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Contents: Internationally recognized sovereign states: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V Y Z
Occupied states
Other states
Non-Sovereign Territories: Australia - Condominiums - Denmark - France - India - International - League of Nations - Netherlands - New Zealand - Norway - Portugal - Spain - United Kingdom - United Nations - United States

Internationally recognized sovereign states


  •  Afghanistan - Kingdom of Afghanistan
  • Albania Albania - People's Republic of Albania
  •  Algeria - People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
  •  Andorra - Principality of Andorra
  •  Argentina - Argentine Republic
  •  Australia - Commonwealth of Australia
  •  Austria - Republic of Austria


  •  Belgium - Kingdom of Belgium
  •  Bhutan - Kingdom of Bhutan
  •  Bolivia - Republic of Bolivia
  •  Brazil - Republic of the United States of Brazil
  • Bulgaria Bulgaria - People's Republic of Bulgaria
  •  Burma - Union of Burma
  • Flag of Burundi (1962 to 1966).svg Burundi - Kingdom of Burundi







  •  Haiti - Republic of Haiti
  •  Honduras - Republic of Honduras
  • Hungary Hungary - People's Republic of Hungary


  •  Iceland - Republic of Iceland
  •  India - Republic of India
  •  Indonesia - Republic of Indonesia
  • Iran Iran - Imperial State of Iran
  •  Iraq - Republic of Iraq
  •  Ireland - Republic of Ireland
  •  Israel - State of Israel
  •  Italy - Italian Republic
  •  Ivory Coast - Republic of Ivory Coast




  • Laos Laos - Kingdom of Laos
  •  Lebanon - Lebanese Republic
  •  Liberia - Republic of Liberia
  • Libya Libya
    • United Kingdom of Libya (to April 25)
    • Kingdom of Libya (from April 25)
  •  Liechtenstein - Principality of Liechtenstein
  •  Luxembourg - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg


  •  Malagasy Republic
  •  Malaya - Federation of Malaya (to September 16)
  •  Malaysia - Malaysia (from September 16)
  •  Mali - Republic of Mali
  •  Mauritania - Islamic Republic of Mauritania
  • Flag of Mexico (1934-1968).svg Mexico - United Mexican States
  •  Monaco - Principality of Monaco
  • Mongolia Mongolia - People's Republic of Mongolia
  •  Morocco - Kingdom of Morocco


  •  Nepal - Kingdom of Nepal
  •  Netherlands - Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • New Zealand New Zealand - Dominion of New Zealand
  •  Nicaragua - Republic of Nicaragua
  •  Niger - Republic of Niger
  •  Nigeria
    • Federation of Nigeria (to October 1)
    • Federal Republic of Nigeria (from October 1)
  •  Norway - Kingdom of Norway



  • Romania Rumania - Rumanian People's Republic
  •  Rwanda - Rwandan Republic







  •  Yemen - Yemen Arab Republic
  •  Yugoslavia
    • Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia (to April 7)
    • Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (from April 7)


  • Zanzibar-dec-1963-jan-1964.svg Zanzibar - Sultanate of Zanzibar (from December 10)

Occupied states

  • Estonia Estonia - Republic of Estonia
  • Latvia Latvia - Republic of Latvia
  • Lithuania Lithuania - Republic of Lithuania

Other states

  •  China, People's Republic of
  •  Katanga - State of Katanga (to January 21)
  •  Rwenzururu - Kingdom of Rwenzururu (from February 13)
  •  Suvadive Islands - United Suvadive Republic (to September 23)

Non-Sovereign Territories



  • United States  Canton and Enderbury Islands (Anglo-American condominium)
  • New Hebrides New Hebrides Flag Vanuatu 1963.svg New Hebrides (Anglo-French condominium)



  • France Bassas da India (Uninhabited possession)
  • France Clipperton Island (Uninhabited possession)
  • France Flag of the Comoros (1963 to 1975).svg Comoros - State of Comoros (Autonomous overseas territory)
  • France Europa Island (Uninhabited possession)
  • France French Polynesia - Territory of French Polynesia (Overseas territory)
  • France French Somaliland - Territory of French Somaliland (Overseas territory)
  • Flag of the Senior Administrator of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands.svg French Southern and Antarctic Lands - Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands (Uninhabited overseas territory)
  • France Glorioso Islands (Uninhabited possession)
  • France Juan de Nova Island (Uninhabited possession)
  •  New Caledonia - Territory of New Caledonia and Dependencies (Overseas territory)
  •  Saint Pierre and Miquelon - Territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (Overseas territory)
  • France Tromelin Island (Uninhabited possession)
  • Wallis flag.png Wallis and Futuna - Territory of Wallis and Futuna Islands (Overseas territory)


  •  Sikkim - Kingdom of Sikkim (Protectorate)


  • Berlin West Berlin (Occupied territory governed by France, the United Kingdom, and the United States)

League of Nations Mandates


New Zealand



  • Portugal Angola (Overseas province)
  • Portugal Cape Verde Islands (Overseas province)
  • Portugal Macau (Overseas province)
  • Portugal Moçambique (Overseas province)
  • Portugal Portuguese Guinea (Overseas province)
  • Portugal Portuguese Timor (Overseas province)
  • Portugal São Tomé and Príncipe (Overseas province)


  • Fernando Pó (Overseas province, to December 15)
  • Equatorial Guinea (Self-governing overseas province, from December 15)
  • Ifni (Overseas province)
  • Río Muni (Overseas province, to December 15)
  • Spanish Sahara (Overseas province)

United Kingdom

  • Colony of Aden Federation of South Arabia Aden (to January 18), South Arabia (from January 18)
    • Aden Colony and Protectorate (Crown colony and protectorate, to January 18)
    • Federation and Protectorate of South Arabia (Crown colony and protectorate, from January 18)
  • United Kingdom Akrotiri and Dhekelia - Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia (Sovereign base areas administrated as a single colony)
  •  Antigua and Barbuda (Crown colony)
  •  Bahama Islands (Crown colony)
  • Flag of Bahrain (1932 to 1972).svg Bahrain - Sheikdom of Bahrain (Protectorate)
  •  Barbados (Crown colony)
  • United Kingdom Basutoland - Territory of Basutoland (Crown colony)
  • United Kingdom Bechuanaland - Bechuanaland Protectorate (Protectorate)
  • Flag of Bermuda 1910.svg Bermuda (Crown colony)
  • United Kingdom British Antarctic Territory (Uninhabited colony)
  •  British Guiana (Crown colony)
  • Flag of Belize (1950-1981).png British Honduras (Crown colony)
  •  British Virgin Islands (Crown colony)
  • United Kingdom British Western Pacific Territories (Crown colony)
  •  Brunei - State of Brunei Darussalam (Protectorate)
  •  Cayman Islands (Crown colony)
  •  Dominica (Crown colony)
  • Flag of the Falkland Islands (1948-1999).svg Falkland Islands (Crown colony)
  •  Fiji (Crown colony)
  • Gm colonia.png Gambia - Gambia Colony and Protectorate (Crown colony and protectorate, to October 3; self-governing crown colony and protectorate, from October 3)
  •  Gibraltar (Crown colony)
  • Missing Blue Ensign.svg Grenada (Crown colony)
  •  Guernsey - Bailiwick of Guernsey (Crown dependency)
  •  Hong Kong (Crown colony)
  • Flag of the Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man.svg Isle of Man (Crown dependency)
  •  Jersey - Bailiwick of Jersey (Crown dependency)
  •  Kenya - Kenya Colony and Protectorate (Crown colony and protectorate, to June 1; Self-governing crown colony and protectorate, from June 1 to December 12)
  • Flag of the Maldives 1953.png Maldive Islands - Sultanate of the Maldive Islands (Protectorate)
  • Flag of Malta (1943).svg Malta (Crown colony)
  •  Mauritius (Crown colony)
  • Old Flag of Montserrat.svg Montserrat (Crown colony)
  • Flag of Muscat.svg Muscat and Oman - Sultanate of Muscat and Oman (Protectorate)
  • Missing Blue Ensign.svg Sabah North Borneo (Crown colony, to August 31; Self-governing crown colony, from August 31 to September 16)
  •  Northern Rhodesia - Protectorate of Northern Rhodesia (Protectorate, from December 31)
  •  Nyasaland - Nyasaland Protectorate (Protectorate, from December 31)
  • United Kingdom Pitcairn Islands - Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands (Crown colony)
  • Flag of Qatar (1949).svg Qatar - Sheikdom of Qatar (Protectorate)
  • Flag of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.svg Rhodesia and Nyasaland - Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (Crown colony, to December 31)
  • Flag of St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.svg Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla (Crown colony)
  • Flag of Saint Helena (1874-1984).svg Saint Helena (Crown colony)
  •  Saint Lucia (Crown colony)
  •  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Crown colony)
  • Colonial flag of Sarawak.png Sarawak (Crown colony, to August 31; self-governing crown colony, from August 31 to September 16)
  • Missing Blue Ensign.svg Seychelles (Crown colony)
  •  Singapore - State of Singapore (Self-governing crown colony, to August 31)
  •  Southern Rhodesia - Colony of Southern Rhodesia (Crown colony, from December 31)
  • United Kingdom Swaziland - Swaziland Protectorate (Protectorate)
  •  Tonga - Kingdom of Tonga (Protectorate)
  • Sharjah (emirate) Trucial States (Protectorate)
  • Missing Blue Ensign.svg Turks and Caicos Islands (Crown colony)
  • British Resident of Zanzibar flag (1955-1963).svg Zanzibar - Sultanate of Zanzibar (Protectorate,to December 10)

United Nations Trust Territories and others

  • Australia Nauru (Administered by Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom)
  • Australia Papua and New Guinea - Territory of Papua and New Guinea (Administered by Australia)
  • United Nations Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (Administered by the United States)
  • United Nations Western New Guinea - United Nations Temporary Executive Authority (to May 1)

United States

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