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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 - Denmark - France - International - League of Nations - Netherlands - New Zealand - Norway - Portugal - United Kingdom - United Nations - United States
Notes

Internationally recognized sovereign states

A

B

C

D

E

F

  •  Fiji - Dominion of Fiji
  •  Finland - Republic of Finland
  •  France - French Republic

G

H

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

I

J

K

  • Kampuchea (Disputed between two governments)
    • Cambodia People's Republic of Kampuchea
    • Cambodia Democratic Kampuchea (to June 22)
    • Cambodia Coalition Government of Democratic Kampuchea (from June 22)
  •  Kenya - Republic of Kenya
  •  Kiribati - Republic of Kiribati
  •  Korea, North - Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  •  Korea, South - Republic of Korea
  •  Kuwait - State of Kuwait

L

  •  Laos - Lao People's Democratic Republic
  •  Lebanon - Lebanese Republic
  •  Lesotho - Kingdom of Lesotho
  •  Liberia - Republic of Liberia
  •  Libya - Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  •  Liechtenstein - Principality of Liechtenstein
  •  Luxembourg - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

M

N

O

  • Old Flag of Oman.svg Oman - Sultanate of Oman

P

Q

  •  Qatar - State of Qatar

R

  •  Romania - Socialist Republic of Romania
  •  Rwanda - Rwandan Republic

S

T

U

V

W

Y

  •  Yemen, North - Yemen Arab Republic
  •  Yemen, South - People's Democratic Republic of Yemen
  •  Yugoslavia - Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Z

Occupied states

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

Other states

  •  Bophuthatswana - Republic of Bophuthatswana
    • South African bantustan. Nominally independent but only recognized by South Africa.
  •  Ciskei - Republic of Ciskei
    • South African bantustan. Nominally independent but only recognized by South Africa.
  • Rwenzururu flag.png Rwenzururu - Kingdom of Rwenzururu (to August 15)
    • De facto independent state. Claimed by Uganda. Not recognized as sovereign by any other state.
  •  Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
    • De facto independent state recognized by several UN member states. The territories under its control, the so-called Free Zone, were claimed in whole by Morocco as part of its Southern Provinces. In turn, the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic claimed the part of the Western Sahara to the west of the Moroccan Wall controlled by Morocco. Its government resided in exile in Algeria.
  •  Taiwan - Republic of China
    • De facto independent state; de jure the Republic of China, a polity regarded by the People's Republic of China to be its defunct (and no longer legitimate) predecessor state. In addition to Taiwan, the Republic of China also governed part of the Spratly Islands and had not renounced claims over mainland China and Mongolia. The territory of the Republic of China was claimed by the People's Republic of China.
  •  Transkei - Republic of Transkei
    • South African bantustan. Nominally independent but only recognized by South Africa.
  •  Venda - Republic of Venda
    • South African bantustan. Nominally independent but only recognized by South Africa.

Non-Sovereign Territories

Australia

Denmark

France

  • France Bassas da India (Uninhabited possession)
  • France Clipperton Island (Uninhabited possession)
  • France Europa Island (Uninhabited possession)
  • France French Polynesia - Territory of French Polynesia (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)
  •  Mayotte - Territorial Collectivity of Mayotte (Territorial collectivity)
  •  New Caledonia - Territory of New Caledonia and Dependencies (Overseas territory)
  • France Tromelin Island (Uninhabited possession)
  • Wallis flag.png Wallis and Futuna - Territory of Wallis and Futuna Islands (Overseas territory)

International

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

League of Nations Mandates

Netherlands

New Zealand

  •  Cook Islands (Self-governing state in free association with New Zealand)
  •  Niue (Self-governing state in free association with New Zealand)
  • New Zealand Ross Dependency (Uninhabited dependent territory)
  • New Zealand Tokelau (Dependent territory)

Norway

Portugal

  • Portugal Macau (Chinese territory under Portuguese administration)

United Kingdom

United Nations Trust Territories

  •  Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (Administered by the United States)

United States

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