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Background > Dependency status: Countries Compared

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COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Abkhazia De facto sovereign state lacking general international recognition Recognized by the United Nations as part of Georgia
American Samoa Insular area of the United States of America
Anguilla Territory of the United Kingdom
Aruba Country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Ashmore and Cartier Islands External territory of Australia
Baker Island Insular area of the United States of America
Bermuda Territory of the United Kingdom
Bouvet Island Dependent territory of Norway
British Indian Ocean Territory Overseas territory of the United Kingdom
British Virgin Islands Territory of the United Kingdom
Cayman Islands Territory of the United Kingdom
Christmas Island External territory of Australia
Clipperton Island French government possession
Cocos (Keeling) Islands External territory of Australia
Cook Islands Self-governing parliamentary democracy in free association with New Zealand . It shares a head of state with New Zealand as well as having shared citizenship , but is independent in its international affairs.
Coral Sea Islands External territory of Australia
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Territory of the United Kingdom
Faroe Islands Self-governing territory of the Danish Realm
French Guiana Part ( overseas department ) of France
French Polynesia Overseas collectivity of France
French Southern and Antarctic Lands Overseas territory of France
Gibraltar Overseas territory of the United Kingdom
Greenland Country of the Kingdom of Denmark
Guadeloupe Part ( overseas department ) of France
Guam Insular area of the United States of America
Guernsey Crown dependency of the United Kingdom
Heard Island and McDonald Islands External territory of Australia
Hong Kong Special administrative region of China
Howland Island Insular area of the United States of America
Isle of Man Crown dependency of the United Kingdom
Jarvis Island Insular area of the United States of America
Jersey Crown dependency of the United Kingdom
Johnston Atoll Insular area of the United States of America
Kingman Reef Insular area of the United States of America
Kosovo De facto sovereign state recognized by 108 UN member states A United Nations mandate in Serbian territory was put in place starting in 1999.
Macau Special administrative region of China
Martinique Part ( overseas department ) of France
Mayotte Overseas department of France
Montserrat Territory of the United Kingdom
Nagorno-Karabakh De facto sovereign state lacking general international recognition Recognized by the United Nations as part of Azerbaijan
Navassa Island United States Minor Outlying Islands
New Caledonia Sui generis collectivity (special collectivity) of France
Niue Self-governing parliamentary democracy in free association with New Zealand . It shares a head of state with New Zealand as well as having shared citizenship , but is independent in its international affairs.
Norfolk Island Self-governing territory of Australia
Northern Mariana Islands Insular area of the United States of America
Palmyra Atoll Insular area of the United States of America
Pitcairn Islands Overseas territory of the United Kingdom
Puerto Rico Unincorporated commonwealth of the USA
Sahrawi De facto sovereign state lacking general international recognition. It claims the territory of Western Sahara , most of which is controlled by Morocco .
Saint Martin Overseas collectivity of France
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Overseas collectivity of France
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Territory of the United Kingdom
South Ossetia De facto sovereign state lacking general international recognition Recognized by the United Nations as part of Georgia
Svalbard Special territory of Norway (recognized by international treaty)
Taiwan De facto sovereign state lacking general international recognition Recognized by the United Nations as part of China .
Tokelau Dependent territory of New Zealand
Transnistria De facto sovereign state lacking general international recognition Recognized by the United Nations as part of Moldova
Turks and Caicos Islands Territory of the United Kingdom
Virgin Islands Unincorporated organized territory of the USA
Wake Island Insular area of the United States of America
Wallis and Futuna Overseas collectivity of France

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"All countries compared for Background > Dependency status", Wikipedia: List of sovereign states and dependent territories by continent (Africa). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Background/Dependency-status

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