|Akrotiri||none (overseas territory of the UK)|
|American Samoa||none (territory of the US)|
|Andorra||the US does not have an embassy in Andorra; the US Ambassador to Spain is accredited to Andorra; US interests in Andorra are represented by the Consulate General's office in Barcelona (Spain); mailing address: Paseo Reina Elisenda de Montcada, 23, 08034 Barcelona, Spain; telephone:  (93) 280-2227; FAX:  (93) 280-6175|
|Anguilla||none (overseas territory of the UK)|
|Antigua and Barbuda||the US does not have an embassy in Antigua and Barbuda; the US Ambassador to Barbados is accredited to Antigua and Barbuda|
|Aruba||the US does not have an embassy in Aruba; the Consul General to Curacao is accredited to Aruba|
|Ashmore and Cartier Islands||none (territory of Australia)|
|Bhutan||the US and Bhutan have no formal diplomatic relations, although informal contact is maintained between the Bhutanese and US Embassy in New Delhi (India)|
|British Indian Ocean Territory||none (overseas territory of the UK)|
|British Virgin Islands||none (overseas territory of the UK)|
|Cayman Islands||none (overseas territory of the UK); consular services provided through the US Embassy in Jamaica|
|Christmas Island||none (territory of Australia)|
|Cocos (Keeling) Islands||none (territory of Australia)|
|Comoros||the US does not have an embassy in Comoros; the ambassador to Madagascar is accredited to Comoros|
|Cook Islands||none (self-governing in free association with New Zealand)|
|Coral Sea Islands||none (territory of Australia)|
|Cuba||none; note - the US has an Interests Section in the Swiss Embassy, headed by Chief of Mission Jonathan D. FARRAR; address: USINT, Swiss Embassy, Calzada between L and M Streets, Vedado, Havana; telephone:  (7) 833-3551 through 3559 (operator assistance required); FAX:  (7) 833-1653; protecting power in Cuba is Switzerland|
|Dhekelia||none (overseas territory of the UK)|
|Dominica||the US does not have an embassy in Dominica; the US Ambassador to Barbados is accredited to Dominica|
|Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)||none (overseas territory of the UK; also claimed by Argentina)|
|Faroe Islands||none (self-governing overseas administrative division of Denmark)|
|French Guiana||none (overseas department of France)|
|French Polynesia||none (overseas lands of France)|
|French Southern and Antarctic Lands||none (overseas territory of France)|
|Gibraltar||none (overseas territory of the UK)|
|Greenland||none (self-governing overseas administrative division of Denmark)|
|Guadeloupe||none (overseas department of France)|
|Guam||none (territory of the US)|
|Guernsey||none (British crown dependency)|
|Guinea-Bissau||the US Embassy suspended operations on 14 June 1998 in the midst of violent conflict between forces loyal to then President VIEIRA and military-led junta; the US Ambassador to Senegal is accredited to Guinea-Bissau|
|Heard Island and McDonald Islands||none (territory of Australia)|
|Iran||none; note - the US Interests Section is located in the Embassy of Switzerland No. 39 Shahid Mousavi (Golestan 5th), Pasdaran Ave., Tehran, Iran; telephone  21 2254 2178/2256 5273; FAX  21 2258 0432|
|Jersey||none (British crown dependency)|
|Kiribati||the US does not have an embassy in Kiribati; the US ambassador to Fiji is accredited to Kiribati|
|Libya||the US suspended all embassy activities in Tripoli in May 1980, resumed embassy activities in February 2004 under the protective power of the US interests section of the Belgian Embassy in Tripoli, then opened a Liaison Office in Tripoli in June 2004|
|Liechtenstein||the US does not have an embassy in Liechtenstein; the US Ambassador to Switzerland is accredited to Liechtenstein|
|Macau||the US has no offices in Macau; US Consulate General in Hong Kong is accredited to Macau|
|Maldives||the US does not have an embassy in Maldives; the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Ambassador Patricia A. BUTENIS, is accredited to Maldives and makes periodic visits|
|Martinique||none (overseas department of France)|
|Mayotte||none (territorial overseas collectivity of France)|
|Monaco||the US does not have an embassy in Monaco; the US Ambassador to France is accredited to Monaco; the US Consul General in Marseille (France), under the authority of the US ambassador to France, handles routine diplomatic and consular matters concerning Monaco|
|Montserrat||none (overseas territory of the UK)|
|Nauru||the US does not have an embassy in Nauru; the US Ambassador to Fiji is accredited to Nauru|
|Navassa Island||none (territory of the US)|
|New Caledonia||none (overseas territory of France)|
|Niue||none (self-governing territory in free association with New Zealand)|
|Norfolk Island||none (territory of Australia)|
|North Korea||none; note - Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang represents the US as consular protecting power|
|Paraguay||Ambassador Liliana AYALDE|
|Pitcairn Islands||none (overseas territory of the UK)|
|Puerto Rico||none (territory of the US with commonwealth status)|
|Reunion||none (overseas department of France)|
|Saint Barthelemy||none (overseas collectivity of France)|
|Saint Helena||none (overseas territory of the UK)|
|Saint Kitts and Nevis||the US does not have an embassy in Saint Kitts and Nevis; the US Ambassador to Barbados is accredited to Saint Kitts and Nevis|
|Saint Lucia||the US does not have an embassy in Saint Lucia; the US Ambassador to Barbados is accredited to Saint Lucia|
|Saint Martin||none (overseas collectivity of France)|
|Saint Pierre and Miquelon||none (territorial overseas collectivity of France)|
|Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||the US does not have an embassy in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; the US Ambassador to Barbados is accredited to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines|
|San Marino||the US does not have an embassy in San Marino; the ambassador to Italy is accredited to San Marino|
|Sao Tome and Principe||the US does not have an embassy in Sao Tome and Principe; the Ambassador to Gabon is accredited to Sao Tome and Principe on a nonresident basis and makes periodic visits to the islands|
|Seychelles||the US does not have an embassy in Seychelles; the ambassador to Mauritius is accredited to Seychelles|
|Solomon Islands||the US does not have an embassy in the Solomon Islands; the US ambassador to Papua New Guinea is accredited to the Solomon Islands|
|Somalia||the US does not have an embassy in Somalia; US interests are represented by the US Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya at United Nations Avenue, Nairobi; mailing address: Unit 64100, Nairobi; APO AE 09831; telephone:  (20) 363-6000; FAX  (20) 363-6157|
|South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands||none (overseas territory of the UK, also claimed by Argentina)|
|Taiwan||none; commercial and cultural relations with the people on Taiwan are maintained through an unofficial instrumentality, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), a private nonprofit corporation that performs citizen and consular services similar to those at diplomatic posts|
|Tokelau||none (territory of New Zealand)|
|Tonga||the US does not have an embassy in Tonga; the US ambassador to Fiji is accredited to Tonga|
|Turks and Caicos Islands||none (overseas territory of the UK)|
|Tuvalu||the US does not have an embassy in Tuvalu; the US ambassador to Fiji is accredited to Tuvalu|
|Vanuatu||the US does not have an embassy in Vanuatu; the US ambassador to Papua New Guinea is accredited to Vanuatu|
|Virgin Islands||none (territory of the US)|
|Wallis and Futuna||none (overseas territory of France)|
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