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Group of 3 islands in the Western Caribbean Zone. Located south of Cuba. Considered a major offshore financial centre in the Caribbean.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
Area perpetually leased to the US for the purpose of fueling station in a Treaty of 1903, signed by president T.Roosevelt. Today best known as military prison and detention camp.Base under US Extraterritorial Jurisdiction
Uninhabited reef with some small islets in the western Caribbean Sea. Even known as 'Petrel Islands'. Claimed by Colombia, Jamaica and Nicaragua.Administered by the United States as Unincorporated unorganized territory
Island in the southern Caribbean Sea. First country to secede from the Netherland Antilles in 1986.Constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Largest and most populous of the ABC islands in the Lesser Antilles. Maybe it's name is derived from the Portuguese word for 'heart'.Constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
One of the ABC islands and one of the BES islands. Its name comes from a Caiquetio word, meaning 'good air'.Special Municipality of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Island in the eastern Caribbean Sea. Named by Columbus in 1502. Locally called 'Madiana' or 'Madinina' (Island of Flowers).Overseas Region and Department of France
Archipelago located in the Leeward Islands. Named by Columbus after a monastery in Estremadura.Overseas Region and Department of France
Named by Columbus after a mountain in Catalonia. Its capital was abandoned in 1997 because of the Soufriere Hills volcano's eruptions.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
One of the 5 territories that constituted the Netherland Antilles. Affectionately known to the locals as 'Statia'.Special Municipality of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Seen by Columbus in 1493. Claimed for the King of France in 1635. Colonized by Dutch in 1640. Known as 'The Unspoiled Queen' of the Caribbean.Special Municipality of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Named by Columbus after his brother. Only Caribbean island to have been a Swedish colony for almost a century.Overseas Collectivity of France
One of the 5 territories that constituted the Netherland Antilles. Bordering a French Collectivity.Constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
One of the most northerly of the Leeward Islands. The island's capital is The Valley.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
Group of islands, consisting of the main islands of Saint Croix, Saint John and Saint Thomas and many other surrounding minor isles. US Territory, purchased from Denmark in 1917.Insular Area of the United States
Group of islands, consisting of the main islands of Tortola, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke, along with over fifty other smaller isles.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
Popularly known as 'La Isla del Encanto'. US Territory located in the northeastern Caribbean Sea.Insular Area of the United States
Territory consisting of two groups of tropical islands in the West Indies, southeast of Mayaguana and north of Hispaniola.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
Located in the North Atlantic Ocean. Officially known as Somers Islands.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
Archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean. Named by Portuguese explorers 'Ilhas das Onze Mil Virgens'Overseas Collectivity of France
Occupied by the USA between 1941 and 1945. Least densely populated territory in the world, mostly covered by the ice sheet.Self-governing Territory of Denmark
Large Arctic island group, about midway between mainland Norway and the North Pole.Integral Overseas Territory of Norway
Single isolated island in the Arctic, between the Greenland Sea and the Norwegian Sea.Integral Overseas Territory of Norway
Island group situated approximately halfway between Great Britain and Iceland. Part of Denmark since 1948, but still not of the EU. Tórshavn is the capital city.Self-governing Territory of Denmark
Island located in the middle of the northern Irish Sea, approximately equidistant from Great Britain and Ireland.Crown Dependency of the United Kingdom
Archipelago located in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy, and including two separate bailiwicks. Considered the remnants of the Duchy of Normandy.Crown Dependency of the United Kingdom
Archipelago in the Baltic Sea, situated at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia. Even called 'Ahvenanmaa'.Autonomous Region of Finland
Landlocked region in the South Caucasus. Since the end of the war in 1994, despite the ceasefire, fatalities due to armed conflicts continued.De facto independent republic, regarded internationally as a region of Azerbaijan
Political entity on the eastern coast of the Black Sea and the south-western flank of the Caucasus whose status is disputed.De facto independent state, regarded internationally as de jure part of Georgia.
Disputed region on the southern side of the Caucasus. Its declaration of independence in 1990 led to the 1991–1992 War, ended with a Russian-brokered ceasefire.De facto independent state, regarded internationally as de jure part of Georgia.
Landlocked territory located on the Jordan River in the Middle East.Palestinian territory
Located on the Eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Bordered by Egypt and Israel.Palestinian territory
Tensions between the Greek and Turkish populations culminated in 1974 and resulted in a partitioning of the island. Attempts to reach a solution have so far been unsuccessful.De facto state, regarded internationally as part of the Republic of Cyprus.
Created in 1960 by the Treaty of Establishment, when the island achieved independence from the British Empire, as military bases under British sovereignty.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
Mountain on the eponymous peninsula in Macedonia. Spiritually, under the direct jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Entry for women is prohibited.Self-governed region of Greece
Located along the Mediterranean coast of North Africa, just 13 km (8 mi) to north of Nador. Claimed by Morocco.Autonomous Ciy of Spain
Located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance of the Mediterranean.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
Former Spanish colony. Disputed territory in North Africa. One of the most sparsely populated territories in the world, mainly consisting of desert flatlands.Since the Madrid Accords of 1975-76, parts of Western Sahara have been administered by Morocco and others by Mauritania. A Free Zone is administered by the Polisario Front (SADR).
Located on the northern Atlantic coast of South America. Consisting of 2 main geographical areas:a coastal strip (where most people live) and a dense near-inaccessible rainforestOverseas Region and Department of France
Isolated volcanic island in the equatorial waters of the Atlantic Ocean, roughly midway between the horn of South America and Africa. Named after the feast day of its discovery.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
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Island of volcanic origin in the South Atlantic Ocean. For centuries, an important stopover for ships sailing to Europe from South Africa. Place of exile and death for Napoleon I.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
Considered the 'most remote inhabited location on Earth', lying 2,816 km (1,750 mi) from the nearest land. Edinburgh of the Seven Seas is the main settlement of the island.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
Uninhabited Antarctic volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean. Located in the south-southwest of South Africa.Dependency of Norway
Located in the southern Atlantic Ocean. Claimed by Argentina. There are scientific bases at Bird Island and King Edward Point.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
Archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean. Named after the first settlers from the Breton port of Saint-Malo as Iles Malouines. Renamed after the channel between the 2 main islands.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
Uninhabited volcanic island in the Bellingshausen Sea, part of the Norwegian Antarctic Territory.Dependency of Norway. Subject to the Antarctic Treaty System.
Named after Sir James Clark Ross, who took possession of the territory in 1841 on behalf of Britain.Dependency of New Zealand. Subject to the Antarctic Treaty System.
Inhabited only by the staff of research stations. Placed under the authority of Australia in 1933 and bounded by Queen Maud Land and the Ross Dependency.External Territory of Australia. Subject to the Antarctic Treaty System.
Territory with no permanent population. Consisting of several islands in the Indian Ocean and Adélie Land.Overseas Territory of France
Here are the only two active volcanoes in Australian territory, one of which, Mawson Peak, is the highest Australian mountain.External Territory of Australia
Named after Maud of Wales, queen consort of King Haakon VII of Norway.Dependency of Norway. Subject to the Antarctic Treaty System.
Located in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Easternmost point of Africa.Dependency of Mauritius
Previously known as 'Île Bourbon'. Located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar.Overseas Department of France
Known as 'Mahoré'. Archipelago located in the northern Mozambique Channel.Overseas Collectivity of France
Unrecognized state in the Horn of Africa, lying along the Gulf of Aden. Independence declared in 1991.De facto independent republic, regarded internationally as an autonomous region of Somalia.
Created in 1965 for mutual military use by the UK and the US.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
Group of two atolls and 27 coral islands. Located in the Indian Ocean, approximately midway between Australia and Sri Lanka.External Territory of Australia
Captain William Mynors named the island in 1643 after the day he sailed there.External Territory of Australia
Formed by two groups of uninhabited tropical islands. Located in the south of Rote Island in the Indian Ocean.External Territory of Australia
Located on the western side of the Pearl River Delta. Overseas Portuguese Territory until 1999.Special Administrative Region of China
One of the most densely populated areas in the world. Enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea. Occupied by the UK in 1841.Special Administrative Region of China
Discovered by Magellan in 1521 in the name of the Spanish Crown. Ceded to Germany in 1898, then occupied by Japan until U.S. forces won in 1944 the Battle of Saipan.Insular Area of the United States
US Territory and largest island in Micronesia. It was only US-held island in the region before World War II.Insular Area of the United States
Atoll located in the North Pacific Ocean, near the northwestern end of Hawaii. National Wildlife Refuge, site of the world's largest Laysan albatross colony.United States Minor Outlying Islands
Uninhabited atoll located just north of the equator in the central Pacific Ocean. Discovered in 1818. Originally named 'New Nantucket'.United States Minor Outlying Islands
Group of 3 tropical coral atolls. Formerly known as 'The Union Islands'.Territory of New Zealand
Polynesian island territory in the South Pacific. Made up of 3 main volcanic tropical islands along with a number of tiny islets and split into 2 island groups: Uvea and Hoorn.Overseas Collectivity of France
Island group, home to a small but unique indigenous ethnic group, a recognizable minority within Fiji. In 1985, 85% of inhabitants voted against opening the island up to tourism.Self-governing dependency of Fiji.
Popularly known as 'le Caillou'. Located in the subregion of Melanesia in the southwest Pacific.Sui Generis Collectivity of France
Group of small and mostly uninhabited tropical islands and reefs, in the Coral Sea.External Territory of Australia
Located in the Pacific Ocean. The evergreen pine is a symbol of the island and thus pictured on its flag.External Territory of Australia
Archipelago located in the Pacific Ocean, roughly 800 km (500 mi) east of Christchurch. and named after the largest island in the group.Special Territorial Authority of New Zealand
Commonly known as the 'Rock of Polynesia'.Self -governing state in free association with New Zealand
Located in the South Pacific Ocean. Southernmost territory of the United States.Insular Area of the United States
Group of 15 islands and two reefs. Its main population centres are on the island of Rarotonga.Self -governing state in free association with New Zealand
Located in the southern Pacific Ocean. Group of around 130 Polynesian islands. The most famous and populous one is Tahiti in the Society Islands group.French Overseas Collectivity
Group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean. Best known as home of the descendants of the Bounty mutineers.Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
Widely famous for its monumental statues called 'moai'.Special Territory of Chile
Sparsely inhabited island group in the South Pacific Ocean. The sailor Alexander Selkirk lived here for four years and may have inspired the novel 'Robinson Crusoe'.Special Territory of Chile
Uninhabited coral atoll in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Also known as 'Isla de la Pasión'.Overseas Territory of France

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