Former Colonial Holders

Can you name the countries which used to possess colonies?

Examples of former coloniesColonial Power
Nauru, Papua
Nicobar Islands
Arguin, St Thomas
Australia, Canada, India, South Africa
St Andrews Island
Frederik Oerne Islands, Iceland
Algeria, Indochina, Madagascar
Kamerun, Nauru, Togoland, Wituland
Albania, Eritrea, Libya
Examples of former coloniesColonial Power
Korea, Taiwan
Saint-Barthelemy, Tortuga
Ceylon, Mauritius, Sao Tome
Nauru, Western Samoa
Jan Mayen, Svalbard
Iraq, Lebanon, Syria
Barbados, Cisplatina, Mozambique
Alaska, Finland, Poland
Jamaica, Philippines, Trinidad
Estonia, Ingria, Livonia
Philippines, Puerto Rico
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  • Protectorates and leased lands included, but not those incorporated (such as the Austrian possessions in Europe) or in personal unions, while Ancient and Medieval colonial powers are excluded.
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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017

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