List of countries in 2008

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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
Other states
Non-Sovereign Territories: Australia - Denmark - France - Netherlands - New Zealand - Norway - United Kingdom - United States
See also - Notes - External links

Internationally recognized sovereign statesEdit

In 2008, there were 193 states which were diplomatically recognized by a majority of sovereign states. United Nations member states are indicated by [UN].

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  •   Ecuador - Republic of Ecuador [UN]
  •   Egypt - Arab Republic of Egypt [UN]
  •   El Salvador - Republic of El Salvador [UN]
  •   Equatorial Guinea - Republic of Equatorial Guinea [UN]
  •   Eritrea - State of Eritrea [UN]
  •   Estonia - Republic of Estonia [UN]
  •   Ethiopia - Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia [UN]

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  •   Fiji - Republic of the Fiji Islands [UN]
  •   Finland - Republic of Finland [UN]
  •   France - French Republic [UN]

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  •   Gabon - Gabonese Republic [UN]
  •   The Gambia - Republic of the Gambia [UN]
  •   Georgia [UN]
  •   Germany - Federal Republic of Germany [UN]
  •   Ghana - Republic of Ghana [UN]
  •   Greece - Hellenic Republic [UN]
  •   Grenada [UN]
  •   Guatemala - Republic of Guatemala [UN]
  •   Guinea - Republic of Guinea [UN]
  •   Guinea-Bissau - Republic of Guinea-Bissau [UN]
  •   Guyana - Co-operative Republic of Guyana [UN]

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  •   Haiti - Republic of Haiti [UN]
  •   Honduras - Republic of Honduras [UN]
  •   Hungary - Republic of Hungary [UN]

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  •   Iceland - Republic of Iceland [UN]
  •   India - Republic of India [UN]
  •   Indonesia - Republic of Indonesia [UN]
  •   Iran - Islamic Republic of Iran [UN]
  •    Iraq - Republic of Iraq [UN]
  •   Ireland - Republic of Ireland [UN]
  •   Israel - State of Israel [UN]
  •   Italy - Italian Republic [UN]

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

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  •   Namibia - Republic of Namibia [UN]
  •   Nauru - Republic of Nauru [UN]
  •     Nepal [UN]
    • State of Nepal (to May 28)
    • Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (from May 28)
  •   Netherlands - Kingdom of the Netherlands [UN]
  •   New Zealand [UN]
  •   Nicaragua - Republic of Nicaragua [UN]
  •   Niger - Republic of Niger [UN]
  •   Nigeria - Federal Republic of Nigeria [UN]
  •   Norway - Kingdom of Norway [UN]

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  •   Oman - Sultanate of Oman [UN]

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  •   Qatar - State of Qatar [UN]

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  •   Vanuatu - Republic of Vanuatu [UN]
  •    Vatican City - State of the Vatican City
  •   Venezuela - Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela [UN]
  •   Vietnam - Socialist Republic of Vietnam [UN]

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  •   Yemen - Republic of Yemen [UN]

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  •   Zambia - Republic of Zambia [UN]
  •   Zimbabwe - Republic of Zimbabwe [UN]

Other statesEdit

In 2008, there were eleven states which were not recognized as sovereign by a majority of countries.

Non-Sovereign TerritoriesEdit

AustraliaEdit

DenmarkEdit

FranceEdit

NetherlandsEdit

New ZealandEdit

  •   Cook Islands (Self-governing state in free association with New Zealand)
  •   Niue (Self-governing state in free association with New Zealand)
  •   Ross Dependency (Uninhabited dependent territory)[1]
  •     Tokelau (Dependent territory)

NorwayEdit

United KingdomEdit

United StatesEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Including an Antarctic claim, neither recognized nor disputed under the terms of the Antarctic Treaty System.
  2. Referred to in the United Nations as the "Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia".
  3. Also known in English as "East Timor"
  4. The Republic of China did not officially refer to itself as Taiwan, instead calling itself the "Republic of China" or (occasionally) the "Republic of China (Taiwan)". In international contexts, the state was sometimes known as "Chinese Taipei".
  5. Claimed in part by Mauritius, the Comoros, Seychelles, and Madagascar
  6. Claimed by the Comoros
  7. 7.0 7.1 Claimed by Argentina
  8. Claimed by Spain
  9. Claimed by Haiti
  10. Claimed by the Marshall Islands

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