Territories, Colonies, and Dependencies

Source: The World Factbook, 2005

The following is a list of dependencies—territories under the jurisdiction of another country.

Under Australian Jurisdiction (6)

  • Ashmore and Cartier Islands
  • Christmas Island
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Coral Sea Islands
  • Heard Island and McDonald Islands
  • Norfolk Island

Under Danish Jurisdiction (2)

Under Dutch Jurisdiction (2)

Under French Jurisdiction (16)

Under New Zealand Jurisdiction (3)

  • Cook Islands
  • Niue
  • Tokelau

Under Norwegian Jurisdiction (3)

  • Bouvet Island
  • Jan Mayen
  • Svalbard

Under UK Jurisdiction (15)

Under U.S. Jurisdiction (14)

 

Disputed Territories 

  • Antarctica
  • Bajo Nuevo Bank (Petrel Islands)
  • Gaza Strip
  • Paracel Islands
  • Serranilla Bank
  • Spratly Islands
  • West Bank
  • Western Sahara