Outlying territory

An outlying territory or separate area is a state territory geographically separated from its parent territory and lies beyond Exclusive Economic Zone of its parent territory.

The tables below are lists of outlying territories which are marked by distinct, non-contiguous maritime boundaries or land boundaries:

Outlying geographical regionsEdit

Outlying Territory Parent Territory- State/Dependency Outlying Territory Note
  Alaska
  United States exclave
  Amsterdam and St.Paul Islands
  French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  India
  Azores
  Portugal autonomous area
  Annobón
  Equatorial Guinea
  Ascension Island
  Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
  Europa and Juan de Nova Islands
  French Southern and Antarctic Lands including Bassas da India
  Bornholm
  Denmark
  Crozet Islands
  French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  Desventuradas Islands
  Chile
  Galápagos Islands
  Ecuador special regime
  Gaza Strip
  Palestine
  Glorioso Islands
  French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  Oecusse
  East Timor autonomous area
  Kaliningrad Oblast
  Russia exclave
  Line Islands (Eastern Kiribati)
  Kiribati
  Macquarie Island
  Australia
  Musandam
  Oman governorate, exclave
  Nakhchivan
  Azerbaijan
  Phoenix Islands (Central Kiribati)
  Kiribati
  Prince Edward Islands
  South Africa
  Tristan da Cunha
  Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
  Trindade and Martim Vaz
  Brazil
  Tromelin Island
  French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Outlying territories outside the continentEdit

Outlying Territory Parent Territory- State Outlying Territory Note
  Bonaire
  Netherlands special municipality of the Netherlands from October 10, 2010; island retains its status as overseas territory of the European Union during transitional period.
  Canary Islands
  Spain
  Easter Island (Rapa Nui)
  Chile new status from 6 June 2007
  East Malaysia
  Malaysia
  French Guiana
  France overseas region
  Guadeloupe
  France overseas region
  Hawaii
  United States
  Madeira
  Portugal autonomous area
  Martinique
  France overseas region
  Mayotte
  France overseas region
  Melilla
  Spain local autonomy
  Minami Torishima
  Japan
  Palmyra Atoll
  United States
  Réunion
  France overseas region
  Saba
  Netherlands special municipalities of the Netherlands from October 10, 2010; islands retain their status as overseas territories of the European Union during this transitional period.
  Sint Eustatius
  Netherlands

Outlying uninhabited dependent territoriesEdit

Outlying Territory Parent Territory- State Outlying Territory Note
  Baker and Howland Islands
  United States dependent territories
  Bouvet Island
  Norway
  British Indian Ocean Territory
  United Kingdom
  Christmas Island
  Australia
  Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  Australia
  Clipperton Island
  France
  Heard and McDonald Islands
  Australia
  Jan Mayen
  Norway
  Jarvis Island
  United States
  Johnston Atoll
  United States
  TAAF, Kerguelen Islands
  France
  Navassa Island
  United States
  Kingman Reef
  United States
  South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  United Kingdom
  Wake Island
  United States

Outlying dependent territories and areas of special sovereigntyEdit

Outlying Territory Parent Territory- State Outlying Territory Note
  American Samoa
  United States
  Anguilla
  United Kingdom
  Aruba
  Kingdom of the Netherlands
  Bermuda
  United Kingdom
  British Virgin Islands
  United Kingdom
  Cayman Islands
  United Kingdom
  Cook Islands
  New Zealand
  Curaçao
  Kingdom of the Netherlands
  Falkland Islands
  United Kingdom
  Faroe Islands
  Denmark
  French Polynesia
  France
  Greenland
  Denmark
  Gibraltar
  United Kingdom
  Guam
  United States
  Montserrat
  United Kingdom
  New Caledonia
  France
  Niue
  New Zealand
  Norfolk Island
  Australia
  Northern Mariana Islands
  United States
  Pitcairn Islands
  United Kingdom
  Puerto Rico
  United States
  Saint Barthélemy
  France
  Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, (Saint Helena)
  United Kingdom
  Saint Martin
  France
  Saint Pierre and Miquelon
  France
  Sint Maarten
  Kingdom of the Netherlands
  Svalbard
  Norway Svalbard has not got EEZ, its sea waters under special regime by Svalbard treaty.
  Tokelau
  New Zealand
  Turks and Caicos Islands
  United Kingdom
  Virgin Islands, U.S.
  United States
  Wallis and Futuna
  France

NotesEdit

  • 1. Enclaves are not included.
  • 2. Disputed outlying territories in the Spratly Islands are not included.

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