THE GS WEB SITE

COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES OF THE WORLD






These pages contain the flags of countries and separately administered territories of the world, together with distinctive codes used for various purposes.

  • Sovereign countries are printed in capital letters, e.g.: CANADA.
  • Non-sovereign countries are printed in normal script, with the administering country given between parentheses, e.g. Gibraltar (United Kingdom).

When a general government portal for a certain country or territory is known, a link to it may be provided under the name of the country or territory.

Countries and territories are listed under their respective continents (or broad area, such as the Pacific). Countries that can be considered to be on more than one continent (e.g. Russia, Turkey) are listed in each. The five continents and broad areas are:

The two- and three-letter country and the numeric codes are from the international ISO 3166 standard.

Car Registration Codes are used to indicate the country in which a motor vehicle is registered.

Under Phone Codes are found the international dialling codes applicable for each country and territory.

When information is available for countries and territories that no longer exist as such, this information is provided in a separate table for each continent or region.


Last modified: 6 April 2014.

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Disclaimer: Everything on this site was written and/or prepared at the author's discretion. The author has tried to be accurate where facts are presented, but this does not mean that these facts are necessarily accurate. People needing more reliable information should refer to appropriate sources presented, on the Internet or elsewhere, by authoritative professional or academic bodies.

To get in touch with the webmaster, send an e-mail to g_sandi at hotmail.com.

Flags on this site are from the FOTW Flags Of The World website.