Although all islands are under the sovereignty of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (and Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius are even part of the Netherlands proper), the U.S. Consulate General operates as its own mission, with the Consul General as the "Chief of Mission". As such, the Consul General is not under the jurisdiction of the Ambassador to the Netherlands, and reports directly to the U.S. Department of State as do other chiefs of mission, who are ambassadors in charge of embassies.
‡ Missions which are located in countries or cities that may be considered a part of more than one continent.
1 Consulate Generals which function as an embassy (ie. consul reports to State Department, not the respective country's ambassador).
2 The American Institute in Taiwan is ostensibly a public, non-profit organization to promote US-Taiwanese relations, but through State Department staffing & assistance, functions as an informal US diplomatic mission.
3 Represents the US at several UN and non-UN agencies.