‡ 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.