List of leaders of dependent territories

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This is a list of current local leaders: colonial governors (ex.: British (lieutenant) governors(-general) or French prefects), local heads of government (ex.: Prime Minister of Greenland), autonomous republics or territories leaders (Åland), contested states (North Cyprus) or important or symbolic administratives divisions (Scotland).

Leaders of dependent Commonwealth territories & UK constituent countries[edit]

State Government Head of state UK Head of government
 Anguilla Parliamentary democracy Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, represented by Governor Christina Scott Chief Minister Hubert Hughes
 Bermuda Parliamentary democracy Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, represented by Governor George Fergusson Premier Michael Dunkley
 British Virgin Islands Parliamentary democracy Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, represented by Governor William Boyd McCleary Premier Orlando Smith
 Cayman Islands Parliamentary democracy Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, represented by Governor Helen Kilpatrick Premier Alden McLaughlin
 Christmas Island Non-self-governing dependency Queen Elizabeth II of Australia, represented by Administrator Jon Stanhope
 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Non-self-governing dependency Queen Elizabeth II of Australia, represented by Administrator Jon Stanhope
 Cook Islands Parliamentary democracy in free-association with New Zealand Queen Elizabeth II of New Zealand, represented by Queen's Representative (not otherwise styled) Tom Marsters Prime Minister Henry Puna
 England Home nation of the United Kingdom Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom No organised local authorities
 Falkland Islands Parliamentary democracy Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, represented by Governor John Duncan (acting) Chief Executive Keith Padgett
 Gibraltar Parliamentary democracy Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, represented by Governor Sir James Dutton Chief Minister Fabian Picardo
 Guernsey Crown dependency Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (as Duke of Normandy), represented by Lieutenant-Governor Peter Walker Bailiff Richard Collas
Chief Minister Jonathan Le Tocq
 Jersey Crown dependency Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (as Duke of Normandy), represented by Lieutenant-Governor Sir John McColl Bailiff Michael Birt
Chief Minister Ian Gorst
 Isle of Man Crown dependency Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (as Lord of Mann), represented by Lieutenant-Governor Adam Wood Chief Minister Allan Bell
 Montserrat Parliamentary democracy Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, represented by Governor Adrian Davis Premier Reuben Meade
 Niue Parliamentary democracy in free-association with New Zealand Queen Elizabeth II of New Zealand, represented by High Commissioner Ross Ardern Premier Toke Talagi
 Norfolk Island Parliamentary democracy Queen Elizabeth II of Australia, represented by Administrator Neil Pope Chief Minister Lisle Snell
Northern Ireland Home nation of the United Kingdom Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, represented by Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Owen Paterson First Minister Peter Robinson
 Pitcairn Islands Parliamentary democracy Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, represented by Governor Victoria Treadell Mayor Shawn Christian
 Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Non-self-governing dependency Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, represented by Governor Mark Andrew Capes
 Scotland Home nation of the United Kingdom Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, represented by Secretary of State for Scotland Michael Moore First Minister Alex Salmond
 Tokelau Parliamentary democracy Queen Elizabeth II of New Zealand, represented by Administrator Jonathan Kings Head of Government Kuresa Nasau
 Turks and Caicos Islands Parliamentary democracy Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, represented by Governor Peter Beckingham Premier Rufus Ewing
 Wales Home nation of the United Kingdom Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, represented by Secretary of State for Wales Cheryl Gillan First Minister Carwyn Jones

Leaders of dependent non-Commonwealth territories[edit]

State Government Head of state Head of territory Head of government
 Åland Islands Gubernatorial democracy President Sauli Niinistö of Finland, represented by Governor Peter Lindbäck Premier Camilla Gunell
 American Samoa Gubernatorial democracy President Barack Obama of the United States Governor Lolo Letalu Matalasi Moliga
 Aruba Parliamentary democracy King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, represented by Governor Fredis Refunjol Prime Minister Mike Eman
 Curaçao Parliamentary democracy King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, represented by Governor Lucille George-Wout Prime Minister Ivar Asjes
 Faroe Islands Parliamentary democracy Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, represented by High Commissioner Dan M. Knudsen Prime Minister Kaj Leo Johannesen
 French Polynesia Presidential democracy President François Hollande of France, represented by High Commissioner Lionel Beffre President Gaston Flosse
 Greenland Parliamentary democracy Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, represented by High Commissioner Mikaela Engell Prime Minister Aleqa Hammond
 Guam Gubernatorial democracy President Barack Obama of the United States Governor Eddie Calvo
 Hong Kong Non-self-governing dependency President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China Chief Executive CY Leung
 Kosovo Democratic UN protectorate Farid Zarif Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga Prime Minister Isa Mustafa
 Macau Non-self-governing dependency President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China Chief Executive Fernando Chui
 New Caledonia Parliamentary democracy President François Hollande of France, represented by High Commissioner Jean-Jacques Brot President of the Government Harold Martin
 Northern Cyprus Parliamentary democracy - disputed state n/a President Derviş Eroğlu Prime Minister İrsen Küçük
 Northern Mariana Islands Gubernatorial democracy President Barack Obama of the United States Governor Eloy Inos
 Puerto Rico Democratic State in free-association with United States President Barack Obama of the United States Governor Alejandro García Padilla
 Sint Maarten Parliamentary democracy King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, represented by Governor Eugene Holiday Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams
 U.S. Virgin Islands Gubernatorial democracy President Barack Obama of the United States Governor John de Jongh
 Wallis and Futuna Presidential democracy President François Hollande of France, represented by Administrator-Superior Michel Aubouin President of the Territorial Assembly Nivaleta Iloai

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