List of sovereign states in 1944

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This is a list of every sovereign state that existed in the year 1944 and their capitals. It includes not only those states which had widespread international recognition, but also those states which were generally unrecognized. In addition, it includes all non-sovereign territories which were not integral parts of sovereign states.

Sovereign states[edit]

League of Nations member states are indicated by [LoN]

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Other states[edit]

In 1944, there were eleven states which were not recognized as sovereign by a majority of countries.

  • Burma Burma - State of Burma
    Capital: Rangoon
    • De facto independent state under Japanese occupation. Recognized by the Axis powers and Vatican City. Claimed by the United Kingdom as part of the Indian Empire.
  •  NDH - Independent State of Croatia
    Capital: Zagreb
    • De facto independent state. Recognized by the members of the Anti-Comintern Pact and Argentina. Claimed by Yugoslavia.
  • East Turkestan - East Turkestan Republic (from November 12)
    Capital: Ghulja
    • De facto independent state. Claimed by the Republic of China. Not recognized by any other state.
  • Hungary Hungary -Kingdom of Hungary (from October 16)
    Capital: Budapest
  •  Manchukuo - Great Empire of Manchuria
    Capital: Hsinking
    • De facto independent state. Recognized by 23 of members of the League of Nations. Claimed by the Republic of China.
  • Taiwan Nanjing - Republic of China
    Capital: Nanking
    • De facto independent state. Recognized by the members of the Anti-Comintern Pact. Claimed by the Republic of China.
  •  Philippines - Republic of the Philippines
    Capital: Manila.
    • De facto independent state under Japanese occupation. Recognized by Japan and her puppet states. Claimed by the Commonwealth of the Philippines.
  •  Salò Italy - Italian Social Republic
    Capital: Salò (de facto)
    • Puppet state under German occupation. Recognized by Germany and her puppet states. Claimed by the Kingdom of Italy.
  • Slovakia Slovakia - Slovak Republic
    Capital: Bratislava
    • De facto independent state under German "protection". Recognized by 15 other states. Claimed by Czechoslovakia.
  •  Tannu Tuva - Tuvan People's Republic (to October 11)
    Capital: Kyzyl
    • De facto independent state. Recognized by the Soviet Union and her satellite states.
  • Tibet
    Capital: Lhasa
    • De facto independent state. Claimed by the Republic of China. Recognized by no sovereign state.

Non-Sovereign Territories[edit]

Australia[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Condominiums[edit]

Denmark[edit]

  • Denmark Greenland (Self-governing possession under United States protection)
    Capital: Godthåb

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Japan[edit]

League of Nations Mandates[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Spain[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

See also[edit]

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