List of sovereign states in 1948

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Sovereign states by year
List of sovereign states in 1947 Events of 1948 List of sovereign states in 1949

Internationally recognized sovereign states[edit]

A[edit]

  • Afghanistan Afghanistan - Kingdom of Afghanistan, UN member state
  • Albania Albania - People's Republic of Albania
  •  Andorra - Principality of Andorra
  •  Argentina - Argentine Republic, UN member state
  •  Australia - Commonwealth of Australia, UN member state

B[edit]

  •  Belgium - Kingdom of Belgium, UN member state
  •  Bolivia - Republic of Bolivia, UN member state
  •  Brazil - Republic of the United States of Brazil, UN member state
  • Bulgaria Bulgaria - People's Republic of Bulgaria
  •  Burma - Union of Burma (from January 4), (from April 19) UN member state

C[edit]

  •  Canada - Dominion of Canada, UN member state
  • Dominion of Ceylon Ceylon - Dominion of Ceylon (from February 4)
  •  Chile - Republic of Chile, UN member state
  •  China - Republic of China, UN member state
  •  Colombia - Republic of Colombia, UN member state
  •  Costa Rica - Republic of Costa Rica, UN member state
  •  Cuba - Republic of Cuba, UN member state
  •  Czechoslovakia - Czechoslovak Republic, UN member state

D[edit]

E[edit]

  •  Ecuador - Republic of Ecuador, UN member state
  •  Egypt - Kingdom of Egypt, UN member state
  •  El Salvador - Republic of El Salvador, UN member state
  •  Ethiopia - Empire of Ethiopia, UN member state

F[edit]

  •  Finland - Republic of Finland
  • France France - French Republic, UN member state

G[edit]

  •  Greece - Kingdom of Greece, UN member state
  •  Guatemala - Republic of Guatemala, UN member state

H[edit]

  •  Haiti - Republic of Haiti, UN member state
  •  Honduras - Republic of Honduras, UN member state
  •  Hungary - Republic of Hungary

I[edit]

  •  Iceland - Republic of Iceland, UN member state
  • India India - Union of India, UN member state
  • Iran Iran - Imperial State of Iran, UN member state
  •  Iraq - Kingdom of Iraq, UN member state
  •  Ireland
    • Ireland (to April 18)
    • Republic of Ireland (from April 18)
  •  Israel - State of Israel (from May 14)
  •  Italy - Italian Republic

K[edit]

L[edit]

  •  Lebanon - Lebanese Republic, UN member state
  •  Liberia - Republic of Liberia, UN member state
  •  Liechtenstein - Principality of Liechtenstein
  •  Luxembourg - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, UN member state

M[edit]

  •  Mexico - United Mexican States, UN member state
  •  Monaco - Principality of Monaco
  • Mongolia Mongolia - Mongolian People's Republic

N[edit]

  • Nepal - Kingdom of Nepal
  •  Netherlands - Kingdom of the Netherlands, UN member state
  • New Zealand New Zealand - Dominion of New Zealand, UN member state
  •  Nicaragua - Republic of Nicaragua, UN member state
  •  Norway - Kingdom of Norway, UN member state

P[edit]

  • Pakistan Pakistan - Dominion of Pakistan, UN member state
  •  Panama - Republic of Panama, UN member state
  •  Paraguay - Republic of Paraguay, UN member state
  •  Peru - Peruvian Republic, UN member state
  •  Philippines - Republic of the Philippines, UN member state
  • Poland Poland - Republic of Poland, UN member state
  •  Portugal - Portuguese Republic

R[edit]

  • Romania Romania Romania - Romanian People's Republic

S[edit]

  •  San Marino - Most Serene Republic of San Marino
  •  Saudi Arabia - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, UN member state
  •  Sikkim - Kingdom of Sikkim
  •  South Africa - Union of South Africa, UN member state
  •  Soviet Union - Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, UN member state
  •  Spain - Spanish State
  •  Sweden - Kingdom of Sweden, UN member state
  •   Switzerland - Swiss Confederation, Permanent observer at UN
  •  Syria - Syrian Republic, UN member state

T[edit]

U[edit]

  •  United Kingdom - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, UN member state
  •  United States - United States of America, UN member state
  •  Uruguay - Eastern Republic of Uruguay, UN member state

V[edit]

Y[edit]

  • Yemen Yemen - Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen, UN member state
  •  Yugoslavia - Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia, UN member state

Occupied states[edit]

Other states[edit]

Non-Sovereign Territories[edit]

Australia[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Condominiums[edit]

Denmark[edit]

France[edit]

India[edit]

International[edit]

  • Tangier - City of Tangier (City under international administration, de jure part of the Sultanate of Morocco)

League of Nations Mandates[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Norway[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Soviet Union[edit]

  • South Korea North Korea - Democratic People's Republic of Korea (to 1948)

Spain[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United Nations Trust Territories[edit]

United States[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bedjaoui, Mohammed (1991). International Law Achievements and Prospects. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. p. 51. ISBN 92-3-102716-6. 
  2. ^ a b Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo (1995). Repertory of Decisions of the International Court of Justice. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. p. 453. ISBN 0-7923-2993-7.