List of women's national basketball teams
This is a list of the women's national basketball teams in the world.
The International Basketball Federation, or FIBA recognizes 213 national teams divided into 5 zones, each roughly corresponding to a continent (North America and South America are grouped under the Americas.)
The newest national team is Montenegro which was recognized on 2006.
It is interesting to note that there are more FIBA-recognized teams than FIFA-recognized teams (209).
FIBA Americas (formerly the Pan-American Basketball Confederation), which controls North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America, has 44 national teams, divided into three areas. The Central American and Caribbean Confederations of Basketball (CONCECABA) is further divided into the Central America and Caribbean zone.
- Great Britain, a combined team of England, Scotland and Wales will play at the 2012 Olympics.
- Pitcairn Islands
- French Guiana
- Falkland Islands
- Saint Pierre and Miquelon
- Saint Helena
- Saint Martin
- Sint Eustatius
- Sint Maarten
- South Sudan
- Northern Cyprus
- Vatican City
- Wallis and Futuna
- Western Sahara
FIBA country codes
FIBA uses IOC country codes for most countries which are IOC members. For non-IOC members and exceptions, FIBA uses the following codes:
- England: ENG
- Gibraltar: GIB
- Marshall Islands: MIS (IOC: MHL)
- Montserrat: MAT
- New Caledonia: CAL
- Norfolk Island: NIS
- Northern Mariana Islands: SAI
- Scotland: SCO
- Tahiti: TAH
- Turks and Caicos Islands: TCI
- Wales: WAL