List of former transcontinental countries

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This article is about transcontinental countries which no longer exist. For existing transcontinental countries, see List of transcontinental countries.

This is a list of transcontinental former countries, i.e. countries which covered land on two or more continents, including islands associated with a continent other than the one where the country was based. The examples below are listed in chronological order with the number of continents covered in parentheses and the country's primary continent listed first. When a timespan is included, it is the time period in which the country was transcontinental.

Pre-colonial empires straddling at least two continents[edit]

Colonial-era nations with non-contiguous overseas possessions[edit]

Other transcontinental occurrences[edit]

See also[edit]

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