List of sovereign states in 1956

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Sovereign states by year
List of sovereign states in 1955 Events of 1956 List of sovereign states in 1957

Internationally recognized sovereign states[edit]

A[edit]

B[edit]

C[edit]

D[edit]

E[edit]

F[edit]

  •  FinlandRepublic of Finland, Permanent observer at the UN
    Capital: Helsinki
  • France FranceFrench Republic, UN member State
    Capital: Paris

G[edit]

H[edit]

I[edit]

J[edit]

K[edit]

L[edit]

M[edit]

N[edit]

P[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

T[edit]

U[edit]

V[edit]

Y[edit]

  • Yemen YemenMutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen, UN member State
    Capital: Ta'izz
  •  YugoslaviaFederal People's Republic of Yugoslavia, UN member State
    Capital: Belgrade

Occupied states[edit]

Non-sovereign territories[edit]

Australia[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Condominiums[edit]

Denmark[edit]

France[edit]

International[edit]

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

League of Nations mandates[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Norway[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Spain[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United Nations trust territories[edit]

United States[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The name "Argentine Nation" was also used for the purposes of legislation.
  2. ^ Ireland also had the legal description of "Republic of Ireland", although this was not its constitutional name.
  3. ^ The Sudan gained independence from an Anglo-Egyptian condominium on 1 January 1956.
  4. ^ Tunisia gained independence from France on 20 March 1956 Archived 16 October 2012 at WebCite
  5. ^ Tunisia became a republic on 25 July 1957.
  6. ^ a b International Law: Achievements and Prospects, p. 51, at Google Books
  7. ^ a b Repertory of Decisions of the International Court of Justice (1947–1992), p. 453, at Google Books