Outlying territory

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An outlying territory or separate area is a state territory geographically separated from its parent territory and lies beyond Exclusive Economic Zone of its parent territory.

The tables below are lists of outlying territories which are marked by distinct, non-contiguous maritime boundaries or land boundaries:

TABLE Ia.Outlying geographical regions.

Outlying Territory Parent Territory- State/Dependency Outlying Territory Note
 Alaska
 United States exclave
French Southern and Antarctic Lands Amsterdam and St.Paul Islands
 French Southern and Antarctic Lands
India Andaman and Nicobar Islands
 India
 Azores
 Portugal autonomous area
Equatorial Guinea Annobon
 Equatorial Guinea
Saint Helena Ascension Island
 Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
French Southern and Antarctic Lands Europa and Juan de Nova Islands
 French Southern and Antarctic Lands including Bassas da India
 Bornholm
 Denmark
French Southern and Antarctic Lands Crozet Islands
 French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Chile Desventuradas Islands
 Chile
Galápagos Islands
 Ecuador special regime
 Gaza Strip
 Palestine
French Southern and Antarctic Lands Glorioso Islands
 French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Oecusse
 East Timor autonomous area
Kaliningrad Oblast
 Russia exclave
Kiribati Line Islands (Eastern Kiribati)
 Kiribati
Australia Macquarie Island
 Australia
Oman Musandam
 Oman governorate, exclave
Azerbaijan Nakhchivan
 Azerbaijan
Kiribati Phoenix Islands (Central Kiribati)
 Kiribati
South Africa Prince Edward Islands
 South Africa
 Tristan da Cunha
 Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Brazil Trindade and Martim Vaz
 Brazil
French Southern and Antarctic Lands Tromelin Island
 French Southern and Antarctic Lands

TABLE Ib.Outlying territories outside the Continent.

Outlying Territory Parent Territory- State Outlying Territory Note
 Bonaire
 Netherlands special municipality of the Netherlands from October 10, 2010; island retains its status as overseas territory of the European Union during transitional period.
 Canary Islands
 Spain
 Easter Island (Rapa Nui)
 Chile new status from 6 June 2007
Malaysia East Malaysia
 Malaysia
 French Guiana
 France overseas region
 Guadeloupe
 France overseas region
 Hawaii
 United States
 Madeira
 Portugal autonomous area
 Martinique
 France overseas region
 Mayotte
 France overseas region
 Melilla
 Spain local autonomy
Japan Minami Torishima
 Japan
United States Palmyra Atoll
 United States
 Réunion
 France overseas region
 Saba
 Netherlands special municipalities of the Netherlands from October 10, 2010; islands retain their status as overseas territories of the European Union during this transitional period.
 Sint Eustatius
 Netherlands

TABLE IIa.Outlying uninhabited dependent territories.

Outlying Territory Parent Territory- State Outlying Territory Note
United States Baker and Howland Islands
 United States dependent territories
Norway Bouvet Island
 Norway
 British Indian Ocean Territory
 United Kingdom
 Christmas Island
 Australia
 Cocos (Keeling) Islands
 Australia
France Clipperton Island
 France
Australia Heard and McDonald Islands
 Australia
Norway Jan Mayen
 Norway
United States Jarvis Island
 United States
United States Johnston Atoll
 United States
French Southern and Antarctic Lands TAAF, Kerguelen Islands
 France
United States Navassa Island
 United States
United States Kingman Reef
 United States
 South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
 United Kingdom
United States Wake Island
 United States

TABLE IIb.Outlying dependent territories and areas of special sovereignty.

Outlying Territory Parent Territory- State Outlying Territory Note
 American Samoa
 United States
 Anguilla
 United Kingdom
 Aruba
 Kingdom of the Netherlands
 Bermuda
 United Kingdom
 British Virgin Islands
 United Kingdom
 Cayman Islands
 United Kingdom
 Cook Islands
 New Zealand
 Curaçao
 Kingdom of the Netherlands
 Falkland Islands
 United Kingdom
 Faroe Islands
 Denmark
 French Polynesia
 France
 Greenland
 Denmark
 Gibraltar
 United Kingdom
 Guam
 United States
 Montserrat
 United Kingdom
 New Caledonia
 France
 Niue
 New Zealand
 Norfolk Island
 Australia
 Northern Mariana Islands
 United States
 Pitcairn Islands
 United Kingdom
 Puerto Rico
 United States
 Saint Barthélemy
 France
 Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, (Saint Helena)
 United Kingdom
 Saint Martin
 France
 Saint Pierre and Miquelon
 France
 Sint Maarten
 Kingdom of the Netherlands
Norway Svalbard
 Norway Svalbard has not got EEZ, its sea waters under special regime by Svalbard treaty.
 Tokelau
 New Zealand
 Turks and Caicos Islands
 United Kingdom
 Virgin Islands, U.S.
 United States
 Wallis and Futuna
 France

Notes[edit]

  • 1. Enclaves are not included.
  • 2. Disputed outlying territories in the Spratly Islands are not included.

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