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  List of dependent territories - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dependent areas are territories that for some reason do not possess full political independence or sovereignty as states.
The areas separately referred to as non-independent are territories that are disputed, are occupied, have a government in exile or have a non-negligible independence movement.
Wake Island: unincorporated territory administered from Washington, D.C., by the Department of the Interior; activities on the island are conducted by the US Air Force, the ownership of the territory is disputed with the Marshall Islands.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_dependent_territories   (1741 words)

 Learn more about List of countries by area in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
See also List of countries, List of countries by population, List of countries by population density, List of countries by continent, List of countries by date of nationhood Orders of magnitude (area).
The 193 countries in the list are the 191 United Nations member states plus the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Holy See (Vatican City).
The list also shows the 11 countries which have a total of 66 dependencies, of which 23 are not permanently inhabited and therefore not in the List of countries by population.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_countries_by_area.html   (327 words)

 Independence of Colonial Peoples THE ROLE OF THE UN
The territories and the dates of General Assembly approval were as follows: from 1953 to 1955, Puerto Rico (United States), Greenland (Denmark), Suriname and Curaçao (Netherlands); in 1959, Alaska and Hawaii (United States); in 1965, the Cook Islands (New Zealand); and in 1974, Niue (New Zealand).
Until the General Assembly began to assert a competence in the matter, the inclusion of a territory in the list of non-self-governing territories to which Article 73 applies was at the discretion of the administering power concerned.
For instance, in 1946, the United Kingdom did not include Southern Rhodesia in the list of dependent territories under its administration because the territory was self-governing but subsequently changed its position after the unilateral declaration of independence by the white-majority regime in 1965.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /United-Nations/Independence-of-Colonial-Peoples-THE-ROLE-OF-THE-UN.html   (1963 words)

 Countries: List of countries by area
Dependencies are shown with the main country; the total area is also given, but the list is ordered according to the areas excluding dependencies.
See also List of countries, List of countries by population, List of countries by population density, List of countries by continent, Orders of magnitude (area).
List of countries and dependencies, all ordered according to area The list includes the world and the oceans (rank nrs.
www.morelawinfo.com /Countries/List_of_countries_by_area.shtml   (238 words)

 List of reference tables
List of size, measurement and conversions topics[?] (these could easily be cross-referenced under other relevant categories as well)
List of abbeys and priories: Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
List of state capitals and former capital cities in the United States
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/li/Lists.html   (444 words)

 List of dependent territories - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Svalbard: territory of Norway; administered by the Polar Department of the Ministry of Justice, through a governor (sysselmann) residing in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen; by treaty (9 February 1920) sovereignty was awarded to Norway
Bouvet Island: territory of Norway; administered by the Polar Department of the Ministry of Justice and Police from Oslo
The oversea territories of French Polynesia, New Caledonia and Wallis and Futuna enjoy some substantial legislative autonomy and have a separate currency (the CFP Franc).
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /l/li/list_of_dependent_territories.html   (1261 words)

 Learn more about List of reference tables in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
List of mean centers of U.S. population during the 20th century
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
List of Judicial Committees of the Privy Council & House of Lords cases
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_reference_tables.html   (1071 words)

 Switzerland Online Research :: Information about Switzerland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
List of countries by population   As of 2003 est.
The traditional listing order of the Cantons of Switzerland reflects this state, listing the eight "Old Cantons" first, with the city states preceding the founding cantons, followed by cantons that joined the federation after 1481, in historical order.
At this time, the territory of Switzerland was increased for the last time, by the new cantons of Valais, Canton of Neuchtel and Canton of Geneva.
www.ncweddingplanner.com /search/Swiss.html   (3090 words)

 ECOS - A Review of Conservation
The UK Dependent Territories Conservation Forum had already drawn to the attention of UK Government the fact that its support for environmental matters in the Dependent Territories was in danger of falling down a crack between its domestic approach and its wider international support.
First, this article attempts to outline what are the Territories, and the approach of the NGOs to the conservation of their biodiversity and other heritage, and later introduces the contents of this special issue.
For UK administrative reasons, some Territories are classified as "Dependencies of Dependencies", even though this relates to neither their finances nor internal government.
www.ukotcf.org /ecos.htm   (5026 words)

 Abkhazia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Territory lying above 2,900 m (9,512 ft.) is mainly covered by eternal snows and glaciers.
In the 1st millennium BC (9th-6th centuries BC), the territory of modern Abkhazia was a part of the ancient kingdom of Colchis (Kolkha), which was absorbed in 63 BC into the Kingdom of Egrisi.
Politics in Abkhazia is dominated by the conflict with Georgia, of which the territory seceded, and by the fight over the presidency in 2004/2005.
whatley.blogmobs.com /Abkhazia   (3752 words)

List of countries and outlying territories by area
Because the island went through a period of French occupation, and lies between two overseas départements of France (Guadeloupe to the north and Martinique to the south), the island is sometimes called "French Dominica".
The Commonwealth of Dominica is engaged in a long-running dispute with Venezuela over Venezuela's territorial claims to the sea surrounding Isla Aves (Bird Island), a tiny islet located 70 miles (110 km) west of the island of Dominica.
dominica.clubblogs.com   (1468 words)

 SICE - OMC - GATT | Acta Final de la Ronda Uruguay
Any such territory may, by agreement with the other contracting parties which are principal suppliers of such products at the most-favoured-nation rate, substitute for such preferential rates a single preferential rate which shall not on the whole be less favourable to suppliers at the most﷓favoured﷓nation rate than the preferences in force prior to such substitution.
The preferential arrangements referred to in paragraph 5 (b) of Article XIV are those existing in the United Kingdom on 10 April 1947, under contractual agreements with the Governments of Canada, Australia and New Zealand, in respect of chilled and frozen beef and veal, frozen mutton and lamb, chilled and frozen pork and bacon.
The imposition of an equivalent margin of tariff preference to replace a margin of preference in an internal tax existing on 10 April, 1947, exclusively between two or more of the territories listed in this Annex shall not be deemed to constitute an increase in a margin of tariff preference.
www.sice.oas.org /trade/ur_round/58c2.asp   (4063 words)

 Site Contents at the free Online Encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
You are here: Online Encyclopedia > Site Map pg 4 > List of countries by...
List of countries involved in World War II
In a household, clothes hangers are the single one item that you own the most of, yet no one can name even one brand?
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 Country -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
There are dozens of other, non-sovereign territories which constitute a geographical country, but are not sovereign states.
Several states have overseas dependencies, with territory and citizens separate from their own.
Some of these have de facto control over their population and territory, such as Abkazia, but are not considered states as they are not recognised as having sovereignty.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Country   (968 words)

 Illinois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Illini were heavily dependent on buffalo, and their defense of this dwindling resource in 1689 provoked a confrontation with the Shawnee.
Since the Illini only controlled a fraction of this territory, their cession of it was a sweet revenge upon the tribes living there who had taken these lands from them in 1769.
Since the boundaries of their reserves were established by treaty, the emigrant tribes were not forced to surrender their land, but those with excess land (and this was all of them in the opinion of the government) were pressured to sell the excess for white settlement.
www.tolatsga.org /ill.html   (16946 words)

 List of dependent territories -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
French Southern and Antarctic Lands: overseas territory since 1955 administered from Paris by Administrateur Superieur François Garde (since 24 May 2000), assisted by Secretary General Jean-Yves Hermoso; includes Île Amsterdam, Île Saint-Paul, Îles Crozet, and Îles Kerguelen in the southern Indian Ocean, along with the French-claimed sector of Antarctica, "Terre Adélie." (no permanent population)
Puerto Rico: commonwealth associated with the U.S. Virgin Islands: organized, unincorporated territory with policy relations between the Virgin Islands and the U.S. under the jurisdiction of the Office of Insular Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior (a non-self-governing territory as listed by the UN)
Wake Island: unincorporated territory administered from Washington, D.C., by the Department of the Interior; activities on the island are conducted by the U.S. Army under a caretaker permit from the U.S. Air Force, the ownership of the territory is disputed with the Marshall Islands.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Dependent_area   (1811 words)

 List of countries - Gurupedia
This is an alphabetical list of the independent countries of the world.
You can also browse countries by capital city, by continent, by population, by area, by population density, by gross domestic product, by date of nationhood and by time zone.
Abkhazia, Somaliland, and South Ossetia are self-declared independent states with no international recognition from any other nation: see List of unrecognized countries.
www.gurupedia.com /l/li/list_of_countries.htm   (566 words)

The extended, lingering, "decline" of Spain was due in part, ironically, to its spectacular successes in the 15th and 16th centuries that led to the centuries of the treasure fleets bringing back silver and gold from the American mines.
Spain claims that these territories are integral parts of Spain and have been Spanish or linked to Spain since before the Islamic invasion of Spain in 711 and returned to Spanish rule only a few years after the conquest of Granada.
This is particularly worrying for a country whose dependence on imported oil (meeting roughly 80% of Spain's energy needs) is one of the greatest in the EU.
kapnography.clubblogs.com /Weblogs_Winn_Dixie/aruba_holloway_blog/Spain   (8207 words)

 List of countries and territories (text file and SQL script)
Similar lists already exist but they are either outdated or only human-readable (everything buried in plenty of HTML, not suitable for import into a program).
Andrew Patton offers a country list with more details, including information on currencies, capitals and types of dependencies.
You can use this list to give users a selection of countries to pick from, in their own language.
schmidt.devlib.org /data/countries.html   (598 words)

 Niger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
In addition to conferring French citizenship on the inhabitants of the territories, the 1946 French constitution provided for decentralization of power and limited participation in political life for local advisory assemblies.
A further revision in the organization of overseas territories occurred with the passage of the Overseas Reform Act (Loi Cadre) of July 23, 1956, followed by reorganizational measures enacted by the French Parliament early in 1957.
The state ORTN network depends financially on the government, partly through an addition to electricity bills and partly through direct subsidy.
sashenka.blogmobs.com /International_Monetary_Fund/Niger   (4270 words)

 Creating a Double-Combo Linked List with Ajax
We can link the selection lists together, and when our user selects the size option from the first list, all of the available colors for that shirt can be populated to the second list directly from the database—without the user having to refresh the whole page.
When the user selects a region from the first selection list, the client sends a request to the server containing only the necessary information to identify both the selected region, and the form control to populate with the list of territories.
The first is the selection list object that the event handler is attached to, and the second is the selection list that is to be filled in.
www.developer.com /java/web/article.php/3575081   (1680 words)

 Services - Department of Foreign Affairs - Government of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
If you are a citizen of a country that is on this list you do NOT require an entry visa for Ireland.
Citizens of countries which are not on the list must apply for a visa to enter Ireland before they travel here.
All citizens of non-EU countries, whether they require a visa or not, are subject to immigration control at the point of entry to Ireland.
foreignaffairs.gov.ie /services/visa/01.asp   (257 words)

 Institute of Island Studies
Typically, islands with small populations are also very small territorially, and these two aspects of their smallness tend to be concomitant and mutually reinforcing.
Soon virtually every small colonial island territory achieved its independence and took its position in the United Nations and in other important international and regional councils.
As any islands conference programme would suggest, the list of research topics is huge.
www.upei.ca /iis/acad.htm   (543 words)

 TheTexts.com Text Resources, Online Library, References, Free Encyclopedias, eBooks, Dictionary, Web Publishing, Net ...
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
List of cities that have been the birthplace of a genre of music
List of winners of the Nobel prize for economics
www.thetexts.com /lists_by_topic.html   (878 words)

 PUERTO RICO HERALD: Decolonization Committee Calls On United States To Expedite Process For Puerto Rican ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The General Assembly took action on the case of Puerto Rico in 1945 by including it on the post-war list of dependent territories, he said.
In 1953, it had decided to remove Puerto Rico from the list of Non-Self Governing Territories, leaving it in a political limbo until the Committee took up the issue again in 1972.
For the people of Vieques, the withdrawal constituted a victory that must be completed with the return of the territories used for military exercises still occupied by the Department of the Interior.
www.puertorico-herald.org /issues/2003/vol7n32/Decoloniz-en.shtml   (3315 words)

 Morocco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
List of cities in Morocco and Western Sahara
Morocco claims that the Western Sahara is part of its territory and refers to that as its Southern Provinces.
This represents 10 % of the total area and 27 per cent of the arable lands of the surveyed territory and 1.5 per cent of Morocco's total arable land.
alula.typedot.com /Morocco   (2677 words)

 British Dependent Territories citizens to be given British Citizenship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
It grants the right of citizenship to all inhabitants of Britain's overseas territories and formally abolishes the term 'colony'.
It allow those people who were British Dependent citizens to live, train and work in Britain, or anywhere else in the European Union.
Many of the inhabitants had full British citizenship before 1981, when the Conservative government took the right away from all dependent territories in order to stop residents of Hong Kong moving to Britain prior to being handed over to China.
www.workpermit.com /news/uk23.htm   (183 words)

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