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Which countries used to have colonies but lost them before the beginning of WW2

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Quiz by Constantinos
Last updated: June 18, 2015
First submittedJune 18, 2015
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level 54
Apr 7, 2017
Denmark still has Greenland even today so how is it on here?
level 46
Jan 12, 2019
Greenland is not a colony, it is a country within the kingdom of Denmark. Much like Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland being in the United Kingdom.
level 48
Jan 26, 2018
they also owned Iceland during ww2.
level 46
Jan 12, 2019
Like Greenland, Iceland used to be a country within the kingdom of Denmark.
level 43
Jul 20, 2019
But what about Oman tho
level 46
Jul 30, 2019
What about Oman? Please can you elaborate?
level 17
Jul 29, 2019
What about Austria, Turkey/Ottomans, Greece and Russia/USSR? And probably even someone else whom I can't recall at the moment. And about the Danish thing, Greenland was colony with no representation in government all the way until 1953.
level 46
Jul 30, 2019
Please can you give examples of their colonies? Do you have a link to where Greenland was referred to as a colony of Denmark from 1933 to 1940?