Unrecognised Countries / Countries with Limited Recognition

There are 10 countries who are not fully recognised by the UN but are either recognised by some UN members or other unrecognised "countries". Can you name them?
Does not include members of the UN who aren't recognised by other UN members. E.G. North and South Korea don't recognise eachother but are both UN members
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_states_with_limited_recognition
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Last updated: January 20, 2016
First submittedJanuary 15, 2016
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Claimed territories are the West Bank and Gaza Strip. One of 2 UN observer states.
1988
136 UN members
State of Palestine
Officially part of Serbia and the most recognised of the unrecognised non-UN members.
2008
108 UN members
Kosovo
Claims Western Sahara as its land. Also known as the Polisario Front
1976
47 UN members (after 37 withdrew their recognition)
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (S.A.D.R)
Chiang Kai-Shek and other nationalist fled to this island and represented the mainland until 1971
1949
22 UN members
Taiwan (Republic of China)
Located in north-western Georgia, also bordering Russia and the Black Sea, declared independence after a war with Georgia in 1992-93
1999
4 UN members: Russia, Nicaragua, Venezuela & Nauru
Abkhazia
Located in northern Georgia in the Caucusus Mountains and over 1km about sea level, currently recognised by 4 UN members. White, red and yellow horizontal-striped flag
1992
4 UN members: Russia, Nicaragua, Venezuela & Nauru
South Ossetia
Declared independence from an island in the Mediterranean Sea, only recognised by one UN member
1983
1 UN member: Turkey
Northern Cyprus (Turkish Republic of)
Broke away from Moldova with a red and green striped flag with a hammer & sickle on the hoist (left) side.
1990
3 Non-UN members
Transnistria (aka Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic)
Enclaved by Azerbaijan with ethnic Armenians living in the territory. Only recognised by other non-UN members.
1991
1 Non-UN member
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
Not recognised by any UN or non-UN member. Declared independence from a country famous for pirates
1991
No international recognition
Somaliland
Micronation with an area of 7km² which lies on the river Danube between Croatia and Serbia over disputes to where the border between the two countries lies
2015
No international recognition
Liberland
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Level 66
Jul 20, 2016
It would help if most of these were actually countries... Taiwan and Kosovo are countries. The rest are not (yet)
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Level 57
Jul 24, 2016
Read the description/instructions of the quiz
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Level 55
Oct 26, 2016
Taiwan, Abkhazia and south Ossetia are perfectly functioning nations. They don't need to be recognised to be nations.
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Level 55
Dec 7, 2016
I believe you forgot Transnistria, also Liberland should probably not be included as it would justify including nations like the Conch Republic or Sealand.
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Level 19
Feb 15, 2020
Spelling is my greatest enemy on this one. And exact terminology. Tried like four or five different variations of Cyprus, Turkish, North and didn't get it.
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Level 27
Apr 7, 2021
Artsakh (or the Republic of Artsakh) should be an acceptable answer for the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.