Not Countries

Enter these various regions, states, cities, islands, territories, and miscellaneous sections of land which aren't countries, though commonly believed to be.
'Yr.' refers to the last year (if any) that the region was an independent country
'Status' refers to what the region currently is
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Last updated: January 24, 2018
First submittedJanuary 24, 2018
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Year
Status
What is it?
'Country'
414
British overseas territory
'Choke point' and one of the Pillars of Hercules
Gibraltar
1262
Danish territory
Massive Atlantic island colonised by Vikings
Greenland
-
Self-declared country
Section of a Mediterranean island claimed by Turkey
Northern Cyprus
1493
U.S. territory
Caribbean island once claimed by Columbus for Spain
Puerto Rico
1668
U.S. territory
Asian island seized from Spain in 1898
Guam
-
Occupied Israeli land
Self-declared country recognised by 136 UN members
Palestine
1707
Constituent country
Northern half of Great Britain, merged with England
Scotland
1809
French territory
Last remaining European land on the American mainland
French Guiana
-
Self-declared country
Fuzzy Arabian land owned by the Kurdish
Kurdistan
1864
Self-declared country
Region of Georgia with little recognition
Abkhazia
1871
Germany region
Large region of Germany containing Munich
Bavaria
-
Self-declared country
Alternate name of Key West, which 'seceded' in 1982
Conch Republic
1901
New Zealand island
Tiny island very briefly owned by the UK
Niue
1918
Self-declared country
Region of Georgia with little recognition
South Ossetia
-
Destroyed by Aslan
Massive country which borders Archenland
Narnia
+1
Level 70
Jan 24, 2018
Got Conch Republic!
+2
Level 31
Jan 25, 2018
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