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President Donald Tusk
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EUROPEAN UNION European Union : EU  (Brussels)


28 Largely Autonomous or Semi-Independant Territories

AUSTRIA Republic of AUSTRIA  (Vienna) President Alexander Van der Bellen
BELGIUM Kingdom of BELGIUM  (Brussels) King Philippe
BULGARIA Republic of BULGARIA  (Sofia) President Rumen Radev
CROATIA Republic of CROATIA  (Zagreb) President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
CYPRUS Republic of CYPRUS  (Nicosia) President Nicos Anastasiades
CZECHIA Czech Republic : CZECHIA  (Prague + Brno) President Milos Zeman
DANMARK Kingdom of DENMARK  (Copenhagen) Queen Margaret II
ESTONIA Republic of ESTONIA  (Tallinn + Tartu) President Kersti Kaljulaid
FINLAND Republic of FINLAND  (Helsinki + Kultaranta) President Sauli Niinisto
FRANCE METROPOLITAN FRENCH Republic  (Paris) President Emmanuel Macron
GERMANY Federal Republic of GERMANY  (Berlin + Bonn + Karlsruhe) Bundespresident Frank-Walter Steinmeier
GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND United Kingdom of GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  (London) Queen Elizabeth II
GREECE HELLENIC Republic : Greek Republic  (Athens) President Prokopis Pavlopoulos
HOLLAND Kingdom of THE NETHERLANDS  (Amsterdam + The Hague) King Willem-Alexander
HUNGARY State of HUNGARY  (Budapest) President Janos Ader
IRELAND Republic of IRELAND  (Dublin) President Michael Daniel Higgins
ITALY Italian Republic : Republic of ITALY  (Rome) President Sergio Mattarella
LATVIA Republic of LATVIA  (Riga) President Raimonds Vejonis
LITHUANIA Republic of LITHUANIA  (Vilnius) President Dalia Grybauskaite
LUXEMBOURG Grand Duchy of LUXEMBOURG  (Luxembourg) Grand Duke Henri
MALTA Republic of MALTA  (Valletta) President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca
POLAND Republic of POLAND  (Warsaw) President Andrzej Duda
PORTUGAL PORTUGUESE Republic  (Lisbon) President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
ROMANIA Republic of ROMANIA  (Bucharest) President Klaus Iohannis
SLOVAKIA SLOVAK Republic  (Bratislava) President Andrej Kiska
SLOVENIA Republic of SLOVENIA  (Ljubljana) President Borut Pahor
SPAIN Kingdom of SPAIN  (Madrid) King Philip VI
SWEDEN Kingdom of SWEDEN  (Stockholm) King Charles XVI Gustav


13 Assisted Entities

ALAND ALAND Autonomous Country  (Mariehamn) President Sauli Niinisto
ANDORRA Principality of ANDORRA  (Andorra The Old) Coprince Joan Enric Vives Sicilia
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Republic of BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (European Union Peacekeeping Force in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina)  (Sarajevo) President Mladen Ivanic
CENTRAL-AFRICA CENTRAL AFRICAN Republic (United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic-UNISMCAR)  (Bangui) President Faustin-Archange Touadera
FREE IRAN National Council of Resistance of Iran : Democratic Republic of IRAN in Exile  (Auvers on Oise) President Maryam Rajavi
HOLY SEE State of Vatican City : HOLY SEE  (Vatican) Pope Francis I
KOSOVO Independent Republic of KOSOVO (UNMIK-European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo)  (Prishtina) President Hashim Thaci
MONACO Principality of MONACO  (Monaco) Prince Albert II
MONTENEGRO Republic of MONTENEGRO  (Podgoritsa + Cetinje) President Filip Vujanovic
NORTHERN CYPRUS Turkish Republic of NORTHERN CYPRUS  (Nicosia-North) President Mustafa Akinci
ORDER OF MALTA Sovereign Military Order of SAINT JOHN OF JERUSALEM OF RHODES AND OF MALTA  (Magistral Palace + Via Condotti) Lieutenant Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto
SAN MARINO Most Serene Republic of SAN MARINO  (San Marino) Captains-Regent
SHAN STATES Interim Government of Federated SHAN STATES  (Loi Taleng + Brussels) Sao Surkhanpha



1 Territory in Africa:

EUNAVFOR MED SOPHIA European Union Naval Force Mediterranean : EUNAVFOR MED SOPHIA  ((Rome))Local: European Union Naval Force Mediterranean : EUNAVFOR MED SOPHIA (en)  ((Roma))

8 Condominiums, co-administered or disputed territories in Africa:

CEUTA BORDER FENCE Neutral Zone of CEUTA BORDER FENCE  (Ceuta Border Fence)Local: Zona neutral de la VALLA DE CEUTA (es)  (Valla de Ceuta)
EUNAVFOR ATALANTA European Naval Force in Somalia Coasts : EUNAVFOR ATALANTA  ((Djibouti))Local: European Naval Force in Somalia Coasts : EUNAVFOR ATALANTA (en) + Force navale européenne sur les Côtes de Somalie : EUNAVFOR ATALANTE (fr)  ((Djibouti))
EUTM MALI European Union Training Mission in Mali : EUTM MALI  (Bamako)Local: European Union Training Mission in Mali : EUTM MALI (en) + Mission de formation de l''Union européenne au Mali : EUTM MALI (fr)  (Bamako)
EUTM SOMALIA European Union Training Mission in Somalia : EUTM SOMALIA  (Jazeera Camp in Mogadishu)Local: European Union Training Mission in Somalia : EUTM SOMALIA (en)  (Jazeera Camp in Mogadishu)
FORT SAINT ANGELO FORT SAINT ANGELO Leased Territory  (Fort Saint Angelo)Local: Territorju tal-FORTIZZA SANT''ANĠLU (mt) + FORT SAINT ANGELO Territory (en) + Territorio di FORT SANT''ANGELO (it)  (Forti Sant''Anġlu)
KASUKU Belgo-Congolese Programme of Military Partnership in KASUKU Camp  (Camp Kasuku)Local: Programme de Partenariat Militaire : PPM (fr)  (Camp Kasuku)
MELILLA BORDER FENCE Neutral Zone of MELILLA BORDER FENCE  (Melilla Border Fence)Local: Zona neutral de la VALLA DE MELILLA (es)  (Valla de Melilla)
PARSLEY ISLAND Disputed Territory of PARSLEY ISLAND  (Leila)Local: Jazirat TOURAH : جزيرة تورة (ar) + Territorio del ISLA DEL PEREJIL (es)  (Laila)

2 Condominiums, co-administered or disputed territories in Asia:

CYPRUS BUFFER ZONE UNIFICYP-United Nations Peacekeeping Forces in Cyprus : United Nations Monitored BUFFER ZONE on Attila Line  (Nicosia-Blue Beret Camp)Local: UNIFICYP-United Nations Peacekeeping Forces in Cyprus : United Nations Monitored BUFFER ZONE (en) + UNFICYP-Force des Nations-Unies chargée du maintien de la paix à Chypre : ZONE TAMPON des Nations-Unies (fr) + Paremvallómeni̱ Grammí̱ tou Organismós I̱no̱méno̱n Ethnó̱n sti̱n Kýpro : NEKRI ZONI - Παρεμβαλλόμενη γραμμή του Οργανισμός Ηνωμένων Εθνών στην Κύπρο : NEKPH ZῼNH (el) + Kıbrıs''taki Birleşmiş Milletler Barış Gücü : ATTILA HATTI (tr)  (Nicosia-Blue Beret Camp)
EUMM GEORGIA European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia : EUMM GEORGIA  (Tbilisi)Local: European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia : EUMM GEORGIA (en)  (T''bilisi)

6 Territories in Europe:

CONSILIUM Council of the European Union : EUROPEAN COUNCIL  (Brussels)Local: Conseil de l''Union européenne : CONSEIL EUROPÉEN  (Bruxelles)
EUROPEAN BANK European Investment Bank : EIB  (Luxembourg-Kirchberg)Local: Europäische Investitionsbank : EIB (de) + European Investment Bank : EIB (en) + Banque Européenne d''Investissement : BEI (fr)  (Luxembourg-Kirchberg)
EUROPEAN COMMISSION European Commission : EC  (Brussels-Berlaymont)Local: Commission Européenne : CE  (Bruxelles-Berlaymont)
EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE Court of Justice of the European Union : CJEU  (Luxembourg)Local: Cour de Justice de l''Union Européenne : CJUE  (Luxembourg)
EUROPEAN FOREIGN POLICY High Representation of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy : HRU  (Brussels)Local: Vŭrkhoven predstavitel na Evropeĭskiya sŭyuz po vŭprosite na vŭnshnite raboti i politikata na sigurnost : VPES - Върховен представител на Европейския съюз по въпросите на външните работи и политиката на сигурност : ВПЕС (bg) + Vysoký představitel Unie pro zahraniční věci a bezpečnostní politiku : VPU (cs) + Europæiske Union''s højtstående repræsentant for udenrigsanliggender og sikkerhedspolitik : EUHR (da) + Hohe Vertreter der Europäischen Union für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik : HV (de) + Ýpatos Ekprósopos tis Énosis gia thémata Exoterikís Politikís kai Politikís Asfaleías : ÝEÉ - Ύπατος Εκπρόσωπος της Ένωσης για θέματα Εξωτερικής Πολιτικής και Πολιτικής Ασφαλείας : ΎEΈ (el) + High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy : HRU (en) + Alto representante de la Unión para Asuntos Exteriores y Política de Seguridad : AR (es) + Euroopa Liidu välisasjade ja julgeolekupoliitika kõrge esindaja : ELV (et) + Unionin ulkoasioiden ja turvallisuuspolitiikan korkea edustaja : EUH (fi) + Haute Représentation de l''Union pour les Affaires Étrangères et la Politique de Sécurité : HRU (fr) + Ardionadaí an Aontais do Ghnóthaí Eachtracha agus don Bheartas Slándála : AAGE  (Bruxelles)
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT EUROPEAN Parliament  (Brussels + Luxembourg + Strasbourg)Local: Evropeĭskiyat parlament : Evroparlamentŭt : EP - Европейският парламент : Европарламентът : ЕП (bg) + European Parliament : EP (en) + Parlement Européen : PE (fr)  (Bruxelles + Luxembourg + Strasbourg)

13 Condominiums, co-administered or disputed territories in Europe:

ESTONIA-NOMME Republic of ESTONIA : Administration of the Nomme Government  (Nomme)Local: EESTI Vabariigi eksiilis (et)  (Nõmme)
FRENCH BASES IN GERMANY French Forces and Civilian Elements stationed in GERMANY  (Muellheim)Local: Forces françaises et éléments civils stationnés en ALLEMAGNE (fr) + Französisch Truppen und zivilen stationierte Elemente in DEUTSCHLAND (de)  (Müllheim)
JOHN FITZERALD KENNEDY MEMORIAL Land of JOHN FITZERALD KENNEDY MEMORIAL  (Runnymede)Local: Land of JOHN FITZERALD KENNEDY MEMORIAL (en)  (Runnymede)
KOSOVO AND METOCHIA Assembly of the Community of Serbian Municipalities of the Autonomous Province of KOSOVO AND METOCHIA (UNMIK-European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo)  (Kosovska Mitrovitsa)Local: Skupština Zajednice Srpskih Opština Autonomne Pokrajine KOSOVO I METOHIJA : Скупштина Заједнице Cрпских Oпштина Аутономне Покрајине КОСОВО И МЕТОХИJA (sr)  (Kosovska Mitrovica)
MOLDAUHAFEN Leased Territory of MOLDAUHAFEN  (Moldauhafen)Local: Vltavský Přístav : MOLDAUHAFEN (cs) + Gebiet von MOLDAUHAFEN (de)  (Moldauhafen)
NATO GREECE Nato Deployable Corps GREECE  (Thessalonica)Local: Nato Deployable Corps GREECE (en)  (Thessaloniki)
NEUTRAL GROUND Gibraltar NEUTRAL GROUND  (Mill Tower)Local: Gibraltar NEUTRAL GROUND (en) + ZONA NEUTRAL de Gibraltar (es)  (Torre del Molino)
PADANIA Provisional Government of the Federal Republic of PADANIA  (Milan + Venice + Vicenza)Local: Governo Provvisorio della Repubblica Federale della PADANIA (it)  (Milano + Venezia + Vicenza)
PHEASANT ISLAND Condominium of PHEASANT ISLAND : Condominium of Conference Island  (Hospital Island)Local: Condominio de la ISLA DE LOS FAISANES (es) + Condominium de l''ÎLE DES FAISANS (fr) + FAISAIEN Uhartea o Konpantzia (eu)  (Konpantzia)
PYRENEAN FACERIES Trans-Borders Valleys of PYRENEAN FACERIES  (Baigorri + Baztan)Local: Valles Transfronterizas de las FACERIAS PIRENAICAS (es) + Vallées transfrontalières des FACERIES PYRÉNÉENNES (fr)  (Baigorri + Baztan)
ROME AND LORETO Pious French Settlements in ROME AND LORETO  (Villa Bonaparte)Local: Pieux Établissements de la France à ROME ET à LORETTE (fr) + Pii Stabilimenti francesi a ROMA E LORETO (it)  (Villa Bonaparte)
SOUDA BAY Naval Base of SOUDA BAY  (Souda Bay)Local: Nafstathmos KRITIS : Ναύσταθμος ΚΡΗΤΗΣ (el) + Naval Support Activity SOUDA BAY (en)  (Kólpos Soúdas)
UPPER MUNDAT Enclave of UPPER MUNDAT : Obermundat Enclave  (Reisdorf)Local: Enclave de la FORÊT DE L''OBERMUNDAT (fr) + OBERE MUNDATWALD Gebiet (de)  (Reisdorf)




23 Governments in Exile

AHWAZ Democratic Solidarity Party of Al-Ahwaz for an Emirate of ARABISTAN  (Maastricht + London) (Faleh Abdullah Al-Mansouri)
ARAUCANIA AND PATAGONIA Kingdom of ARAUCANIA AND PATAGONIA in Exile  (Paris) Prince Antoine IV
BALAWARISTAN GILGIT-BALTISTAN Democratic Alliance  (Brussels) Abdul Hamid Khan
CAPRIVI STRIP-ITENGE Free State of CAPRIVI STRIP-ITENGE : Itengese Government-in-Exile of the Caprivi Liberation Front  (Copenhagen) President Edward Ndopu
CATALONIA IN EXILE Government in Exile of the CATALAN Republic  (Brussels) Carles Puigdemont
COMMUNIST PHILIPPINES National Democratic Front of PHILIPPINES  (Utrecht) Jose Maria Sison
COPTS Coptic Government in Exile : COPTIC Pharaonic Republic  (Langen) Fayez Nagib
DANZIG Government in Exile of the Free State of DANZIG  (Frankfort on the Main + Noble Park) Ernst Kriesner
EQUATORIAL GUINEA IN EXILE Progress Party of Equatorial Guinea : Government of EQUATORIAL GUINEA IN EXILE  (Madrid) President Severo Moto
FREE CUNANI Free State of CUNANI in Exile  (Paris) Interregnum
FREE IRAN National Council of Resistance of Iran : Democratic Republic of IRAN in Exile  (Auvers on Oise) President Maryam Rajavi
IRANIAN OPPOSITION National Council of IRAN  (Paris + Potomac) Prince Reza Shah Pahlavi II
KABYLIA Provisional Government of KABYLIA  (Paris) President Ferhat Mehenni
LAPITHOS AND KYTHREA LAPITHOS AND KYTHREA Municipal Councils in Exile  ((Nicosia)) Municipal Councils
NGUYEN NGUYEN Dynasty in Exile  (Paris) Prince Nguyen Phuc Bao Thang
ROYAL-LAOS Royal Lao Government in Exile : Monarchy of LAOS  (Paris + Gresham) Crown Prince Soulivong Savang
SHAN STATES Interim Government of Federated SHAN STATES  (Loi Taleng + Brussels) Sao Surkhanpha
SOUTH CONGO Provisional Government of the SOUTH CONGO State : Republic of South Congo  (Paris) Modeste Boudiaka
SOUTH MOLUCCAS Government in Exile of the Republic of SOUTH MOLUCCAS  (Rotterdam) President John Wattilete
TALYSHTAN TALYSH National Movement  (Amsterdam) Alikram Gumbatov
TAMAZGHA World AMAZIGH Congress  (Paris) Fathi Ben Khalifa
WEST PAPUA-NEW GUINEA Republic of WEST PAPUA-NEW GUINEA in Exile  (Amersfoort) President Tom Beanal
WESTERN ARMENIA Government of WESTERN ARMENIA in Exile  (Paris) Tigran Pashabezyan

16 Micronations

ARBEZIA Principality of ARBEZIA  (Hotel Franco-Suisse) Richard Arbez
CELESTINIA Principality of CELESTINIA  (Celestinia) Endre Jos
CUCKFIELD Independent State of CUCKFIELD  (Cuckfield) Mayor Mike Schlupp
ELLEORE Kingdom of ELLEORE  (Elleore) King Leo III
ENCLAVA Kingdom of ENCLAVA  (Enclava) King Enclav I
FILETTINO Principality of FILETTINO  (Filettino) Prince Regent Carlo Taormina
FORVIK Sovereign State of FORVIK  (Forvik) Stuart Captain Calamity Hill
FRIOUL Republic of FRIOUL  (Pomegues) Jean-Jose Ville
LADONIA Royal Republic of LADONIA  (Wotan City) Queen Carolyn I
LIBERLAND Free Republic of LIBERLAND  (Liberpolis) (President Vit Jedlicka)
MIJAT TOMICH Hayduckal Republic of MIJAT TOMICH  (Hajducke Vrleti) President Marija Vukoja Lastvic
POINT ISLET Principality of POINT ISLET  (Fort Saint Jose) Prince Dom Renato Barros I
SAUGEAIS Free Republic of SAUGEAIS  (Montbenoit) President Georgette Bertin-Pourchet
SEALAND Principality of SEALAND  (Fort Roughs) Prince Michael Bates
SEBORGA Principality of SEBORGA  (Seborga) Prince Nicolas I
UZUPIS Republic of UZUPIS  (Uzupis) President Romas Lileikis



41 Organizations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


AFRICA-EUROPE Africa-European Union Partnership : AEUP  (Brussels)
AFRICA-FRANCE Conference of Heads of State of Africa and France : AFRICA-FRANCE Summit  (Bamako)
ASIA-EUROPE Asia-Europe Meeting : ASEM  (Ulan-Bator + Singapore)
ATLANTIC TUNA International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas : ICCAT  (Madrid)
BALTIC SEA Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission : HELCOM  (Helsinki)
BALTIC SEA STATES Secretariat of the Council of The Baltic Sea States : CBSS  (Stockholm)
CANADA-EUROPE Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement : CETA  (Ottawa)
CENTRAL BANK Bank for International Settlements : BIS  (Basle)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
DANUBE RIVER International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River : ICPDR  (Vienna)
ENERGY International Energy Charter : IEC  (Woluwe-Saint Lambert)
ESA European Space Agency : ESA  (Paris)
EURATOM European Atomic Energy Community : EAEC  (Brussels)
EUROCORPS European Corps : EUROCORPS  (Strasbourg)
EUROPE-JAPAN European Union-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement : EUJ-EPA  (Brussels)
EUROPEAN BANK European Bank for Reconstruction and Development : EBRD  (London)
EUROPEAN ENERGY Energy Community : EC  (Vienna)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
GROUP OF SEVEN GROUP OF SEVEN Industrialized Nations  (Ottawa)
GROUP OF TWENTY GROUP OF TWENTY Summits  (Buenos Aires + Cancun)
HAGUE CONFERENCE Hague Conference on Private International Law : HCCH  (The Hague)
INTERNATIONAL ENERGY International Energy Agency : IEA  (Paris)
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION International Space Station : ISS  (Baikonur + Merritt Island)
IRENA International Renewable Energy Agency : IRENA  (Masdar City)
ITER International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor Project : ITER  (Cadarache)
KOREAN PENINSULA Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization : KEDO  (New York City)
NORTH ATLANTIC SALMON North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization : NASCO  (Edinburgh)
NORTH-EAST ATLANTIC Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic : OSPAR Convention  (Sintra)
NORTHWEST ATLANTIC FISHERIES Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization : NAFO  (Dartmouth)
OECD Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development : OECD  (Paris)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE Regional Cooperation Council : RCC  (Sarajevo)
SOUTHERN BLUEFIN TUNA Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna : CCSBT  (Canberra)
TRANSATLANTIC ZONE Transatlantic Economic Council : TEC  (Brussels)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
TROPICAL TUNA Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission : IATTC  (San Diego-La Jolla)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York City)
WESTERN AND CENTRAL PACIFIC OCEAN FISHERIES Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean : Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission : WCPFC  (Kolonia on Ponape)
WESTERN BALKANS STATES Conference of WESTERN BALKANS STATES  (Rome)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)



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