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List of island countries
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List of island countries

This is a list of countries which are made up of just islands. This means that they are either a single island or a group of islands.

The inclusion of some of the countries listed here are disputed; they are boldfaced.

Table of contents
1 Existing
2 Extinct
3 Micronations
4 Notes

Existing

Antigua and Barbuda - Australia - Bahamas - Bahrain - Barbados - Cape Verde - Comoros - Cook Islands1 - Cuba - Cyprus2 - Dominica - Fiji - Grenada - Iceland - Indonesia - Ireland - Jamaica - Japan - Kiribati - Madagascar - Maldives - Malta - Micronesia - Nauru - New Zealand - Niue1 - Palau - Philippines - Saint Kitts and Nevis - Saint Lucia - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Samoa - São Tomé and Príncipe - Seychelles - Singapore - Solomon Islands - Sri Lanka - Republic of China3 (Taiwan) - Tonga - Trinidad and Tobago - Tuvalu - United Kingdom - Vanuatu

Extinct

Historical

Duchy of the Archipelago - Kingdom of Hawaii - Kingdom of Man - Majapahit Empire - Puerto Rico4 - Republic of Hawaii4 - Republic of Taiwan3

Former colonies, possessions, protectorates and territories

Danish West Indies5 - New Caledonia6 - Newfoundland7 - New Hebrides8 - Tasmania9 - Vancouver Island7 - West Indies Federation10

Micronations

Conch Republic - Rose Island - Sealand - Tavolara island


Notes

1 The Cook Islands and Niue are in free association with New Zealand. See Niue Constitution Act 1974 (NZ).
2 Also see Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
3 See political status of Taiwan.
4 Is technically a part of the United States.
5 Now the United States Virgin Islands.
6 Now a part of French Polynesia.
7 Now a part of Canada.
8 Now Vanuatu.
9 Now a part of Australia.
10 Split up into Anguilla, Antigua, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Tobago, Trinidad, and the Turks and Caicos Islands.