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Legislative Yuan--last held 2 December 1989 (next to be held
December 1992);
results--KMT 65%, DPP 33%, independents 2%;
seats--(304 total, 102 elected) KMT 78, DPP 21, independents 3

Member of: expelled from UN General Assembly and Security Council on 25
October 1971 and withdrew on same date from other charter-designated subsidiary
organs; expelled from IMF/World Bank group April/May 1980; member of ADB and
PECC, seeking to join GATT and/or MFA; attempting to retain membership in ICAC,
ISO, INTELSAT, INTERPOL, IWC--International Wheat Council; suspended from
IAEA in 1972, but still allows IAEA controls over extensive atomic development

Diplomatic representation: none; unofficial commercial and cultural
relations with the people of the US are maintained through a private
instrumentality, the Coordination Council for North American Affairs (CCNAA)
with headquarters in Taipei and field offices in Washington and 10 other US
cities with all addresses and telephone numbers NA;
US--unofficial commercial and cultural relations with the people of Taiwan
are maintained through a private institution, the American Institute in
Taiwan (AIT), which has offices in Taipei at 7 Lane 134, Hsin Yi Road, Section 3
with telephone 002 886o (2) 709-2000 and in Kao-hsiung at 88 Wu Fu 3rd Road
with telephone NA

Flag: red with a dark blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner
bearing a white sun with 12 triangular rays

- Economy
Overview: Taiwan has a dynamic capitalist economy with considerable
government guidance of investment and foreign trade and partial
government ownership of some large banks and industrial firms. Real
growth in GNP has averaged about 9% a year during the past three decades.
Export growth has been even faster and has provided the impetus for
industrialization. Agriculture contributes about 6% to GNP, down from 35%
in 1952. Taiwan currently ranks as number 13 among major trading
countries. Traditional labor-intensive industries are steadily being
replaced with more capital- and technology-intensive industries.

GNP: $121.4 billion, per capita $6,000; real growth rate 7.2% (1989)

Inflation rate (consumer prices): 5.0% (1989)

Unemployment rate: 1.7% (1989)

Budget: revenues $25.9 billion; expenditures $33.2 billion,
including capital expenditures of $NA (FY89)

Exports: $66.2 billion (f.o.b., 1989); commodities--textiles
9.7%, electrical machinery 19.0%, general machinery and equipment 14%,
telecommunications equipment 9%, basic metals and metal products 7.4%,
foodstuffs 0.9%, plywood and wood products 1.3%; partners--US 36.2%,
Japan 13.7%

Imports: $52.2 billion (c.i.f., 1989); commodities--machinery
and equipment 15.9%, crude oil 5%, chemical and chemical products 11.1%,
basic metals 7.4%, foodstuffs 2.0%; partners--Japan 31%, US 23%,
Saudi Arabia 8.6%

External debt: $1.0 billion (December 1989 est.)

Industrial production: growth rate 4.1% (1988)

Electricity: 17,000,000 kW capacity; 68,000 million kWh produced,
3,360 kWh per capita (1989)

Industries: textiles, clothing, chemicals, electronics, food processing,
plywood, sugar milling, cement, shipbuilding, petroleum

Agriculture: accounts for 6% of GNP and 20% of labor force (includes
part-time farmers); heavily subsidized sector; major crops--rice, sugarcane,
sweet potatoes, fruits, vegetables; livestock--hogs, poultry, beef, milk,
cattle; not self-sufficient in wheat, soybeans, corn; fish catch expanding,
1.1 million metric tons in (1987)

Aid: US, including Ex-Im (FY46-82), $4.6 billion; Western (non-US)
countries, ODA and OOF bilateral commitments (1970-87), $439 million

Currency: new Taiwan dollar (plural--dollars);
1 new Taiwan dollar (NT$) = 100 cents

Exchange rates: new Taiwan dollars per US$1--26.3 (March 1990),
26.156 (December 1989), 28.589 (1988), 31.845 (1987), 37.838 (1986),
39.849 (1985)

Fiscal year: 1 July-30 June

- Communications
Railroads: about 1,075 km common carrier lines and over 3,800 km
industrial lines; common carrier lines consist of the 1.067-meter gauge 708 km
West Line and the 367 km East Line; a 98.25 km South Link Line connection
is under construction; common carrier lines owned by the government and operated
by the Railway Administration under Ministry of Communications; industrial
lines owned and operated by government enterprises

Highways: 18,800 km total; 15,800 km bituminous or concrete,
2,500 km crushed stone or gravel, 500 km graded earth

Pipelines: 615 km refined products, 97 km natural gas

Ports: Kao-hsiung, Chi-lung, Hua-lien, Su-ao, T'ai-tung

Merchant marine: 218 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 5,061,960
GRT/7,634,074 DWT; includes 1 short-sea passenger, 61 cargo,
13 refrigerated cargo, 71 container, 14 petroleum, oils, and lubricants
(POL) tanker, 3 combination ore/oil, 1 specialized tanker, 54 bulk

Airports: 38 total, 37 usable; 32 with permanent-surface runways; 3 with
runways over 3,659 m; 16 with runways 2,440-3,659 m; 8 with runways
1,220-2,439 m

Telecommunications: best developed system in Asia outside of Japan;
6,000,000 telephones; extensive microwave transmission links on east and west
coasts; stations--91 AM, 23 FM, 15 TV (13 relays); 8,000,000 radio receivers;
6,000,000 TV sets (5,300,000 color, 700,000 monochrome); satellite earth
stations--1 Pacific Ocean INTELSAT and 1 Indian Ocean INTELSAT; submarine cable
links to Japan (Okinawa), the Philippines, Guam, Singapore, Hong Kong,
Indonesia, Australia, Middle East, and Western Europe

- Defense Forces
Branches: Army, Navy (including Marines), Air Force, Garrison Command

Military manpower: males 15-49, 5,809,354; 4,534,950 fit for military
service; about 185,235 currently reach military age (19) annually

Defense expenditures: 6.8% of GNP, or $8.2 billion (FY90 est.)
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Appendix A: The United Nations System

The UN is composed of six principal organs and numerous subordinate
agencies and bodies as follows:

1) Secretariat:
UNDRO United Nations Disaster Relief Coordinator's Office

2) General Assembly:
INSTRAW International Research and Training Institute for the
Advancement of Women
UNCHS United Nations Center for Human Settlements (Habitat)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UNDP United Nations Development Program
UNEP United Nations Environment Program
UNFPA United Nations Population Fund
UNHCR United Nations Office of High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
UNITAR United Nations Institute for Training and Research
UNRISD United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
UNRWA United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine
Refugees in the Near East
UNSP United Nations Special Fund
UNU United Nations University
UP University for Peace
WFC World Food Council
WFP World Food Program

3) Security Council:
UNAVEM United Nations Angola Verification Mission
UNDOF United Nations Disengagement Observer Force
UNFICYP United Nations Force in Cyprus
UNGOMAP United Nations Good Offices Mission in Afghanistan and
Pakistan
UNIFIL United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
UNIIMOG United Nations Iran-Iraq Military Observer Group
UNMOGIP United Nations Military Observer Group in India and
Pakistan
UNTAG United Nations Transition Assistance Group
UNTSO United Nations Truce Supervision Organization

4) Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC):
Specialized agencies
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
IDA International Development Association
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC International Finance Corporation
ILO International Labor Organization
IMF International Monetary Fund
IMO International Maritime Organization
ITU International Telecommunication Union
MIGA Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural
Organization
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UPU Universal Postal Union
WHO World Health Organization
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO World Meteorological Organization
Related organizations
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency
Regional commissions
ECA Economic Commission for Africa
ECE Economic Commission for Europe
ECLAC Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
ESCWA Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Functional commissions
Commission on Human Rights
Commission on Narcotic Drugs
Commission for Social Development
Commission on the Status of Women
Population Commission
Statistical Commission

5) Trusteeship Council

6) International Court of Justice (ICJ)
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Appendix B: International Organizations

ACC Arab Cooperation Council
ACP African, Caribbean, and Pacific Countries (assoc. with EC)
ADB Asian Development Bank
AfDB African Development Bank
AFESD Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development
AIOEC Association of Iron Ore Exporting Countries
AL Arab League or League of Arab States
AMF Arab Monetary Fund
AMU Arab Maghreb Union
--- Andean Pact
ANRPC Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries
ANZUS ANZUS Council
AP Andean Pact
APC African Peanut (Groundnut) Association
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
ASPAC Asian and Pacific Council
ASSIMER International Mercury Producers Association
--- Association of Tin Producing Countries

BADEA Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa
BCIE Central American Bank for Economic Integration
Benelux Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg Economic Union
BIS Bank for International Settlements
BLEU Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union
BOAD West African Development Bank

C Commonwealth
CACM Central American Common Market
CAEU Council of Arab Economic Unity
CARICOM Caribbean Community and Common Market
CCC Customs Cooperation Council
CDB Caribbean Development Bank
CE Council of Europe
CEAO West African Economic Community
CEEAC Economic Community of Central African States
CEMA Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (sometimes CMEA or
Comecon)
CENTO Central Treaty Organization
CEPGL Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries
CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research
CILSS Permanent Interstate Committee on Drought Control in the Sahel
CIPEC Intergovernmental Council of Copper Exporting Countries
CMEA see CEMA
Comecon see CEMA
--- Conference of East and Central African States
CP Colombo Plan

DAC Development Assistance Committee (OECD)

EADB East African Development Bank
EAMA African States associated with the EC
EC European Communities
ECA Economic Commission for Africa (UN)
ECE Economic Commission for Europe (UN)
ECLA Economic Commission for Latin America (UN)
ECLAC Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN)
ECOSOC Economic and Social Council (UN)
ECOWAS Economic Community of West African States
ECWA Economic Commission for Western Asia (UN)
EFTA European Free Trade Association
EIB European Investment Bank
EMS European Monetary System
Entente Council of the Entente
ESA European Space Agency
ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN)
ESCWA Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN)

FAO Food and Agriculture Organization (UN)
FZ Franc Zone

G-8 Group of Eight
G-10 Group of Ten
G-77 Group of 77
GA General Assembly (UN)
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (UN)
GCC Gulf Cooperation Council

IADB Inter-American Development Bank
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency (UN)
IATP International Association of Tungsten Producers
IBA International Bauxite Association
IBEC International Bank for Economic Cooperation
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development or
World Bank (UN)
ICAC International Cotton Advisory Committee
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization (UN)
ICC International Chamber of Commerce
ICCO International Cocoa Organization
ICEM Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration
ICES International Cooperation in Ocean Exploration
ICFTU International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
ICJ International Court of Justice (UN)
ICM Intergovernmental Committee for Migration
ICO International Coffee Organization
ICRC International Committee of the Red Cross
IDA International Development Association (IBRD affiliate, UN)
IDB Inter-American Development Bank
IDB Islamic Development Bank
IEA International Energy Agency (associated with OECD)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development (UN)
IFC International Finance Corporation (IBRD affiliate, UN)
IHO International Hydrographic Organization
IIB International Investment Bank
ILO International Labor Organization (UN)
ILZSG International Lead and Zinc Study Group
IMF International Monetary Fund (UN)
IMO International Maritime Organization (UN)
INMARSAT International Maritime Satellite Organization
INRO International Natural Rubber Organization
INTELSAT International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization
IOC International Olympic Committee
IOOC International Olive Oil Council
IPU Inter-Parliamentary Union
IRC International Rice Council
ISO International Sugar Organization
ITC International Tin Council
ITU International Telecommunication Union (UN)
IWC International Whaling Commission
IWC International Wheat Council
LAES Latin American Economic System
LAIA Latin American Integration Association
--- Lake Chad Basin Commission
LORCS League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
--- Mano River Commission
--- Mekong Committee
MIGA Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

NAM Nonaligned Movement
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NC Nordic Council
NCC Nordic Council of Ministers
NEA Nuclear Energy Agency (OECD)
NIB Nordic Investment Bank
--- Niger River Commission
--- Nordic Council

OAPEC Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries
OAS Organization of American States
OAU Organization of African Unity
OCAM Afro-Malagasy and Mauritian Common Organization
ODECA Organization of Central American States
OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
OECS Organization of Eastern Caribbean States
OIC Organization of the Islamic Conference
OMVS Organization for the Development of the Senegal River Valley
OPANAL Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America
and the Caribbean
OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

PAHO Pan American Health Organization
PCA Permanent Court of Arbitration

SAARC South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
SADCC Southern African Development Coordination Conference
SC Security Council (UN)
SELA Latin American Economic System
SPC South Pacific Commission
SPEC South Pacific Bureau for Economic Cooperation
SPF South Pacific Forum

TC Trusteeship Council (UN)
TDB Trade and Development Board (UN)

UDEAC Central African Customs and Economic Union
UEAC Union of Central African States
UN United Nations
UNCTAD UN Conference on Trade and Development
UNDP UN Development Program
UNESCO UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
UNHCR UN High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF UN Children's Fund
UNIDO UN Industrial Development Organization
UPEB Union of Banana Exporting Countries
UPU Universal Postal Union (UN)

WCL World Confederation of Labor
WEU Western European Union
WFC World Food Council (UN)
WFTU World Federation of Trade Unions
WHO World Health Organization (UN)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization (UN)
WMO World Meteorological Organization (UN)
WP Warsaw Pact
WPC World Peace Council
WSG International Wool Study Group
WTO World Tourism Organization
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Appendix C: Country Membership in International Organizations

This information is currently available only as a table in the
printed version of The World Factbook 1990. For the 1991 edition a new
textual format will be adopted that will greatly expand the breadth and
depth of coverage to include many more organizations with complete name,
acronym or abbreviation, date established, aim, and list of members.
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Appendix D: Weights and Measures

Mathematical Notation

Mathematical Power Name
10 +18 or 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 one quintillion
10 +15 or 1,000,000,000,000,000 one quadrillion
10 +12 or 1,000,000,000,000 one trillion
10 +9 or 1,000,000,000 one billion
10 +6 or 1,000,000 one million
10 +3 or 1,000 one thousand
10 +2 or 100 one hundred
10 +1 or 10 ten
10 +0 or 1 one
10 -1 or 0.1 one tenth
10 -2 or 0.01 one hundredth
10 -3 or 0.001 one thousandth
10 -6 or 0.000 001 one millionth
10 -9 or 0.000 000 001 one billionth
10 -12 or 0.000 000 000 001 one trillionth
10 -15 or 0.000 000 000 000 001 one quadrillionth
10 -18 or 0.000 000 000 000 000 001 one quintillionth

Conversions from a multiple or submultiple to the basic units of meters,
liters, or grams can be done using the table. For example, to convert from
kilometers to meters, multiply by 1,000 (9.26 kilometers equals 9,260 meters)
or to convert from meters to kilometers, multiply by 0.001 (9,260 meters equals
9.26 kilometers)
Length,
weight,
Prefix Symbol capacity Area Volume
------ ------ -------- ------ -------
exa E 10 +18 10 +36 10 +54
peta P 10 +15 10 +30 10 +45
tera T 10 +12 10 +24 10 +36
giga G 10 +9 10 +18 10 +27
mega M 10 +6 10 +12 10 +18
hectokilo hk 10 +5 10 +10 10 +15
myria ma 10 +4 10 +8 10 +12
kilo k 10 +3 10 +6 10 +9
hecto h 10 +2 10 +4 10 +6
deka da 10 +1 10 +2 10 +3
basic unit - 1 meter, 1 meter2 1 meter3
1 gram,
1 liter
deci d 10 -1 10 -2 10 -3
centi c 10 -2 10 -4 10 -6
milli m 10 -3 10 -6 10 -9
decimilli dm 10 -4 10 -8 10 -12
centimilli cm 10 -5 10 -10 10 -15
micro u 10 -6 10 -12 10 -18
nano n 10 -9 10 -18 10 -27
pico p 10 -12 10 -24 10 -36
femto f 10 -15 10 -30 10 -45
atto a 10 -18 10 -36 10 -54

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EQUIVALENTS

The exponents 2 and 3 are used for square and cubic, respectively.
Name Metric Equivalents
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
acre 0.404 685 64 hectares 43,560 feet2
acre 4,046,856 4 meters2 4,840 yards2
acre 0.004 046 856 4 0.001 562 5 miles2,
kilometers2 statute
are 100 meters2 119.599 yards2
barrel (petroleum, US) 158.987 29 liters 42 gallons
(proof spirits, US) 151.416 47 liters 40 gallons
(beer, US) 117.347 77 liters 31 gallons
bushel 35.239 07 liters 4 pecks
cable 219.456 meters 120 fathoms
chain (surveyor's) 20.116 8 meters 66 feet
cord (wood) 3.624 556 meters3 128 feet3
cup 0.236 588 2 liters 8 ounces, liquid (US)
degrees, celsius (water boils at 100 multiply by 1.8 and add
degrees C, freezes at 32 to obtain degrees F
0 degrees C)
degrees, fahrenheit subtract 32 and divide (water boils at 212
by 1.8 to obtain degrees F, freezes at
degrees C 32 degrees F)
dram, avoirdupois 1.771 845 2 grams 0.062 5 ounces, avoirdupois
dram, troy 3.887 934 6 grams 0.125 ounces, troy
dram, liquid (US) 3.696 69 milliliters 0.125 ounces, liquid
fathom 1.828 8 meters 6 feet
foot 30.48 centimeters 12 inches
foot 0.304 8 meters 0.333 333 3 yards
foot 0.000 304 8 kilometers 0.000 189 39 miles, statute
foot2 929.030 4 centimeters2 144 inches2
foot 2 0.092 903 04 meters2 0.111 111 1 yards2
foot3 28.316 846 592 liters 7.480 519 gallons
foot3 0.028 316 847 meters3 1,728 inches3
furlong 201.168 meters 220 yards
gallon, liquid (US) 3.785 411 784 liters 4 quarts, liquid
gill (US) 118.294 118 milliliters 4 ounces, liquid
grain 64.798 91 milligrams 0.002 285 71 ounces, advp.
gram 1,000 milligrams 0.035 273 96 ounces, advp.
hand (height of horse) 10.16 centimeters 4 inches
hectare 10,000 meters2 2.471 053 8 acres
hundredweight, long 50.802 345 kilograms 112 pounds, avoirdupois
hundredweight, short 45.359 237 kilograms 100 pounds, avoirdupois
inch 2.54 centimeters 0.083 333 33 feet
inch2 6.451 6 centimeters2 0.006 944 44 feet2
inch3 16.387 064 centimeters3 0.000 578 7 feet3
inch3 16.387 064 milliliters 0.029 761 6 pints, dry
inch3 16.387 064 milliliters 0.034 632 0 pints, liquid
kilogram 0.001 tons, metric 2.204 623 pounds, avoirdupois
kilometer 1,000 meters 0.621 371 19 miles, statute
kilometer2 100 hectares 247.105 38 acres
kilometer2 1,000,000 meters2 0.386 102 16 miles2, statute
knot (1 nautical mi/hr) 1.852 kilometers/hour 1.151 statute miles/hour
league, nautical 5.559 552 kilometers 3 miles, nautical
league, statute 4.828.032 kilometers 3 miles, statute
link (surveyor's) 20.116 8 centimeters 7.92 inches
liter 0.001 meters3 61.023 74 inches3
liter 0.1 dekaliter 0.908 083 quarts, dry
liter 1,000 milliliters 1.056 688 quarts, liquid
meter 100 centimeters 1.093 613 yards
meter2 10,000 centimeters2 1.195 990 yards2
meter3 1,000 liters 1.307 951 yards3
micron 0.000 001 meter 0.000 039 4 inches
mil 0.025 4 millimeters 0.001 inch
mile, nautical 1.852 kilometers 1.150 779 4 miles, statute
mile2, nautical 3.429 904 kilometers2 1.325 miles2, statute
mile, statute 1.609 344 kilometers 5,280 feet or 8 furlongs
mile2, statute 258.998 811 hectares 640 acres or 1 section
mile2, statute 2.589 988 11 kilometers2 0.755 miles2, nautical
minim (US) 0.061 611 52 milliliters 0.002 083 33 ounces, liquid
ounce, avoirdupois 28.349 523 125 grams 437.5 grains
ounce, liquid (US) 29.573 53 milliliters 0.062 5 pints, liquid
ounce, troy 31.103 476 8 grams 480 grains
pace 76.2 centimeters 30 inches
peck 8.809 767 5 liters 8 quarts, dry
pennyweight 1.555 173 84 grams 24 grains
pint, dry (US) 0.550 610 47 liters 0.5 quarts, dry
pint, liquid (US) 0.473 176 473 liters 0.5 quarts, liquid
point (typographical) 0.351 459 8 millimeters 0.013 837 inches
pound, avoirdupois 453.592 37 grams 16 ounces, avourdupois
pound, troy 373.241 721 6 grams 12 ounces, troy
quart, dry (US) 1.101 221 liters 2 pints, dry
quart, liquid (US) 0.946 352 946 liters 2 pints, liquid
quintal 100 kilograms 220.462 26 pounds, avdp.
rod 5.029 2 meters 5.5 yards
scruple 1.295 978 2 grams 20 grains
section (US) 2.589 988 1 kilometers2 1 mile2, statute or 640 acres
span 22.86 centimeters 9 inches
stere 1 meter3 1.307 95 yards3
tablespoon 14.786 76 milliliters 3 teaspoons
teaspoon 4.928 922 milliliters 0.333 333 tablespoons
ton, long or deadweight 1,016.046 909 kilograms 2,240 pounds, avoirdupois
ton, metric 1,000 kilograms 2,204.623 pounds, avoirdupois
ton, register 2.831 684 7 meters3 100 feet3
ton, short 907.184 74 kilograms 2,000 pounds, avoirdupois
township (US) 93.239 572 kilometers2 36 miles2, statute
yard 0.914 4 meters 3 feet
yard2 0.836 127 36 meters2 9 feet2
yard3 0.764 554 86 meters3 27 feet3
yard3 764.554 857 984 liters 201.974 gallons
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Appendix E: Cross-Reference List of Geographic Names

This list indicates where various names including all United States Foreign
Service Posts, alternate names, former names, and political or geographical
portions of larger entities can be found in The WORLD FACTBOOK
are not necessarily those approved by the United States Board on Geographic
Names (BGN). Alternate names are included in parentheses, additional
information is included in brackets.

Name Entry in the WORLD FACTBOOK
------------------------------ ---------------------------------------
Abidjan (US Embassy) Ivory Coast
Abu Dhabi (US Embassy) United Arab Emirates
Acapulco (US Consular Agency) Mexico
Accra (US Embassy) Ghana
Adana (US Consulate) Turkey
Addis Ababa (US Embassy) Ethiopia
Adelaide (US Consular Agency) Australia
Adelie Land (Terre Adelie) Antarctica
(claimed by France)
Aden (US post not maintained, Yemen, People's Democratic Republic of
representation by British
Embassy)
Aden, Gulf of Indian Ocean
Admiralty Islands Papua New Guinea
Adriatic Sea Atlantic Ocean
Aegean Islands Greece
Aegean Sea Atlantic Ocean
Afars and Issas, French Djibouti
Territory of the (F.T.A.I.)
Agalega Islands Mauritius
Aland Islands Finland
Alaska United States
Alaska, Gulf of Pacific Ocean
Aldabra Islands Seychelles
Alderney Guernsey
Aleutian Islands United States
Alexander Island Antarctica
Alexandria (US Consulate General) Egypt
Algiers (US Embassy) Algeria
Alhucemas, Penon de Spain
Alphonse Island Seychelles
Amami Strait Pacific Ocean
Amindivi Islands India
Amirante Isles Seychelles
Amman (US Embassy) Jordan
Amsterdam (US Consulate General) Netherlands
Amsterdam Island French Southern and Antarctic Lands
(Ile Amsterdam)
Amundsen Sea Pacific Ocean
Amur China; Soviet Union
Andaman Islands India
Andaman Sea Indian Ocean
Anegada Passage Atlantic Ocean
Anglo-Egyptian Sudan Sudan
Anjouan Comoros
Ankara (US Embassy) Turkey
Annobon Equatorial Guinea
Antananarivo (US Embassy) Madagascar
Antipodes Islands New Zealand
Antwerp (US Consulate General) Belgium
Aozou Strip (claimed by Libya) Chad
Aqaba, Gulf of Indian Ocean
Arabian Sea Indian Ocean
Arafura Sea Pacific Ocean
Argun China; Soviet Union
Ascension Island St. Helena
Assumption Island Seychelles
Asuncion (US Embassy) Paraguay
Asuncion Island Northern Mariana Islands
Atacama Chile
Athens (US Embassy) Greece
Attu United States
Auckland (US Consulate General) New Zealand
Auckland Islands New Zealand
Australes Iles (Iles Tubuai) French Polynesia
Axel Heiberg Island Canada
Azores Portugal
Azov, Sea of Atlantic Ocean

Bab el Mandeb Indian Ocean
Babuyan Channel Pacific Ocean
Babuyan Islands Philippines
Baffin Bay Arctic Ocean
Baffin Island Canada
Baghdad (US Embassy) Iraq
Balabac Strait Pacific Ocean
Balearic Islands Spain
Balearic Sea (Iberian Sea) Atlantic Ocean
Bali (US Consular Agency) Indonesia
Bali Sea Indian Ocean
Balintang Channel Pacific Ocean
Balintang Islands Philippines
Balleny Islands Antarctica
Baltic Sea Atlantic Ocean
Baluchistan Afghanistan; Iran; Pakistan
Bamako (US Embassy) Mali
Banaba (Ocean Island) Kiribati
Bandar Seri Begawan (US Embassy) Brunei
Banda Sea Pacific Ocean
Bangkok (US Embassy) Thailand
Bangui (US Embassy) Central African Republic
Banjul (US Embassy) Gambia, The
Banks Island Canada
Banks Islands (Iles Banks) Vanuatu
Barcelona (US Consulate General) Spain
Barents Sea Arctic Ocean
Barranquilla (US Consulate) Colombia
Bashi Channel Pacific Ocean
Basilan Strait Pacific Ocean
Bass Strait Indian Ocean
Batan Islands Philippines
Bavaria (Bayern) Germany, Federal Republic of
Beagle Channel Atlantic Ocean
Bear Island (Bjornoya) Svalbard
Beaufort Sea Arctic Ocean
Bechuanaland Botswana
Beijing (US Embassy) China
Beirut (US Embassy) Lebanon
Belem (US Consular Agency) Brazil
Belep Islands (Iles Belep) New Caledonia
Belfast (US Consulate General) United Kingdom
Belgian Congo Zaire
Belgrade (US Embassy) Yugoslavia
Belize City (US Embassy) Belize
Belle Isle, Strait of Atlantic Ocean
Bellinghausen Sea Pacific Ocean
Belmopan Belize
Bengal, Bay of Indian Ocean
Bering Sea Pacific Ocean
Bering Strait Pacific Ocean
Berkner Island Antarctica
Berlin, East (US Embassy) German Democratic Republic
Berlin, West (US Mission) Germany, Federal Republic of
Bern (US Embassy) Switzerland
Bessarabia Romania; Soviet Union
Bijagos, Arquipelago dos Guinea-Bissau
Bikini Atoll Marshall Islands
Bilbao (US Consulate) Spain
Bioko Equatorial Guinea
Biscay, Bay of Atlantic Ocean
Bishop Rock United Kingdom
Bismarck Archipelago Papua New Guinea
Bismarck Sea Pacific Ocean
Bissau (US Embassy) Guinea-Bissau
Bjornoya (Bear Island) Svalbard
Black Rock Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Black Sea Atlantic Ocean
Boa Vista Cape Verde
Bogota (US Embassy) Colombia
Bombay (US Consulate General) India
Bonaire Netherlands Antilles
Bonifacio, Strait of Atlantic Ocean
Bonin Islands Japan
Bonn (US Embassy) Federal Republic of Germany
Bophuthatswana South Africa
Bora-Bora French Polynesia
Bordeaux (US Consulate General) France
Borneo Brunei; Indonesia; Malaysia
Bornholm Denmark
Bosporus Atlantic Ocean
Bothnia, Gulf of Atlantic Ocean
Bougainville Island Papua New Guinea
Bougainville Strait Pacific Ocean
Bounty Islands New Zealand
Brasilia (US Embassy) Brazil
Brazzaville (US Embassy) Congo
Bridgetown (US Embassy) Barbados
Brisbane (US Consulate) Australia
British East Africa Kenya
British Guiana Guyana
British Honduras Belize
British Solomon Islands Solomon Islands
British Somaliland Somalia
Brussels (US Embassy, US Mission Belgium
to European Communities, US
Mission to the North Atlantic
Treaty Organization or USNATO)
Bucharest (US Embassy) Romania
Budapest (US Embassy) Hungary
Buenos Aires (US Embassy) Argentina
Bujumbura (US Embassy) Burundi

Cabinda Angola
Cabot Strait Atlantic Ocean
Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands
Cairo (US Embassy) Egypt
Calcutta (US Consulate General) India
Calgary (US Consulate General) Canada
California, Gulf of Pacific Ocean
Campbell Island New Zealand
Canal Zone Panama
Canary Islands Spain
Canberra (US Embassy) Australia
Cancun (US Consular Agency) Mexico
Canton (Guangzhou) China
Canton Island Kiribati
Cape Town (US Consulate General) South Africa
Caracas (US Embassy) Venezuela
Cargados Carajos Shoals Mauritius
Caroline Islands Micronesia, Federated States of;
Pacific Islands, Trust Territory of the
Caribbean Sea Atlantic Ocean
Carpentaria, Gulf of Pacific Ocean
Casablanca (US Consulate General) Morocco
Cato Island Australia
Cebu (US Consulate) Philippines
Celebes Indonesia
Celebes Sea Pacific Ocean
Celtic Sea Atlantic Ocean
Central African Empire Central African Republic
Ceuta Spain
Ceylon Sri Lanka
Chafarinas, Islas Spain
Chagos Archipelago (Oil Islands) British Indian Ocean Territory
Channel Islands Guernsey; Jersey
Chatham Islands New Zealand
Cheju-do Korea, South
Cheju Strait Pacific Ocean
Chengdu (US Consulate General) China
Chesterfield Islands New Caledonia
(Iles Chesterfield)
Chiang Mai (US Consulate General) Thailand
Chihli, Gulf of (Bo Hai) Pacific Ocean
China, People's Republic of China
China, Republic of Taiwan
Choiseul Solomon Islands
Christchurch (US Consular Agency) New Zealand
Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) Australia
Christmas Island (Pacific Ocean) Kiribati
(Kiritimati)
Chukchi Sea Arctic Ocean
Ciskei South Africa
Ciudad Juarez (US Consulate Mexico
General)
Cochabamba (US Consular Agency) Bolivia
Coco, Isla del Costa Rica
Cocos Islands Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Colombo (US Embassy) Sri Lanka
Colon (US Consular Agency) Panama
Colon, Archipielago de Ecuador
(Galapagos Islands)
Commander Islands Soviet Union
(Komandorskiye Ostrova)
Conakry (US Embassy) Guinea
Congo (Brazzaville) Congo
Congo (Kinshasa) Zaire
Congo (Leopoldville) Zaire
Con Son Islands Vietnam
Cook Strait Pacific Ocean
Copenhagen (US Embassy) Denmark
Coral Sea Pacific Ocean
Corn Islands (Islas del Maiz) Nicaragua
Corsica France
Cosmoledo Group Seychelles
Cote d'Ivoire Ivory Coast
Cotonou (US Embassy) Benin
Crete Greece
Crooked Island Passage Atlantic Ocean
Crozet Islands (Iles Crozet) French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Curacao (US Consulate General) Netherlands Antilles
Cusco (US Consular Agency) Peru

Dahomey Benin
Daito Islands Japan
Dakar (US Embassy) Senegal
Daman (Damao) India
Damascus (US Embassy) Syria
Danger Atoll Cook Islands
Danish Straits Atlantic Ocean
Danzig (Gdansk) Poland
Dao Bach Long Vi Vietnam
Dardanelles Atlantic Ocean
Dar es Salaam (US Embassy) Tanzania
Davis Strait Atlantic Ocean
Deception Island Antarctica
Denmark Strait Atlantic Ocean
D'Entrecasteaux Islands Papua New Guinea
Devon Island Canada
Dhahran (US Consulate General) Saudi Arabia
Dhaka (US Embassy) Bangladesh
Diego Garcia British Indian Ocean Territory
Diego Ramirez Chile
Diomede Islands Soviet Union (Big Diomede); United States
(Little Diomede)
Diu India
Djibouti (US Embassy) Djibouti
Dodecanese Greece
Doha (US Embassy) Qatar
Douala (US Consulate General) Cameroon
Dover, Strait of Atlantic Ocean
Drake Passage Atlantic Ocean
Dubai (US Consulate General) United Arab Emirates
Dublin (US Embassy) Ireland
Durango (US Consular Agency) Mexico
Durban (US Consulate General) South Africa
Dusseldorf (US Consulate General) Federal Republic of Germany
Dutch East Indies Indonesia
Dutch Guiana Suriname

East China Sea Pacific Ocean
Easter Island (Isla de Pascua) Chile
Eastern Channel (East Korea Pacific Ocean
Strait or Tsushima Strait)
East Germany German Democratic Republic
East Korea Strait (Eastern Pacific Ocean
Channel or Tsushima Strait)
East Pakistan Bangladesh
East Siberian Sea Arctic Ocean
East Timor (Portuguese Timor) Indonesia
Edinburgh (US Consulate General) United Kingdom
Elba Italy
Ellef Ringnes Island Canada
Ellesmere Island Canada
Ellice Islands Tuvalu
Elobey, Islas de Equatorial Guinea
Enderbury Island Kiribati
Enewetak Atoll (Eniwetok Atoll) Marshall Islands
England United Kingdom
English Channel Atlantic Ocean
Eniwetok Atoll Marshall Islands
Epirus, Northern Albania; Greece
Eritrea Ethiopia
Essequibo (claimed by Venezuela) Guyana
Estonia Soviet Union (de facto)
Etorofu Soviet Union (de facto)

Farquhar Group Seychelles
Fernando de Noronha Brazil
Fernando Po (Bioko) Equatorial Guinea
Finland, Gulf of Atlantic Ocean
Florence (US Consulate General) Italy
Florida, Straits of Atlantic Ocean
Formosa Taiwan
Formosa Strait (Taiwan Strait) Pacific Ocean
Fort-de-France Martinique
(US Consulate General)
Frankfurt am Main Federal Republic of Germany
(US Consulate General)
Franz Josef Land Soviet Union
Freetown (US Embassy) Sierra Leone
French Cameroon Cameroon
French Indochina Cambodia; Laos; Vietnam
French Guinea Guinea
French Sudan Mali
French Territory of the Afars Djibouti
and Issas (F.T.A.I.)
French Togo Togo
Friendly Islands Tonga
Fukuoka (US Consulate) Japan
Funchal (US Consular Agency) Portugal
Fundy, Bay of Atlantic Ocean
Futuna Islands (Hoorn Islands) Wallis and Futuna

Gaborone (US Embassy) Botswana
Galapagos Islands (Archipielago Ecuador
de Colon)
Galleons Passage Atlantic Ocean
Gambier Islands (Iles Gambier) French Polynesia
Gaspar Strait Indian Ocean
Geneva (Branch Office of the US Switzerland
Embassy, US Mission to European
Office of the UN and Other
International Organizations)
Genoa (US Consulate General) Italy
George Town (US Consular Agency) Cayman Islands
Georgetown (US Embassy) Guyana
Gibraltar, Strait of Atlantic Ocean
Gilbert Islands Kiribati
Goa India
Gold Coast Ghana
Golan Heights Syria
Good Hope, Cape of South Africa
Goteborg (US Consulate General) Sweden
Gotland Sweden
Gough Island St. Helena
Grand Banks Atlantic Ocean
Grand Cayman Cayman Islands
Grand Turk (US Consular Agency) Turks and Caicos Islands
Great Australian Bight Indian Ocean
Great Belt (Store Baelt) Atlantic Ocean
Great Britain United Kingdom
Great Channel Indian Ocean
Greater Sunda Islands Brunei; Indonesia; Malaysia
Green Islands Papua New Guinea
Greenland Sea Arctic Ocean
Grenadines, Northern St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Grenadines, Southern Grenada
Guadalajara Mexico
(US Consulate General)
Guadalcanal Solomon Islands
Guadalupe, Isla de Mexico
Guangzhou (US Consulate General) China
Guantanamo (US Naval Base) Cuba
Guatemala (US Embassy) Guatemala
Gubal, Strait of Indian Ocean
Guinea, Gulf of Atlantic Ocean
Guayaquil (US Consulate General) Ecuador

Ha'apai Group Tonga
Habomai Islands Soviet Union (de facto)
Hague,The (US Embassy) Netherlands
Haifa (US Consular Agency) Israel
Hainan Dao China
Halifax (US Consulate General) Canada
Halmahera Indonesia
Hamburg (US Consulate General) Federal Republic of Germany
Hamilton (US Consulate General) Bermuda
Hanoi Vietnam
Harare (US Embassy) Zimbabwe
Hatay Turkey
Havana (US post not maintained, Cuba
representation by US Interests
Section or USINT of the Swiss
Embassy)
Hawaii United States
Heard Island Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Helsinki (US Embassy) Finland
Hermosillo (US Consulate) Mexico
Hispaniola Dominican Republic; Haiti
Hokkaido Japan
Holy See, The Vatican City
Hong Kong (US Consulate General) Hong Kong
Honiara (US Consulate) Solomon Islands
Honshu Japan
Hormuz, Strait of Indian Ocean
Horn, Cape (Cabo de Hornos) Chile
Horne, Iles de Wallis and Futuna
Horn of Africa Ethiopia; Somalia
Hudson Bay Arctic Ocean
Hudson Strait Arctic Ocean

Inaccessible Island St. Helena
Indochina Cambodia; Laos; Vietnam
Inner Mongolia (Nei Mongol) China
Ionian Islands Greece
Ionian Sea Atlantic Ocean
Irian Jaya Indonesia
Irish Sea Atlantic Ocean
Islamabad (US Embassy) Pakistan
Islas Malvinas Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Istanbul (US Consulate General) Turkey
Italian Somaliland Somalia
Iwo Jima Japan
Izmir (US Consulate General) Turkey

Jakarta (US Embassy) Indonesia
Japan, Sea of Pacific Ocean
Java Indonesia
Java Sea Indian Ocean
Jeddah (US Consulate General) Saudi Arabia
Jerusalem (US Consulate General) Israel; West Bank
Johannesburg South Africa
(US Consulate General)
Juan de Fuca, Strait of Pacific Ocean
Juan Fernandez, Isla de Chile
Juventud, Isla de la Cuba
(Isle of Youth)

Kabul (US Embassy now closed) Afghanistan
Kaduna (US Consulate General) Nigeria
Kalimantan Indonesia
Kamchatka Peninsula Soviet Union
(Poluostrov Kamchatka)
Kampala (US Embassy) Uganda
Kampuchea Cambodia
Karachi (US Consulate General) Pakistan
Kara Sea Arctic Ocean
Karimata Strait Indian Ocean
Kathmandu (US Embassy) Nepal
Kattegat Atlantic Ocean
Kauai Channel Pacific Ocean
Keeling Islands Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Kerguelen, Iles French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Kermadec Islands New Zealand
Khabarovsk Soviet Union
Khartoum (US Embassy) Sudan
Khmer Republic Cambodia
Kiel Canal (Nord-Ostsee Kanal) Atlantic Ocean
Khuriya Muriya Islands Oman
(Kuria Muria Islands)
Khyber Pass Pakistan
Kigali (US Embassy) Rwanda
Kingston (US Embassy) Jamaica
Kinshasa (US Embassy) Zaire
Kiritimati (Christmas Island) Kiribati
Kithira Strait Atlantic Ocean
Kodiak Island United States
Kola Peninsula Soviet Union
(Kol'skiy Poluostrov)
Kolonia (US Special Office) Micronesia, Federated States of
Korea Bay Pacific Ocean
Korea, Democratic People's Korea, North
Republic of
Korea, Republic of Korea, South
Korea Strait Pacific Ocean
Koror (US Special Office) Pacific Islands, Trust Territory of
Kosovo Yugoslavia
Kowloon Hong Kong
Krakow (US Consulate) Poland
Kuala Lumpur (US Embassy) Malaysia
Kunashiri (Kunashir) Soviet Union (de facto)
Kuril Islands Soviet Union (de facto)
Kuwait (US Embassy) Kuwait
Kwajalein Atoll Marshall Islands
Kyushu Japan

Labrador Canada
Laccadive Islands India
Laccadive Sea Indian Ocean
La Coruna (US Consular Agency) Spain
Lagos (US Embassy) Nigeria
Lahore (US Consulate General) Pakistan
Lakshadweep India
La Paz (US Embassy) Bolivia
La Perouse Strait Pacific Ocean
Laptev Sea Arctic Ocean
Las Palmas (US Consular Agency) Spain
Latvia Soviet Union (de facto)
Lau Group Fiji
Leningrad (US Consulate General) Soviet Union
Lesser Sunda Islands Indonesia
Leyte Philippines
Liancourt Rocks (claimed by Japan)Korea, South
Libreville (US Embassy) Gabon
Ligurian Sea Atlantic Ocean
Lilongwe (US Embassy) Malawi
Lima (US Embassy) Peru
Lincoln Sea Arctic Ocean
Line Islands Kiribati; Palmyra Atoll
Lisbon (US Embassy) Portugal
Lithuania Soviet Union (de facto)
Lombok Strait Indian Ocean
Lome (US Embassy) Togo
London (US Embassy) United Kingdom
Lord Howe Island Australia
Louisiade Archipelago Papua New Guinea
Loyalty Islands New Caledonia
(Iles Loyaute)
Lubumbashi (US Consulate General) Zaire
Lusaka (US Embassy) Zambia
Luxembourg (US Embassy) Luxembourg
Luzon Philippines
Luzon Strait Pacific Ocean
Lyon (US Consulate General) France

Macao Macau
Macedonia Bulgaria; Greece; Yugoslavia
Macquarie Island Australia
Madeira Islands Portugal
Madras (US Consulate General) India
Madrid (US Embassy) Spain
Magellan, Strait of Atlantic Ocean
Mahe Island Seychelles
Maiz, Islas del (Corn Islands) Nicaragua
Majorca (Mallorca) Spain
Majuro (US Special Office) Marshall Islands
Makassar Strait Pacific Ocean
Malabo (US Embassy) Equatorial Guinea
Malacca, Strait of Indian Ocean
Malaga (US Consular Agency) Spain
Malagasy Republic Madagascar
Male (US post not maintained, Maldives
representation from Colombo,
Sri Lanka)
Mallorca (Majorca) Spain
Malpelo, Isla de Colombia
Malta Channel Atlantic Ocean
Malvinas, Islas Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Managua (US Embassy) Nicaragua
Manama (US Embassy) Bahrain
Manaus (US Consular Agency) Brazil
Manchukuo China
Manchuria China
Manila (US Embassy) Philippines
Manipa Strait Pacific Ocean
Mannar, Gulf of Indian Ocean
Manua Islands American Samoa
Maputo (US Embassy) Mozambique
Maracaibo (US Consulate) Venezuela
Marcus Island (Minami-tori-shima) Japan
Mariana Islands Guam; Northern Mariana Islands
Marion Island South Africa
Marmara, Sea of Atlantic Ocean
Marquesas Islands French Polynesia
(Iles Marquises)
Marseille (US Consulate General) France
Martin Vaz, Ilhas Brazil
Mas a Tierra Chile
(Robinson Crusoe Island)
Mascarene Islands Mauritius; Reunion
Maseru (US Embassy) Lesotho
Matamoros (US Consulate) Mexico
Mazatlan (US Consulate) Mexico
Mbabane (US Embassy) Swaziland
McDonald Islands Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Medan (US Consulate) Indonesia
Mediterranean Sea Atlantic Ocean
Melbourne (US Consulate General) Australia
Melilla Spain
Merida (US Consulate) Mexico
Messina, Strait of Atlantic Ocean
Mexico (US Embassy) Mexico
Mexico, Gulf of Atlantic Ocean
Milan (US Consulate General) Italy
Minami-tori-shima Japan
Mindanao Philippines
Mindoro Strait Pacific Ocean
Minicoy Island India
Mogadishu (US Embassy) Somalia
Mombasa (US Consulate) Kenya
Mona Passage Atlantic Ocean
Monrovia (US Embassy) Liberia
Montego Bay (US Consular Agency) Jamaica
Monterrey (US Consulate General) Mexico
Montevideo (US Embassy) Uruguay
Montreal (US Consulate General, Canada
US Mission to the International
Civil Aviation Organization
or ICAO)
Moravian Gate Czechoslovakia
Moroni (US Embassy) Comoros
Mortlock Islands Micronesia, Federated States of
Moscow (US Embassy) Soviet Union
Mozambique Channel Indian Ocean
Mulege (US Consular Agency) Mexico
Munich (US Consulate General) Federal Republic of Germany
Musandam Peninsula Oman; United Arab Emirates
Muscat (US Embassy) Oman
Muscat and Oman Oman
Myanma, Myanmar Burma

Naha (US Consulate General) Japan
Nairobi (US Embassy) Kenya
Nampo-shoto Japan
Naples (US Consulate General) Italy
Nassau (US Embassy) Bahamas, The
Natuna Besar Islands Indonesia
N'Djamena (US Embassy) Chad
Netherlands East Indies Indonesia
Netherlands Guiana Suriname
Nevis St. Kitts and Nevis
New Delhi (US Embassy) India
Newfoundland Canada
New Guinea Indonesia; Papua New Guinea
New Hebrides Vanuatu
New Siberian Islands Soviet Union
New Territories Hong Kong
New York, New York (US Mission United States
to the United Nations or USUN)
Niamey (US Embassy) Niger
Nice (US Consular Agency) France
Nicobar Islands India
Nicosia (US Embassy) Cyprus
Nightingale Island St. Helena
North Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean
North Channel Atlantic Ocean
Northeast Providence Channel Atlantic Ocean
Northern Epirus Albania; Greece
Northern Grenadines St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Northern Ireland United Kingdom
Northern Rhodesia Zambia
North Island New Zealand
North Korea Korea, North
North Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean
North Sea Atlantic Ocean
North Vietnam Vietnam
Northwest Passages Arctic Ocean
North Yemen Yemen Arab Republic
Norwegian Sea Atlantic Ocean
Nouakchott (US Embassy) Mauritania
Novaya Zemlya Soviet Union
Nuevo Laredo (US Consulate) Mexico
Nyasaland Malawi

Oahu United States
Oaxaca (US Consular Agency) Mexico
Ocean Island (Banaba) Kiribati
Ocean Island (Kure Island) United States
Ogaden Ethiopia; Somalia
Oil Islands (Chagos Archipelago) British Indian Ocean Territory
Okhotsk, Sea of Pacific Ocean
Okinawa Japan
Oman, Gulf of Indian Ocean
Ombai Strait Pacific Ocean
Oporto (US Consulate) Portugal
Oran (US Consulate) Algeria
oCresund (The Sound) Atlantic Ocean
Orkney Islands United Kingdom
Osaka-Kobe (US Consulate General) Japan
Oslo (US Embassy) Norway
Otranto, Strait of Atlantic Ocean
Ottawa (US Embassy) Canada
Ouagadougou (US Embassy) Burkina
Outer Mongolia Mongolia

Pagan Northern Mariana Islands
Palau Pacific Islands, Trust Territory of the
Palawan Philippines
Palermo (US Consulate General) Italy
Palk Strait Indian Ocean
Palma de Mallorca Spain
(US Consular Agency)
Pamirs China; Soviet Union
Panama (US Embassy) Panama
Panama Canal Panama
Panama, Gulf of Pacific Ocean
Paramaribo (US Embassy) Suriname
Parece Vela Japan
Paris (US Embassy, US Mission to France
the Organization for Economic
Cooperation and Development or
OECD, US Observer Mission at
the UN Educational, Scientific,
and Cultural Organization or
UNESCO)
Pascua, Isla de (Easter Island) Chile
Pashtunistan Afghanistan; Pakistan
Peking (Beijing) China
Pemba Island Tanzania
Pentland Firth Atlantic Ocean
Perim Yemen, People's Democratic Republic of
Perouse Strait, La Pacific Ocean
Persian Gulf Indian Ocean
Perth (US Consulate) Australia
Pescadores Taiwan
Peshawar (US Consulate) Pakistan
Peter I Island Antarctica
Philip Island Norfolk Island
Philippine Sea Pacific Ocean
Phoenix Islands Kiribati
Pines, Isle of Cuba
(Isla de la Juventud)
Piura (US Consular Agency) Peru
Pleasant Island Nauru
Ponape (Pohnpei) Micronesia
Ponta Delgada (US Consulate) Portugal
Port-au-Prince (US Embassy) Haiti
Port Louis (US Embassy) Mauritius
Port Moresby (US Embassy) Papua New Guinea
Porto Alegre (US Consulate) Brazil
Port-of-Spain (US Embassy) Trinidad and Tobago
Port Said (US Consular Agency) Egypt
Portuguese Guinea Guinea-Bissau
Portuguese Timor (East Timor) Indonesia
Poznan (US Consulate) Poland
Prague (US Embassy) Czechoslovakia
Praia (US Embassy) Cape Verde
Pretoria (US Embassy) South Africa
Pribilof Islands United States
Prince Edward Island Canada
Prince Edward Islands South Africa
Prince Patrick Island Canada
Principe Sao Tome and Principe
Puerto Plata (US Consular Agency) Dominican Republic
Puerto Vallarta Mexico
(US Consular Agency)
Pusan (US Consulate) South Korea
P'yongyang Korea, North

Quebec (US Consulate General) Canada
Queen Charlotte Islands Canada
Queen Elizabeth Islands Canada
Queen Maud Land Antarctica
(claimed by Norway)
Quito (US Embassy) Ecuador

Rabat (US Embassy) Morocco
Ralik Chain Marshall Islands
Rangoon (US Embassy) Burma
Ratak Chain Marshall Islands
Recife (US Consulate) Brazil
Redonda Antigua and Barbuda
Red Sea Indian Ocean
Revillagigedo Island United States
Revillagigedo Islands Mexico
Reykjavik (US Embassy) Iceland
Rhodes Greece
Rhodesia Zimbabwe
Rhodesia, Northern Zambia
Rhodesia, Southern Zimbabwe
Rio de Janeiro Brazil
(US Consulate General)
Rio de Oro Western Sahara
Rio Muni Equatorial Guinea
Riyadh (US Embassy) Saudi Arabia
Robinson Crusoe Island Chile
(Mas a Tierra)
Rocas, Atol das Brazil
Rockall (disputed) United Kingdom
Rodrigues Mauritius
Rome (US Embassy, US Mission to Italy
the UN Agencies for Food and
Agriculture or FODAG)
Roncador Cay Colombia
Roosevelt Island Antarctica
Ross Dependency Antarctica
(claimed by New Zealand)
Ross Island Antarctica
Ross Sea Antarctica
Rota Northern Mariana Islands
Rotuma Fiji
Ryukyu Islands Japan

Saba Netherlands Antilles
Sabah Malaysia
Sable Island Canada
Sahel Burkina; Cape Verde; Chad; The Gambia;
Guinea-Bissau; Mali; Mauritania; Niger;
Senegal
Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) Vietnam
St. Brandon Mauritius
St. Christopher and Nevis St. Kitts and Nevis
St. George's (US Embassy) Grenada
St. George's Channel Atlantic Ocean
St. John's (US Embassy) Antigua and Barbuda
St. Lawrence, Gulf of Atlantic Ocean
St. Lawrence Island United States
St. Lawrence Seaway Atlantic Ocean
St. Martin Guadeloupe
St. Martin (Sint Maarten) Netherlands Antilles
St. Paul Island Canada
St. Paul Island United States
St. Paul Island (Ile Saint-Paul) French Southern and Antarctic Lands
St. Peter and St. Paul Rocks Brazil
(Penedos de Sao Pedro e
Sao Paulo)
St. Vincent Passage Atlantic Ocean
Saipan Northern Mariana Islands
Sakhalin Island (Ostrov Sakhalin) Soviet Union
Sala y Gomez, Isla Chile
Salisbury (Harare) Zimbabwe
Salvador de Bahia Brazil
(US Consular Agency)
Salzburg (US Consulate General) Austria
Sanaa (US Embassy) Yemen Arab Republic
San Ambrosio Chile
San Andres y Providencia, Colombia
Archipielago
San Bernardino Strait Pacific Ocean
San Felix, Isla Chile
San Jose (US Embassy) Costa Rica
San Luis Potosi Mexico
(US Consular Agency)
San Miguel Allende Mexico
(US Consular Agency)
San Salvador (US Embassy) El Salvador
Santa Cruz (US Consular Agency) Bolivia
Santa Cruz Islands Solomon Islands
Santiago (US Embassy) Chile
Santo Domingo (US Embassy) Dominican Republic
Sao Luis (US Consular Agency) Brazil
Sao Paulo (US Consulate General) Brazil
Sao Pedro e Sao Paulo, Brazil
Penedos de
Sapporo (US Consulate General) Japan
Sapudi Strait Indian Ocean
Sarawak Malaysia
Sardinia Italy
Sargasso Sea Atlantic Ocean
Sark Guernsey
Scotia Sea Atlantic Ocean
Scotland United Kingdom
Scott Island Antarctica
Senyavin Islands Micronesia, Federated States of
Seoul (US Embassy) Korea, South
Serrana Bank Colombia
Serranilla Bank Colombia
Severnaya Zemlya (Northland) Soviet Union
Seville (US Consular Agency) Spain
Shag Island Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Shag Rocks Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Shanghai (US Consulate General) China
Shenyang (US Consulate General) China
Shetland Islands United Kingdom
Shikoku Japan
Shikotan (Shikotan-to) Japan
Siam Thailand
Sibutu Passage Pacific Ocean
Sicily Italy
Sicily, Strait of Atlantic Ocean
Sikkim India
Sinai Egypt
Singapore (US Embassy) Singapore
Singapore Strait Pacific Ocean
Sinkiang (Xinjiang) China
Sint Eustatius Netherlands Antilles
Sint Maarten (St. Martin) Netherlands Antilles
Skagerrak Atlantic Ocean
Slovakia Czechoslovakia
Society Islands French Polynesia
(Iles de la Societe)
Socotra Yemen, People's Democratic Republic of
Sofia (US Embassy) Bulgaria
Solomon Islands, northern Papua New Guinea
Solomon Islands, southern Solomon Islands
Soloman Sea Pacific Ocean
Songkhla (US Consulate) Thailand
Sound, The (Oresund) Atlantic Ocean
South Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean
South China Sea Pacific Ocean
Southern Grenadines Grenada
Southern Rhodesia Zimbabwe
South Georgia South Georgia and the South
Sandwich Islands
South Island New Zealand
South Korea Korea, South
South Orkney Islands Antarctica
South Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean
South Sandwich Islands South Georgia and the South
Sandwich Islands
South Shetland Islands Antarctica
South Tyrol Italy
South Vietnam Vietnam
South-West Africa Namibia
South Yemen Yemen, People's Democratic Republic of
Spanish Guinea Equatorial Guinea
Spanish Sahara Western Sahara
Spitsbergen Svalbard
Stockholm (US Embassy) Sweden
Strasbourg (US Consulate General) France
Stuttgart (US Consulate General) Federal Republic of Germany
Suez, Gulf of Indian Ocean
Sulu Archipelago Philippines
Sulu Sea Pacific Ocean
Sumatra Indonesia
Sumba Indonesia
Sunda Islands (Soenda Isles) Indonesia; Malaysia
Sunda Strait Indian Ocean
Surabaya (US Consulate) Indonesia
Surigao Strait Pacific Ocean
Surinam Suriname
Suva (US Embassy) Fiji
Swains Island American Samoa
Swan Islands Honduras
Sydney (US Consulate General) Australia

Tahiti French Polynesia
Taipei Taiwan
Taiwan Strait Pacific Ocean
Tampico (US Consular Agency) Mexico
Tanganyika Tanzania
Tangier (US Consulate General) Morocco
Tarawa Kiribati
Tartar Strait Pacific Ocean
Tasmania Australia
Tasman Sea Pacific Ocean
Taymyr Peninsula Soviet Union
(Poluostrov Taymyra)
Tegucigalpa (US Embassy) Honduras
Tehran (US post not maintained, Iran
representation by Swiss Embassy)
Tel Aviv (US Embassy) Israel
Terre Adelie (Adelie Land) Antarctica
(claimed by France)
Thailand, Gulf of Pacific Ocean
Thessaloniki Greece
(US Consulate General)
Thurston Island Antarctica
Tibet (Xizang) China
Tierra del Fuego Argentina; Chile
Tijuana (US Consulate General) Mexico
Timor Indonesia
Timor Sea Indian Ocean
Tinian Northern Mariana Islands
Tiran, Strait of Indian Ocean
Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
Tokyo (US Embassy) Japan
Tonkin, Gulf of Pacific Ocean
Toronto (US Consulate General) Canada
Torres Strait Pacific Ocean
Trans-Jordan Jordan
Transkei South Africa
Transylvania Romania
Trieste (US Consular Agency) Italy
Trindade, Ilha de Brazil
Tripoli (US post not maintained, Libya
representation by Belgian
Embassy)
Tristan da Cunha Group St. Helena
Trobriand Islands Papua New Guinea
Trucial States United Arab Emirates
Truk Islands Micronesia
Tsugaru Strait Pacific Ocean
Tuamotu Islands (Iles Tuamotu) French Polynesia
Tubuai Islands (Iles Tubuai) French Polynesia
Tunis (US Embassy) Tunisia
Turin (US Consulate) Italy
Turkish Straits Atlantic Ocean
Turks Island Passage Atlantic Ocean
Tyrol, South Italy
Tyrrhenian Sea Atlantic Ocean

Udorn (US Consulate) Thailand
Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
Ullung-do Korea, South
Unimak Pass (strait) Pacific Ocean
United Arab Republic Egypt; Syria
Upper Volta Burkina

Vaduz (US post not maintained, Liechtenstein
representation from Zurich,
Switzerland)
Vakhan Corridor Afghanistan
(Wakhan)
Valencia (US Consular Agency) Spain
Valletta (US Embassy) Malta
Vancouver (US Consulate General) Canada
Vancouver Island Canada
Van Diemen Strait Pacific Ocean
Vatican City (US Embassy) Vatican City
Velez de la Gomera, Penon de Spain
Venda South Africa
Veracruz (US Consular Agency) Mexico
Verde Island Passage Pacific Ocean
Victoria (US Embassy) Seychelles
Vienna (US Embassy, US Mission Austria
to International Organizations
in Vienna or UNVIE)
Vientiane (US Embassy) Laos
Volcano Islands Japan
Vostok Island Kiribati
Vrangelya, Ostrov Soviet Union
(Wrangel Island)

Wakhan Corridor Afghanistan
(now Vakhan Corridor)
Wales United Kingdom
Walvis Bay South Africa
Warsaw (US Embassy) Poland
Washington, DC (The Permanent United States
Mission of the USA to the
Organization of American
States or OAS)
Weddell Sea Atlantic Ocean
Wellington (US Embassy) New Zealand
Western Channel Pacific Ocean
(West Korea Strait)
West Germany Germany, Federal Republic of
West Korea Strait Pacific Ocean
(Western Channel)
West Pakistan Pakistan
Wetar Strait Pacific Ocean
White Sea Arctic Ocean
Windhoek Namibia
Windward Passage Atlantic Ocean
Winnipeg (US Consular Agency) Canada
Wrangel Island (Ostrov Vrangelya) Soviet Union

Yaounde (US Embassy) Cameroon
Yap Islands Micronesia
Yellow Sea Pacific Ocean
Yemen (Aden) Yemen, People's Democratic Republic of
Yemen, North Yemen Arab Republic
Yemen (Sanaa) Yemen Arab Republic
Yemen, South Yemen, People's Democratic Republic of
Youth, Isle of Cuba
(Isla de la Juventud)
Yucatan Channel Atlantic Ocean

Zagreb (US Consulate General) Yugoslavia
Zanzibar Tanzania
Zurich (US Consulate General) Switzerland
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