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1499–1511: Divided between the Kedah Sultanate and the Malacca Sultanate 500–661: Part of Sasanian Empire 1799–1849: Sikh Empire 1788–1901: Part of the  British Empire Border Line Names of India. 1205–1337/40: Despotate of Epirus [78][79][80], 1945–1949: Indonesian Struggle for Independence Less than 1% of the world’s current land borders were drawn up before the year 1500. 1810–1821: Part of the Viceroyalty of Peru (viceroyalty of the Spanish Empire) Mariote Kingdom, part of the Neo-Sumerian Empire Assuwa, a confederation (or league) of 22 ancient Anatolian states, was formed some time before 1400 BC, when it was defeated by the Hittite Empire. Not one 100% ccertain that the country existed with the actual format (name and border). 700–200 BC: Inhabited by the Pundravardhana culture Prior to the rise of the Persian Empire, several groups of people lived in the area that would later become Iran– this included the Elamites, who were a pre-Iranian civilization that settled in the far West and Southwest region of modern-day Iran and the Medes, who had control of most of Iran un… 968–1171: Sharifate of Mecca, part of the Fatimid Caliphate 439–533: Divided between the Eastern Roman Empire (Cyrenaica) and the Vandal Kingdom (Tripolitania) First hominid settlement from the 1.5 million BC. c.400 AD: the Antes Union was located in the territory of what is now Ukraine. 1559–1670: part of the Mali Empire 1814: Norway becomes independent with new constitution. 6th century-9th century: The area that is now Scotland was divided into three areas: Pictland, a patchwork of small lordships in central Scotland; the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Northumbria, which had conquered southeastern Scotland; and Dál Riata, founded by settlers from Ireland, bringing Gaelic language and culture with them. 31 BC-668 AD: Part of the  Roman Empire c. 100 AD – c. 940 AD: Part of the Kingdom of Aksum 1918–1933: Weimar Germany (a federal republic) The territory of Latvia has been inhabited since at least 9,000 B.C, 1920–1943: State of Greater Lebanon (constituent of the French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon) The Ilkhanate in the East 1464–1591: Songhai Empire 1556–1714: Part of the  Spanish Empire 656–661: Part of the Rashidun Caliphate (capital city transferred to Kufa, located in modern Iraq) Italy was unified by Rome in the third century BC. 1332–1340: Interregnum, Denmark controlled by German counts c.2,500 BC-400 BC:Olmec Civilization 1469–1509: Part of the Aq Qoyunlu 1250–1287: Peninsular Malaysia was divided in many states like Kedah Sultanate, Samudera Pasai Sultanate, Langkasuka, Pahang Tua, etc. 1763–1779: Part of the British Empire 150 BC—30 AD: Part of Indo-Parthian Kingdom and the Indo-Scythians 1802–1805: Italian Napoleonic Republic, part of the First French Empire The modern borders of Africa are in large part the result of the competition between European colonial powers such as Britain and France for the control of the continent. 350–655: Part of Kamarupa under the Varman dynasty 1863–1886: United States of Colombia (federal state) 1157–1331: Grand Duchy of Vladimir (From 1238 to 1294 it was a part of the Mongol Empire thanks to the Great stand on the Ugra river. Note: Although the Mongol's Yuan dynasty and the Manchu's Qing dynasty were considered foreign by many Han Chinese in their times, current Chinese official position considers these two dynasties as Chinese, as they were established by Chinese ethnic minorities and had their capitals in present-day Beijing. 1205–1669: Crete, part of the Republic of Venice as part of its Stato da Màr. Peninsular Malaysia: 10,000–2500 BC: Inhabited by Caspians Japan closes the list with its establishment happening back in 400. 778–909: Rustamid Imamate 1992–1997: Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina Denmark, Finland, Lithuania and Norway, have held most internal borders in place due to fears of another surge … 945–968: Western Arabia was part of the Buyid Empire 1824-1822: Protectorate of Peru, protectorate of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata (Argentina) Their claim re the Emperor Jimmu, 660 BCE. An unambiguous measure is the date of national constitutions; but as constitutions are an entirely modern concept, all formation dates by that criterion are modern or early modern (the oldest constitution being that of San Marino, dating to 1600). 1291–1798: : Swiss Confederation 618–907: Tang dynasty This is a bit odd. 1931–1939: Second Spanish Republic Archaeologists have demonstrated that civilization in Syria was one of the most ancient on earth. 1938 Chaco War ends with a truce, the current border created; 2009 A final treaty is signed to clearly mark the border; Bolivia–Peru. 892–936: Later Baekje 1940–1945: Occupied by Japan 1501–1912: Wadai Sultanate Its median age is 45.5 years, making it one of the oldest countries by population age. 1374–1468: Part o the Kara Koyunlu 661–744: Center of the Ummayad Caliphate 1540–1840: Madagascar was divided in many states, one of this states was the Kingdom of Imerina 1891–1893: Nyasaland Districts Protectorate, part of the British Empire Although the area of present-day Ghana in West Africa has experienced many population movements, the Akans were firmly settled by the 5th century CE, 1783–1974: Part of the British Empire, as its West Indies The Phoenicians are fixed in Tripolitania, and the Greeks, in Cyrenaica. 1231–1369: Part of the Mongol Empire The Catepanate of Italy, the last Roman (Byzantine) outpost in Italy was lost in 1071. 1185–1396: Second Bulgarian Empire 39 BC-123 CE: Part of the Roman Empire and of the Parthian Empire Pietrobon’s map is unique in that it overlays the approximate borders of present day countries to help us understand how Pangea broke apart to form the world that we know today. 1542–1776: Part of the Viceroyalty of Peru (part of the Spanish Empire) 1832–1867: Kingdom of Poland (Congress Poland), in real union with the Russian Empire 6th century BC–3rd century BC: Part of the Persian Empire under the Achaemenids 678–550 BC: Part of Median Empire 1190–1384: Parts of the  Holy Roman Empire as County of Hainaut, Duchy of Luxembourg, County of Artois, Duchy of Guelders, County of Namur, Duchy of Brabant, County of Holland, Bishopric of Utrecht. 1963–1990: State of Kuwait 1908–1960: Part of the Belgian Empire as  Belgian Congo 1864–1867: Second Mexican Empire (a unitary state) 1405–1506: Center of the Timurid Emirate 1580–1640: Iberian Union (Spanish Empire integrated with the Portuguese Empire under the Philip II). 1920–1946: Kingdom of Hungary 1649–1653: Commonwealth of England 1380–1392: Peninsular Malaysia was divided in many states like Kedah Sultanate, Samudera Pasai Sultanate, Langkasuka, Pahang Tua, etc. 2700–1800 BC: Inhabited by the Beakers 1975–1992: Democratic Republic of Madagascar 1219–1346: Duchy of Estonia, a direct dominion (Latin: dominium directum) of the King of Denmark 220–280: Divided in Three Kingdoms 395–476: Part of Western Roman Empire The oldest country considered to be Armenia. October–November 1852: Federated state of the Federation of Central America 1893–1940: French Protectorate of Laos, a French protectorate within French Indochina — a collection of Southeast Asian protectorates within the French Empire. 1717–1723: Viceroyalty of New Granada, part of the  Spanish Empire Since 1.8 Million BC, humans have been seattled in Algeria as demonstrated by the discovery of Oldowan stone tools found at Ain Hanech in 1992.[41]. 969–1071: Part of the Fatimid Caliphate 899–1076: Qarmatians establihed a religious-utopian republic in Eastern Arabia 1325 BCE-1178 BCE: Hittite Empire 1640–1777: Kingdom of Portugal and the Algarves 1261–1453: Part of the  Byzantine Empire under the Palaiologos dynasty 1014–1152: Hammadid Sultanate 1521–1602: Part of the Portuguese Empire November 1852 – 1896: Republic of Nicaragua 476–493: Kingdom of Italy (Odoacer). People can usually move freely within their own country’s borders, but may not be allowed to cross into a neighboring country. 1861–1943:  Kingdom of Italy (Unified by the Two Sicilies, Sardinia, the Papal States, Lombardy–Venetia, and its Central United Provinces) 224–651: Sassanid Empire exercises supremacy over Norway Cronología y posibles rutas", "Biggar Archaeology News – Early Mesolithic flint assemblage found", The Heritage Foundation/The Wall Street Journal, Discrimination and violence against minorities, List of top international rankings by country,, Articles with dead external links from January 2018, Articles with permanently dead external links, Articles that may contain original research from July 2019, All articles that may contain original research, Articles with unsourced statements from August 2018, Articles with unsourced statements from July 2019, Articles with unsourced statements from September 2012, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, French recognition of Algerian referendum on independence held two days earlier. c.879–1199: The Kievan Rus', a loose federation of East Slavic and Finno-Ugric peoples, founded by the Rurik Dynasty, in 882 the city of Kiev (capital city of modern Ukraine) became the capital city of this federation of land border neighbours No. 1920–1963: Colony and Protectorate of Kenya, part of the British Empire Note: Each country maintained its own legal system and institutions. 1463–1878: Part of Ottoman Empire In Luzon, there were the Ivatan people, the Society of Cordillera, the Kingdoms of Pangasinan and Ma-i, Kota Selurong and the Tondo Dynasty. 1261–1432: Principality of Achaea 332–323 BC: Part of the Macedonian Empire 301 BC-131 BC: Divided in many kingdoms, like the Kingdom of Cappadocia, Galatia, Kingdom of Pontus, Kingdom of Pergamon and the Seleucid Empire Liberia, country along the coast of western Africa, bordered by Sierra Leone, Guinea, Cote d’Ivoire, and the Atlantic Ocean. 1882–1897: Malagasy Protectorate, part of the French Empire 1908–1946: Tsardom of Bulgaria (reunified with Eastern Rumelia where was a part of the  Ottoman Empire) 1448: Christian I first king of House of Oldenburg 73 BC-26 BC: Part of the Kanva Kingdom 879–1215: Ghurid Sultanate 1943–1990: Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic, a federated state of the Soviet Union (USSR) 324–681: Part of the  Byzantine Empire as the province of Thracia c.1788 BC-c.1776 BC: Small Amorites kingdoms and the Old Assyrian Empire The rest of the three countries in the top five are Vietnam (2879 BC), Armenia (2492 BC), and North Korea (2333 BC). [99] 1823–1926: Emirate of Afghanistan The Portugal–Spain border has been in place since 1297. 224–637: Part of the Sassanid Empire 1918–1929: Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes Since 80,000 BC humans has been settled from 1535–1609: Part of the Viceroyalty of New Spain (Part of the Spanish Empire) 1945–1949: Germany occupied between the Allies (USA, UK and France) and the Soviet Union (The occupation lasted from 1945 until the ratification of Bonn–Paris conventions in 1955). 1679: Denmark forced to leave Gotland for good The territory of Chad has been inhabited since the Paleolithic Era. 200 BC-395 AD: Part of the  Roman Empire as Germania Superior 1292–1478: Majapahit Empire, united Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and parts of Philippines under the reign of Hayam Wuruk The oldest country in its current form is arguably San Marino, established by early christians in the 5th century. 1953–1963: Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, part of the British Empire 1918: Kingdom of Lithuania Israel country profile. 1821–1965: Part of the British Empire However, the Mughal Emperor (in Maratha) continued to be the highest manifestation of sovereignty. The island was originally inhabited by the Kalinago. Officially known as the … A monastery at the top of Mount Titano, likely the center of the community, was constructed in sixth century BCE. 1821–1898: Captaincy General of Cuba (part of the Spanish Empire) 1904–1958: French Dahomey (as part of French West Africa) 1346–1435: Part of the State of the Teutonic Order 1898–1921: Republic of Honduras (United States has been occupied on the Honduran Land in 1903, 1907, 1911, 1912, 1919, 1924 and 1925). 1835–1846: Centralist Republic of Mexico (a unitary state) 493–556: Part of Ostrogothic Kingdom San Marino has existed since the 5th century and its borders have hardly changed since that time. On October 12, 1813 the Paraguayan Republic was proclaimed. 1912–1914: Provisional Government of Albania 738 BC-717 BC: Part of the New Assyrian Empire and Kingdom of Urartu Published. Shortly before the advent of Islam, apart from urban trading settlements (such as Mecca and Medina), much of what was to become Saudi Arabia was populated by nomadic pastoral tribal societies. Note: Cyprus has been divided between two ethnicities as one sovereign state: Greek Cyprus and Turkish Cyprus from 1983. 1438–1542: Part of the Inca Empire First human settlement from the year 598,000 BC. 395–611: Part of the Byzantine Empire (Eastern Roman Empire) 509–27 BC: Part of Roman Republic 1986–present: Republic of the Marshall Islands (independent state) 26 BC-358 AD: Bengal was divided between various kingdoms. 3rd century AD–899: Ruled by the Sassanids of Persia 1838–1852: Republic of Honduras 1979–1982: Revolutionary Junta of El Salvador 744–750: Part of the Ummayad Caliphate 1918–1939: Republic of Poland (second) Iran is the oldest country in the world with its sovereignty coming back in 3200 BC. c.721–750: Umayyad Caliphate 1310–1522: Rhodes, under the Knights Hospitaller 1355–1380: Part of the Majapahit Empire 1978–1992: Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (1760–1794): Part of Zand Empire 1721–1917:  Russian Empire (a unitary state) Nation-building is a long evolutionary process, and in most cases the date of a country's "formation" cannot be objectively determined; e.g., the fact that England and France were sovereign kingdoms on equal footing in the medieval period Emerged from United Nations trusteeship (administered by the United States). 1261–1458: Duchy of Athens With the death of Nepos in 480, the Eastern Roman Emperor Zeno legally abolished the title and position of Western Roman Emperor and assumed the role of Odoacer's sovereign. 1839–1910: Part of the French Empire as a protectorate, 1965–1970: Gambia (monarchy) 1815–1882: Principality of Serbia Lastly, in Mindanao, there were the Sultanate of Maguindanao, Butuan Rajahnate and the Sultanate of Sulu. 664–525 BC: 26th Dynasty of Ancient Egypt 218 BC-385 AD: Part of the  Roman Empire as Lusitania and Gallaecia 1918–1941: Part of the  Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes) 395–480 AD: Germania Superior and Germania Inferior, parts of the Western Roman Empire 1000–1500: Mollo culture c.900 AD-1276 AD: Part of the Srivijaya Kingdom, 1959–1960: part of Mali Federation, a territory with self-rule within the French Community, governed from Dakar, Senegal. 1542–1603: Kingdom of Ireland is established. Since 8000 BC humans have been settled by Native Salvadorans, including Mayans, Nahuatl, and Pipils. Self-government granted by United Kingdom, Unification of what is now the islands of Tonga by, Treaty with United States recognizing Tuvaluan control over. Ranking Year Country Explanation / Bio 10 660 BC Japan The The Japanese nation is thought to of been started by its first Emperor, Jimmu. This is the cultural centre of the entire country. 1921–1922: Federated state of the Federal Republic of Central America Between 18,500 and 14,000 BC—1541 AD: Inhabited by Chilean Natives, including Aymara, Mapuche, and Rapa Nui, 1949–present:  People's Republic of China 1203–1404: Banu Sulaym tribe (coastal areas) 611–626: Part of the Sassanid Empire 1492–1625: Part of the Spanish Empire 1796–1925: Qajar Empire 1858–1947: Part of the  British Empire as Bengal Presidency, part of British India 1655–1707: Part of the English Empire They were technically under the unified British Empire, with the exception of Calais in the 15th century, but that wasn't ever held as a formal part of England to the best of my knowledge, even if it was used in the titles. 1621–1751: State of Maranhão, part of the Portuguese Empire Establishment of the current sovereignty of Colombia as a republic. 13th century-16th century: Politics in Northern India was dominated by the Delhi Sultanate, and in Southern India by the Vijayanagar Empire. c. 1600 BCE-1400 BCE: Hittite Empire and many small states in the west. 1500–500 BC: Inhabited by Vedic 1285–1415: Part of the Sultanate of Ifat 987—1792: Focusing with West Francia, the Kingdom of France was established. 1910–1945: Part of the Empire of Japan The country’s current King, Harald V, is a descendant of the House of Glücksburg, which began ruling in 1905. 1217–1346: Kingdom of Serbia 1779–1783: Part of the French Empire 332 BC-323 BC: Part of the Empire of Alexander the Great c. 2266 BC–c. 1941–1945: Occupied by Nazi Germany as the  Independent State of Croatia, a Fascist puppet. 1236–1335: Part of the Mongol Empire as its territory 1525–1535: Part of the Columbian Viceroyalty (Part of the Spanish Empire) These three have held the top three spots, in that order, since the United States incorporated Alaska in the 1900s. 1895–1920: East Africa Protectorate, part of the British Empire Since about 10,000 to 7,000 BC humans have been settled by Native Costa Ricans, including Chibchans and Nahuatl. 1917 – April 1918:  Ukrainian People's Republic 1109–1289: County of Tripoli 600–734: Frisian Kingdom 1914–1922: Part of the  British Empire as the Sultanate of Egypt (British protectorate) 332–30 BC: Ptolemaic Kingdom (in association with Macedonia) Pepin defeated the Lombards by 756 and granted the lands of the Duchy of Rome as well as the former Lombard possessions to the Papacy in what is referred to as the Donation of Pepin. 1966–1970: Guyana (monarchy) 1776–1811: Part of the Viceroyalty of Rio de la Plata (part of the Spanish Empire) Reading of the, From 110 BCE, with the Seleucid Empire disintegrating, the dynasty became fully independent, expanded into the neighbouring regions of Samaria, Galilee, Iturea, Perea, and Idumea, and the rulers took the title "basileus". 1885–1966: Part of the British Empire as Bechuanaland Protectorate 596–539 BC: Part of the Babylonian Empire The kings of England claimed lordship over the whole island, but in reality the king's rule only ever extended to parts of the island. 1609–1821: Part of the Captaincy General of Guatemala (alternativelly Kingdom of Guatemala) within the Viceroyalty of New Spain (Part of the Spanish Empire) 1898–1902: Occupied but not annexed by United States c.100-687:Peninsular Malaysia was divided in many states like Gangga Negara, Langkasuka, Chi Tu, Pan Pan, Kedah, Melayu Kingdom, etc. The People's Republic of China adopted its, Tajikistan ceded 1158 square kilometers of land to China. September 15–24, 1821: Republic of Guatemala This infographic visualizes current border closures worldwide as of April 02, 2020. 1947–1955: East Bengal (Part of Pakistan) c.1760 BC-1750 BC: Part of the Babylonian Empire 1929–1943: Part of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia 1745–1902:Kingdom of Swaziland, 1991–1995: Transitional Government of Ethiopia 1650–1763: Part of the French Empire. Constitution and local government established, Governor-General becomes a New Zealand appointment, Republic of Palau created upon adoption of constitution. 1528-c.1620: Divided between the Johor Sultanate and the Perak Sultanate Iran is the oldest country in the world with its sovereignty coming back in 3200 BC. List of current Chief Ministers and Governors of India in 2020. 643–661: Rashidun Caliphate History (and sometimes, unfortunately, current events) shows us just how easily international borders can change, but we still like to think that they are permanent fixtures. 549–330 BC: Part of Achaemenid Empire 910–1139: Part of the Kingdom of León as the County of Portugal 1098: Crusader states established in Syria: Principality of Antioch (1098–1268) and County of Edessa (1098–1144) The length of our land borders with neighbouring countries is as under :N. GK, General Studies, Optional notes for UPSC, IAS, Banking, Civil Services. 821–873: Part of Tahirid Emirate Country or territory (Territories without full sovereignty in italics) No. Between 1947 and 1950 the territories of the princely states were politically integrated into the Indian Union.) 1649–1653: Commonwealth of England One of the major causes of … Ottomans conquered Fezzan between 1556 and 1577 The original inhabitants of southern Africa were the San and Khoi peoples. 331 BC-323 BC: Part of the Empire of Alexander the Great Some countries have used the same flag for centuries. 1547–1721: Tsardom of Russia 148 BC-324 AD: Part of the  Roman Empire as the province of Macedonia 1821–1825: Center of the Viceroyalty of Peru (viceroyalty of the Spanish Empire) 1502–1829: Part of the Ottoman Empire 1990–1991: Kuwait Governorate, governorate of Iraq 1902–1913: Emirate of Riyadh (Third Saudi State) 1535–1607: Part of the Captaincy General of Santo Domingo, part of the Viceroyalty of New Spain (part of the Spanish Empire) In a surprising … This did not make England part of Scotland (or vice versa). Occupied 1870–1876 by Brazil, in Triple Alliance with Argentina and Uruguay. 1725–1894: Imamate of Futa Jallon 619–629: Part of the Sasanian Empire as Province As per Denmark, the country decided to extend border controls, which were set to expire on May 11, for another six months due to the Coronavirus developments. 221–206 BC: Qin dynasty (first imperial dynasty) Latest News . Oldest Countries in the World Iran. Denmark (the oldest): early historical evidence talk . 1037–1194: Part of Great Seljuq Empire The Comoros have been inhabited by various groups throughout this time. 1256–1335: Part of Ilkhanate 613–627: Part of the Sassanid Empire c.1200 BC-c.1076 BC: Divided in many Syro-Hittite states in the west, while eastern regions are part of the Middle Assyrian Empire 1415–1577:Part of the Sultanate of Adal French Tribes from 5th century to 121 BC: Gauls and Celtics 1798–1818: Captaincy General of Chile or Govenorate of Chile (known unofficially as the Kingdom of Chile), with self-administration without vice-royal dependence, part of the Spanish Empire 1974–1975: Junta de Salvação Nacional 1777–1834: Kingdom of Portugal and the Algarves (Napoleonic era) 1864: Schleswig, Holstein & Lauenburg is lost to Prussia 1506–1709: Part of the Khanate of Bukhara 1974–1987: Provisional Military Government of Socialist Ethiopia 323 BC-201 BC: Divided between the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt (Cyrenaica) and Carthage (Tripolitania) 1940—1944:  Free France, a government-in-exile of France, and member of the allies during WWII. 324–641: Part of the  Byzantine Empire as province Since c.2000 BC humans have been settled by Native Nicaraguans, including Chibcha. 1708–1764: Part ot Russian Empire as Kiev Governorate c.2000-c.1450 BC: Divided in many states like Assyria, Isin and Babylonia 1600s–1903: Various Berber and Arabic tribes 990–1002: Divided in many states, ruled by diferente dynasties like the Hamdanids, the Numayrids, the Marwanids, the Uqaylids 1806–1810: Occupied by the  First French Empire as Kingdom of Holland 661–750: Part of the Umayyad Caliphate 1368–1568: Part of the Sultanate of Brunei 1185–1333: Kamakura shogunate 1878–1908: Principality of Bulgaria 550–334 BC: Achaemenid Empire, the first Persian Empire 875–999: Part of Samanid Emirate I also got the border badge. 1832–1924:  Kingdom of Greece 1336–1432: Part of Jalayirid Dynasty 1960–1975: Malagasy Republic, independent state 107 BC-95 BC: Divided between the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt (Cyrenaica) and the Roman Republic (Tripolitania) 323–100 BC: Seleucid Empire I should think England is a contestant in this. (642–759/760): Part of Dabuyid dynasty c.650–c.750: Bengal was divided between various kingdoms, like Vanga and Samatata (Both ruled by the Khadga dynasty) 800–868: Divided between the Abbasid Caliphate (Cyrenaica) and the Aghlabid Emirate (Tripolitania) October–November 1852: Federated state of the Federation of Central America 969–1071: Part of the Fatimid Caliphate 1991–2019: Republic of Macedonia (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) 480 BC–46 AD: Odrysian kingdom 1397–1523: Kalmar Union By many accounts, the Republic of San Marino, one of the world's smallest countries, is also the world's oldest country. 13th century-1516: Spain has been divided between two monarchies: the Crown of Castile and the Crown of Aragon (In 1492, Spain became into an empire until 1975). 1549–1581: Seventeen Provinces 1947–1956: Dominion of Pakistan 1920–1932: Kingdom of Iraq under British Administration 1717–1857: India divided during the Mughal Era: Maratha Empire (later, the "Maratha Confederacy"), Kingdom of Mysore, and the Sikh Kingdom. The borders of four countries divide Africa’s Lake Chad: Niger, Chad, Cameroon, and Nigeria. 1736–1747: Part of Afsharid Empire 1051–1097: Banu Sulaym tribe (coastal areas) 1889—1930: Republic of the United States of Brazil (First Brazilian Republic) (a federal state, the federation had 20 federated states, 1 federal district and, from 1903, 1 federal territory) Some modern scholars refer to this period as an independent kingdom of Israel, Declaration of the creation of North Korea, Proclamation of Mongolian independence from, Myanmar (Burma) declares independence from the, Signing of border treaty with the People's Republic of China, In 2012, the United Nations approved a 2009 claim by the Philippines to the, The United States recognises independence under the provisions of the, Singapore ceased to be a state of Malaysia, Establishment of Singapore as an independent sovereign state, Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand 2017, East Timor declares its independence but was suppressed by the, Independence was recognized by the international community following the, End of treaty relationship with the United Kingdom, Independence from the Soviet Union declared, Albanian state re-established after Italian/German occupation, Western border with Poland: modification of the, Independence was proclaimed by the provisonial government, Independence (from the Soviet Union) reasserted, end of occupation. 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