List of sovereign states in 1949

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Sovereign states by year
List of sovereign states in 1948 Events of 1949 List of sovereign states in 1950

Internationally recognized sovereign states[edit]

A[edit]

  • Afghanistan – Kingdom of Afghanistan, UN member state
  • Albania – People's Republic of Albania
  •  Andorra – Principality of Andorra
  •  Argentina – Argentine Republic, UN member state
  •  Australia – Commonwealth of Australia, UN member state

B[edit]

  •  Belgium – Kingdom of Belgium, UN member state
  •  Bhutan – Kingdom of Bhutan (from August 8)
  •  Bolivia – Republic of Bolivia, UN member state
  •  Brazil – Republic of the United States of Brazil, UN member state
  • Bulgaria – People's Republic of Bulgaria
  •  Burma – Union of Burma, UN member state

C[edit]

  •  Canada – Dominion of Canada, UN member state
  • Ceylon – Dominion of Ceylon
  •  Chile – Republic of Chile, UN member state

 China

D[edit]

E[edit]

  • Flag of Ecuador (1900–2009).svg Ecuador - Republic of Ecuador, UN member state
  •  Egypt – Kingdom of Egypt, UN member state
  •  El Salvador – Republic of El Salvador, UN member state
  •  Ethiopia – Ethiopian Empire, UN member state

F[edit]

  •  Finland – Republic of Finland
  • France – French Republic, UN member state

G[edit]

  • East Germany – German Democratic Republic (from October 7)
  •  West Germany – Federal Republic of Germany (from May 23)
  •  Greece – Kingdom of Greece, UN member state
  •  Guatemala – Republic of Guatemala, UN member state

H[edit]

I[edit]

  •  Iceland – Republic of Iceland, UN member state
  • India – Union of India, UN member state
  • Indonesia – Republic of the United States of Indonesia (from December 27)
  • Iran – Imperial State of Iran, UN member state
  •  Iraq – Kingdom of Iraq, UN member state
  •  Ireland – Republic of Ireland
  •  Israel – State of Israel (from May 11), UN member state
  •  Italy – Italian Republic

J[edit]

K[edit]

  •  North Korea – Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • South Korea – Republic of Korea, permanent observer at UN from 1949

L[edit]

  •  Lebanon – Lebanese Republic, UN member state
  •  Liberia – Republic of Liberia, UN member state
  •  Liechtenstein – Principality of Liechtenstein
  •  Luxembourg – Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, UN member state

M[edit]

  •  Mexico – United Mexican States, UN member state
  •  Monaco – Principality of Monaco
  •  Mongolia – Mongolian People's Republic

N[edit]

  • Nepal – Kingdom of Nepal
  •  Netherlands – Kingdom of the Netherlands, UN member state
  • New Zealand – Dominion of New Zealand, UN member state
  •  Nicaragua – Republic of Nicaragua, UN member state
  •  Norway – Kingdom of Norway, UN member state

P[edit]

  •  Palestine - Palestine
  • Pakistan – Dominion of Pakistan, UN member state
  •  Panama – Republic of Panama, UN member state
  •  Paraguay – Republic of Paraguay, UN member state
  •  Peru – Peruvian Republic, UN member state
  •  Philippines – Republic of the Philippines, UN member state
  • Poland – Republic of Poland, UN member state
  •  Portugal – Portuguese Republic

R[edit]

  • Romania – Romanian People's Republic

S[edit]

  •  San Marino – Most Serene Republic of San Marino
  •  Saudi Arabia – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, UN member state
  •  Sikkim – Kingdom of Sikkim
  •  South Africa – Union of South Africa, UN member state
  •  Soviet Union – Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, UN member state
  •  Spain – Spanish State
  •  Sweden – Kingdom of Sweden, UN member state
  •   Switzerland – Swiss Confederation, permanent observer at UN
  •  Syria – Syrian Republic, UN member state

T[edit]

  •  Taiwan – Republic of China (from December 7), UN member state under the name "China"
  • Thailand – Kingdom of Thailand, UN member state
  • Transjordan (to April 3), Jordan (from April 3)
    • Hashemite Kingdom of Transjordan (to April 3)
    • Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (from April 3)
  •  Trieste – Free Territory of Trieste
  • Tripura – Kingdom of Tripura (to September 9)
  •  Turkey – Republic of Turkey, UN member state

U[edit]

  •  United Kingdom – United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, UN member state
  •  United States – United States of America, UN member state
  •  Uruguay – Eastern Republic of Uruguay, UN member state

V[edit]

Y[edit]

  • Yemen – Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen, UN member state
  •  Yugoslavia – Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia, UN member state

Occupied states[edit]

Other states[edit]

Non-sovereign territories[edit]

Australia[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Condominiums[edit]

Denmark[edit]

France[edit]

India[edit]

International[edit]

  • Tangier – City of Tangier (City under international administration, de jure part of the Sultanate of Morocco)
  • West Berlin (Occupied territory governed by France, the United Kingdom, and the United States, from May 23)

League of Nations mandates[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Norway[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Spain[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United Nations trust territories[edit]

United States[edit]

References[edit]