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Countries that Used to Have Colonies in Asia

Can you guess the countries, kingdoms, and empires that had colonies in Asia?
Not counting countries in Asia
Includes empires that ONLY had capitals in other continents
Some of these countries no longer exist
Quiz by NV1
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Last updated: March 1, 2021
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First submittedJune 4, 2020
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Empire / Country / Kingdom
Spanish Empire
Portuguese Empire
French Empire
German Empire
Belgian Empire
Dutch Empire
British Empire
Danish Empire
Italian Empire
Empire / Country / Kingdom
Swedish Empire
Russian Empire
United States
Roman Empire
Greek Empire
Austria-Hungary
Australia
Ottoman Empire
8 Comments
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Level 85
Jun 5, 2020
I think "Greece" would be good to accept, since the country name is accepted for other answers.
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Level 51
Jun 5, 2020
OK, thanks!
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Level 78
Jun 5, 2020
That also applies to other answers. It is illogical to require the answer to include the word "empire" for some but not others. Also, I think that Alexander the Great was Macedonian - but you've forgotten that.
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Level 60
Oct 1, 2020
Great concept.
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Level 69
Oct 13, 2020
The Ancient Egyptian empire had possessions in the levant, technically the Ottoman Empire's capital was in Europe (Constantinople) and I think you should "flesh out" what you mean by "Greek Empire". Do you mean the Byzantine Empire, the empire of Alexander the Great or the colonies of various Greek City States that were established in Ionia and other areas of Asia Minor?

Enjoyed this, well done.

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Level 51
Mar 1, 2021
Hmm... ok!
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Level 64
Oct 28, 2021
Would the Mamluk Sultanate and Byzantine Empire not meet the requirements?
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Level 68
Feb 4, 2023
i typed holy roman empire and it didn't work, bruh -_-