Still, That's NOT a Country!

These clues describe places that are often mistaken for countries. Name those... non-countries
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Last updated: January 19, 2017
First submittedJanuary 18, 2017
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Territory of the U,K on the southern coast of Spain
Gibraltar
Location of the European Space Agency's Spaceport
French Guiana
Smallest of the ABC islands
Aruba
Island with the capital of Noumea
New Caledonia
Spanish for "Rich Port"
Puerto Rico
Island chain that owns Tahiti
French Polynesia
British territory in the North Atlantic
Bermuda
The "Roof of the World"
Tibet
Former Portuguese Territory famous for Casinos
Macau
Home of Loch Ness
Scotland
Island that looks massive on maps due to the Mercator Projection
Greenland
Region claimed by Morocco
Western Sahara
Former Island Country now owned by Tanzania
Zanzibar
Home to the The Hague
Holland
Largest Island in Europe
Great Britain
New Zealand owned island with an area of almost exactly 100 sq mi
Niue
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Level 92
Jan 18, 2017
First answer has a typo: it's Gibraltar.
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Level 63
Jan 19, 2017
Maybe you should change the clue for the "island with virtually no fresh water resources" to something else, since a lot of places don't have this. Maybe point out that it is the smallest of the ABC islands?
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Level 64
Jan 19, 2017
Good point, I did that.
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Level 34
May 28, 2017
*French GuYana
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Level 64
May 28, 2017
The country is Guyana. The territory is French Guiana
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Level 67
Jun 24, 2017
Accept Society Islands for French Polynesia?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_Islands

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Level 73
Sep 17, 2017
Don't think Niue would like to be claimed to be owned by New Zealand. It's a country in free association with New Zealand. :)
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Level 64
Sep 17, 2017
Yes, you are correct, but almost nobody recognizes it.
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Level 77
Dec 29, 2017
Scotland IS a country, though. A part of the UK, but a country nonetheless.
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Level 16
Feb 6, 2020
no scotland is part of the country UK along with England Wales and Northern Ireland, Its not a country, never has been.
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Level 37
Nov 2, 2018
Aruba is not sovereign, but it IS a country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands, as are Curacao and Sint Maarten as of 10/10/10.