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Countries of the World in 1500 with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name all the countries of the world in 1500?
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Due to their complexity, most of the German and Italian states are unified under one single entity. States with territory outside of this entity are also included.
Excludes a large majority of Angolan kingdoms due to a lack of information.
Includes de facto independent entities.
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Countries
Abazinia
Abkhazia
Acatic
Acham
Adabo
Adal
Afrasiyab
Afshar
Agadez
Agbor
Agona
Aguler
Ah Canul
Ah Kin Chel
Ahmadnagar
Ahom
Ahuacatlán
Aiduma
Airgíalla
Ajuran
Akajal
Akhty
Akure
Akyem
Albret
Alençon
Alitta
Alksar
Alodia
Alty
Amago
Amapila
Amaxocotlán
Amber
Ambohidratrimo
Amecan
Amollan
Ancona
Andorra
Angoulême
Ankole
Antaifasy
Antaimoro
Antambahoaka
Antanosy
Aq Qoyunlu
Ara
Aragon
Arakan
Argha
Armagnac
Artois
Asakura
Ashikaga
Ashina
Astrakhan
Atenquilitl
Atiati
Atinggola
Autlán
Auvergne
Ava
Ayahualican
Ayutthaya
Aztatlán
Aztec Empire
Bacan
Badibu
Baduspanids
Bahmani
Bajhang
Bajura
Balkaria
Bamum
Bangphi
Bani Khalid
Bantaeng
Banu Sulaym
Baol
Bastar
Béarn
Bengal Sultanate
Benin Empire
Berar
Bhaktapur
Bhamo
Bhingri
Bhirkot
Biak
Bidar
Bigorre
Bijapur
Bikaner
Binh Thuan
Bintauna
Biram
Bocco Tallu
Bolaang
Bologna
Bone
Bone-Suwawa
Bono
Bornu Empire
Bourbon
Brittany
Brunei
Buayan
Buganda
Bungku
Bunyoro
Burica
Butua
Butuan
Butwal
Cackchiquel
Cagayan
Cak-Aya
Calotmul
Cambodia
Camerino
Countries
Can Pech
Car
Caribaro
Carpegna
Castile
Cayor
Cebo
Cebu
Ceguaco
Ceh Pech
Centicpac
Cerquin
Chactumal
Chakan
Chákan Putum
Chalchihuitl
Cham
Chamba
Chandrapur
Chandelas
Changuena
Chapuli
Chaudandi
Chefchaouen
Cheriqui
Chhili
Chiametla
Chiang Hung
Chikinchel
Chila
Chiru
Cholul
Chorotega
Chorti
Chutia
Cirebon
Citta di Castello
Clandeboye
Clanricarde
Clermont
Cuauhcapolca
Coatzacoalcos
Cochuah
Coculla
Coiba
Coinán
Colliman
Colotlán
Copala
Copilco
Cosala
Cospaia
Coto
Courland
Couto Misto
Crimea
Cubulco
Culiacán
Cupul
Cutch
Cutzallan
Cuzcatlán
Dagbon
Đại Việt
Dailekh
Dapitan
Date
Dawro
Daya
Debdou
Delhi
Demak
Denmark
Desmond
Dhor
Dhufar
Dhurkot
Diarra
Didoya
Diria
Diriyah
Dizak
Dorpat
Dotawo
Doti
Dulkadir
Dullu
Dungarpur
Durdzuki
Dutse
Dzuliunicob
East Breifne
Easter Island
Ekab
Eloxochitlán
England
Escoria
Esquegua
Ethiopia
Etzatlán
Fada
Faenza
Fatagar
Fermanagh
Fermo
Ferrara
Fijian Confederacies
Flanders
Foix
Forez
Forli
France
(Royal Domain)
Gajapati Empire
Gajarkot
Galkot
Garabito
Garabung
Garha
Garhwal
Garo
Countries
Genoa
Ghiring
Giri Kedaton
Gorkha
Gorontalo
Gowa
Great Fulo
Great Horde
Guachinango
Guamar
Guarco
Gujarat
Gulistan
Gulmi
Guria
Gyaaman
Haixi
Hatakeyama
Hatorusan
Hawai'i
Hawwara
Higüey
Hocaba
Hōjō
Holy Roman Empire
Honma
Hormuz
Hosokawa
Hsenwi
Huayacocotl
Huejotzingo
Hungary
Huista
Huitzíngarit
Igorot
Ijebu
Iloko
Imagawa
Imereti
Inca Empire
Iroquois
Ishaqvand
Isma
Iveagh
Iwo
Ixtlahuacán
Ixtapa
Izquintepeque
Jaffna
Jailolo
Jaintia
Jaisalmer
Jajarkot
Janjero
Jehari
Jianzhou
Joseon
Jraberd
Jumla
Kabardia
Kachar
Kaffa
Kaga
Kaidipang
Kakheti
Kakongo
Kalahandi
Kale
Kamata
Kandy
Kangra
Kanker
Kano
Kantipur
Kar-Kiya
Kara Del
Karachay
Karakaitag
Karauli
Kartli
Kashmir
Kaski
Kathiri
Katsina
Kauai
Kauthara
Kazakh Khanate
Kazan
Khachen
Khanchi
Khandesh
Khasi
Khundzia
Khungri
Kiche
Kikuchi
Kildare
Kilwa
Kitabatake
Konawe
Kongo
Kororofa
Kotte
Kowiai
Kowoj
Kumaon
Kura
Kurri-Kurri
Kyōgoku
La Marche
Ladakh
Laighin
Lamjung
Lamuri
Lan Na
Lan Xang
Langgamonar
Laur
Limboto
Limoges
Countries
Lithuania
Livonian Order
Lo
Lutao
Luwu
Madja-as
Magba
Maguá
Maguana
Mahra
Majapahit
Makran
Makwanpur
Malacca
Maldives
Mali Empire
Malneta
Malwa
Mam
Mamluk Sultanate
Manado
Managalang
Managua
Manalaca
Manipur
Mankessim
Manuwo
Maore
Marashiyan
Maravi
Marién
Marrakech
Marwar
Masaya
Matsudaira
Maui
Mayo
Mazovia
Mboum
Medri Bahri
Meggeo
Mekongga
Melahuacan
Metzquititlán
Metztitlán
Mewat
Mexticacan
Mezquitlán
Middag
Minahasa
Ming
Mingrelia
Mistega
Mita
Mitic
Mogami
Moghulistan
Moldavia
Molokai
Mombasa
Monaghan
Mongkawng
Mongkhun
Monglem
Mongmit
Mongna
Mongsanta
Mongti
Mongwan
Mongyang
Mōri
Moro
Morocco
Moronene
Moylurg
Muisca
Muna
Munster
Muscovy
Musikot
Mutapa
Nachank-Aya
Naco
Nagrando
Nanbu
Nandalumi
Naples
Narbonne
Nata
Navarra
Nayakot
Nemours
Nequecheri
Nevers
Ngoyo
Ngazidja Sultanates
Nicoya
Nochari
Nochistlán
Nogai Horde
Northern Yuan
Norway
Nri
Nsongo
Ntem
Nungu
Nunusaku
Nupe
Nuwakot
Nyani
Nyumi
O'Cahan
O'Conor
Oahu
Oda
Offaly
Ogasawara
Ogwashi-Uku
Oirat
Okolo
Countries
Olancho
Oman
Onitsha
Orange
Order of St. John
Ormond
Ösel-Wiek
Ossetia
Ota
Ōtomo
Ottoman Empire
Ōuchi
Owo
Oyo
Pacaca
Pagaruyung
Pajajaran
Palo
Palpa
Pandaranga
Pangasinan
Panuco
Papal States
Papan-Toan
Papayeca
Parbat
Parita
Pasai
Passokkorang
Patan
Pate
Patna
Pegu
Peñól Blanco
Perche
Périgord
Perm
Perugia
Pesaro
Phagmodrupa
Piuthan
Pohnpei
Poin
Pokomam
Pokomchi
Poland
Poljica
Poncitlán
Portugal
Potonchan
Pratapgarh
Prome
Pskov
Qasim
Quepo
Quiatiu-Aya
Rabinaleb
Ragusa
Raigama
Ramadanids
Rambati
Rawis
Rethel
Rimini
Riga
(Archbishopric)
Riga
(City)
Rinpungpa
Rishing
Rizim
Rodez
Rokkaku
Rukuni
Rutul
Rwanda
Ryazan
Ryukyu
Ryūzōji
Safavids
Sahabe
Sahulau
Salianah
Saloum
Sama
Samoa
Samtskhe
San Diego
San Marino
San Salvador
Sanana
Sarahung
Satake
Satomi
Sattala
Sawitto
Scotland
Selayar
Semien
Senarica
Senigallia
Shaki
Shiba
Shilluk
Shimazu
Shirvan
Shōni
Siang
Siantar
Sibir
Sidenreng
Sigi
Sindh
Sine
Sligo
Sōma
Sombrerete
Songhai Empire
Sora
Sotuta
Sovana
Countries
Suket
Sulaco
Suppa
Sus and Tagmadert
Svaneti
Swaziland
Sweden
Tabasaran
Tabogá
Tabulahan
Tado
Tah Itza
Tahomi
Takeda
Tallo
Tamactun
Tanahun
Tarascan
Tariaca
Tarki
Tauraba
Tazes
Tecpatitlán
Tehuantepec
Tenamaxtlán
Tenkodogo
Teotitlán
Terarequi
Terbi
Tethbae
Tétouan
Tezoatega
Tetitlán
Teulinchán
Teutonic Order
The Glens
Thomond
Tidore
Timurid Empire
(Balkh)
Timurid Empire
(Herat)
Timurid Empire
(Kabul)
Tirerril
Tiworo
Tlacuitlapán
Tlaltenango
Tlaxcala
Tlemcen
Tobre
Toki
Tomatlán
Tonallan
Tondo
Tu'i Tonga
Tonnerre
Toraja
Toungoo
Tullyhaw
Tulsipur
Tunis
Tunjur
Turucaca
Tutotepec
Tutul Xiu
Tututepec
Twipra
Tyrconnell
Tyrone
Tzapotzingo
Tzutijil
Uaymil
Uesugi
Uí Briúin Seóla
Uí Maine
Urbino
Urraca
Uspantán
Uvea
Uyghuristan
Uzbek Khanate
Varanda
Vendôme
Venice
Vijayanagara Empire
Vijayapur
Waalo
Wallachia
Wandala
Warri
Warsangali
Wehali
Welayta
West Breifne
Westmeath
Wogodogo
Wuli
Xalisco
Xalostotitlán
Xaragua
Xecora
Xicalango
Xinca
Xochipilan
Xochitepec
Yalain
Yamana
Yamanquex
Yatenga
Yauri
Yemen
Yopiltzinco
Yuac
Zacatula
Zahuatan
Zain
Zamfara
Zazzau
Zeta
Zichia
Zoquitlán
+4
Level 47
Jul 13, 2021
Awesome map!
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Level 55
Jul 13, 2021
Thank you!
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Level 73
Jul 14, 2021
🏳️‍🌈 Ming
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Level 57
Jul 15, 2021
Great SVG!
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Level 55
Jul 15, 2021
Thanks!
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Level 28
Sep 9, 2021
Dekkie is mad.

Mad, I tell you.

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Level 55
Sep 10, 2021
:)
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Level 59
Jan 29, 2022
First time ive ever seen 0% answered questions
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Level 39
Feb 21, 2022
I didn’t know Portugal had colonies before spain
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Level 61
Mar 23, 2022
Me: I dont see 700 countries

Mexico and Nepal for no reason: yes

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Level 37
Sep 5, 2022
Wait spain already had Colonies on Hispaniola? Or are they considered de facto independent?
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Level 55
Sep 8, 2022
While there were probably some very minor Spanish settlements at this time, those countries are actually native Taino chiefdoms.
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Level 54
Nov 18, 2022
GG