16 (USA) Territories

Week 51 United States Territories (The United States has 16 Territories)

Inhabited territories of the United States

American Samoa

(Acquired April 17, 1900 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized) Capital: Pago

Guam

(Acquired April 11, 1899 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized) Capital: Haqatna

(Northern Mariana Islands)

(Acquired November 03, 1986 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized) Capital: Saipan

Puerto Rico (PR)

(Acquired April 11, 1899 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized) Capital: San Juan

(The 51st State of the Union / Statehood Granted November 6, 2012 / Territory) 78 Municipalities which is the same as Counties

U.S. Virgin Islands

(Acquired March 31, 1917 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized) Capital: Charlotte Amalie

Uninhabited territories of the United States with no permanent population

Baker Island (Also: Minor Outlying Islands)

(Acquired, 1956 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized)

Howland Island (Also: Minor Outlying Islands)

(Acquired, 1958 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized)

Jarvis Island (Also: Minor Outlying Islands)

(Acquired, 1956 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized)

Johnston Atoll (Also: Minor Outlying Islands)

(Acquired, 1959 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized)

Kingman Reef (Also: Minor Outlying Islands)

(Acquired, 1860 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized)

Midway Islands / Midway Atoll (Also: Minor Outlying Islands)

(Acquired, 1867 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized)

Navassa Island (Also: Minor Outlying Islands) also claimed by: Haiti

(Acquired, 1858 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized)

Palmyra Atoll (Also: Minor Outlying Islands)

(Acquired, 1898 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized)

Wake Island (Also: Minor Outlying Islands)

(Acquired, 1899 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized)

Disputed territories claimed but not administered by the United States

Serranilla Bank

(Acquired, 1880 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized – disputed sovereignty)

Adiminstrated by: Colombia          Also claimed by: Honduras Nicaragua

Bajo Nuevo Bank

Acquired, 1869 Territorial Status / Unincorporated, unorganized – disputed sovereignty)

Adiminstrated by: Colombia          Also claimed by: Jamaica Nicaragua

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