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Introduction

The British overseas territories are a collection of self governing under the jurisdiction of the United Kingdom that do not have a large enough population or have not become developed enough to become self sufficent and therefore are not able to become a proper division of the UK or become independent.

Current overseas territories

Bermuda

The most populated overseas territory serving as a midway point between Newfoundland and Labrador and the British west indies. There is growing support in Bermuda for the island to become part of the British west indies, though there has been little progress to that goal so far.

Gibraltar

The only British controlled territory on the European mainland.

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

A collection of islands located in the southern atlantic ocean which heavily releys on supplies from the United Kingdom

British Indian Ocean Territory

A territory in the indian ocean centered around the Chagos Archipelego. It is mainly used as a outpost by the US military who are the territories' only inhabitants since the eviction of the local inhabitants in 1965

British Antarctic Territory

A territory which acts as the United Kingdom's claims on Antarctica. Though the claims are invalid as per the Antarctic Treaty, the United Kingdom operates a civilian settlement (Scott Point) in hopes of validating its claims.

Falkland Islands

A group of islands of the coast of South America, the British presence there has caused much friction between the United Kingdom and Argentina, even going as far as to go to war over the islands' sovereignty

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

A collection of remote islands at the southernmost point of the Atlantic ocean. They serve as a base for British expeditions into Antarctica.

Akrotiri and Dhekelia

A series of military bases on the coast of Cyprus. The Cypriot population are all citizens of cyprus and are free to move between Cyprus and the British controlled territories.

Pitcairn Islands

A group of volcanic island in the pacific ocean that are populatedbe the descendants of the mutineers of HMS Bounty.

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