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States: Other

This page is about major political divisions of countries other than the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, and Australia - all of which are covered elsewhere (please refer to the States Index).

Coastal province of southern Portugal Click to show or hide the answer
French region consisting of the Upper and Lower Rhine départements Click to show or hide the answer
Largest but most thinly populated state of Brazil Click to show or hide the answer
Most southerly region of Spain; capital Seville; also includes Granada, Cadiz and Cordoba Click to show or hide the answer
French region that borders Spain on the Atlantic coast; capital Bordeaux Click to show or hide the answer
Periphery (region) of Greece that includes Athens (and Piraeus) Click to show or hide the answer
Port Harcourt: major port of (secessionist state of Nigeria) Click to show or hide the answer
Surrounds but excludes Berlin; gave its name to the famous gate that symbolises the city Click to show or hide the answer
Region that forms the toe of Italy Click to show or hide the answer
Italy's third most populous region, and most densely populated; capital Naples; includes the island of Capri, Mount Vesuvius, and the Amalfi Coast Click to show or hide the answer
Barcelona is the capital of Click to show or hide the answer
Mexico's largest state, by area: gave its name to the smallest of all breeds of dog Click to show or hide the answer
Extreme north–west corner of Spain – includes La Coruna; westernmost point is Cape Finisterre Click to show or hide the answer
Indian state, was a colony of Portugal 1510–1961; largest town is Vasco (da Gama) Click to show or hide the answer
Westernmost state in India – heavily industrialised, includes the city of Ahmedabad Click to show or hide the answer
French region of which Paris is the capital Click to show or hide the answer
Indonesian part of New Guinea (1973–2000 – legal name now unclear) Click to show or hide the answer
Indonesian part of Borneo Click to show or hide the answer
Exclave of Russia on the Baltic coast, between Poland and Lithuania (Oblast and city of the same name) Click to show or hide the answer
Italian state whose capital is Rome Click to show or hide the answer
Milan is the capital of Click to show or hide the answer
South African province, combined in 1994 with the non–white territory (or bantustan) of KwaZulu (to form KwaZulu Natal) Click to show or hide the answer
Modern region of France, directly north of Ile–de–France, consisting of the departements of Somme, Oise and Aisne; named after a traditional province (not wholly equivalent); capital Amiens Click to show or hide the answer
Major region in the far north–west of Italy (the autonomous region of Aosta Valley borders it to the north–west, but doesn’t extend further north or further west); capital Turin Click to show or hide the answer
Region that forms the "heel" of Italy; capital Bari Click to show or hide the answer
India’s largest state, by area – capital Jaipur Click to show or hide the answer
Lyon (capital), Grenoble, St. Etienne; France’s second most prosperous region, after Ile de France Click to show or hide the answer
Malaysian states on Borneo Click to show or hide the answer
Germany's northernmost state: includes the German part of the Jutland peninsula Click to show or hide the answer
Himalayan kingdom that voted against joining the Indian union in 1948, but in favour (by a 97.5% majority) in 1975. Now the least populous state in India Click to show or hide the answer
Austria's second largest Bundesland (state), after Lower Austria: capital Graz; home to the Österreichring Formula 1 motor racing circuit (now known as the Red Bull Ring) Click to show or hide the answer
The most southerly state of India; includes Cape Comorin, the southernmost point of India Click to show or hide the answer
One of Norway's 19 counties: immortalised in a 1965 film about a raid on a heavy water plant during World War II; also gives its name to a style of ski–ing, with a distinctive method of turning Click to show or hide the answer
Switzerland’s southernmost canton – Italian speaking – includes Locarno Click to show or hide the answer
Florence is the capital city of (Italian region) Click to show or hide the answer
(Former) USSR: largest population, apart from Russia Click to show or hide the answer
Mountainous region of central Italy: capital Perugia, includes the town of Assisi Click to show or hide the answer
Most populous state in India – capital Lucknow Click to show or hide the answer

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