The United States of America

Dependent areas: District of Columbia . Definition Field Listing:

American Samoa , Federated States of Micronesia , Guam , Marshall Islands , Northern Mariana Islands , Pacific Islands , Puerto Rico , Minor Outlying Islands , Virgin Islands , Baker Island , Howland Island , Jarvis Island , Johnston Atoll , Kingman Reef , Midway Islands , Navassa Island , Palmyra Atoll , Wake Island .

Note: from 18 July 1947 until 1 October 1994, the US administered the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; it entered into a political relationship with all four political units: the Northern Mariana Islands is a commonwealth in political union with the US (effective 3 November 1986).

The Republic of the Marshall Islands signed a Compact of Free Association with the US (effective 21 October 1986).

the Federated States of Micronesia signed a Compact of Free Association with the US (effective 3 November 1986).

Palau concluded a Compact of Free Association with the US (effective 1 October 1994).