Stamps of Great Britain possessions

Stamps of French possession

Stamps of Spanish possessions

Stamps of Portuguese possessions

Stamps of German possessions

Stamps of Netherlands possessions

Stamps of Belgian possessions

Stamps of Danish possessions

Stamps of Italian possessions

Stamps of Australian possessions

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Stamps of Great Britain possessions


Seiyun Palace in South Yemen
Aden
British occupation since 1839.
Separate British colony since 1937.
Capital of independent Southern Yemen since 1967.
Incorporated with Yemen in 1990.
Own stamps since 1937.

Stamps of Aden

Parliament in Bridgetown
Barbados
The area - 431 sq.. The population - 265 000. Capital - Bridgetown.
British colony since 1624.
Independence was proclaimed in 1966.
Own stamps since 1852.

Stamps of Barbados

Mount Machache
Basutoland
(now Lesotho)

The area - 30 355 sq.. The population - 2 078 000. Capital - Maseru.
British protectorate since 1868.
Independence was proclaimed in 1966.
Own stamps since 1933.

Stamps of Basutoland

Badshahi Mosque in Lahore
Bahawalpur
( now Pakistan)
Princedom in Punjab.

In 1845 it was incorporated with British India.
Since 1947 in structure of independent Pakistan.
Own stamps in 1945-1949 years.

Stamps of Bahawalpur

Fort St.Catherine
Bermudas
The area - 54 sq.. The population - 62 100. Capital - Hamilton.
British colony since 1684.
Own stamps since 1848.

Stamps of Bermuda

Shwedagon Pagoda in Yankon
Burma
(now Myanmar)

The area - 676 578 sq.. The population - 46 527 000. Capital - Yangon.
Province in structure of the British India since 1886.
Independent British colony since 1937.
Independence was proclaimed in 1948.
Own stamps since 1937.

Stamps of Burma

Government House in Tortola
The British Virgin islands
The area - 153 sq.. The population - 13 200. Capital - Road Town.
British colony since 1672.
Own stamps since 1866.

Stamps of British Virgin Isl

Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque
Brunei
The area - 5 765 sq.. The population - 300 000. Capital - Bandar Seri Begawan.
British protectorate since 1888.
Independence was proclaimed in 1984.
Own stamps since 1906.

Stamps of Brunei

Maya sites in Cayo
British Honduras
( now Belize)

The area - 22 965 sq.. The population - 222 000. Capital - Belmopan.
British colony since 1840.
Independence was proclaimed in 1981.
Own stamps since 1866.

Stamps of British Honduras

Fort Shirley in Portsmouth
Dominica
The area - 751 sq.. The population - 73 800. Capital - Roseau.
British colony since 1871.
Independence was proclaimed in 1978.
Own stamps since 1874.

Stamps of Dominica

El-Amani Mosque
Zanzibar
The area - 2 642 sq.km. The population - 165 000. Capital - Zanzibar.
British protectorate since 1890.
Independence was proclaimed in 1963.
Incorporated with Tanganyika into Republic Tanzania in 1964.
Own stamps since 1896.

Stamps of Zanzibar

Taj Mahal Mausoleum in Agra
India
The area - 3 287 000 sq.. The population - 944 580 000. Capital - Delhi.
After conquest of Punjab in 1849 all India became a British colony .
Independence is proclaimed in 1947.
Own stamps since 1854.

Stamps of India

Old fort near Doha
Qatar
The area - 11 437 sq.. The population - 558 000. Capital - Doha.
British protectorate since 1916.
Independence was proclaimed in 1971.
Own stamps since 1957.

Stamps of Qatar

Seef Palace in El Kuwait
Kuwait
The area - 17 818 sq.. The population - 1 867 000. Capital - Al Kuwait.
British protectorate since 1899.
Independence was proclaimed in 1961.
Own stamps since 1923.

Stamps of Kuwait

Pagode Chinoise in Port-Louis
Mauritius
The area - 2 040 sq.. The population - 1 129 000. Capital - Port Louis.
British colony since 1814.
Independence was proclaimed in 1968.
Own stamps since 1847.

Stamps of Mauritius

Islamic Centre in Male
Maldives
The area - 298 sq.. The population - 263 000. Capital - Male.
British protectorate since 1887.
Independence was proclaimed in 1965.
Own stamps since 1906.

Stamps of Maldives

Old Sugar Mill
Montserrat
The area - 102 sq.. The population - 12 800. Capital - Plymouth.
British colony since 1871.
Own stamps since 1876.

Stamps of Montserrat

Mosque in Kano
Nigeria
The area - 923 786 sq.. The population - 114 960 000. Capital - Lagos.
British protectorate since 1885.
Independence was proclaimed in 1960.
Own stamps since 1914.

Stamps of Nigeria

Capital Port-Villa
New Hebrides
(now Vanuatu)

The area - 12 189 sq. km. The population - 174 000. Capital - Port Vila.
British -French condominium since 1906.
Independence was proclaimed in 1980.
Own stamps since 1908.

Stamps of New Hebrides

Traditional Village
Nyasaland
(now Malawi)

The area - 118 484 sq.. The population - 10 114 000. Capital - Lilongwe.
British protectorate since 1891.
Independence was proclaimed in 1964.
Own stamps since 1908.

Stamps of Nyasaland

Capital Adamstown
Pitcairn
The area - 5,3 sq.. The population - 56. Capital - Adamstown.
British colony since 1838.
Own stamps since 1940.

Stamps of Pitcairn

Kuching - capital of Sarawak
Sarawak
( now in Malaysia)

The area - 124 449 sq.. The population - 74 400. Capital - Kuching.
British protectorate since 1888.
Since 1963 in structure of Federation Malaysia.
Own stamps since 1869.

Stamps of Sarawak

Parliament in Mbabane
Swaziland
The area - 17 364 sq.. The population - 938 000. Capital - Mbabane.
British protectorate since 1890.
Independence was proclaimed in 1968.
Own stamps since 1889.

Stamps of Swaziland

Sabah State Mosque in Kota Kinabalu
Northern Borneo
(now state Sabah in Malaysia)

The area - 76 110 sq.. The population - 454 000. Capital - the Cota Kinabalu.
British protectorate since 1888.
Since 1963 in structure of Federation Malaysia.
Own stamps since 1883.

Stamps of North Borneo

Cathedral in Basseterre
Saint Kitts and Nevis
The area - 261 sq.. The population - 41 500. Capital - Basseterre.
British colony since 1783.
Independence was proclaimed in 1983.
Own stamps since 1870.

Stamps of Saint-Kitts

St.Mary Church in Grand Turk
Turks & Caicos
The area - 430 sq.. The population - 14 300. Capital - Grand Turk.
British colony since 18 century.
Own stamps since 1900.

Stamps of Turks & Caicos

Royal Palace in Nuku'alofa
Tonga
The area - 748 sq.. The population - 99 000. Capital - Nuku'alofa.
British protectorate since 1900.
Independence was proclaimed in 1970.
Own stamps since 1886.

Stamps of Tonga

Christ Church Cathedral in Port Stanley
Falkland islands
The area - 12 173 sq.. The population - 2 400. Capital - Port Stanley.
British colony since 1833.
Own stamps since 1878.

Stamps of Falkland Isl

Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy
Ceylon
(now Sri Lanka)

The area - 65 610 sq.. The population - 18 354 000. Capital - Colombo.
British colony since 1798.
Independence was proclaimed in 1948.
Own stamps since 1855.

Stamps of Ceylon

High Court in Bulawayo
Southern Rhodesia
( now Zimbabwe)

The area - 390 757 sq.. The population - 11 439 000. Capital - Harare.
Separate British colony since 1923.
Independence was proclaimed in 1980.
Own stamps since 1924.

Stamps of Southern Rhodesia

Historical Rose Hall House

Jamaica
The area - 10 991 sq.. The population - 2 520 000. Capital - Kingston.
British colony since 1866.
Independence was proclaimed in 1962.
Own stamps since 1860.



Stamps of Jamaica


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