Dependent territories are commonly distinguished from subnational entities of the same country since they in most cases represent a different orders of separation. A subnational entity typically represents a division of the country proper, while a dependent territory might be an overseas territory that enjoys a greater degree of autonomy.
- List of dependent territories that enjoy some form of autonomy, such as colonies and British overseas territory
- List of subnational entities that represent subdivisions of a country
- List of non-independent areas like disputed or occupied territories
- List of countries
- Special member state territories and their relations with the EU