Largest number of colonies
United Kingdom
United Kingdom ()
The country with the largest number of overseas territories is currently the United Kingdom. These are: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn, St. Helena and dependencies, Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, South Georgia and the Turks and Caicos Islands.