Category:Special territories of the European Union
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Two parts of the treaty of the European Community deal with special relationships: Article 299 which sets out the territories to which the treaty applies, supplemented by the accession treaties; and Articles 182-188 and Annex II on association with the non-European countries and territories which have special relations with the member states.
The outermost regions are 9 regions (6 in France, 2 in Portugal, 1 in Spain) where EC law applies, but where it is possible to derogate to common EC legislation to take account of their remoteness.
The overseas countries and territories (OCTs) are 21 self governing territories that are dependencies of one of the member states of the European Union: twelve are British dependencies, six French, two Dutch, and one Danish.
This category has the following 18 subcategories, out of 18 total.
- ► Bermuda (15 C, 2 P)
- ► Dependent territories of European countries (7 C, 3 P)
- ► Heligoland (1 C, 20 P)
- ► Melilla (7 C, 19 P)
- ► New Caledonia (19 C, 9 P)
- ► Overseas collectivities of France (7 C, 9 P)
Pages in category "Special territories of the European Union"
The following 31 pages are in this category, out of 31 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).