GK - Countries and its Independence Date


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The following table illustrates name of the country and its independence date −

Country Date
Hungary August 20, 1000
Switzerland August 1, 1291
Sweden June 6, 1523
Portugal December 1, 1640
United States July 4, 1776
Haiti January 1, 1804
Serbia February 15, 1804
Ecuador August 10, 1809
Chile February 12, 1810
Colombia July 20, 1810
Mexico September 16, 1810
Paraguay May 15, 1811
Venezuela July 5, 1811
Norway May, 1814
Argentina July 9, 1816
Costa Rica September 15, 1821
Greece March 25, 1821
Peru July 28, 1821
Nicaragua September 15, 1821
Honduras September 15, 1821
Guatemala September 15, 1821
El Salvador September 15, 1821
Dominican Republic December 1, 1821
Ecuador May 24, 1822
Brazil September 7, 1822
Bolivia August 6, 1825
Uruguay August 25, 1825
Belgium July 21, 1831
Liberia July 26, 1847
Canada July, 1867
Romania May 10, 1877
Philippines June 12, 1898
Cuba May 20, 1902
Panama November 3, 1903
Bulgaria September 22, 1908
Mongolia December 29, 1911
Albania November 28, 1912
Ireland April 24, 1916
Finland December 6, 1917
Lithuania February 16, 1918
Estonia February 24, 1918
Georgia May 26, 1918
Armenia May 28, 1918
Azerbaijan May 28, 1918
Czech Republic October 28, 1918
Poland November 11, 1918
Latvia November 18, 1918
Ukraine January 22, 1919
Afghanistan August 19, 1919
Turkey October 29, 1923
South Africa December 11, 1931
Iraq October 3, 1932
Lebanon November 22, 1943
Iceland June 3, 1944
Belarus July 3, 1944
South Korea August 15, 1945
North Korea August 15, 1945
Vietnam September 2, 1945
Jordan May 25, 1946
Syria April 17, 1946
Pakistan August 14, 1947
India August 15, 1947
Myanmar January 4, 1948
Israel Between April 15 & May 15, 1948 (depending on Hebrew Calendar)
Sri Lanka February 4, 1948
Libya December 24, 1951
Cambodia November 9, 1953
Laos October 22, 1953
Austria October 26, 1955
Morocco November 18, 1955
Sudan January 1, 1956
Tunisia March 20, 1956
Ghana March 6, 1957
Malaysia August 31, 1957
Guinea October 2, 1958
Cameroon January 1, 1960
Senegal April 4, 1960
Togo April 27, 1960
Madagascar June 26, 1960
Democratic Republic of the Congo June 30, 1960
Somalia July 1, 1960
Benin August 1, 1960
Burkina Faso August 5, 1960
Niger August 3, 1960
Ivory Coast August 7, 1960
Republic of the Congo August 15, 1960
Gabon August 17, 1960
Mali September 22, 1960
Nigeria October 1, 1960
Cyprus October 1, 1960
Mauritania November 28, 1960
Kuwait February 25, 1961
Sierra Leone April 27, 1961
Tanzania December 9, 1961
Samoa June 1, 1962
Burundi July 1, 1962
Rwanda July 1, 1962
Algeria July 5, 1962
Jamaica August 6, 1962
Trinidad & Tobago August 31, 1962
Uganda October 9, 1962
Malaysia September 16, 1963
Kenya December 12, 1963
Malawi July 6, 1964
Malta September 21, 1964
Zambia October 24, 1964
The Gambia February 18, 1965
Maldives July 26, 1965
Singapore August 9, 1965
Zimbabwe November 11, 1965
Guyana May 26, 1966
Botswana September 30, 1966
Lesotho October 4, 1966
Barbados November 30, 1966
Anguilla May 30, 1967
Yemen November 30, 1967
Nauru January 31, 1968
Mauritius March 12, 1968
Swaziland September 6, 1968
Equatorial Guinea October 12, 1968
Tonga June 4, 1970
Fiji October 10, 1970
Bangladesh March 26, 1971
United Arab Emirates December 2, 1971
Bahrain December 16, 1971
Qatar December 18, 1971
Bahamas July 10, 1973
Guinea Bissau September 24, 1973
Grenada February 7, 1974
Mozambique June 25, 1975
Cape Verde July 5, 1975
Comoros July 6, 1975
São Tomé and Príncipe July 12, 1975
Papua New Guinea September 16, 1975
Angola November 11, 1975
Suriname November 25, 1975
Western Sahara February 27, 1976
Seychelles June 29, 1976
Djibouti June 27, 1977
Solomon Islands July 7, 1978
Tuvalu October 1, 1978
Dominica November 3, 1978
Saint Lucia February 22, 1979
Kiribati July 12, 1979
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines October 27, 1979
Belize September 21, 1981
Antigua & Barbuda November 1, 1981
Northern Cyprus September 2, 1983
Saint Kitts and Nevis September 19, 1983
Brunei January 1, 1984
Latvia May 4, 1990
Lithuania March 11, 1990
Namibia March 21, 1990
Slovenia December 26 & June 25, 1990
Georgia April 9, 1991
Estonia August 20, 1991
Ukraine August 24, 1991
Moldova August 27, 1991
Kyrgyzstan August 31, 1991
Uzbekistan September 1, 1991
Macedonia September 8, 1991
Tajikistan September 9, 1991
Armenia September 21, 1991
Croatia October 8, 1991
Azerbaijan October 18, 1991
Turkmenistan October 27, 1991
Kazakhstan December 16, 1991
Bosnia and Herzegovina March 1, 1992
Slovakia July 17, 1992
Czech Republic January 1, 1993
Eritrea May 24, 1993
East Timor May 20, 2002
Montenegro May 21, 2006
Kosovo February 17, 2008
South Sudan July 9, 2011


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