The following are dependencies of other countries:
declared independence from Serbia on 17 February 2008. Serbia still considers Kosovo to be one of its regions. As of 11 June 2013, the Republic of Kosovo has received 103 diplomatic recognitions as an independent state. 101 out of 193 (52.3%) United Nations (UN) member states, 22 out of 27 (81%) European Union (EU) member states, 24 out of 28 (86%) NATO member states, and 33 out of 57 (58%) Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states have recognised Kosovo. Serbia does not recognise it.
China is officially called the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Taiwan is alternatively known as the Republic of China (ROC).
The PRC considers Taiwan to be its 23rd province and claims to have sovereignty over it. Conversely, the ROC claims to have sovereignty over all of mainland China.