Wikijunior:Countries A-Z/Introduction for editors
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All UN members and the following countries:
|Taiwan||Widely-recognized country||Will be called "Taiwan" instead of "Republic of China" in the book to avoid confusion.
The will be called simply "China"
|The Vatican||Widely-recognized country, U.N. observer|
|Western Sahara||One page will be created called simply "Western Sahara", and will be for the whole of Western Sahara, not just the part controlled by Morocco or .|
Explanation of parameters
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Parameters for Template:Wikijunior:Countries A-Z/Page layout
This parameter defines the continent the country is located on. It's only visible use is in the "quick info" section at the bottom of the page, where it appears along side the link to the Wikipedia article and the name of the capital city. If the country is transcontinental (located on multiple continents, for example: France, Egypt, Russia) use
If a country has territories on a continent but is not itself located on that continent, use
|territory-continent2=, etc. Please do not be to too technical about what is a territory and what is not. If you have questions .
Below is a list of allowed continents. For consistency use only these continents.
|Europe||Europe||Iceland included, but not Greenland. Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Kazakhstan are considered to be both in Asia and Europe.|
|Asia||Asia and the Middle East||Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Kazakhstan are considered to be both in Asia and Europe.|
|Africa||Africa||France, Spain, Portugal, and Italy are all are partially located in Africa, as they all have islands considered to be in Africa|
|Oceania||Australia, Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia||Papua New Guinea is considered to be in both Asia and Oceania.|
|North America||North America, the Caribbean, and Central America||Greenland is considered to be in North America, meaning that Denmark is located in both Europe and North America.|
|South America||South America||Also includes Caribbean nations close in territory to South America, a.k.a. Grenada and the Netherlands' Curaçao, Aruba, and Bonaire|
|Antarctica||Antarctica and sub-Antarctic islands||Should not be added for countries just with claims on Antarctica. Countries that should have Antarctica as a continent: New Zealand (numerous sub-Antarctic islands), Chile (same), Australia (Macquarie Island), South Africa (Prince Edward Islands), Argentina (Tierra del Fuego)
Countries that should have Antarctica as a