First World War: A global view
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Key to empires in the First World War

This map is designed to provide an outline of countries and borders during wartime rather than a precise location of places, borders or features.
Map maker icon Countries and territories marked with a pin were part of the British Empire in 1914.
  • Austria-Hungary
  • Belgium
  • Britain
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Ottoman Empire
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Japan
  • Independent