An associated state is used to describe a free relationship between a territory and a larger nation. The details of the association is country specific. This is also known as "free association". ...more on Wikipedia about "Associated state"
The Compact of Free Association (COFA) defines the relationship that three sovereign states—the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) and the Republic of Palau—have entered into as Associated States with the United States. ...more on Wikipedia about "Compact of Free Association"
The Cook Islands are a self-governing parliamentary democracy in free association with New Zealand. The 15 small islands in this South Pacific Ocean have a total land area of 240 km². ...more on Wikipedia about "Cook Islands"
The Federated States of Micronesia comprise a republic located in the Pacific Ocean, northeast of Papua New Guinea. The country is a sovereign state in free association with the United States. ...more on Wikipedia about "Federated States of Micronesia"
The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is a Micronesian island nation in the western Pacific Ocean, located north of Nauru and Kiribati, east of the Federated States of Micronesia and south of the U.S. territory of Wake Island. ...more on Wikipedia about "Marshall Islands"
Niue is an island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean. It is commonly known as "Rock of Polynesia". Although it is self-governing, it is in free association with New Zealand. This means that the sovereign in right of New Zealand is also the head of state of Niue, and most diplomatic relations are conducted by New Zealand on Niue's behalf. Niue is located 2,400 kilometres north-east of New Zealand in a triangle between Tonga, Samoa and the Cook Islands. ...more on Wikipedia about "Niue"
The Republic of Palau is a borderless country in the Pacific Ocean, located some 500 km east of the Philippines. Having emerged from United Nations trusteeship (administered by the United States of America) in 1994, it is one of the world's youngest and least populated nations. It is sometimes referred to in English under its native name Belau. ...more on Wikipedia about "Palau"
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