This is a list of diplomatic missions in the United States. At present, 178 nations maintain diplomatic missions to the United States in the capital, Washington, D.C. Eight nations also attribute their missions at the United Nations in New York City as their official embassies to the United States. However, only those offices in New York City that serve as an official diplomatic mission to the United States are listed here. For a complete list of diplomatic missions to the United Nations, see List of current Permanent Representatives to the United Nations.
Only diplomatic missions operated by a foreign country are listed here. Honorary consulates, typically private offices designated to provide limited services on behalf of a foreign country, are not listed. The United States Department of State maintains the official consular list.
The following 178 countries maintain chanceries (embassy buildings) in Washington, D.C. as their primary diplomatic missions to the United States. Entries marked with an asterisk (*) have chanceries located on or near a portion of Massachusetts Avenue known as Embassy Row.
The following countries or entities have missions in Washington, D.C., though they may not have full diplomatic relations with the United States government.
States with no relations
Interests sections are provided by protecting powers.
Governments with limited recognition
The United States does not recognize the following states.
Other Posts in Washington, D.C.
New York City is home to the General Assembly of the United Nations, and all 195 member and observer states send permanent delegations. Nine diplomatic missions in New York City listed below are also formally accredited as each country's official embassy to the United States. There are 117 diplomatic missions in the city. All are consulates-general unless otherwise noted.
Los Angeles, the second-largest city in the United States, is home to 66 diplomatic missions, more than any other city on the West Coast and any U.S. city except New York and Washington. Many of these consulates are located along Wilshire Boulevard.
Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States and is home to 42 missions.
San Francisco is home to 40 missions.
Miami is home to 35 diplomatic missions. Due to its location, many Latin American and Caribbean countries maintain consulates there.
Atlanta is home to 27 missions.
Many cities have only one or two consulates; these are often with Mexico (which has 50 offices in the United States), or Canada (which has 17).
Aurora, Colorado (1)
Austin, Texas (2)
Del Rio, Texas (2)
Des Moines (1)
Honolulu is home to eight missions, all of which are Asian or Pacific countries
Las Vegas (2)
McAllen, Texas (4)
New Orleans (6)
Oklahoma City (1)
Portland, Oregon (3)
San Bernardino (2)
San Diego (3)
San Juan, Puerto Rico has eight consulates, seven of which are with Latin American countries. It has the largest number of consulates outside of the Continental United States.
Seattle has nine consulates, the third-most of any city on the West Coast
Guam is home to five missions, all of which are Asian or Pacific countries.
Tucson, Arizona (3)
Due to the large number of Mexican immigrants in the United States, Mexico has 50 diplomatic missions in the United States, more than any country has with any other country. Many of these are smaller cities in the southwestern United States, including a number of border towns.
Several countries do not have formal diplomatic missions accredited to the United States. Consular duties for each country, except Kiribati and non-UN members, are instead managed by their respective diplomatic missions to the United Nations in New York.
States with relations
States with no relations
States with limited recognition
The United States does not recognize the following states.
The Embassy of Australia in Washington, D.C. is the diplomatic mission of the Commonwealth of Australia to the United States. The chancery is located on Embassy Row at 1601 Massachusetts Avenue NW, at Scott Circle in Washington, D.C.The current ambassador of Australia to the United States is Joe Hockey, former Treasurer of Australia, who succeeded
Kim Beazley in 2016. He resides at the Australian ambassador's residence located at 3120 Cleveland Avenue, NW. The current Deputy Head of Mission is Katrina Cooper, a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. In addition to the embassy, Australian consulates are located in New York City, Chicago, Honolulu, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.Embassy of Jamaica, Washington, D.C.
The Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, D.C. is the primary diplomatic mission of Jamaica to the United States.
It is located at 1520 New Hampshire Avenue, NW in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The government of Jamaica established its first embassy in the U.S. on August 16, 1962.Embassy of Kosovo, Washington, D.C.
The Embassy of Kosovo in Washington, D.C. is the main diplomatic mission of Kosovo to the United States.
The Embassy is currently located at 2175 K Street, NW Suite 300, Washington, D.C.. The Embassy was established in October 2008 and the first chancery was in Georgetown.
The current Ambassador is Vlora Çitaku, who is the highest ranking representative of Kosovo to the U.S. government. She succeeded Akan Ismaili, who served in that position in the period between 2012-2015. The first Ambassador of Kosovo in Washington, DC was Avni Spahiu.
The Embassy represents the Republic of Kosovo in the United States of America. The mission is to promote political, economic and cultural relations with the United States, as well as to contribute to further strengthening of the U.S. and Kosovo relations.
The Embassy is supported by a Consulate General in New York located at 801 Second Avenue, Suite 405 New York.Foreign policy of the United States
The foreign policy of the United States is its interactions with foreign nations and how it sets standards of interaction for its organizations, corporations and system citizens of the United States.
The officially stated goals of the foreign policy of the United States, including all the Bureaus and Offices in the United States Department of State, as mentioned in the Foreign Policy Agenda of the Department of State, are "to build and sustain a more democratic, secure, and prosperous world for the benefit of the American people and the international community." In addition, the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs states as some of its jurisdictional goals: "export controls, including nonproliferation of nuclear technology and nuclear hardware; measures to foster commercial interaction with foreign nations and to safeguard American business abroad; international commodity agreements; international education; and protection of American citizens abroad and expatriation." U.S. foreign policy and foreign aid have been the subject of much debate, praise and criticism, both domestically and abroad.Foreign relations of the United States
The United States has formal diplomatic relations with most nations. This includes all U.N. member states except for Bhutan, Iran, North Korea, and Syria. Additionally, the U.S. has diplomatic relations with the European Union, the Holy See and Kosovo. The United States federal statutes relating to foreign relations can be found in Title 22 of the United States Code.Index of United States-related articles
The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to the United States of America.Index of Washington, D.C.–related articles
The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to the United States District of Columbia, commonly known as Washington, D.C.List of diplomatic missions in Atlanta
This is a list of diplomatic missions in Atlanta. Atlanta is home to 26 diplomatic missions, the seventh-highest concentration of diplomatic missions in the U.S. The following are countries which have established a resident consular presence in Atlanta. For other diplomatic missions in the United States, see list of diplomatic missions in the United States.List of diplomatic missions in Boston
This is a list of diplomatic missions in Boston (and surrounding environs of "Greater" or "Metro-Boston"). These countries have established a resident consular presence to provide diplomatic and trade representation.List of diplomatic missions in New Jersey
This is a list of diplomatic missions in the U.S. state of New Jersey. A number of foreign governments have established diplomatic and trade representation through resident consulates, honorary consulates, and other types of establishments.
For other diplomatic missions in the United States, see List of diplomatic missions in the United States.List of diplomatic missions in San Francisco
This is the list of International Consulates in San Francisco, California. A total of 36 Consulates-General and 33 Honorary Consulates have offices in the San Francisco Bay Area.List of diplomatic missions in Washington, D.C.
This is a list of the 177 resident embassies in Washington, D.C. For other diplomatic missions in the United States, see List of diplomatic missions in the United States.
The embassy of Iran closed in 1979. It was located at 3005 Massachusetts Avenue NW in Embassy Row. The building continues to be owned by the government of Iran but is maintained by the US Department of State while the Iranian interests section is located in the Pakistani Embassy.List of diplomatic missions of the United States
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