List of political entities in the 3rd century

This is a list of political entities that existed between 201 and 300 AD.

Political entities in the 2nd centuryPolitical entities in the 4th centuryPolitical entities by year

Sovereign states[]

Map of the world in 250 AD
Map of the world in 300 AD
Name Capital(s) State type Existed Location
Sao civilisation Various Tribal city states 6th century BC – 16th century AD Africa: Central
Garamantes Garama Tribal Confederation/Empire 500 BC – 700 AD Africa: North
Kingdom of Aksum Aksum Kingdom c.100 – c.940 AD Africa: Northeast
Blemmyes Tribal Kingdom 600 BC – 8th century AD Africa: Northeast
Kush Kerma; Napata; Meroe Kingdom 1070 BC – 350 AD Africa: Northeast
Gaetulia Tribal confederation c. 350 BC – 550 AD Africa: Northwest
Mauretania Julia Caesara Kingdom/Client Kingdom 285 BC – 431 AD Africa: Northwest
Nok culture Various Tribal Chiefdoms/Kingdom 1000 BC – 300 AD Africa: West
Maya Various Kingdom City States 2000 BC – 900AD Americas: Central
Zapotec Various Kingdom City States 700 BC – 1521 AD Americas: Central
Pueblo Various Tribal chiefdom's 12th century BC – 14th century AD Americas: North
Teotihuacan Empire Teotihuacan Empire 100 BC – 8th century AD Americas: North
Moche Moche-Trujillo. United Independent Polities 100 – 800 AD Americas: South
Nazca Various Tribal chiefdom's 100 BC – 800 AD Americas: South
Basternae Various Tribal Confederation 200 BC – 300AD Europe: Balkans
Getae Tribal Kingdom 7th century BC – 4th century AD Europe: Balkans
Paeonia Principality/Kingdom/Client 535 BC – 681 AD Europe: Balkans
Cai Tribal kingdom 25 – 871 AD Europe: British Isles
Ce Tribal kingdom 1st century – 900 AD Europe: British Isles
Connacht Tribal chiefdom/kingdom c. 10th century BC – 1474 AD Europe: British Isles
Cornovii Tribal kingdom 4th century BC – 343 AD Europe: British Isles
Dumnonia Isca Dumnoniorum Dukedom/principality 290 – 875 AD Europe: British Isles
Fortriu Tribal kingdom 1 – 850 AD Europe: British Isles
Iverni Ivernis Tribal federated chiefdom's 500 BC – 400 AD Europe: British Isles
Meath Dublin Kingdom 1st century – 1173 AD Europe: British Isles
Osraige Kilkenny Kingdom 150 – 1185 AD Europe: British Isles
Pictland Kingdom 250 BC – 850 AD [3] Europe: British Isles
Cimmerian Bosporus Panticapaeum Kingdom/Client 480 BC – 370 AD Europe: East
Gelonia Gelonos Tribal kingdom 5th century BC – 5th century AD Europe: East
Huns Nomadic confederation 1st century – 370 AD Europe: East; Asia: Central
Magyar Tribal Confederation/Principality 1100 BC – 895 AD Europe: East
Sarmatians Tarki (Makhachkala) Tribal Confederation 450BC – 400 AD Europe: East
Venedae Tribal Confederation 400 BC – 7th century AD Europe: East
Roman Empire Rome, Constantinople Empire 27 BC – 1453 AD Europe: South, West, Balkans, British Isles; Africa: North; Asia: West
Alamannia Kingdom 213 AD – 496 AD Europe: West
Alemanni Tribal Confederation 85 BC – 213 AD Europe: West
Franks Various Tribal Confederation 210 – 481 AD Europe: West
Gallic Empire Colonia Agrippina, Augusta Treverorum Empire 260 – 274 AD Europe: West, British Isles
Saxons (Continental) Tribal confederation 5th century BC – 754 AD Europe: West
Suebi Tribal Confederation 60 BC – 409AD Europe: West
Vandals Tribal chiefdoms 2nd century BC – 409 AD Europe: West
Caucasian Albania Kabalak, Partav Kingdom/Client 65 BC – 628 AD Eurasian: Caucasus
Caspiane Tribal Kingdom/Client 650 BC – 387 AD Eurasian: Caucasus
Iberia Various Kingdom 302 BC – 580 AD Eurasian: Caucasus
Lazica Phasis Kingdom/client 1st century BC – 7th century AD Eurasian: Caucasus
Adiabene Arbela Kingdom/Client 15 – 310 AD Asia: West
Araba Hatra Kingdom 3rd century BC – 300AD Asia: West
Armenia Van Kingdom 553 BC – 428AD Asia: West
Atropatene Ganzak Kingdom/Client 320 BC – 226AD Asia: West
Carmania Kingdom/client 600 BC – 651 AD Asia: West
Characene Charax Spasinou Kingdom 127 BC – 222 AD Asia: West
Corduene Principality/kingdom/client 800 BC – 653 AD Asia: West
Elymais Susa Kingdom/Client 147 BC – 224 AD Asia: West
Gardman Parisos Principality/Kingdom/Client 66 – 428 AD Asia: West
Ghassanid Balka, Harith, Petra, Sideir Kingdom/Client 220 – 712 AD Asia: West
Hadhramaut Kingdom 700 BC – 320 AD Asia: West
Kindah Qaryat Dhāt Kāhil Tribal kingdom 2nd century BC – 525 AD Asia: West
Osroene Edessa Kingdom/Client 134 BC – 244 AD Asia: West
Qedarite Adumattu Tribal confederation/client 870 BC – 250 AD Asia: West
Palmyrene Empire Palmyra Empire 260 – 273 AD Asia: West
Parthian Persian Empire Ctesiphon Empire 247 BC – 224 AD Asia: West
Sasanian Persian Empire Estakhr, Ctesiphon Empire 224 – 637 AD Asia: West, South
Zabdicene Principality/client 780 BC – 5th century AD Asia: West
Dayuan Kingdom/Client 329 BC – 280 AD Asia: Central
Fergana Khokand Kingdom 220 BC – 590 AD Asia: Central
Kangju Tribal Federation 280 BC – 585 AD Asia: Central
Kingdom of Shule Kashgar Kingdom/Client 80 – 850 AD Asia: Central
Khotan Khotan Kingdom 56 – 1006 AD Asia: Central
Kucha Kucha Buddhist Kingdom 46 – 658 AD Asia: Central
Sumpa Tribal chiefdom/client 1600 BC – 7th century AD Asia: Central
Tuyuhun Fuqi Nomadic Kingdom 285 – 670 AD Asia: Central
Anuradhapura Anuradhapura Kingdom 377 BC – 1017 AD Asia: South
Ay Aykudi Kingdom 4th century BC – 12th century AD Asia: South
Chera Kingdom Kingdom 5th century BC – 1102 AD Asia: South
Indo-Scythians Sigal, Taxila, Mathura Kingdom 200 BC – 400 AD Asia: South
Kuninda Shravasti Kingdom 500 BC – 300 AD Asia: South
Kushan Empire Various Empire 30 – 375 AD Asia: South, Central
Mushika Ezhimalai Kingdom 3rd century BC – 4th century AD Asia: South
Pallava Empire Kanchi Empire 250 BC – 800 AD Asia: South
Pundra Pundravardhana Kingdom 1300 BC – 550 AD Asia: South
Rajarata Various Kingdom 377 BC – 1310 AD Asia: South
Ruhuna Magama Principality 200 BC – 450 AD Asia: South
Satavahana Empire Pratiṣṭhāna Empire 230 BC – 220 AD Asia: South
Vakataka Empire Amaravati Empire 250 AD – 550 AD Asia: South
Vanga Gange Kingdom 1300 BC – 580 AD Asia: South
Western Satraps Ozone, Barygaza Kingdom 35 – 405 AD Asia: South
Champa Various Kingdom 192 – 1832 AD Asia: Southeast
Chi Tu Kingdom 100 BC – 7th century AD Asia: Southeast
Funan Various Kingdom 60 – 550 AD Asia: Southeast
Gangga Negara Gangga Negara Kingdom 2nd – 11th centuries AD Asia: Southeast
Langkasuka Kedah, Pattani Kingdom 100 – 1516 AD Asia: Southeast
Pyu city-states Sri Ksetra Federated City States 250 BC – 1085 AD Asia: Southeast
Thaton Kingdom Thaton Kingdom 300 BC – 1085 AD Asia: Southeast
Cao Wei Various Kingdom 220 – 265 AD Asia: East, China
Chouchi Lüeyang Principality 184 – 511 AD Asia: East, China
Duan Tribal Chiefdom/Dukedom 250 – 338 AD Asia: East, China
Eastern Wu Wuchang, Jianye Kingdom 229 – 280 AD Asia: East, China
Han Empire Various Empire 206 BC – 220 AD Asia: East, China
Shu Han Chengdu Kingdom 221 – 263 AD Asia: East, China
Xianbei state Nomadic (Empire) 93 – 234 AD Asia: East, China
Japan Various Empire 660 BC – present Asia: East, Japan
Yamatai Kingdom 1st century – 3rd century AD Asia: East, Japan
Baekje Various Kingdom 18 BC – 660 AD Asia: East, Korean Peninsula
Baekje Kingdom 18 BC – 660 AD Asia: East, Korean Peninsula
Buyeo Buyeoseong Kingdom 189 BC – 494 AD Asia: East, Korean Peninsula
Dongye Chiefdom 3rd century BC – 5th century AD Asia: East, Korean Peninsula
Gaya confederacy Gaya Confederacy 42 – 562 AD Asia: East, Korean Peninsula
Goguryeo Various Kingdom 37 BC – 668 AD Asia: East, Korean Peninsula
Mahan confederacy Cheonan Confederacy 98 BC – 250 AD Asia: East, Korean Peninsula
Okjeo Tribal state 2nd century BC – 5th century AD Asia: East, Korean Peninsula
Samhan Confederacy 1st century BC – 4th century AD Asia: East, Korean Peninsula
Siljik Kingdom 102 – 6th century AD Asia: East, Korean Peninsula
Silla Gyeongju Kingdom 55 BC – 935 AD Asia: East, Korean Peninsula

See also[]

List of political entities in the 3rd century
Preceded by
Political entities
of the 3rd century
Succeeded by

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