List of women's national basketball teams

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This is a list of the women's national basketball teams in the world.

The five FIBA zones.

Active teams

The International Basketball Federation, or FIBA recognizes 213 national teams divided into 5 zones, each roughly corresponding to a continent (North America and South America are grouped under the Americas.)

The newest national team is Montenegro which was recognized in 2006.

There are more FIBA-recognized teams than FIFA-recognized teams (209).

FIBA Africa

FIBA Africa subzones.

FIBA Africa, which has 53 national teams,[1] is divided into 7 zones.[2]

FIBA Americas

FIBA Americas subzones.

FIBA Americas (formerly the Pan-American Basketball Confederation), which controls North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America, has 44 national teams, divided into three areas.[3] The Central American and Caribbean Confederations of Basketball (CONCECABA) is further divided into the Central America and Caribbean zone.[4]

FIBA Asia

FIBA Asia subzones.

FIBA Asia (formerly the Asian Basketball Confederation) is divided into 5 zones.[5]

FIBA Europe

FIBA Europe has 52 member nations under it.[6]

 Great Britain, a combined team of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will play at the 2012 Olympics and at the EuroBasket Women 2011, 2013 and 2015.
 Northern Ireland is not a member of FIBA, but there are hers national federation, the national teams, leagues, etc.

FIBA Oceania

FIBA Oceania has 21 member nations under it.[7]

Non-FIBA members

Defunct teams

FIBA country codes

FIBA uses IOC country codes for most countries which are IOC members. For non-IOC members and exceptions, FIBA uses the following codes:

References

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