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Windows Phone developer registration has opened up in 13 new markets, according to a blog post published on the Windows Phone Developer Blog. Small improvements and enhancements are being periodically applied to the Dev Center, which today includes further market adoption bundled with over 100 fixes and changes. 

So what countries are now also supported by Microsoft for Windows Phone development? Afghanistan, Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Iraq, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Mongolia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Timor-Leste. Those who reside in these countries will be able to register a Dev Center account and submit applications to the Windows Phone Store.

Windows Phone development is officially supported in 191 markets. The added markets (as well as site improvements) will take a few days to roll out.

Source: Windows Phone Developer Blog