1950-JAN-02



 ° SOVEREIGN & SEMI-INDEPENDENT POLITIES  ° PROTECTORATES & MANDATES  ° FEDERATED & REGIONALIZED POLITIES
 ° TERRITORIES & DEPENDENCIES  ° REBEL ENTITIES & GOVERNMENTS IN EXILE  ° ORGANISATIONS & GROUPINGS


Independent & Semi-Independent Polities


EGYPT
UNO Member
Kingdom of EGYPT  (Cairo a + Alexandria r)Al-Mamlakah al-MISRIYYAH - المملكة المصرية (ar)  (Al-Qahirah + Alexandria) King Farouk I
ETHIOPIA
UNO Member
Imperial State of ETHIOPIA  (Addis Ababa)Niguše Negešiti Menigišitī ze ĪTIYOP´IYA : ንጉሠ ነገሥት መንግሥቲ ዘ ኢትዮጵያ (ti) + Al-Ambratwryt al-´ITHYUBIA : الامبراطورية الاثيوبية (ar)  (Addis Abeba) Emperor Ras Tafari Haile Selassie I
FRENCH TOGO
UNO Observer
FRENCH TOGO Associated Territory [United Nations Trust Territory under French administration]  (Lome)Territoire associé du TOGO FRANÇAIS (fr)  (Lomé) President Vincent Auriol
HOGGAR
De facto Semi-Independent
KEL AHAGGAR Tuareg Confederation [under French Suzerainty]  (Abalessa)Confédération touarègue du HOGGAR (fr) + Kel UHAGGAR : ⴽⴻⵍ ⴰⵃⴰⴳⴳⴰⵔ (thv)  (Abalessa) Amenokal Bayy ag Akhamuk
LIBERIA
UNO Member
Republic of LIBERIA  (Monrovia)Republic of LIBERIA (en)  (Monrovia) President William Tubman
MOROCCO
De facto Semi-Independent
Sharifi Empire of MOROCCO [French and Spanish Protectorates]  (Rabat a)Ad-Dawlat al-MAGHRIBIYA ash-Sharifa : الدولة المغربية الشريفة (ar) + Empire chérifien du MAROC (fr) + Protectorados de MARRUECOS (es)  (Rabat) Sultan Muhammad V
SOUTH AFRICA
UNO Member
South African Union : UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA  (Pretoria ae + Cape Town l)Unie van SUID-AFRIKA (af) + Union of SOUTH AFRICA (en)  (Pretoria + Kaapstad) King George VI
TANGIER
De facto Semi-Independent
TANGIER International Zone  (Tangier)TANGIER International Zone (en) + Zona Internacional de TÁNGER (es) + Zone internationale de TANGER (fr) + Mintaqat TANJA ad-Duwaliyya : منطقة طنجة الدولية (ar)  (Tanger) Sultan Muhammad V
TUNISIA
De facto Semi-Independent
TUNISIAN Realm [French Protectorate]  (Tunis)Royaume TUNISIEN (fr) + Al-Ḥimāyah al-Fransiyyah fī TŪNIS : الحماية الفرنسية في تونس (ar)  (Tunis) Muhammad VIII Al-Amin Bey
ZANZIBAR
De facto Semi-Independent
Sultanate of ZANZIBAR [British Protectorate]  (Zanzibar Stone Town)Sultanate of ZANZIBAR (en) + Sultanat wa ZANZIBAR (sw) + Sultanat ZANZIBAR : سلطنة زنجبار (ar)  (Zanzibar Stone Town) Sultan Sidi Khalifa II bin Kharub

10 Polities (4 members of the International Community)


Rebel Entities & Governments in Exile


ARAB MAGHREB
Exile
Liberation Committee for THE ARAB MAGHREB  (Cairo)lajnat at-Tahrir lil-MAGHRIB AL-ARABI : لجنة التحرير للمغرب العربي (ar)  (Al-Qahirah) Muhammad Abd El-Krim
DANAKIL
Rebellion
DANAKIL Province [rebellion]  (Asaita)DANAKILI Tekilayi Ghizati : ዳናክል ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am)  (Assayita) Sultan Ali Mireh Hanfareh
KIKUYULAND
Rebellion
Kikuyu Land and Freedom Army : KLFA [Mau Mau Movement]  (Ol Kalou + Thomson Falls)Kikuyu Land and Freedom Army : KLFA (en) + AGÏKÜYÜ (ki)  (Ol´ Kalou + Nyahururu) Dedan Kimathi
PAN-AFRICA
Exile
PAN-AFRICAN Federation  (Manchester)PAN-AFRICAN Federation (en)  (Manchester) Jomo Kenyatta

4 Rebel Entities


Protectorates & Mandates


BRITISH CAMEROONS
BRITISH CAMEROONS Territory [United Nations Trust Territory of the Cameroons under British Administration administered from Nigeria]  (Buea)United Nations Trust Territory of the CAMEROONS under British Administration (en)  (Buea)
BRITISH SOMALILAND
Province of BRITISH SOMALILAND [British Protectorate]  (Hargeisa)BRITISH SOMALILAND Protectorate (en)  (Hargeisa)
BRITISH TOGOLAND
Administration of BRITISH TOGOLAND [United Nations Trust Territory administered from Gold Coast]  (Ho)Administration of BRITISH TOGOLAND (en)  (Ho)
ERITREA
British Military Administration of ERITREA [British Protectorate]  (Asmara)British Military Administration of ERITREA (en)  (Asmara)
FEZZAN
French Military Territory of FEZZAN [under United Nations Administration for Libya]  (Sabha)Territoire militaire français du FEZZAN (fr)  (Sebha)
FRENCH CAMEROON
Territory of FRENCH CAMEROON [United Nations Trust Territory under French Administration]  (Yaounde)Territoire du CAMEROUN (fr)  (Yaoundé)
FRENCH MOROCCO
French Protectorate in the Sharifi Empire of MOROCCO  (Rabat)Protectorat français dans l´Empire chérifien : Protectorat français au MAROC (fr) + Himaïet Fransa fi el-MAGHREB : حماية فرنسا للمغرب (ar)  (Rabat)
FRENCH TOGO
UNO Observer
FRENCH TOGO Associated Territory [United Nations Trust Territory under French administration]  (Lome)Territoire associé du TOGO FRANÇAIS (fr)  (Lomé)
GAMBIA
GAMBIA Colony and Protectorate  (Bathurst)GAMBIA Colony and Protectorate (en)  (Bathurst)
HOGGAR
De facto Semi-Independent
KEL AHAGGAR Tuareg Confederation [under French Suzerainty]  (Abalessa)Confédération touarègue du HOGGAR (fr) + Kel UHAGGAR : ⴽⴻⵍ ⴰⵃⴰⴳⴳⴰⵔ (thv)  (Abalessa)
KENYA
Colony and Protectorate of KENYA  (Nairobi)Colony of Kenya and Protectorate of KENYA (en)  (Nairobi)
KENYA COAST
KENYA Protectorate [Coastal Domains of Zanzibar]  (Mombasa)KENYA Protectorate (en)  (Mombasa)
LIBYA
United Nations Commission of LIBYA  (Tripoli a + Benghazi a)United Nations Commission of LIBYA (en) + Commission des Nations Unies pour la LIBYE (fr) + Lajnat al-´Umam al-Mutahidat fi LIBIYA : لجنة الأمم المتحدة في ليبيا (ar)  (Tripoli + Benghazi)
MOROCCO
De facto Semi-Independent
Sharifi Empire of MOROCCO [French and Spanish Protectorates]  (Rabat a)Ad-Dawlat al-MAGHRIBIYA ash-Sharifa : الدولة المغربية الشريفة (ar) + Empire chérifien du MAROC (fr) + Protectorados de MARRUECOS (es)  (Rabat)
NIGERIA
Colony and Protectorate of NIGERIA  (Lagos)Colony and Protectorate of NIGERIA (en)  (Lagos)
NORTHERN RHODESIA
British Protectorate of NORTHERN RHODESIA  (Lusaka)British Protectorate of NORTHERN RHODESIA (en)  (Lusaka)
NYASALAND
NYASALAND Protectorate  (Zomba)NYASALAND Protectorate (en)  (Zomba)
RUANDA-URUNDI
Province of RUANDA-URUNDI [United Nations Trust Territory administered from Belgian Congo]  (Usumbura)Province du RUANDA-URUNDI (fr) + Provincie ROEANDA-OEROENDI (nl)  (Usumbura)
SIERRA LEONE
SIERRA LEONE Colony and Protectorate  (Freetown)SIERRA LEONE Colony and Protectorate (en)  (Freetown)
SOUTH WEST AFRICA
Territory of SOUTH WEST AFRICA [United Nations Trusteeship of South West Africa rejected by South Africa]  (Windhoek)Gebied van SUIDWES-AFRIKA (af) + Territory of SOUTH WEST AFRICA (en) + Gebied van ZUIDWEST-AFRIKA (nl) + Gebiet SÜDWESTAFRIKA (de)  (Windhoek)
SPANISH MOROCCO
Spanish High Commission in MOROCCO [Spanish Protectorate of Morocco]  (Tetuan)Alto Comisionado español en Marruecos : Protectorado español de MARRUECOS (es)  (Tetuán)
TANGANYIKA
TANGANYIKA Territory [United Nations Trust Territory under British administration]  (Dar Es Salaam)Territory of TANGANYIKA (en)  (Dar Es Salaam)
TANGIER
De facto Semi-Independent
TANGIER International Zone  (Tangier)TANGIER International Zone (en) + Zona Internacional de TÁNGER (es) + Zone internationale de TANGER (fr) + Mintaqat TANJA ad-Duwaliyya : منطقة طنجة الدولية (ar)  (Tanger)
TUNISIA
De facto Semi-Independent
TUNISIAN Realm [French Protectorate]  (Tunis)Royaume TUNISIEN (fr) + Al-Ḥimāyah al-Fransiyyah fī TŪNIS : الحماية الفرنسية في تونس (ar)  (Tunis)
ZANZIBAR
De facto Semi-Independent
Sultanate of ZANZIBAR [British Protectorate]  (Zanzibar Stone Town)Sultanate of ZANZIBAR (en) + Sultanat wa ZANZIBAR (sw) + Sultanat ZANZIBAR : سلطنة زنجبار (ar)  (Zanzibar Stone Town)

25 Protected Entities


Federated & Regionalised Polities


ANGRA
Autonomous District of ANGRA DO HEROISMO [Central Azores Group]  (Angra)Distrito Autónomo de ANGRA DO HEROÍSMO (pt)  (Angra do Heroísmo)
BAHR EL GHAZAL
Federated
BAHR EL GHAZAL Province : Directorate of Bahr El Ghazal  (Wow)Mudiriyah BAHR EL-GHAZAL : مديرية بحر الغزال (ar) + Mudirate of BAHR EL GHAZAL (en)  (Waw)
BASUTOLAND
Federated
Colony of BASUTOLAND [British Residency Commission for Basutoland]  (Maseru)Colony of BASUTOLAND : British Residency Commission for Basutoland (en)  (Maseru)
BECHUANALAND
Federated
British Protectorate of BECHUANALAND  ((Mafeking))BECHUANALAND Protectorate (en)  ((Mafeking))
BLUE NILE
Federated
BLUE NILE Province : Blue Nile Directorate  (Wad Medani)Mudiriyah AN-NIL AL-AZRAQ : مديرية النيل الأزرق (ar) + Mudirate of BLUE NILE (en)  (Wad Medani)
BRITISH GAMBIA
BRITISH GAMBIA Colony  (Bathurst)BRITISH GAMBIA Colony (en)  (Bathurst)
BRITISH SIERRA LEONE
SIERRA LEONE Protectorate  ((Freetown))SIERRA LEONE Protectorate (en)  ((Freetown))
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
Federated
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Province  (Cape Town)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Province (en) + KAAPprovinsie (af)  (Kaapstad)
CEUTA
Comandment of CEUTA  (Ceuta)Comandáncia de CEUTA (es)  (Ceuta)
CHAD
Federated
French Overseas Territory of CHAD  (Fort Lamy)Territoire français d´outre-mer du TCHAD (fr)  (Fort Lamy)
CONTINENTAL GUINEA
District of CONTINENTAL GUINEA [Rio Muni District]  (Bata)Distrito de GUINEA CONTINENTAL (es)  (Bata)
CYRENAICA
Federated
Autonomous Emirate of CYRENAICA  (Benghazi)Emirate of CYRENAICA (en) + Amarah-i BARIQAH : إمارة برقة (ar)  (Benghazi)
DAHOMEY
Federated
French Overseas Territory of DAHOMEY  (Porto Novo [a])Territoire français d´outre-mer du DAHOMEY (fr)  (Porto Novo)
DARFUR
Federated
DARFUR Province : Directorate of Darfur  (El Fasher)Mudiriyah DAR FUR : دار فور‎ مديرية‎ (ar) + Mudirate of DAR-FUR (en)  (El Fashir)
EASTERN NIGERIA
Federated
EASTERN Region of Nigeria  (Enugu)EASTERN Region of Nigeria (en)  (Enugu)
EQUATORIA
Federated
EQUATORIA Province : Equatoria Directorate  (Juba)Mudiriyah AL-ISTIWA´IYAH : الاستوائية (ar) + Mudirate of EQUATORIA (en)  (Juba)
FERNANDO POO
District of FERNANDO POO  (Santa Isabel)Distrito de FERNANDO PÓO (es)  (Santa Isabel)
FREETOWN
SIERRA LEONE Colony  (Freetown)SIERRA LEONE Colony (en)  (Freetown)
FRENCH SUDAN
Federated
French Overseas Territory of FRENCH SUDAN  (Bamako)Territoire français d´outre-mer du SOUDAN FRANÇAIS (fr)  (Bamako)
GABON
Federated
French Overseas Territory of GABON  (Libreville)Territoire français d´outre-mer du GABON (fr)  (Libreville)
GUINEA
Federated
French Overseas Territory of GUINEA  (Conakry)Territoire français d´outre-mer de GUINÉE (fr)  (Conakry)
HORTA
Autonomous District of HORTA [Western Azores Group]  (Horta)Distrito Autónomo da HORTA (pt)  (Horta)
INNER GAMBIA
GAMBIA Protectorate  (Brikama)GAMBIA Protectorate (en)  (Brikama)
IVORY COAST
Federated
French Overseas Territory of IVORY COAST  (Abidjan [a])Territoire français d´outre-mer de CÔTE D´IVOIRE (fr)  (Abidjan)
KASSALA
Federated
KASSALA Province : Kassala Directorate  (Kassala)Mudiriyah KASSALA : مديرية كسلا (ar) + Mudirate of KASSALA (en)  (Kassala)
KHARTOUM
Federated
KHARTOUM Province : Directorate of Khartoum  (Khartoum)Mudiriyah AL-KHARTUM : مديرية الخرطوم (ar) + Mudirate of KHARTOUM (en)  (Khartoum)
KORDOFAN
Federated
KORDOFAN Province : Kordofan Directorate  (El Obeid)Mudiriyah KURDUFAN : مديرية كردفان (ar) + Mudirate of KORDOFAN (en)  (El Obeid)
MADEIRA
MADEIRA Province  (Funchal)Província da MADEIRA (pt)  (Funchal)
MAURITANIA
Federated
French Overseas Territory of MAURITANIA  ((Saint Louis of Senegal))Territoire français d´outre-mer de MAURITANIE (fr)  ((Saint-Louis du Sénégal))
MELILLA
Comandment of MELILLA  (Melilla)Comandáncia de MELILLA (es)  (Melilla)
MIDDLE CONGO
Federated
French Overseas Territory of MIDDLE CONGO  (Pointe Noire [a] + Brazzaville [b])Territoire d´outre-mer du MOYEN-CONGO (fr)  (Pointe-Noire + Brazzaville)
NATAL
Federated
NATAL Province  (Pietermaritzburg)Province of NATAL (en) + Provinsie NATAL (af)  (Pietermaritzburg)
NIGER
Federated
French Overseas Territory of NIGER  (Niamey)Territoire français d´outre-mer du NIGER (fr)  (Niamey)
NORTHERN MOROCCO
Spanish Northern Protectorate of Morocco : NORTHERN MOROCCO  (Tetuan)Protectorado español de MARRUECOS (es)  (Tetuán)
NORTHERN NIGERIA
Federated
NORTHERN Region of Nigeria  (Kaduna)NORTHERN Region of Nigeria (en)  (Kaduna)
NORTHERN SUDAN
Federated
NORTHERN Province : Northern Sudan Directorate : Nubia  (Donggola)Mudiriyah ASH SHAMALIYAH : مديرية الشمالية (ar) + Mudirate of ASH-SHAMALI (en)  (Dungula)
ORANGE FREE STATE
Federated
ORANGE FREE STATE Province  (Bloemfontein)ORANJE-VRYSTAAT Provinsie (af) + ORANGE FREE STATE Province (en)  (Bloemfontein)
PONTA DELGADA
Autonomous District of PONTA DELGADA [Eastern Azores Group]  (Ponta Delgada)Distrito Autónomo de PONTA DELGADA (pt)  (Ponta Delgada)
RUANDA
Kingdom of RUANDA [Belgian Residency]  (Astrida [a] + Nyanza [r])Royaume du RUANDA (fr) + Koninkrijk ROEANDA (nl) + Ubwami bw´u RWANDA (rw)  (Astrida + Nyanza)
SENEGAL
Federated
French Overseas Territory of SENEGAL  (Saint Louis of Senegal)Territoire français d´outre-mer du SÉNÉGAL (fr)  (Saint-Louis du Sénégal)
SWAZILAND
Federated
Protectorate of SWAZILAND [British Residency Commission for Swaziland Crown Colony]  (Mbabane [a][j] + Lobamba [l][r])Protectorate of SWAZILAND (en)  (Mbabane + Lobamba)
TRANSVAAL
Federated
TRANSVAAL Province  (Pretoria)TRANSVAAL Province (en) + Provinsie TRANSVAAL (af)  (Pretoria)
TRIPOLITANIA
Federated
British Administration of TRIPOLITANIA [British Residency]  (Tripoli)British Administration of TRIPOLITANIA (en) + Al-Adarhal Braitanih man TARĀBULUS : الإدارة البريطانية من طرابلس (ar)  (Tripoli)
UBANGI-SHARI
Federated
French Overseas Territory of UBANGI-SHARI  (Bangui)Territoire d´outre-mer de l´OUBANGUI-CHARI (fr)  (Bangui)
UPPER NILE
Federated
UPPER NILE Province : Upper Nile Directorate  (Malakal)Mudiriyah A´ALI AN-NIL : مديرية أعالي النيل (ar) + Mudirate of UPPER NILE (en)  (Malakal)
UPPER VOLTA
Federated
French Overseas Territory of UPPER VOLTA  (Wagadugu)Territoire français d´outre-mer de la HAUTE-VOLTA (fr)  (Ouagadougou)
URUNDI
Kingdom of URUNDI [Belgian Residency]  (Kitega [a] + Usumbura [r])Royaume de l´URUNDI (fr) + Koninkrijk OEROENDI (nl)  (Kitega + Usumbura)
WESTERN NIGERIA
Federated
WESTERN Region of Nigeria  (Ibadan)WESTERN Region of Nigeria (en)  (Ibadan)

48 Federated or Regionalized Polities


Territories & Dependencies


ADJACENT ISLANDS
Autonomous Districts of ADJACENT ISLANDS  (Ponta Delgada + Horta)Distritos Autónomos das ILHAS ADJACENTES (pt)  (Ponta Delgada + Horta)
ALEXANDRIA
Urban Governorate of ALEXANDRIA  (Alexandria)Muhafazah AL-ISKANDARIYAH : محافظة الإسكندرية (ar) + Governorate of ALEXANDRIA (en)  (Alexandria)
ANGLO-EGYPTIAN SUDAN
Governorate-General of the Condominium of ANGLO-EGYPTIAN SUDAN  (Khartoum)Condominium of ANGLO-EGYPTIAN SUDAN (en) + Imarat AS-SUDAN AL-ANGELAZY AL-MASRI : عمارات السودان الإنجليزي المصري (ar)  (Khartoum)
BASUTOLAND BECHUANALAND AND SWAZILAND
High Commission for Basutoland the Bechuanaland Protectorate and Swaziland : BASUTOLAND BECHUANALAND AND SWAZILAND  (Maseru)High Commission for Basutoland the Bechuanaland Protectorate and Swaziland : BASUTOLAND BECHUANALAND AND SWAZILAND (en)  (Maseru)
BELGIAN CONGO
BELGIAN CONGO Colony [Belgian Congo and Ruanda-Urundi]  (Leopoldville)Colonie du CONGO BELGE (fr) + Kolonie van BELGISCH-CONGO (nl)  (Léopoldville)
BLUE LINE AREA
Blue Line Area in CENTRAL ELEMI Triangle  (Liwan)Blue Line Area in CENTRAL ELEMI Triangle (en) + Eradhi ELEMI AL-WASTA ASH-SHAMAL : شمال إيليمي المنطقة الوسطى (ar)  (Liwan)
BRITISH CAMEROONS
BRITISH CAMEROONS Territory [United Nations Trust Territory of the Cameroons under British Administration administered from Nigeria]  (Buea)United Nations Trust Territory of the CAMEROONS under British Administration (en)  (Buea)
BRITISH SOMALILAND
Province of BRITISH SOMALILAND [British Protectorate]  (Hargeisa)BRITISH SOMALILAND Protectorate (en)  (Hargeisa)
BRITISH TOGOLAND
Administration of BRITISH TOGOLAND [United Nations Trust Territory administered from Gold Coast]  (Ho)Administration of BRITISH TOGOLAND (en)  (Ho)
CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
Portuguese Colony of CAPE VERDE ISLANDS  (Praia)Colônia das ILHAS DO CABO VERDE (pt)  (Vila da Praia)
COMORO ARCHIPELAGO
French Overseas Territory of the COMORO ARCHIPELAGO  (Dzaoudzi)Territoire d´outre-mer français de l´ARCHIPEL DES COMORES (fr)  (Dzaoudzi)
ELEMI TRIANGLE
ELEMI TRIANGLE Zone [Ugandan Administration of the Sudanese Zone]  (Kamachia)ELEMI TRIANGLE Zone (en) + Eradi ILEMI : أراضي يليمي (ar)  (Kamachia)
ERITREA
British Military Administration of ERITREA [British Protectorate]  (Asmara)British Military Administration of ERITREA (en)  (Asmara)
FEZZAN
French Military Territory of FEZZAN [under United Nations Administration for Libya]  (Sabha)Territoire militaire français du FEZZAN (fr)  (Sebha)
FRENCH ALGERIA
Governorate-General of ALGERIA  (Algiers [a])Gouvernorat-général de l´ALGÉRIE (fr)  (Alger)
FRENCH CAMEROON
Territory of FRENCH CAMEROON [United Nations Trust Territory under French Administration]  (Yaounde)Territoire du CAMEROUN (fr)  (Yaoundé)
FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA
FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA Federation  (Brazzaville)Fédération d´AFRIQUE-ÉQUATORIALE FRANÇAISE (fr)  (Brazzaville)
FRENCH MADAGASCAR
French Overseas Territory of MADAGASCAR  (Tananarive)Territoire français d´outre-mer de MADAGASCAR (fr)  (Tananarive)
FRENCH MOROCCO
French Protectorate in the Sharifi Empire of MOROCCO  (Rabat)Protectorat français dans l´Empire chérifien : Protectorat français au MAROC (fr) + Himaïet Fransa fi el-MAGHREB : حماية فرنسا للمغرب (ar)  (Rabat)
FRENCH SOMALI COAST
French Somaliland Overseas Territory : FRENCH SOMALI COAST  (Jibuti)Territoire d´outre-mer de la CÔTE FRANÇAISE DES SOMALIS (fr)  (Djibouti)
FRENCH WEST AFRICA
Federation of FRENCH WEST AFRICA  (Dakar)Fédération de l´AFRIQUE OCCIDENTALE FRANÇAISE (fr)  (Dakar)
GAMBIA
GAMBIA Colony and Protectorate  (Bathurst)GAMBIA Colony and Protectorate (en)  (Bathurst)
GHADAMES
Military Territory of GHADAMES  (Ghadames)Territoire militaire de GHADAMÈS (fr)  (Ghadamès)
GOLD COAST AND DEPENDENCIES
Crown Colony of the GOLD COAST and its Dependencies  (Accra)Crown Colony of the GOLD COAST and its Dependencies (en)  (Accra)
ILLUBABOR
ILLUBABOR Province [British Zone of Influence]  (Gorie)ILUBABOR Tekilayi Ghizati : ኢሉባቦር ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am) + ILLUBABOR Province (en)  (Gore)
KENYA
Colony and Protectorate of KENYA  (Nairobi)Colony of Kenya and Protectorate of KENYA (en)  (Nairobi)
KENYA COAST
KENYA Protectorate [Coastal Domains of Zanzibar]  (Mombasa)KENYA Protectorate (en)  (Mombasa)
LIBYA
United Nations Commission of LIBYA  (Tripoli [a] + Benghazi [a])United Nations Commission of LIBYA (en) + Commission des Nations Unies pour la LIBYE (fr) + Lajnat al-´Umam al-Mutahidat fi LIBIYA : لجنة الأمم المتحدة في ليبيا (ar)  (Tripoli + Benghazi)
MALTA
Self-Government of the British Crown Colony of MALTA  (Valletta [a] + Casal Attard [r] + Siggiewi [s])British Crown Colony of MALTA (en)  (Valletta + Casal Attard + Città Ferdinand)
MAURITIUS
British Colony of MAURITIUS  (Port Louis [a] + Reduit in Moka [r])British Colony of MAURITIUS (en)  (Port Louis + Reduit)
NIGERIA
Colony and Protectorate of NIGERIA  (Lagos)Colony and Protectorate of NIGERIA (en)  (Lagos)
NORTHERN RHODESIA
British Protectorate of NORTHERN RHODESIA  (Lusaka)British Protectorate of NORTHERN RHODESIA (en)  (Lusaka)
NYASALAND
NYASALAND Protectorate  (Zomba)NYASALAND Protectorate (en)  (Zomba)
OCCUPIED ITALIAN SOMALILAND
British Administration of OCCUPIED ITALIAN SOMALILAND  (Mogadishu)British Administration of OCCUPIED ITALIAN SOMALILAND (en) + Amministrazione britannica di SOMALIA ITALIANA OCCUPATA (it)  (Mogadishu)
PORTUGUESE EAST AFRICA
Governorate-General of the PORTUGUESE EAST AFRICA Colony [Portuguese Mozambique Colony]  (Lourenzo Marques)Colônia de ÁFRICA ORIENTAL PORTUGUESA (pt)  (Lourenço Marques)
PORTUGUESE GUINEA
Colony of PORTUGUESE GUINEA  (Bissau)Colônia da GUINÉ PORTUGUESA (pt)  (Bissau)
PORTUGUESE WEST AFRICA
Governorate-General of the PORTUGUESE WEST AFRICA Colony [Angola Colony]  (New Lisbon)Colônia de AFRICA DEL OESTE PORTUGUÊS (pt)  (Nova Lisboa)
REUNION
French Overseas Department of REUNION  (Saint Denis of the Reunion)Département d´outre-mer français de la RÉUNION (fr)  (Saint-Denis de la Réunion)
RUANDA-URUNDI
Province of RUANDA-URUNDI [United Nations Trust Territory administered from Belgian Congo]  (Usumbura)Province du RUANDA-URUNDI (fr) + Provincie ROEANDA-OEROENDI (nl)  (Usumbura)
SAINT HELENA AND DEPENDENCIES
British Crown Colony of SAINT HELENA AND DEPENDENCIES  (Jamestown)British Crown Colony of SAINT HELENA AND DEPENDENCIES (en)  (Jamestown)
SAINT HELENA DOMAIN
French National Domain on SAINT HELENA ISLAND [Longwood House and Valley of the Tomb]  (Longwood House)Domaine national de SAINTE-HÉLÈNE (fr)  (Longwood House)
SAINT THOMAS AND PRINCE
Portuguese Colony of SAINT THOMAS AND PRINCE  (Saint Thomas)Colônia portuguesa de SÃO TOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE (pt)  (São Tomé)
SEYCHELLES ISLANDS AND DEPENDENCIES
British Crown Colony of SEYCHELLES ISLANDS AND DEPENDENCIES  (Port Victoria)British Crown Colony of SEYCHELLE ISLAND AND DEPENDENCIES (en)  (Port Victoria)
SIERRA LEONE
SIERRA LEONE Colony and Protectorate  (Freetown)SIERRA LEONE Colony and Protectorate (en)  (Freetown)
SIMONSTOWN
British Naval Base of SIMON´S TOWN  (Simon´s Town)Naval Base SIMON´S TOWN (en)  (Simon´s Town)
SOUTH WEST AFRICA
Territory of SOUTH WEST AFRICA [United Nations Trusteeship of South West Africa rejected by South Africa]  (Windhoek)Gebied van SUIDWES-AFRIKA (af) + Territory of SOUTH WEST AFRICA (en) + Gebied van ZUIDWEST-AFRIKA (nl) + Gebiet SÜDWESTAFRIKA (de)  (Windhoek)
SOUTHERN RHODESIA
British Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA  (Salisbury)British Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA (en)  (Salisbury)
SPANISH GUINEA
Colony of SPANISH GUINEA  (Santa Isabel [a])Colonia de GUINEA ESPAÑOLA (es)  (Santa Isabel)
SPANISH MOROCCO
Spanish High Commission in MOROCCO [Spanish Protectorate of Morocco]  (Tetuan)Alto Comisionado español en Marruecos : Protectorado español de MARRUECOS (es)  (Tetuán)
SUEZ CANAL ZONE
SUEZ CANAL Zone [Suez Canal Company]  (Port Suez + (Alexandria))Suez Canal Company : SUEZ CANAL ZONE (en) + Compagnie du Canal de Suez : ZONE DU CANAL DE SUEZ (fr) + Muhafazah QANAT AS-SUWAIS : محافظة قناة السويس (ar)  (Port Suez + (Alexandria))
TANGANYIKA
TANGANYIKA Territory [United Nations Trust Territory under British administration]  (Dar Es Salaam)Territory of TANGANYIKA (en)  (Dar Es Salaam)
UGANDA
UGANDA Colony  (Entebbe)UGANDA Colony (en)  (Entebbe)

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International Organisations or Groupings (selective list)


ARAB LEAGUE
Organisation
League of Arab States : ARAB LEAGUE  (Cairo)Jāmiʻat AD-DUWAL AL-ʻARABIYYA : جامعة الدول العربية (ar)  (Al-Qahirah) SG Abdel Rahman Azzam Pasha (eg)
BRITISH WEST AFRICA
Organisation
BRITISH WEST AFRICAN Territories  (Lagos + Freetown + Bathurst + Accra + Kumasi)BRITISH WEST AFRICAN Territories (en)  (Lagos + Freetown + Bathurst + Accra + Kumasi) King George VI
KENYA-UGANDA TANGANYIKA
Organisation
British East African Territories : East African High Commission of KENYA-UGANDA TANGANYIKA  (Arusha)British East African Territories : East African High Commission of KENYA-UGANDA TANGANYIKA (en)  (Arusha) King George VI
MOROCCO-AMERICA
Organisation
MOROCCAN-AMERICAN Treaty of Friendship  (Rabat + Washington-District of Columbia)MOROCCAN-AMERICAN Treaty of Friendship (en) + Mueahadat al-Sadaqat AL-MAGHRIBAT AL-´AMRIKIA : معاهدة الصداقة المغربية الأمريكية (ar)  (Rabat + Washington-District of Columbia) Chiefs of States
ORIENTAL ORTHODOXISM
Organisation
Old Oriental Churches : ORIENTAL ORTHODOX Churches  (Alexandria + Echmiadzin)Ekklisia Nremkimi Northodozots : ENN - Ϯⲉⲕ̀ⲕⲗⲏⲥⲓⲁ ̀ⲛⲣⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ ̀ⲛⲟⲣⲑⲟⲇⲟⲝⲟⲥ (cop)  (Alexandria + Echmiadzin) Pope Joseph II (eg)

5 Organisations & Groupings (selective list)

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 General Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   * Rulers.org, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 General Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

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