1962-FEB-27



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


Independent & Semi-Independent Polities


AFRICAN STATES
De facto Independent
Union of AFRICAN STATES [Ghana-Guinea-Mali Union]  (Accra)Union of AFRICAN STATES (en) + Union des ÉTATS AFRICAINS (fr)  (Accra) President Kwame Nkrumah
ALGERIA-IN-EXILE
RebellionExile
ALGERIAN Republic [Provisional Government-in-Exile]  (Tunis x + Ouzellaguen g + (Algiers) c)Gouvernement provisoire de la République ALGÉRIENNE (fr) + Al-Hukumat al-Muaqatat lil-Jumhuriyat AL-DJAZAIRIYAH : الحكومة المؤقتة للجمهورية الجزائرية (ar)  (Tūnis + Ouzellaguen + (Alger)) President Benyoucef Benkhedda
BUGANDA
De facto Semi-IndependentRebellion
Independent Kingdom of BUGANDA [Nominally Independent Self-declared State]  (Mengo)Kingdom of BUGANDA (en) + Ufalme wa BUGANDA (sw) + Obwakabaka bwa BUGANDA (lg)  (Mengo) King Mutesa II
CAMEROON
UNO Member
Federal Republic of CAMEROON  (Yaounde)République fédérale du CAMEROUN (fr) + Federal Republic of CAMEROON (en)  (Yaoundé) President Ahmadou Ahidjo
CENTRAL-AFRICAN
UNO Member
Central African Republic : CAR  (Bangui)République CENTRAFRICAINE (fr)  (Bangui) President David Dacko
CHAD
UNO Member
Republic of CHAD  (Fort Lamy)Jumhūriyyat TSHĀD : جمهورية تشاد (ar) + République du TCHAD (fr)  (Fort Lamy) Francois Tombalbaye
COMORO ARCHIPELAGO
De facto Semi-Independent
State of the COMORO ARCHIPELAGO  (Moroni)État de l´ARCHIPEL DES COMORES (fr)  (Moroni) President Charles de Gaulle
CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE
UNO Member
Republic of CONGO  (Brazzaville a)République du CONGO (fr)  (Brazzaville) President Father Fulbert Youlou
CONGO-LEOPOLDVILLE
UNO Member
Republic of THE CONGO [United Nations Organization in the Congo-ONUC]  (Leopoldville)République du CONGO (fr)  (Léopoldville) President Joseph Kasavubu
DAHOMEY
UNO Member
Republic of DAHOMEY  (Porto Novo a + Cotonou lnq)République du DAHOMEY (fr)  (Porto Novo + Cotonou) President Hubert Maga
ETHIOPIA-ERITREA
UNO Member
Federation of ETHIOPIA AND ERITREA [Ethiopian-Eritrean Federation]  (Addis Ababa)ITYOP´PYA-YE´ERITIRA Fēdērēshini : ኢትዮጵያ-የኤርትራ ፌዴሬሽን (am) + ITIYOP´IYA-ERTRA : ኢትዮጵያ-ኤርትራ (ti) + Al-Ittihad ´IITHYUBIA WA´IIRITRIA : اتحاد إثيوبيا وإريتريا (ar)  (Addis Abeba) Emperor Ras Tafari Haile Selassie I
FRENCH ALGERIA
De facto IndependentRebellion
Executive Council of the Rally for French Algeria : Secret Army Organization : OAS  (Algerian Maquis)Conseil exécutif du Ralliement pour l´Algérie française : Organisation de l´Armée Secrète : OAS (fr)  (Maquis Algérien) General Raoul Salan
GABON
UNO Member
GABONESE Republic  (Libreville)République GABONAISE (fr)  (Libreville) President Leon Mba
GHANA
UNO Member
Republic of GHANA  (Accra)Republic of GHANA (en)  (Accra) President Kwame Nkrumah
GUINEA
UNO Member
Republic of GUINEA  (Conakry)République de GUINÉE (fr)  (Conakry) President Ahmed Sekou Toure
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
IVORY COAST
UNO Member
Republic of IVORY COAST  (Abidjan a)République de CÔTE D´IVOIRE (fr)  (Abidjan) President Felix Houphouet-Boigny
KATANGA
De facto IndependentRebellion
Independent State of KATANGA  (Elisabethville)État libre du KATANGA (fr) + Inchi ya KATANGA (sw) + Leta ya KATANGA (kg) + Leta ya KATANGA (lu)  (Elisabethville) President Moise Tshombe
LIBERIA
UNO Member
Republic of LIBERIA  (Monrovia)Republic of LIBERIA (en)  (Monrovia) President William Tubman
LIBYA
UNO Member
United Kingdom of LIBYA [United Libyan Kingdom]  (Tripoli a + Benghazi a + El Beida by + Tobruk b)Al-Mamlaka al-LIBIYA al-Motahidda : المملكة الليبية المتحدة (ar) + Regno Unito di LIBIA (it)  (Tarābulus + Binġāzī + Al-Bayda´ + Tubruq) King Idris I
MADAGASCAR
UNO Member
MALAGASY Republic  (Tananarive)Repoblika MALAGASY (mg) + République MALGACHE (fr)  (Tananarive) President Philibert Tsiranana
MALI
UNO Member
Republic of MALI  (Bamako)République du MALI (fr)  (Bamako) President Modibo Keita
MAURITANIA
UNO Member
Islamic Republic of MAURITANIA  (Nouakchott)Al-Jumhūriyyah al-Islāmiyyah al-MŪRĪTĀNIYYAH : الجمهورية الإسلامية الموريتانية (ar) + République islamique de MAURITANIE (fr)  (Nuwakshut) President Moktar Ould Daddah
MOROCCO
UNO Member
Kingdom of MOROCCO  (Rabat a)Al Mamlakatu´l-MAGHRIBIYA : المملكة المغربية (ar)  (Ar-Rabat) King Hassan II
NIGER
UNO Member
Republic of NIGER  (Niamey)République du NIGER (fr)  (Niamey) President Hamani Diori
NIGERIA
UNO Member
Dominion of the Federation of NIGERIA  (Lagos)Federation of NIGERIA (en)  (Lagos) Queen Elizabeth II
RHODESIA AND NYASALAND
De facto Semi-Independent
Federation of RHODESIA AND NYASALAND [Central African Federation]  (Salisbury + Zomba)Federation of RHODESIA AND NYASALAND : Central African Federation (en)  (Salisbury + Zomba) Queen Elizabeth II
SENEGAL
UNO Member
Republic of SENEGAL  (Dakar)République du SÉNÉGAL (fr)  (Dakar) President Leopold Sedar Senghor
SIERRA LEONE
UNO Member
Dominion of SIERRA LEONE  (Freetown)Dominion of SIERRA LEONE (en)  (Freetown) Queen Elizabeth II
SOMALIA
UNO Member
SOMALI Republic  (Mogadishu)Jamhuuriyadda SOOMAALIYA (so) + Jumhūriyyat aṣ-ṢŪMĀL : جمهورية الصومال (ar) + Repubblica SOMALA (it)  (Muqdisho) President Aden Abdullah Osman Daar
SOUTH AFRICA
UNO Member
Republic of South Africa : RSA  (Pretoria ae + Cape Town l + Bloemfontein j)Republiek van SUID-AFRIKA (af) + Republic of SOUTH AFRICA (en)  (Pretoria + Kaapstad + Bloemfontein) State President Charles Robberts Swart
SOUTH WEST AFRICA-SWAPO
UNO Observer
South West African People´s Organization : SWAPO [United Nations Trusteeship of Occupied South West Africa]  (New York City x)United Nations Mandate of Occupied SOUTH WEST AFRICA : South West African People´s Organization (en)  (New York City) President Sam Nujoma
SUDAN
UNO Member
Republic of THE SUDAN [Supreme Council for the Armed Forces]  (Khartoum)Jumhuriyat AS-SUDAN : جمهورية السودان (ar) + Republic of THE SUDAN (en)  (Al-Khartum) General Ibrahim Abboud
TANGANYIKA
UNO Member
Dominion of TANGANYIKA  (Dar Es Salaam)Dominion of TANGANYIKA (en)  (Dar-Es-Salaam) Queen Elizabeth II
TOGO
UNO Member
TOGOLESE Republic  (Lome)République TOGOLAISE (fr)  (Lomé) President Sylvanus Olympio
TUNISIA
UNO Member
TUNISIAN Republic  (Tunis)Al-Jumhūriyya at-TŪNISIYYA : الجمهورية التونسية (ar)  (Tūnis) President Habib Bourguiba
UNITED ARAB
UNO Member
United Arab Republic : UAR  (Cairo a + Alexandria r)Al-Jumhuriyah Al-ARABIYA AL-MUTTAHIDDAH - الجمهورية العربية المتحدة (ar)  (Al-Qahirah + Al-Iskandarīyah) President Gamal Abdel Nasser
UPPER VOLTA
UNO Member
Republic of UPPER VOLTA  (Ouagadougou)République de HAUTE-VOLTA (fr)  (Ouagadougou) President Maurice Yameogo
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 Abdullah bin Khalifa

39 Polities (29 members of the International Community)


Rebel Entities & Governments in Exile


ADRAR-TAMANRASSET
Rebellion
Province Seven in ADRAR-TAMANRASSET  (Adrar-Tamanrasset)Wilaya SEPT (fr) + Wilaya as-SABEA : الولاية السابعة (ar)  (Adrar-Tamenghest)
ALGERIA-IN-EXILE
RebellionExile
ALGERIAN Republic [Provisional Government-in-Exile]  (Tunis x + Ouzellaguen g + (Algiers) c)Gouvernement provisoire de la République ALGÉRIENNE (fr) + Al-Hukumat al-Muaqatat lil-Jumhuriyat AL-DJAZAIRIYAH : الحكومة المؤقتة للجمهورية الجزائرية (ar)  (Tūnis + Ouzellaguen + (Alger)) President Benyoucef Benkhedda
ALGEROIS
Rebellion
Province Four in ALGEROIS  (Algerois)Wilaya QUATRE (fr) + Wilayat ´ARBEA : ولاية أربعة (ar)  (Al-Djazaïriya)
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
AURES
Rebellion
Province One in AURES  (Aures)Wilaya UNE (fr) + Wilaya WAHIDA : ولاية واحدة (ar)  (Awras)
BANYAMULENGE
Exile
Tutsi Kingdom of BANYARWANDA-in-Exile  (Kampala)Ubwami bw´u BANYARWANDA (rw) + Royaume Tutsi de BANYARWANDA (fr)  (Kampala) King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa
BUGANDA
De facto Semi-IndependentRebellion
Independent Kingdom of BUGANDA [Nominally Independent Self-declared State]  (Mengo)Kingdom of BUGANDA (en) + Ufalme wa BUGANDA (sw) + Obwakabaka bwa BUGANDA (lg)  (Mengo) King Mutesa II
CAMEROON PEOPLES
RebellionExile
Union of Peoples of CAMEROON  (Peking + Cameroon Guerilla)Union des Populations du Cameroun : UPC (fr) + Union of Peoples of Cameroon : UPC (en)  (Pei-Ching + Littoral Camerounais) Ernest Ouandie
CONGO-NATIONAL
Exile
CONGO National Liberation Committee-in-Exile  (Brazzaville)Comité de Libération Nationale du CONGO (fr)  (Brazzaville) Pierre Mulele
FREE ANGOLA
Exile
People´s Movement for the Liberation of Angola : MLPA  (Leopoldville)Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola : MPLA (pt)  (Léopoldville) Jose Eduardo dos Santos
FREE ERITREA
Rebellion
ERITREAN Liberation Front  (Nakfa)Jabhat at-Tahrir al-ERTRY : جبهة التحرير الإريترية (ar) + Eritrean Liberation Front : ELF (en) + Fronte di Liberazione Eritreo : FLE (it)  (Nakfa) Idris Muhammad Adam
FRENCH ALGERIA
De facto IndependentRebellion
Executive Council of the Rally for French Algeria : Secret Army Organization : OAS  (Algerian Maquis)Conseil exécutif du Ralliement pour l´Algérie française : Organisation de l´Armée Secrète : OAS (fr)  (Maquis Algérien) General Raoul Salan
GUINEA AND CAPE VERDE
Exile
African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde : PAIGC  (Conakry x)Partido Africano da Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde : PAIGC (pt)  (Conakry) Amilcar Lopes Cabral
HODNA
Rebellion
Zone of HODNA [rebellion]  (Hodna)HODNA  (Hodna)
KABYLIA
Rebellion
Province Three in KABYLIA  (Ouzellaguen)Wilaya TROIS (fr) + Wilaya THALATHA : ولاية ثلاثة (ar)  (Ouzellaguen)
KATANGA
De facto IndependentRebellion
Independent State of KATANGA  (Elisabethville)État libre du KATANGA (fr) + Inchi ya KATANGA (sw) + Leta ya KATANGA (kg) + Leta ya KATANGA (lu)  (Elisabethville) President Moise Tshombe
KIKUYULAND
Rebellion
KIKUYU Land [Rebellion]  (Mount Kenya)KIKUYU Land (en) + AGÏKÜYÜ (ki)  (Mount Kenya) General China Waruhiu Itote
KSOURS
Rebellion
Zone of KSOURS [rebellion]  (Ksours)Zone des KSOURS (fr) + Mintaqah QOSUR : منطقة قصور (ar)  (Ksour)
MSIMBATI
Micronation
Sultanate of MSIMBATI  (Msimbati)Sultanate of M´SIMBATI (en)  (M´simbati) Sultan Latham Leslie-Moore
NORTH CONSTANTINOIS
Rebellion
Province Two in NORTH CONSTANTINOIS  (North Constantinois)Wilaya DEUX (fr) + Wilayat at-THAANIA : الولاية الثانية (ar)  (Qoussantina Ash-Shamal)
NORTH MALI
Rebellion
ALFELLAGA Tuareg Rebellion of Northern Mali  (Alfellaga)Rébellion touarègue ALFELLAGA du Mali du Nord (fr) + ALFELLAGA (taq)  (Alfellaga) Alfellaga Rebels
SANWI
Exile
Provisional SANWI Government-in-Exile  (Accra)Provisional SANWI Government-in-Exile (en) + Gouvernement SANWI provisoire en Exil (fr) + Ohene SANWI (any)  (Accra) King Amon Ndouffou III
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE
Exile
Committee for the Liberation of SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE  (Libreville)Comitê pela Libertação de SÃO TOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE (pt)  (Libreville) Manuel Pinto da Costa
SOUTH AFRICAN NATIVES
Rebellion
African National Congress : ANC  (Johannesburg)African National Congress : ANC (en)  (Johannesburg) Oliver Reginald Tambo
SOUTH ALGERIA
Rebellion
Province Six in SOUTH  (South Algeria)Wilaya SIX (fr) + Wilaya SITA : ولاية ستة (ar)  (Al-Janoub)
SUK AHRAS
Rebellion
East Base of SUK AHRAS  (Suk Ahras)Base de l´EST (fr) + Al-Qaedat ash-SHARKIA : القاعدة الشرقية (ar)  (Souq Ahras)
WEST ALGERIA
Rebellion
Province Five in WEST  (Tlemsen Mounts)Wilaya CINQ (fr) + Wilaya KHAMSA : ولاية خمسة (ar)  (Djebel Tilimsane)
ZIMBABWE
Rebellion
Zimbabwe African People´s Union : ZAPU  (Bulawayo)Zimbabwe African People´s Union : ZAPU (en)  (Bulawayo) President Joshua Nkomo

28 Rebel Entities


Protectorates & Mandates


ALGERIA
General Delegation of FRENCH ALGERIA  (Algiers)Délégation générale de l´ALGÉRIE FRANÇAISE (fr)  (Alger)
CONGO-LEOPOLDVILLE
UNO Member
Republic of THE CONGO [United Nations Organization in the Congo-ONUC]  (Leopoldville)République du CONGO (fr)  (Léopoldville)
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)
MOMBASA
Self-Governing Municipality of Mombasa : KENYA Protectorate  (Mombasa)Self-Governing Municipality of Mombasa : KENYA Protectorate (en)  (Mombasa)
RUANDA-URUNDI
Territory of RUANDA-URUNDI [United Nations Trust Territory under Belgian administration]  (Bujumbura)Territoire du RUANDA-URUNDI (fr) + Territorium ROEANDA-OEROENDI (nl)  (Bujumbura)
SINAI PENINSULA
United Nations Emergency Force in Sinai Peninsula : UNEF  (Gaza)United Nations Emergency Force in Sinai Peninsula : UNEF (en) + Force d´Urgence des Nations Unies dans la Péninsule du Sinaï : FUNU (fr) + Muḥāfaẓat SĪNĀ´ : واسط سيناء (ar)  (Gazzah)
SOUTH WEST AFRICA-SWAPO
UNO Observer
South West African People´s Organization : SWAPO [United Nations Trusteeship of Occupied South West Africa]  (New York City x)United Nations Mandate of Occupied SOUTH WEST AFRICA : South West African People´s Organization (en)  (New York City)
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)

10 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  (Wau)Mudiriyah BAHR EL-GHAZAL : مديرية بحر الغزال (ar) + Mudirate of BAHR EL GHAZAL (en)  (Wāw)
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 Madani)
BRITISH GAMBIA
BRITISH GAMBIA Colony  (Bathurst)BRITISH GAMBIA Colony (en)  (Bathurst)
BURUNDI
Kingdom of BURUNDI  (Gitega [a] + Bujumbura [r])Royaume du BURUNDI (fr) + Ingoma y´UBURUNDI (rn)  (Gitega + Bujumbura)
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Province  (Cape Town)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Province (en) + KAAPprovinsie (af)  (Kaapstad)
CORISCO AND ELOBEY
Regional District of CORISCO AND ELOBEY  (Puerto Iradier)Distrito regional de CORISCO Y ELOBEY (es)  (Puerto Iradier)
CYRENAICA
Federated
Governorate of CYRENAICA  (Benghazi)Mintaqat AL-BARQAH : منطقة البرقة (ar)  (Binghazi)
DARFUR
Federated
DARFUR Province : Directorate of Darfur  (El Fasher)Mudiriyah DAR FUR : دار فور‎ مديرية‎ (ar) + Mudirate of DAR-FUR (en)  (Al-Fashir)
EAST CAMEROON
Federated
EAST CAMEROON Federal State  (Yaounde)État fédéral du CAMEROUN ORIENTAL (fr) + EAST CAMEROON Federal State (en)  (Yaoundé)
EASTERN
Federated
Autonomous EASTERN Province  (Stanleyville)Province ORIENTALE (fr)  (Stanleyville)
EASTERN NIGERIA
Federated
EASTERN Region  (Enugu)EASTERN Region (en)  (Enugu)
EGYPT
Federated
EGYPTIAN Region  (Cairo)Mintaqah AL-MISRIYYAH : المنطقة المصرية (ar)  (Al-Qahirah)
EQUATOR
Federated
Autonomous Province of EQUATOR  (Coquilhatville)Province autonome de l´ÉQUATEUR (fr)  (Coquilhatville)
EQUATORIA
Federated
EQUATORIA Province : Equatoria Directorate  (Juba)Mudiriyah AL-ISTIWA´IYAH : الاستوائية (ar) + Mudirate of EQUATORIA (en)  (Juba)
ERITREA
Federated
ERITREAN Autonomous State  (Asmara)ERITREAN Autonomous State (en) + Hagere ERETRA : ስቴት ኦፍ ኤሪትሪያ (am) + Hagere ERTRA : ሃገረ ኤርትራ (ti) + Dawlat IRITRĪYA : دولة إرتريا (ar)  (Asmera)
ETHIOPIA
Federated
Imperial State of ETHIOPIA  (Addis Ababa)Mängəstä ITYOP´P´YA : የኢትዮጵያ ንጉሠ ነገሥት መንግሥተ (am)  (Addis Abeba)
FERNANDO POO
Spanish Overseas Province of FERNANDO POO  (Santa Isabel)Provincia española ultramarina de FERNANDO PÓO (es)  (Santa Isabel)
FEZZAN
Federated
Province of FEZZAN  (Sabha)Mintaqat FIZZÂN : منتقة فزان (ar)  (Sabhah)
FUNCHAL
FUNCHAL Overseas District of Portugal : Madeira Islands  (Funchal)Distrito do FUNCHAL (pt)  (Funchal)
HORTA
Autonomous District of HORTA [Western Azores Group]  (Horta)Distrito Autónomo da HORTA (pt)  (Horta)
INNER GAMBIA
GAMBIA Protectorate  (Brikama)GAMBIA Protectorate (en)  (Brikama)
KASAI
Federated
Autonomous Province of KASAI  (Luluaburg)Province autonome du KASAÏ (fr)  (Luluabourg)
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)  (Al-Khartum)
KIVU
Federated
Autonomous Province of KIVU  (Bukavu)Province autonome du KIVU (fr)  (Bukavu)
KORDOFAN
Federated
KORDOFAN Province : Kordofan Directorate  (El Obeid)Mudiriyah KURDUFUN : مديرية كردفان (ar) + Mudirate of KORDOFAN (en)  (Al-Ubayyid)
LEOPOLDVILLE
Federated
Autonomous Province of LEOPOLDVILLE  (Leopoldville)Province autonome de LÉOPOLDVILLE (fr)  (Léopoldville)
MUSINA
Vhavenda Chieftaincy of MUSINA  (Musina)MUSINA District  (Musina)
NATAL
NATAL Province  (Pietermaritzburg)Province of NATAL (en) + Provinsie NATAL (af)  (Pietermaritzburg)
NORTHERN KATANGA
Federated
NORTHERN KATANGA District  (Kamina)District du KATANGA DU NORD (fr)  (Kamina)
NORTHERN NIGERIA
Federated
NORTHERN Region  (Kaduna)NORTHERN Region (en)  (Kaduna)
NORTHERN RHODESIA
Federated
NORTHERN RHODESIA Protectorate  (Lusaka)NORTHERN RHODESIA Protectorate (en)  (Lusaka)
NYASALAND
Federated
NYASALAND Protectorate  (Zomba)NYASALAND Protectorate (en)  (Zomba)
ORANGE FREE STATE
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)
RIO MUNI
Spanish Overseas Province of RIO MUNI  (Bata)Provincia española ultramarina de RÍO MUNI (es)  (Bata)
RUANDA
RWANDAN Republic  (Nyanza)République RUANDAISE (fr) + Republiek RWANDA (nl) + Republika y´u RWANDA (rw)  (Nyanza)
SHAMALIYAH
Federated
NORTHERN Province : Shamaliyah Directorate  (Dongola)Mudiriyah ASH SHAMALIYAH : مديرية الشمالية (ar) + Mudirate of NORTHERN (en)  (Dunqulah)
SOUTH WEST AFRICA
South African Territory of SOUTH WEST AFRICA [Rejected United Nations Trusteeship of South West Africa]  (Windhoek)Gebied van SUIDWES-AFRIKA (af) + Territory of SOUTH WEST AFRICA (en) + Gebied van ZUIDWEST-AFRIKA (nl) + Gebiet SÜDWESTAFRIKA (de)  (Windhoek)
SOUTHERN RHODESIA
Federated
SOUTHERN RHODESIA Colony  (Salisbury)SOUTHERN RHODESIA Colony (en)  (Salisbury)
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
TRANSVAAL Province  (Pretoria)TRANSVAAL Province (en) + Provinsie TRANSVAAL (af)  (Pretoria)
TRIPOLITANIA
Federated
Province of TRIPOLITANIA  (Tripoli)Mintaqat TARĀBULUS : منطقة طرطبلس (ar)  (Tarābulus)
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)
WEST CAMEROON
Federated
WEST CAMEROON Federal State  (Buea)WEST CAMEROON Federal State (en) + État fédéral du CAMEROUN OCCIDENTAL (fr)  (Buea)
WESTERN NIGERIA
Federated
WESTERN Region  (Ibadan)WESTERN Region (en)  (Ibadan)

49 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)
ALGERIA
General Delegation of FRENCH ALGERIA  (Algiers)Délégation générale de l´ALGÉRIE FRANÇAISE (fr)  (Alger)
ANGOLA
Governorate-General of the Portuguese Overseas Province of ANGOLA  (New Lisbon)Província Ultramarina de ANGOLA (pt)  (Nova Lisboa)
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)
BIRAO
Autonomous Subprefecture of BIRAO  (Birao)Sous-Préfecture autonome de BIRAO (fr)  (Birao)
BIZERTE-FERRYVILLE
French Naval Base of the BIZERTE-FERRYVILLE Zone  (Bizerte-Ferryville)Base navale de la Zone de BIZERTE-FERRYVILLE (fr)  (Bizerte-Ferryville)
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)
BORKU-ENNEDI-TIBESTI
French administration of BORKU-ENNEDI-TIBESTI Prefecture  (Faya-Largeau)Préfecture du BORKOU-ENNEDI-TIBESTI (fr) + Aaholu BŪRKŪ INNĪDĪ TIBASTĪ : محافظة منطقة بوركو إنيدي (ar)  (Faya-Largeau)
CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
Portuguese Overseas Province of CAPE VERDE ISLANDS  (Praia)Província ultramarina das ILHAS DO CABO VERDE (pt)  (Vila da Praia)
CAPRIVI STRIP
Native Reserve of CAPRIVI STRIP  (Katima Mulilo)CAPRIVIZIPFEL Inheemse Reservaat (af) + Native Reserve of CAPRIVI STRIP (en)  (Katima Mulilo)
CISKEI
CISKEI Territorial Authority  (Zwelitsha)CISKEI Territoriale Owerheid (af) + CISKEI Territorial Authority (en) + CISKEI (xh)  (Zwelitsha)
ELEMI TRIANGLE
ELEMI TRIANGLE Zone [Kenyan Administration]  (Kamachia)ELEMI TRIANGLE Zone (en) + Eradi ILEMI : أراضي يليمي (ar)  (Kamachia)
FERNANDO POO AND RIO MUNI
Spanish Overseas Provinces of FERNANDO POO AND RIO MUNI [Spanish Equatorial Region]  (Santa Isabel [a])Región Ecuatorial Española : FERNANDO PÓO Y RÍO MUNI (es)  (Santa Isabel)
FRENCH SAHARA
Departments of FRENCH SAHARA  (Colomb-Bechar + Wargla)Départements du SAHARA FRANÇAIS (fr)  (Colomb-Béchar + Ouargla)
FRENCH SOMALI COAST
French Somaliland Overseas Territory : FRENCH SOMALI COAST  (Jibuti)Territoire d´outre-mer de la CÔTE FRANÇAISE DES SOMALIS (fr)  (Djibouti)
GAMBIA
GAMBIA Colony and Protectorate  (Bathurst)GAMBIA Colony and Protectorate (en)  (Bathurst)
IFNI
Spanish Overseas Province of IFNI  (Sidi Ifni)Provincia ultramarina de IFNI (es)  (Sidi Ifni)
KENYA
Colony and Protectorate of KENYA  (Nairobi)Colony of Kenya and Protectorate of KENYA (en)  (Nairobi)
LAGOS
LAGOS Federal Territory  (Lagos)LAGOS Federal Territory (en)  (Lagos)
LUSAMBO
Special Administration of LUSAMBO Territory [Cartel Lulua Dispute between Sankuru and Lomami]  (Lusambo)Administration spéciale du Territoire de LUSAMBO (fr)  (Lusambo)
MALTA
Self-Government of the British Crown Colony of MALTA  (Valletta [a] + Attard [r] + Siggiewi [s])British Crown Colony of MALTA (en) + Awto-Gvern ta´ MALTA (mt)  (Il-Belt Valletta + Ħ´Attard + Is-Siġġiewi Città Ferdinand)
MAURITIUS
British Colony of MAURITIUS  (Port Louis [a] + Reduit in Moka [r])British Colony of MAURITIUS (en)  (Port Louis + Reduit)
MOMBASA
Self-Governing Municipality of Mombasa : KENYA Protectorate  (Mombasa)Self-Governing Municipality of Mombasa : KENYA Protectorate (en)  (Mombasa)
MOZAMBIQUE
Governorate-General of the Portuguese Overseas Province of MOZAMBIQUE  (Lourenzo Marques)Província Ultramarina Portuguesa de MOÇAMBIQUE (pt)  (Lourenço Marques)
NDELE
Autonomous Subprefecture of NDELE  (Ndele)Sous-Préfecture autonome de N´DÉLÉ (fr)  (N´Délé)
NORTHERN CAMEROONS
NORTHERN CAMEROONS Territory  (Gashaka)NORTHERN CAMEROONS Territory (en)  (Gashaka)
PARSLEY ISLAND
Disputed Territory of PARSLEY ISLAND  (Tura)Jazirat TOURAH : جزيرة تورة (ar) + Territorio del ISLA DEL PEREJIL (es)  (Tura)
PORTUGUESE GUINEA
Overseas Province of PORTUGUESE GUINEA  (Bissau)Província Ultramarina da GUINÉ PORTUGUESA (pt)  (Bissau)
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
Territory of RUANDA-URUNDI [United Nations Trust Territory under Belgian administration]  (Bujumbura)Territoire du RUANDA-URUNDI (fr) + Territorium ROEANDA-OEROENDI (nl)  (Bujumbura)
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 DOMAINS
French National Domains on SAINT HELENA  (Longwood House)Domaines nationaux de SAINTE-HÉLÈNE (fr)  (Longwood House)
SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST OF WHYDAH
Dependency of the Viceroyalty of SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST OF WHYDAH [Dahomean Occupation]  (Saint John the Baptist of Whydah)Dépendance de la Vice-Royauté de SAINT-JEAN-BAPTISTE DE OUIDAH (fr) + Forte de SÃO JOÃO BAPTISTA DE AJUDÁ (pt)  (Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Ouidah)
SAINT THOMAS AND PRINCE
Portuguese Overseas Province of SAINT THOMAS AND PRINCE  (Saint Thomas)Província Ultramarina portuguesa de SÃO TOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE (pt)  (São Tomé)
SEYCHELLES ISLANDS
British Crown Colony of SEYCHELLES ISLANDS  (Port Victoria)British Crown Colony of SEYCHELLES ISLANDS (en)  (Port Victoria)
SINAI PENINSULA
United Nations Emergency Force in Sinai Peninsula : UNEF  (Gaza)United Nations Emergency Force in Sinai Peninsula : UNEF (en) + Force d´Urgence des Nations Unies dans la Péninsule du Sinaï : FUNU (fr) + Muḥāfaẓat SĪNĀ´ : واسط سيناء (ar)  (Gazzah)
SOUTH KASAI
Region of SOUTH KASAI  (Bakwanga)Région du SUD-KASAÏ (fr)  (Mbuji-Mayi)
SPANISH SAHARA
SPANISH SAHARA Overseas Province  (El Aaiun)Provincia ultramarina del SÁHARA ESPAÑOL (es)  (El Aaiún)
TONG-TONG TAO
Unclaimed Territory of TONG-TONG TAO  (Tong-Tong + Tao)Territoire de TONG-TONG TAO (fr)  (Tong-Tong + Tao)
TRANSKEI
TRANSKEI Territorial Authority  (Umtata)TRANSKEI Territoriale Owerheid (af) + TRANSKEI Territorial Authority (en) + TRANSKEI (xh)  (Umtata)
TSWANALAND
TSWANALAND Territorial Authority  (Vryburg)TSWANALAND Territoriale Owerheid (af) + TSWANALAND Territorial Authority (en) + TSWANA (tn)  (Vryburg)
UGANDA
UGANDA Colony  (Entebbe)UGANDA Colony (en)  (Entebbe)
UPPER KATANGA
UPPER KATANGA Mining Association  (Kolwezi)Union Minière du HAUT-KATANGA (fr)  (Kolwezi)
VENDALAND
THOHOYANDOU Territorial Authority  (Thohoyandou)THOHOYANDOU Territoriale Owerheid (af) + THOHOYANDOU Territorial Authority (en) + THOHOYANDOU (ve)  (Thohoyandou)

44 Territories & Dependencies



International Organisations or Groupings (selective list)


ACCORD
Organisation
Council of ACCORD : Council of Understanding  (Abidjan)Conseil de l´ENTENTE (fr)  (Abidjan) Felix Houphouet-Boigny (ci)
AFRICAN AND MALAGASY UNION
Organisation
African and Malagasy Union : AMU  (Cotonou + Tananarive + Yaounde)Union Africaine et Malgache : UAM (fr)  (Cotonou + Tananarive + Yaoundé) Brazzaville Group
ARAB LEAGUE
OrganisationUNO Observer
League of Arab States : ARAB LEAGUE  (Cairo)Jāmiʻat AD-DUWAL AL-ʻARABIYYA : جامعة الدول العربية (ar)  (Al-Qahirah) SG Abdel Khalek Hassuna (eg)
ARAB UNITY
Organisation
Council of Arab Economic Unity : CAEU  (Cairo)Cils al-Ouhdh al-Aguetsadah al-Arabiyah : CAEU - مجلس الوحدة الاقتصادية العربية (ar) + Council of Arab Economic Unity : CAEU (en)  (Al-Qahirah) SG Abdel Khalek Hassuna (eg)
BRAZZAVILLE GROUP
Organisation
BRAZZAVILLE GROUP of French-Speaking States  (Brazzaville)Pays Francophones du GROUPE DE BRAZZAVILLE (fr)  (Brazzaville) Brazzaville Group
BRITISH WEST AFRICA
Organisation
BRITISH WEST AFRICAN Territories  (Freetown + Bathurst)BRITISH WEST AFRICAN Territories (en)  (Freetown + Bathurst) Queen Elizabeth II
CASABLANCA GROUP
Organisation
Casablanca Bloc Organization : CASABLANCA GROUP  (Casablanca)Organisation du Bloc de Casablanca : GROUPE DE CASABLANCA (fr) + Casablanca Bloc Organization : CASABLANCA GROUP (en)  (Dar El-Beida) Kwame Nkrumah (gh)
COMMITTEE OF NINE
Organisation
COMMITTEE OF NINE for an African Bank  (Lagos)COMMITTEE OF NINE for an African Bank (en) + COMITÉ DES NEUF pour une Banque africaine (fr)  (Lagos) Romeo Horton (lr)
EAST AFRICA
Organisation
East African Common Services Organization : EACSO  (Arusha)East African Common Services Organization : EACSO (en)  (Arusha) Queen Elizabeth II
MONROVIA GROUP
Organisation
Conference of Monrovian Bloc : MONROVIA GROUP  (Monrovia)Conference of Monrovian Bloc : MONROVIA GROUP  (Monrovia) Leopold Sedar Senghor (sn)
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)  (Ar-Rabat + Washington-District of Columbia) Chiefs of States
ORIENTAL ORTHODOXISM
Organisation
Old Oriental Churches : ORIENTAL ORTHODOX Churches  (Addis Abeba + Echmiadzin)Ekklisia Nremkimi Northodozots : ENN - Ϯⲉⲕ̀ⲕⲗⲏⲥⲓⲁ ̀ⲛⲣⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ ̀ⲛⲟⲣⲑⲟⲇⲟⲝⲟⲥ (cop)  (Addis Abeba + Echmiadzin) Pope Cyril VI (eg)
PORTUGUESE COLONIES
Organisation
Conference of Nationalist Organizations of the Portuguese Colonies : CNOPC  (Casablanca)Conferência das Organizações Nacionalistas das Colónias Portuguesas : CONCP (pt)  (Dar El-Beida) Carlos Gomes Junior (pt)
WEST AFRICAN STATES BANK
Organisation
Central Bank of West African States : CBWAS  (Dakar)Banque Centrale des États de l´Afrique de l´Ouest : BCÉAO (fr)  (Dakar) DG Robert Julienne (fr)

14 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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