1956-NOV-01



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


Independent & Semi-Independent Polities



0 Polity (0 member of the International Community)


Rebel Entities & Governments in Exile



0 Rebel Entity


Protectorates & Mandates



0 Protected Entity


Federated & Regionalised Polities



0 Federated or Regionalized Polity


Territories & Dependencies


ANTARCTICA AND SOUTH ATLANTIC ISLANDS
Sector of ANTARTICA AND SOUTH ATLANTIC ISLANDS [Disputed]  (King George + Jubany Station + General Bernardo O´Higgins Riquelme Base)Sector of ANTARTICA AND SOUTH ATLANTIC ISLANDS (en) + Sector del ANTÁRTICA Y LAS ISLAS DEL ATLÁNTICO SUR (es)  (King George + Base Jubany + Base General Bernardo O´Higgins Riquelme)
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Division  ((Kingston) + Heard Island [q])AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC Division (en)  ((Kingston) + Heard Island)
BOUVET ISLAND
Norwegian Dependency of BOUVET ISLAND  (Cape Circoncision [v])Avhengighet Norske BOUVETØYA (nb) + Avhengighet Norske BOUVET-ØYA (nn)  (Kapp Circoncision)
CHILEAN ANTARCTICA
Zone of CHILEAN ANTARCTICA [Chilean Claim]  ((Puerto Williams))Zona de la ANTÁRTICA CHILENA : Zona Sur (es)  ((Puerto Williams))
FILCHNER-RONNE ICE-SHELF AND SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS
Disputed British-Argentinian Zone of FILCHNER-RONNE ICE-SHELF AND SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS  (Orcadas + (Signy))Zone of FILCHNER-RONNE ICE-SHELF AND SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS (en) + Zona del BANCO DE HIELO FILCHNER-RONNE Y ISLAS ORCADAS DEL SUR (es)  (Orcadas + (Signy))
FRENCH SOUTHERN AND ANTARCTIC LANDS
Overseas Territory of FRENCH SOUTHERN AND ANTARCTIC LANDS  ((Paris) + (Saint Denis of the Reunion) + Port Aux Francais [v] + Dumont D´Urville Station [v])Territoire d´outre-mer des TERRES AUSTRALES ET ANTARCTIQUES FRANÇAISES (fr)  ((Paris) + (Saint-Denis de la Réunion) + Port-aux-Français + Base Antarctique Dumont d´Urville)
MARIE BYRD LAND
United States Territory of MARIE BYRD LAND [Deep Freeze Operation of the United States Missions to Antarctica]  ((Eights Coast))United States Territory of MARIE BYRD LAND (en)  ((Eights Coast))
PETER THE FIRST ISLAND
Norwegian Dependency of PETER THE FIRST ISLAND  ((Oslo))Norsk avhengighet av Peter den Første øya : PETER EIN ØY (nb) + Norsk avhengighet av Peter den Første øya : PETER EIN ØY (nn)  ((Oslo))
QUEEN MAUD LAND
Norwegian External Territory of QUEEN MAUD LAND  (Maudheim)Norsk DRONNING MAUDS LAND (nb) + Norsk DRONNING MAUDS LAND (nn)  (Maudheim)
ROSS
New Zealand Antarctic Territory of ROSS DEPENDENCY  (Discovery Hut)ROSS Dependency (en)  (Discovery Hut)
SOUTH POLE
SOUTH POLE Zone  (Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station)SOUTH POLE Zone (en)  (Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station)
WESTERN ELLSWORTH LAND
Sector in WESTERN ELLSWORTH LAND  ((Port Stanley) + (Puerto Williams))Sector in WESTERN ELLSWORTH LAND (en) + Sector en la TIERRA DE ELLSWORTH OCCIDENTAL (es)  ((Port Stanley) + (Puerto Williams))

12 Territories & Dependencies



International Organisations or Groupings (selective list)



0 Organisation ou Grouping (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.

    + the other sources are added according to the consulted entity.

 




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