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1943-SEP-08



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


Independent & Semi-Independent Polities


AUSTRALIA
SDN Member
Commonwealth of AUSTRALIA  (Canberra)Commonwealth of AUSTRALIA (en)  (Canberra) King George VI
FRIENDLY ISLANDS
De facto Semi-Independent
Kingdom of TONGA : British Protected State of the Friendly Islands  (Nukualofa)Kingdom of TONGA (en) + Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo TONGA (to)  (Nukualofa) Queen Charlotte Tupou III
NEW ZEALAND
SDN Member
British Dominion of NEW ZEALAND  (Wellington)British Dominion of NEW ZEALAND (en)  (Wellington) King George VI

3 Polities


Rebel Entities & Governments in Exile



0 Rebel Entity


Protectorates & Mandates


BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS
BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS Protectorate  (Tulagi)BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS Protectorate (en)  (Tulagi)
COOK ISLANDS
New Zealand Territory of COOK ISLANDS  (Avarua)Territory of COOK ISLANDS (en)  (Avarua)
FRIENDLY ISLANDS
De facto Semi-Independent
Kingdom of TONGA : British Protected State of the Friendly Islands  (Nukualofa)Kingdom of TONGA (en) + Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo TONGA (to)  (Nukualofa)
NEW HEBRIDES
Anglo-Free French Condominium of NEW HEBRIDES  (Port Vila)Anglo-Free French Condominium of NEW HEBRIDES (en) + Condominium anglo-français libre des NOUVELLES-HÉBRIDES (fr)  (Port Vila)
NIUE
New Zealand Residency of NIUE  (Alofi)Island of NIUE (en)  (Alofi)
SOUTH SEAS ISLANDS
SOUTH SEAS Agency [League of Nations Mandate unrecognized by Japan]  (Koror)NAN''YŌ-Guntō : 南洋群島 (ja)  (Korōru)
WESTERN PACIFIC ISLANDS
British Military Administration of THE WESTERN PACIFIC ISLANDS  (Suva)British Military Administration of THE WESTERN PACIFIC ISLANDS (en)  (Suva)
WESTERN SAMOA
New Zealand Administration of the League of Nations Mandate on WESTERN SAMOA  (Apia)League of Nations Mandate on WESTERN SAMOA (en) + Teritori o SAMOA I SISIFO (sm)  (Apia)

8 Protected Entities


Territories & Dependencies


AITUTAKI
New Zealand-American Station of AITUTAKI  (Arutanga)New Zealand-American Station of AITUTAKI (en)  (Arutanga)
AMERICAN SAMOA
United States Naval Station of AMERICAN SAMOA  (Pago Pago)United States Naval Station of AMERICAN SAMOA (en)  (Pago Pago)
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL Territory  (Canberra)AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL Territory (en)  (Canberra)
BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS
BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS Protectorate  (Tulagi)BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS Protectorate (en)  (Tulagi)
CANTON AND ENDERBURY ISLANDS
Anglo-American Condominium of CANTON AND ENDERBURY ISLANDS  (Canton Island)Anglo-American Condominium of CANTON AND ENDERBURY ISLANDS (en)  (Canton Island)
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK MONUMENT
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK MONUMENT on Kealakekua Bay  (Captain James Cook Monument)CAPTAIN JAMES COOK MONUMENT on Kealakekua Bay (en)  (Captain James Cook Monument)
CAROLINE ISLAND
British Leased CAROLINE ISLAND  (Caroline)CAROLINE ISLAND Atoll (en)  (Caroline)
CLIPPERTON ISLAND
United States Occupied CLIPPERTON ISLAND  (Port Hueneme)Atoll of CLIPPERTON ISLAND (en)  (Port Hueneme)
COOK ISLANDS
New Zealand Territory of COOK ISLANDS  (Avarua)Territory of COOK ISLANDS (en)  (Avarua)
ELLICE ISLANDS
American Occupied ELLICE ISLANDS Group  (Vaiaku on Fongafale in Funafuti)ELLICE ISLANDS Group (en)  (Vaiaku on Fongafale in Funafuti)
FANNING ISLAND
Allied Occupied FANNING ISLAND  (English Harbour)Allied Occupied FANNING ISLAND (en)  (English Harbour)
FLINT ISLAND
British Leased FLINT ISLAND  (Flint)British Leased FLINT ISLAND (en)  (Flint)
GILBERT ISLANDS
Japanese Occupied Commandment of GILBERT ISLANDS  (Tapiri)GIRUBATO SHOTO no Imashime : ギルバート諸島 の戒め (ja)  (Tapiri)
GUAM ISLAND
Japanese Military Governorate of the GREAT SHRINE ISLAND : Occupied Territory of Guam  (Akashi)OOMIYA-SHIMA Gunjigyōsei : おおみや 諸島 軍事行政 (ja)  (Akashi-Shi)
GUANO ISLANDS
GUANO ISLANDS United States Unincorporated Possessions  ((Washington-District of Columbia))GUANO ISLANDS United States Unincorporated Possessions (en)  ((Washington-District of Columbia))
HAWAII
Territory of HAWAII  (Honolulu)Territory of HAWAII (en)  (Honolulu)
MINOR ISLANDS
New Zealand MINOR ISLANDS  ((Wellington))New Zealand MINOR ISLANDS (en)  ((Wellington))
NAURU
Japan Occupied Island of NAURU  (Makwa)NAURU Shima : ナウル島 (ja)  (Makwa)
NEW CALEDONIA AND DEPENDENCIES
Free French Colony of NEW CALEDONIA AND DEPENDENCIES  (Numea)Colonie française libre de NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE ET DÉPENDANCES (fr)  (Nouméa)
NEW GUINEA
Joint administered Territory of NEW GUINEA  (Port Moresby)Joint administered Territory of NEW GUINEA (en)  (Port Moresby)
NEW GUINEA
Japanese Occupied Territory of NEW GUINEA ISLANDS  (Rabaul)NIYUGINIA SHIMA no Ryodo : ニューギニア島の領土 (ja)  (Rabauru)
NEW HEBRIDES
Anglo-Free French Condominium of NEW HEBRIDES  (Port Vila)Anglo-Free French Condominium of NEW HEBRIDES (en) + Condominium anglo-français libre des NOUVELLES-HÉBRIDES (fr)  (Port Vila)
NIUE
New Zealand Residency of NIUE  (Alofi)Island of NIUE (en)  (Alofi)
NORFOLK ISLAND
Australian Territory of NORFOLK ISLAND  (Kingston)Australian Territory of NORFOLK ISLAND (en)  (Kingston)
NORTHERN TERRITORY
Authorities of NORTHERN TERRITORY  (Darwin + Alice Springs)Authorities of NORTHERN TERRITORY (en)  (Darwin + Alice Springs)
OCEAN ISLAND
District of OCEAN ISLAND [Japanese Occupation]  (Tabiang)ŌSHAN SHIMA Chiku : オーシャン島 地区 (ja)  (Tabiang)
PACIFIC AND THE FAR EAST
French Territory of THE PACIFIC AND THE FAR EAST  (Papeete)Territoire français du PACIFIQUE ET de l''EXTRÊME-ORIENT (fr)  (Pape''ete)
SOUTH DUTCH NEW GUINEA
SOUTH DUTCH NEW GUINEA District administered by the Dutch Government in Exile  (Merauke)ZUID HOLLANDS NIEUW-GUINEA  (Merauke)
SOUTH EASTERN PAPUA
SOUTH EASTERN Division  (Alotau)SOUTH EASTERN Division (en)  (Alotau)
SOUTH SEAS ISLANDS
SOUTH SEAS Agency [League of Nations Mandate unrecognized by Japan]  (Koror)NAN''YŌ-Guntō : 南洋群島 (ja)  (Korōru)
WAKE ISLAND
Japan Occupied WAKE ISLAND  (Wake Island)Nihon OOTORI SHIMA : おおとりしま (ja)  (Otori Jima)
WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS
Free French Colony of WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS  (Mata-Utu on Uvea)Colonie française libre des ÎLES WALLIS ET FUTUNA (fr)  (Mata-Utu sur Uvéa)
WEST ISLAND AND DIRECTION ISLAND
Allied Military Administration of WEST ISLAND AND DIRECTION ISLAND  (Bantam Village on West Island)Allied Military Administration of WEST ISLAND AND DIRECTION ISLAND (en)  (Bantam Village on West Island)
WESTERN PACIFIC ISLANDS
British Military Administration of THE WESTERN PACIFIC ISLANDS  (Suva)British Military Administration of THE WESTERN PACIFIC ISLANDS (en)  (Suva)
WESTERN SAMOA
New Zealand Administration of the League of Nations Mandate on WESTERN SAMOA  (Apia)League of Nations Mandate on WESTERN SAMOA (en) + Teritori o SAMOA I SISIFO (sm)  (Apia)

35 Territories & Dependencies



International Organisations or Groupings (selective list)



0 Organisation ou Grouping (selective list)

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 Main 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.

 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.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.

 




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