1946-JUN-16



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


Independent & Semi-Independent Polities


AUSTRALIA
UNO Member
Commonwealth of AUSTRALIA  (Canberra)Commonwealth of AUSTRALIA (en )n  (Canberra) King George VI
BRITISH WESTERN PACIFIC
De facto Semi-Independent
British Western Pacific High Commission : WESTERN PACIFIC TERRITORIES  (Suva)British Western Pacific High Commission : WESTERN PACIFIC TERRITORIES (en)  (Suva) 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
UNO Member
British Dominion of NEW ZEALAND  (Wellington)British Dominion of NEW ZEALAND (en)  (Wellington) King George VI

4 Polities (2 members of the International Community)


Rebel Entities & Governments in Exile


ANATAHAN
Rebellion
Japanese Resistance in ANATAHAN Island  (Anatahan)ANATAHAN-shima : アナタハン島 (ja) + ANATAHAN Island (en)  (Anatahan) Kazuko Higa
MALAITA
Rebellion
MALAITA Island [Maasina Ruru Movement]  (Areare)MAASINA RULE Movement (en) + Masinga Lo : MA´ASINA RURU (alu)  (´Are´are) Nori Nonooohimae

2 Rebel Entities


Protectorates & Mandates


BRITISH WESTERN PACIFIC
De facto Semi-Independent
British Western Pacific High Commission : WESTERN PACIFIC TERRITORIES  (Suva)British Western Pacific High Commission : WESTERN PACIFIC TERRITORIES (en)  (Suva)
COOK ISLANDS
New Zealand Territory of COOK ISLANDS  (Avarua)Territory of COOK ISLANDS (en)  (Avarua)
DUTCH NEW GUINEA
DUTCH NEW GUINEA Residency  (Hollandia)Residentie HOLLANDS NIEUW-GUINEA (nl)  (Hollandia)
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
Condominium of NEW HEBRIDES  (Port Vila)NEW HEBRIDES Condominium (en) + Condominium des NOUVELLES-HÉBRIDES (fr)  (Port Vila)
PACIFIC ISLANDS
Territory of THE PACIFIC ISLANDS [United States Navy Administration]  ((Agana))United States Navy administered Islands of THE PACIFIC ISLANDS (en)  ((Agaña))
WESTERN SAMOA
Territory of WESTERN SAMOA [League of Nations Mandate under New Zealand Administration]  (Apia)Territory of WESTERN SAMOA (en) + Teritori o SAMOA I SISIFO (sm)  (Apia)

7 Protected Entities


Federated & Regionalised Polities


BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS
BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS Protectorate [British Residency]  (Tulagi)BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS Protectorate (en)  (Tulagi)
ELLICE ISLANDS
ELLICE ISLANDS District  (Vaiaku on Fongafale in Funafuti)ELLICE ISLANDS District (en)  (Vaiaku on Fongafale in Funafuti)
FIJI
British Colony of FIJI  (Suva)British Colony of FIJI (en)  (Suva)
FRENCH SETTLEMENTS OF OCEANIA
Federated
Governorate of the FRENCH SETTLEMENTS OF OCEANIA  (Papeete)Gouvernorat des ÉTABLISSEMENTS FRANÇAIS DE L´OCÉANIE (fr)  (Pape´ete)
GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS
British Crown Colony of GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS  (Bairiki on South Tarawa)British Crown Colony of GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS (en)  (Bairiki on South Tarawa)
GILBERT ISLANDS
GILBERT ISLANDS District  (Bairiki on South Tarawa)GILBERT ISLANDS District (en)  (Bairiki on South Tarawa)
NEW CALEDONIA AND DEPENDENCIES
Federated
French Colony of NEW CALEDONIA AND DEPENDENCIES  (Numea)Colonie française de NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE ET DÉPENDANCES (fr)  (Nouméa)
NEW SOUTH WALES
Federated
State of NEW SOUTH WALES  (Sydney)State of NEW SOUTH WALES (en)  (Sydney)
QUEENSLAND
Federated
State of QUEENSLAND  (Brisbane)State of QUEENSLAND (en)  (Brisbane)
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Federated
State of SOUTH AUSTRALIA  (Adelaide)State of SOUTH AUSTRALIA (en)  (Adelaide)
TASMANIA
Federated
State of TASMANIA  (Hobart)State of TASMANIA (en)  (Hobart)
VICTORIA
Federated
State of VICTORIA  (Melbourne)State of VICTORIA (en)  (Melbourne)
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Federated
State of WESTERN AUSTRALIA  (Perth)State of WESTERN AUSTRALIA (en)  (Perth)

13 Federated or Regionalized Polities


Territories & Dependencies


AMERICAN SAMOA
United States Naval Station of AMERICAN SAMOA  (Pago Pago [q])United States Naval Station of AMERICAN SAMOA (en)  (Pago Pago)
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL Territory  (Canberra)AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL Territory (en)  (Canberra)
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)
COOK ISLANDS
New Zealand Territory of COOK ISLANDS  (Avarua)Territory of COOK ISLANDS (en)  (Avarua)
DUTCH NEW GUINEA
DUTCH NEW GUINEA Residency  (Hollandia)Residentie HOLLANDS NIEUW-GUINEA (nl)  (Hollandia)
GUAM
Territory of GUAM  (Agana)Territory of GUAM (en)  (Agaña)
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
Territory of NAURU  (Makwa)Territory of NAURU (en) + Teritori NAOERO (na)  (Makwa)
NEW HEBRIDES
Condominium of NEW HEBRIDES  (Port Vila)NEW HEBRIDES Condominium (en) + Condominium des NOUVELLES-HÉBRIDES (fr)  (Port Vila)
NORFOLK ISLAND
Australian Territory of NORFOLK ISLAND  (Kingston)Australian Territory of NORFOLK ISLAND (en)  (Kingston)
NORTHERN TERRITORY
Federal Territory of NORTHERN TERRITORY  (Darwin)Federal Territory of NORTHERN TERRITORY (en)  (Darwin)
PACIFIC ISLANDS
Territory of THE PACIFIC ISLANDS [United States Navy Administration]  ((Agana))United States Navy administered Islands of THE PACIFIC ISLANDS (en)  ((Agaña))
PACIFIC OCEAN
High Commission of the Republic in THE PACIFIC OCEAN  (Numea)Haut-Commissariat de la République dans l´OCÉAN PACIFIQUE (fr)  (Nouméa)
PAPUA-NEW GUINEA
Joint administered Territory of PAPUA-NEW GUINEA  (Port Moresby)Territory of PAPUA-NEW GUINEA (en)  (Port Moresby)
WESTERN SAMOA
Territory of WESTERN SAMOA [League of Nations Mandate under New Zealand Administration]  (Apia)Territory of WESTERN SAMOA (en) + Teritori o SAMOA I SISIFO (sm)  (Apia)

18 Territories & Dependencies



International Organisations or 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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