Zones: Timeline

ARAB EMIRATES (Abu Dhabi a + Dubai b Provisional Federation of ARAB EMIRATES :
UNITED ARAB (Cairo a + Alexandria rUNO Member United Arab Republic : UAR : President Anwar El-Sadat
SAUDI ARABIA (Riyadh) UNO Member Kingdom of SAUDI ARABIA : King Faisal

Other Entities with similar names

(Manamah) - (London a + Westminster lr) - (Manamah)

Provisional Federation of ARAB EMIRATES

Flag or logo since 1968-01-01*
Provisional Federation of ARAB EMIRATES (en) + Atihad al-AMARAT ARABIH : الاتحاد المؤقت لدولة الإمارات العربية (ar)
Emblem or Symbol*

Queen Elizabeth II
(ruler of UNITED KINGDOM since 1952-02-06)
Capitals & administrative places*: Abu Dhabi a + Dubai b
(Abu Dhabi + Dubai)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
b site with government buildings
Official & national languages: Arabic (ar) . English (en) .


ARAB EMIRATES Federation of ARAB EMIRATES  (Abu Dhabi + Dubai)

8 Federated Divisions:

ABU DHABI Emirate of ABU DHABI  (Abu Dhabi)Local: Imarat ABU ZABY : إمارة أبو ظبي (ar) + Emirate of ABU DHABI (en)  (Abu Dhabi)
AJMAN Sheikhdom of AJMAN State  (Ajman)Local: Mashaykat UJMAN : المشيخة عجمان (ar) + AJMAN State (en)  (Ajman)
BAHRAIN AND DEPENDENCIES State of BAHRAIN AND DEPENDENCIES [Council State of the British Protected State]  (Manamah)Local: State of BAHRAIN AND DEPENDENCIES (en) + Dawlat AL-BAHRAYN WA TAWABI´HU : دولة البحرين وتبعيات (ar)  (Al-Manamah)
FUJEIRA Sheikhdom of FUJEIRA  (Fujeira)Local: Mashaykat AL-FUJAYRAH : المشيخة من الفجيرة (ar) + Sheikhdom of FUJAIRAH (en)  (Fujairah)
QATAR AND DUBAI States of QATAR AND DUBAI  (Doha + Dubai)Local: States of QATAR AND DUBAI (en) + Dawlata QATAR WA DUBAYY : دولتي قطر ودبي (ar)  (Doha + Dubai)
RAS AL-KHAIMA Emirate of RAS AL-KHAIMA  (Ras Al-Khaima)Local: Imarat RA´S AL-KHAYMAH : إمارة رأس الخيمة (ar) + Emirate of RAS AL-KHAIMAH (en)  (Ras Al-Khaimah)
SHARJAH Emirate of SHARJAH  (Sharjah)Local: Imarat ASH-SHARIQAH : إمارة الشارقة (ar) + Emirate of SHARJAH (en)  (Sharjah)
UMM AL-QIWAIN Sheikhdom of UMM AL-QIWAIN  (Umm Al-Qiwain)Local: Mashaykat UMM AL-QAYWAYN : المشيخة أم القيوين (ar) + Sheikhdom of UMM AL-QIWAIN (en)  (Umm Al-Qiwain)

Dependent Protectorates:

BAHRAIN AND DEPENDENCIES State of BAHRAIN AND DEPENDENCIES [Council State of the British Protected State]  (Manamah)Local: State of BAHRAIN AND DEPENDENCIES (en) + Dawlat AL-BAHRAYN WA TAWABI´HU : دولة البحرين وتبعيات (ar)  (Al-Manamah)
QATAR Sheikhdom of QATAR [British Protectorate]  (Doha)Local: Sheikhdom of QATAR (en) + Mashakhyat QATAR : قطر (ar)  (Doha)

3 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

ARAB UNITY Council of Arab Economic Unity : CAEU  (Cairo)
ISLAM Organization of the Islamic Conference : OIC  (Jedda)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM  (Lusaka + New York City)

* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:


Other Territories or Entities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

PAK-UAE Pak-Union of Arab Emirates Defense Co-operation : PAK-UAE  (Zayed Port)
Notes: aims to find the countries, territories, governments, administrative divisions and main international organisations that have existed during the 20th century.
   Current depth of investigation: . [red: country considered completed, rose: 1 level yet to complete, white: 2 levels yet to complete]
   For an idea on how was built the site, see the following documentary link of wikipedia [fr] : Modèle:Infobox

 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.
   *, 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 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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