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Organization of African Unity : OAU

Flag or logo since 1970-01-01
Organization of African Unity : OAU (en) + Organisation de l''Unité Africaine : OUA (fr) OrganisationUNO Observer
Emblem or Symbol

SG Edem Kodjo (tg)
(since 1978-07-21)
Population:
Area:
Capital:Addis Ababa(Addis Abeba)
Official languages:()
Official religions:()

Organization:


AFRICAN UNITY Organization of African Unity : OAU  (Addis Ababa)

1 Organs or similar:

AFRICAN ASSEMBLY Assembly of the Organization of AFRICAN UNITY  (Addis Ababa)Local: Organization of AFRICAN UNITY  (Addis Abeba)



1 Assisted Entity

CHAD Transitional Government of National Union of the Republic of CHAD [Military Assistance of the Inter-African Force]  (Ndjamena) Goukouni Oueddei





1 Organization (or Grouping) of membership (selective)


COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)

50 Members (excluding the associate or suspended members but including the countries represented on their behalf)   [The rulers are not necessarily the representatives in the organization. ] :

ANGOLA (Luanda) President Jose Eduardo dos Santos
UPPER VOLTA (Ouagadougou) President Saye Zerbo
BURUNDI (Bujumbura) President Jean-Baptiste Bagaza
BENIN (Porto Novo + Cotonou) President Mathieu Kerekou
BOTSWANA (Gaborone) President Quett Masire
ZAIRE (Kinshasa) President Mobutu Sese Seko
CENTRAL-AFRICA (Bangui) Andre-Dieudonne Kolingba
CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE (Brazzaville) President Denis Sassou-Nguesso
IVORY COAST (Abidjan) President Felix Houphouet-Boigny
CAMEROON (Yaounde) President Ahmadou Ahidjo
CAPE VERDE (Praia) President Aristides Pereira
JIBUTI (Jibuti) President Hassan Gouled Aptidon
ALGERIA (Algiers) President Chadli Bendjedid
EGYPT (Cairo) President Hosni Mubarak
ETHIOPIA (Addis Ababa) Mengistu Haile Mariam
GABON (Libreville) President Omar Bongo
GHANA (Accra) President Hilla Limann
GAMBIA (Banjul) President Sir Dawda Jawara
GUINEA (Conakry) President Ahmed Sekou Toure
EQUATORIAL GUINEA (Malabo) President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
GUINEA-BISSAU (Bissau) President Joao Bernardo Vieira
KENYA (Nairobi) President Daniel Arap Moi
COMOROS (Moroni) Ahmed Abdallah
LIBERIA (Monrovia) Samuel Doe
LESOTHO (Maseru) King Moshoeshoe II
LIBYA (Tripoli) Guide Muammar Gaddafi
MOROCCO (Rabat) King Hassan II
MADAGASCAR (Tananarive) President Didier Ratsiraka
MALI (Bamako) President Moussa Traore
MAURITANIA (Nouakchott) Colonel Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidallah
MAURITIUS (Port Louis) Queen Elizabeth II
MALAWI (Lilongwe + Zomba) President Hastings Banda
MOZAMBIQUE (Maputo) President Samora Machel
NIGER (Niamey) President Seyni Kountche
NIGERIA (Lagos + Abuja) President Shehu Shagari
RWANDA (Kigali) President Juvenal Habyarimana
SEYCHELLES (Port Victoria) President France-Albert Rene
SUDAN (Khartoum) President Gaafar Nimeiry
SIERRA LEONE (Freetown) President Siaka Stevens
SENEGAL (Dakar) President Abdou Diouf
SOMALIA (Mogadishu) President Muhammad Siad Barre
SAINT THOMAS AND PRINCE (Saint Thomas) President Manuel Pinto da Costa
SWAZILAND (Mbabane + Lobamba) King Sobhuza II
CHAD (Ndjamena) Goukouni Oueddei
TOGO (Lome) President Gnassingbe Eyadema
TUNISIA (Tunis) President Habib Bourguiba
TANZANIA (Dar Es Salaam) President Julius Nyerere
UGANDA (Kampala) President Milton Obote
ZAMBIA (Lusaka) President Kenneth Kaunda
ZIMBABWE (Harare) President Canaan Banana



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Notes:


   w.ethnia.org 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


 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, by 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.
   * Les langues du monde, by Meillet & Cohen, ed. Revue des Études Anciennes (FR). For languages of the world.
   * 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.
   * 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.

   * and others that are added according to the consulted entity.

 Codes of drawings' authors

Abbott Stephen, SAB (US). Baert Roger, RBA (BE). Berry Bruce, BBE (ZA). Bezh Sergiy, SBE (UA). Darras Philippe-Pierre, PPD (FR). De Vries Hubert, HDV (NL). Dignan James, JDI (NZ). Dixon Jonathan, JDX (AU). Dubois Gaël, GDU (FR). Fischer Jan-Patrick, JPF (DE). Flicher André, AFL (FR). Gross Pascal, PGR (FR). Harden Zachary, ZHA (US). Hardy Alan, AHA (US). Heimer Zeljlko, ZHE (HR). Horváth Zoltán, ZHO (HU). Jovanovic Milan, MJO (RS). Kariyasu Nozomi, NKA (JP). Kelly Ralph, RKE (AU). Kretowicz Chrystian, CKR (PL). Lê Thanh-Tâm, TTL (FR). Loeser Pete, PLO (US). Maddish Christopher, CMA (US). Martins-Tuválkin António, AMT (PT). Martucci Dave, DMA (US). Ollé Casals Jaume, JOC (ES). Paddeu Paolo, PPA (IT). Patke Jens, JPA (AT). Poposki Vanja, VPO (MK). Saber Jason, JSA (UK). Sache Ivan, ISA (FR). Šipek Tomislav, TSI (HR). Thomas Dean, DTH (NZ). Tibbetts Philip, PTI (UK). Touzeau Olivier, OTO (FR). Vagnat Pascal, PVA (FR). Van den Muijzenberg Peter Hans, PHM (NL). Znamierowski Alfred, AZN (PL). Others I may have forgotten. And myself, JMM (FR).





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