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African Union : AU

Flag or logo since 2010-01-31*
African Union : AU (en) + Unión Africana : UA (es) + Union Africaine : UA (fr) + União Africana : UA (pt) + Umoja wa Afrika : UA (sw) + Al-Ittihad al-Ifriqiyah : II - الاتحاد الأفريقي (ar) OrganisationUNO Observer
Emblem or Symbol*

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (za)
(since 2012-10-15)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places*: Addis Ababa o + Midrand l + Arusha j + Dar Es Salaam kn
(Addis Abeba-Finfinne + Midrand + Arusha + Dar-Es-Salaam)
j judicial capital
k cultural capital
l legislative or parliamentary capital, seat of government
n economical or commercial capital
o siege (for organizations)
Official & national languages: Arabic (ar) . English (en) . Spanish (es) . French (fr) . Portuguese (pt) . Swahili (sw) .

Organisation:


AFRICAN UNION African Union : AU  (Addis Ababa + Midrand + Arusha + Dar Es Salaam)

7 Organs or similar:

AFRICAN ASSEMBLY Assembly of the AFRICAN UNION  (Addis Ababa)Local: Assembly of the AFRICAN UNION (en) + Asamblea de la UNIÓN AFRICANA (es) + Conférence de l´UNION AFRICAINE (fr) + Assembleia da UNIÃO AFRICANO (pt) + Mkutano UMOJA WA AFRIKA (sw) + Jamiat al-ITTIHAD AL-´AFRIQI : جمعية الاتحاد الأفريقي (ar)  (Addis Abeba-Finfinne)
AFRICAN COMMISSION African Union Commission : AUC  (Addis Ababa)Local: African Union Commission : AUC (en) + Comisión de la Unión Africana : CUA (es) + Commission de l´Union Africaine : CUA (fr) + Comissão da União Africano : CUA (pt) + Tume ya Umoja wa Afrika : TUA (sw) + Mufawwadiat al-Ittihad al´-Afriqi : MIA - مفوضية الاتحاد الأفريقي (ar)  (Addis Abeba-Finfinne)
AFRICAN COURT African Court of Justice and Human Rights : ACJHR  (Arusha + Banjul)Local: African Court of Justice and Human Rights : ACJHR (en) + Cour Africaine de Justice et des Droits de l´Homme : CAJDH (fr) + Corte Africana de Derechos Humanos y de los Pueblos : CADHP (es) + Corte Africana de Direitos Humanos e dos Povos : CADHP (pt) + Mahakama ya Afrika ya Haki za Binadamu na za Mataifa : MAHBM (sw) + Al-Mahkamat al-Afriqiat li-Huquq al-Insan wal-Shueub : MAHIS - المحكمة الأفريقية لحقوق الإنسان والشعوب (ar)  (Arusha + Banjul)
AFRICAN FORUM Secretariat of the Forum of the Traditional Kings and Leaders of AFRICA  (Nouakchott)Local: Secrétariat du Forum des Rois et Leaders traditionnels d´AFRIQUE (fr) + Secretariat of the Forum of the Traditional Kings and Leaders of AFRICA (en)  (Nuwakshut)
ECOSOCC African Union Economic Social and Cultural Council : ECOSOCC  (Dar Es Salaam)Local: African Union Economic Social and Cultural Council : ECOSOCC (en) + Conseil Culturel et Social Économique de l´Union Africaine : ECOSOCC (fr) + Consejo Económico Social y Cultural de la Unión Africana : CESCUA (es) + Al-Majlis al-Aiqtisadiu wal-Aijtimaeiu lil-Itihad al-Afriqii : MAAIA - المجلس الاقتصادي والاجتماعي للاتحاد الأفريقي (ar)  (Dar-Es-Salaam)
PAN-AFRICA Pan-African Parliament : PAP  (Midrand)Local: Pan-African Parliament : PAP (en) + Parlamento Pan-Africano : PAP (es) + Parlement Panafricain : PAP (fr) + Parlamento Pan-Africano : PAP (pt) + Bunge La Afrika : BLA (sw) + Barlaman Umum ´Afriqia : BUA - برلمان عموم أفريقيا (ar)  (Midrand)
PEACE AND SECURITY Peace and Security Council : PSC  (Addis Ababa)Local: Peace and Security Council : PSC (en) + Conseil de Paix et de Sécurité : CPS (fr) + Consejo de Paz y Seguridad : CPS (es) + Conselho de Paz e Segurança : CPS (pt) + Baraza la Amani na Usalama : BAU (sw) + Majlis al-Silm wal´Amn : MSA - مجلس السلم والأمن (ar)  (Addis Abeba-Finfinne)



3 Assisted Entities

CENTRAL-AFRICA Central African Republic : CAR [United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic-UNISMCAR] [French Military Assistance]  (Bangui) President Catherine Samba-Panza
MALI Republic of MALI [United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission-MINUSMA]  (Bamako) President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
SOMALIA Federal Republic of SOMALIA [African Union Mission in Somalia-AMISOM]  (Mogadishu-Hamar Weyne) President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud



2 Condominiums:

DARFUR DARFUR Regional Authority [African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur-UNAMID]  (El Fasher)Local: As-Sultat al-´Iqlimiat al-DARFOR : السلطة الإقليمية لدارفور (ar) + DARFUR Regional Authority (en)  (Al-Fashir)
KAFIA KINGI KAFIA KINGI Area [Disputed Area of between Radom Locality in South Darfur and Raga County in Lol]  (Kafia Kingi + Hofrat Al-Nahas)Local: Mintaqat KAFIYA KINJI : مينتقات كافيا كنجي (ar) + KAFIA KINGI Area (en)  (Kafiya Kinji + Hofrat En-Nahas)



Military entities abroad, special or locally shared:

BANGUI ZONE European Union Military Advisory Mission in the Central African Republic : EUMAM RCA  (Bangui)Local: European Union Military Advisory Mission in the Central African Republic : EUMAM RCA (en) + Mission de conseil militaire de l´Union européenne en République centrafricaine : EUMAM RCA (fr)  (Bangui)
MISAHEL African Union Mission for Mali and the Sahel : MISAHEL  (Bamako)Local: African Union Mission for Mali and the Sahel : MISAHEL (en) + Mission de l´Union africaine pour le Mali et le Sahel : MISAHEL (fr)  (Bamako)
OBO CAMP OBO United States Special Forces Camp  (Obo Camp)Local: OBO United States Special Forces Camp (en) + Camp des Forces spéciales américaines d´OBO (fr)  (Obo Camp)


6 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


AFRICA-EUROPE Africa-European Union Partnership : AEUP  (Brussels)
AFRICA-FRANCE Conference of Heads of State of Africa and France : AFRICA-FRANCE Summit  (Paris)
AFRICA-SOUTH AMERICA Africa-South America Summit : ASA  (Malabo)
CHINA-AFRICA Forum on China-Africa Cooperation : FOCAC  (Beijing)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
TURKEY-AFRICA Ministerial Review Conference of African Union-Turkey Partnership : TURKEY-AFRICA  (Addis Ababa)


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

ANGOLA (Luanda) President Jose Eduardo dos Santos
BURKINA FASO (Ouagadougou) Michel Kafando
BURUNDI (Bujumbura) President Pierre Nkurunziza
BENIN (Porto Novo a + Cotonou lnq) President Yayi Boni
BOTSWANA (Gaborone) President Seretse Ian Khama
CONGO-KINSHASA (Kinshasa) President Joseph Kabila
CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE (Brazzaville a + Pointe Noire n) President Denis Sassou-Nguesso
COTE D´IVOIRE (Yamoussoukro a + Abidjan dln) President Alassane Ouattara
CAMEROON (Yaounde) President Paul Biya
CABO VERDE (Praia) President Jorge Carlos Fonseca
DJIBOUTI (Djibouti) President Ismail Omar Guelleh
ALGERIA (Algiers a + El Biar d + El Mouradia r) President Abdelaziz Bouteflika
EGYPT (Cairo a + Alexandria r) President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
WESTERN SAHARA (Tifariti qt + Bir Lehlu b + Camp Laayoune of Tindouf x) President Mohamed Abdelaziz
ERITREA (Asmara) President Isaias Afewerki
ETHIOPIA (Addis Ababa) President Mulatu Teshome Wirtu
GABON (Libreville) President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba
GHANA (Accra) President John Dramani Mahama
GAMBIA (Banjul) President Yahya Jammeh
GUINEA (Conakry) President Alpha Conde
EQUATORIAL GUINEA (Malabo a) President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
GUINEA-BISSAU (Bissau) President Jose Mario Vaz
KENYA (Nairobi) President Uhuru Kenyatta
COMOROS (Moroni) President Ikililou Dhoinine
LIBERIA (Monrovia) President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
LESOTHO (Maseru) King Letsie III
LIBYA (Tobruk q + El Beida b) Akila Salah Issa
MADAGASCAR (Tananarive) President Hery Rajaonarimampianina
MALI (Bamako) President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
MAURITANIA (Nouakchott) President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz
MAURITIUS (Port Louis a + Reduit in Moka r) President Rajkeswur Kailash Purryag
MALAWI (Lilongwe) President Peter Mutharika
MOZAMBIQUE (Maputo) President Filipe Nyusi
NAMIBIA (Windhoek) President Hage Geingob
NIGER (Niamey) President Mahamadou Issoufou
NIGERIA (Abuja) President Goodluck Jonathan
RWANDA (Kigali) President Paul Kagame
SEYCHELLES (Port Victoria) President James Michel
SUDAN (Khartoum) President Omar Al-Bashir
SIERRA LEONE (Freetown) President Ernest Bai Koroma
SENEGAL (Dakar) President Macky Sall
SOMALIA (Mogadishu-Hamar Weyne) President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
SOUTH SUDAN (Juba a + Ramshiel f) President Salva Kiir Mayardit
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE (Sao Tome) President Manuel Pinto da Costa
SWAZILAND (Mbabane aj + Lobamba lr) King Mswati III
CHAD (Ndjamena) President Idriss Deby Itno
TOGO (Lome) President Faure Gnassingbe
TUNISIA (Tunis a + Bardois df) President Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi
TANZANIA (Dodoma City al + Dar Es Salaam jnqr) President Jakaya Kikwete
UGANDA (Kampala a + Entebbe r) President Yoweri Museveni
SOUTH AFRICA (Pretoria ae + Cape Town l + Bloemfontein j + Johannesburg d) President Jacob Zuma
ZAMBIA (Lusaka) President Edgar Lungu
ZIMBABWE (Harare) President Robert Mugabe



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