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French National Committee : FNC Federation of Free FRENCH WEST AFRICA Free Colony of DAHOMEY AND DEPENDENCIES
(Brazzaville t + London x) (Dakar)(Porto Novo a)

COTONU Circle

Flag or logo since 1942-11-02*
Cercle de KOTONOU (fr)
(Emblem or Symbol of DAHOMEY AND DEPENDENCIES)

General Charles de Gaulle
(ruler of FIGHTING FRANCE since 1940-06-22)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places*: Cotonu
(Kotonou)
Official & national languages: French (fr) .




1 Territory:

COTONU COTONU City  (Cotonu)Local: Ville de KOTONOU (fr)  (Kotonou)




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


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

ABOMEY Traditional Fon Kingdom of ABOMEY  (Abomey)
AGWE Ewe State of AGWE  (Agwe)
AJUDA Portuguese Dependency of the Viceroyalty of AJUDA  (Fortress of Saint John the Baptist of Whydah)
ALLADA Superior Chiefdom of the Gun Kingdom of ALLADA  (Allada + Togoudo)
BOUAY Traditional Kingdom of BOUAY  (Bouay)
DAHOMEY AND DEPENDENCIES Free Colony of DAHOMEY AND DEPENDENCIES  (Porto Novo a)
DASA Yoruba Kingdom of DASA [French Protectorate]  (Dasa)
GWANDE Traditional Berba State of GWANDE  (Gwande)
ICHA Traditional Yoruba State of ICHA  (Icha)
ILESHA Traditional State of ILESHA  (Ilesha)
JUGU Traditional Gurmanche State of JUGU  (Jugu)
KANDI Traditional Bariba State of KANDI  (Kandi)
KETU Yoruba State of KETU [French Protectorate]  (Ketu)
KIKA Traditional Bariba State of KIKA  (Kika)
KWANDE Traditional Bariba State of KWANDE  (Kwande)
NIKKI Traditional State of NIKKI Kingdom in Borgu  (Nikki)
PARAKU Traditional Bariba State of PARAKU  (Paraku)
PORTO NOVO Superior Chiefdom of the Fon Kingdom of PORTO NOVO  (Porto Novo)
SABE Traditional Yoruba State of SABE  (Save)
SANDIRO Traditional State of SANDIRO  (Sandiro)
SAVALU Superior Chiefdom of the Mahi State of SAVALU  (Savalu)
SAVI HWEDA Fon State of SAVI HWEDA [French Protectorate]  (Whydah)
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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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