(Nassau) - (London a + Westminster lr + Edinburgh s + Windsor r) -

Commonwealth of THE BAHAMA ISLANDS

Flag or logo since 1964-05-12*
Commonwealth of THE BAHAMA ISLANDS (en) De facto Semi-Independent
Emblem or Symbol*

Queen Elizabeth II
(ruler of UNITED KINGDOM since 1952-02-06)
Capitals & administrative places*: Nassau
Official & national languages: English (en) .



21 Divisions:

ABACO ABACO Group District  (Marsh Harbour)Local: ABACO Group District (en)  (Marsh Harbour)
ACKLINS ISLAND ACKLINS ISLAND Group District  (Masons Bay)Local: ACKLINS ISLAND Group District (en)  (Masons Bay)
ANDROS ANDROS Group District  (Nicholls´ Town)Local: ANDROS Group District (en)  (Nicholls´ Town)
BERRY ISLANDS THE BERRY ISLANDS Group District  (Bullocks Harbor)Local: THE BERRY ISLANDS Group District (en)  (Bullocks Harbor)
BIMINIS BIMINIS Group District  (Alice Town)Local: BIMINIS Group District (en)  (Alice Town)
CAT ISLAND CAT ISLAND Group District  (Arthur´s Town)Local: CAT ISLAND Group District (en)  (Arthur´s Town)
CAY LOBOS CAY LOBOS Group District  (Cay Lobos)Local: CAY LOBOS Group District (en)  (Cay Lobos)
CROOKED ISLAND CROOKED ISLAND District Group  (Colonel Hill)Local: CROOKED ISLAND District Group (en)  (Colonel Hill)
ELEUTHERA ELEUTHERA Group District  (Governor´s Harbour)Local: ELEUTHERA Group District (en)  (Governor´s Harbour)
EXUMA EXUMA Group District  (Georgetown)Local: EXUMA Group District (en)  (Georgetown)
GRAND BAHAMA GRAND BAHAMA Group District  (Freeport City)Local: GRAND BAHAMA Group District (en)  (Freeport City)
HARBOUR ISLAND HARBOUR ISLAND Group District  (Dunmore Town)Local: HARBOUR ISLAND Group District (en)  (Dunmore Town)
INAGUA INAGUA Group District  (Matthew Town)Local: INAGUA Group District (en)  (Matthew Town)
LONG CAY LONG CAY District Group  (Albert Town)Local: LONG CAY District Group (en)  (Albert Town)
LONG ISLAND LONG ISLAND Group District  (Clarence Town)Local: LONG ISLAND Group District (en)  (Clarence Town)
MAYAGUANA MAYAGUANA Group District  (Abraham´sBay)Local: MAYAGUANA Group District (en)  (Abraham´sBay)
NEW PROVIDENCE NEW PROVIDENCE Group District  (Nassau)Local: NEW PROVIDENCE Group District (en)  (Nassau)
RAGGED ISLAND RAGGED ISLAND Group District  (Duncan Town)Local: RAGGED ISLAND Group District (en)  (Duncan Town)
RUM CAY RUM CAY Group District  (Port Nelson)Local: RUM CAY Group District (en)  (Port Nelson)
SAN SALVADOR OF THE BAHAMAS SAN SALVADOR OF THE BAHAMAS Group District  (Cockburn Town)Local: SAN SALVADOR Group District (en)  (Cockburntown)
SPANISH WELLS SPANISH WELLS Group District  (Spanish Wells)Local: SPANISH WELLS Group District (en)  (Spanish Wells)

1 Territory:

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS British Crown Colony of TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS  (Cockburn Town on Grand Turk)Local: British Crown Colony of TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS (en)  (Cockburn Town on Grand Turk)

3 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

CARIBBEAN BANK Caribbean Development Bank : CDB  (Bridgetown)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)

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

Other Territories or Entities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

AUTEC United States Navy´s Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center : AUTEC  (Fresh Creek Base)
GRAND BAHAMA BASE GRAND BAHAMA Auxiliary Air Force Base  (Gold Rock Creek)
MAYAGUANA BASE MAYAGUANA Auxiliary Air Force Base  (Mayaguana)
NAVFAC ELEUTHERA Eleuthera Auxiliary Air Force Base : United States Naval Facility Eleuthera : NAVFAC ELEUTHERA  (Governor´s Harbour Base)
SAN SAL SAN SALVADOR Auxiliary Air Force Base  (San Sal)
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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