CONGO-LEOPOLDVILLE (Leopoldville) UNO Member Republic of THE CONGO : President Joseph Kasavubu
CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE (Brazzaville aUNO Member Republic of CONGO : President Alphonse Massemba-Debat
EASTERN CONGO (Uvira) Rebellion Simba Provisional Government of the People´s Republic of THE CONGO : Gaston Soumialot

Other Entities with similar names

Republic of THE CONGO

Republic of THE CONGO

Flag or logo since 1963-07-01*
République du CONGO (fr) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol*

President Joseph Kasavubu
(ruler of CONGO-LEOPOLDVILLE since 1960-07-01)
Capitals & administrative places*: Leopoldville
Official & national languages: French (fr) .


CONGO-LEOPOLDVILLE Republic of THE CONGO  (Leopoldville)

19 Federated Divisions:

CENTRAL CONGO CENTRAL CONGO Province  (Matadi)Local: Province du CONGO CENTRAL (fr)  (Matadi)
CENTRAL CUVETTE CENTRAL CUVETTE Province  (Coquilhatville)Local: Province de la CUVETTE CENTRALE (fr)  (Coquilhatville)
CENTRAL KIVU CENTRAL KIVU Province  (Uvira)Local: Province du KIVU CENTRAL (fr)  (Uvira)
EASTERN KATANGA Province of EASTERN KATANGA  (Elisabethville)Local: Province du KATANGA ORIENTAL (fr)  (Elisabethville)
KASAIAN UNITY KASAIAN UNITY Province  (Tshikapa)Local: Province de l´UNITÉ KASAÏENNE (fr)  (Tshikapa)
KWANGO KWANGO Province  (Kenge)Local: Province du KWANGO (fr)  (Kenge)
LEOPOLDVILLE LEOPOLDVILLE Province  (Leopoldville)Local: Province de LÉOPOLDVILLE (fr)  (Léopoldville)
LOMAMI LOMAMI Province  (Kabinda)Local: Province du LOMAMI (fr)  (Kabinda)
LULUABURG LULUABURG Province  (Luluaburg)Local: Province de LULUABOURG (fr)  (Luluabourg)
MAI-NDOMBE MAI-NDOMBE Province  (Inongo)Local: Province du MAI-NDOMBE (fr)  (Inongo)
MANIEMA MANIEMA Province  (Kindu-Port Empain)Local: Province du MANIEMA (fr)  (Kindu-Port-Empain)
MIDDLE CONGO MIDDLE CONGO Province  (Lisala)Local: Province du MOYEN-CONGO (fr)  (Lisala)
NORTH KATANGA Province of NORTH KATANGA  (Kamina)Local: Province du NORD-KATANGA (fr)  (Kamina)
NORTH KIVU NORTH KIVU Province  (Luofu)Local: Province du NORD-KIVU (fr)  (Luofu)
SANKURU SANKURU Province  (Lodja)Local: Province de la SANKURU (fr)  (Lodja)
SOUTH KASAI SOUTH KASAI Province  (Bakwanga)Local: Province du SUD-KASAÏ (fr)  (Mbuji-Mayi)
UBANGI UBANGI Province  (Gemena)Local: Province de l´UBANGI (fr)  (Gemena)
UPPER CONGO UPPER CONGO Province  (Stanleyville)Local: Province du HAUT-CONGO (fr)  (Stanleyville)
WELE WELE Province  (Paulis)Local: Province de l´UELE (fr)  (Paulis)

2 Territories:

KWILU KWILU Province [Central Government Administration]  (Kikwit)Local: Province du KWILU (fr)  (Kikwit)
MWENE-DITU Special Administration of MWENE-DITU Territory  (Mwene-Ditu)Local: Administration spéciale du Territoire de MWENE-DITU (fr)  (Mwene-Ditu)

1 Condominium:

UPPER KATANGA UPPER KATANGA Mining Association  (Kolwezi)Local: Union Minière du HAUT-KATANGA (fr)  (Kolwezi)

1 Government or Movement in Exile

ANGOLA-IN-EXILE Revolutionary Government of ANGOLA-IN-EXILE  (Leopoldville) Holden Roberto

28 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AFRICAN BANK African Development Bank Group : AFDB  (Lagos)
AFRICAN UNITY Organization of African Unity : OAU  (Addis Ababa)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Saint Cloud)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM  (Belgrade + New York City)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
SUBSAHARAN AFRICA Commission for Technical Cooperation in Africa South of the Sahara: CTCA  (Westminster)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP Temporary United Nations World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)

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

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

EASTERN CONGO Simba Provisional Government of the People´s Republic of THE CONGO  (Uvira)
LUALABA State of LUALABA  (Kolwezi)

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

BAHEMA BAHEMA Chiefdoms  (Baguru + Badjere + Banywagi)
GARENGANZE Yeke Kingdom of GARENGANZE  (Bunkeya)
MAI-MAI Simba Mai-Mai Rebellion in KWILU  (Idiofa)
ULUNDA Traditional State of the Kingdom of ULUNDA  (Musumba)
UPPER KATANGA UPPER KATANGA Mining Association  (Kolwezi)
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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