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CENTRAL-AFRICA (Bangui) UNO Member Central African Republic : CAR [Interafrican Mission for the Surveillance of the Bangui Agreements-MISAB] : President Ange-Felix Patasse
SOUTH AFRICA (Pretoria ae + Cape Town l + Bloemfontein j + Johannesburg dUNO Member Republic of South Africa : RSA : President Nelson Mandela

Other Entities with similar names

(Addis Ababa) - (Bangui) - (Paris) -

Central African Republic : CAR [Interafrican Mission for the Surveillance of the Bangui Agreements-MISAB]

Flag or logo since 1979-09-21*
République CENTRAFRICAINE (fr) + Ködörösêse tî BÊAFRÎKA (sg) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol*

SG Salim Ahmed Salim (tz)
(ruler of AFRICAN UNITY since 1989-09-19)

President Ange-Felix Patasse
(ruler of CENTRAL-AFRICA since 1993-10-22)

President Jacques Chirac
(ruler of FRANCE since 1995-05-17)
Capitals & administrative places*: Bangui
Official & national languages: French (fr) . Sango (sg) .



17 Divisions:

BAMINGI-BANGORAN BAMINGI-BANGORAN Prefecture  (Ndele)Local: Préfecture de BAMINGUI-BANGORAN (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî BAMÏNGÏ-BANGORAN (sg)  (N´Délé)
BANGUI CAPITAL Prefecture of BANGUI National Capital  (Bangui)Local: Préfecture de la Capitale Nationale BANGUI (fr) + Kötä gbätä tî BANGÎ (sg)  (Bangui)
KEMO KEMO Prefecture  (Sibut)Local: Préfecture de la KÉMO (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî KEMÖ (sg)  (Sibut)
LOBAYE LOBAYE Prefecture  (Mbaiki)Local: Préfecture de LOBAYE (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî LOBÂYE (sg)  (M´Baïki)
LOWER KOTTO LOWER KOTTO Prefecture  (Mobaye)Local: Préfecture de la BASSE-KOTTO (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî DO-KÖTÖ (sg)  (Mobaye)
MAMBERE-KADEI MAMBERE-KADEI Prefecture  (Berberati)Local: Préfecture de MAMBÉRÉ-KADÉÏ (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî MAMBERE-KADEI (sg)  (Berbérati)
MBOMU MBOMU Prefecture  (Bangassou)Local: Préfecture du M´BOMOU (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî MBÖMÜ (sg)  (Bangassou)
NANA-GREBIZI Economic Prefecture of NANA-GREBIZI  (Kaga Bandoro)Local: Préfecture économique de NANA-GRIBIZI (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî NANÄ-GÏRÏBÏZÏ (sg)  (Kaga Bandoro)
NANA-MAMBERE NANA-MAMBERE Prefecture  (Buar)Local: Préfecture de NANA-MAMBÉRÉ (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî NANÄ-MAMBERE (sg)  (Bouar)
OMBELLA-MPOKO OMBELLA-MPOKO Prefecture  (Bimbo)Local: Préfecture d´OMBELLA-M´POKO (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî ÖMBËLÄ-PÖKÖ (sg)  (Bimbo)
OUHAM OUHAM Prefecture  (Bossangoa)Local: Préfecture de l´OUHAM (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî WÂMO (sg)  (Bossangoa)
OUHAM-PENDE OUHAM-PENDE Prefecture  (Bozum)Local: Préfecture de l´OUHAM-PENDÉ (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî WÂMO-PENDË (sg)  (Bozoum)
SANGHA-MBAERE Economic Prefecture of SANGHA-MBAERE  (Nola)Local: Préfecture économique de SANGHA-M´BAÉRÉ (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî SANGÄ-MBAERE (sg)  (Nola)
UPPER KOTTO UPPER KOTTO Prefecture  (Bria)Local: Préfecture de la HAUTE-KOTTO (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî TÖ-KÖTÖ (sg)  (Bria)
UPPER MBOMU UPPER MBOMU Prefecture  (Obo)Local: Préfecture du HAUT-M´BOMOU (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî TÖ-MBÖMÜ (sg)  (Obo)
VAKAGA VAKAGA Prefecture  (Birao)Local: Préfecture de la VAKAGA (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî VAKAGA (sg)  (Birao)
WAKA WAKA Prefecture  (Bambari)Local: Préfecture de OUAKA (fr) + Sêse tî kömändâ-kötä tî WÄKÄ (sg)  (Bambari)

Military entity abroad, special or locally shared:

FEOA French Elements of Operational Assistance : FEOA  (Camp Leclerc)Local: Éléments Français d´Assistance Opérationnelle : ÉFAO (fr)  (Camp Leclerc)

56 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AFRICAN BANK African Development Bank : AFDB  (Abidjan)
AFRICAN CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC STATES African Caribbean and Pacific Group of States : ACP STATES  (Brussels)
AFRICAN NATURE African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources : CONVENTION ON CONSERVATION  (Algiers)
AFRICAN UNITY Organization of African Unity : OAU  (Addis Ababa)
AIPO African Intellectual Property Organization : AIPO  (Yaounde)
ASECNA Agency for the Safety of Air Navigation in Africa and Madagascar : ASECNA  (Dakar)
CENTRAL AFRICA Treaty for the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa : EMCCA  (Ndjamena)
CENTRAL AFRICAN STATES Economic Community of Central African States : ECCAS  (Libreville)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
CWC Convention on the Prohibition of the Development Production Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction : CWC  (Paris)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
FRANCOPHONIE Intergovernmental Agency of THE FRANCOPHONIE  (Paris)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN Coalition of Developing Countries : GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN  (New York City)
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)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTELSAT International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : INTELSAT  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Geneva)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LAKE CHAD BASIN Lake Chad Basin Commission : LCBC  (Ndjamena)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM  (Cartagena of the Indies + New York City)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York City)
OHADA Organisation for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa : OHADA  (Port Louis)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PELINDABA TREATY African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty : ANWFZ  (Pelindaba)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
TOURISM World Tourism Organization : WTOO  (Madrid)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York City)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York City)
UNION OF CENTRAL AFRICA Customs and Economic Union of Central Africa : UDEAC  (Bangui)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)

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