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National Government of the Republic of CHINA [Kuomintang Government] KWANGCHOW Special Municipality
(Chungking t + Nanking c) (Canton)

EAST SHAMEEN Island part of Liwan County

Flag or logo since 1946-02-28*
(Emblem or Symbol of KWANGCHOW)

Chiang Kai-Shek
(ruler of CHINA since 1943-08-01)
Capitals & administrative places*: East Shameen
(Tung Sha-Mien)
Official & national languages:

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

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

CHINA National Government of the Republic of CHINA [Kuomintang Government]  (Chungking t + Nanking c)
COMMUNIST CHINA Communist Party of CHINA [Liberated Zones of the Chinese Red Army]  (Yenan g)
EAST MONGOLIA EAST MONGOLIAN People´s Republic : Inner Mongolia Federation  (Ulanhot)
HAINAN HAINAN Special Administrative Region  (Kiungchow + Haikou)
MA THREE MAS OF THE NORTHWEST Sultanates [Warlordships of the Ma Clique]  (Sining)
SHANSI SHANSI Province [Autonomous Warlordship of the Shansi Clique]  (Taiyuan-Yangchu)
TIBET Kingdom of TIBET  (Lhasa)

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

AIGUN Soviet Union Concession of AIGUN  (Aigun)
ALSHA AND EJIN Region of ALSHA AND EJIN Banners  (Tingyuanying)
ANHWEI AN-HWEI Province  (Hofei)
BERI BERI State  (Beri)
BORTALA Autonomous Prefecture of BORTALA  (Bole)
CHAHAR CHAHAR Province  (Changkiakow)
CHAOHSUN CHAOHSUN Administrative Circuit  (Chaoan)
CHAOTIN CHAOTIN Province  (Chihfeng)
CHEKIANG CHEKIANG Province  (Hangchow)
CHER CHER Province  (Taoan)
CHUNGKING CHUNGKING Special Municipality  (Chungking)
DRANGO DRANGO State  (Hsintu)
FRENCH SHANGHAI Municipal Council of the FRENCH CONCESSION OF SHANGHAI [Chinese Administration]  (Fatsoukie)
FUKIEN FUKIEN Province  (Foochow)
GOLOK GOLOK Prefecture [Ngolok Tribal Region in Rebellion]  (Machin)
HANKOW HANKOW Special Municipality  (Hankow)
HONAN HONAN Province  (Kaifeng)
HONG KONG British Military Administration of HONG KONG  (Victoria City)
HOPEH HOPEH Province  (Paoting)
HORPA STATES Hor States : HORPA STATES  (Kangting)
HUNAN HUNAN Province  (Changsha)
HUPEH HUPEH Province  (Wuchang)
ITALIAN TIENTSIN Chinese Administration of the Italian Concession of TIENTSIN  (Tientsin Italian Concession)
JERIM JERIM League  (Tungliao)
JOSUTU Tumed JOSUTU League  (Chaoyang)
JOTSU JOTSU Province  (Jehol)
KANSU KANSU Province  (Lanchow)
KHARBIN KHARBIN Special Municipality [Soviet Union Occupation]  (Kharbin)
KHINGAN KHINGAN League  (Ulanhot)
KIANGSI KIANGSI Province  (Nanchang)
KIANGSU KIANGSU Province  (Chinkiang)
KIHIA KIHIA District  (Kihia)
KOWLOON WALLED CITY Chinese Claimed KOWLOON WALLED CITY  (Kowloon Walled City)
KWANGCHOW KWANGCHOW Special Municipality  (Canton)
KWANGSI KWANGSI Province  (Kweilin)
KWANTUNG KWANTUNG Territory [Joint Administration]  (Talien)
KWEICHOW KWEICHOW Province  (Kweiyang)
MACAO Portuguese Overseas Colony of MACAO  (Macao)
MANCHURIA Soviet Union Military Governorate of MANCHURIA  (Changchun)
MAZUR MAZUR State  (Mazur)
MUKDEN MUKDEN Special Municipality [Shenyang]  (Mukden)
NANKING NANKING Special Municipality  (Nanking)
NINGSIA NINGSIA Province  (Yinchuan)
NONNIMUREN NONNIMUREN Province : Lungkiang Province  (Tsitsihar)
ORDOS ORDOS League  (Ordos)
PRATAS ISLANDS Territory of PRATAS ISLANDS [Nominally part of Kwangtung Province and Mandated by the United Nations]  (Tungsha)
SHANGHAI Municipal Council of SHANGHAI  (Shanghai)
SHANTUNG SHANTUNG Province  (Tsinan)
SHENSI SHENSI Province  (Paoki)
SIAN SIAN Special Municipality  (Sian)
SIKANG SIKANG Province  (Kangting)
SILINGOL SILINGOL League  (Silinhot)
SINKIANG Chinese Autonomous Province of SINKIANG  (Tihwa)
SOVIET KHARBIN Soviet Union Concession of KHARBIN  (Soviet Kharbin)
SZECHWAN SZECHWAN Province  (Chengtu)
TAIWAN Government-General of TAIWAN  (Taipeh)
TAIWAN AREA Independent Customs Territory under the jurisdiction of United States Military Government on Japanese soil with Administrative Authority for the Military Occupation delegated to the Chinese Nationalists : TAIWAN AREA  (Taipeh)
TALIEN DAIREN Special Municipality  (Talien)
TEHUNG TEHUNG Region  (Kanfang)
TIENTSIN TIENTSIN Special Municipality  (Tientsin)
TREHOR TREHOR State  (Kangting)
TSINGHAI Sultanate of TSINGHAI Province  (Sining)
TSINGTAO TSINGTAO Special Municipality  (Tsingtao)
ULANCHAB ULANCHAB League  (Wulanhua)
WEIHAI WEIHAI Special Region  (Weihai)
YUNNAN YUNNAN Province  (Kunming)
YUYANG YUYANG Special District : Eighth Administrative Region of Szechwan  (Yuyang)
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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.
   *, 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.

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