Greater German Empire : GERMANY [Nazi Germany Third Reich]
(Berlin a + Berchtesgaden r)

Greater German Empire : GERMANY
[Nazi Germany Third Reich]

Flag or logo since 1935-09-16*
GROßDEUTSCHES Reich (de) PCA Member
Emblem or Symbol*

Reichpresident Fuhrer Adolf Hitler
(ruler of GERMANY since 1934-08-02)
Capitals & administrative places*: Berlin a + Berchtesgaden r
(Berlin + Berchtesgaden)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
r ruler's residence (royal or presidential, primary or secondary)
Official & national languages: German (de) .


GERMANY Greater GERMAN Empire  (Berlin + Berchtesgaden)

15 Federated Divisions:

ANHALT State of ANHALT [Administration from Prussian District of Magdeburg-Anhalt]  ((Dessau))Local: Land ANHALT (de)  ((Dessau))
BADEN State of BADEN  (Carlsruhe)Local: Land BADEN (de)  (Karlsruhe)
BAVARIA State of BAVARIA  (Munich)Local: Land BAYERN (de)  (München)
BREMEN State of BREMEN [Administration from Oldenburgian District of Weser-Ems]  ((Bremen))Local: Land BREMEN (de)  ((Bremen))
BRUNSWICK State of BRUNSWICK [Administration from Prussian District of South Hanover-Brunswick]  ((Brunswick))Local: Land BRAUNSCHWEIG (de)  ((Braunschweig))
HAMBURG Hanseatic City of HAMBURG  (Hamburg)Local: Hansestadt HAMBURG (de)  (Hamburg)
HESSE State of HESSE [Administration from Prussian District of Hesse-Nassau]  ((Darmstadt))Local: Land HESSEN (de)  ((Darmstadt))
LIPPE State of LIPPE [Administration from Prussian District of Wesphalia-North]  ((Detmold))Local: Land LIPPE (de)  ((Detmold))
MECKLENBURG State of MECKLENBURG  (Schwerin)Local: Land MECKLENBURG (de)  (Schwerin)
OLDENBURG State of OLDENBURG  (Oldenburg)Local: Land OLDENBURG (de)  (Oldenburg)
PRUSSIA State of PRUSSIA  (Berlin)Local: Land PREUßEN (de)  (Berlin)
SAXONY State of SAXONY  (Dresden)Local: Land SACHSEN (de)  (Dresden)
SCHAUMBURG-LIPPE State of SCHAUMBURG-LIPPE [Administration from Prussian District of Wesphalia-North]  ((Bueckeburg))Local: Land SCHAUMBURG-LIPPE (de)  ((Bückeburg))
THURINGIA State of THURINGIA  (Weimar)Local: Land THÜRINGEN (de)  (Weimar)
WURTTEMBERG State of WURTTEMBERG  (Stuttgart)Local: Land WÜRTTEMBERG (de)  (Stuttgart)

6 Assisted Entities

BOHEMIA AND MORAVIA German Imperial Protectorate of BOHEMIA AND MORAVIA  (Prague a + Lany r) President Emil Hacha
BULGARIA Kingdom of BULGARIA [Bulgarian Empire]  (Sofia) Tsar Boris III the Unifier
DENMARK Kingdom of DENMARK [German Protectorate]  (Copenhagen) King Christian X
FRANCE French Republic : FR [French Colonial Empire]  (Clermont-Ferrand t + Vichy l) President Albert Lebrun
NETHERLANDS German Imperial Commission of THE NETHERLANDS  (Amsterdam a + The Hague b) Arthur von Seyss-Inquart
SLOVAKIA SLOVAK Republic [German Protectorate]  (Pressburg) President Jozef Tiso

12 Territories:

ALSACE German Territory of ALSACE  (Strasbourg)Local: Gebiet ELSAß (de)  (Straßburg)
BELGIUM AND NORTHERN FRANCE Military Government for BELGIUM AND NORTHERN FRANCE  (Brussels)Local: Militär Gouvernement für die BELGIEN UND NORDFRANKREICH (de)  (Brüssel)
DANZIG-WEST PRUSSIA Imperial District of DANZIG-WEST PRUSSIA  (Danzig)Local: Reichsgau DANZIG-WESTPREUßEN (de)  (Danzig)
JAN MAYEN Island of JAN MAYEN  (Jan Mayen)Local: JAN MAYEN Insel (de)  (Jan Mayen)
NEW SWABIA German Antarctic Territory of NEW SWABIA  ((Schwabenland))Local: Deutsch Gebiet von NEUSCHWABENLAND (de)  ((Schwabenland))
OCCUPIED NORWEGIAN TERRITORIES German Imperial Commisson for the OCCUPIED NORWEGIAN TERRITORIES [Administrative Council]  (Oslo)Local: Reichskommissariat für die BESETZTEN NORWEGISCHEN GEBIETE (de)  (Oslo)
OCCUPIED POLISH TERRITORIES Government-General for the OCCUPIED POLISH TERRITORIES  (Cracow)Local: Generalgouvernement für die BESETZTEN POLNISCHEN GEBIETE (de)  (Krakau)
OCCUPIED ZONE German Military Administration for France : OCCUPIED ZONE  (Paris)Local: Deutsch Militärverwaltung für Frankreich : BESATZUNGSZONE (de)  (Paris)
OSTMARK Imperial Districts of OSTMARK [East March Territory]  (Vienna)Local: Reichsgaue OSTMARK (de)  (Wien)
SUDETES Imperial District of SUDETENLAND  (Reichenberg)Local: Reichsgau SUDETENLAND (de)  (Reichenberg)
WARTHELAND Imperial District of WARTHELAND  (Posen)Local: Reichsgau Wartheland : WARTHEGAU (de)  (Posen)

4 Condominiums:

FELDSBERG Liechtenstein Property of FELDSBERG [in Breclav District]  (Feldsberg)Local: Zámek VALTICE (cs) + Schloss FELDSBERG (de)  (Feldsberg)
KULANGSU INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENT Municipal Council of the KULANGSU INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENT  (Kulangsu)Local: KULANGSU International Koncession (da) + Internationale Konzession von KULANGSU (de) + KULANGSU International Concession (en) + Concesión Internacional de KULANGSU (es) + Concession internationale de KOULANGSEU (fr) + Concessione internazionale di KULANGSU (it) + KORONSU no Kokusai Sokai : コロンスの国際租界 (ja) + Internationale Concessie van KULANGSU (nl) + KULANGSU Internasjonale Konsesjon (no) + Concessão Internacional de KULANGSU (pt) + KULANGSU International Koncession (sv) + KU-LANG-YÜ Kuo-Tsì T´e-Hsü Ching-Ying : 鼓浪嶼國際特許經營 (zh)  (Kulangyu)
PEKING LEGATION QUARTER Joint Administrative Commission of the Diplomatic Quarter : PEKING LEGATION QUARTER [Chinese Control]  (Peking Legation Quarter)Local: TUNG CHIAO MIN Hsiang : 東交民巷 (zh)  (Tung Chiao-Min Hsiang)
SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENT International Concession of Shanghai Municipal Council : SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENT  (Shanghai International Settlement)Local: SHANGHAI International Settlement (en) + SHANGHAI International Koncession (da) + SCHANGHAI Internationalen Konzessionen (de) + Concesión Internacional de SHANGHÁI (es) + Concession Internationale de CHANGHAÏ (fr) + Concessione Internazionale di SCIANGAI (it) + SHIYANHAI Kiyoudou Sokai : 上海共同租界 (ja) + Internationale Concessie van SHANGHAI (nl) + Concessão Internacional de XANGAI (pt) + SHANHAYSKIY Mezhdunarodny Settlment : ШАНХАЙСКИЙ международный сеттльмент (ru) + SHANGHAI International Settlement (sv) + SHANG-HAI Kung-Kung Tsu-Chieh : 上海公共租界 (zh)  (Shanghai International Settlement)

Dependent Protectorate:

GORAL PEOPLE GORAL PEOPLE Protectorate  (Zakopane)Local: GORALENvolk (de)  (Zakopane)

11 Governments or Movements in Exile

BIELORUSSIA BELARUSSIAN National Republic [Belorussian Republic in Exile]  (Prague) Vasil Zacharka
CATALONIA-IN-EXILE CATALAN Government-in-Exile [Generality of Catalonia]  (Escoublac-La Baule) President Lluis Companys
CAUCASIA Committee of CAUCASIAN Independence [Committee of Independence of the Caucasus]  (Berlin) Muhammad-Said Shamil
COSSACKIA COSSACK National Liberation Movement  (Algiers + Prague) (Ignat Arkhipovich Bilyi)
CZECHO-SLOVAKIA CZECHOSLOVAK National Committee  (Paris x) Jan Sramek
EUZKADI BASQUE Government-in-Exile  (Brusells) President Jose Antonio de Aguirre y Lecube
GEORGIA-IN-EXILE National Government of GEORGIA-IN-EXILE  (Leuville on Orge) Noe Zhordania
NATIONALIST UKRAINE Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists : OUN  (Vienna) Andriy Melnyk
UKRAINIA Ukrainian People´s Republic in Exile : UKRAINE STATE  (Prague) President Andriy Livytsky
WHITE RUSSIANS WHITE EMIGRES Organizations Outside Russia  (Belgrade + Berlin + Istanbul + Paris) Metropolitan Anastasius Gribanovsky

Military entities abroad, special or locally shared:

GERMAN WAR GRAVES German War Graves Commission : GWGC  (Kassel)Local: Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge : VDK (de)  (Kassel)

26 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
CENTRAL BANK Bank for International Settlements : BIS  (Chateau-d´Oex)
DANUBE International Danube Commission : European Commission of the Danube : ECD  (Galatsi)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GENOA AGREEMENT GENOA Economic Agreement on the Global Monetary Order  (Genoa)
GERMAN-SOVIET PACT Treaty of Non-Aggression between Germany and the Soviet Union : GERMAN-SOVIET PACT  (Moscow)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property : UIBPIP  (Berne)
INTERNATIONAL LAW Institute of International Law : IIL  (Ghent)
INTERNATIONAL POLICE International Criminal Police Commission : ICPC  (Vienna)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
MARITIME LAW International Maritime Committee : IMC  (Antwerp)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PACT OF STEEL Pact of Friendship and Alliance between Germany and Italy : PACT OF STEEL  (Berlin)
PCIJ Permanent Court of International Justice : PCIJ  (The Hague)
PUBLIC HEALTH International Office of Public Health : IOPH  (Paris)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
RHINE Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine : CCNR  (Strasbourg)
STANDARDS International Federation of the National Standardizing Associations : ISA  (New York City + Geneva)
TELECOMMUNICATION International Telecommunication Union : ITU  (Berne)
UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION Universal Postal Union : UPU  (Berne)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)

* 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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