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People''s Democratic Algerian Republic : PDAR

People''s Democratic Algerian Republic : PDAR

Flag or logo since 1962-07-03
Al-Djoumhouriyya AL-DJAZÂ''IRIYYA ad-Dīmouqrāţiyya ash-Sha''biyya : لجمهورية الجزائرية الديمقراطية الشعبية (ar) + République algérienne démocratique et populaire : RADP (fr) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

President Houari Boumedienne
(ruler of ALGERIA since 1965-06-19)
Official languages:()
Official religions:()


ALGERIA People''s Democratic Algerian Republic : PDAR  (Algiers)

15 Mainland Divisions:

ALGIERS Province of ALGIERS  (Algiers)Local: Wilaya AL-DJAZAÏR : ولاية الجزائر (ar) + Wilaya d''ALGER (fr)  (Al-Djazaïr)
BATNA Province of BATNA  (Batna)Local: Wilaya BĀTINA : ولاية باتنة (ar) + Wilaya de BATNA (fr)  (Bātina)
BONA Province of ANNABA : Province of Bone  (Bona)Local: Wilaya ''ANNĀBA : ولاية عنابة (ar) + Wilaya d''ANNABA (fr)  (Annāba)
CONSTANTINE Province of CONSTANTINE  (Constantine)Local: Wilaya KASANTINA : ولاية قسنطينة (ar) + Wilaya de CONSTANTINE (fr)  (Qacentina)
EL ASNAM Province of EL ASNAM  (El Asnam)Local: Wilaya EL ASNAM : ويلايا آل-أسنام (ar) + Wilaya d''EL ASNAM (fr)  (El Asnam)
MEDEA Province of MEDEA  (Medea)Local: Wilaya LEMDIYYA : ولاية المدية (ar) + Wilaya de LEMDIYYA (fr)  (Lemdiyya)
MOSTAGANEM Province of MOSTAGANEM  (Mostaganem)Local: Wilaya MESTGHANEM : ولاية مستغانم (ar) + Wilaya de MOSTAGANEM (fr)  (Mestghanem)
OASES Province of OASES  (Wargla)Local: Wilaya OASIS : ولاية الواحة (ar) + Wilaya des OASIS (fr)  (Wargla)
ORAN Province of ORAN  (Oran)Local: Wilaya WAHRĀN : ولاية وهران (ar) + Wilaya d''ORAN (fr)  (Wahrān)
SAIDA Province of SAIDA  (Saida)Local: Wilaya SAʿĪDA : ولاية سعيدة (ar) + Wilaya de SAÏDA (fr)  (Saʿīda)
SAURA Province of SAURA  (Bechar)Local: Wilaya SAWIRA : ولاية ساورة (ar) + Wilaya de la SAOURA (fr)  (Bashshār)
SETIF Province of SETIF  (Setif)Local: Wilaya STIF : ولاية سطيف (ar) + Wilaya de SÉTIF (fr)  (Stif)
TIARET Province of TIARET  (Tiaret)Local: Wilaya TIHERT : ولاية تيارت (ar) + Wilaya de TIARET (fr)  (Tihert)
TIZI OUZOU Province of TIZI OUZOU  (Tizi Ouzou)Local: Wilaya TĪZĪ WAZŪ : ولاية تيزي وزو (ar) + Wilaya de TIZI OUZOU (fr)  (Tīzī Wazū)
TLEMSEN Province of TLEMSEN  (Tlemsen)Local: Wilaya TILIMSENE : ولاية تلمسان (ar) + Wilaya de TLEMCEN (fr)  (Tilimsen)

1 Territory:

HOGGAR Unrecognized KEL AHAGGAR Tuareg Confederation  (Abalessa)Local: Kel AHAGGAR : جبال هقار (ar) + Confédération touarègue du HOGGAR (fr) + Kel UHAGGAR : ⴽⴻⵍ ⴰⵃⴰⴳⴳⴰⵔ (thv)  (Abalessa)

1 Condominium:

ALGERO-MOROCCAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE ALGERO-MOROCCAN DEMILITARIZED Zone  (Hassi Beida + Tinjoub)Local: Zone démilitarisée ALGÉRO-MAROCAINE (fr) + Al-Mintaqat al-Manzueat as-Silah bayn AL-DJAZAIR WA ALMAGHRIB : المنطقة المنزوعة السلاح بين الجزائر والمغرب (ar)  (Hassi Beïda + Tinjoub)

1 Government in Exile

FREE CHAD National Liberation Front of Chad : FROLINAT  (Algiers) Abba Siddick

40 Organizations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AFRICAN BANK African Development Bank : AFDB  (Abidjan)
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)
ARAB LEAGUE League of Arab States : ARAB LEAGUE  (Cairo)
ATLANTIC TUNA International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas : ICCAT  (Madrid)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
CUSTOMS Customs Cooperation Council : CCC  (Brussels)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN Coalition of Developing Countries : GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN  (Lima)
GROUP OF TWENTY-FOUR Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development : GROUP OF TWENTY-FOUR  (Washington-District of Columbia)
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)
IMCO Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization : IMCO Specialized Agency  (London)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTELSAT International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : INTELSAT  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Saint Cloud)
ISLAM Organization of the Islamic Conference : OIC  (Jedda)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
MAGHREB Maghrebi Permanent Consultative Committee : CPCM  (Tunis)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM  (Jakarta + New York City)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries : OPEC  (Vienna)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
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)
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 World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

NAMOUS French Military Base of NAMOUS  (Namous)


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 Main 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.
   * Rulers.org, 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.

 Printed References

   * Atlas des empires, by 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.
   * Les langues du monde, by Meillet & Cohen, ed. Revue des Études Anciennes (FR). For languages of the world.
   * 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.
   * 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 Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * and others that are added according to the consulted entity.

 Codes of drawings' authors

Abbott Stephen, SAB (US). Baert Roger, RBA (BE). Berry Bruce, BBE (ZA). Bezh Sergiy, SBE (UA). Darras Philippe-Pierre, PPD (FR). De Vries Hubert, HDV (NL). Dignan James, JDI (NZ). Dixon Jonathan, JDX (AU). Dubois Gaël, GDU (FR). Fischer Jan-Patrick, JPF (DE). Flicher André, AFL (FR). Gross Pascal, PGR (FR). Harden Zachary, ZHA (US). Hardy Alan, AHA (US). Heimer Zeljlko, ZHE (HR). Horváth Zoltán, ZHO (HU). Jovanovic Milan, MJO (RS). Kariyasu Nozomi, NKA (JP). Kelly Ralph, RKE (AU). Kretowicz Chrystian, CKR (PL). Lê Thanh-Tâm, TTL (FR). Loeser Pete, PLO (US). Maddish Christopher, CMA (US). Martins-Tuválkin António, AMT (PT). Martucci Dave, DMA (US). Ollé Casals Jaume, JOC (ES). Paddeu Paolo, PPA (IT). Patke Jens, JPA (AT). Poposki Vanja, VPO (MK). Saber Jason, JSA (UK). Sache Ivan, ISA (FR). Šipek Tomislav, TSI (HR). Thomas Dean, DTH (NZ). Tibbetts Philip, PTI (UK). Touzeau Olivier, OTO (FR). Vagnat Pascal, PVA (FR). Van den Muijzenberg Peter Hans, PHM (NL). Znamierowski Alfred, AZN (PL). Others I may have forgotten. And myself, JMM (FR).

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