ethnia.org
 

1995-DEC-20

Zones:

International Organization BELGIUM  CANADA  GERMANY  DENMARK  SPAIN  GREECE  ICELAND  ITALY  LUXEMBOURG  NETHERLANDS  NORWAY  PORTUGAL  TURKEY  UNITED KINGDOM  AMERICA 

North Atlantic Treaty Organization : NATO Alliance

Flag or logo since 1953-11-09*
North Atlantic Treaty Organization : NATO (en) + Organisation du Traité de l''Atlantique-Nord : OTAN (fr) Organisation
Emblem or Symbol*

SG Javier Solana (es)
(since 1995-12-05)
Capital:Brussels - (Bruxelles)
Official languages: English (en) . French (fr) .

Organisation:


NORTH ATLANTIC ALLIANCE North Atlantic Treaty Organization : NATO Alliance  (Brussels)



1 Assisted Entity

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Croat-Muslim Federation of BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA [United Nations Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina-UNMIBH : International Force in Bosnia and Herzegovina]  (Sarajevo) President Alija Izetbegovich





Military entities abroad or locally shared:

AFCENT Alled Forces Central Europe : AFCENT  (Brunssum)Local: Alled Forces Central Europe : AFCENT (en) + Forces Alliées en Europe Centrale : AFCENT (fr)  (Brunssum)
AFNORTHWEST Allied Forces Northwestern Europe : AFNORTHWEST  (High Wycombe)Local: Allied Forces Northwestern Europe : AFNORTHWEST (en)  (High Wycombe)
AFSOUTH Allied Forces Southern Europe : AFSOUTH  (Naples)Local: Allied Forces Southern Europe : AFSOUTH (en) + Forces Alliées en Europe Méridionale : AFSOUTH (fr)  (Napoli)
AIRCENT Allied Air Forces Central Europe : AIRCENT  (Ramstein)Local: Allied Air Forces Central Europe : AIRCENT (en) + Forces Aériennes Alliées de l''Europe Centrale : AIRCENT (fr)  (Ramstein)
ARRC Headquarters Allied Rapid Reaction Corps : ARRC  (Rheindalen)Local: Headquarters Allied Rapid Reaction Corps : ARRC (en)  (Rheindalen)
BALTAP Allied Forces Baltic Approaches : BALTAP  (Karup)Local: Allied Forces Baltic Approaches : BALTAP (en)  (Karup)
CINCIBERLANT Nato Bases in Portugal : CINCIBERLANT  (Oeiras)Local: Nato Bases in Portugal : CINCIBERLANT (en)  (Oeiras)
GERMAN-NETHERLANDS CORPS GERMAN-NETHERLANDS Corps  (Muenster)Local: GERMAN-NETHERLANDS Corps (en) + DEUTSCH-NIEDERLÄNDISCHES Korps (de) + DUITS-NEDERLANDSE Legerkorps (nl)  (Münster)
KLEINE-BOGEL KLEINE-BOGEL Air Base  (Kleine-Bogel)Local: KLEINE BOGEL Air Base (en) + Base aérienne de KLEINE-BOGEL (fr)  (Kleine Bogel)
LAJES FIELD American-Portuguese Lajes Air Base : LAJES FIELD  (Lajes Field)Local: LAJES Field (en) + Base Aérea das LAJES (pt)  (Lajes Field)
LANDCENT Allied Land Forces Central Europe : LANDCENT  (Campbell Barracks in Heidelberg)Local: Allied Land Forces Central Europe : LANDCENT (en)  (Campbell Barracks in Heidelberg)
LANDSOUTHEAST Allied Land Forces Southeastern Europe : LANDSOUTHEAST  (Izmir Air Station)Local: Allied Land Forces Southeastern Europe : LANDSOUTHEAST (en)  (İzmir Hava İstasyonu)
NASKEF United States Naval Air Station Keflavik : NASKEF  (Keflavik Base)Local: United States Naval Air Station Keflavik : NASKEF (en)  (Keflavik Base)
NATO AGENCY NATO Communication and Information Systems Operating and Support Agency : NACISA  (Mons)Local: NATO Communication and Information Systems Operating and Support Agency : NACISA (en) + Agence OTAN d''Exploitation et de Soutien des Systèmes d''Information et de Communication: NACISA (fr)  (Mons)
NATO IN NORWAY Allied Forces in NORWAY  (Oslo + Bodo)Local: Allied Forces in NORWAY (en)  (Oslo + Bodø)
NATO SCHOOL NATO School-Oberammergau  (Oberammergau)Local: NATO School-Oberammergau (en) + École de l''OTAN-Oberammergau (fr)  (Oberammergau)
SHAPE Allied Command Europe : Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe : SHAPE  (Casteau)Local: Allied Command Europe : Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe : SHAPE (en) + Commandement Allié de l''Europe : Grand Quartier Général des Puissances Alliées en Europe : SHAPE (fr)  (Casteau)
SHEPPARD SHEPPARD Air Force Base  (Sheppard)Local: SHEPPARD Air Force Base (en)  (Sheppard)
THULE THULE Air Base  (Pituffik)Local: THULE Air Base (en)  (Pituffik)
TUZLA BASE TUZLA Air Base  (Tuzla Air Base)Local: TUZLA Air Base (en)  (Tuzla Air Base)
VAERNES VAERNES Air Station  (Vaernes)Local: VÆRNES Flystasjon (nb) + VÆRNES Flystasjon (nn)  (Værnes)


4 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


EUROCORPS European Corps : EUROCORPS  (Strasbourg)
MEDITERRANEAN DIALOGUE North Atlantic Treaty Organization''s Plan in Mediterranean : MEDITERRANEAN DIALOGUE  (Brussels)
NATO-PEACE Partnership for Peace : PFP  (Brussels)
NORTH ATLANTIC North Atlantic Cooperation Council : NACC  (Brussels)


15 Members (excluding the associate or suspended members but including the countries represented on their behalf)   [The rulers are not necessarily the representatives in the organisation. ] :

BELGIUM (Brussels) King Albert II
CANADA (Ottawa) Queen Elizabeth II
GERMANY (Berlin + Bonn + Karlsruhe) Bundespresident Roman Herzog
DENMARK (Copenhagen) Queen Margaret II
SPAIN (Madrid) King Juan Carlos I
GREECE (Athens) President Kostis Stephanopoulos
ICELAND (Reykjavik) President Vigdis Finnbogadottir
ITALY (Rome) President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro
LUXEMBOURG (Luxembourg) Grand Duke Jean
NETHERLANDS (Amsterdam + The Hague) Queen Beatrix
NORWAY (Oslo) King Harald V
PORTUGAL (Lisbon) President Mario Soares
TURKEY (Ankara) President Suleyman Demirel
UNITED KINGDOM (London + Westminster) Queen Elizabeth II
AMERICA (Washington-District of Columbia) President Bill Clinton



* The emblems shown for the sub-territories may in some cases be those of their capital.
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Notes:


   ethnia.org 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


 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 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 Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.

 




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