Imperial State of ETHIOPIA
(Addis Ababa)

Imperial State of ETHIOPIA

Flag or logo since 1941-05-05*
Niguše Negešiti Menigišitī ze ĪTIYOP´IYA : ንጉሠ ነገሥት መንግሥቲ ዘ ኢትዮጵያ (ti) + Al-Ambratwryt al-´ITHYUBIA : الامبراطورية الاثيوبية (ar) SDN Member
Emblem or Symbol*

Emperor Ras Tafari Haile Selassie I
(ruler of ETHIOPIA since 1941-05-05)
Capitals & administrative places*: Addis Ababa
(Addis Abeba)
Official & national languages: Arabic (ar) . Tigrinian (ti) .


ETHIOPIA Empire of ETHIOPIA  (Addis Ababa)

12 Divisions:

ARUSI ARUSI Province  (Asela)Local: YeARSI Tekilayi Ghizati : የአርሲ ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am)  (Asela)
BEGAMDER BEGAMDER Province  (Gondar)Local: BEGEMDIRI Tekilayi Ghizati : በጌምድር ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am)  (Gonder)
DANAKIL DANAKIL Province  (Asaita)Local: DANAKILI Tekilayi Ghizati : ዳናክል ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am)  (Assayita)
GAMU-GOFA GAMU-GOFA Province  (Chencha)Local: GEMU GWEFA Tekilayi Ghizati : ጋሙ ጎፋ ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am)  (Ch´ench´a)
GOJAM GOJAM Province  (Debre Markos)Local: GOJJAM Tekilayi Ghizati : ጎጃም ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am)  (Debre Marqos)
HARAR HARAR Province  (Harar)Local: HĀRERI Tekilayi Ghizati : ሐረር ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am)  (Hārer)
KAFFA KAFFA Province  (Jimma)Local: KEFA Tekilayi Ghizati : ከፋ ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am)  (Jimma)
SHOWA SHOWA Province  (Addis Ababa)Local: SHEWA Tekilayi Ghizati : ሸዋ ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am)  (Addis Abeba)
SIDAMO-BORANA SIDAMO-BORANA Province  (Irgalem)Local: SIDAMO-BORANA Tekilayi Ghizati : ሲዳሞ-ቦረና ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am)  (Yirga Alem)
TIGRE TIGRE Province  (Mekele)Local: TIGRAY Tekilayi Ghizati : ትግራይ ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am)  (Mek´elē)
WOLLEGA WOLLEGA Province  (Nakamte)Local: WÄLÄGÄ Tekilayi Ghizati : ወለጋ ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am)  (Nekemte)
WOLLO WOLLO Province  (Desie)Local: WELO Tekilayi Ghizati : ወሎ ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am)  (Dese)

1 Condominium:

ILLUBABOR ILLUBABOR Province [British Zone of Influence]  (Gorie)Local: ILUBABOR Tekilayi Ghizati : ኢሉባቦር ጠቅላይ ግዛት (am) + ILLUBABOR Province (en)  (Gore)

15 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

ALLIED POWERS Military Defence Pact of THE ALLIED POWERS  (Washington-District of Columbia)
EFO Economic and Financial Organization of the League of Nations : EFO  (Brusells)
ICAN International Commission for Air Navigation : ICAN  (Paris)
IGCR High Commission for Refugees : Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees : IGCR  (Berne)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
LEAGUE OF NATIONS League of Nations Covenant : LON  (Geneva)
LNHO League of Nations Health Organization : LNHO  (Geneva)
OCT Organization for Communication and Transit : OCT  (Geneva)
ORIENTAL ORTHODOXISM Old Oriental Churches : ORIENTAL ORTHODOX Churches  (Alexandria)
PCIJ Permanent Court of International Justice : PCIJ  (The Hague)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
TELECOMMUNICATION International Telecommunication Union : ITU  (Berne)
UNITED NATIONS UNITED NATIONS of The Allied Powers  (Washington-District of Columbia)
UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION Universal Postal Union : UPU  (Berne)
UNRRA United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration : UNRRA  (Washington-District of Columbia)

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

Other Territories or Entities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

BURE BURE Zone  (Bure)
GAMBELA British Concession of GAMBELA ENCLAVE  (Gambela)
ILLUBABOR ILLUBABOR Province [British Zone of Influence]  (Gorie)
OGADEN British Military Administration of the OGADEN  (Kelafo)
ZALAMBESSA ZALAMBESSA Vicinity  (Zalambessa)
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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.

    + the other sources are added according to the consulted entity.


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