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BELGIUM AND NORTHERN FRANCE (Brussels)  Military Administration of BELGIUM AND NORTHERN FRANCE :
FREE FRANCE (London xExile FREE FRENCH Empire in Exile : General Charles de Gaulle
OCCUPIED ZONE (Paris)  German Military Governorate of OCCUPIED ZONE :
FRANCE ((Bordeaux) tSDN Member French Republic : FR [French Colonial Empire] : President Albert Lebrun

Other Entities with similar names

FREE FRANCE  GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  UNITED KINGDOM 
   
(London x) - (London a + Westminster lr) - (London a + Westminster lr) -

FREE FRENCH Empire in Exile

Flag or logo since 1900-01-01*
Empire FRANÇAIS LIBRE en Exil (fr) Exile
Emblem or Symbol*

General Charles de Gaulle
(ruler of FREE FRANCE since 1940-06-22)

King George VI
(ruler of UNITED KINGDOM since 1936-12-11)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places*: London x
(London)
x capital or HQ in exile
Official & national languages: French (fr) .

Exiled Government or Entity:


FREE FRANCE FREE FRANCE Government  (London)




1 Territory:

CHANDERNAGORE Free French Settlement of CHANDERNAGORE  (Chandernagore)Local: Établissement français libre de CHANDERNAGOR (fr)  (Chandernagor)

5 Condominiums:

FRENCH CHUNGKING French Marine Establishment of Odent in CHUNGKING  (Odent)Local: Établissement de la Marine française d´Odent à TCHONG-KING (fr)  (Odent)
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES-CURACAO Allied Forces in the Government-General of the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES [Allied Protectorate]  (Willemstad)Local: Allied Forces in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES (en) + Forces alliées aux ANTILLES NÉERLANDAISES (fr) + Gebiedsdeel van NEDERLANDSE ANTILLEN (nl)  (Willemstad)
PAKLAY ZONE Franco-Thai Demilitarized Free Zone : PAKLAY ZONE  (Muang Paklay)Local: Zone démilitarisée FRANCO-THAÏLANDAISE (fr) + K̄het Plxdthh̄ār F̄Rạ̀NGṣ̄ES̄-THịY : เขตปลอดทหารฝรั่งเศส - ไทย (th)  (Muang Paklay)
SAINT HELENA DOMAIN French National Domain on SAINT HELENA ISLAND [Longwood House and Valley of the Tomb]  (Longwood House)Local: Domaine national de SAINTE-HÉLÈNE (fr)  (Longwood House)
SUEZ CANAL ZONE SUEZ CANAL ZONE [Suez Canal Company under British Protection]  (Port Suez)Local: Suez Canal Company : SUEZ CANAL ZONE (en) + Compagnie du Canal de Suez : ZONE DU CANAL DE SUEZ (fr) + Muhafazah QANAT AS-SUWAIS : محافظة قناة السويس (ar)  (Port Suez)



Military entities abroad, special or locally shared:

ARUBA-SAINT MARTIN Allied Forces in ARUBA AND SAINT MARTIN  (Aruba Base)Local: Forces alliées à ARUBA ET SAINT-MARTIN (fr)  (Aruba Base)
STATION ISMAILIA Royal Air Force STATION ISMAILIA  (Station Ismailia)Local: Royal Air Force STATION ISMAILIA (en)  (Station Ismailia)


9 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


ALLIED POWERS Anti-German Coalition : Military Defence Pact of THE ALLIED POWERS  (London)
ENTENTE CORDIALE Agreements of ENTENTE CORDIALE  (London)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property : UIBPIP  (Berne)
OLD ALLIANCE Old Alliance : FRANCO-SCOTTISH ALLIANCE  (Saint Germain in Laye)
PAN-AMERICAN HEALTH Pan-American Sanitary Bureau : PASB  (Washington-District of Columbia)
PANEUROPA PANEUROPEAN Movement : Paneuropean Union-in-Exile  (Washington-District of Columbia)
TOURISM International Union of National Tourist Propaganda Organizations : IUNTPO  (The Hague)
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.

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

FRANCE French Republic : FR [French Colonial Empire]  ((Bordeaux) t)


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

ADELIE LAND French Sector of ADELIE LAND  ((Vichy))
ALO Tua Kingdom : Traditional Kingdom of ALO  (Malae)
ALSACE-LORRAINE German Territory of ALSACE-LORRAINE  (Strasbourg)
AMSTERDAM ISLAND French Possession of AMSTERDAM ISLAND  (New Amsterdam)
AUSTRAL ISLANDS French Settlement of AUSTRAL ISLANDS  (Mataura)
BASSAS DA INDIA French Dependency of BASSAS DA INDIA  (Bassas da India)
CANAQUIA CANAQUE Chiefdoms  (Noumea)
CHAUSEY ISLANDS Archipelago of CHAUSEY ISLANDS  (Grande Ile)
CHESTERFIELD ISLANDS Dependencies of CHESTERFIELD ISLANDS  (Chesterfield)
CLIPPERTON ISLAND CLIPPERTON Island [Administration from French Oceania]  (Clipperton)
CORSICA Department of CORSICA  (Ajaccio)
CROZET ISLANDS French Nature Reserve of CROZET ISLANDS  (Crozet)
DESIRADE DESIRADE Commune  (Beausejour)
DREHU DREHU Traditional Area  (We on Lifu)
EASTERN FRANCE German Occupied Territory of EASTERN FRANCE  (Nancy)
EUROPA ISLAND French Dependency of EUROPA ISLAND  (Europa)
FRANCE German Military Administration for FRANCE  (Paris)
FRENCH AUSTRAL ISLANDS French Possessions of AUSTRAL ISLANDS  ((Tamatave) + Port Couvreux v)
FRENCH GUIANA Colony of FRENCH GUIANA  (Cayenne)
FRENCH SETTLEMENTS OF OCEANIA Governorate of the FRENCH SETTLEMENTS OF OCEANIA  (Papeete)
FRENCH WAR GRAVES FRENCH WAR GRAVES Abroad  (Vichy)
GERMAN CEMETERIES IN FRANCE Territories of the GERMAN CEMETERIES IN FRANCE  (Neuville-Saint-Vaast)
GLORIOSO ISLANDS French Dependency of GLORIOSO ISLANDS  (Greater Glorioso)
GUADELOUPE AND DEPENDENCIES General Council of GUADELOUPE AND DEPENDENCIES  (Basse-Terre)
GUIANA Territory of FRENCH GUIANA  (Cayenne)
HORN ISLANDS HORN ISLANDS Group : Futuna  (Malae + Leava)
HUNTER ISLAND Dependency of HUNTER ISLAND  (-)
HUON AND SURPRISE ISLANDS Dependencies of HUON AND SURPRISE ISLANDS : Atolls of D´Entrecasteaux Reefs  (Huon)
ININI French Colony of the Territory of ININI  (Saint Elie)
ISLE OF PINES French Possession of ISLE OF PINES : High Chiefdom of Kunie  (Gadji)
ISLE OF SAILORS Commune of ISLE OF SAILORS  (Ile Aux Marins)
ISLES OF THE SAINTS Communes of THE ISLES OF THE SAINTS  (Terre de Haut + Terre de Bas)
JUAN DE NOVA ISLAND French Colony of JUAN DE NOVA ISLAND  (Juan de Nova)
KERGUELEN ARCHIPELAGO French Possession of KERGUELEN ARCHIPELAGO  (Port Couvreux)
LOYALTY ISLANDS Dependencies of LOYALTY ISLANDS  (We on Lifu)
MARIE-GALANTE Communes of MARIE-GALANTE  (Grand-Bourg)
MARQUESAS ISLANDS French Settlement of MARQUESAS ISLANDS  (Atuona + Taiohae)
MARTINIQUE French Colony of MARTINIQUE  (Fort of France)
MATTHEW AND HUNTER ISLANDS MATTHEW AND HUNTER ISLANDS Group  (-)
MATTHEW ISLAND Dependency of MATTHEW ISLAND  (-)
MIQUELON-LANGLADE Commune of MIQUELON-LANGLADE  (Miquelon)
NENGONE NENGONE Traditional Area  (Tadin)
NEW CALEDONIA AND DEPENDENCIES French Colony of NEW CALEDONIA AND DEPENDENCIES  (Numea)
NORTHERN FRANCE German Occupied Territory of NORTHERN FRANCE  (Lille)
OCCUPIED ZONE German Military Governorate of OCCUPIED ZONE  (Paris)
OUEN ISLAND OUEN ISLAND Chiefdom  (Ouara)
PACIFIC OCEAN High Commission of the Republic in THE PACIFIC OCEAN  (Numea)
PETITE TERRE ISLANDS PETITE TERRE ISLANDS Archipelago  (Terre de Bas)
REUNION French Colony of REUNION  (Saint Denis of the Reunion)
ROYASQUE COUNTRY Communes of ROYASQUE COUNTRY  (Tenda + Briga)
SAINT BARTHOLOMEW French Possession of SAINT BARTHOLOMEW  (Gustavia)
SAINT MARTIN French Zone of SAINT MARTIN  (Marigot)
SAINT PAUL AND AMSTERDAM ISLANDS French Colony of SAINT PAUL AND AMSTERDAM ISLANDS  (New Amsterdam)
SAINT PAUL ISLAND French Possession of SAINT PAUL ISLAND  (Saint Paul)
SAINT PIERRE Commune of SAINT PIERRE  (Saint Pierre)
SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON French Colony of SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON  (Saint Pierre)
SIGAVE Traditional Kingdom of SIGAVE  (Leava)
SOCIETY ISLANDS French Settlements of SOCIETY ISLANDS  (Papeete)
TAHITI French Settlement of TAHITI  (Papeete)
THEATER ATLANTIC WEST French Possessions in The Americas : THEATER ATLANTIC WEST [High Commission of the Republic in the Antilles and French Guiana]  (Fort of France)
TROMELIN ISLAND Leased Territory of TROMELIN ISLAND  (Tromelin)
TUAMOTU ISLANDS French Settlement of TUAMOTU ISLANDS  (Avatoru)
UVEA Traditional Kingdom of UVEA  (Mata-Utu on Uvea)
WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS French Colony of WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS  (Mata-Utu on Uvea)
WALLIS ARCHIPELAGO WALLIS ARCHIPELAGO Group  (Mata-Utu on Uvea)
WALPOLE ISLAND Dependency of WALPOLE ISLAND  (Walpole)
WALPOLE MATTHEW AND HUNTER ISLANDS Dependencies of WALPOLE MATTHEW AND HUNTER ISLANDS  (Walpole)
YAI YAI Traditional Area  (Fayawe)
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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.
   * 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.

 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 Ethnia.org 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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