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People´s Republic of China : NEW CHINA

CENTRAL SOUTH Administrative Council

Flag or logo since 1949-10-01*
CHUNG-NAN Hsing-Cheng Wei-Yuan-Huei : 中南行政委员会 (zh)
Emblem or Symbol*

Mao Tse-Tung the Great Helmsman
(ruler of RED CHINA since 1943-03-20)
Capitals & administrative places*: Wuhan
Official & national languages: Chinese (zh) .


CENTRAL SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH Administrative Council  (Wuhan)

12 Divisions:

CHINCHOU CHINCHOU Region  (Chingchow)Local: CHIN-CHOU  (Ching-Chou)
ENSHI Counties of ENSHI  (Enshi)Local: EN-SHI  (En-Shi)
HONAN HONAN Province  (Kaifeng)Local: HO-NAN Sheng : 河南省 (zh)  (K´ai-Feng)
HUANGKANG Counties of HUANGKANG  (Huangkang)Local: HUANG-KANG  (Huang-Kang)
HUNAN HUNAN Province  (Changsha)Local: HU-NAN Sheng : 湖南省 (zh)  (Ch´ang-Sha)
HUPEI HUPEI Province  (Wuhan)Local: HU-PEI Sheng : 湖北省 (zh)  (Wu-Han)
KIANGSI KIANGSI Province  (Nanchang)Local: CHIANG-HSI Sheng : 江西省 (zh)  (Nan-Ch´ang)
KWANGCHOW KWANGCHOW Special Municipality  (Canton)Local: KUANG-CHOU Shih : 广州市 (zh)  (Kuang-Chou)
KWANGSI KWANGSI Province  (Nanning)Local: KUANG-HSI Sheng : 广西省 (zh)  (Nan-Ning)
KWANGTUNG KWANGTUNG Province  (Chenkiang)Local: KUANG-TUNG Sheng : 广东省 (zh)  (Chen-Chiang)
TUNGKIANG TUNGKIANG Administrative Circumscription  (Tungkuan)Local: TUNG-CHIANG Hsing-Cheng Ch´ü-Hua : 东江行政区划 (zh)  (Tung-Kuan)
WUHAN WUHAN Special Municipality  (Wuhan)Local: WU-HAN Shih : 武汉市 (zh)  (Wu-Han)

* 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:

CHINA Republic of CHINA [Nationalist Kuomintang Government]  (Taipeh t)
RED CHINA People´s Republic of China : NEW CHINA  (Peking)
TIBET Kingdom of TIBET  (Lhasa)

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

ANSHAN ANSHAN Special Municipality  (Anshan)
BORTALA Autonomous Prefecture of BORTALA  (Bole)
CHAHAR CHAHAR Province  (Changkiakow)
CHAMDO CHAMDO Special Territory  (Chamdo)
CHEKIANG Nationalist Province of CHEKIANG  (Tachen)
CHUNGKING CHUNGKING Special Municipality  (Chungking)
EAST CHINA EAST CHINA Administrative Council  (Shanghai)
FUAN FUAN Special Administration Zone  (Fu An)
FUKIEN Miltary Province of FUKIEN [Quemoy and Matsu Islands]  (Chinsheng)
FULING FULING Special District  (Fuling)
FUSHUN FUSHUN Special Municipality  (Fushun)
HONG KONG British Crown Colony of HONG KONG  (Victoria City)
HOPEH HOPEH Province  (Paoting)
ILI ILI Special Area  (Kulja)
INNER MONGOLIA INNER MONGOLIA Autonomous Region  (Changkiakow)
JEHOL JEHOL Province  (Jehol)
JERIM JERIM League  (Tungliao)
JUU UDA JUU UDA League  (Chihfeng)
KHINGAN KHINGAN League  (Ulanhot)
KOWLOON WALLED CITY KOWLOON WALLED CITY Territory [Triads Control]  (Kowloon Walled City)
LISHUI LISHUI Special District  (Lishui)
MACAO Portuguese Overseas Colony of MACAO  (Macao)
MANCHURIA NORTHEAST Province : Manchuria Province  (Changchun)
MUKDEN MUKDEN Special Municipality [Shenyang]  (Mukden)
NANKING NANKING Special Municipality  (Nanking)
NORTHWEST CHINA NORTHWEST Administrative Council  (Paoki)
ORDOS ORDOS League  (Ordos)
PEKING PEKING Special Municipality  (Peking)
PENHSI PENHSI Special Municipality  (Penhsi)
PINGYUAN PINGYUAN Province  (Sinsiang)
PRATAS ISLANDS Military Territory of PRATAS ISLANDS  (Tungsha)
SHANGHAI SHANGHAI Special Municipality  (Shanghai)
SHANSI SHANSI Province  (Taiyuan)
SIAN SIAN Special Municipality  (Sian)
SILINGOL SILINGOL League  (Silinhot)
SOUTHWESTERN SOUTHWESTERN Administrative Council  (Chengtu)
SUIYUAN SUIYUAN Province  (Kweisui)
TAIWAN Province of TAIWAN  (Taipeh)
TAIWAN AREA Independent Customs Territory under the jurisdiction of United States Military Government on Japanese soil with Administrative Authority for the Military Occupation delegated to the Chinese Nationalists : TAIWAN AREA  (Taipeh)
TALIEN TALIEN Special Municipality  (Talien)
TEHUNG TEHUNG Region  (Kanfang)
TIENTSIN TIENTSIN Special Municipality  (Tientsin)
TULAN TULAN Autonomous District  (Hotung)
ULANCHAB ULANCHAB League  (Wulanhua)
YUYANG YUYANG Special District  (Yuyang)
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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.

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