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FRENCH SETTLEMENTS IN INDIA (Pondicherry)  French Overseas Territory of the FRENCH SETTLEMENTS IN INDIA :
PORTUGUESE INDIA (New Goa)  Portuguese Overseas Province of INDIA [Governorate-General of the Portuguese State of India] :
INDIAN UNION (New Delhi a + Simla sUNO Member Dominion of India : INDIAN UNION : Chakravarti Rajagopalachari

Other Entities with similar names

INDIAN UNION  UNITED KINGDOM 
  
(New Delhi a + Simla s) - (London a + Westminster lr) -

Dominion of India : INDIAN UNION

Flag or logo since 1947-07-22*
Dominion of India : INDIAN UNION (en) + BHĀRATA Adhirājya : भारतम् अधिराज्य (hi) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol*

Chakravarti Rajagopalachari
(ruler of INDIAN UNION since 1948-06-21)

King George VI
(ruler of UNITED KINGDOM since 1936-12-11)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places*: New Delhi a + Simla s
(New Delhi + Simla)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
r summer capital
Official & national languages: English (en) . Hindi (hi) .

Mainland:


INDIA Provinces of INDIA  (New Delhi + Simla)

16 Federated Divisions:

AJMER-MERWARA AJMER-MERWARA Province  (Ajmer)Local: AJMER-MERWARA Province (en) + AJMIR-MEVAAD Praant : अजमेर-मेवाड़ प्रांत (hi)  (Ajmer)
ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS Province of ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS  (Port Blair)Local: Province of ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS (en) + ANDAMAAN AUR NIKOBAAR DVEEPASAMOOH Praant : अंडमान और निकोबार द्वीप समूह प्रांत (hi)  (Port Blair)
ASSAM ASSAM Province  (Gauhati)Local: ASSAM Province (en) + ASOM : অসম (as) + ASAMA Pradesha : আসাম প্রদেশ (bn) + ASOM (brx)  (Gauhati)
BIHAR BIHAR Province  (Patna)Local: BIHAR Province (en) + BIHAR Prant : बिहार प्रांत (hi)  (Patna)
BILASPUR BILASPUR Province  (Bilaspur)Local: BILASPUR Province (en) + BILASAPUR Praant : बिलासपुर प्रांत (hi)  (Bilaspur)
BOMBAY BOMBAY Province  (Bombay)Local: BOMBAY Province (en) + BOMBE Pranta : बॉम्बे प्रांत (mr)  (Bombay)
CENTRAL PROVINCES AND BERAR Province of CENTRAL PROVINCES AND BERAR  (Nagpur)Local: MADHIYA PRADESH AUR BARAR Prant : माधिया प्रदेश और बारार प्रांत (hi) + MADHIYA PRADESH AUR BARAR Prant : माधिया प्रदेश और बारार प्रांत (bns) + Province of CENTRAL PROVINCES AND BERAR (en)  (Nagpur)
COORG COORG Province  (Mercara)Local: COORG Province (en) + KURG Prantya : ಕೂರ್ಗ್ ಪ್ರಾಂತ್ಯ (kfa) + KOORG Praant : कूर्ग प्रांत (hi)  (Madikeri)
DELHI DELHI Province  (Delhi)Local: DELHI Province (en) + DILLĪ Prant : दिल्ली प्रांत (hi)  (Delhi)
EST PUNJAB Indian Province of EAST PUNJAB  (Amritsar)Local: EAST PANJAB Province (en) + PURABI PANJABA Pranta : ਪੂਰਬੀ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਪ੍ਰਾਂਤ (pa)  (Amritsar)
HIMACHAL PRADESH Province of HIMACHAL PRADESH  (Simla)Local: HIMACHAL PRADESH Province (en) + HIMACHAL PRADESH Prant : हिमाचल प्रदेश प्रांत (hi)  (Simla)
KUTCH KUTCH Province  (Bhuj)Local: KUTCH Province (en) + KACHH Praant : ڪڇ صوبو (kfr) + KACHCHH Praant : कच्छ प्रांत (hi)  (Bhuj)
MADRAS MADRAS Province  (Madras)Local: MADRAS Province (en) + CHENNAI Makanam : சென்னை மாகாணம் (ta) + MADARAS Praant : मदरस प्रांत (hi)  (Madras)
ORISSA ORISSA Province  (Bhubaneswar)Local: ORISSA Province (en) + UDEESA Praant : उड़ीसा प्रांत (hi) + ORISHA : ଓଡ଼ିଶା (or)  (Bhubaneshwar)
UNITED PROVINCES Province of UNITED PROVINCES  (Lucknow)Local: Province of UNITED PROVINCES (en) + SANYUKT PROVINS Prant : संयुक्त प्रोविन्स प्रांत (hi)  (Lakhnau)
WEST BENGAL WEST BENGAL Province  (Calcutta)Local: Province of WEST BENGAL (en) + PASHCIMA BANGA Pradesha : পশ্চিম বঙ্গ প্রদেশ (bn)  (Calcutta)


10 Largely Autonomous or Semi-Independent Polities

CENTRAL INDIA MADHYA BHARAT State : Malwa Union  (Indore) Maharajah Sir George Jivaji Rao Scindia of Gwalior of Gwalior
COCHIN Kingdom of COCHIN  (Tripunithura + Trichur + Cochin) Chakravarti Rajagopalachari
KHASI STATES Federation of the KHASI STATES  (Shillong) Chakravarti Rajagopalachari
MATSYA United States of Matsya : MATSYA States Union  (Alwar) Maharajah Sir Udai Bhan Singh of Dholpur
PATIALA AND EAST PUNJAB STATES Patiala and East Punjab States Union : PEPSU  (Patiala) Maharajah Sir Yadavindra Singh
RAJASTHAN United States of RAJASTHAN  (Mount Abu) Chakravarti Rajagopalachari
SAURASHTRA SAURASHTRA State : United States of Kathiawar  (Rajkot) Maharajah Sir Digvijaysinhji Ranjitsinhji Jadeja of Nawanagar
TEHRI GARHWAL TEHRI State : Garhwal  (Tehri) Maharajah Manvendra Shah
TRAVANCORE Kingdom of TRAVANCORE  (Trivandrum) Chakravarti Rajagopalachari
VINDHYA PRADESH United State of VINDHYA PRADESH  (Rewa) Maharajah Martand Singh of Rewa


6 Assisted Entities

BHOPAL State of BHOPAL  (Bhopal) Nawab Sir Mohammad Hamidollah Khan Iskandar Sowlat Iftikhar al-Molk Bahadur
BHUTAN Kingdom of BHUTAN [British and Indian Protectorate]  (Paro a + Punakha w + Thimbu s) King Jigme Wangchuk
HYDEBABAD State of HYDEBABAD DECCAN [Indian Occupation]  (Hyderabad) Nizam Fath Jang Mir Osman Ali Khan Asaf Jah VII
JAMMU AND KASHMIR State of JAMMU AND KASHMIR [United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan-UNCIP]  (Jammu w + Srinagar s) Maharajah Sir Hari Singh
MYSORE State of MYSORE  (Bangalore) Maharajah Sir Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar
SIKKIM Kingdom of SIKKIM [Indian Protectorate]  (Gangtok) Maharajah Sir Tashi Namgyal



1 Condominium:

WESTERN JAPAN British Commonwealth Occupation Force in WESTERN JAPAN  (Kure)Local: British Commonwealth Occupation Force in Western Japan : BCOF (en) + Igirisu Renpō Senryō-Gun : IRSG - イギリス連邦占領軍 (ja)  (Kure)



28 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


AFRICAN NATURE Convention Relative to the Preservation of Fauna and Flora in their Natural State : LONDON CONVENTION  (London)
AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
COMMONWEALTH THE COMMONWEATH of Nations  (Westminster)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Quebec City)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade : GATT  (Villa Bocage)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Geneva)
INTERNATIONAL TRADE International Trade Organization : ITO  (Havana)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IUPN International Union for the Protection of Nature : IUPN  (Brussels)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PEACE World Peace Council : WPC  (Paris + Prague)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
STANDARDIZATION International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Temporary Agency  (New York City)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (Paris)
UNRRA United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration : UNRRA  (Washington-District of Columbia)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny)
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:

BHOPAL State of BHOPAL  (Bhopal)
CENTRAL INDIA MADHYA BHARAT State : Malwa Union  (Indore)
COCHIN Kingdom of COCHIN  (Tripunithura + Trichur + Cochin)
COOCH BEHAR Princely State of COOCH BEHAR [under British Suzerainty]  (Cooch Behar)
HYDEBABAD State of HYDEBABAD DECCAN [Indian Occupation]  (Hyderabad)
JAMMU AND KASHMIR State of JAMMU AND KASHMIR [United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan-UNCIP]  (Jammu w + Srinagar s)
KHASI STATES Federation of the KHASI STATES  (Shillong)
MANIPUR Independent Kingdom of MANIPUR  (Imphal)
MATSYA United States of Matsya : MATSYA States Union  (Alwar)
MYSORE State of MYSORE  (Bangalore)
PATIALA AND EAST PUNJAB STATES Patiala and East Punjab States Union : PEPSU  (Patiala)
RAJASTHAN United States of RAJASTHAN  (Mount Abu)
SAURASHTRA SAURASHTRA State : United States of Kathiawar  (Rajkot)
SIKKIM Kingdom of SIKKIM [Indian Protectorate]  (Gangtok)
TEHRI GARHWAL TEHRI State : Garhwal  (Tehri)
TRAVANCORE Kingdom of TRAVANCORE  (Trivandrum)
TRIPURA TRIPURA Kingdom : Rajahnate of Tripura  (Agartala)
VINDHYA PRADESH United State of VINDHYA PRADESH  (Rewa)


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

ALWAR ALWAR State  (Alwar)
ANGEDIVA ISLAND Governorate of ANGEDIVA ISLAND [Enclave]  (Anjediva)
BAGELKHAND BAGELKHAND Division  (Rewa)
BANSWARA BANSWARA State  (Banswara)
BARAUNDHA BARAUNDHA State  (Baraundha)
BHARATPUR BHARATPUR State  (Deeg)
BIKANER BIKANER State  (Bikaner)
BUNDELKHAND BUNDELKHAND Division  (Nowgong)
BUNDI BUNDI State  (Bundi)
CHANDERNAGORE Free City of CHANDERNAGORE  (Chandernagore)
COOCH BEHAR CHITMAHALS Cooch Behar Enclaves of CHITMAHALS  (Dasiarchhara)
DADRA DADRA Parish [Enclave]  (Dadra)
DAMAO Portuguese District of DAMAO  (Damao)
DEWAS JUNIOR State of DEWAS JUNIOR BRANCH  (Dewas)
DEWAS SENIOR State of DEWAS SENIOR BRANCH  (Dewas)
DHAR DHAR State  (Dhar)
DHOLPUR DHOLPUR State  (Dholpur)
DIU Governorate of the Portuguese District of DIU ISLAND  (Diu)
DUNGARPUR DUNGARPUR State  (Dungarpur)
FARIDKOT FARIDKOT State  (Faridkot)
FRENCH SETTLEMENTS IN INDIA French Overseas Territory of the FRENCH SETTLEMENTS IN INDIA  (Pondicherry)
GARO HILLS GARO HILLS District  (Tura)
GOA GOA Portuguese Overseas Province  (New Goa)
GWALIOR GWALIOR State  (Laskar)
IDAR IDAR State  (Idar)
INDORE INDORE State  (Indore)
JAINTIA HILLS JAINTIA HILLS District  (Jowai)
JAIPUR JAIPUR State  (Jaipur)
JAISALMER JAISELMER State  (Jaisalmer)
JAMMU JAMMU Division  (Jammu)
JAORA JAORA State  (Jaora)
JHALAWAR JHALAWAR State  (Jhalawar)
JIND JIND State  (Jind)
JODHPUR JODHPUR State  (Jodhpur)
JUNAGADH JUNAGADH State  (Junagadh)
KALSIA Princely State of KALSIA  (Chhachhrauli)
KAPURTHALA Princely State of KAPURTHALA  (Kapurthala)
KARAULI KARAULI State  (Karauli)
KARIKAL French Settlement of KARIKAL  (Karikal)
KASHMIR VALLEY KASHMIR VALLEY Division  (Srinagar)
KHASI HILLS KHASI HILLS District  (Shillong)
KISHANGARH KISHANGARH State  (Kishangarh)
KOTA KOTA State  (Kota)
LADAKH LADAKH Division  (Leh)
MAHE French Settlement of MAHE  (Mahe)
MAHISUR Kingdom of MYSORE  (Bangalore)
MALERKOTLA MALERKOTLA State  (Malerkotla)
MEWAR MEWAR State  (Udaipur)
MIZO MIZO Union  (Churachandpur)
NABHA NABHA State  (Nabha)
NAGAR-AVELI NAGAR AVELI County  (Silvassa)
NALAGARH NALAGARH State  (Nalagarh)
ORCHA ORCHA State  (Orcha)
PARTABGARH PARTABGARH State  (Partabgarh)
PATIALA PATIALA State  (Patiala)
PIPLODA PIPLODA State  (Piploda)
PONDICHERRY French Settlement of PONDICHERRY  (Pondicherry)
PORTUGUESE INDIA Portuguese Overseas Province of INDIA [Governorate-General of the Portuguese State of India]  (New Goa)
RAJKOT RAJKOT State  (Rajkot)
RATLAM RATLAM State  (Ratlam)
REWA REWA District  (Rewa)
SAILANA SAILANA State  (Sailana)
SATNA SATNA District  (Satna)
SEROHI SEROHI State  (Serohi)
SHAHPURA SHAHPURA State  (Shahpura)
SITAMAU SITAMAU State  (Deven)
TELANGANA Vetti Chakiri Movement : Communist Rebellion in TELANGANA Region  (Nalgonda)
TONK TONK State  (Tonk)
YANAON French Settlement of YANAON  (Yanaon)
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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.

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