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1942-NOV-25


Great Empire of JAPAN
(Tokyo)

Great Empire of JAPAN

Flag or Logo since 1900-01-01
Dai Nippon Teikoku : NIHON – 大日本帝國 (ja)n PCA Member
Emblem or Symbol

Emperor Hirohito
(ruler of JAPAN since 1926-12-25)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places: Tokyo
(Tōkyō)
Official & national languages: Japanese (ja) .
n national language

Mainland:


JAPAN Home Islands of the Greater Empire of JAPAN  (Tokyo)

7 Divisions:

CHUBU CHUBU Region  (Nagoya)Local: CHŪBU-Chihō : 中部地方 (ja)  (Nagoya)
CHUGOKU CHUGOKU Region  (Hiroshima)Local: CHŪGOKU-Chihō : 中国地方 (ja)  (Hirosima)
KANSAI KANSAI Region [Kinki Region]  (Osaka)Local: KINKI-Chihō : Kansai-Chihō – 関西地方 : 近畿地方 (ja)  (Osaka)
KANTO KANTO Region  (Tokyo)Local: KANTŌ-Chihō : 関東地方 (ja)  (Tōkyō)
KYUSHU KYUSHU Region  (Fukuoka)Local: KYŪSHŪ-Chihō : 九州地方 (ja)  (Hukuoka)
SHIKOKU SHIKOKU Region  (Matsuyama)Local: SHIKOKU-Chihō : 四国地方 (ja)  (Matsuyama)
TOHOKU TOHOKU Region  (Sendai)Local: TŌHOKU-Chihō : 東北地方 (ja)  (Sendai)


1 Largely Autonomous or Semi-Independent Polity

WEIHAIWEI WEIHAIWEI Special Administrative Region [Japanese Occupation]  (Weihaiwei) Emperor Hirohito


33 Territories:

ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS Japanese Commission of the ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS  (Port Blair)Local: ANDAMAN NIKOBARU SHIYOTOU Shima : アンダマン・ニコバル諸島 (ja)  (Port Blair)
ATTU AND KISKA ISLANDS Japanese Occupied Territory of KATTU AND KISKA ISLANDS  (Kiska)Local: KISUKA ATTSU Shima : キスアッツ島  (Kisuka)
BRITISH TIENTSIN TIENTSIN British Concession [Japanese Occupation]  (Tientsin British Concession)Local: TIENTSIN British Concession (en) + AMATSU IGIRISU Sokai : 天津英国租界 (ja) + TIEN-CHIN YING Tsu-Chieh :天津英租界 (zh)  (Tientsin British Concession)
BURMA Japanese Military Territory of BURMA  (Rangoon a)Local: BIRUMA no Gunji Ryōdo : ビルマの軍事領土 (ja)  (Rangūn)
CHANGSHA Japanese Concession at CHANGSHA  (Changsha Concession)Local: CHŌSASHI no-Sokai : 長沙市の 租界 (ja)  (Chōsashi)
CHOSEN Japanese Government-General of KOREA  (Seoul a)Local: CHŎSEN-Sōtoku : 朝鮮総督 (ja)  (Keijō)
DUTCH EAST INDIES Government-General of the Netherlands East Indies : NEI [Japanese Occupation]  (Jakarta a)Local: ORANDARYŌHIGASHIINDO Sōtoku : オランダ領東インド総督 (ja)  (Jakaruta)
GILBERT ISLANDS Japanese Military Commandment of GILBERT ISLANDS  (Tapiri)Local: GIRUBATO SHOTO no Imashime : ギルバート諸島 の戒め (ja)  (Tapiri)
GUAM Japanese Military Governorate of GUAM ISLAND [Great Shrine Island]  (Akashi)Local: Guamu-to : OOMIYA-TO Gunjigyōsei : 大宮ーと 諸島 軍事行政 (ja)  (Akashi-Shi)
HOKKAIDO HOKKAIDO Agency  (Sapporo)Local: HOKKAIDŌ-Chō : 北海道庁 (ja)  (Sapporo)
HONG KONG Japanese Governorate-General of HONG KONG  (Victoria City)Local: HONKON no Sōtoku : 香港の総督 (ja)  (Bikutoria-Shi)
HONGKEW Japanese District of HONGKEW  (Hongkew)Local: KŌKŌ-ku : こうこうく (ja)  (Kōkōku)
JAPANESE FOOCHOW Japanese Concession at FOOCHOW  (Foochow Japanese Concession)Local: FŪTSUO-no Sokai : 福州の 租界 (ja)  (Fūtsuo)
JAPANESE HANGCHOW Japanese Concession in HANGCHOW  (Hangchow Japanese Concession)Local: KŌSHŪ-no Sokai : 杭州の 租界 (ja)  (Kōshū)
JAPANESE HANKOW Japanese Concession at HANKOW  (Hankow Japanese Concession)Local: KAN KUCHI-no Sokai : 漢口の 租界 (ja)  (Kankuchi)
JAPANESE KHARBIN Japanese Concession of KHARBIN  (Kharbin Japanese Concession)Local: HARUBIN-no Sokai : ハルビンの 租界 (ja)  (Harubin)
JAPANESE SOOCHOW Japanese Concession at SOOCHOW  (Soochow Japanese Concession)Local: SOSHŪ-no Sokai : 蘇州の 租界 (ja)  (Soshū)
JAPANESE TIENTSIN TIENTSIN Japanese Concession  (Amatsu)Local: AMATSU-no Sokai : 天津の 租界 (ja)  (Amatsu)
KARAFUTO KARAFUTO Prefecture [South Sakhalin Region]  (Toyohara)Local: KARAFUTO-Chō : 樺太庁 (ja)  (Toyohara)
KEDAH Sultanate of KEDAH [Japanese Occupation]  (Alor Star a + Anak Bukit r)Local: KEDA-Shū : ケダ州 (ja) + Negeri KEDAH DARUL AMAN : قدح در الامن (meo)  (Alor Setar + Anak Bukit)
KELANTAN Japanese Governorate of the Sultanate of KELANTAN  (Kota Baharu a + Kubang Kerian r)Local: KURAN TAN-Shū : クランタン州 (ja) + Negeri KELANTAN DARUL NAIM : كلنتن دار النّعيم (mfa)  (Kota Baharu + Kubang Kerian)
NEW GUINEA ISLANDS Japanese Occupied Territory of NEW GUINEA ISLANDS  (Rabaul)Local: NIYUGINIA SHIMA no Ryodo : ニューギニア島の領土 (ja)  (Rabauru)
NEW MALAYA Malay Federation : NEW MALAYA [Japanese Occupation]  (Kuala Lumpur)Local: NegerI-Negeri Melayu Bersekutu : MALAI BARU – نڬري٢ ملايو برسكوتو (ms) + Maraya Renpoun : Ni-Tsu Uranai-ba MARAI – マラヤ 連邦 : 日占馬來亞 : マライ (ja)  (Kuara Runpuru)
NEW PHILIPPINES Military Governorate of PHILIPPINES  (Manila)Local: FIRIPIN no Gunjigyōsei : フィリピンの軍事行政 (ja) + Pamahalaang Militar ng PILIPINAS (tl)  (Manira)
NORTHERN BORNEO Military Territory of NORTHERN BORNEO  (Kuching)Local: BORUNEO KITA Gunji Iki : 軍のテリトリー (ja)  (Kuchinga)
OCEAN ISLAND District of OCEAN ISLAND [Japanese Occupation]  (Tabiang)Local: ŌSHAN SHIMA Chiku : オーシャン島 地区 (ja)  (Tabiang)
SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL SHANGHAI International Settlement [Japanese Occupation]  (Shanghai International Settlement)Local: SHIYANHAI Kiyoudou Sokai : 上海共同租界 (ja)  (Shiyanhai Kiyoudou Sokai)
SINGAPORE SYONAN Special Municipality [Japanese Occupation of Singapore]  (Singapore)Local: Shōnan-Tokubetsu : SYONAN : 湘南徳別 (ja)  (Shōnan)
SOUTH SEAS ISLANDS SOUTH SEAS Agency [League of Nations Mandate unrecognized by Japan]  (Koror)Local: NAN´YŌ-Guntō : 南洋群島 (ja)  (Korōru)
TAIWAN Government-General of TAIWAN [Colonial Government of Formosa]  (Taipeh)Local: TAIWAN Sōtoku : Taiwan Kōminka Undō – 臺灣總 (ja)  (Taihoku)
TIMOR TIMOR Autonomous District [Japanese Occupation]  (Dilly)Local: TEIMŌRU Chiku : ティモール地区 (ja) + Distrito autônomo de TIMOR (pt)  (Díli)
TRENGGANU Japanese Governorate of the Sultanate of TRENGGANU  (Kuala Trengganu ar)Local: TORENGANU-Shū : トレンガヌ州 (ja) + Negeri TERENGGANU DARUL IMAN : ترڠڬانو دار الإيمان (zlm)  (Kuala Terengganu)
WAKE ISLAND Japanese Occupied Territory of WAKE ISLAND  (Wake Island)Local: Nihon OOTORI SHIMA : おおとりしま (ja)  (Otori Jima)

9 Condominiums:

FRENCH HANKOW French Concession at HANKOW [Japanese Occupation]  (Hankow French Concession)Local: Concession française à HANKÉOU (fr) + HAN-K´OU Fa Tsu-Chieh : 汉口法租界 (zh) + KANKUCHI-de no Furansu Sokai : 漢口でのフランス租界 (ja)  (Concession Française de Hankéou)
FRENCH MADAGASCAR Vichy French Troops in MADAGASCAR  (Fianarantsoa Area)Local: Troupes françaises de MADAGASCAR (fr)  (Aire de Fianarantsoa)
FRENCH SHANGHAI Municipal Council of the FRENCH CONCESSION OF SHANGHAI  (Shanghai French Concession)Local: Conseil municipal de la CONCESSION FRANÇAISE DE CHANGHAÏ (fr) + SHANG-HAI FA TSU-CHIEH Shih Cheng-Chü : 上海法租界市政局 (zh)  (Concession Française de Changhaï)
INDOCHINA Government-General of the Indochinese Federation : INDOCHINA [Japanese Occupation under Vichy French Administration]  (Hanoi a + Dalat c)Local: Fédération INDOCHINOISE (fr) + FURAN INDOSHINA Renkoku : フランス領インドシナ 連邦 (ja)  (Hanoï + Da Lat)
KULANGSU INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENT Municipal Council of the KULANGSU INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENT [Japanese Occupation]  (Kulangyu)Local: KULANGSU International Koncession (da) + Internationale Konzession von KULANGSU (de) + KULANGSU International Concession (en) + Concesión Internacional de KULANGSU (es) + Concession internationale de KOULANGSEU (fr) + Concessione internazionale di KULANGSU (it) + KORONSU no Kokusai Sokai : コロンスの国際租界 (ja) + Internationale Concessie van KULANGSU (nl) + KULANGSU Internasjonale Konsesjon (no) + Concessão Internacional de KULANGSU (pt) + KULANGSU International Koncession (sv) + KU-LANG-YÜ Kuo-Tsì T´e-Hsü Ching-Ying : 鼓浪嶼國際特許經營 (zh)  (Ku-Lang-Yü)
KWANTUNG KWANTUNG Territory [Chinese Leased Territory to Japan]  (Port Arthur)Local: KANTO Shiyuu : 関東州 (ja) + KUAN-TUNG Chou : 關東州 (zh)  (Ryojun)
MACAO Territory of MACAO [Japanese Occupation]  (Macao)Local: Território de MACAU (pt) + Kuni MAKAO : 国マカオ (ja)  (Makao)
PEKING LEGATION QUARTER Joint Administrative Commission of the Diplomatic Quarter : PEKING LEGATION QUARTER [Chinese Control]  (Peking Legation Quarter)Local: TUNG CHIAO MIN Hsiang : 東交民巷 (zh)  (Tung Chiao-Min Hsiang)
SHANSI SHANSI Province [Japanese Occupation of the Autonomous Warlordship of the Shansi Clique]  (Taiyuan-Yangchu)Local: SHAN-SI Sheng : 陝西省 (zh) + SENSEI-Shō : 山西省 (ja)  (Yang-Ch´ü)

Dependent Protectorates:

GOWA Princely State of the Sultanate of GOWA  (Sungguminasa)Local: Sombaya ri GOWA : ᨔᨚᨅᨐ ᨑᨗ ᨁᨚᨓ (mak) + GOWA Surutan Kuni : ゴワ・スルタン国 (ja)  (Sunggu Minasa)
KOOTI KOOTI Kingdom  (Tanggarong)Local: KUTAI Ōkoku : クタイ王国 (ja) + Kasultanan KUTAI (vkt) + Kasultanan KUTAI (mqg)  (Tanggarong)
KUCHING Provincial State of KUCHING  (Kuching)Local: KUCHINGA-Shu : クチンガ州 (ja)  (Kuchinga)
LUWU Princely State of the Kingdom of LUWU  (Palopo)Local: Akkarungeng ri LUWUQ : ᨕᨀᨑᨘᨂᨛ ᨑᨗ ᨒᨘᨓᨘ (bug) + LUWU Shuchō Kuni : 魯武首長国 (ja)  (Palopo)
MIRI Provincial State of MIRI  (Miri)Local: MIRI-Shu : ミリ州 (ja)  (Miri)
RIOW ARCHIPELAGO Residency of RIOW ARCHIPELAGO  (Tanjung Pinang)Local: Keresidann KEPULAUAN RIAU : كڤولاوان رياو (zlm) + RIAU-shotō : リアウ諸島 (ja)  (Tandjoengpinang)
SEIKAI Provincial State of SEIKAI : Governorate of The West Coast Territory  (Api-Api)Local: SEIKAI-Shu : 西海州 (ja)  (Api)
SIBU Provincial State of SIBU  (Sibu)Local: SHIBU-Shu : シブ州 (ja)  (Shibu)
TOKAI Provincial State of TOKAI [Governorate of the East Coast Territory]  (Elopura)Local: TOKAI-Shu : 東海州 (ja)  (Elopura)

5 Assisted Countries

CHINA-NANKING Reorganized National Government of the Republic of CHINA [Nanking Nationalist Government]  (Nanking) Wang Ching-Wei
INNER MONGOLIA MONGOLIAN Autonomous Federation [Inner Mongolia Federation]  (Kalgan) Prince Teh Demchuk-Dongrup
MANCHURIA Great Empire of Manchuria : MANCHUKUO  (Hsinking) Emperor Kang-Teh Pu-Yi
SHAN STATES Japanese High Commission for the SHAN STATES  (Taunggyi + Lashio) Emperor Hirohito
THAILAND Kingdom of THAILAND [Council of Regency]  (Bangkok) King Rama VIII Ananda Mahidol






1 Government or Movement in Exile

FREE INDIA Indian Independence League : IIL [Indian National Army : INA]  (Singapore) Mohan Singh Deb



Military entities abroad, special or locally shared:

CAM RANH BAY Japanese Naval Base of CAM RANH BAY  (Cam Ranh Bay)Local: KAMU RAN WAN : カムラン湾 (ja)  (Kamu Ran Wan)
PRATAS ISLANDS Japanese Naval Station of PRATAS ISLANDS  (Tungsha)Local: TUNG-SHA Ch´iun-Tao : 東沙群島 (zh)  (Tung-Sha)


21 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)


AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
ANTI-COMINTERN Revised ANTI-COMINTERN Pact  (Berlin)
AXIS POWERS Tripartite Pact : AXIS PACT  (Berlin + Rome + Tokyo)
CENTRAL BANK Bank for International Settlements : BIS  (Basle)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GENOA AGREEMENT GENOA Economic Agreement on the Global Monetary Order  (Genoa)
GREATER EAST ASIA GREATER EAST ASIA Co-Prosperity Sphere  (Tokyo)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
MARITIME LAW International Maritime Committee : IMC  (Antwerp)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PCIJ Permanent Court of International Justice : PCIJ  (The Hague)
PUBLIC HEALTH International Office of Public Health : IOPH  (Paris)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
SHINTOISM Way of Gods : SHINTOISM  (Ujiyamada)
STANDARDS International Federation of the National Standardizing Associations : ISA  (New York + Geneva)
TELECOMMUNICATION International Telecommunication Union : ITU  (Berne)
UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION Universal Postal Union : UPU  (Berne)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)



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