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1943-SEP-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


21 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)
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 KHARBIN Japanese Concession of KHARBIN  (Kharbin Japanese Concession)Local: HARUBIN-no Sokai : ハルビンの 租界 (ja)  (Harubin)
KARAFUTO KARAFUTO Prefecture [South Sakhalin Region]  (Toyohara)Local: KARAFUTO-Chō : 樺太庁 (ja)  (Toyohara)
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 Federation of Malaya and Singapore : NEW MALAYA [Japanese Occupation]  (Kuala Lumpur)Local: Negeri-Negeri Melayu Singapura Bersekutu : MALAI BARU – نڬري٢ ملايو برسكوتو سيڠاڤورا (ms) + Maraya to Shonan Renmei : Ni-Tsu Uranai-ba MARAI – マラヤ と 湘南 連盟 : 日占馬來亞 : マライ (ja)  (Kuara Runpuru)
NORTHERN BORNEO Military Territory of NORTHERN BORNEO  (Elopura)Local: BORUNEO KITA Gunji Iki : 軍のテリトリー (ja)  (Elopura)
OCEAN ISLAND District of OCEAN ISLAND [Japanese Occupation]  (Tabiang)Local: ŌSHAN SHIMA Chiku : オーシャン島 地区 (ja)  (Tabiang)
PHILIPPINES State of PHILIPPINES  (Manila)Local: Estado ng PILIPINAS (tl) + FIRIPIN Koku : フィリピン 国 (ja) + Estado de FILIPINAS (es)  (Maynila)
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)
WAKE ISLAND Japanese Occupied Territory of WAKE ISLAND  (Wake Island)Local: Nihon OOTORI SHIMA : おおとりしま (ja)  (Otori Jima)

7 Condominiums:

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)
ITALIAN TIENTSIN TIENTSIN Italian Concession [Japanese Occupation]  (Tientsin Italian Concession)Local: Concessione di TIENTSIN (it) + AMATSU Itaria-no Jiyouho : 天津イタリアの譲歩 (ja)  (Tien-Tsin)
JAPANESE HANKOW Japanese Concession at HANKOW  (Hankow Japanese Concession)Local: KAN KUCHI-no Sokai : 漢口の 租界 (ja)  (Kankuchi)
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 Protectorate of MACAO [Japanese Occupation]  (Macao)Local: Protectorado de MACAU (pt) + Kuni MAKAO : 国マカオ (ja)  (Makao)
PEKING LEGATION 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

BURMA State of BURMA  (Rangoon a) Adipati Ba Maw
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
THAILAND Kingdom of THAILAND [Council of Regency]  (Bangkok a + Nakhonban Phetchabun fh) King Rama VIII Ananda Mahidol






1 Government or Movement in Exile

FREE INDIA Indian Independence League : IIL [Indian National Army : INA]  (Singapore) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose



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 Axis Countries : AXIS PACT  (Berlin + 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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