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JAPAN (Tokyo) PCA Member Empire of JAPAN [Allied Occupation] : Emperor Hirohito
JAPANESE HOLDOUTS (Insulindia) Rebellion JAPANESE HOLDOUTS Resistance : Hiroo Onoda

Other Entities with similar names

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Empire of JAPAN [Allied Occupation]

Flag or logo since 1945-09-02*
Empire of JAPAN (en) + NIHON Koku : 日本国 (ja) PCA Member
Emblem or Symbol*

Emperor Hirohito
(ruler of JAPAN since 1926-12-25)

President Harry Truman
(ruler of AMERICA since 1945-04-12)
Capitals & administrative places*: Tokyo
Official & national languages: English (en) . Japanese (ja) .


JAPAN Home Islands of the Empire of JAPAN  (Tokyo)

6 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)
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)

2 Assisted Entities

CAMBODIA Independent Kingdom of CAMBODIA  (Phnom Penh) King Norodom Sihanouk
INDONESIA Republic of INDONESIA  (Jakarta a) President Ahmad Sukarno

20 Territories:

ANATAHAN Japanese Resistance in ANATAHAN Island  (Anatahan)Local: ANATAHAN-shima : アナタハン島 (ja) + ANATAHAN Island (en)  (Anatahan)
ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS Japanese Military Governorate of 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)
BONIN ISLANDS BONIN ISLANDS Territory  (Omura)Local: OGASAWARA Guntō : 小笠原群島 (ja)  (Ōmura)
CHOSEN Government-General of KOREA  (Seoul a)Local: CHŎSEN-Sōtoku : 朝鮮総督 (ja)  (Keijō)
HOKKAIDO HOKKAIDO Agency  (Sapporo)Local: HOKKAIDO Agency (en) + HOKKAIDŌ-Chō : 北海道庁 (ja)  (Sapporo)
JAPANESE HOLDOUTS JAPANESE HOLDOUTS Resistance  (Insulindia)Local: Zan-Ryū NIPPON HEI : 残留日本兵 (ja)  (Zan-Ryū Nippon Hei)
JAPANESE PHILIPPINES Japanese Military Occupied Territory of PHILIPPINES  (Kiangan)Local: FIRIPIN Gun-ku : フィリピン軍区 (ja) + Teritoryo Militar ng PILIPINAS (tl)  (Kiangan)
JAPANESE TIENTSIN TIENTSIN Japanese Concession  (Amatsu)Local: AMATSU-no Sokai : 天津の 租界 (ja)  (Amatsu)
NAURU Japanese Military Territory of NAURU  (Makwa)Local: NAURU Shima : ナウル島 (ja)  (Makwa)
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)
NORTHERN BORNEO Military Territory of NORTHERN BORNEO  (Elopura)Local: BORUNEO KITA Gunji Iki : 軍のテリトリー (ja)  (Elopura)
NORTHERN CHINA Japanese Occupied Territories of the NORTHERN CHINA AREA  (Peking)Local: KAHOKU Chiiki : 華北地域 (ja) + HUA-PEI Ti-Ch´ü : 華北地區 (zh)  (Pei-Ching)
OCCUPIED CHINA Japanese Occupied Territories in CHINA  (Nanking)Local: CHIYUUGOKU Niokeru Nipon-no Senriyouchi : 中国における日本の占領地 (ja)  (Nan-Ching)
OCEAN ISLAND District of OCEAN ISLAND [Japanese Occupation]  (Tabiang)Local: District of OCEAN ISLAND (en)  (Tabiang)
PEKING LEGATION QUARTER PEKING LEGATION Quarter [Japanese Control]  (Peking Legation Quarter)Local: TUNG CHIAO MIN Hsiang : 東交民巷 (zh)  (Tung Chiao-Min Hsiang)
SOUTH MANCHURIAN RAILWAY South Manchuria Railway Company : SMR  (Dairen)Local: Minami Manshu Tetsudo Kabushiki-gaisha : MANTETSU : みなみ まんしゅ てつど かぶしきーがいしゃ - まんてつ (ja)  (Dairen)
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)  (Dili)
WAKE ISLAND Japanese Occupied Territory of WAKE ISLAND  (Wake Island)Local: Nihon OOTORI SHIMA : おおとりしま (ja)  (Otori Jima)

Dependent Protectorates:

KUCHING Provincial State of KUCHING  (Kuching)Local: KUCHINGA-Shu : クチンガ州 (ja)  (Kuchinga)
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-Shoto : 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)

17 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
CENTRAL BANK Bank for International Settlements : BIS  (Basle)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
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)
TELECOMMUNICATION International Telecommunication Union : ITU  (Berne)
TOURISM International Union of National Tourist Propaganda Organizations : IUNTPO  (The Hague)
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)

* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

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

AMERICAN BASES IN JAPAN United States Forces JAPAN  (Yokota)
ATSUGI ATSUGI Naval Base  (Atsugi)
BONIN AND VOLCANO ISLANDS United States Military Administration of BONIN AND VOLCANO ISLANDS  (Omura)
DAITO ISLANDS DAITO ISLANDS Archipelago  (Minamidaito + Kitadaito)
FUSSA FUSSA Army Field  (Fussa)
MARCUS ISLAND United States Occupied MARCUS ISLAND  (Minamitori)
MISAWA MISAWA Air Base  (Misawa)
MOUNT FUJI American Bases of MOUNT FUJI  (Mount Fuji)
OKINAWA United States Military Governorate of OKINAWA  (Naha)
OKINOTORI ISLANDS United States Occupied OKINOTORI ISLANDS Territory  (Okinotorishima)
VOLCANO ISLANDS United States Occupation of IWO JIMA in Volcano Islands  (Iwo Jima)
YOKOSUKA YOKOSUKA Navy Yard  (Yokosuka)
ZAMA Camp ZAMA  (Zama)
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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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