BRITISH BURMA IN EXILE (Simla + Fort Hertz) Exile British Colony of BURMA : Colonial Government of British Burma in Exile : Sir Reginald Hugh Dorman-Smith
BURMA (Rangoon) De facto Semi-Independent State of BURMA : Republic of Burma : Adipati Ba Maw
COMMUNIST BURMA (Pegu) Rebellion Communist Party of BURMA [in the Anti-Fascist Organisation] : Thakin Thein Pe Myint

Other Entities with similar names

(Tokyo) - (Rangoon) -

State of BURMA : Republic of Burma

Flag or logo since 1943-08-01*
BIRUMA-Koku : 緬甸國 (ja) + State of BURMA (en) + BAMAR Luumyoe Pyinaal : ဗမာလူမျိုးပြည်နယ် (my) De facto Semi-Independent
Emblem or Symbol*

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

Adipati Ba Maw
(ruler of BURMA since 1943-08-01)
Capital:Rangoon - (Rangūn)
Official languages: English (en) . Japanese (ja) . Burmese (my) .


BURMA Divisions of BURMA  (Rangoon)

6 Mainland Divisions:

IRRAWADDY IRRAWADDY Division  (Bassein)Local: IRAWADI-ka : イラワディ課 (ja) + AYEYARWADY tuing: - ဧရာဝတီတိုင်း (my)  (Basein)
MAGWE MAGWE Division  (Magwe)Local: MAGURE-ka : マグレ課 (ja) + MAGWAY tuing: - မကွေးတိုင်း (my)  (Magure)
MANDALAY MANDALAY Division  (Mandalay)Local: MANDARĒ-ka : マンダレー課 (ja) + MANTA.LE: tuing: - မန္တလေးတိုင်း (my)  (Mandarē)
PEGU PEGU Division  (Rangoon)Local: PEGU-ka : ペグ課 (ja) + BAGO tuing: - ပဲခူးတိုင်း (my)  (Rangūn)
SAGAING SAGAING Division  (Sagaing)Local: ZAGAIN-ka : ザガイン課 (ja) + SAC KUING: tuing: - စစ်ကိုင်းတိုင်း (my)  (Zagain)
TENASSERIM TENASSERIM Division  (Moulmein)Local: TENASERIMU-ka : テナセリム課 (ja) + TANINTHARYI tuing: - တနင်္သာရီတိုင်း (my)  (Morumein)

4 Territories:

ARAKAN ARAKAN Autonomous Division  (Akyab)Local: ARAKAN-ka : アラカン課 (ja)  (Akyab)
HSIPAW Burmese Administration of the State of HSIPAW  (Hsipaw)Local: TIBŌ-Shū : ティボー州 (ja) + Saohpa HSIPAW : သီႇပေႃႉ (shn) + THIBAW Myahoet : သီပေါမြို့ (my)  (Thibaw)
SHAN SHAN Federated States  (Taunggyi + Lashio)Local: Rengō SHAN-SHŪ : 連合シャン州 (ja) + Shan TAI : တႆး (shn) + SHAN Luumyo : ရှမ်းလူမျို (my)  (Taunggyi + Lashio)
WA STATES WA STATES Group  (Takut + Hopang)Local: WA-Shū : ワ州 (ja) + Meung VA (wbm) + WǍ Bāng : 佤邦 (zh)  (Takut + Hopang)

1 Government in Exile

FREE INDIA Provisional Government of FREE INDIA  (Rangoon) Subhas Chandra Bose

4 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
TELECOMMUNICATION International Telecommunication Union : ITU  (Berne)
THERAVADA BUDDHISM Teaching of Little Vehicle Buddhism : THERAVADA Buddhism  (Sarnath)

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

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

COMMUNIST BURMA Communist Party of BURMA [in the Anti-Fascist Organisation]  (Pegu)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

BRITISH BURMA IN EXILE British Colony of BURMA : Colonial Government of British Burma in Exile  (Simla + Fort Hertz)
FORMET THAI TERRITORIES Military Governorate of the Unified FORMER THAI TERRITORIES  (Kengtung)
FORT HERTZ FORT HERTZ District  (Fort Hertz)
FREE BRITISH BURMA Anti-Japan Movement of BRITISH BURMA  (Burma Jungle)
KOKANG Nationalist China Occupied Sub-State of KOKANG  (Kungkeng)
MONG PAN MONG PAN State  (Mongpan)
MONGPAN Shan State of MONGPAN  (Mongpan)
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 Main 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.

 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.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.


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