BURMA (Rangoon) De facto Independent Union of BURMA : President Sao Shwe Thaik
PEOPLE´S BURMA (Bagaya) RebellionDe facto Semi-Independent People´s Republic of BURMA [People´s Democratic Front] : Thakin Thein Pe Myint

Other Entities with similar names

Union of BURMA

Union of BURMA

Flag or logo since 1948-01-04*
Pyeidaungzu MYANMA Naingngandaw : ပြည်ထောင်စု မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ (my) + Union of BURMA (en)r De facto Independent
Emblem or Symbol*

President Sao Shwe Thaik
(ruler of BURMA since 1948-01-04)
Capitals & administrative places*: Rangoon
Official & national languages: English (en) . Burmese (my) .
r recognized, diplomatic or working language at national level


BURMA Divisions of BURMA  (Rangoon)

7 Regionalized Divisions:

ARAKAN ARAKAN Division  (Sittwe)Local: RAKHINE tuing: – ရခိုင်တိုင်း (my)  (Sittway)
IRRAWADDY IRRAWADDY Division  (Bassein)Local: AYEYARWADY tuing: – ဧရာဝတီတိုင်း (my)  (Pathein)
MAGWE MAGWE Division  (Magwe)Local: MAGWAY tuing: – မကွေးတိုင်း (my)  (Magway)
MANDALAY MANDALAY Division  (Mandalay)Local: MANTA.LE: tuing: – မန္တလေးတိုင်း (my)  (Mantale)
PEGU PEGU Division  (Rangoon)Local: BAGO tuing: – ပဲခူးတိုင်း (my)  (Yangon)
SAGAING SAGAING Division  (Sagaing)Local: SAC KUING: tuing: – စစ်ကိုင်းတိုင်း (my)  (Sackuing)
TENASSERIM TENASSERIM Division  (Moulmein)Local: TANINTHARYI tuing: – တနင်္သာရီတိုင်း (my)  (Mawlamyaing)

1 Assisted Entity

PEOPLE´S BURMA People´s Republic of BURMA [People´s Democratic Front]  (Bagaya) Thakin Thein Pe Myint

5 Territories:

CHIN HILLS Autonomous CHIN HILLS Special Division  (Falam)Local: HKYINNTAUNG Aahtuu Htarnahkwal : ချင်းတောင်အထူးဌာနခွဲ (my)  (Hpalam)
KACHIN Autonomous KACHIN State  (Myitkyina)Local: KAGYIN Pranynai : ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္ (my) + Wunpawng Mungdan : JINGHPAW Mungdaw (kac)  (Myitkyina)
KAREN KAREN State  (Hpa-An)Local: KAYIN Pranynai : ကရင်ပြည်နယ် (my)  (Hpa-An)
KAREN-NI KARENNI State Council  (Loikaw)Local: KARAINNE Pranynai : ကရင်နီပြည်နယ် (my)  (Lwègaw)
SHAN SHAN States  (Taunggyi + Lashio)Local: Shan TAI : တႆး (shn) + SHAN Luumyo : ရှမ်းလူမျို (my)  (Taunggyi + Lashio)

7 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

ANTI-FASCIST LEAGUE Anti-Fascist People´s Freedom League : AFPFL  (Rangoon)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Quebec City)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
THERAVADA BUDDHISM Teaching of Little Vehicle Buddhism : THERAVADA Buddhism  (Sarnath)

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

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ARAKAN FRONTS ARAKAN National Fronts  ((Sittwe))
KARENLAND KAREN National Union  (Hpa-An)
PEOPLE´S BURMA People´s Republic of BURMA [People´s Democratic Front]  (Bagaya)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ARAKAN FRONT ARAKAN National Fronts  ((Sittwe))
FREE ARAKAN ARAKAN People´s Liberation Party  ((Sittwe))
HOPANG Wa State in HOPANG  (Hopang)
KABAW VALLEY Disputed Territory of KABAW VALLEY  (Moreh)
KARENLAND KAREN National Union  (Hpa-An)
KUNLONG Wa State in KUNLONG  (Kunlong)
MANGLON Princely State of MANGLON  (Takut)
MAW HPA Wa Sub-State of MAW HPA  (Maw Hpa)
MOT HAI Wa Sub-State of MOT HAI  (Mot Hai)
NGEKTING State of Manglon : NGEKTING  (Takut)
NORTHERN ARAKAN Pro-Pakistani Muslim Arakanese Community of Rohang : ROOINGA  (Sittwe + (Mayu Region))
POPULAR BURMA People´s Volunteer Organisation and People´s Comrade Party : PVO-PCP  (Dedaye)
RED BURMA Red Flag Communist Party Burma : RFCP  (Dedaye)
WA STATES WA States [Chinese Kuomintang Control]  (Panghsang)
WHITE BURMA White Flag Communist Party of BURMA : White Band Faction  (Bagaya)
Notes: aims to find the countries, territories, governments, administrative divisions and main international organisations that have existed during the 20th century.
   Current depth of investigation: . [red: country considered completed, rose: 1 level yet to complete, white: 2 levels yet to complete]
   For an idea on how was built the site, see the following documentary link of wikipedia [fr] : Modèle:Infobox

 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.

    + the other sources are added according to the consulted entity.


Please feel free to send your own informations or suggestions to .

 Drawn with Inkscape  Written with Notepad++  Powered by Apache Creative Commons License CC-BY Archived since 2003 by Internet Archives
Thank you.
UPDATED ON: ~ 2023-JUN-05 ~ .