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League of Nations Covenant : LON

Flag or logo since 1930-01-01*
Société des Nations : SDN (fr) + League of Nations : LON (en) + Sociedad de Naciones : SDN (es) Organisation
Emblem or Symbol*

SG Sir James Eric Drummond (uk)
(since 1919-05-07)
Capital:Geneva - (Genève)
Official languages: English (en) . Spanish (es) . French (fr) .

Organisation:


LEAGUE OF NATIONS League of Nations Covenant : LON  (Geneva)

4 Organs or similar:

IPB International Peace Bureau : IPB  (Berne)Local: Bureau International de la Paix : BIP (fr) + International Peace Bureau : IPB (en)  (Bern)
LON League of Nations Secretariat : LON  (Geneva)Local: LEAGUE OF NATIONS Secretariat (en) + Secrétariat de la SOCIÉTÉ DES NATIONS (fr) + Secretaría de la SOCIEDAD DE LAS NACIONES (es)  (Genève)
LONNY League of Nations in NEW YORK  (New York City)Local: League of Nations Convention in NEW YORK (en) + Convention de la SOCIÉTÉ DES NATIONS à New York (fr) + Convención de la SOCIEDAD DE NACIONES en Nueva York (es)  (New York City)
PMC Permanent Mandates Commission : PMC  (Geneva)Local: Permanent Mandates Commission : PMC (en) + Commission Permanente des Mandats : CPM (fr)  (Genève)



7 Assisted Entities

DANZIG Free City of DANZIG under League of Nations Protection  (Danzig) Heinrich Sahm
IRAQ IRAQI Kingdom [League of Nations Mandate under British Protectorate]  (Baghdad) King Faysal I
LEBANON Autonomous LEBANESE Republic [League of Nations Mandate under French Protectorate]  (Beirut) President Charles Debbas
LEVANT STATES High Commission of the French Mandate for Syria and Lebanon : LEVANTINE STATES  (Beirut) Frederic Francois-Marsal
PALESTINE British Mandate for PALESTINE [League of Nations Mandate]  (Jerusalem) King George V
SAAR BASIN League of Nations Mandate of the Territory of THE SAAR BASIN  (Saarbrucken) Peter Scheuer
TRANSJORDAN TRANSJORDAN Emirate [League of Nations Mandate under British Protectorate]  (Amman) Emir Abdallah I



14 Territories:

AMBASSADORS Conference of AMBASSADORS of the Principal Allied and Associated Powers  (Paris)Local: Conférence des AMBASSADEURS des Principales Puissances Alliées et Associées (fr) + Conference of AMBASSADORS of the Principal Allied and Associated Powers (en)  (Paris)
ATCCT Advisory and Technical Committee for Communications and Transit : ATCCT  (Geneva)Local: Advisory and Technical Committee for Communications and Transit : ATCCT (en) + Comité Consultatif et Technique des Communications et des Transports : CCTCT (fr) + Comité Asesor y Técnico de Comunicaciones y Tránsito:: CATCT (es)  (Genève)
CTW Advisory Committee on the Traffic in Women and Children : CTW  (New York City)Local: Advisory Committee on the Traffic in Women and Children : CTW (en) + Comité consultatif sur le Trafic des Femmes et des Enfants : CTF (fr)  (New York City)
DISARMAMENT Geneva Naval Conference : DISARMAMENT Convention banning Chemical Weapons  (Geneva)Local: Geneva Naval Conference : DISARMAMENT Convention banning Chemical Weapons (en) + Conférence navale de Genève : Convention sur le DÉSARMEMENT sur l''interdiction des Armes Chimiques (fr) + Naval Conferencia Convenio de Ginebra : DESARMAR en la Prohibición de las Armas Químicas (es)  (Genève)
EFO Economic and Financial Organization of the League of Nations : EFO  (Brusells)Local: Economic and Financial Organization of the League of Nations : EFO (en) + Organisation Financière et Économique de la Société des Nations : OFÉ (fr) + Organización Económica y Financiera de la Sociedad de Naciones : OEF (es)  (Bruxelles)
HCR League of Nations High Commission for Refugees : HCR  (Berne)Local: Haut-Commissariat de la Société des Nations pour les Réfugiés : HCR (fr) + League of Nations High Commission for Refugees : HCR (en)  (Bern)
ICAN International Commission for Air Navigation : ICAN  (Paris)Local: Commission Internationale de la Navigation Aérienne : CINA (fr)  (Paris)
ICIC International Commission on Intellectual Co-operation : ICIC  (Geneva)Local: International Commission on Intellectual Co-operation : ICIC (en) + Commission Internationale de Coopération Intellectuelle : CICI (fr) + Comisión Internacional de Cooperación Intelectual: CICI (es)  (Genève)
IHB International Hydrographic Bureau : IHB Specialized Agency  (Monaco)Local: Bureau Hydrographique International : Agence spécialisée du BHI (fr) + International Hydrographic Bureau : IHB Specialized Agency (en)  (Monaco)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)Local: International Labour Organization : ILO (en) + Organisation Internationale du Travail : OIT (fr) + Organización Internacional del Trabajo : OIT (es)  (Genève)
LNHO League of Nations Health Organization : LNHO  (Geneva)Local: League of Nations Health Organization : LNHO (en) + Organisation d''Hygiène de la Société des Nations : OHSN (fr) + Organización de Higiene de la Sociedad de las Naciones : OHSN (es)  (Genève)
PCIJ Permanent Court of International Justice : PCIJ  (The Hague)Local: Permanent Court of International Justice : PCIJ (en) + Cour Permanente de Justice Internationale : CPJI (fr)  (''s-Gravenhage)
PCOB Permanent Central Opium Board : PCOB  (Geneva)Local: Permanent Central Opium Board : PCOB (en) + Organe Central Permanent de l''Opium : OCPO (fr) + Junta Central Permanente del Opio : JCPO (es)  (Genève)
SLAVERY Convention to Suppress the Slave Trade and Slavery : SLAVERY Commission  (Geneva)Local: Convention to Suppress the Slave Trade and Slavery : SLAVERY Commission (en) + Convention pour Supprimer le Commerce des Esclaves et l''Esclavage : Commission sur l''ESCLAVAGE (fr)  (Genève)

15 Condominiums:

BRITISH CAMEROONS League of Nations Mandate of BRITISH CAMEROONS administered from Nigeria  (Buea)Local: League of Nations Mandate of BRITISH CAMEROONS (en)  (Buea)
BRITISH TOGOLAND Administration of BRITISH TOGOLAND [League of Nations Mandate administered from Gold Coast]  (Ho)Local: Administration of BRITISH TOGOLAND (en)  (Ho)
FRENCH CAMEROON Territory of FRENCH CAMEROON [League of Nations Mandate under French Administration]  (Yaounde)Local: Territoire du CAMEROUN (fr)  (Yaoundé)
FRENCH TOGOLAND FRENCH TOGOLAND Territory [League of Nations Mandate]  (Lome)Local: Territoire du TOGO FRANÇAIS (fr)  (Lomé)
NAURU Territory of NAURU [Australian administration of the League of Nations Mandate]  (Makwa)Local: Territory of NAURU (en) + Teritori NAOERO (na)  (Makwa)
NEJD-IRAQI NEUTRAL ZONE Co-Administration of NEJD-IRAQI NEUTRAL ZONE  ((Uqayr))Local: Co-Administration of NAJD-IRAQI NEUTRAL ZONE (en) + HUDUD NAJDI-IRAQI : المنطقة المحايدة نجد عراقي (ar)  ((Uqair))
NEW GUINEA British Territory of NEW GUINEA [Australian administration of the League of Nations Mandate]  (Rabaul)Local: Territory of NEW GUINEA (en)  (Rabaul)
PORT AND WATERWAYS PORT AND WATERWAYS Council  (Zoppot)Local: Rada PORTU I ŚRÓDLĄDOWYCH (pl) + Rat der HAFEN-UND WASSERSTRAßEN (de)  (Zoppot)
RUANDA-URUNDI Province of RUANDA-URUNDI [League of Nations Mandate administered from Belgian Congo]  (Usumbura)Local: Province du RUANDA-URUNDI (fr) + Provincie ROEANDA-OEROENDI (nl)  (Usumbura)
SOUTH SEAS ISLANDS SOUTH SEAS Agency [Japanese League of Nations Mandate of South Pacific]  (Koror)Local: Nihon Inintōchi yō NANYŌ GUNTŌ : 日本委任統治領南洋群島 (ja)  (Korōru)
SOUTH WEST AFRICA Mandate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA [League of Nations Mandate under South African administration]  (Windhoek)Local: Mandaat van SUIDWES-AFRIKA (af) + Mandate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA (en) + Mandaatgebied van ZUIDWEST-AFRIKA (nl) + Mandatsgebiet SÜDWESTAFRIKA (de)  (Windhoek)
STRAITS ZONE International STRAITS Commission of the League of Nations  (Istanbul)Local: International STRAITS Commission of the League of Nations (en) + Commission internationale des DÉTROITS de la Société des Nations (fr)  (İstanbul)
TANGANYIKA League of Nations Mandate of TANGANYIKA Territory  (Daressalam)Local: TANGANYIKA Territory (en)  (Daressalam)
WESTERN SAMOA Territory of WESTERN SAMOA [League of Nations Mandate under New Zealand Administration]  (Apia)Local: Territory of WESTERN SAMOA (en) + Teritori o SAMOA I SISIFO (sm)  (Apia)
WESTERPLATTE Polish Military Territory of WESTERPLATTE  (Westerplatte)Local: WESTERPLATTE Halbinsel (de) + Półwyspu WESTERPLATTE (pl)  (Westerplatte)



54 Members (excluding the associate or suspended members but including the countries represented on their behalf)   [The rulers are not necessarily the representatives in the organisation. ] :

ALBANIA (Tirana) King Zog I Skanderbeg III
ARGENTINE (Buenos Ayres) President Hipolito Yrigoyen
AUSTRIA (Vienna) President Wilhelm Miklas
AUSTRALIA (Canberra) King George V
BELGIUM (Brussels) King Albert I
BULGARIA (Sofia) Tsar Boris III the Unifier
BOLIVIA (Sucre + La Paz) President Hernando Siles Reyes
CANADA (Ottawa) King George V
SWITZERLAND (Berne + Lausanne) President Jean-Marie Musy
CHILE (Santiago of Chile + Valparaiso) President Carlos Ibanez del Campo
COLOMBIA (Bogota) President Miguel Abadia Mendez
CZECHOSLOVAKIA (Prague) President Tomas Garrigue Masaryk
CUBA (Havana) President Gerardo Machado
GERMANY (Berlin) Reichpresident Paul von Hindenburg
DENMARK (Copenhagen) King Christian X
DOMINICAN (Santo Domingo) President Horacio Vasquez
ESTHONIA (Tallinn + Tartu) Otto Strandmann
SPAIN (Madrid) King Alfonso XII
ABYSSINIA (Addis Ababa) Empress Zweditu I
FINLAND (Helsinki + Kultaranta) President Lauri Kristian Relander
FRANCE (Paris) Frederic Francois-Marsal
GREECE (Athens) President Alexandros Zaimis
GUATEMALA (Guatemala City) President Lazaro Chacon Gonzalez
HONDURAS (Tegucigalpa) President Vicente Mejia Colindres
HAYTI (Port Au Prince) President Louis Borno
HUNGARY (Budapest) Regent Miklos Horthy de Nagybanya
IRELAND (Dublin) King George V
INDIA (Delhi + Simla) Viceroy Edward Wood
PERSIA (Tehran) Reza Shah Pahlavi the Great
ITALY (Rome) King Victor Emmanuel III
JAPAN (Tokyo) Emperor Hirohito
LIBERIA (Monrovia) President Charles Dunbar Burgess King
LITHUANIA (Kaunas) President Antanas Smetona
LUXEMBURG (Luxemburg) Grand Duchess Charlotte
LATVIA (Riga) President Gustavs Zemgals
NICARAGUA (Managua) President Jose Maria Moncada
NETHERLANDS (Amsterdam + The Hague) Queen Wilhelmina
NORWAY (Oslo) King Haakon VII
NEW ZEALAND (Wellington) King George V
PANAMA (Panama City) President Florencio Harmodio Arosemena
PERU (Lima) President Augusto Leguia
POLAND (Warsaw) Jozef Pilsudski
PORTUGAL (Lisbon) President Oscar Carmona
PARAGUAY (Assumption) President Jose Patricio Guggiari
RUMANIA (Bucharest) King Michael I
SWEDEN (Stockholm) King Gustav V
EL SALVADOR (San Salvador) President Don Pio Romero Bosque
SIAM (Bangkok) King Rama VII Prajadhipok
CHINA (Nanking) Chiang Kai-Shek
UNITED KINGDOM (London + Westminster) King George V
URUGUAY (Montevideo) President Juan Campisteguy
VENEZUELA (Caracas) President Juan Bautista Perez
YUGOSLAVIA (Belgrade) King Alexander I the Unifier Karageorgevich
SOUTH AFRICA (Pretoria + Cape Town) King George V



* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.
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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.
   * Rulers.org, 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 Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.

 




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