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CENTRAL-AFRICAN (Bangui) UNO Member Central African Republic : CAR : President Jean-Bedel Bokassa
SOUTH AFRICA (Pretoria ae + Cape Town l + Bloemfontein jUNO Member Republic of South Africa : RSA : State President Nicolaas Johannes Diederichs

Other Entities with similar names

Republic of South Africa : RSA
(Pretoria ae + Cape Town l + Bloemfontein j)

Republic of South Africa : RSA

Flag or logo since 1928-05-31*
Republiek van SUID-AFRIKA (af) + Republic of SOUTH AFRICA (en) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol*

State President Nicolaas Johannes Diederichs
(ruler of SOUTH AFRICA since 1975-04-19)
Capitals & administrative places*: Pretoria ae + Cape Town l + Bloemfontein j
(Pretoria + Kaapstad + Bloemfontein)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
e executive capital
j judicial capital
l legislative or parliamentary capital, seat of government
Official & national languages: Afrikaans (af) . English (en) .


SOUTH AFRICA Republic of SOUTH AFRICA  (Pretoria + Cape Town + Bloemfontein)

5 Regionalized Divisions:

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Province  (Cape Town)Local: CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Province (en) + KAAPprovinsie (af)  (Kaapstad)
NATAL NATAL Province  (Pietermaritzburg)Local: Province of NATAL (en) + Provinsie NATAL (af)  (Pietermaritzburg)
ORANGE FREE STATE ORANGE FREE STATE Province  (Bloemfontein)Local: ORANJE-VRYSTAAT Provinsie (af) + ORANGE FREE STATE Province (en)  (Bloemfontein)
SOUTH-WEST AFRICA South African Authority of SOUTH-WEST AFRICA [Unrecognized by United Nations]  (Windhoek)Local: Gebied van SUIDWES-AFRIKA (af) + Territory of SOUTH WEST AFRICA (en) + Gebied van ZUIDWEST-AFRIKA (nl) + Gebiet SÜDWESTAFRIKA (de)  (Windhoek)
TRANSVAAL TRANSVAAL Province  (Pretoria)Local: TRANSVAAL Province (en) + Provinsie TRANSVAAL (af)  (Pretoria)

1 Assisted Entity

SOUTH ANGOLA Democratic People´s Republic of ANGOLA [Union for the Total Independence of Angola : UNITA]  (New Lisbon) Jonas Savimbi

9 Territories:

BOPHUTHATSWANA Autonomous Homeland of BOPHUTHATSWANA  (Mafeking)Local: BOPHUTHATSWANA Outonome Tuisland (af) + Autonomous Homeland of BOPHUTHATSWANA (en) + BophuthaBOPHUTHATSWANA (tn)  (Mafeking)
CISKEI Autonomous Homeland of CISKEI  (Zwelitsha)Local: CISKEI Outonome Tuisland (af) + Autonomous Homeland of CISKEI (en) + Homeland ye CISKEI (xh)  (Zwelitsha)
EAST CAPRIVI EAST CAPRIVI Homeland  (Katima Mulilo)Local: CAPRIVI OOS Tuisland (af) + EAST CAPRIVI Homeland (en)  (Katima Mulilo)
GAZANKULU Autonomous Homeland of GAZANKULU  (Giyani)Local: GAZANKULU Homeland (en) + GAZANKULU Tuisland (af) + Mfumo wa GAZANKULU (ts)  (Giyani)
KWAZULU KWAZULU Homeland  (Nongoma)Local: KWAZULU Homeland (en) + KwaZULU (zu) + KWAZULU-Tuisland (af)  (Nongoma)
LEBOWA Autonomous Homeland of LEBOWA  (Lebowakgomo)Local: LEBOWA Homeland (en) + LEBOWA Tuisland (af) + Naha ea Habo LEBOA (nso)  (Lebowakgomo)
QWAQWA Autonomous Basotho Homeland of QWAQWA  (Phuthaditjhaba)Local: QWAQWA Homeland (en) + QWAQWA Tuisland (af) + Naha ea Habo QWAQWA (st)  (Phuthaditjhaba)
TRANSKEI Autonomous Homeland of TRANSKEI  (Umtata)Local: TRANSKEI Outonome Tuisland (af) + Autonomous Homeland of TRANSKEI (en) + Homeland yeTRANSKEI (xh)  (Umtata)
VENDA Autonomous Homeland of VENDA  (Sibasa)Local: VENDA Outonome Tuisland (af) + Autonomous Homeland of VENDA (en) + Homeland ya VENḓA (ve)  (Sibasa)

1 Condominium:

UNITED NATIONS MEMORIAL CEMETERY Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK  (Tanggok)Local: Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK (en) + Jaehahn Yuen Ginyeomgongwon : JYG - 재한유엔기념공원 (ko) + Birleşmiş Milletler Anıt Mezarlığı Komisyonu : BMAMK (tr)  (Tanggok)

Military entity abroad, special or locally shared:

UNITED NATIONS MEMORIAL CEMETERY Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK  (Tanggok)Local: Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK (en) + Jaehahn Yuen Ginyeomgongwon : JYG - 재한유엔기념공원 (ko) + Birleşmiş Milletler Anıt Mezarlığı Komisyonu : BMAMK (tr)  (Tanggok)

33 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
ANTARCTICA Antarctic Treaty System : ATS  ((Washington-District of Columbia))
ATLANTIC TUNA International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas : ICCAT  (Madrid)
CENTRAL BANK Bank for International Settlements : BIS  (Basle)
CUSTOMS Customs Cooperation Council : CCC  (Brussels)
EUROPEAN MIGRATION Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration : ICEM  (Geneva)
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade : GATT  (Villa Bocage)
GROUP OF TWENTY-FOUR Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development : GROUP OF TWENTY-FOUR  (Washington-District of Columbia)
HYDROGRAPHY International Hydrographic Organization : IHO  (Monaco)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTELSAT International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : INTELSAT  (Washington-District of Columbia)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
MARITIME LAW International Maritime Committee : IMC  (Antwerp)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
STANDARDIZATION International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
TOURISM World Tourism Organization : WTOO  (Madrid)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres + Saint Cloud)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHALING International Whaling Commission : IWC  (Impington)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
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.
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.


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