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BRITISH Empire High Commission in and for South Africa : High Commission Territories of SOUTHERN AFRICA Self-Governement of CAPE Colony
(London a + Westminster lr) (Cape Town)(Cape Town)

BRITISH BECHUANALAND Province

Flag or logo since 1900-01-01*
BRITISH BECHUANALAND Province (en)
Emblem or Symbol*

Queen Victoria
(ruler of UNITED KINGDOM since 1900-01-01)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places*: Vryburg
(Vryburg)
Official & national languages: English (en) .

Mainland:


BRITISH BECHUANALAND BRITISH BECHUANALAND Province  (Vryburg)

4 Divisions:

CENTRAL BECHUANALAND CENTRAL BECHUANALAND District  (Ottosdal)Local: CENTRAL BECHUANALAND District  (Ottosdal)
MOSHAWENG RIVER MOSHAWENG RIVER District  (Kagisano)Local: MOSHAWENG RIVER District  (Kagisano)
STELLALAND STELLALAND District  (Vryburg)Local: STELLALAND Province  (Vryburg)
TAUNG TAUNG District  (Taung)Local: TAUNG District  (Taung)







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

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ORANGE FREE STATE Republic of THE ORANGE FREE STATE  (Bloemfontein)
SOUTH-AFRICA SOUTH-AFRICAN Republic [Transvaal Republic]  (Pretoria)


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

AMABHACA Bhaca Kingdom of AMABHACA  (Mount Frere)
AMAGASELA Xhosa Paramount Chiefdom of AMAGASELA  (Amagasela)
AMAGQUNUKHWEBE AMAGQUNUKHWEBE Xhosa Chiefdom  (Tsholomnqa + Middledrift)
AMAHLATI Xhosa Chiefdom of AMAHLATI  (Amahlathi)
AMAHLUBI AMAHLUBI Chiefdom  (Estcourt)
AMANTINDE Xhosa Paramount Chiefdom of AMANTINDE  (Amantinde)
AMARHARHABE Xhosa Chiefdom of AMARHARHABE  (Dohne)
AMAZIZI AMAZIZI Chiefdom  (Ngqutura)
BAFOKENG Royal BAFOKENG Nation  (Phokeng)
BAHURUTSHE OF BOOMOKGATLHA Tswana Chiefdom of BAHURUTSHE OF BOOMOKGATLHA  (Mokgathla)
BAHURUTSHE OF GA GOPANE Tswana Chiefdom of BAHURUTSHE OF GA GOPANE  (Gopane)
BAHURUTSHE OF GALENTSWE Tswana Chiefdom of BAHURUTSHE OF GALENTSWE  (Gopane)
BAHURUTSHE OF GAMOILOA Tswana Chiefdom of BAHURUTSHE OF GAMOILOA in Marico District  (Moilwa)
BAROLONG BARRATLOU BOOSEITSHIRO Tswana Chiefdom of BAROLONG BARRATLOU BOOSEITSHIRO  (Seitshiro)
BAROLONG-BASELEKA Tswana Chiefdom of BAROLONG BASELEKA  (Thaba Nchu)
CAPE Self-Governement of CAPE Colony  (Cape Town)
EASTERN PONDOLAND East Amapondo Chiefdom of EASTERN PONDOLAND : Bizana District  (Bizana)
EASTERN TEMBULAND Abathembu Chiefdom of EASTERN TEMBULAND  (Umtata)
EMBOLAND Amapondomise Chiefdom of EMBOLAND District  (Tsolo)
FINGOLAND FINGOLAND District : Butterworth District  (Butterworth)
GCALEKALAND Xhosa Chiefdom of GCALEKALAND  (Idutywa)
HAMPHAPHULI Vhavenda Chieftaincy of HAMPHAPHULI  (Sibasa)
IMIDUSHANE KANDLAMBE Xhosa Chiefdom of IMIDUSHANE KANDLAMBE  (Port Alfred)
IMIQHAYI Xhosa Paramount Chiefdom of IMIQHAYI  (Imiqayi)
KAFFRARIA KAFFRARIA Province [Transkei General Council]  (Umtata)
LOVEDU Balobedu Kingdom of LOVEDU  (Bolobedu)
MAMPURU Bapedi Kingdom of MAMPURU [Northern Sotho Kingdom]  (Seshego)
MARION ISLAND Zone of MARION ISLAND  (Marion)
MESSINA Vhavenda Chieftaincy of MESSINA  (Messina)
MUTALE Vhavenda Chieftaincy of MUTALE  (Mutale)
NATAL Self-Governement of the Colony of NATAL  (Pietermaritzburg)
NDEBELE NDEBELE Kingdom  (Kwamhlanga)
PRINCE EDWARD AND MARION ISLANDS PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDS Group [British Claim]  (Marion)
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND British Claimed Zone of PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND  (-)
SEKUKUNILAND Bapedi Kingdom of SEKUKUNILAND  (Ol)
SIMONSTOWN British Naval Base of SIMON´S TOWN  (Simon´s Town)
THOHOYANDOU Vhavenda Chieftaincy of THOHOYANDOU  (Thohoyandou)
VENDALAND Vhavenda Chieftaincies of VENDALAND  (Thohoyandou)
WESTERN PONDOLAND West Amapondo Chiefdom of WESTERN PONDOLAND : Libode District  (Libode)
WESTERN TEMBULAND Chiefdom of WESTERN TEMBULAND  (Cofimvaba)
ZULULAND Kingdom of ZULULAND [unrecognized Zulu Kingdom]  (Eshowe)
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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.
   * 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.

 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 Ethnia.org 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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