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1988-FEB-10

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BOTSWANA (Gaborone) UNO Member Republic of BOTSWANA : President Quett Masire
TSWANALAND (Aminuis)  TSWANALAND Homeland :
BOPHUTHATSWANA (Mmabatho) De facto Semi-Independent Republic of BOPHUTHATSWANA : President Rocky Malebana-Metsing

Other Entities with similar names

SOUTH AFRICA  BOPHUTHATSWANA 
  
(Pretoria ae + Cape Town l + Bloemfontein j) - (Mmabatho) -

Republic of BOPHUTHATSWANA

Flag or logo since 1973-04-19*
Repaboleki ya BOPHUTHATSWANA (tn) + Republic of BOPHUTHATSWANA (en) + Republiek van BOPHUTHATSWANA (af) De facto Semi-Independent
Emblem or Symbol*

State President Pieter Willem Botha
(ruler of SOUTH AFRICA since 1984-09-03)

President Rocky Malebana-Metsing
(ruler of BOPHUTHATSWANA since 1988-02-10)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places*: Mmabatho
(Mmabatho)
Official & national languages: Afrikaans (af) . English (en) . Tswana (tn) .

Mainland:


BOPHUTHATSWANA Republic of BOPHUTHATSWANA  (Mmabatho)

6 Divisions:

CENTRAL CENTRAL District  (Mafikeng)Local: CENTRAL District  (Mafikeng)
MABOPANE Enclave of MABOPANE District  (Mabopane)Local: MABOPANE District  (Mabopane)
MARICO MARICO District  (Great Marico)Local: MARICO District  (Groot Marico)
MOSHAWENG RIVER Enclave of MOSHAWENG RIVER District  (Kagisano)Local: MOSHAWENG RIVER District  (Kagisano)
PILANESBERG Enclave of PILANESBERG District  (Heystekrand)Local: PILANESBERG District  (Heystekrand)
TEMBA Enclave of TEMBA District  (Temba)Local: TEMBA District  (Temba)




1 Territory:

THABA NCHU Tswana Barolong Baseleka Chiefdom of THABA NCHU [Enclave]  (Thaba Nchu)Local: Hoofmanskap Barolong baSeleka van THABA NCHU (af) + BaRolong baSeleka Chiefdom of THABA NCHU (en) + Kgôsi BARÔLÔNG BASELEKA (tn)  (Thaba Nchu)




* 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:

CISKEI Republic of CISKEI  (Bisho)
SOUTH AFRICA Republic of South Africa : RSA  (Pretoria ae + Cape Town l + Bloemfontein j)
TRANSKEI Republic of TRANSKEI  (Umtata)
VENDA Republic of VENDA  (Thohoyandou)


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

AFRIKANER League of AFRIKANER Brotherhood  (Johannesburg)
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)
BOLOBEDU Balobedu Kingdom of BOLOBEDU District  (Bolobedu)
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Province  (Cape Town)
EASTERN PONDOLAND East Amapondo Chiefdom of EASTERN PONDOLAND : Bizana District  (Bizana)
EASTERN TEMBULAND Abathembu Chiefdom of EASTERN TEMBULAND  (Umtata)
FINGOLAND FINGOLAND District  (Butterworth)
GAZANKULU Autonomous Homeland of GAZANKULU  (Giyani)
GCALEKALAND Xhosa Chiefdom of Amagcaleka : GCALEKALAND  (Idutywa)
HAMPHAPHULI Vhavenda Chieftaincy of HAMPHAPHULI  (Sibasa)
IMIDUSHANE KANDLAMBE Xhosa Chiefdom of IMIDUSHANE KANDLAMBE  (Port Alfred)
IMIQHAYI Xhosa Paramount Chiefdom of IMIQHAYI  (Imiqayi)
KANGWANE Autonomous Homeland of KANGWANE  (Louieville a + Schoemansdal q)
KWANDEBELE Independent Homeland of KWANDEBELE  (Kwamhlanga)
KWAZULU Self-Governing Homeland of KWAZULU  (Ulundi)
LEBOWA Autonomous Homeland of LEBOWA  (Lebowakgomo)
MAMPURU Bapedi Kingdom of MAMPURU  (Lebowakgomo)
MUSINA Vhavenda Chieftaincy of MUSINA  (Musina)
MUTALE Vhavenda Chieftaincy of MUTALE  (Mutale)
NATAL NATAL Province  (Pietermaritzburg)
ORANGE FREE STATE ORANGE FREE STATE Province  (Bloemfontein)
PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDS South African Station of PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDS  (Marion)
QIBLA Muslims Against Global Oppression and Muslims Against Illegitimate Leaders : QIBLA for an Islamic State in South Africa  (Cape Town)
QWAQWA Autonomous Basotho Homeland of QWAQWA  (Phuthaditjhaba)
SEKHUKHUNELAND Bapedi Kingdom of SEKHUKHUNELAND  (Mahwelereng)
SOUTH AFRICAN NATIVES African National Congress : ANC  (Johannesburg)
STERKSPRUIT STERKSPRUIT Enclave  (Sterkspruit)
THOHOYANDOU Vhavenda Chieftaincy of THOHOYANDOU  (Thohoyandou)
TRANSVAAL TRANSVAAL Province  (Pretoria)
UMZIMKULU Enclave of UMZIMKULU District  (Umzimkulu)
WESTERN PONDOLAND West Amapondo Chiefdom of WESTERN PONDOLAND  (Libode)
WESTERN TEMBULAND Paramount Chiefdom of WESTERN THEMBULAND  (Cofimvaba)
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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.

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