1920-JUL-11



 ° SOVEREIGN & SEMI-INDEPENDENT POLITIES  ° PROTECTORATES & MANDATES  ° FEDERATED & REGIONALIZED POLITIES
 ° TERRITORIES & DEPENDENCIES  ° REBEL ENTITIES & GOVERNMENTS IN EXILE  ° ORGANISATIONS & GROUPINGS


Independent & Semi-Independent Polities


ABYSSINIA
De facto Independent
Ethiopian Empire : ABYSSINIA  (Addis Ababa)Ye-ITYOP´P´YA Mängəstä : የኢትዮጵያ መንግሥት (am) + Negusa Nagast Mengisti ye-ITIYOPIYA : ንጉሠ ነገሥት መንግሥቲ ዘ ኢትዮጵያ (gez)  (Addis Abeba) Empress Zweditu I
AUSSA
De facto Semi-Independent
Afar Sultanate of AUSSA  (Aussa)Saltanat CANFARTA : سلطنة عفر (aa) + Saltanat AWSA : سلطنة عفر (ar)  (Awsa) Sultan Anfari
DAR MASALIT
De facto Independent
DAR MASALIT Sultanate  (Jebeil)Sultanat DAR MASALIT : سلطنة دار المساليت (mls) + Sultanat DAR AL-MASALIT : سلطنة دار المساليت (ar)  (Djebeil) Sultan Bahr ad-Din Muhammad bin Abi Bakr
DERVISHLAND
De facto Independent
DERVISH State  (Taleh)Dawlada DARAAWIISH (so) + Dawlat DARAWISH : دولة الدراويش (ar)  (Taleex) Muhammad Abd Allah Al-Hasan the Mad Mullah
EGYPT
SDN Observer
EGYPTIAN Sultanate [British Protectorate]  (Cairo a + Alexandria r)EGYPTIAN Sultanate (en) + As-Saltanah al-MISRIYYAH : السلطنة المصرية (ar)  (Cairo + Alexandria) Sultan Ahmad Fuad
GOBAD
De facto Semi-Independent
Afar Sultanate of GOBAD [Tributary of Aussa]  (Debne)GOBAQAD Soltaana (aa) + Sultanat de GOBA´AD (fr) + Sultanat DEBNÉ (am)  (Debné) Sultan Unda Loitah Anfare
HOGGAR
De facto Semi-Independent
KEL AHAGGAR Tuareg Confederation [under French Suzerainty]  (Abalessa)Confédération touarègue du HOGGAR (fr) + Kel UHAGGAR : ⴽⴻⵍ ⴰⵃⴰⴳⴳⴰⵔ (thv)  (Abalessa) Amenokal Musa ag Amastan
KELAFO
De facto Semi-Independent
Sultanate of KELAFO [Nominally part of Italian Somaliland]  (Au Calif)Sultanato di CALLAFO (it) + Saldanadda QALAAFE (so) + Saltanat QALAFO : سلطنة كيلافو (ar)  (Qalaafe) Sultan Olol Dinle
LIBERIA
SDN Member
Republic of LIBERIA  (Monrovia)Republic of LIBERIA (en)  (Monrovia) President Charles Dunbar Burgess King
MAJERTEENIA
De facto Semi-Independent
Harti Sultanate of MAJERTEEN [Italian Protectorate]  (Bargal + Alula)Sultanato della MIGIURTINIA (it) + Saldanadda MAJEERTEEN (so) + Saltanat MAJERTAIN : سلطنة ماجرتين (ar)  (Baargaal + Aluula) Sultan Uthman III bin Mahamud
MOROCCO
De facto Semi-Independent
Sharifi Empire of MOROCCO [French and Spanish Protectorates]  (Rabat a)Ad-Dawlat al-MAGHRIBIYA ash-Sharifa : الدولة المغربية الشريفة (ar) + Empire chérifien du MAROC (fr) + Protectorados de MARRUECOS (es)  (Rabat) Sultan Mulay Yusef
OBBIA
De facto Semi-Independent
Sultanate of OBBIA [Italian Protectorate]  (Obbia + Gallacaio)Sultanato di OBBIA (it) + Saldanadda HOBYO (so) + Sultanat HOBYAA : سلطنة هوبيو (ar)  (Hobyaa + Gaalkacyo) Sultan Ali Yusuf Kenadid
REHOBOTH BASTERS
SDN ObserverRebellion
Autonomous Captaincy of REHOBOTH BASTER  (Rehoboth)REHOBOTH BASTER Raad (af) + REHOBOTH BASTER Captain Council (en) + REHOBOTH BAASTER Kapiteins Raad (nl) + REHOBOTH BASTER Käpitane Rat (de)  (Rehoboth) Captain Cornelius van Wyk
RHODESIA
SDN Observer
British South Africa Company : BSAC [Rhodesia Protectorate]  (Salisbury)British South Africa Company : BSAC (en)  (Salisbury) King George V
RIF
De facto IndependentRebellion
Tribal Confederation of THE RIFF  (Riff)Tagduda n ARRIF : ⵜⴰⵊⴷⵓⴷⴰ ⵏ ⴰⵔⵔⵉⴼ (rif) + Jibal AR-RIF : جبال الريف (ar)  (Arif) Emir Muhammad Abd El-Krim
SENUSSIA
De facto Independent
Independent SENUSSI Sheikhdom  (Jarabub)Mashaykat AS-SANUSIYA : مشيخة السنوسية (ar)  (Al-Jaghbub) Sheikh Sidi Muhammad Idris al-Senussi
SOUTH AFRICA
SDN Member
British Dominion of the UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA  (Pretoria ae + Cape Town l)British Dominion of the Union of SOUTH AFRICA (en) + Unie van ZUID-AFRIKA (nl)  (Pretoria + Cape Town) King George V
SOUTH MOROCCO
De facto IndependentRebellion
SOUTH MOROCCAN Sultanate  (Kerdous)Saltanat AL-MAGHRIB : سلطنة المغرب (ar)  (Kerdous) Merebbi Rebbo
TIBESTI
De facto Semi-IndependentRebellion
Kingdom of the Teda Confederation of TIBESTI  (Zouar)Mai TIBESTI : تبستي (tuq) + TIBASTI : تبستي (ar)  (Zouar) Derdo Guetty I
TRIPOLITANIA
SDN ObserverRebellion
TRIPOLITANIAN Republic  (El Azizia)Al-Jumhuriya at-TRABULSIYA : الجمهورية الطرابلسية (ar) + Repubblica di TRIPOLITANIA (it)  (Al-´Aziziyah) Ahmad Tahir al-Murayyid
TUNISIA
De facto Semi-Independent
Regency of TUNIS [French Protectorate of the Autonomous Tunisian Beylicate under nominal Ottoman Suzerainty]  (Tunis)Régence de TUNIS : Protectorat français de la Régence tunisienne (fr) + Al-Ḥimāyah al-Fransiyyah fī TŪNIS : الحماية الفرنسية في تونس (ar)  (Tunus) Muhammad V An-Nasir Bey
ZANZIBAR
De facto Semi-Independent
Sultanate of ZANZIBAR [British Protectorate]  (Zanzibar Stone Town)Sultanate of ZANZIBAR (en) + Sultanat wa ZANZIBAR (sw) + Sultanat ZANZIBAR : سلطنة زنجبار (ar)  (Zanzibar Stone Town) Sultan Sidi Khalifa II bin Kharub

22 Polities (2 members of the International Community)


Rebel Entities & Governments in Exile


AIR
Rebellion
Tuareg Berber Confederation of AIR Sultanate in rebellion  (Iferouan)Sultanat de l´AÏR (fr) + Kel Ayr : KEL AYAR - ⵅⴻⵍ ⵄⵢⴰⵔ (thz)  (Iférouane)
BIJAGOS
Rebellion
Autonomous Islands of BIJAGOS  (Bubaque)Ilhas dos BIJAGÓS (pt)  (Bubaque) Chief of Bijagos
BIMAL
Rebellion
BIMAL Resistance of the Benadir Coast  ((Merca))Beesha BIIMAAL (so) + Banu JAMAL : بنو جمال (ar) + Tribù dei BIMAL (it)  ((Merca)) Sheikh Abdi Abikar Gafle
REHOBOTH BASTERS
SDN ObserverRebellion
Autonomous Captaincy of REHOBOTH BASTER  (Rehoboth)REHOBOTH BASTER Raad (af) + REHOBOTH BASTER Captain Council (en) + REHOBOTH BAASTER Kapiteins Raad (nl) + REHOBOTH BASTER Käpitane Rat (de)  (Rehoboth) Captain Cornelius van Wyk
RIF
De facto IndependentRebellion
Tribal Confederation of THE RIFF  (Riff)Tagduda n ARRIF : ⵜⴰⵊⴷⵓⴷⴰ ⵏ ⴰⵔⵔⵉⴼ (rif) + Jibal AR-RIF : جبال الريف (ar)  (Arif) Emir Muhammad Abd El-Krim
SOUTH MOROCCO
De facto IndependentRebellion
SOUTH MOROCCAN Sultanate  (Kerdous)Saltanat AL-MAGHRIB : سلطنة المغرب (ar)  (Kerdous) Merebbi Rebbo
TIBESTI
De facto Semi-IndependentRebellion
Kingdom of the Teda Confederation of TIBESTI  (Zouar)Mai TIBESTI : تبستي (tuq) + TIBASTI : تبستي (ar)  (Zouar) Derdo Guetty I
TRIPOLITANIA
SDN ObserverRebellion
TRIPOLITANIAN Republic  (El Azizia)Al-Jumhuriya at-TRABULSIYA : الجمهورية الطرابلسية (ar) + Repubblica di TRIPOLITANIA (it)  (Al-´Aziziyah) Ahmad Tahir al-Murayyid

8 Rebel Entities


Protectorates & Mandates


BRITISH CAMEROONS
BRITISH CAMEROONS Residency  (Buea)BRITISH CAMEROONS Residency (en)  (Buea)
BRITISH EAST AFRICA
BRITISH EAST AFRICA Protectorate  (Nairobi)BRITISH EAST AFRICA Protectorate (en)  (Nairobi)
BRITISH SOMALILAND
BRITISH SOMALILAND Protectorate  (Berbera)BRITISH SOMALILAND Protectorate (en)  (Berbera)
CITY OF TANGIER
CITY OF TANGIER International Protectorate  (Tangier)CITY OF TANGIER International Protectorate (en) + Protectorado Internacional de la CIUDAD DE TÁNGER (es) + Protectorat international de la VILLE DE TANGER (fr) + MEDINA TANJAH at-Ahmahmah مدينة طنجة الدولية محمية (ar)  (Tanger)
EGYPT
SDN Observer
EGYPTIAN Sultanate [British Protectorate]  (Cairo a + Alexandria r)EGYPTIAN Sultanate (en) + As-Saltanah al-MISRIYYAH : السلطنة المصرية (ar)  (Cairo + Alexandria)
FRENCH MOROCCO
French Protectorate in the Sharifi Empire of MOROCCO  (Rabat)Protectorat français dans l´Empire chérifien : Protectorat français au MAROC (fr) + Himaïet Fransa fi el-MAGHREB : حماية فرنسا للمغرب (ar)  (Rabat)
GAMBIA
GAMBIA Colony and Protectorate  (Bathurst)GAMBIA Colony and Protectorate (en)  (Bathurst)
GOBAD
De facto Semi-Independent
Afar Sultanate of GOBAD [Tributary of Aussa]  (Debne)GOBAQAD Soltaana (aa) + Sultanat de GOBA´AD (fr) + Sultanat DEBNÉ (am)  (Debné)
HOGGAR
De facto Semi-Independent
KEL AHAGGAR Tuareg Confederation [under French Suzerainty]  (Abalessa)Confédération touarègue du HOGGAR (fr) + Kel UHAGGAR : ⴽⴻⵍ ⴰⵃⴰⴳⴳⴰⵔ (thv)  (Abalessa)
IFNI
IFNI Protectorate  (Sidi Ifni)Protectorado de IFNI (es)  (Sidi Ifni)
KELAFO
De facto Semi-Independent
Sultanate of KELAFO [Nominally part of Italian Somaliland]  (Au Calif)Sultanato di CALLAFO (it) + Saldanadda QALAAFE (so) + Saltanat QALAFO : سلطنة كيلافو (ar)  (Qalaafe)
KENYA COAST
KENYA Protectorate [Coastal Domains of Zanzibar]  (Mombasa)KENYA Protectorate (en)  (Mombasa)
MAJERTEENIA
De facto Semi-Independent
Harti Sultanate of MAJERTEEN [Italian Protectorate]  (Bargal + Alula)Sultanato della MIGIURTINIA (it) + Saldanadda MAJEERTEEN (so) + Saltanat MAJERTAIN : سلطنة ماجرتين (ar)  (Baargaal + Aluula)
MOROCCO
De facto Semi-Independent
Sharifi Empire of MOROCCO [French and Spanish Protectorates]  (Rabat a)Ad-Dawlat al-MAGHRIBIYA ash-Sharifa : الدولة المغربية الشريفة (ar) + Empire chérifien du MAROC (fr) + Protectorados de MARRUECOS (es)  (Rabat)
NIGERIA
Colony and Protectorate of NIGERIA  (Lagos)Colony and Protectorate of NIGERIA (en)  (Lagos)
NYASALAND
NYASALAND Protectorate  (Zomba)NYASALAND Protectorate (en)  (Zomba)
OBBIA
De facto Semi-Independent
Sultanate of OBBIA [Italian Protectorate]  (Obbia + Gallacaio)Sultanato di OBBIA (it) + Saldanadda HOBYO (so) + Sultanat HOBYAA : سلطنة هوبيو (ar)  (Hobyaa + Gaalkacyo)
SIERRA LEONE
SIERRA LEONE Colony and Protectorate  (Freetown)SIERRA LEONE Colony and Protectorate (en)  (Freetown)
SOUTH WEST AFRICA
Protectorate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA in Military Occupation of the Union Forces  (Windhuk)Protectorate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA in Military Occupation of the Union Forces (en) + Protektorat von SÜDAFRIKA (de) + Protektoraat van ZUIDWEST-AFRIKA (nl)  (Windhoek)
SPANISH MOROCCO
Spanish High Commission in MOROCCO [Spanish Protectorate of Morocco]  (Tetuan)Alto Comisionado español en Marruecos : Protectorado español de MARRUECOS (es)  (Tetuán)
SUEZ CANAL ZONE
SUEZ CANAL Zone [Universal Suez Ship Canal Company under British Protection]  (Port Suez + (Alexandria))Universal Suez Ship Canal Company : SUEZ CANAL ZONE (en) + Compagnie universelle du Canal maritime de Suez : ZONE DU CANAL DE SUEZ (fr)  (Port Suez + (Alexandria))
TUNISIA
De facto Semi-Independent
Regency of TUNIS [French Protectorate of the Autonomous Tunisian Beylicate under nominal Ottoman Suzerainty]  (Tunis)Régence de TUNIS : Protectorat français de la Régence tunisienne (fr) + Al-Ḥimāyah al-Fransiyyah fī TŪNIS : الحماية الفرنسية في تونس (ar)  (Tunus)
ZANZIBAR
De facto Semi-Independent
Sultanate of ZANZIBAR [British Protectorate]  (Zanzibar Stone Town)Sultanate of ZANZIBAR (en) + Sultanat wa ZANZIBAR (sw) + Sultanat ZANZIBAR : سلطنة زنجبار (ar)  (Zanzibar Stone Town)

23 Protected Entities


Federated & Regionalised Polities


ANGRA
Autonomous District of ANGRA DO HEROISMO [Overseas District of Central Azores Group]  (Angra)Distrito Autónomo de ANGRA DO HEROÍSMO (pt)  (Angra do Heroísmo)
BAHR EL GHAZAL
Federated
BAHR EL GHAZAL Province : Directorate of Bahr El Ghazal  (Wow)Mudiriyah BAHR EL-GHAZAL : مديرية بحر الغزال (ar) + Mudirate of BAHR EL GHAZAL (en)  (Waw)
BAROTSELAND
Federated
British Protectorate of BAROTSELAND  (Mongu)British Protectorate of BAROTSELAND (en) + Mbumu wa Litunga ROZI (loz)  (Mongu)
BASUTOLAND
Federated
Colony of BASUTOLAND [British Residency Commission for Basutoland]  (Maseru)Colony of BASUTOLAND : British Residency Commission for Basutoland (en)  (Maseru)
BECHUANALAND
Federated
British Protectorate of BECHUANALAND  ((Mafeking))BECHUANALAND Protectorate (en)  ((Mafeking))
BERBER-SHENDI
Federated
BERBER SHENDI Province : Berber Directorate  (Berber + Shendi)Mudiriyah BERBER : مديرية بربر (ar) + Mudirate of BERBER SHENDI (en)  (Berber + Shendi)
BLUE NILE
Federated
BLUE NILE Province : Blue Nile Directorate  (Wad Medani)Mudiriyah AN-NIL AL-AZRAQ : مديرية النيل الأزرق (ar) + Mudirate of BLUE NILE (en)  (Wad Medani)
BRITISH GAMBIA
BRITISH GAMBIA Colony  (Bathurst)BRITISH GAMBIA Colony (en)  (Bathurst)
BRITISH NORTHERN RHODESIA
Federated
United Administration of BRITISH NORTHERN RHODESIA  (Livingstone)United Administration of BRITISH NORTHERN RHODESIA (en)  (Livingstone)
BRITISH SIERRA LEONE
SIERRA LEONE Protectorate  ((Freetown))SIERRA LEONE Protectorate (en)  ((Freetown))
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
Federated
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Province  (Cape Town)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Province (en) + KAAPprovincie (nl)  (Cape Town)
CEUTA
Comandment of CEUTA  (Ceuta)Comandáncia de CEUTA (es)  (Ceuta)
CHAD
Federated
Colony of CHAD  (Fort Lamy)Colonie du TCHAD (fr)  (Fort Lamy)
CHAHI
Federated
Teda Kingdom of NORTH-EAST TIBESTI  (Bardai)Derdï CHAHÏ (tuq)  (Bardaï)
DAHOMEY AND DEPENDENCIES
Federated
Colony of DAHOMEY AND DEPENDENCIES  (Abomey [a])Colonie du DAHOMEY ET DÉPENDANCES (fr)  (Abomey)
DARFUR
Federated
DARFUR Province : Directorate of Darfur  (El Fasher)Mudiriyah DAR FUR : دار فور‎ مديرية‎ (ar) + Mudirate of DAR-FUR (en)  (El Fashir)
DONGOLA
Federated
DONGOLA Province : Dongola Directorate  (Donggola)Mudiriyah DUNGULA : مديرية دنقلا (ar) + Mudirate of DONGOLA (en)  (Dungula)
FERNANDO POO
Spanish Colony of FERNANDO POO  (Santa Isabel)Colonia española de FERNANDO PÓO (es)  (Santa Isabel)
FREETOWN
SIERRA LEONE Colony  (Freetown)SIERRA LEONE Colony (en)  (Freetown)
FRENCH GUINEA
Federated
FRENCH GUINEA Colony  (Konakry)Colonie de GUINÉE FRANÇAISE (fr)  (Konakry)
FUNCHAL
FUNCHAL Overseas District of Portugal : Madeira Islands  (Funchal)Distrito do FUNCHAL (pt)  (Funchal)
GABOON
Federated
GABOON Territory  (Libreville)Territoire du GABON (fr)  (Libreville)
GEZEIRA
Federated
GEZEIRA Province : Gezira Directorate  (Wad Medani)Mudiriyah AL-GAZIRA : مديرية الجزيرة (ar) + Mudirate of EL GEZIRA (en)  (Wad Medani)
GUETTY
Federated
Teda Kingdom of SOUTH-WEST TIBESTI  (Zouar)Derdï GUÉTTY (tuq)  (Zouar)
HALFA
Federated
HALFA Province : Halfa Directorate  (Wadi Halfa)Mudiriyah HALFA : مديرية حلفا (ar) + Mudirate of HALFA (en)  (Wadi Halfa)
HORTA
District of HORTA [Overseas District of Western Azores Group]  (Horta)Distrito da HORTA (pt)  (Horta)
INNER GAMBIA
GAMBIA Protectorate  (Brikama)GAMBIA Protectorate (en)  (Brikama)
IVORY COAST
Federated
French Colony of IVORY COAST  (Bingerville [a])Colonie française de CÔTE D´IVOIRE (fr)  (Bingerville)
KASSALA
Federated
KASSALA Province : Kassala Directorate  (Kassala)Mudiriyah KASSALA : مديرية كسلا (ar) + Mudirate of KASSALA (en)  (Kassala)
KHARTOUM
Federated
KHARTOUM Province : Directorate of Khartoum  (Khartoum)Mudiriyah AL-KHARTUM : مديرية الخرطوم (ar) + Mudirate of KHARTOUM (en)  (Khartoum)
KORDOFAN
Federated
KORDOFAN Province : Kordofan Directorate  (El Obeid)Mudiriyah KURDUFAN : مديرية كردفان (ar) + Mudirate of KORDOFAN (en)  (El Obeid)
MAURITANIA
Federated
French Colony of MAURITANIA  ((Saint Louis of Senegal))Colonie française de MAURITANIE (fr)  ((Saint-Louis du Sénégal))
MELILLA
Comandment of MELILLA  (Melilla)Comandáncia de MELILLA (es)  (Melilla)
MIDDLE CONGO
Federated
MIDDLE CONGO Colony  (Brazzaville [a])Colonie du MOYEN-CONGO (fr)  (Brazzaville)
MONGALLA
Federated
MONGALLA Province : Mongalla Directorate  (Juba)Mudiriyah MUNGHALA : مديرية مونغالا (ar) + Mudirate of MONGALLA (en)  (Juba)
NATAL
Federated
NATAL Province  (Pietermaritzburg)Province of NATAL (en) + Provincie NATAL (nl)  (Pietermaritzburg)
NEW CAMEROON
Federated
Commission of the Republic for Cameroon Territories previously having been part of French Equatorial Africa : NEW CAMEROON  (Berberati)Commission de la République pour les Territoires du Cameroun ayant fait partie de l´Afrique équatoriale française : NOUVEAU-CAMEROUN (fr)  (Berbérati)
NIGER
Federated
NIGER Military Territory  (Zinder)Territoire militaire du NIGER (fr)  (Zinder)
NIGERIA NORTHERN
Federated
NIGERIA NORTHERN Provinces  (Kaduna)NORTHERN Provinces (en)  (Kaduna)
NIGERIA SOUTHERN
Federated
NIGERIA SOUTHERN Provinces  (Lagos)NIGERIA SOUTHERN Provinces (en)  (Lagos)
NORTH-EAST RHODESIA
Federated
Territory of NORTH-EAST RHODESIA  (Fort Jameson)Territory of NORTH-EAST RHODESIA (en)  (Fort Jameson)
NORTH-WESTERN RHODESIA
Federated
Territory of NORTH-WESTERN RHODESIA  (Livingstone)Territory of NORTH-WESTERN RHODESIA (en)  (Livingstone)
NORTHERN MOROCCO
Spanish Northern Protectorate of Morocco : NORTHERN MOROCCO  (Tetuan)Protectorado español de MARRUECOS (es)  (Tetuán)
NUBA HILLS
Federated
NUBA HILLS Province : Nuba Mountains Directorate  (Kadogli)Mudiriyah JABAL NUBA : مديرية جبل النوبة (ar) + Mudirate of JEBEL NUBA (en)  (Kadogli)
ORANGE FREE STATE
Federated
ORANGE FREE STATE Province  (Bloemfontein)ORANJE-VRIJSTAAT Provincie (nl) + ORANGE FREE STATE Province (en)  (Bloemfontein)
PONTA DELGADA
Autonomous District of PONTA DELGADA [Overseas District of Eastern Azores Group]  (Ponta Delgada)Distrito Autónomo de PONTA DELGADA (pt)  (Ponta Delgada)
RED SEA
Federated
RED SEA Province : Red Sea Directorate  (Port Sudan + Suakin)Mudiriyah AL-BAHR AL-AHMAR : مديرية البحر الأحمر (ar) + Mudirate of RED SEA (en)  (Port Sudan + Suakin)
SENEGAL
Federated
SENEGAL Colony and Protectorate  (Saint Louis of Senegal)Protectorat et Colonie du SÉNÉGAL (fr)  (Saint-Louis du Sénégal)
SENNAR
Federated
SENNAR Province : Sennar Directorate  (Sennar)Mudiriyah SINNAR : مديرية سنار (ar) + Mudirate of SENNAR (en)  (Sinnar)
SOUTHERN MOROCCO
Spanish Southern Protectorate of Morocco : Zone of CAPE JUBY  (Villa Bens)Protectorado español de Marruecos del Sur : Zona de CABO JUBY (es)  (Villa Bens)
SOUTHERN RHODESIA
Federated
Protectorate of SOUTHERN RHODESIA  (Salisbury)Protectorate of SOUTHERN RHODESIA (en)  (Salisbury)
SWAZILAND
Federated
British Protectorate of SWAZILAND [British Residency Commission for Swaziland Colony]  (Mbabane [a][j] + Lobamba [l][r])British Protectorate of SWAZILAND (en)  (Mbabane + Lobamba)
TRANSVAAL
Federated
TRANSVAAL Province  (Pretoria)TRANSVAAL Provinsie (nl) + TRANSVAAL Province (en)  (Pretoria)
UBANGI-SHARI
Federated
UBANGI-SHARI Colony  (Bangui)Colonie de l´OUBANGUI-CHARI (fr)  (Bangui)
UPPER NILE
Federated
UPPER NILE Province : Upper Nile Directorate  (Kodok)Mudiriyah A´ALI AN-NIL : مديرية أعالي النيل (ar) + Mudirate of UPPER NILE (en)  (Kothok)
UPPER SENEGAL-NIGER
Federated
UPPER SENEGAL-NIGER Colony  (Bamako)Colonie du HAUT-SÉNÉGAL-NIGER (fr)  (Bamako)
UPPER VOLTA
Federated
French Colony of UPPER VOLTA  (Wagadugu)Colonie française de la HAUTE-VOLTA (fr)  (Ouagadougou)
WHITE NILE
Federated
WHITE NILE Province : White Nile Directorate  (Duem)Mudiriyah AN-NIL AL-ABYAD : مديرية النيل الأبيض (ar) + Mudirate of WHITE NILE (en)  (Ad-Duem)

58 Federated or Regionalized Polities


Territories & Dependencies


ADJACENT ISLANDS
Insular Territories of ADJACENT ISLANDS  (Funchal + Ponta Delgada)Territórios insulares das ILHAS ADJACENTES (pt)  (Funchal + Ponta Delgada)
ANGLO-EGYPTIAN SUDAN
Governorate-General of the Condominium of ANGLO-EGYPTIAN SUDAN  (Khartoum)Condominium of ANGLO-EGYPTIAN SUDAN (en) + Imarat AS-SUDAN AL-ANGELAZY AL-MASRI : عمارات السودان الإنجليزي المصري (ar)  (Khartoum)
ASCENSION ISLAND
British Territory of ASCENSION ISLAND  (Georgetown)British Territory of ASCENSION ISLAND (en)  (Georgetown)
BELGIAN CONGO
BELGIAN CONGO Colony  (Boma [a] + Leopoldville [f])Colonie du CONGO BELGE (fr) + Kolonie van BELGISCH-CONGO (nl)  (Boma + Léopoldville)
BRITISH CAMEROONS
BRITISH CAMEROONS Residency  (Buea)BRITISH CAMEROONS Residency (en)  (Buea)
BRITISH EAST AFRICA
BRITISH EAST AFRICA Protectorate  (Nairobi)BRITISH EAST AFRICA Protectorate (en)  (Nairobi)
BRITISH SOMALILAND
BRITISH SOMALILAND Protectorate  (Berbera)BRITISH SOMALILAND Protectorate (en)  (Berbera)
CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
Portuguese Colony of CAPE VERDE ISLANDS  (Praia)Colônia das ILHAS DO CABO VERDE (pt)  (Vila da Praia)
CASABLANCA
Province of CASABLANCA  (Casablanca)Province de CASABLANCA (fr) + Muhafazah DAR EL-BEIDA : محافظة البيضاء (ar)  (Casablanca)
CITY OF TANGIER
CITY OF TANGIER International Protectorate  (Tangier)CITY OF TANGIER International Protectorate (en) + Protectorado Internacional de la CIUDAD DE TÁNGER (es) + Protectorat international de la VILLE DE TANGER (fr) + MEDINA TANJAH at-Ahmahmah مدينة طنجة الدولية محمية (ar)  (Tanger)
EAST AFRICA
British Administration of EAST AFRICA  (Daressalam)British Administration of EAST AFRICA (en)  (Daressalam)
EASTERN TOGO
French Zone of the Occupied Territories of FORMER TOGO  (Aneho)Zone française des Territoires occupés de l´ANCIEN TOGO (fr)  (Aného)
ELEMI TRIANGLE
Ugando-Sudanese Administration of ELEMI TRIANGLE  (Elemi)Ugando-Sudanese Administration of ELEMI TRIANGLE (en) + Eradi ILEMI : أراضي يليمي (ar)  (Ilemi)
ERITREA
Italian Colony of ERITREA  (Massawa)Colonia italiana dell´ERITREA (it)  (Massaua)
FORMER CAMEROON
Occupied Territories of FORMER CAMEROON  (Duala)Territoires occupés de l´ANCIEN CAMEROUN (fr)  (Douala)
FRENCH ALGERIA
Governorate-General of ALGERIA  (Algiers [a])Gouvernorat-général de l´ALGÉRIE (fr)  (Alger)
FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA
Government-General of the FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA Federation  (Brazzaville)Fédération d´AFRIQUE-ÉQUATORIALE FRANÇAISE (fr)  (Brazzaville)
FRENCH MOROCCO
French Protectorate in the Sharifi Empire of MOROCCO  (Rabat)Protectorat français dans l´Empire chérifien : Protectorat français au MAROC (fr) + Himaïet Fransa fi el-MAGHREB : حماية فرنسا للمغرب (ar)  (Rabat)
FRENCH SOMALI COAST
French Somaliland Colony : FRENCH SOMALI COAST  (Jibuti)Colonie de la CÔTE FRANÇAISE DES SOMALIS (fr)  (Djibouti)
FRENCH WEST AFRICA
Federation of FRENCH WEST AFRICA  (Goree + Dakar)Fédération de l´AFRIQUE OCCIDENTALE FRANÇAISE (fr)  (Gorée + Dakar)
GAMBIA
GAMBIA Colony and Protectorate  (Bathurst)GAMBIA Colony and Protectorate (en)  (Bathurst)
GOLD COAST AND DEPENDENCIES
Crown Colony of the GOLD COAST and its Dependencies  (Akra)Crown Colony of the GOLD COAST and its Dependencies (en)  (Akra)
GULF OF GUINEA
Spanish Territories of THE GULF OF GUINEA  (Santa Isabel [a])Territorios españoles del GOLFO DE GUINEA (es)  (Santa Isabel)
IFNI
IFNI Protectorate  (Sidi Ifni)Protectorado de IFNI (es)  (Sidi Ifni)
ILLUBABOR
ILLUBABOR Province [British Zone of Influence administered by Shoa]  (Gorie)ILLUBABER Gizati : ኢሉባቦር ግዛት (am)  (Gore)
ISLAND OF MALTA AND DEPENDENCIES
British Crown Colony of the ISLAND OF MALTA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES  (Valletta [a] + Casal Attard [r] + Siggiewi [s])British Crown Colony of the ISLAND OF MALTA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES (en)  (Valletta + Casal Attard + Città Ferdinand)
ITALIAN NORTH AFRICA
Italian Territories of NORTH AFRICA  (Tripoli)Territori italiani del AFRICA SETTENTRIONALE (it)  (Tripoli)
ITALIAN SOMALIA
Crown Colony of ITALIAN SOMALIA  (Mogadishu)Colonia della SOMALIA ITALIANA (it)  (Mogadiscio)
JARABUB
Territory of JARABUB [Senussi Control of the Egyptian Territory of Jarabub]  (Jarabub)Mintaqah AL-JAGHBUB : منطقة الجغروب (ar) + Territory of JARABUB (en)  (Al-Jaghbub)
JIMMA ABA JIFAR
Autonomous Giba Sultanate of JIMMA ABA JIFAR  (Jimma)Moti JIMA ´ABA JAFAR : ጅማ (am) + Moti JIMA ´ABA JAFAR : ጅማ (jnj) + Moti JIMMA ABA JIFAR (kbr) + Moti JIMMA ABA JIFAR (om)  (Jima)
JUAN DE NOVA ISLAND
French Leased Dependency of JUAN DE NOVA ISLAND  (Saint Christophe)Dépendance française de l´ÎLE JUAN DE NOVA (fr)  (Saint-Christophe)
KENYA COAST
KENYA Protectorate [Coastal Domains of Zanzibar]  (Mombasa)KENYA Protectorate (en)  (Mombasa)
LIWAN
NORTH CENTRAL ELEMI Area  (Liwan)NORTH CENTRAL ELEMI Area (en) + Eradhi ELEMI AL-WASTA ASH-SHAMAL : شمال إيليمي المنطقة الوسطى (ar)  (Liwan)
MADAGASCAR AND DEPENDENCIES
Governorate-General of the FRENCH MADAGASCAR Colony  (Tananarive)Colonie française de MADAGASCAR (fr)  (Tananarive)
MAURITIUS AND DEPENDENCIES
British Colony of THE MAURITIUS AND ITS DEPENDENCIES  (Port Louis [a] + Reduit in Moka [r])British Colony of THE MAURITIUS AND ITS DEPENDENCIES (en)  (Port Louis + Reduit)
NIGERIA
Colony and Protectorate of NIGERIA  (Lagos)Colony and Protectorate of NIGERIA (en)  (Lagos)
NYASALAND
NYASALAND Protectorate  (Zomba)NYASALAND Protectorate (en)  (Zomba)
OGADEN
Ethiopian Territory of OGADEN  (Deghabur)Ye´OGADENI Kilili : የኦጋዴን ክልል (am)  (Degeh Bur)
PORTUGUESE EAST AFRICA
Governorate-General of the PORTUGUESE EAST AFRICA Colony [Portuguese Mozambique Colony]  (Lourenzo Marques)Colônia de ÁFRICA ORIENTAL PORTUGUESA (pt)  (Lourenço Marques)
PORTUGUESE GUINEA
Colony of PORTUGUESE GUINEA  (Bolama)Colônia da GUINÉ PORTUGUESA (pt)  (Bolama)
PORTUGUESE WEST AFRICA
Governorate-General of the PORTUGUESE WEST AFRICA Colony [Angola Colony]  (Huambo)Colônia de AFRICA DEL OESTE PORTUGUÊS (pt)  (Huambo)
REUNION
French Colony of REUNION  (Saint Denis of the Reunion)Colonie française de la RÉUNION (fr)  (Saint-Denis de la Réunion)
SAINT HELENA
British Crown Colony of SAINT HELENA  (Jamestown)British Crown Colony of SAINT HELENA (en)  (Jamestown)
SAINT HELENA DOMAIN
French National Domain on SAINT HELENA ISLAND [Longwood House and Valley of the Tomb]  (Longwood House)Domaine national de SAINTE-HÉLÈNE (fr)  (Longwood House)
SAINT THOMAS AND PRINCE
Portuguese Colony of SAINT THOMAS AND PRINCE  (Saint Thomas)Colônia portuguesa de SÃO THOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE (pt)  (São Thomé)
SARRA TRIANGLE
Territory of SARRA TRIANGLE [Senussi Control of the Anglo-Egyptian Territory]  (Matan As-Sarra)Territory of SARRA TRIANGLE (en) + Muthalath AS-SARRA : مثلث السرة (ar)  (Ma´tan as-Sarra)
SEYCHELLES ISLANDS AND DEPENDENCIES
British Crown Colony of SEYCHELLES ISLANDS AND DEPENDENCIES  (Port Victoria)British Crown Colony of SEYCHELLE ISLAND AND DEPENDENCIES (en)  (Port Victoria)
SIERRA LEONE
SIERRA LEONE Colony and Protectorate  (Freetown)SIERRA LEONE Colony and Protectorate (en)  (Freetown)
SIMONSTOWN
British Naval Base of SIMON´S TOWN  (Simon´s Town)Naval Base SIMON´S TOWN (en)  (Simon´s Town)
SOUTH WEST AFRICA
Protectorate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA in Military Occupation of the Union Forces  (Windhuk)Protectorate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA in Military Occupation of the Union Forces (en) + Protektorat von SÜDAFRIKA (de) + Protektoraat van ZUIDWEST-AFRIKA (nl)  (Windhoek)
SOUTHERN AFRICA
High Commission in and for South Africa : High Commission Territories of SOUTHERN AFRICA  (Maseru)High Commission in and for South Africa : High Commission Territories of SOUTHERN AFRICA (en)  (Maseru)
SPANISH MOROCCO
Spanish High Commission in MOROCCO [Spanish Protectorate of Morocco]  (Tetuan)Alto Comisionado español en Marruecos : Protectorado español de MARRUECOS (es)  (Tetuán)
SPANISH WEST AFRICA
Territories of SPANISH WEST AFRICA  (Las Palmas of Great Canary)Territorios del ÁFRICA OCCIDENTAL ESPAÑOLA (es)  (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)
SUEZ CANAL ZONE
SUEZ CANAL Zone [Universal Suez Ship Canal Company under British Protection]  (Port Suez + (Alexandria))Universal Suez Ship Canal Company : SUEZ CANAL ZONE (en) + Compagnie universelle du Canal maritime de Suez : ZONE DU CANAL DE SUEZ (fr)  (Port Suez + (Alexandria))
TIGRE
Governorate-General of TIGRE  (Mekele)Gizati TƏGRAY : ግዛት ትግራይ (gez) + TIGRĀY Gizati : ትግራይ ግዛት (am)  (Mek´elē)
TRISTAN DA CUNHA
British Territory of TRISTAN DA CUNHA Group of Islands  (Edinburgh of The Seven Seas)British Territory of TRISTAN DA CUNHA Group of Islands (en)  (Edinburgh of The Seven Seas)
UGANDA
UGANDA Colony  (Entebbe)UGANDA Colony (en)  (Entebbe)

57 Territories & Dependencies



International Organisations or Groupings (selective list)


BRITISH WEST AFRICA
Organisation
BRITISH WEST AFRICAN Territories  (Lagos + Freetown + Bathurst + Akra + Kumasi)BRITISH WEST AFRICAN Territories (en)  (Lagos + Freetown + Bathurst + Akra + Kumasi) King George V
EAST AFRICA AND UGANDA
Organisation
EAST AFRICA AND UGANDA Protectorates  (Nairobi)EAST AFRICA AND UGANDA Protectorates (en)  (Nairobi) King George V
MOROCCO-AMERICA
Organisation
MOROCCAN-AMERICAN Treaty of Friendship  (Rabat + Washington-District of Columbia)MOROCCAN-AMERICAN Treaty of Friendship (en) + Mueahadat al-Sadaqat AL-MAGHRIBAT AL-´AMRIKIA : معاهدة الصداقة المغربية الأمريكية (ar)  (Rabat + Washington-District of Columbia) Chiefs of States
ORIENTAL ORTHODOXISM
Organisation
Old Oriental Churches : ORIENTAL ORTHODOX Churches  (Alexandria + Echmiadzin)AREVELYAN UGHGHAP´ARR yekeghets´iner : ԱՐևԵԼՅԱՆ ՈՒՂՂԱՓԱՌ եկեղեցիներ (hy) + Ϯⲉⲕ̀ⲕⲗⲏⲥⲓⲁ ̀ⲛⲣⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ ̀ⲛⲟⲣⲑⲟⲇⲟⲝⲟⲥ (cop)  (Alexandria + Echmiadzin) Pope Cyril V (eg)
PAN-AFRICA
Organisation
Universal Negro Improvement Association : UNIA  (New York City)Universal Negro Improvement Association : UNIA (en)  (New York City) Marcus Garvey (uk)

5 Organisations & Groupings (selective list)

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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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