1941-APR-06



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


Independent & Semi-Independent Polities


EGYPT
SDN Member
Kingdom of EGYPT  (Cairo a + Alexandria r)Al-Mamlakah al-MISRIYYAH - المملكة المصرية (ar)  (Al-Qahirah + Al-Iskandarīyah) King Farouk I
ETHIOPIA-IN-EXILE
SDN MemberRebellionExile
ETHIOPIAN Empire-in-Exile  (Um Iddla)Niguše Negešiti Menigišitī ze ĪTIYOP´IYA : ንጉሠ ነገሥት መንግሥቲ ዘ ኢትዮጵያ (ti) + Al-Ambratwryt al-´ITHYUBIA : الامبراطورية الاثيوبية (ar)  (Um Iddla) Emperor Ras Tafari Haile Selassie I
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 Meslar ag Amayas
ITALIAN EAST AFRICA
De facto Semi-Independent
Viceroyalty of Italian Eastern Africa : Federation of ITALIAN EAST AFRICA [Viceroyalty of Ethiopia]  (Addis Ababa)Vicereame dell´AFRICA ORIENTALE ITALIANA : Vicereame d´Etiopia (it)  (Addis Abbeba) King Victor Emmanuel III
LIBERIA
SDN Member
Republic of LIBERIA  (Monrovia)Republic of LIBERIA (en)  (Monrovia) President Edwin Barclay
MOROCCO
De facto Semi-Independent
Sharifi Empire of MOROCCO [French and Spanish Protectorates]  (Rabat)Ad-Dawlat al-MAGHRIBIYA ash-Sharifa : الدولة المغربية الشريفة (ar) + Empire chérifien du MAROC (fr) + Protectorados de MARRUECOS (es)  (Rabat) Sultan Muhammad V
SENUSSIA
De facto Semi-IndependentRebellion
SENUSSI Sheikhdom of Cyrenaica  (Jarabub)Mashaykat AS-SANUSIYA al-Barqah : السنوسي الشيخ البهائي من آل برقة (ar) + SANUSI Sheikhdom of Cyrenaica (en)  (Al-Jaghbub) Sidi Muhammad Idris Al-Senussi
SOUTH AFRICA
SDN Member
South African Union : UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA  (Pretoria ae + Cape Town l)Unie van SUID-AFRIKA (af) + Union of SOUTH AFRICA (en)  (Pretoria + Kaapstad) King George VI
TUNISIA
De facto Semi-Independent
TUNISIAN Regency [French Protectorate of the Tunisian Beylicate]  (Tunis)Protectorat français de TUNISIE (fr) + Al-Ḥimāyah al-Fransiyyah fī TŪNIS : الحماية الفرنسية في تونس (ar)  (Tunis) Ahmad II bin Ali 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

10 Polities (4 members of the International Community)


Rebel Entities & Governments in Exile


PAN-AFRICA
Exile
Negro Peoples of the World : PAN AFRICA  (New York City)Negro Peoples of the World : PAN AFRICA (en)  (New York City) Jomo Kenyatta
SENUSSIA
De facto Semi-IndependentRebellion
SENUSSI Sheikhdom of Cyrenaica  (Jarabub)Mashaykat AS-SANUSIYA al-Barqah : السنوسي الشيخ البهائي من آل برقة (ar) + SANUSI Sheikhdom of Cyrenaica (en)  (Al-Jaghbub) Sidi Muhammad Idris Al-Senussi

2 Rebel Entities


Protectorates & Mandates


BRITISH CAMEROONS
BRITISH CAMEROONS Territory [League of Nations Mandate administered from Nigeria]  (Buea)League of Nations Mandate of BRITISH CAMEROONS (en)  (Buea)
BRITISH ERITREA
British Military Territory of ERITREA  (Asmara)British Military Administration of ERITREA (en)  (Asmara)
BRITISH SOMALILAND
British Military Governorate of BRITISH SOMALILAND [British Protectorate]  (Hargeisa)BRITISH SOMALILAND Military Governorate (en)  (Hargeisa)
BRITISH TOGOLAND
Administration of BRITISH TOGOLAND [League of Nations Mandate administered from Gold Coast]  (Ho)Administration of BRITISH TOGOLAND (en)  (Ho)
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 TOGO
FRENCH TOGO Territory  (Lome)Territoire du TOGO FRANÇAIS (fr)  (Lomé)
GAMBIA
GAMBIA Colony and Protectorate  (Bathurst)GAMBIA Colony and Protectorate (en)  (Bathurst)
HOGGAR
De facto Semi-Independent
KEL AHAGGAR Tuareg Confederation [under French Suzerainty]  (Abalessa)Confédération touarègue du HOGGAR (fr) + Kel UHAGGAR : ⴽⴻⵍ ⴰⵃⴰⴳⴳⴰⵔ (thv)  (Abalessa)
KENYA
Colony and Protectorate of KENYA  (Nairobi)Colony of Kenya and Protectorate of KENYA (en)  (Nairobi)
KENYA COAST
KENYA Protectorate [Coastal Domains of Zanzibar]  (Mombasa)KENYA Protectorate (en)  (Mombasa)
MOROCCO
De facto Semi-Independent
Sharifi Empire of MOROCCO [French and Spanish Protectorates]  (Rabat)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)
NORTHERN RHODESIA
British Protectorate of NORTHERN RHODESIA  (Lusaka)British Protectorate of NORTHERN RHODESIA (en)  (Lusaka)
NYASALAND
NYASALAND Protectorate  (Zomba)NYASALAND Protectorate (en)  (Zomba)
RUANDA-URUNDI
Province of RUANDA-URUNDI [League of Nations Mandate administered from Belgian Congo]  (Usumbura)Province du RUANDA-URUNDI (fr) + Provincie ROEANDA-OEROENDI (nl)  (Usumbura)
SIERRA LEONE
SIERRA LEONE Colony and Protectorate  (Freetown)SIERRA LEONE Colony and Protectorate (en)  (Freetown)
SOUTH WEST AFRICA
Mandate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA [League of Nations Mandate under South African administration]  (Windhoek)Mandaat van SUIDWES-AFRIKA (af) + Mandate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA (en) + Mandaatgebied van ZUIDWEST-AFRIKA (nl) + Mandatsgebiet SÜDWESTAFRIKA (de)  (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 [Suez Canal Company under British Protection]  (Port Suez)Suez Canal Company : SUEZ CANAL ZONE (en) + Compagnie du Canal de Suez : ZONE DU CANAL DE SUEZ (fr) + Muhafazah QANAT AS-SUWAIS : محافظة قناة السويس (ar)  (Port Suez)
TANGANYIKA
TANGANYIKA Territory [League of Nations Mandate under British administration]  (Daressalam)TANGANYIKA Territory (en)  (Daressalam)
TUNISIA
De facto Semi-Independent
TUNISIAN Regency [French Protectorate of the Tunisian Beylicate]  (Tunis)Protectorat français de TUNISIE (fr) + Al-Ḥimāyah al-Fransiyyah fī TŪNIS : الحماية الفرنسية في تونس (ar)  (Tunis)
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)

22 Protected Entities


Federated & Regionalised Polities


AMHARA
Federated
Governorate of AMHARA  (Gondar)Governatorato di AMARA (it)  (Gondar)
ANGRA
Autonomous District of ANGRA DO HEROISMO : Central Azores Group  (Angra)Distrito Autónomo de ANGRA DO HEROÍSMO (pt)  (Angra do Heroísmo)
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))
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 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) + KAAPprovinsie (af)  (Kaapstad)
CEUTA
Comandment of CEUTA  (Ceuta)Comandáncia de CEUTA (es)  (Ceuta)
CHAD
Federated
Free Territory of CHAD  (Fort Lamy)Territoire du TCHAD libre (fr)  (Fort Lamy)
CONTINENTAL GUINEA
District of CONTINENTAL GUINEA [Rio Muni District]  (Bata)Distrito de GUINEA CONTINENTAL (es)  (Bata)
DAHOMEY AND DEPENDENCIES
Federated
Colony of DAHOMEY AND DEPENDENCIES  (Porto Novo [a])Colonie du DAHOMEY ET DÉPENDANCES (fr)  (Porto Novo)
DAKAR AND DEPENDENCIES
Federated
Circumsciption of DAKAR AND DEPENDENCIES  (Dakar)Circonscription de DAKAR ET DÉPENDANCES (fr)  (Dakar)
DARFUR
Federated
DARFUR Province : Directorate of Darfur  (El Fasher)Mudiriyah DAR FUR : دار فور‎ مديرية‎ (ar) + Mudirate of DAR-FUR (en)  (El Fashir)
EASTERN NIGERIA
Federated
EASTERN Region of Nigeria  (Enugu)EASTERN Region of Nigeria (en)  (Enugu)
ERITREA
Federated
Governorate of ERITREA  (Asmara)Governatorato dell´ERITREA (it)  (Asmara)
FERNANDO POO
District of FERNANDO POO  (Santa Isabel)Distrito de FERNANDO PÓO (es)  (Santa Isabel)
FREETOWN
SIERRA LEONE Colony  (Freetown)SIERRA LEONE Colony (en)  (Freetown)
FRENCH CAMEROON
Federated
Autonomous Territory of Free FRENCH CAMEROON [League of Nations Mandate annexed by Free France]  (Duala)Territoire autonome du CAMEROUN FRANÇAIS libre (fr)  (Douala)
FRENCH GUINEA
Federated
FRENCH GUINEA Colony  (Conakry)Colonie de GUINÉE FRANÇAISE (fr)  (Conakry)
FRENCH SUDAN
Federated
FRENCH SUDAN Colony  (Bamako)Colonie du SOUDAN FRANÇAIS (fr)  (Bamako)
GABON
Federated
Free GABON Territory  (Libreville)Territoire du GABON (fr)  (Libreville)
GALLA AND SIDAMO
Federated
Governorate of GALLA AND SIDAMO  (Jimma)Governatorato di GALLA E SIDAMA (it)  (Gimma)
GEZEIRA
Federated
GEZEIRA Province : Gezira Directorate  (Wad Medani)Mudiriyah AL-GAZIRA : مديرية الجزيرة (ar) + Mudirate of EL GEZIRA (en)  (Wad Medani)
HARRAR
Federated
Governorate of HARRAR  (Harar)Governatorato di HARAR (it)  (Harar)
HORTA
Autonomous District of HORTA : Western Azores Group  (Horta)Distrito Autónomo da HORTA (pt)  (Horta)
IFNI
Federated
Territory of IFNI Protectorate  (Sidi Ifni)Territorio del Protectorado de IFNI (es)  (Sidi Ifni)
INNER GAMBIA
GAMBIA Protectorate  (Brikama)GAMBIA Protectorate (en)  (Brikama)
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)
MADEIRA
MADEIRA Province  (Funchal)Província da MADEIRA (pt)  (Funchal)
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
Free MIDDLE CONGO Territory  (Brazzaville [a])Territoire du MOYEN-CONGO libre (fr)  (Brazzaville)
NATAL
Federated
NATAL Province  (Pietermaritzburg)Province of NATAL (en) + Provinsie NATAL (af)  (Pietermaritzburg)
NIGER
Federated
French Colony of NIGER  (Niamey)Colonie française du NIGER (fr)  (Niamey)
NORTHERN MOROCCO
Spanish Northern Protectorate of Morocco : NORTHERN MOROCCO  (Tetuan)Protectorado español de MARRUECOS (es)  (Tetuán)
NORTHERN NIGERIA
Federated
NORTHERN Region of Nigeria  (Kaduna)NORTHERN Region of Nigeria (en)  (Kaduna)
NORTHERN SUDAN
Federated
NORTHERN Province : Northern Sudan Directorate : Nubia  (Donggola)Mudiriyah ASH SHAMALIYAH : مديرية الشمالية (ar) + Mudirate of ASH-SHAMALI (en)  (Dungula)
ORANGE FREE STATE
Federated
ORANGE FREE STATE Province  (Bloemfontein)ORANJE-VRYSTAAT Provinsie (af) + ORANGE FREE STATE Province (en)  (Bloemfontein)
PONTA DELGADA
Autonomous District of PONTA DELGADA : 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)
RIO OF ORO
Federated
Colony of RIO DE ORO [Spanish Protectorate]  (Villa Cisneros)Colonia de RÍO DE ORO (es)  (Villa Cisneros)
RUANDA
Kingdom of RUANDA [Belgian Residency]  (Astrida [a] + Nyanza [r])Royaume du RUANDA (fr) + Koninkrijk ROEANDA (nl) + Ubwami bw´u RWANDA (rw)  (Astrida + Nyanza)
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)
SHOA
Federated
Governorate of SHOA  (Addis Ababa)Governatorato dello SCIOÀ (it)  (Addis Abbeba)
SPANISH SAHARA
Federated
Territory of SPANISH SAHARA  (Villa Bens-Cape Juby)Territorio del SÁHARA ESPAÑOL (es)  (Villa Bens-Cabo Juby)
SWAZILAND
Federated
Protectorate of SWAZILAND [British Residency Commission for Swaziland Crown Colony]  (Mbabane [a][j] + Lobamba [l][r])Protectorate of SWAZILAND (en)  (Mbabane + Lobamba)
TANGIER
Federated
General Govervorate of TANGIER  (Tangier)Gobernación General de TÁNGER (es) + City of TANGIER (en) + Ville de TANGER (fr) + Medina TANJAH : مدينة طنجة (ar)  (Tánger)
TRANSVAAL
Federated
TRANSVAAL Province  (Pretoria)TRANSVAAL Province (en) + Provinsie TRANSVAAL (af)  (Pretoria)
UBANGI-SHARI
Federated
Free UBANGI-SHARI Territory  (Bangui)Territoire de l´OUBANGUI-CHARI libre (fr)  (Bangui)
UPPER IVORY COAST
Federated
UPPER IVORY COAST Region [French Residency]  (Wagadugu)Région de la HAUTE-CÔTE D´IVOIRE (fr)  (Ouagadougou)
URUNDI
Kingdom of URUNDI [Belgian Residency]  (Kitega [a] + Usumbura [r])Royaume de l´URUNDI (fr) + Koninkrijk OEROENDI (nl)  (Kitega + Usumbura)
WESTERN NIGERIA
Federated
WESTERN Region of Nigeria  (Ibadan)WESTERN Region of Nigeria (en)  (Ibadan)
WHITE NILE
Federated
WHITE NILE Province : White Nile Directorate  (Rabak)Mudiriyah AN-NIL AL-ABYAD : مديرية النيل الأبيض (ar) + Mudirate of WHITE NILE (en)  (Rabak)

57 Federated or Regionalized Polities


Territories & Dependencies


ADJACENT ISLANDS
Autonomous Districts of ADJACENT ISLANDS  (Ponta Delgada + Horta)Distritos Autónomos das ILHAS ADJACENTES (pt)  (Ponta Delgada + Horta)
AMERICAN AFRICAN METALS
AMERICAN AFRICAN METALS Corporation  (Elisabethville)AMERICAN AFRICAN METALS Corporation (en)  (Élisabethville)
ANGLO-EGYPTIAN SUDAN
Condominium of ANGLO-EGYPTIAN SUDAN  (Khartoum)Condominium of ANGLO-EGYPTIAN SUDAN (en) + AL-SUDAN AL-MUSR YAL-ANGELAZY : السودان المصرى الإنجليزى (ar)  (Khartoum)
BASUTOLAND BECHUANALAND AND SWAZILAND
High Commission for Basutoland the Bechuanaland Protectorate and Swaziland : BASUTOLAND BECHUANALAND AND SWAZILAND  (Maseru)High Commission for Basutoland the Bechuanaland Protectorate and Swaziland : BASUTOLAND BECHUANALAND AND SWAZILAND (en)  (Maseru)
BELGIAN CONGO
Free BELGIAN CONGO Colony  (Leopoldville)Colonie du CONGO BELGE (fr) + Kolonie van BELGISCH-CONGO (nl)  (Léopoldville)
BRITISH CAMEROONS
BRITISH CAMEROONS Territory [League of Nations Mandate administered from Nigeria]  (Buea)League of Nations Mandate of BRITISH CAMEROONS (en)  (Buea)
BRITISH CYRENAICA
British CYRENAICA District  (Derna)CYRENAICA District (en)  (Derna)
BRITISH ERITREA
British Military Territory of ERITREA  (Asmara)British Military Administration of ERITREA (en)  (Asmara)
BRITISH SOMALILAND
British Military Governorate of BRITISH SOMALILAND [British Protectorate]  (Hargeisa)BRITISH SOMALILAND Military Governorate (en)  (Hargeisa)
BRITISH TOGOLAND
Administration of BRITISH TOGOLAND [League of Nations Mandate administered from Gold Coast]  (Ho)Administration of BRITISH TOGOLAND (en)  (Ho)
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)
ELEMI
British Occupied Area of ELEMI  (Liwan)ELEMI Area (en)  (Liwan)
ELEMI TRIANGLE
ELEMI TRIANGLE Zone [Ugandan Administration of the Sudanese Zone]  (Elemi)ELEMI TRIANGLE Zone (en) + Eradi ILEMI : أراضي يليمي (ar)  (Ilemi)
FRENCH AFRICA TERRITORIES
High Commission for FRENCH AFRICA TERRITORIES  (Goree + Dakar)Haut-Commissariat pour les TERRITOIRES D´AFRIQUE FRANÇAISE (fr)  (Gorée + Dakar)
FRENCH ALGERIA
Governorate-General of ALGERIA  (Algiers [a])Gouvernorat-général de l´ALGÉRIE (fr)  (Alger)
FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA-CAMEROON
FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA-CAMEROON Block  (Brazzaville)Bloc AFRIQUE-ÉQUATORIALE FRANÇAISE-CAMEROUN (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 TOGO
FRENCH TOGO Territory  (Lome)Territoire du TOGO FRANÇAIS (fr)  (Lomé)
GABES
German Controlled Territory of GABES  (Gabes)Gebiet GABÈS (de) + Territoire de GABÈS (fr) + Qayid QABIS : قايد قابس (ar)  (Gabès)
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  (Accra)Crown Colony of the GOLD COAST and its Dependencies (en)  (Accra)
ITALIAN LIBYA
Territories of ITALIAN LIBYA  (Sabha [g])Territorio di LIBIA ITALIANA (it)  (Sebha)
IVORY COAST
Free French Colony of IVORY COAST  (Abidjan [a])Colonie française libre de CÔTE D´IVOIRE (fr)  (Abidjan)
KENYA
Colony and Protectorate of KENYA  (Nairobi)Colony of Kenya and Protectorate of KENYA (en)  (Nairobi)
KENYA COAST
KENYA Protectorate [Coastal Domains of Zanzibar]  (Mombasa)KENYA Protectorate (en)  (Mombasa)
KUFRA
KUFRA Territory [Free French Occupation and administration from Chad]  (Kufra)Territoire militaire de KOUFRA (fr) + Iqlim al-KUFARAT al-Askari : إقليم الكفرة العسكري (ar)  (Koufra)
LOWER EGYPT
British Occupied Territory of LOWER EGYPT  (Cairo)British Occupied Territory of LOWER EGYPT (en) + Mintaqah MISR AL-SUFLA : إقليم مصر السفلى (ar)  (Al-Qahirah)
MADAGASCAR AND DEPENDENCIES
Governorate-General of the FRENCH MADAGASCAR Colony  (Tananarive)Colonie française de MADAGASCAR (fr)  (Tananarive)
MALTA
British Crown Colony of MALTA  (Valletta [a] + Casal Attard [r] + Siggiewi [s])British Crown Colony of MALTA (en)  (Valletta + Casal Attard + Città Ferdinand)
MAURITIUS
British Colony of MAURITIUS  (Port Louis [a] + Reduit in Moka [r])British Colony of MAURITIUS (en)  (Port Louis + Reduit)
NIGERIA
Colony and Protectorate of NIGERIA  (Lagos)Colony and Protectorate of NIGERIA (en)  (Lagos)
NORTH AFRICA
Axis Forces in NORTH AFRICA [German Africa Corps Division]  (Tripoli)Territori militari italiani del AFRICA SETTENTRIONALE (it) + Deutsches AFRIKAKORPS (de)  (Tripoli)
NORTHERN RHODESIA
British Protectorate of NORTHERN RHODESIA  (Lusaka)British Protectorate of NORTHERN RHODESIA (en)  (Lusaka)
NYASALAND
NYASALAND Protectorate  (Zomba)NYASALAND Protectorate (en)  (Zomba)
OCCUPIED ITALIAN SOMALILAND
British Administration of OCCUPIED ITALIAN SOMALILAND  (Mogadishu)British Administration of OCCUPIED ITALIAN SOMALILAND (en) + Amministrazione britannica di SOMALIA ITALIANA OCCUPATA (it)  (Mogadishu)
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]  (New Lisbon)Colônia de AFRICA DEL OESTE PORTUGUÊS (pt)  (Nova Lisboa)
REUNION
French Colony of REUNION  (Saint Denis of the Reunion)Colonie française de la RÉUNION (fr)  (Saint-Denis de la Réunion)
RUANDA-URUNDI
Province of RUANDA-URUNDI [League of Nations Mandate administered from Belgian Congo]  (Usumbura)Province du RUANDA-URUNDI (fr) + Provincie ROEANDA-OEROENDI (nl)  (Usumbura)
SAINT HELENA DOMAIN
Free 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 HELENA ISLANDS
British Crown Colony of SAINT HELENA  (Jamestown)British Crown Colony of SAINT HELENA (en)  (Jamestown)
SAINT THOMAS AND PRINCE
Portuguese Colony of SAINT THOMAS AND PRINCE  (Saint Thomas)Colônia portuguesa de SÃO THOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE (pt)  (São Thomé)
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
Mandate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA [League of Nations Mandate under South African administration]  (Windhoek)Mandaat van SUIDWES-AFRIKA (af) + Mandate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA (en) + Mandaatgebied van ZUIDWEST-AFRIKA (nl) + Mandatsgebiet SÜDWESTAFRIKA (de)  (Windhoek)
SOUTHERN RHODESIA
British Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA  (Salisbury)British Colony of SOUTHERN RHODESIA (en)  (Salisbury)
SPANISH GUINEA
Colony of SPANISH GUINEA  (Santa Isabel [a])Colonia de GUINEA ESPAÑOLA (es)  (Santa Isabel)
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 [Suez Canal Company under British Protection]  (Port Suez)Suez Canal Company : SUEZ CANAL ZONE (en) + Compagnie du Canal de Suez : ZONE DU CANAL DE SUEZ (fr) + Muhafazah QANAT AS-SUWAIS : محافظة قناة السويس (ar)  (Port Suez)
TANGANYIKA
TANGANYIKA Territory [League of Nations Mandate under British administration]  (Daressalam)TANGANYIKA Territory (en)  (Daressalam)
UGANDA
UGANDA Colony  (Entebbe)UGANDA Colony (en)  (Entebbe)

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International Organisations or Groupings (selective list)


BRITISH WEST AFRICA
Organisation
BRITISH WEST AFRICAN Territories  (Lagos + Freetown + Bathurst + Accra + Coomassie)BRITISH WEST AFRICAN Territories (en)  (Lagos + Freetown + Bathurst + Accra + Coomassie) King George VI
KENYA-UGANDA TANGANYIKA
Organisation
East African Colonies of KENYA-UGANDA TANGANYIKA  (Arusha)East African Colonies of KENYA-UGANDA TANGANYIKA (en)  (Arusha) King George VI
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)Ekklisia Nremkimi Northodozots : ENN - Ϯⲉⲕ̀ⲕⲗⲏⲥⲓⲁ ̀ⲛⲣⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ ̀ⲛⲟⲣⲑⲟⲇⲟⲝⲟⲥ (cop)  (Al-Iskandarīyah) Pope John XIX (eg)

4 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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