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2020-AUG-01

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ISLAMIC KHORASAN ((Nangarhar)) Rebellion Islamic State Province in KHORASAN : Mulavi Abdullah
AFGHANISTAN (Kabul) UNO Member Islamic Republic of AFGHANISTAN [Nato-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan] : President Ashraf Ghani
TALIBAN AFGHANISTAN (Quetta) RebellionExile Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Exile : Quetta Shura TALIBAN Council : Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada

Other Entities with similar names

AFGHANISTAN  NATO  UNITED NATIONS  AMERICA 
    
(Kabul) - (Brussels) - (New York City) - (Washington-District of Columbia) -

Islamic Republic of AFGHANISTAN [Nato-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan]

Flag or logo since 2018-05-12
Da AFĠĀNISTĀN Islāmī Jomhūrīyat : د افغانستان اسلامي جمهوریت (ps) + Jomhūrī-ye Eslāmī-ye AFĠĀNISTĀN : جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان (prs) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

President Ashraf Ghani
(ruler of AFGHANISTAN since 2014-09-29)

SG Jens Stoltenberg (no)
(ruler of NATO since 2014-10-01)

SG Antonio Guterres (pt)
(ruler of UNITED NATIONS since 2017-01-01)

President Donald Trump
(ruler of AMERICA since 2017-01-20)
Capital:Kabul - (Kabul)
Official languages: Dari Persian (prs) . Pashtun (ps) .

Mainland:


AFGHANISTAN Islamic Republic of AFGHANISTAN  (Kabul)

34 Mainland Divisions:

BADAKHSHAN Province of BADAKHSHAN  (Faizabad)Local: Astan BADAKHSHAN : استان بدخشان (prs) + BADAKHSHAN Wilayat : بدخشان ولایت (ps)  (Feyzabad)
BADGHIS Province of BADGHIS  (Qalay-i Naw)Local: Astan BADGHIS : ولایت بادغیس (prs) + BADGHIS Wilayat : ولایت‎ بادغیس (ps)  (Qal''eh-ye Now)
BAGHLAN Province of BAGHLAN  (Pul-i Khumri)Local: Astan BAGHLAN : ولایت بغلان (prs) + BAGHLAN Wilayat : بغلان ولایت‎ (ps)  (Pol-e Khomri)
BALKH Province of BALKH  (Mazar-i-Sharif)Local: Wilaya BALKH : ولايت بلخ (prs) + Wilaya BALKH : ولايت بلخ (ps)  (Mazar-e Sharif)
BAMIAN Province of BAMIAN  (Bamian)Local: Astan BAMYAN : ولایت بامیان (prs) + BAMYAN Wilayat : ولایت بامیان (ps)  (Bamiyan)
DAYKUNDI Province of DAYKUNDI  (Khadir)Local: Astan DAYKUNDI : ولایت دایکندی (prs) + DAYKONDI Wilayat : دايکندي ولايت (ps)  (Khadir)
FARAH Province of FARAH  (Farah)Local: Astan FARAH : ولایت فراه (prs) + FARAH Wilayat : فراه ولايت (ps)  (Farah)
FARYAB Province of FARYAB  (Maimana)Local: Astan FARYAB : ولایت فاریاب (prs) + FARYAB Wilayat : فارياب ولايت (ps)  (Meymaneh)
GHAZNI Province of GHAZNI  (Ghazni)Local: GHAZNI Wilayat : غزني ولايت (ps) + Astan GHAZNI : ولایت غزنی (prs)  (Ghazni)
GHOR Province of GHOR  (Chaghcharan)Local: Astan GHOWR : ولایت غور (prs) + GHUR Wilayat : غور ولايت (ps)  (Chaghcharan)
HELMAND Province of HELMAND  (Lashkargah)Local: HELMUND Wilayat : هلمند ولايت (ps) + Astan HILLMAND : ولایت هلمند (prs)  (Lashgar Gah)
HERAT Province of HERAT  (Herat)Local: Astan HIRAT : ولایت هرات (prs) + HERAT Wilayat : هرات ولايت (ps)  (Herat)
JOZJAN Province of JOZJAN  (Shibarghan)Local: Astan JOWZJAN : ولایت جوزجان (prs) + JAWZJAN Wilayat : جوزجان ولايت (ps)  (Sheberghan)
KABUL Province of KABUL  (Kabul)Local: Astan KĀBOL‎ : ولایت کابل (prs) + KĀBƏL‎ Wilayat : کابل ولايت (ps)  (Kabul)
KANDAHAR Province of KANDAHAR  (Kandahar)Local: KANDAHAR Wilayat : کندهار ولايت (ps) + Astan QANDAHAR : ولایت قندهار (prs)  (Kandahar)
KAPISA Province of KAPISA  (Mahmud-i-Raqi)Local: KAPISA Wilayat : کاپيسا ولايت (ps) + Astan KAPISA : ولایت کاپیسا (prs)  (Mahmud-e-Eraqi)
KHOST Province of KHOST  (Khost)Local: KHOWST Wilayat : خوست ولايت (ps) + Astan KHOWST : ولایت خوست (prs)  (Khowst)
KONAR Province of KONAR  (Asadabad)Local: KUNAR Wilayat : کونړ ولايت (ps) + Astan KONAR : ولایت کنر (prs)  (Asadabad)
KONDUZ Province of KONDUZ  (Konduz)Local: Astan QONDOZ : ولایت کندوز (prs) + QUNDUZ Wilayat : کندوز ولايت (ps)  (Qondoz)
LAGHMAN Province of LAGHMAN  (Mihtarlam)Local: LAGHMAN Wilayat : لغمان ولايت (ps) + Astan LAGHMAN : لغمان شریف (prs)  (Mehtar-Lam)
LOGAR Province of LOGAR  (Pul-i Alam)Local: LOWGAR Wilayat : لوگر ولايت (ps) + Astan LOWGAR : ولایت لوگر (prs)  (Pol-e ''Alam)
MAIDAN WARDAK Province of MAIDAN WARDAK  (Maidanshahr)Local: MAIDAN WARDAG Wilayat : ميدان وردگ ولايت (ps) + Astan MAYDAN VERDAK : ميدان وردگ (prs)  (Meydan-Shahr)
NANGARHAR Province of NANGARHAR  (Jalalabad)Local: NANGARHAR Wilayat : ننگرهار ولايت (ps) + Astan NANGERHAR : ولایت ننگرهار (prs)  (Jelalabad)
NIMRUZ Province of NIMRUZ  (Zaranj)Local: NIMRUZ Wilayat : نيمروز ولايت (ps) + Astan NIMROZ : ولایت نیمروز (prs)  (Zaranj)
NURISTAN Province of NURISTAN  (Kamdish)Local: NURISTAN Wilayat : نورستان ولايت (ps) + Astan NURESTAN : ولایت نورستان (prs)  (Kamdish)
ORUZGAN Province of ORUZGAN  (Tarin-Kot)Local: URUZGAN Wilayat : روزگان ولايت (ps) + Astan UROZGAN : ولایت اروزگان (prs)  (Tarin-Kowt)
PAKTIA Province of PAKTIA  (Gardiz)Local: PAKTYA Wilayat : پکتيا ولايت (ps) + Astan PAKTIYA : ولایت پکتیا (prs)  (Gardez)
PAKTIKA Province of PAKTIKA  (Sharan)Local: PAKTIKA Wilayat : پکتيکا ولايت (ps) + Astan PAKTIKA : ولایت پکتیکا (prs)  (Sharan)
PANJSHIR Province of PANJSHIR  (Bazarak)Local: Astan PANJSHER : ولایت پنجشیر (prs) + PANJSHIR Wilayat : پنجشېر ولايت (ps)  (Bazarak)
PARWAN Province of PARWAN  (Charikar)Local: Astan PARVĀN : ولایت پروان (prs) + PARWAN Wilayat : پروان ولايت (ps)  (Chârikâr)
SAMANGAN Province of SAMANGAN  (Aybak)Local: Astan SAMANGAN : ولایت سمنگان (prs) + SAMONGAN Wilayat : سمنگان ولايت (ps)  (Aybak)
SARI PUL Province of SARI PUL  (Sari-Pul)Local: Astan SAR-E POL : ولایت سرپل (prs) + SARI PUL Wilayat : سرپل ولايت (ps)  (Sar-e Pol)
TAKHAR Province of TAKHAR  (Talugan)Local: Astan TAKHAR : ولایت تخار (prs) + TAKHAR Wilayat : تخار ولايت (ps)  (Taloqan)
ZABUL Province of ZABUL  (Kalat)Local: ZABUL Wilayat : زابل ولايت (ps) + Astan ZABOL : ولایت زابل (prs)  (Qalat)




1 Condominium:

KABUL-INTERNATIONAL Kabul International Airport Multinational Force : KAIA  (Isaf Headquarters in Kabul)Local: Kabul International Airport Multinational Force : KAIA (en)  (Isaf Headquarters in Kabul)



Military entities abroad or locally shared:

HELMAND VALLEY American Bases in HELMAND RIVER VALLEY  (Camp Dyer)Local: American Bases in HELMAND RIVER VALLEY (en)  (Camp Dyer)
HERAT ZONE Italian Armed Forces at HERAT  (Herat)Local: Forze Armate italiane a HERAT (it)  (Herat)


59 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


ASIAN BANK Asian Development Bank : ADB  (Mandaluyong City)
ASIAN INFRASTRUCTURE BANK Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank : AIIB  (Beijing)
ASIAN STATES Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia : CICA  (Alma-Ata)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
COLOMBO PLAN Colombo Plan for Co-operative Economic and Social Development in Asia and the Pacific : CESDAP  (Colombo)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
ECONOMIC COOPERATION Secretariat of the Economic Cooperation Organization : ECO  (Tehran)
ENERGY International Energy Charter : IEC  (Woluwe-Saint Lambert)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
GENEVA CONVENTION GENEVA Convention  (Geneva)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN Coalition of Developing Countries : GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN  (New York City)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT International Criminal Court : ICCT  (The Hague)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
INTERSPUTNIK International Organization of Space Communications INTERSPUTNIK  (Moscow)
IOM International Organization for Migration : IOM Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IRENA International Renewable Energy Agency : IRENA  (Masdar City)
ISESCO Islamic World Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : ISESCO  (Rabat)
ISLAM Organization of Islamic Cooperation : OIC  (Jeddah)
ISLAMIC BANK Islamic Development Bank : IDB  (Jeddah)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM - Advancing South South Cooperation  (Baku + New York City)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York City)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Provisional Secretariat of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO  (Vienna)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne + (Tokyo))
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
SOUTH ASIA South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation : SAARC  (Kathmandu)
STANDARDIZATION International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
TELECOMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
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)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York City)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children''s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)



Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

TALIBAN AFGHANISTAN Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in Exile : Quetta Shura TALIBAN Council  (Quetta)


Other Territories or Entities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ISLAMIC KHORASAN Islamic State Province in KHORASAN  ((Nangarhar))
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 Main 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.

 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.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.

 




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