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British Colonies in Australasia : AUSTRALIA

Flag or logo since 1900-01-01*
British Colonies in Australasia : AUSTRALIA (en)
Emblem or Symbol*

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


AUSTRALIA British Colonies in Australasia : AUSTRALIA  (Sydney)

6 Federated Divisions:

NEW SOUTH WALES British Colony of NEW SOUTH WALES  (Sydney)Local: British Colony of NEW SOUTH WALES (en)  (Sydney)
QUEENSLAND British Colony of QUEENSLAND  (Brisbane)Local: British Colony of QUEENSLAND (en)  (Brisbane)
SOUTH AUSTRALIA British Colony of SOUTH AUSTRALIA  (Adelaide)Local: British Colony of SOUTH AUSTRALIA (en)  (Adelaide)
TASMANIA British Colony of TASMANIA  (Hobart)Local: British Colony of TASMANIA (en)  (Hobart)
VICTORIA British Colony of VICTORIA  (Melbourne)Local: British Colony of VICTORIA (en)  (Melbourne)
WESTERN AUSTRALIA British Colony of WESTERN AUSTRALIA  (Perth)Local: British Colony of WESTERN AUSTRALIA (en)  (Perth)

2 Territories:

CARTIER ISLAND CARTIER Island  (Cartier)Local: CARTIER Island (en)  (Cartier)
MALDEN ISLAND British Australian Company of MALDEN ISLAND  (Malden)Local: MALDEN ISLAND Company (en)  (Malden)

Dependent Protectorates:

AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES Aboriginal Protection Board : AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL LANDS  (Canberra)Local: ABORIGINAL Protection Board (en)  (Canberra)
NEW SOUTH WALES ABORIGINES New South Wales Board for the Protection of Aborigines : Protectorate of the NEW SOUTH WALES ABORIGINES  (Sydney)Local: New South Wales Board for the Protection of ABORIGINES (en)  (Sydney)
NORTHERN TERRITORY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA Territory of NORTHERN AUSTRALIA : Province of the Northern Territory of South Australia [Australian Residency]  (Palmerston)Local: Province of the NORTHERN TERRITORY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA (en)  (Palmerston)
QUEENSLAND ABORIGINES Protectorate of QUEENSLAND ABORIGINES  (Brisbane)Local: Protectorate of QUEENSLAND ABORIGINES (en)  (Brisbane)
VICTORIAN ABORIGINES Victorian Central Board for the Protection of Aborigines : Protectorate of VICTORIA ABORIGINES  (Melbourne)Local: Victorian Central Board for the Protection of ABORIGINES (en)  (Melbourne)
WESTERN AUSTRALIA ABORIGINES Aborigines Department : Protectorate of the WESTERN AUSTRALIA ABORIGINES  (Perth)Local: ABORIGINES Department (en)  (Perth)

4 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

BRITAIN COLONIES BRITAIN COLONIES of the British Empire [British Imperial Federation]  (Westminster)
MIXED TEAM Mixed Team : ZZX  (Lausanne)
TELEGRAPH International Telegraph Union : ITU [International Telegraph Convention]  (Berne)

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

Other Territories or Entities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ASHMORE ISLAND British Territory of ASHMORE ISLAND  (Ashmore)
CHRISTMAS ISLAND Governorate of CHRISTMAS ISLAND [Administration from Singapore and Leased to the Christmas Island Phosphate Company]  (The Settlement of Flying Fish Cove)
COCOS ISLANDS COCOS ISLANDS Governorate [British Fiefdom administered from Singapore]  (Bantam Village on West Island)
EASTERN ANTARCTICA British Territory in EASTERN ANTARCTICA [British Claim]  ((London))
HEARD ISLAND Territory of HEARD ISLAND  (Heard Island)
MACDONALD AND HEARD ISLANDS Territory of MACDONALD AND HEARD ISLANDS [British Claim]  ((London) + Heard Island q)
Notes: aims to find the countries, territories, governments, administrative divisions and main international organisations that have existed during the 20th century.
   Current depth of investigation: . [red: country considered completed, rose: 1 level yet to complete, white: 2 levels yet to complete]
   For an idea on how was built the site, see the following documentary link of wikipedia [fr] : Modèle:Infobox

 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.
   *, 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 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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