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AFGHANISTAN (Kwaja-Bahauddin)  UNO Member Islamic State of AFGHANISTAN [United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan : Northern Alliance] : President Burhanuddin Rabbani
TALIBAN AFGHANISTAN (Kabul)  Rebellion Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan : TALIBAN AFGHANISTAN : Emir Mullah Mohammad Omar
ISLAMIC AFGHANISTAN (Mashhad)  Exile Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin : ISLAMIC PARTY of Gulbuddin : Gulbuddin Hekmatyar

Other Entities with similar names

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan : TALIBAN AFGHANISTAN
(Kabul)

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan : TALIBAN AFGHANISTAN

Flag or logo since 1997-10-27
AFGHĀNISTĀN Islāmī Amirat : ‏د افغانستان اسلامي امارت (ps) Rebellion
Emblem or Symbol

Emir Mullah Mohammad Omar
(ruler of TALIBAN AFGHANISTAN since 1994-11-05)
Capital:Kabul - (Kabul)
Official languages: Pashtun (ps) .

Mainland:


TALIBAN AFGHANISTAN Islamic Emirate of AFGHANISTAN : Taliban Afghanistan  (Kabul)

20 Mainland Divisions:

BADGHIS Province of BADGHIS  (Qalay-i Naw)Local: Astan BADGHIS : ولایت بادغیس (prs) + BADGHIS Wilayat : ولایت‎ بادغیس (ps)  (Qal''eh-ye Now)
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)
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)
KHOLM Province of KHOLM  (Khulm)Local: Astan KHOLM : ولایت خلم (prs) + KHULM Wilayat : خلم ولايت‎ (ps)  (Kholm)
KHOST Province of KHOST  (Khost)Local: KHOWST Wilayat : خوست ولايت (ps)  (Khowst)
KONAR Province of KONAR  (Asadabad)Local: KUNAR Wilayat : کونړ ولايت (ps) + Astan KONAR : ولایت کنر (prs)  (Asadabad)
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 Pro-Taliban Khalis Faction Controlled 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)
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)
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)
ZABUL Province of ZABUL  (Kalat)Local: ZABUL Wilayat : زابل ولايت (ps) + Astan ZABOL : ولایت زابل (prs)  (Qalat)



5 Assisted Entities

ANSAR HARAKAT AL-ANSAR Organization  (Srinagar) Emir Fazlur Rehman Khalil
ISLAMIC JIHAD Islamic Struggle Movement : HARKAT UL-JIHAD AL-ISLAMI  (Peshawar + Dhaka) Qari Saifullah Akhtar
LASHKAR-E TOIBA Army of the Righteous : LASHKAR-E TOIBA Organization  (Muaskar-e-Aqsa + Muridke + Muzaffarabad + Jaji) Hafiz Muhammad Saeed
NUSANTARIA Islamic Community : Islamic Group for the Establishment of the NUSANTARIAN Islamic State  (Ngruki) Abdullah Sungkar
PAN-ISLAM Islamic Liberation Army for the Liberation of the Holy Places : The Base AL-QAEDA for a Pan-Islamic Caliphate  (Al-Qaeda) Osama Bin Laden





2 Governments in Exile

ISLAMIC EAST TURKESTAN East Turkestan Islamic Party : ETIP  (Wana) Hasan Mahsum
ROHINGYA ROHINGYA Solidarity Alliance  (Cox''s Bazar) Muhammad Yunus




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

AFGHANISTAN Islamic State of AFGHANISTAN [United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan : Northern Alliance]  (Kwaja-Bahauddin)


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

FREE ISLAMIC AFGHANISTAN Islamic Union for the Liberation of Afghanistan : IULA  (Dawah Al-Jihad)
HAZARAJAT Islamic Unity Party of Afghanistan : HAZARAJAT Region in rebellion  (Bamian)
ISLAMIC SOCIETY Jamiat-e Islami : ISLAMIC SOCIETY  (Bazarak)
NORTH AFGHANISTAN National Islamic Movement of AFGHANISTAN  (Mazar-i-Sharif)
SHIA AFGHANISTAN Islamic Movement of AFGHANISTAN  (Charikar)

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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, by 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.
   * Les langues du monde, by Meillet & Cohen, ed. Revue des Études Anciennes (FR). For languages of the world.
   * 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.
   * 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.

   * and others that are added according to the consulted entity.

 Codes of drawings' authors

Abbott Stephen, SAB (US). Baert Roger, RBA (BE). Berry Bruce, BBE (ZA). Bezh Sergiy, SBE (UA). Darras Philippe-Pierre, PPD (FR). De Vries Hubert, HDV (NL). Dignan James, JDI (NZ). Dixon Jonathan, JDX (AU). Dubois Gaël, GDU (FR). Fischer Jan-Patrick, JPF (DE). Flicher André, AFL (FR). Gross Pascal, PGR (FR). Harden Zachary, ZHA (US). Hardy Alan, AHA (US). Heimer Zeljlko, ZHE (HR). Horváth Zoltán, ZHO (HU). Jovanovic Milan, MJO (RS). Kariyasu Nozomi, NKA (JP). Kelly Ralph, RKE (AU). Kretowicz Chrystian, CKR (PL). Lê Thanh-Tâm, TTL (FR). Loeser Pete, PLO (US). Maddish Christopher, CMA (US). Martins-Tuválkin António, AMT (PT). Martucci Dave, DMA (US). Ollé Casals Jaume, JOC (ES). Paddeu Paolo, PPA (IT). Patke Jens, JPA (AT). Poposki Vanja, VPO (MK). Saber Jason, JSA (UK). Sache Ivan, ISA (FR). Šipek Tomislav, TSI (HR). Thomas Dean, DTH (NZ). Tibbetts Philip, PTI (UK). Touzeau Olivier, OTO (FR). Vagnat Pascal, PVA (FR). Van den Muijzenberg Peter Hans, PHM (NL). Znamierowski Alfred, AZN (PL). Others I may have forgotten. And myself, JMM (FR).





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