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People´s Democratic Algerian Republic : PDAR
(Algiers a + El Biar d + Villa Joly r)

People´s Democratic Algerian Republic : PDAR

Flag or logo since 1962-07-03*
Al-Djoumhouriyya AL-DJAZ´IRIYYA ad-Dīmouqrāţiyya ash-Sha´biyya : لجمهورية الجزائرية الديمقراطية الشعبية (ar) + République algérienne démocratique et populaire : RADP (fr) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol*

President Ahmed Ben Bella
(ruler of ALGERIA since 1962-09-27)
Capitals & administrative places*: Algiers a + El Biar d + Villa Joly r
(Al-Djazaïr + Al-Biar + Villa Joly)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
d constitutional court seat
r ruler's residence (royal or presidential, primary or secondary)
Official & national languages: Arabic (ar) . French (fr) .


ALGERIA People´s Democratic Algerian Republic : PDAR  (Algiers + El Biar + Villa Joly)

15 Divisions:

ALGIERS Department of ALGIERS  (Algiers)Local: Département d´ALGER  (Al-Djazaïr)
BATNA Department of BATNA  (Batna)Local: Département de BATNA  (Batna)
BONA Department of ANNABA : Department of Bone  (Bona)Local: Département d´ANNABA  (Annaba)
CONSTANTINE Department of CONSTANTINE  (Constantine)Local: Département de CONSTANTINE  (Constantine)
EL ASNAM Department of EL ASNAM  (El Asnam)Local: Département d´EL-ASNAM  (El Asnam)
MOSTAGANEM Department of MOSTAGANEM  (Mostaganem)Local: Département de MOSTAGANEM  (Mostaganem)
OASES Department of OASES  (Ghardaia)Local: Qasim OASIS : قسم واحة (ar) + Département des OASIS (fr)  (Ghardaya)
ORAN Department of ORAN  (Oran)Local: Département d´ORAN  (Oran)
SAIDA Department of SAIDA  (Saida)Local: Département de SAÏDA  (Saïda)
SAURA Department of SAURA  (Bechar)Local: Département de la SAOURA  (Béchar)
SETIF Department of SETIF  (Setif)Local: Département de SÉTIF  (Sétif)
TIARET Department of TIARET  (Tiaret)Local: Département de TIARET  (Tiaret)
TITTERI Department of MEDEA : Department of Titteri  (Medea)Local: Département de MÉDÉA : Département du Tittéri  (Médéa)
TIZI OUZOU Department of TIZI OUZOU  (Tizi Ouzou)Local: Département de TIZI OUZOU  (Tizi Ouzou)
TLEMSEN Department of TLEMSEN  (Tlemsen)Local: Département de TLEMCEN  (Tlemcen)

1 Territory:

HOGGAR KEL AHAGGAR Tuareg Confederation [Unrecognized]  (Abalessa)Local: Kel AHAGGAR : جبال هقار (ar) + Confédération touarègue du HOGGAR (fr) + Kel UHAGGAR : ⴽⴻⵍ ⴰⵃⴰⴳⴳⴰⵔ (thv)  (Abalessa)

1 Condominium:

ALGERO-MOROCCAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE ALGERO-MOROCCAN DEMILITARIZED Zone  (Hassi Beida + Tinjoub)Local: Zone démilitarisée ALGÉRO-MAROCAINE (fr) + Al-Mintaqat al-Manzueat as-Silah bayn AL-DJAZAIR WAL-MAGHRIB : المنطقة المنزوعة السلاح بين الجزائر والمغرب (ar)  (Hassi Beïda + Tinjoub)

31 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AFRICAN BANK African Development Bank Group : AFDB  (Lagos)
AFRICAN UNITY Organization of African Unity : OAU  (Addis Ababa)
ARAB LEAGUE League of Arab States : ARAB LEAGUE  (Cairo)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
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)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMCO Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization : IMCO Specialized Agency  (London)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Saint Cloud)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
MAGHREB Maghrebi Permanent Consultative Committee : CPCM  (Tunis)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM  (Belgrade + New York City)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
WFP Temporary United Nations World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)

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

Other Territories or Entities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

BLIDA BASE French Air Base of BLIDA  (Blida Air Base)
BOUSFER BOUSFER French Base  (Bousfer)
HAMMAGUIRA Interarmy Special Vehicles Test Centre : ISVTC - COLOMB-BECHAR AND HAMMAGIR Air Bases  (Colomb-Bechar + Hammaguir)
MERS EL-KEBIR French Naval Base of MERS EL-KEBIR  (Mers El Kebir)
OASIS Military Experiment Center of the Oasis : CEMO  (In Amguel + In Eker)
REGGAN Saharan Center for Military Experiments : SCME  (Tinoulef)
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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