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2003-AUG-11

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International Organization BELGIUM  CANADA  CZECHIA  GERMANY  DENMARK  SPAIN  FRANCE  GREECE  HUNGARY  ICELAND  ITALY  LUXEMBOURG  NETHERLANDS  NORWAY  POLAND  PORTUGAL  TURKEY  UNITED KINGDOM  AMERICA 

North Atlantic Treaty Organization : NATO Alliance

Flag or logo since 1953-11-09*
North Atlantic Treaty Organization : NATO (en) + Organisation du Traité de l´Atlantique-Nord : OTAN (fr) Organisation
Emblem or Symbol*

SG Lord George Robertson of Port Ellen (uk)
(since 1999-10-14)
Capital:Brussels - (Bruxelles)
Official languages: English (en) . French (fr) .

Organisation:


NORTH ATLANTIC ALLIANCE North Atlantic Treaty Organization : NATO Alliance  (Brussels)



2 Assisted Entities

AFGHANISTAN Transitional Islamic State of AFGHANISTAN [International Security Assistance Force : ISAF]  (Kabul) President Hamid Karzai
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Federation of BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA [Stabilization Force in Bosnia and Herzegovina]  (Sarajevo) President Dragan Chovich



4 Condominiums:

BERCHKO District of BERCHKO  (Berchko)Local: BRČKO Distrikt (bs) + BRČKO Distrikt : БРЧКО дистрикт (sh) + Distrikt BRČKO (hr)  (Brčko)
GROUND SAFETY ZONE Kosovo Demilitarized Zone : Kosovo Force GROUND SAFETY ZONE  (Camp Bondsteel + Dobrosin)Local: Kosovo Force : KFOR (en) + Snage na Kosovu : KFOR - Снаге на Косову : КФОР (sr)  (Camp Bondsteel + Dobrosin)
ISAF International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan : ISAF  (Isaf Headquarters in Kabul)Local: International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan : ISAF (en)  (Isaf Headquarters in Kabul)
KOSOVO Republic of KOSOVO [United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo-UNMIK]  (Prishtina)Local: Republika e KOSOVËS (sq) + Republika KOSOVO : Република КОСОВО (sr)  (Prishtine)



Military entities abroad, special or locally shared:

AFSOUTH Allied Forces Southern Europe : AFSOUTH  (Naples)Local: Allied Forces Southern Europe : AFSOUTH (en) + Forces Alliées en Europe Méridionale : AFSOUTH (fr)  (Napoli)
AIRNORTH Allied Air Forces North Europe : AIRNORTH  (Ramstein)Local: Allied Air Forces North Europe : AIRNORTH (en) + Forces Aériennes Alliées de l´Europe du Nord : AIRNORTH (fr)  (Ramstein)
ARRC Headquarters Allied Rapid Reaction Corps : ARRC  (Rheindalen)Local: Headquarters Allied Rapid Reaction Corps : ARRC (en)  (Rheindalen)
CINCSOUTHLANT Nato Bases in Portugal : CINCSOUTHLANT  (Oeiras)Local: Nato Bases in Portugal : CINCSOUTHLANT (en)  (Oeiras)
GERMAN-NETHERLANDS CORPS Rapid Deployable German-Netherlands Corps-MUNSTER  (Muenster)Local: Rapid Deployable German-Netherlands Corps-MÜNSTER (en) + DEUTSCH-NIEDERLÄNDISCHES Korps (de) + DUITS-NEDERLANDSE Legerkorps (nl)  (Münster)
JALLC Joint Analysis and Lessons Learned Centre : JALLC Monsanto  (Monsanto)Local: Joint Analysis and Lessons Learned Centre : JALLC Monsanto (en)  (Monsanto)
KLEINE-BOGEL KLEINE-BOGEL Air Base  (Kleine-Bogel)Local: KLEINE BOGEL Air Base (en) + Base aérienne de KLEINE-BOGEL (fr)  (Kleine Bogel)
LAJES FIELD American-Portuguese Lajes Air Base : LAJES FIELD  (Lajes Field)Local: LAJES Field (en) + Base Aérea das LAJES (pt)  (Lajes Field)
LANDSOUTHEAST Allied Land Forces Southeastern Europe : LANDSOUTHEAST  (Izmir Air Station)Local: Allied Land Forces Southeastern Europe : LANDSOUTHEAST (en)  (İzmir Hava İstasyonu)
NASKEF United States Naval Air Station Keflavik : NASKEF  (Keflavik Base)Local: United States Naval Air Station Keflavik : NASKEF (en)  (Keflavik Base)
NATO AGENCY NATO Communications and Information Systems Services Agency : NATO CIS  (Mons)Local: NATO Communications and Information Systems Services Agency : NATO CIS (en) + Agence OTAN des Services des Systèmes d´Information et de Communication : OTAN-SIC (fr)  (Mons)
NATO BRUNSSUM Regional Head Quarters of Allied Forces Northern Europe : RHQ AFNORTH  (Brunssum)Local: Regional Head Quarters of Allied Forces Northern Europe : RHQ AFNORTH (en) + Quartier Général Régional des Forces Alliées en Europe du Nord : RHQ AFNORTH (fr)  (Brunssum)
NATO GREECE Nato Deployable Corps GREECE  (Thessalonica)Local: Nato Deployable Corps GREECE (en)  (Thessaloniki)
NATO IN NORWAY Allied Forces in NORWAY  (Oslo + Bodo)Local: Allied Forces in NORWAY (en)  (Oslo + Bodø)
NATO ITALY NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Italy  (Solbiate Olona)Local: NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Italy (en)  (Solbiate Olona)
NATO NORFOLK Nato Allied Command Transformation : ACT  (Norfolk)Local: Nato Allied Command Transformation : ACT (en) + Commandement Allié Transformation : CAT (fr)  (Norfolk)
NATO NORTHEAST Multinational Corps NORTHEAST  (Szczecin)Local: Multinational Corps NORTHEAST (en) + Wielonarodowy Korpus PÓŁNOCNO-WSCHODNI (pl)  (Szczecin)
NATO SCHOOL NATO School-Oberammergau  (Oberammergau)Local: NATO School-Oberammergau (en) + École de l´OTAN-Oberammergau (fr)  (Oberammergau)
NATO SOUTHWEST Joint Command Southwest : JCSW  (Madrid)Local: Joint Command Southwest : JCSW (en)  (Madrid)
NATO SPAIN NATO Rapid Deployable Corps - Spain  (Valencia)Local: NATO Rapid Deployable Corps - Spain (en)  (València)
NATO-HEIDELBERG Joint Headquarters Centre : JHQ CENT  (Campbell Barracks in Heidelberg)Local: Joint Headquarters Centre : JHQ CENT (en)  (Campbell Barracks in Heidelberg)
NAVNORTH Allied Naval Forces North : NAVNORTH  (Northwood)Local: Allied Naval Forces North : NAVNORTH (en)  (Northwood)
PASHALIMAN PASHALIMAN Naval Base  (Pashaliman)Local: PASHALIMAN Baza e Kantierit (sq) + LIMAN PAŞA Baz (tr) + VLORA Naval Shipyard (en)  (Pashaliman)
SHAPE Allied Command Operations : Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe : SHAPE  (Casteau)Local: Allied Command Operations : Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe : SHAPE (en) + Commandement Allié des Opérations : Grand Quartier Général des Puissances Alliées en Europe : SHAPE (fr)  (Casteau)
SHEPPARD SHEPPARD Air Force Base  (Sheppard)Local: SHEPPARD Air Force Base (en)  (Sheppard)
THULE THULE Air Base  (Pituffik)Local: THULE Air Base (en)  (Pituffik)
TUZLA BASE TUZLA Air Base  (Tuzla Air Base)Local: TUZLA Air Base (en)  (Tuzla Air Base)
VAERNES VAERNES Air Station  (Vaernes)Local: VÆRNES Flystasjon (nb) + VÆRNES Flystasjon (nn)  (Værnes)


4 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


EURO-ATLANTIC Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council : EAPC  (Sintra)
EUROCORPS European Corps : EUROCORPS  (Strasbourg)
MEDITERRANEAN DIALOGUE North Atlantic Treaty Organization´s Plan in Mediterranean : MEDITERRANEAN DIALOGUE  (Brussels)
NATO-PEACE Partnership for Peace : PFP  (Brussels)


19 Members (excluding the associate or suspended members but including the countries represented on their behalf)   [The rulers are not necessarily the representatives in the organisation. ] :

BELGIUM (Brussels) King Albert II
CANADA (Ottawa) Queen Elizabeth II
CZECHIA (Prague + Brno) President Vaclav Klaus
GERMANY (Berlin + Bonn + Karlsruhe) Bundespresident Johannes Rau
DENMARK (Copenhagen) Queen Margaret II
SPAIN (Madrid) King Juan Carlos I
FRANCE (Paris) President Jacques Chirac
GREECE (Athens) President Kostis Stephanopoulos
HUNGARY (Budapest) President Ferenc Madl
ICELAND (Reykjavik) President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson
ITALY (Rome) President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
LUXEMBOURG (Luxembourg) Grand Duke Henri
NETHERLANDS (Amsterdam + The Hague) Queen Beatrix
NORWAY (Oslo) King Harald V
POLAND (Warsaw) President Alexander Kwasniewski
PORTUGAL (Lisbon) President Jorge Sampaio
TURKEY (Ankara) President Ahmet Necdet Sezer
UNITED KINGDOM (London + Westminster) Queen Elizabeth II
AMERICA (Washington-District of Columbia) President George Walker Bush



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