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1948-JUN-03


French Republic : FRENCH UNION
(Paris)

French Republic : FRENCH UNION

Flag or logo since 1944-08-25*
République française : UNION FRANÇAISE (fr) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol*

President Vincent Auriol
(ruler of FRENCH UNION since 1947-01-16)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places*: Paris
(Paris)
Official & national languages: French (fr) .

Mainland:


FRENCH UNION French Republic : FRENCH UNION  (Paris)


5 Largely Autonomous or Semi-Independent Polities

ANNAM AND TONKIN Associated State of the Union of ANNAM AND TONKIN  (Hue) Emperor Bao Dai
FRANCE French Republic : FR  (Paris) President Vincent Auriol
INDOCHINA INDOCHINESE Federation  (Hanoi) President Vincent Auriol
SAARLAND Autonomous State of SAARLAND [High Commission of the French Republic in The Saar]  (Saarbruecken) President Vincent Auriol
SOUTH VIETNAM Autonomous Republic of VIETNAM [Central Government]  (Saigon) President Nguyen Van Xuan


14 Territories:

ADELIE LAND French Sector of ADELIE LAND  (Pointe Geologie)Local: Secteur français de la TERRE ADÉLIE (fr)  (Pointe Géologie)
COMORO ARCHIPELAGO French Overseas Territory of the COMORO ARCHIPELAGO  (Dzaoudzi)Local: Territoire d´outre-mer français de l´ARCHIPEL DES COMORES (fr)  (Dzaoudzi)
FEZZAN French Military Territory of FEZZAN [French Protectorate]  (Sabha)Local: Territoire militaire français du FEZZAN(fr)  (Sebha)
FRENCH ALGERIA Governorate-General of ALGERIA  (Algiers a)Local: Gouvernorat-général de l´ALGÉRIE (fr)  (Alger)
FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA French Equatorial Africa Federation : FEA  (Brazzaville)Local: Fédération de l´Afrique Équatoriale Française : AÉF (fr)  (Brazzaville)
FRENCH MADAGASCAR French Overseas Territory of MADAGASCAR  (Tananarive)Local: Territoire français d´outre-mer de MADAGASCAR (fr)  (Tananarive)
FRENCH SETTLEMENTS IN INDIA French Overseas Territory of the FRENCH SETTLEMENTS IN INDIA  (Pondicherry)Local: Territoire d´outre-mer des ÉTABLISSEMENTS FRANÇAIS DANS L´INDE (fr)  (Pondichéry)
FRENCH SOMALI COAST French Somaliland Overseas Territory : FRENCH SOMALI COAST  (Jibuti)Local: Territoire d´outre-mer de la CÔTE FRANÇAISE DES SOMALIS (fr)  (Djibouti)
FRENCH WEST AFRICA Government-General of the French West Africa Federation : FWA  (Dakar)Local: Fédération de l´Afrique Occidentale Française : AOF (fr)  (Dakar)
HOLY LAND French National Domain in THE HOLY LAND [French Territories in Jerusalem]  (Church of Saint Anne + Eleona Monastery + Tomb of the Kings + Abbaye of Abu Gosh)Local: Domaine national français en TERRE SAINTE (fr)  (Église Sainte-Anne + Monastère d´Eléona + Tombeau des Rois + Abbaye d´Abou Gosh)
PACIFIC OCEAN High Commission of the Republic in the PACIFIC OCEAN  (Noumea)Local: Haut-Commissariat de la République dans l´OCÉAN PACIFIQUE (fr)  (Nouméa)
SAINT HELENA DOMAIN French National Domain on SAINT HELENA ISLAND [Longwood House and Valley of the Tomb]  (Longwood House)Local: Domaine national de SAINTE-HÉLÈNE (fr)  (Longwood House)
SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON French Overseas Territory of SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON  (Saint Pierre)Local: Territoire d´outre-mer français de SAINT-PIERRE-ET-MIQUELON (fr)  (Saint-Pierre)
VILLA MEDICI French Possession of VILLA MEDICI [French Academy in Rome]  (Villa Medici)Local: Académie de France à Rome : Domaine français de la VILLA MÉDICIS (fr)  (Villa Médicis)

14 Condominiums:

AIRPORT BASEL-MULHOUSE-FREIBURG Binational Territory of AIRPORT BASEL-MULHOUSE FREIBURG  (Airport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg)Local: Territoire binational de l´AÉROPORT DE BÂLE-MULHOUSE-FRIBOURG (fr) + FLUGHAFEN BASEL-MÜLHAUSEN-FREIBURG Gebiet (de)  (Aéroport de Bâle-Mulhouse-Fribourg)
CANFRANC RAILWAY STATION Franco-Spanish International Convention on Trans-Pyrenean Railways : CANFRANC INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY STATION  (Canfranc International Railway Station)Local: Convención Franco-Española sobre Ferrocarriles Transpirenaicos : ESTACIÓN INTERNACIONAL DE CANFRANC (es) + Convention franco-espagnole relative aux Chemins de Fer Transpyrénéens : GARE INTERNATIONALE DE CANFRANC (fr)  (Estación Internacional de Canfranc)
FRENCH CAMEROON Territory of FRENCH CAMEROON [United Nations Trust Territory under French Administration]  (Yaounde)Local: Territoire du CAMEROUN (fr)  (Yaoundé)
FRENCH MOROCCO French Protectorate in the Sharifi Empire of MOROCCO  (Rabat)Local: Protectorat français dans l´Empire chérifien : Protectorat français au MAROC (fr) + Himaïet Fransa fi el-MAGHREB : حماية فرنسا للمغرب (ar)  (Rabat)
FRENCH ZONE IN AUSTRIA French Occupation Zone in AUSTRIA  (Vienna-Funfhaus)Local: Zone d´occupation française en AUTRICHE (fr) + Französische Besatzungszone in ÖSTERREICH (de)  (Vienne-Funfhaus)
GREATER BERLIN Municipal Government of GREATER BERLIN [Allied Occupation of the City of Berlin]  (Berlin-Dahlem)Local: GROß-BERLIN Stadtverwaltung (de) + Municipal Government of GREATER BERLIN (en) + Gouvernement Municipal du GRAND-BERLIN (fr) + BOL´SHOY BERLIN Munitsipal´nogo Pravitel´stva : БОЛЬШОЙ БЕРЛИН Муниципального Правительства (ru)  (Berlin-Dahlem)
GREEN ISLAND GREEN ISLAND Archipelago  (Green Island)Local: GREEN ISLAND Archipelago (en) + Archipel de l´ÎLE VERTE (fr)  (Île Verte)
NEW HEBRIDES Condominium of NEW HEBRIDES  (Port Vila)Local: NEW HEBRIDES Condominium (en) + Condominium des NOUVELLES-HÉBRIDES (fr)  (Port Vila)
PALACE FARNESE French Embassy in Italy : PALACE FARNESE  (Palace Farnese)Local: Ambassade de France en Italie : PALAIS FARNÈSE (fr) + Ambasciata di Francia in Italia : PALAZZO FARNESE (it)  (Palazzo Farnese)
PHEASANTS´ ISLAND Condominium of PHEASANTS´ ISLAND [Condominium of Conference Island]  (Hospital Island)Local: Condominio de la ISLA DE LOS FAISANES (es) + Condominium de l´ÎLE DES FAISANS (fr)  (Île de l´Hôpital)
PYRENEAN FACERIES Trans-Borders Valleys of PYRENEAN FACERIES  (Baigorri + Baztan)Local: Valles Transfronterizas de las FACERIAS PIRENAICAS (es) + Vallées transfrontalières des FACERIES PYRÉNÉENNES (fr)  (Baigorri + Baztan)
ROME AND LORETO Pious French Establishments in ROME AND LORETO  (Villa Bonaparte)Local: Pieux Établissements français à ROME ET LORETTE (fr) + Pii Stabilimenti francesi a ROMA E LORETO (it)  (Villa Bonaparte)
SUEZ CANAL ZONE SUEZ CANAL Zone [Suez Canal Company]  (Port Suez + (Alexandria))Local: Suez Canal Company : SUEZ CANAL ZONE (en) + Compagnie du Canal de Suez : ZONE DU CANAL DE SUEZ (fr) + Muhafazah QANAT AS-SUWAIS : محافظة قناة السويس (ar)  (Port Suez + (Alexandria))
TEUTONIC ORDER Order of Brothers of the German House Saint Mary in Jerusalem : TEUTONIC ORDER  (Vienna)Local: Orden der Brüder vom Deutschen Haus Sankt Mariens in Jerusalem : DEUTSCHER ORDEN (de)  (Wien)

Dependent Protectorates:

BAGHIRMI BAGHIRMI Sultanate [French Protectorate of the Baghirmi Kingdom]  (Massenya)Local: Sultanat du BAGUIRMI (fr) + Mbang TAR BAGRIMMA (bmi) + Sultanat BAQIRMI : سلطانات باقرمي (ar)  (Massenya)
DAMAGARAM Hausa Sultanate of ZINDER [French Protectorate of Damagaram]  (Damagaram Takaya)Local: Sultanat de ZINDER (fr) + Sarkin DAMAGARAM : سلطانات دامامګرم (ha) + Sultanat ZINDER : سلطنة زيندر (ar)  (Damagaram Takaya)
DASA Yoruba Kingdom of DASA [French Protectorate]  (Dasa)Local: Royaume de DASSA (fr) + Oba ÌDÀÁSHÀ (idd)  (Dassa)
KETU Yoruba State of KETU [French Protectorate]  (Ketu)Local: État de KÉTOU (fr) + Oba KETU (nqg) + Alaketu KETU (ijj)  (Kétou)
RAHAITA Afar Sultanate of RAHAITA [French Protectorate]  (Nouo-Dela + (Rahaita))Local: Sultanat afar de RAHAÏTA (fr) + RAHAYTO Sultanat (aa)  (Nouo-Dela + (Rahayta))
SAVI HWEDA Fon State of SAVI HWEDA [French Protectorate]  (Whydah)Local: État de SAVI HWÉDA (fr) + SAVI HWEDA (sxw) + SAVI HWEDA (fon)  (Ouidah)
SOUTHERN TERRITORIES French Territory of SOUTHERN TERRITORIES [French Protectorate]  (Ain Sefra + Ghardaia + Wargla + Tuggurt)Local: Territoire français des TERRITOIRES DU SUD (fr)  (Aïn Séfra + Ghardaïa + Ouargla + Touggourt)
TADJOURA Afar Sultanate of TADJOURA [French Protectorate]  (Tadjoura)Local: Sultanat afar de TADJOURA (fr) + TAGÓRRI Sultanat : سلطنة تاجورا (aa)  (Tadjoura)
TAGANIT Emirate of TAGANIT [French Protectorate]  (Tijikja)Local: Emirat TAGANT : إمرات تكانت (ar) + Confédération du TAGANIT (fr)  (Tidjikdja)
TRARZA Emirate of TRARZA [French Protectorate]  (Mederdra + Rosso)Local: Emirat TARARIZA : إمارة الترارزة (ar) + Émirat de TRARZA (fr)  (Mederdra + Rosso)

10 Assisted Countries

ANDORRA Principality of ANDORRA  (Andorra The Old a + (La Seu d´Urgell) ry) Coprince Ramon Iglesias Navarri
AUSTRIA Allied Control Council of the Republic of AUSTRIA  (Vienna) President Karl Renner
FREE UKRAINE Ukrainian Supreme Liberation Council : USLC [Ukrainian Insurgency Army]  (Ukraine Insurgent Army) Roman Shukhevich
FRENCH TOGO FRENCH TOGO Associated Territory [United Nations Trust Territory under French administration]  (Lome) President Vincent Auriol
HOGGAR KEL AHAGGAR Tuareg Confederation [under French Suzerainty]  (Abalessa) Amenokal Meslar ag Amayas
MONACO Principality of MONACO [French Protectorate]  (Monaco q) Prince Louis II
MOROCCO Sharifi Empire of MOROCCO [French and Spanish Protectorates]  (Rabat a) Sultan Muhammad V
TANGIER TANGIER International Zone  (Tangier) Sultan Muhammad V
TUNISIA TUNISIAN Regency [French Protectorate of the Tunisian Beylicate]  (Tunis) Muhammad VIII Al-Amin Bey
WEST GERMANY United Economic Area of the TRIZONE [Allied Occupied Territory of the Western Zones]  (Frankfort on the Main n) Hermann Josef Puender






12 Governments or Movements in Exile

ARAUCANIA AND PATAGONIA Kingdom of ARAUCANIA AND PATAGONIA in Exile  (Paris) King Antoine III
BULGARIA-IN-EXILE BULGARIAN National Front  (Munich) Ivan Dochev
CATALONIA-IN-EXILE CATALAN Government-in-Exile [Generality of Catalonia]  (Perpignan x) Josep Irla
COSSACKIA Cossack National Liberation Movement : CNLM  (Paris) Ignat Arkhipovich Bilyi
EUZKADI BASQUE Government-in-Exile  (Paris) President Jose Antonio de Aguirre y Lecube
GEORGIA-IN-EXILE National Government of GEORGIA-IN-EXILE  (Leuville on Orge) Noe Zhordania
HABSBURG HABSBURG Monarchy  (Poecking x + Lekitto x + Bordeaux x) Archduke Otto of Habsburg-Lorraine
NATIONALIST UKRAINE Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists : OUN  (Munich) Stepan Bandera
SPAIN-IN-EXILE SPANISH Republican Government-in-Exile  (Paris x) President Diego Martinez Barrio
UKRAINIA Ukrainian People´s Republic in Exile : UKRAINE STATE  (Munich) President Andriy Livytsky
WHITE RUSSIANS WHITE EMIGRES Organizations Outside Russia  (Istanbul + Paris) Metropolitan Anastasius Gribanovsky
WHITE RUTHENIA BELORUSSIAN Central Council  (Ellwangen) President Radaslav Astrovski



Military entities abroad, special or locally shared:

ABU SUEIR Royal Air Force ABU SUEIR  (Abu Sueir)Local: Royal Air Force ABU SUEIR (en)  (Abu Suweir)
FRENCH WAR GRAVES FRENCH WAR GRAVES Abroad  (Paris)Local: TOMBES MILITAIRES FRANÇAISES à l´étranger (fr)  (Paris)
NOUASSEUR NOUASSEUR Air Base  (Nouasseur)Local: NOUASSEUR Air Base (en) + Base aérienne de NOUASSEUR (fr)  (Nouasseur)
PORT LYAUTEY United States Naval Base of PORT LYAUTEY  (Port Lyautey Base)Local: United States Naval Base of PORT LYAUTEY (en) + Base navale américaine de PORT LYAUTEY (fr)  (Port Lyautey Base)
RAYAK RAYAK Air Base  (Rayak)Local: Base aérienne de RAYAK (fr) + Kaidat RAYAK al-Jawiya : قاعدة رياق الجوية (ar)  (Rayak)
SAINT JEAN CAPE FERRAT Belgian Military Cemetery of SAINT JEAN CAPE FERRAT  (Saint Jean Cape Ferrat)Local: Cimetière militaire belge de SAINT-JEAN-CAP-FERRAT (fr) + Belgische militaire begraafplaats van SAINT-JEAN-CAP-FERRAT (nl)  (Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat)


48 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)


AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
CENTRAL BANK Bank for International Settlements : BIS  (Basle)
DANUBE RIVER DANUBE RIVER Conference  (Belgrade)
ENTENTE CORDIALE Treaty of Alliance and Mutual Assistance : TREATY OF DUNKIRK  (Dunkirk)
EUROPE Congress of Europe : International Committee of Coordination of the Movements for the European Unity : CICMUE  (The Hague)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Quebec City)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
FRANCO-SOVIET ALLIANCE Treaty of Friendship between France and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics : FRANCO-SOVIET ALLIANCE  (Moscow + Paris)
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade : GATT  (Villa Bocage)
GENEVA CONVENTION GENEVA Convention  (Geneva)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
HYDROGRAPHY International Hydrographic Bureau : IHB  (Monaco)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property : UIBPIP  (Berne)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Geneva)
INTERNATIONAL TRADE International Trade Organization : ITO  (Havana)
INTERPOL INTERPOL Organization  (Saint Cloud)
IRO International Refugee Organization : IRO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
ISO International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
MARITIME LAW International Maritime Committee : IMC  (Antwerp)
METEOROLOGY International Meteorological Organization : IMO  (Lausanne)
OEEC Organization for European Economic Cooperation : OEEC  (Paris)
OLD ALLIANCE Old Alliance : AULD ALLIANCE between France and Scotland  (Saint Germain in Laye)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PANEUROPA International Paneuropean Union : IPU  (Vienna)
PASB Pan-American Sanitary Bureau : PASB  (Washington-District of Columbia)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
RHINE Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine : CCNR  (Strasbourg)
SEA Convention on the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization : IMCO  (Geneva)
SOUTH PACIFIC South Pacific Commission : SPC  (Sydney)
SUBSAHARAN AFRICA Inter-African Conference : IAC  (Brazzaville)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Temporary Agency  (New York)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (Paris)
UNRRA United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration : UNRRA  (Washington-District of Columbia)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres)
WESTERN EUROPE Treaty of Economic Social and Cultural Collaboration and Collective Self-Defence : TREATY OF BRUSSELS  (Brussels)
WHALING International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling : ICRW  (Washington-District of Columbia)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)
WORLD TOURISM International Union of Official Travel Organizations : IUOTO  (London)


Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

FRANCE French Republic : FR  (Paris)


Other Territories or Entities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

AIRPORT BASEL-MULHOUSE-FREIBURG Binational Territory of AIRPORT BASEL-MULHOUSE FREIBURG  (Airport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg)
ALSACE-MOSELLE Departments of ALSACE-MOSELLE  (Colmar + Metz + Strasbourg)
BRITISH CEMETERIES IN FRANCE Territories of the BRITISH CEMETERIES IN FRANCE  (Bayeux)
CHAUSEY ISLANDS Archipelago of CHAUSEY ISLANDS  (Grande Ile)
CORSICA Department of CORSICA  (Ajaccio)
DESIRADE DESIRADE Commune  (Beausejour)
FRENCH GUIANA French Overseas Department of GUIANA  (Cayenne)
GREEN ISLAND GREEN ISLAND Archipelago  (Green Island)
GUADELOUPE French Overseas Department of GUADELOUPE  (Basse-Terre)
ININI Territory of ININI  (Saint Elie)
ISLES OF THE SAINTS Communes of THE ISLES OF THE SAINTS  (Terre de Haut + Terre de Bas)
MARIE-GALANTE Communes of MARIE-GALANTE  (Grand-Bourg)
MARTINIQUE French Overseas Department of MARTINIQUE  (Fort of France)
OMAHA BEACH American Temporary Cemetery on European Soil : AMERICAN CEMETERY in Omaha Beach  (Vierville)
PETITE TERRE ISLANDS PETITE TERRE ISLANDS Archipelago  (Terre de Bas)
REUNION French Overseas Department of REUNION  (Saint Denis of the Reunion)
SAINT BARTHOLOMEW Commune of SAINT BARTHOLOMEW  (Gustavia)
SAINT JEAN CAPE FERRAT Belgian Military Cemetery of SAINT JEAN CAPE FERRAT  (Saint Jean Cape Ferrat)
SAINT MARTIN Canton of SAINT MARTIN  (Marigot)
SAUGEAIS Free Republic of SAUGEAIS  (Montbenoit)
TROMELIN ISLAND Leased Territory of TROMELIN ISLAND  (Tromelin)
VIMY MEMORIAL Canadian National VIMY MEMORIAL  (Vimy)

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