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Independent State of CROATIA : Ustashi Croatia De facto Semi-Independent

Flag or logo since 1941-04-28
Nezavisna Država HRVATSKA (hr)
Emblem or Symbol

Reichpresident Fuhrer Adolf Hitler
(ruler of GREATER GERMANY since 1934-08-02)

Poglavnik Ante Pavelich
(ruler of CROATIA since 1943-08-01)

King Victor Emmanuel III
(ruler of ITALY since 1900-07-29)
Official languages:()
Official religions:()


CROATIA Independent State of CROATIA  (Zagreb)

21 Mainland Divisions:

BARANIA Great County of BARANIA : Grand Governorate of Baranya  (Osijek)Local: Velika Županija BARANJA (hr) + Großgespanschaft BARANJA (de)  (Esseg)
BILOGORA Great County of BILOGORA : Grand Governorate of Bilogora  (Bjelovar)Local: Velika Župa BILOGORA (hr) + Großgespanschaft BILOGORA (de)  (Bjelovar)
BRIBIR AND SIDRAGA Great County of BRIBIR AND SIDRAGA : Grand Governorate of Bribir and Sidraga  (Tinin)Local: Velika Župa BRIBIR I SIDRAGA (hr) + Großgespanschaft BRIBIR-SIDRAGA (de)  (Knin)
CETINA Great County of CETINA : Grand Governorate of Cetina  (Omish)Local: Velika Županija CETINA (hr) + Großgespanschaft CETINA (de)  (Omiš)
CROATIAN PIEDMONT Great County of PRIGORJE : Grand Governorate of Piedmont  (Zagreb)Local: Velika Župa PRIGORJE (hr) + Großgespanschaft PRIGORJE (de)  (Zagreb)
DUBRAVA Great County of DUBRAVA : Grand Governorate of Dubrava  (Ragusa)Local: Velika Županija DUBRAVA (hr) + Großgespanschaft DUBRAVA (de)  (Dubrovnik)
GORA Great County of GORA : Grand Governorate of Gora  (Petrinja)Local: Velika Župa GORA (hr) + Großgespanschaft GORA (de)  (Petrinja)
HUM Great County of HUM : Grand Governorate of Hum  (Mostar)Local: Velika Župa HUM (hr) + Großgespanschaft HUM (de)  (Mostar)
LASVA AND GLAZ Great County of LASVA AND GLAZ : Grand Governorate of Lasva and Glaz  (Travnik)Local: Velika Županija LAŠVA I GLAŽ (hr) + Großgespanschaft LASVA-GLAZ (de)  (Travnik)
LIKA AND GATSKA Great County of LIKA AND GACKA : Grand Governorate of Luka and Gatska  (Gospich)Local: Velika Župa LIKA I GACKA (hr) + Großgespanschaft LIKA-GACKA (de)  (Gospić)
LIVAC AND ZAPOLJE Great County of LIVAC AND ZAPOLJE : Grand Governorate of Livac and Zapolje  (Pozega of Slavonia)Local: Velika Župa LIVAC I ZAPOLJE (hr) + Großgespanschaft LIVAC-ZAPOLJE (de)  (Slavonska Požega)
MODRUS Great County of MODRUS : Grand Governorate of Modrus  (Ogulin)Local: Velika Župa MODRUŠ (hr) + Großgespanschaft MODRUS (de)  (Ogulin)
PEAK OF BOSNIA Great County of VRHBOSNA : Grand Governorate of the Peak of Bosnia  (Sarajevo)Local: Velika Županija VRHBOSNA (hr) + Großgespanschaft VRHBOSNA (de)  (Sarajevo)
PLIVA AND RAMA Great County of PLIVA AND RAMA : Grand Governorate of Pliva and Rama  (Jajce)Local: Velika Županija PLIVA I RAMA (hr) + Großgespanschaft PLIVA-RAMA (de)  (Jajce)
SANA AND LUKA Great County of SANA AND LUKA : Grand Governorate of Sana and Luka  (Banja Luka)Local: Velika Županija SANA I LUKA (hr) + Großgespanschaft SANA-LUKA (de)  (Banja Luka)
TRANS-KUPA Great County of TRANS-KUPA : Grand Governorate of Pokuplje  (Karlovac)Local: Velika Župa POKUPLJE (hr) + Großgespanschaft POKUPLJE (de)  (Karlovac)
TRANS-SAVA Great County of TRANS-SAVA : Grand Governorate of Posavje  (Slavonian Brod)Local: Velika Županija POSAVJE (hr) + Großgespanschaft POSAVJE (de)  (Slavonski Brod)
UPLAND Great County of ZAGORJE : Grand Governorate of Upland  (Varazdin)Local: Velika Župa ZAGORJE (hr) + Großgespanschaft ZAGORJE (de)  (Varaždin)
USORA AND SOLI Great County of USORA AND SOLI : Grand Governorate of Usora and Soli  (Tuzla)Local: Velika Župa USORA I SOLI (hr) + Großgespanschaft USORA-SOLI (de)  (Tuzla)
VINODOL AND PIEDMONT Great County of VINODOL AND PODGORJE : Grand Governorate of Vinodol and Piedmont  (Senj)Local: Velika Župa VINODOL I PODGORJE (hr) + Großgespanschaft VINODOL-PODGORJE (de)  (Senj)
VUKA Great County of VUKA : Grand Governorate of Vuka  (Vukovar)Local: Velika Župa VUKA (hr) + Großgespanschaft VUKA (de)  (Vukovar)

5 Organizations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AXIS POWERS Tripartite Pact : AXIS PACT  (Berlin + Rome + Tokyo)
TELECOMMUNICATION International Telecommunication Union : ITU  (Berne)
UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION Universal Postal Union : UPU  (Berne)

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

BETWEEN-MURA BETWEEN-MURA County  (Tschakathurn)
CARNARO Province of CARNARO  (Fiume)
DALMATIA Governorate of DALMATIA  (Split)
ISTRIA Province of ISTRIA  (Pula)
LAGOSTA Commune of LAGOSTA  (Lagosta)
MUC Partisan Republic of MUC : Gizdavca Republic  (Donji Muc + Gizdavca)
PELAGOSA Archipelago of PELAGOSA  (Greater Pelagosa)
SUSHAK SUSHAK District  (Sushak)
YUGOSLAV CROATIA Yugoslav Territory of CROATIA  (Sisak)


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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).
   * 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). 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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