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Arab Kingdom of HEJAZ

Flag or logo since 1917-05-30*
Mamlakat al-Arabiyah al-HIJAZIYAH : لعربية السعودية الحجاز (ar) De facto Semi-Independent
Emblem or Symbol*

King Hussein bin Ali al-Hashemi
(ruler of HEJAZ since 1916-06-10)

King George V
(ruler of UNITED KINGDOM since 1910-05-06)
Capitals & administrative places*: Mecca
(Makkah al-Mukarramah)
Official & national languages: Arabic (ar) .


HEJAZ Arab Kingdom of HEJAZ  (Mecca)

10 Divisions:

AL-ULA AL-ULA District  (Al-Ula)Local: Kaza AL-´ULA  (Al-´Ula)
BADR BADR District  (Badr)Local: Kaza BADR  (Badr)
BAHAH BAHAH Region  (Bahah)Local: Mintaqah AL-BAHAH : منطقة الباحة (ar)  (Al-Bahah)
HINAKIYAH HINAKIYAH District  (Al-Hinakiyah)Local: Kaza AL-HINAKIYAH  (Al-Hinakiyah)
HOLY CITY OF MECCA Grand Sharifate of The Honored Holy City of MECCA : Emirate of Mecca  (Mecca)Local: Imarat MAKKAH AL-MUKARRAMAH : إمارة مكة المكرمة (ar)  (Makkah al-Mukarramah)
JEDDA JEDDA Province  (Jedda)Local: Muhafazah JIDDAH  (Jiddah)
KHAYBAR KHAYBAR District  (Khaybar)Local: Kaza KHAYBAR  (Khaybar)
MAAN MAAN District Governorate  (Maan)Local: Qadha MA´AN : قضاء معان (ar)  (Ma´an)
TABUK TABUK Province  (Tabuk)Local: Mintaqah TABUK : منتقة تبوك (ar)  (Tabuk)
YENBO YENBO District  (Yenbo)Local: Qadha YAMBO  (Yambo)

1 Assisted Entity

SYRIA United Kingdom of SYRIA  (Damascus) PM Ali Rida Pasha Al-Rikabi

3 Condominiums:

ALEPPO Province of ALEPPO  (Aleppo)Local: Province of ALEPPO (en) + Wilayat HALAB : ولاية حلب‎ (ar)  (Halep)
AQABA AQABA District Governorate  (Aqaba)Local: Qadha AL-´AQABAH : قضاء العقبة (ar) + AKABA District Governorate (en)  (Al-´Aqabah)
KHURMA Disputed Territory of KHURMA  (Al Khurma)Local: Mintaqah AL-KHURMAH : مينتاقة الخرمة (ar)  (Al-Khurmah)

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

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ASIR Idrisid Emirate of ASIR  (Sabyah)
GHATGHAT Sultanate of GHATGHAT  (Alghat)
JEBEL SHAMMAR Confederation of JEBEL SHAMMAR [under Ottoman Suzerainty]  (Hail)
JOWF Anizah Emirate of JOWF  (Jowf-Amir)
NAJRAN Muslim Principality of NAJRAN [under Yemeni Suzerainty]  (Aba As-Saud)
NEJD AND HASA Emirate of NEJD AND HASA [British Zone of Influence in Arabia]  (Riyadh)
UPPER ASIR Independent Sheikhdom of UPPER ASIR  (Abha)
WASHM Ikhwan Principality of WASHM  (Al Artaweeiyah)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

DAWASIR VALLEY DAWASIR VALLEY Region  (Khamaseen + Nowaima)
HAIL Rashidite Emirate of HAIL  (Hail)
HASA AND QATIF Eastern Province of HASA AND QATIF  (Qatif)
KHURMA Disputed Territory of KHURMA  (Al Khurma)
MEDINA THE RADIANT Independent Sanjak of MEDINA THE RADIANT [Enclave]  (Medina The Radiant)
NEFUD Amarat Territory of the NEFUD  (Arar)
NEJD Emirate of NEJD  (Riyadh)
WADI SIRHAN WADI SIRHAN Territory  (Qurayat)
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 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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