Republic of IRAQ

BABEL Governorate : Babylon Province

Flag or logo since 2016-01-06*
Muhafazah BÂBIL : محافظة بابل (ar)
Emblem or Symbol*

President Abdul Latif Rashid
(ruler of IRAQ since 2022-10-13)
Capitals & administrative places*: Hillah
Official & national languages: Arabic (ar) .

4 Territories:

HASHIMIYA HASHIMIYA District  (Hashimiya)Local: Qadha AL-HASHIMIYA  (Al-Hashimiya)
HILLAH HILLAH District  (Hillah)Local: Qadha AL-HILLAH  (Al-Hillah)
MAHAWIL MAHAWIL District  (Mahawil)Local: Qadha AL-MAḩĀWĪL  (Al-Maḩāwīl)
MUSAYAB MUSAYAB District  (Musayab)Local: Qadha AL-MUSAYYIB  (Al-Musayyib)

* 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:

IRAQ Republic of IRAQ  (Baghdad)
KURDISTAN KURDISTAN Regional Government  (Arbel)
SINJAR Yezidi Autonomous Government of SINJAR  (Sinjar)
TURKMENLAND Iraqi National Turkmen Party for an autonomous IRAQI TURKMEN Region  ((Tell Afar))

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

AMERICAN BASES IN IRAQ American Bases in IRAQ  (Ayn Al-Asad + Habbaniyah Station + Al-Taqaddum)
ANBAR ANBAR Governorate  (Ramadi)
ARBEL ARBEL Governorate  (Arbel)
BAGHDAD BAGHDAD Governorate  (Baghdad)
BASHIQA BASHIQA District : Shabaki Region  (Bashiqa)
BASSORAH BASSORAH Governorate  (Bassorah)
CADESIA KADISIYAH Governorate : Cadesia Province  (Diwaniyah)
CHAMMAL-IRAQ French Forces of the Chammal Operation in IRAQ  (Kuwait Base)
DAHUK DAHUK Governorate  (Dahuk)
DHI QAR DHI QAR Governorate  (Nasiriyah)
DIYALA Semi-Autonomous Region of DIYALA Governorate  (Bakuba)
HALABJA HALABJA Governorate  (Halabja)
HASHED AL-SHAABI Committee of the Popular Mobilization Forces : HASHED AL-SHAABI  ((Najaf))
KERBALA KERBALA Governorate : Holy Kerbala Province  (Kerbala)
KIRKUK KIRKUK Governorate  (Kirkuk)
MAYSAN MAYSAN Governorate  (Amara)
MUTHANNA MUTHANNA Governorate  (Samawah)
NAJAF NAJAF Governorate  (Najaf)
NATO IRAQ NATO Mission Iraq : NMI  (Forward Operation Base Union Three)
NINEVEH NINEVEH Governorate  (Mosul)
QODS-IRAQ QODS Force and Iranian Bases and Facilities in Iraq  (Al-Rashid + Samarra + Camp Speicher)
SALADIN Semi-Autonomous Region of SALADIN Governorate  (Tikrit)
SULEIMANIA SULEIMANIA Governorate  (Suleimania)
UNAMI ZONE United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq : UNAMI  (Camp Liberty)
WASIT WASIT Governorate  (Kut El Amara)
ZLICAN Turkish Camp ZLICAN  (Zlican)
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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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