State of JAPAN TOHOKU Region
(Tokyo) (Sendai)

AKITA Prefecture

Flag or logo since 1959-11-03*
AKITA-Ken : 秋田県 (ja)
Emblem or Symbol*

Emperor Hirohito
(ruler of JAPAN since 1926-12-25)
Capitals & administrative places*: Akita
Official & national languages: Japanese (ja) .

* 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:

JAPAN State of JAPAN  (Tokyo)

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

ADACHI ADACHI Special Ward  (Adachi City)
AICHI AICHI Prefecture  (Nagoya)
AMERICAN BASES IN JAPAN United States Forces JAPAN  (Yokota)
AOMORI AOMORI Prefecture  (Aomori)
ARAKAWA ARAWAKA Special Ward  (Arakawa City)
ATSUGI Naval Air Facility ATSUGI  (Atsugi)
BONIN AND VOLCANO ISLANDS United States Military Administration of BONIN AND VOLCANO ISLANDS  (Omura)
BUNKYO BUNKYO Special Ward  (Bunkyo City)
CAMP FUJI Combined Arms Training Center CAMP FUJI  (Camp Fuji)
CHIBA CHIBA Prefecture  (Chiba)
CHIYODA CHIYODA CITY Special Ward  (Tokyo)
CHUGOKU CHUGOKU Regional Governors´ Association  (Hiroshima)
CHUO CHUO Special Ward  (Chuo City)
DAITO ISLANDS DAITO ISLANDS Archipelago  (Minamidaito + Kitadaito)
EDOGAWA EDOGAWA Special Ward  (Edogawa City)
EHIME EHIME Prefecture  (Matsuyama)
FUKUI FUKUI Prefecture  (Fukui)
FUKUOKA FUKUOKA Prefecture  (Fukuoka)
FUKUSHIMA FUKUSHIMA Prefecture  (Fukushima)
GIFU GIFU Prefecture  (Gifu)
GUNMA GUNMA Prefecture  (Maebashi)
HACHIJO HACHIJO Subprefecture  (Hachijo)
HIROSHIMA HIROSHIMA Prefecture  (Hiroshima)
HOKKAIDO HOKKAIDO Development Agency  (Sapporo)
HOKUSHU HOKKAIDO Prefecture  (Sapporo)
HYOGO HYOGO Prefecture  (Kobe)
IBARAKI IBARAKI Prefecture  (Mito)
ISHIKAWA ISHIKAWA Prefecture  (Kanazawa)
ITABASHI ITABASHI Special Ward  (Itabashi City)
IWAKUNI Marine Corps Air Station IWAKUNI  (Iwakuni)
IWATE IWATE Prefecture  (Morioka)
KAGAWA KAGAWA Prefecture  (Takamatsu)
KAGOSHIMA KAGOSHIMA Prefecture  (Kagoshima)
KANAGAWA KANAGAWA Prefecture  (Yokohama)
KANSAI KANSAI Region : Kinki Region  (Osaka)
KANTO KANTO Regional Governors´ Association  (Tokyo)
KATSUSHIKA KATSUSHIKA Special Ward  (Katsushika City)
KITA KITA Special Ward  (Kita City)
KOCHI KOCHI Prefecture  (Kochi)
KOTO KOTO Special Ward  (Koto City)
KUMAMOTO KUMAMOTO Prefecture  (Kumamoto)
KYOTO KYOTO Urban Prefecture  (Kyoto)
KYUSHU KYUSHU Regional Governors´ Association  (Fukuoka)
MARCUS ISLAND United States Occupied MARCUS ISLAND  (Minamitori)
MEGURO MEGURO Special Ward  (Meguro City)
MIDDLE CORE FACTION Japan Revolutionary Communist League-National Committee : MIDDLE CORE FACTION  (Tokyo)
MIE MIE Prefecture  (Tsu)
MINATO MINATO Special Ward  (Minato City)
MISAWA MISAWA Air Base  (Misawa)
MIYAGI MIYAGI Prefecture  (Sendai)
MIYAKE MIYAKE Subprefecture  (Miyake)
MIYAZAKI MIYAZAKI Prefecture  (Miyazaki)
NAGANO NAGANO Prefecture  (Nagano)
NAGASAKI NAGASAKI Prefecture  (Nagasaki)
NAKANO NAKANO Special Ward  (Nakano City)
NARA NARA Prefecture  (Nara)
NERIMA NERIMA Special Ward  (Nerima City)
NIIGATA NIIGATA Prefecture  (Niigata)
OITA OITA Prefecture  (Oita)
OKAYAMA OKAYAMA Prefecture  (Okayama)
OKINOTORI ISLANDS United States Occupied OKINOTORI ISLANDS Territory  (Okinotorishima)
OSAKA OSAKA Urban Prefecture  (Osaka)
OSHIMA OSHIMA Subprefecture  (Oshima)
OTA OTA Special Ward  (Ota City)
RYUKYUS United States High Commission of the RYUKYUS  (Naha)
SAGA SAGA Prefecture  (Saga)
SAITAMA SAITAMA Prefecture  (Urawa)
SASEBO United States Fleet Activities SASEBO  (Sasebo)
SETAGAYA SETAGAYA Special Ward  (Setagaya City)
SHIBUYA SHIBUYA Special Ward  (Shibuya City)
SHIGA SHIGA Prefecture  (Otsu)
SHIKOKU SHIKOKU Governors´ Assocation  (Matsuyama)
SHIMANE SHIMANE Prefecture  (Matsue)
SHINAGAWA SHINAGAWA Special Ward  (Shinagawa City)
SHINJUKU SHINJUKU Special Ward  (Shinjuku City)
SHIZUOKA SHIZUOKA Prefecture  (Shizuoka)
SUGINAMI SUGINAMI Special Ward  (Suginami City)
SUMIDA SUMIDA Special Ward  (Sumida City)
TAITO TAITO Special Ward  (Taito City)
TOCHIGI TOCHIGI Prefecture  (Utsunomiya)
TOHOKU TOHOKU Region  (Sendai)
TOKAI-HOKURIKU TOKAI-HOKURIKU Regional Governors´ Association  (Nagoya)
TOKUSHIMA TOKUSHIMA Prefecture  (Tokushima)
TOKYO Special Wards Area of TOKYO Metropolis  (Tokyo)
TOKYO METROPOLIS Tokyo Metropolitan Government : TOKYO METROPOLIS Prefecture  (Tokyo)
TOSAN TOSAN Region  (Nagano)
TOSHIMA TOSHIMA Special Ward  (Toshima City)
TOTTORI TOTTORI Prefecture  (Tottori)
TOYAMA TOYAMA Prefecture  (Toyama)
TSUSHIMA TSUSHIMA Subprefecture  (Tsushima)
WAKAYAMA WAKAYAMA Prefecture  (Wakayama)
YAMAGATA YAMAGATA Prefecture  (Yamagata)
YAMAGUCHI YAMAGUCHI Prefecture  (Yamaguchi)
YOKOSUKA United States Fleet Activities YOKOSUKA  (Yokosuka)
YOKOTA YOKOTA Army Field  (Yokota)
ZAMA Camp ZAMA  (Zama)
Notes: aims to find the countries, territories, governments, administrative divisions and main international organisations that have existed during the 20th century.
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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.

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