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Empire of Greater Japan : Great Empire of JAPAN
(Tokyo)

Empire of Greater Japan : Great Empire of JAPAN

Flag or logo since 1900-01-01
Dai NIPPON Teikoku : 大日本帝國 (ja) PCA Member
Emblem or Symbol

Emperor Hirohito
(ruler of JAPAN since 1926-12-25)
Capital:Tokyo - (Tōkyō)
Official languages: Japanese (ja) .

Mainland:


JAPAN Home Islands of the Great Empire of JAPAN  (Tokyo)

8 Mainland Divisions:

CHUBU CHUBU Region  (Nagoya)Local: CHŪBU-Chihō : 中部地方 (ja)  (Nagoya)
CHUGOKU CHUGOKU Region  (Hiroshima)Local: CHŪGOKU-Chihō : 中国地方 (ja)  (Hirosima)
KANSAI KANSAI Region : Kinki Region  (Osaka)Local: KINKI-Chihō : Kansai-Chihō - 関西地方 : 近畿地方 (ja)  (Osaka)
KANTO KANTO Region  (Tokyo)Local: KANTŌ-Chihō : 関東地方 (ja)  (Tōkyō)
KARAFUTO KARAFUTO Prefecture : South Sakhalin Region  (Toyohara)Local: KARAFUTO-Chō : 樺太庁 (ja)  (Toyohara)
KYUSHU KYUSHU Region  (Fukuoka)Local: KYŪSHŪ-Chihō : 九州地方 (ja)  (Hukuoka)
SHIKOKU SHIKOKU Region  (Matsuyama)Local: SHIKOKU-Chihō : 四国地方 (ja)  (Matsuyama)
TOHOKU TOHOKU Region  (Sendai)Local: TŌHOKU-Chihō : 東北地方 (ja)  (Sendai)



6 Assisted Entities

BURMA State of BURMA : Republic of Burma  (Rangoon) Adipati Ba Maw
CHINA-NANKING Reorganized National Government of the Republic of CHINA : Nanking Nationalist Government  (Nanking) Wang Ching-Wei
INNER MONGOLIA MONGOLIAN Autonomous Federation : Inner Mongolia Federation  (Kalgan) Prince Teh Demchuk-Dongrup
MANCHURIA Great Manchu Empire : MANCHUKUO  (Hsinking) Emperor Pu-Yi
PHILIPPINES Republic of THE PHILIPPINES  (Manila) President Jose Laurel
THAILAND Kingdom of THAILAND  (Bangkok) King Rama VIII Ananda Mahidol



20 Territories:

ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS Japanese Commission of THE ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS  (Port Blair)Local: ANDAMAN NIKOBARU SHIYOTOU Shima : アンダマン・ニコバル諸島 (ja)  (Port Blair)
CHANGSHA Japanese Concession at CHANGSHA  (Changsha Concession)Local: C''HANG-SHA  (Ch''ang-Sha)
CHOSEN Japanese annexed Territory of Korea : Japanese Government-General of KOREA  (Seoul)Local: CHOSEN-Sotoku : 日本統治時代の朝鮮 (ja)  (Keijō)
EAST TIMOR Japanese Occupied Territory of EAST TIMOR  (Dilly)Local: Nihon Porutugaru TEIMORU : ポルトガル領ティモール (ja)  (Dili)
GILBERT ISLANDS Japanese Occupied Commandment of GILBERT ISLANDS  (Tapiri)Local: GIRUBATO SHOTO no Imashime : ギルバート諸島 の戒め (ja)  (Tapiri)
GUAM ISLAND Japanese Military Governorate of the GREAT SHRINE ISLAND : Occupied Territory of Guam  (Akashi)Local: OOMIYA-SHIMA Gunjigyōsei : おおみや 諸島 軍事行政 (ja)  (Akashi-Shi)
HOKKAIDO HOKKAIDO Agency  (Sapporo)Local: HOKKAIDŌ-Chō : 北海道庁 (ja)  (Sapporo)
HONG KONG HONG KONG Occupied Territory  (Victoria City)Local: HONKON Senri Youchi : 香港占領地 (ja)  (Bikutoria-Shi)
HONGKEW Japanese District of HONGKEW  (Hongkew)Local: KŌKŌ-ku : こうこうく (ja)  (Kōkōku)
INDONESIA Japanese Military Administration of INDONESIA  (Jakarta)Local: INDONESHIA-gun no Kanri : インドネシア軍の管理 (ja)  (Jiyakaruta)
JAPANESE FOOCHOW Japanese Concession at FOOCHOW  (Foochow Japanese Concession)Local: FŪTSUO-no Sokai : 福州の 租界 (ja)  (Fūtsuo)
JAPANESE KHARBIN Japanese Concession of KHARBIN  (Kharbin Japanese Concession)Local: HA''ERH-PIN  (Ha''erh-Pin)
NAURU Japan Occupied Island of NAURU  (Makwa)Local: NAURU Shima : ナウル島 (ja)  (Makwa)
NEW GUINEA Japanese Occupied Territory of NEW GUINEA ISLANDS  (Rabaul)Local: NIYUGINIA SHIMA no Ryodo : ニューギニア島の領土 (ja)  (Rabauru)
NEW MALAYA Federation of Malaya and Singapore : NEW MALAYA [Japanese Occupation]  (Kuala Lumpur)Local: Negeri-Negeri Melayu Singapura Bersekutu : MALAI BARU - نڬري٢ ملايو برسكوتو سيڠاڤورا (ms) + Maraya to Shonan Renmei : Ni-Tsu Uranai-ba MARAI - マラヤ と 湘南 連盟 : 日占馬來亞 : マライ (ja)  (Kuara Runpuru)
NORTHERN BORNEO Military Territory of NORTHERN BORNEO  (Elopura)Local: BORUNEO KITA Gunji Iki : 軍のテリトリー (ja)  (Elopura)
OCEAN ISLAND District of OCEAN ISLAND [Japanese Occupation]  (Tabiang)Local: ŌSHAN SHIMA Chiku : オーシャン島 地区 (ja)  (Tabiang)
SOUTH SEAS ISLANDS SOUTH SEAS Agency [League of Nations Mandate unrecognized by Japan]  (Koror)Local: NAN''YŌ-Guntō : 南洋群島 (ja)  (Korōru)
TAIWAN Government-General of TAIWAN : Colonial Government of Formosa part of Japan Empire  (Taihoku)Local: TAIWAN Sōtoku : Taiwan Kōminka Undō : 臺灣總 (ja)  (Taihoku)
WAKE ISLAND Japan Occupied WAKE ISLAND  (Wake Island)Local: Nihon OOTORI SHIMA : おおとりしま (ja)  (Otori Jima)

7 Condominiums:

FRENCH HANKOW Chinese administered French Concession at HANKOW  (Hankow French Concession)Local: HAN-K''OU FA-KUO  (Han-K''ou Fa-Kuo)
FRENCH INDOCHINA Government-General of Indochina : Occupied INDOCHINESE Federation  (Hanoi + Dalat)Local: Fédération INDOCHINOISE (fr) + FURAN INDOSHINA Renkoku : フランス領インドシナ 連邦 (ja)  (Hanoï + Da Lat)
ITALIAN TIENTSIN Japanese Occupied TIENTSIN Italian Concession  (Tientsin Italian Concession)Local: Concessione di TIENTSIN (it) + AMATSU Itaria-no Jiyouho : 天津イタリアの譲歩 (ja)  (Tien-Tsin)
JAPANESE HANKOW Japanese Concession at HANKOW  (Hankow Japanese Concession)Local: KAN KUCHI-no Sokai : 漢口の 租界 (ja)  (Kankuchi)
MACAO Protectorate of MACAO  (Macao)Local: Protectorado de MACAU (pt) + Kuni MAKAO : 国マカオ (ja)  (Makao)
PEKING LEGATION QUARTER Chinese Controlled PEKING LEGATION QUARTER  (Peking Legation Quarter)Local: TUNG CHIAO MIN Hsiang : 東交民巷 (zh)  (Tung Chiao-Min Hsiang)
SHANSI Japan Occupied Autonomous Warlordship of SHANSI Province : Shansi Clique  (Taiyuan-Yangchu)Local: SHAN-SI Sheng : 陝西省 (zh) + SENSEI-Shō : 山西省 (ja)  (Yang-Ch''ü)

Dependent Protectorates:

KOOTI KOOTI Kingdom  (Tanggarong)Local: Kasultanan KOOTI  (Tanggarong)
KUCHING Provincial State of KUCHING  (Kuching)Local: KUCHINGA-Shu : クチンガ州 (ja)  (Kuchinga)
MIRI Provincial State of MIRI  (Miri)Local: MIRI-Shu : ミリ州 (ja)  (Miri)
RIOW ARCHIPELAGO Residency of RIOW ARCHIPELAGO  (Tanjung Pinang)Local: Keresidann KEPULAUAN RIAU : كڤولاوان رياو (zlm) + RIAU-Shoto : リアウ諸島 (ja)  (Tandjoengpinang)
SEIKAI Provincial State of SEIKAI : Governorate of The West Coast Territory  (Api-Api)Local: SEIKAI-Shu : 西海州 (ja)  (Api)
SIBU Provincial State of SIBU  (Sibu)Local: SHIBU-Shu : シブ州 (ja)  (Shibu)
TOKAI Provincial State of TOKAI : Governorate of the East Coast Territory  (Elopura)Local: TOKAI-Shu : 東海州 (ja)  (Elopura)



Military entity abroad or locally shared:

CAM RANH BAY Japanese Naval Base of CAM RANH BAY  (Cam Ranh Bay)Local: KAMU RAN WAN : カムラン湾 (ja)  (Kamu Ran Wan)


20 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
ANTI-COMINTERN Revised ANTI-COMINTERN Pact  (Berlin)
AXIS POWERS Axis Countries : AXIS PACT  (Berlin + Tokyo)
CENTRAL BANK Bank for International Settlements : BIS  (Basle)
GENOA AGREEMENT GENOA Economic Agreement on the Global Monetary Order  (Genoa)
GREATER EAST ASIA GREATER EAST ASIA Co-Prosperity Sphere  (Tokyo)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
MARITIME LAW International Maritime Committee : IMC  (Antwerp)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PCIJ Permanent Court of International Justice : PCIJ  (The Hague)
PUBLIC HEALTH International Office of Public Health : IOPH  (Paris)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
SHINTOISM Way of Gods : SHINTOISM  (Ujiyamada)
STANDARDS International Federation of the National Standardizing Associations : ISA  (New York City + Geneva)
TELECOMMUNICATION International Telecommunication Union : ITU  (Berne)
TOURISM International Union of National Tourist Propaganda Organizations : IUNTPO  (The Hague)
UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION Universal Postal Union : UPU  (Berne)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres)


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- ethnia.org -
   
Notes:


   ethnia.org aims to find the countries, territories, governments, administrative divisions and main international organisations that have existed during the 20th century.
   Current depth of investigation: . [red: country considered completed, rose: 1 level yet to complete, white: 2 levels yet to complete]
   For an idea on how was built the site, see the following documentary link of wikipedia [fr] : Modèle:Infobox


 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). 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.
   * 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 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 Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.

 




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