(Quetta) - (Abbottabad) - (Islamabad) -

[The Base for a Pan-Islamic Caliphate]

Flag or logo since 1988-08-11*
Qa‘idat al-Jihad : AL-QAEDA AL-JIHAD : تنظيم القاعدة والجهاد (ar) Rebellion
Emblem or Symbol*

Emir Mullah Mohammad Omar
(ruler of TALIBAN AFGHANISTAN since 1994-11-05)

Osama Bin Laden
(ruler of PAN-ISLAM since 1988-08-11)

President Asif Ali Zardari
(ruler of PAKISTAN since 2008-09-09)
Capitals & administrative places*: Abbottabad
Official & national languages: Arabic (ar) .


PAN-ISLAM The Base QAEDA AL-JIHAD  (Abbottabad)

1 Divisions:

PAN-ISLAM The Base AL-QAEDA  (Abbottabad)Local: Al-Qaeda : AL-QĀ´IDA  (Abbottabad)

4 Assisted Entities

ISLAMIC IRAQ Islamic State of IRAQ [Al-Qaeda in Iraq]  ((Bakuba)) Emir Abu Omar al-Baghdadi
ISLAMIC SOMALIA SHABAB Islamist Emirate of Somalia  (Mogadishu) Emir Sheikh Abu Mansur Moktar Robow
TALIBAN PAKISTAN PAKISTAN Islamic Emirate [Taliban Movement of Pakistan]  (Saidu Sharif) Emir Baitullah Mehsud
WAZIRISTAN Islamic Emirate of WAZIRISTAN  (Wana) Maulavi Jalaluddin Haqqani

2 Governments or Movements in Exile

ISLAMIC EAST TURKESTAN East Turkestan Islamic Party : ETIP  (Miram Shah) Emir Abdul Haq al-Turkistani
ISLAMIC UZBEKISTAN Islamic Movement in Uzbekistan : IMU [Islamic Movement of Turkestan]  (Wana) Takhir Yuldashev

* 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:


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

ASIR Emirate of ASIR Province  (Abha)
BAHAH Emirate of BAHAH Province  (Bahah)
ESKAN VILLAGE ESKAN VILLAGE Air Force Compound  (Eskan Village)
HAIL Emirate of HAIL Province  (Hail)
JIZZAN Emirate of JIZZAN Province  (Jizzan)
JOWF Emirate of JOUF Province  (Jowf)
MECCA THE NOBLE Emirate of the Province of The Honored Holy City of MECCA  (Mecca)
MEDINA THE RADIANT Emirate of the Province of MEDINA THE RADIANT  (Medina The Radiant)
NAJRAN Emirate of NAJRAN Province  (Najran)
PAK-SA Pak-Saudi Arabia Defense Co-operation : PAK-SA Protocole Agreement  (Tabuk)
PRINCE SULTAN PRINCE SULTAN Air Base : Al Kharj Air Base  (Prince Sultan)
QASIM Emirate of QASIM Province  (Burayda)
RIYADH Emirate of RIYADH Province  (Riyadh)
SHARQUIYAH Emirate of THE EASTERN Province [Sharquiyah Province]  (Dammam)
TABUK Emirate of TABUK Province  (Tabuk)
TIRAN ISLANDS TIRAN ISLANDS Group [part of Egyptian Ras Muhammad National Park]  (Tiran)
Notes: 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

 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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