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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH of Nations [British Empire]
(London a + Westminster lr)

British Colony of BURMA

Flag or logo since 1941-03-30*
British Colony of BURMA (en)
Emblem or Symbol*

King George VI
(ruler of UNITED KINGDOM since 1936-12-11)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places*: Rangoon
(Rangoon)
Official & national languages: English (en) .

Mainland:


BURMA Divisions of BURMA  (Rangoon)

7 Divisions:

ARAKAN ARAKAN Division  (Akyab)Local: ARAKAN Division (en)  (Akyab)
IRRAWADDY IRRAWADDY Division  (Bassein)Local: IRRAWADDY Division (en)  (Bassein)
MAGWE MAGWE Division  (Magwe)Local: MAGWE Division (en)  (Magwe)
MANDALAY MANDALAY Division  (Mandalay)Local: MANDALAY Division (en)  (Mandalay)
PEGU PEGU Division  (Rangoon)Local: PEGU Division (en)  (Rangoon)
SAGAING SAGAING Division  (Sagaing)Local: SAGAING Division (en)  (Sagaing)
TENASSERIM TENASSERIM Division  (Moulmein)Local: TENASSERIM Division (en)  (Moulmein)




2 Territories:

HSIPAW Burmese Administration of the State of HSIPAW  (Hsipaw)Local: HSIPAW State (en) + Saohpa HSIPAW : သီႇပေႃႉ (shn) + THIBAW Myahoet : သီပေါမြို့ (my)  (Hsipaw)
WA STATES Princely States of the WA STATES Group  (Takut + Hopang)Local: WA STATES Group (en) + Meung VA (wbm) + WǍ Bāng : 佤邦 (zh)  (Takut + Hopang)



4 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH COMMONWEALTH of Nations  (Westminster)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
TELECOMMUNICATION International Telecommunication Union : ITU  (Berne)
THERAVADA BUDDHISM Teaching of Little Vehicle Buddhism : THERAVADA Buddhism  (Sarnath)



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


Other Territories or Entities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

BAWLAKE Karenni State of BAWLAKE  (Bawlake)
HOPONG Black Karen State of HOPONG  (Hopong)
HSAMONGHKAM Shan State of HSAMONGHKAM  (Aungban)
HSIHKIP Shan Sub-State of HSIHKIP  (Hsihkip)
KABAW VALLEY KABAW VALLEY Territory  (Moreh)
KANTARAWADDY Karenni State of KANTARAWADDY  (Kantarawaddy)
KARENNI STATES Princely States of KARENNI STATES  (Loikaw)
KEHSI MANGAM KEHSI MANGAM State  (Kehsi)
KEHSI MANSAM Shan State of KEHSI MANSAM  (Kehsi)
KENGHKAM Shan State of KENGHKAM  (Kenghkam)
KENGLON KENGLON Sub-State  (Kenglon)
KENGTUNG British Administration of KENGTUNG  (Kengtung)
KOKANG Sub-State of KOKANG [under British Protection]  (Kungkeng)
KYEBOGYI Karenni State of KYEBOGYI  (Kyebogyi)
LAIHKA Shan State of LAIHKA  (Laihka)
LAWKSAWK Shan State of LAWKSAWK  (Lawksawk)
LOILONG Black Karen State of LOILONG  (Pinlaung)
LOIMAW Black Karen State of LOIMAW  (Minywa)
MAWKMAI Shan State of MAWKMAI  (Mawkmai)
MAWSON MAWSON Sub-State  (Myogyi)
MONE Shan State of MONGNAI  (Mongnai)
MONG PAN MONG PAN State  (Mongpan)
MONGHSU MONG HSU Sub-State  (Monghsu)
MONGMIT Shan State of MONGMIT  (Mongmit)
MONGNAI Shan State of MONGNAI  (Mongnai)
MONGNAWNG Shan State of MONGNAWNG  (Mongnawng)
MONGPAI Shan State of MONG PAI  (Mong Pai)
MONGPAN Shan State of MONGPAN  (Mongpan)
MONGPAWN Shan State of MONGPAWN  (Mongpawn)
MONGSIT MONGSIT Sub-State  (Mongsit)
MONGSIT MONGSIT Sub-State  (Mongsit)
NAMHKAI Black Karen State of NAMHKAI  (Paw-In)
NAMHKOK Shan State of NAMHKOK  (Namhkok)
NAUNGWAWN Shan State of NAUNGWAWN  (Naungwawn)
NORTH HSENWI Shan State of NORTH HSENWI  (Hsenwi)
NORTHERN SHAN STATES Princely States of THE NORTHERN SHAN STATES  (Lashio)
NYAUNGYWE Shan State of YAWNGHWE  (Yawnghwe)
PANGTARA Shan State of PANGTARA  (Pangtara)
PANGTARA PANGTARA Sub-State  (Pangtara)
POILA Shan State of POILA  (Poila)
PWEHLA Shan State of POILA  (Poila)
SAMKA Shan State of SAMKA  (Samka)
SHAN STATE SHAN STATE Administrative Circle [British Residency]  (Taunggyi)
SINGKALING HKAMTI Shan State of SINGKALING HKAMTI  (Singkaling Hkamti)
SOUTH HSENI Shan State of SOUTH HSENWI  (Mong Yai)
SOUTH HSENWI Shan State of SOUTH HSENWI  (Mong Yai)
SOUTHERN SHAN STATES Princely States of THE SOUTHERN SHAN STATES : Myelat Region  (Taunggyi)
TAUNPENG TAUNPENG State  (Namhsan)
THATON Shan State of THATON  (Thaton)
WANYIN Shan State of WANYIN  (Wanyin)
YAWNGHWE Shan State of YAWNGHWE  (Yawnghwe)
YENGAN State of YENGAN  (Yengan)
YWANGAN State of YENGAN  (Yengan)
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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.
   * 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.

 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 Ethnia.org 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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