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1948-JAN-04

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BURMA (Rangoon)  De facto Independent Union of BURMA : President Sao Shwe Thaik
COMMUNIST BURMA (Bagaya)  Rebellion People''s Republic of BURMA [People''s Democratic Front] : Thakin Thein Pe Myint

Other Entities with similar names

Union of BURMA
(Rangoon)

Union of BURMA

Flag or logo since 1948-01-04
Pyeidaungzu MYANMA Naingngandaw : ပြည်ထောင်စု မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ (my) De facto Independent
Emblem or Symbol

President Sao Shwe Thaik
(ruler of BURMA since 1948-01-04)
Capital:Rangoon - (Yangon)
Official languages: Burmese (my) .

Mainland:


BURMA Divisions of BURMA  (Rangoon)

7 Federated or Constituent Mainland Divisions:

ARAKAN ARAKAN Division  (Sittwe)Local: RAKHINE tuing: - ရခိုင်တိုင်း (my)  (Sittway)
IRRAWADDY IRRAWADDY Division  (Bassein)Local: AYEYARWADY tuing: - ဧရာဝတီတိုင်း (my)  (Pathein)
MAGWE MAGWE Division  (Magwe)Local: MAGWAY tuing: - မကွေးတိုင်း (my)  (Magway)
MANDALAY MANDALAY Division  (Mandalay)Local: MANTA.LE: tuing: - မန္တလေးတိုင်း (my)  (Mantale)
PEGU PEGU Division  (Rangoon)Local: BAGO tuing: - ပဲခူးတိုင်း (my)  (Yangon)
SAGAING SAGAING Division  (Sagaing)Local: SAC KUING: tuing: - စစ်ကိုင်းတိုင်း (my)  (Sackuing)
TENASSERIM TENASSERIM Division  (Moulmein)Local: TANINTHARYI tuing: - တနင်္သာရီတိုင်း (my)  (Mawlamyaing)



1 Assisted Entity

COMMUNIST BURMA People''s Republic of BURMA [People''s Democratic Front]  (Bagaya) Thakin Thein Pe Myint



5 Territories:

CHIN HILLS Autonomous CHIN HILLS Special Division  (Falam)Local: HKYINNTAUNG Aahtuu Htarnahkwal : ချင်းတောင်အထူးဌာနခွဲ (my)  (Hpalam)
KACHIN Autonomous KACHIN State  (Myitkyina)Local: KAGYIN Pranynai : ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္ (my) + Wunpawng Mungdan : JINGHPAW Mungdaw (kac)  (Myitkyina)
KAREN KAREN State  (Hpa-An)Local: KAYIN Pranynai : ကရင်ပြည်နယ် (my)  (Hpa-An)
KAREN-NI KARENNI State Council  (Loikaw)Local: KARAINNE Pranynai : ကရင်နီပြည်နယ် (my)  (Lwègaw)
SHAN SHAN States  (Taunggyi + Lashio)Local: Shan TAI : တႆး (shn) + SHAN Luumyo : ရှမ်းလူမျို (my)  (Taunggyi + Lashio)



7 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


ANTI-FASCIST LEAGUE Anti-Fascist People''s Freedom League : AFPFL  (Rangoon)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Quebec City)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
THERAVADA BUDDHISM Teaching of Little Vehicle Buddhism : THERAVADA Buddhism  (Sarnath)



Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ARAKAN FRONTS ARAKAN National Fronts  ((Sittwe))
COMMUNIST BURMA People''s Republic of BURMA [People''s Democratic Front]  (Bagaya)
KARENLAND KAREN National Union  (Hpa-An)


Other Territories or Entities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ARAKAN FRONT ARAKAN National Fronts  ((Sittwe))
FREE ARAKAN ARAKAN People’s Liberation Party  ((Sittwe))
HOPANG Wa State in HOPANG  (Hopang)
KABAW VALLEY Disputed Territory of KABAW VALLEY  (Moreh)
KARENLAND KAREN National Union  (Hpa-An)
KUNLONG Wa State in KUNLONG  (Kunlong)
MANGLON Princely State of MANGLON  (Takut)
MAW HPA Wa Sub-State of MAW HPA  (Maw Hpa)
MOT HAI Wa Sub-State of MOT HAI  (Mot Hai)
NGEKTING State of Manglon : NGEKTING  (Takut)
NORTHERN ARAKAN Pro-Pakistani Muslim Arakanese Community of Rohang : ROOINGA  (Sittwe + (Mayu Region))
POPULAR BURMA People''s Volunteer Organisation and People''s Comrade Party : PVO-PCP  (Dedaye)
RED BURMA Red Flag Communist Party Burma : RFCP  (Dedaye)
VINGNGUN VINGNGUN State  (Vingngun)
WA STATES Kuomintang Controlled WA STATES  (Panghsang)
WHITE BURMA White Flag Communist Party of BURMA : White Band Faction  (Bagaya)
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 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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