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NEW ZEALAND (Wellington) UNO Member Dominion of NEW ZEALAND : Queen Elizabeth II

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Dominion of NEW ZEALAND

Flag or logo since 1902-12-06*
Dominion of NEW ZEALAND (en) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol*

Queen Elizabeth II
(ruler of UNITED KINGDOM since 1952-02-06)
Capitals & administrative places*: Wellington
Official & national languages: English (en) .


NEW ZEALAND Dominion of NEW ZEALAND  (Wellington)

20 Divisions:

AORANGI AORANGI Region  (Timaru)Local: AORANGI Region (en)  (Timaru)
AUCKLAND AUCKLAND Regional Authority : Auckland Region  (Auckland)Local: AUCKLAND Regional Authority : Auckland Region (en)  (Auckland)
BAY OF PLENTY BAY OF PLENTY Region  (Tauranga)Local: THE BAY OF PLENTY Region (en)  (Tauranga)
CANTERBURY United Council of CANTERBURY Region  (Christchurch)Local: United Council of CANTERBURY Region (en)  (Christchurch)
EAST CAPE EAST CAPE Region  (Gisborne)Local: EAST CAPE Region (en)  (Gisborne)
HAWKE´S BAY HAWKE´S BAY Region  (Napier + Hastings)Local: HAWKE´S BAY Region (en)  (Napier + Hastings)
HOROWHENUA HOROWHENUA Region  (Levin)Local: HOROWHENUA Region (en)  (Levin)
MANAWATU MANAWATU Region  (Palmerston North)Local: MANAWATU Region (en)  (Palmerston North)
MARLBOROUGH United Council of MARLBOROUGH Region  (Blenheim)Local: United Council of MARLBOROUGH Region (en)  (Blenheim)
NELSON BAYS United Council of NELSON BAYS Region  (Nelson)Local: United Council of NELSON BAYS Region (en)  (Nelson)
NORTHLAND NORTHLAND Region  (Whangarei)Local: NORTHLAND Region (en)  (Whangarei)
SOUTHLAND United Council of SOUTHLAND Region  (Invercargill)Local: United Council of SOUTHLAND Region (en)  (Invercargill)
TARANAKI United Council of TARANAKI Region  (New Plymouth)Local: United Council of TARANAKI Region (en)  (New Plymouth)
THAMES VALLEY THAMES VALLEY Region  (Thames-Coromandel)Local: THAMES VALLEY Region (en)  (Thames-Coromandel)
TONGARIRO TONGARIRO Region  (Taupo)Local: TONGARIRO Region (en)  (Taupo)
WAIRARAPA United Council of WAIRARAPA Region  (Masterton)Local: United Council of WAIRARAPA Region (en)  (Masterton)
WANGANUI United Council of WANGANUI Region  (Wanganui)Local: United Council of WANGANUI Region (en)  (Wanganui)
WELLINGTON WELLINGTON Region  (Wellington)Local: WELLINGTON Region (en)  (Wellington)
WEST COAST United Council of THE WEST COAST Region  (Greymouth)Local: United Council of THE WEST COAST Region (en)  (Greymouth)

2 Largely Autonomous or Semi-Independent Polities

COOK ISLANDS Associated Territory of COOK ISLANDS  (Avarua) Queen Elizabeth II
NIUE Associated Territory of NIUE  (Alofi) Queen Elizabeth II

3 Assisted Entities

KIRIBATI Independent and Sovereign Republic of KIRIBATI  (South Tarawa) President Ieremia Tabai
NAURU Republic of NAURU  (Yaren q) President Hammer DeRoburt
WESTERN SAMOA Independent State of WESTERN SAMOA  (Apia) Malietoa Tanumafili II

2 Territories:

MINOR ISLANDS New Zealand MINOR ISLANDS  ((Wellington))Local: New Zealand MINOR ISLANDS (en)  ((Wellington))
TOKELAU TOKELAU Islands [New Zealand Administration]  (Fenuafala on Fakaofo)Local: TOKELAU Islands (en)  (Fenuafala on Fakaofo)

3 Condominiums:

ROSS New Zealand Antarctic Sector of ROSS DEPENDENCY  (Scott Base)Local: ROSS Dependency (en)  (Scott Base)
UNITED NATIONS MEMORIAL CEMETERY Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK  (Tanggok)Local: Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK (en) + Jaehahn Yuen Ginyeomgongwon : JYG - 재한유엔기념공원 (ko) + Birleşmiş Milletler Anıt Mezarlığı Komisyonu : BMAMK (tr)  (Tanggok)

Military entities abroad, special or locally shared:

SEMBAWANG BASE SEMBAWANG Air Base  (Sembawang Base)Local: SEMBAWANG Air Base (en) + SHENG-PAO-WANG K´ung-Chün Chi-Ti : 胜宝旺空军基地 (zh) + Pangkalan Udara SEMBAWANG (ms) + CEMPAVĀṅ Vāṉpaṭait Taḷam : செம்பவாங் வான்படைத் தளம் (ta)  (Sembawang Base)
UNITED NATIONS MEMORIAL CEMETERY Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK  (Tanggok)Local: Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK (en) + Jaehahn Yuen Ginyeomgongwon : JYG - 재한유엔기념공원 (ko) + Birleşmiş Milletler Anıt Mezarlığı Komisyonu : BMAMK (tr)  (Tanggok)

59 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
AIR STANDARDIZATION Air Standardization Coordination Committee : ASCC  (Washington-District of Columbia + London + Ottawa + Canberra + Wellington)
ANTARCTICA Antarctic Treaty System : ATS  ((Washington-District of Columbia))
ANZUS Australia New Zealand United States Tripartite Security Treaty : ANZUS  (San Francisco)
ASIAN BANK Asian Development Bank : ADB  (Mandaluyong City)
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand : MLAANZ  (Brisbane + Melbourne + Auckland)
CD Conference on Disarmament : CD  (Geneva)
COLOMBO PLAN Colombo Plan for Co-operative Economic and Social Development in Asia and the Pacific : CESDAP  (Colombo)
CUSTOMS Customs Cooperation Council : CCC  (Brussels)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
FIVE EYES Combined Communications Electronics Board : CCEB  (Fort Meade + Cheltenham)
FIVE POWERS Five Power Defence Arrangements : FFDA  (Station Butterworth)
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade : GATT  (Villa Bocage)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN Coalition of Developing Countries : GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN  (Arusha)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
HYDROGRAPHY International Hydrographic Organization : IHO  (Monaco)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMCO Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization : IMCO Specialized Agency  (London)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTELSAT International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : INTELSAT  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Geneva)
INTERNATIONAL ENERGY International Energy Agency : IEA  (Paris)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Saint Cloud)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York City)
OECD Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development : OECD  (Paris)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
SOUTH PACIFIC South Pacific Commission : SPC  (Noumea)
SOUTH PACIFIC ISLANDS South Pacific Forum : SPF  (Suva)
TECHNICAL COOPERATION The Technical Cooperation Program : TTCP  (Washington-District of Columbia)
UKUSA United Kingdom-United States of America Communications Intelligence Agreement : UKUSA and Collaborating Commonwealth Countries  (Fort Meade + Cheltenham)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York City)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UPEACE Project of a University for Peace : UPEACE  (New York City)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHALING International Whaling Commission : IWC  (Impington)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)

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

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

COOK ISLANDS Associated Territory of COOK ISLANDS  (Avarua)
NIUE Associated Territory of NIUE  (Alofi)

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

AVARUA High Chiefdom of AVARUA  (Avarua)
PALMERSTON Possession of PALMERSTON  (Palmerston)
PUAIKURA High Chiefdom of PUAIKURA  (Arorangi)
RAKAHANGA RAKAHANGA Island Council  (Matara)
RAROTONGA Kingdom of RAROTONGA  (Avarua)
ROSS New Zealand Antarctic Sector of ROSS DEPENDENCY  (Scott Base)
TAKITUMU High Chiefdom of TAKITUMU  (Takitumu)
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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   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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