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Commonwealth of the PHILIPPINES

Flag or logo since 1939-01-01*
Commonwealth of the PHILIPPINES (en) + Komonwelt ng PILIPINAS (tl) + Mancomunidad de FILIPINAS (es) De facto Semi-Independent
Emblem or Symbol*

President Manuel Quezon
(ruler of PHILIPPINES since 1935-11-15)

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
(ruler of AMERICA since 1933-03-04)
Capitals & administrative places*: Manila a + Baguio City s
(Manila + City of Baguio)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
r summer capital
Official & national languages: English (en) . Spanish (es) . Tagalog (tl) .


PHILIPPINES Commonwealth of the PHILIPPINES  (Manila + Baguio City)

41 Divisions:

ABRA Province of ABRA  (Bangued)Local: Province of ABRA (en) + Provincia de ABRA (es) + Lalawigan ng ABRA (tl)  (Bangued)
AGUSAN Province of AGUSAN  (Butuan)Local: Province of AGUSAN (en) + Provincia de AGUSAN (es) + Lalawigan ng AGUSAN (tl)  (Butuan)
ALBAY Province of ALBAY  (Legaspi)Local: Province of ALBAY (en) + Provincia de ALBAY (es) + Lalawigan ng ALBAY (tl)  (Legaspi)
ANTIQUE Province of ANTIQUE  (San Jose of Buenavista)Local: Province of ANTIQUE (en) + Provincia de ANTIQUE (es) + Lalawigan ng ANTIKUE (tl)  (San Jose de Buenavista)
BATAAN Province of BATAAN  (Balanga)Local: Province of BATAAN (en) + Provincia de BATAÁN (es) + Lalawigan ng BATAAN (tl)  (Balanga)
BATANES Province of BATANES  (Basco)Local: Province of BATANES (en) + Provincia de BATANES (es) + Lalawigan ng BATANES (tl)  (Basco)
BATANGAS Province of BATANGAS  (Batangas)Local: Province of BATANGAS (en) + Provincia de BATANGAS (es) + Lalawigan ng BATANGAS (tl)  (Batangas)
BOHOL Province of BOHOL  (Tagbilaran)Local: Province of BOHOL (en) + Provincia de BOHOL (es) + Lalawigan ng BOHOL (tl)  (Tagbilaran)
BULACAN Province of BULACAN  (Malolos)Local: Province of BULACAN (en) + Provincia de BULACÁN (es) + Lalawigan ng BULAKAN (tl)  (Malolos)
CAGAYAN Province of CAGAYAN  (Tuguegarao)Local: Province of CAGAYAN (en) + Provincia de CAGAYÁN (es) + Lalawigan ng KAHAYAN (tl)  (Tuguegarao)
CAMARINES NORTH Province of CAMARINES NORTE [Province of Camarines North]  (Daet)Local: Province of CAMARINES NORTE (en) + Provincia de CAMARINES NORTE (es) + Lalawigan ng HILAGANG KAMARINES (tl)  (Daet)
CAMARINES SOUTH Province of CAMARINES SUR [Province of Camarines South]  (Naga)Local: Province of CAMARINES SUR (en) + Provincia de CAMARINES SUR (es) + Lalawigan ng TIMOG KAMARINES (tl)  (Naga)
CAPIZ Province of CAPIZ  (Capiz)Local: Province of CAPIZ (en) + Provincia de CÁPIZ (es) + Lalawigan ng KAPIS (tl)  (Capiz)
CAVITE Province of CAVITE  (Cavite City)Local: Province of CAVITE (en) + Provincia de CAVITE (es) + Lalawigan ng KABITE (tl)  (City of Cavite)
CEBU Province of CEBU  (Cebu City)Local: Province of CEBU (en) + Provincia de CEBÚ (es) + Lalawigan ng SEBU (tl)  (City of Cebu)
ILOCOS NORTH Province of ILOCOS NORTE [Province of Ilocos North]  (Laoag)Local: Province of ILOCOS NORTE (en) + Provincia de ILOCOS NORTE (es) + Lalawigan ng HILAGANG ILOKOS (tl)  (Laoag)
ILOCOS SOUTH Province of ILOCOS SUR [Province of Ilocos South]  (Vigan + Cervantes)Local: Province of ILOCOS SUR (en) + Provincia de ILOCOS SUR (es) + Lalawigan ng TIMOG ILOKOS (tl)  (Vigan + Cervantes)
ILOILO Province of ILOILO  (Iloilo City)Local: Province of ILOILO (en) + Provincia de ILOÍLO (es) + Lalawigan ng ILOILO (tl)  (City of Iloilo)
ISABELA Province of ISABELA  (Ilagan)Local: Province of ISABELA (en) + Provincia de ISABELA (es) + Lalawigan ng ISABELA (tl)  (Ilagan)
LA UNION Province of LA UNION  (San Fernando)Local: Province of LA UNION (en) + Provincia de LA UNIÓN (es) + Lalawigan ng LA UNION (tl)  (San Fernando)
LAGUNA Province of LAGUNA  (Santa Cruz)Local: Province of LAGUNA (en) + Provincia de LA LAGUNA (es) + Lalawigan ng LAGUNA (tl)  (Santa Cruz)
LEYTE Province of LEYTE  (Tacloban)Local: Province of LEYTE (en) + Provincia de LEYTE (es) + Lalawigan ng LEYTE (tl)  (Tacloban)
MARINDUQUE Province of MARINDUQUE  (Boac)Local: Province of MARINDUQUE (en) + Provincia de MARINDUQUE (es) + Lalawigan ng MARINDUQUE (tl)  (Boac)
MASBATE Province of MASBATE  (Masbate)Local: Province of MASBATE (en) + Provincia de MASBATE (es) + Lalawigan ng MASBATE (tl)  (Masbate)
MINDORO Province of MINDORO  (Calapan)Local: Province of MINDORO (en) + Lalawigan ng MINDORO (tl) + Provincia de MINDORO (es)  (Calapan)
MOUNTAIN MOUNTAIN Province  (Bontoc)Local: MOUNTAIN Province (en) + Provincia de MONTAÑA (es) + Lalawigang BULUBUNDUKIN (tl)  (Bontoc)
NEW BISCAY Province of NUEVA VISCAYA [Province of New Biscay]  (Bayombong)Local: Province of NUEVA VIZCAYA (en) + Provincia de NUEVA VIZCAYA (es) + Lalawigan ng BAGONG BISKAYA (tl)  (Bayombong)
NEW ECIJA Province of NUEVA ECIJA [Province of New Ecija]  (Cabanatuan)Local: Province of NUEVA ECIJA (en) + Provincia de NUEVA ÉCIJA (es) + Lalawigan ng NUEVA ÉCIJA (tl)  (Cabanatuan)
OCCIDENTAL NEGROS Province of OCCIDENTAL NEGROS [Province of Western Negros]  (Bacolod City)Local: Province of NEGROS OCCIDENTAL (en) + Provincia de NEGROS OCCIDENTAL (es) + Lalawigan ng KANLURANG NEGROS (tl)  (City of Bacolod)
ORIENTAL NEGROS Province of ORIENTAL NEGROS [Province of Eastern Negros]  (Dumaguete)Local: Province of NEGROS ORIENTAL (en) + Provincia de NEGROS ORIENTAL (es) + Lalawigan ng SILANGANG NEGROS (tl)  (Dumaguete)
PALAWAN Province of PALAWAN  (Puerto Princesa)Local: Province of PALAWAN (en) + Provincia de LA PARAGUA (es) + Lalawigan ng PALAWAN (tl)  (Puerto Princesa)
PAMPANGA Province of PAMPANGA  (San Fernando)Local: Province of PAMPANGA (en) + Provincia de PAMPANGA (es) + Lalawigan ng PAMPANGA (tl)  (San Fernando)
PANGASINAN Province of PANGASINAN  (Lingayen)Local: Province of PANGASINAN (en) + Provincia de PANGASINÁN (es) + Lalawigan ng PANGASINAN (tl)  (Lingayen)
RIZAL Province of RIZAL  (Pasig)Local: Province of RIZAL (en) + Provincia de RIZAL (es) + Lalawigan ng RIZAL (tl)  (Pasig)
ROMBLON Province of ROMBLON  (Romblon)Local: Province of ROMBLON (en) + Provincia de ROMBLÓN (es) + Lalawigan ng ROMBLON (tl)  (Romblon)
SAMAR Province of SAMAR  (Catbalogan)Local: Province of SAMAR (en) + Provincia de SÁMAR (es) + Lalawigan ng SAMAR (tl)  (Catbalogan)
SORSOGON Province of SORSOGON  (Sorsogon)Local: Province of SORSOGON (en) + Provincia de SORSOGÓN (es) + Lalawigan ng SORSOGON (tl)  (Sorsogon)
SURIGAO Province of SURIGAO  (Surigao)Local: Province of SURIGAO (en) + Provincia de SURIGAO (es) + Lalawigan ng SURIGAW (tl)  (Surigao)
TARLAC Province of TARLAC  (Tarlac)Local: Province of TARLAC (en) + Provincia de TARLAC (es) + Lalawigan ng TARLAC (tl)  (Tarlac)
TAYABAS Province of TAYABAS  (Lucena)Local: Province of TAYABAS (en) + Provincia de TAYABAS (es) + Lalawigan ng TAYABAS (tl)  (Lucena)
ZAMBALES Province of ZAMBALES  (Iba)Local: Province of ZAMBALES (en) + Provincia de ZAMBALES (es) + Lalawigan ng ZAMBALES (tl)  (Iba)

1 Territory:

MINDANAO AND SULU Commission for MINDANAO AND SULU  (Cotabato)Local: Commission for MINDANAO AND SULU (en) + Komisyon para sa MINDANAO AT SULU (tl) + Comisión de MINDANAO Y SULU (es)  (Cotabato)

6 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

ECUMENISM Provisional Committee of the World Council of Churches : WCC  (Geneva)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
TELECOMMUNICATION International Telecommunication Union : ITU  (Berne)
UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION Universal Postal Union : UPU  (Berne)

* 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:

FORT WILLIAM MCKINLEY United States Military Reservation of FORT WILLIAM MCKINLEY  (Fort William McKinley)
HUMANITY Japanese Occupied Kingdom of HUMANITY  (Songhrati)
MORAC-SONGHRATI-MEADS Japanese Occupied Republic of MORAC-SONGHRATI-MEADS  (Morac-Songhrati-Meads)
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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.
   *, 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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