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Republic of POLAND [Polish Republic]

Republic of POLAND [Polish Republic]

Flag or logo since 1919-08-01*
Rzeczpospolita POLSKA (pl) SDN Member
Emblem or Symbol*

Jozef Pilsudski
(ruler of POLAND since 1918-11-11)
Capitals & administrative places*: Warsaw
Official & national languages: Polish (pl) .


POLAND POLISH Republic  (Warsaw)

10 Regionalized Divisions:

BIALYSTOK BIALYSTOK Province  (Bialystok)Local: Prowincja BIAŁOSTOCKA (pl)  (Białystok)
CRACOW CRACOW Province  (Cracow)Local: Prowincja KRAKOWSKA (pl)  (Kraków)
KIELCE KIELCE Voivodeship  (Kielce)Local: Województwo KIELECKIE (pl)  (Kielce)
LUBLIN LUBLIN Province  (Lublin)Local: Prowincja LUBELSKA (pl)  (Lublin)
PIOTRKOW PIOTRKOW Province  (Piotrkow)Local: Prowincja PIOTRKOWSKA (pl)  (Piotrków)
POZNAN POZNAN Voivodeship  (Poznan)Local: Województwo POZNAŃSKIE (pl)  (Poznań)
RADOM RADOM Province  (Radom)Local: Prowincja RADOMSKA (pl)  (Radom)
SIEDLCE SIEDLCE Province  (Siedlce)Local: Prowincja SIEDLECKA (pl)  (Siedlce)
WARSAW WARSAW Voivodeship  ((Warsaw))Local: Województwo WARSZAWSKIE (pl)  ((Warszawa))
WARSAW CITY Capital City of WARSAW  (Warsaw)Local: Miasto Stołeczne WARSZAWA (pl)  (Warszawa)

4 Territories:

EASTERN LANDS Civil Administration of THE EASTERN LANDS  (Wilna)Local: Zarząd Cywilny ZIEM WSCHODNICH (pl)  (Wilno)
GALICIA AND VOLHYNIA GALICIA AND VOLHYNIA Territory [Polish Protectorate]  (Lvov)Local: Terytorium GALICJA I WOLHYNIA (pl)  (Lwów)
PORT AND WATERWAYS Polish Delegation of PORT AND WATERWAYS  (Zoppot)Local: Delegacja polska z PORTU I ŚRÓDLĄDOWYCH (pl)  (Zoppot)
TESCHEN Polish National Council of the Duchy of TESCHEN  (Teschen)Local: Rada Narodowa Księstwa CIESZYŃSKIEGO (pl)  (Cieszyn)

1 Government or Movement in Exile

BIELORUSSIA BELARUSSIAN National Republic : Belorussian Republic-in-Exile  (Wilna) Ivan Nikitich Syerada

9 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

ALLIED POWERS ALLIED Entente Powers : Supreme War Council  (Versailles)
CTW Committee on the Traffic in Women and Children : CTW  (New York City)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (London)
INTERNATIONAL POLICE International Congress of POLICE  (Monaco)
LEAGUE OF NATIONS League of Nations Covenant : LON [Paris Peace Conference]  (London o + Versailles b)
PUBLIC HEALTH International Office of Public Health : IOPH  (Paris)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION Universal Postal Union : UPU  (Berne)

* 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:

LEMKOVYNA Ruthenian National Republic of the Lemko People : Lemko-Rusyn Republic : Republic of LEMKOVYNA  (Florynka)
SCHWENTEN Free State of SCHWENTEN  (Schwenten)

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

ALLENSTEIN ALLENSTEIN Government  (Allenstein)
KALVARIJA KALVARIJA District  (Kalvarija)
LEBUS LEBUS Land  (Landsberg on the Warthe)
MARIENWERDER MARIENWERDER Government  (Marienwerder)
POSEN Prussian Province of POSEN  (Schneidemuehl)
PRUSSIAN POMERANIA Prussian Province of POMERANIA  (Stettin)
SILESIA Province of SILESIA  (Breslau)
SUVALKIA Temporary Council of the SUVALKIA Region  (Suwalki)
WEST PRUSSIA Imperial Commissariat for WEST PRUSSIA Province  (Danzig)
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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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