Kingdom of PORTUGAL AND THE ALGARVES [Portuguese Empire]

[Portuguese Empire]

Flag or logo since 1900-01-01*
Reino de PORTUGAL E DOS ALGARVES : Império Português (pt) PCA Member
Emblem or Symbol*

King Carlos I the Diplomat
(ruler of PORTUGAL since 1900-01-01)
Capitals & administrative places*: Lisbon
Official & national languages: Portuguese (pt) .


PORTUGAL Kingdom of PORTUGAL  (Lisbon)

16 Divisions:

AVEIRO AVEIRO District  (Aveiro)Local: Distrito de AVEIRO (pt)  (Aveiro)
BEJA BEJA District  (Beja)Local: Distrito de BEJA (pt)  (Beja)
BRAGA BRAGA District  (Braga)Local: Distrito de BRAGA (pt)  (Braga)
BRAGANZA BRAGANZA District  (Braganza)Local: Distrito de BRAGANÇA (pt)  (Bragança)
CASTELO BRANCO CASTELO BRANCO District  (Castelo Branco)Local: Distrito de CASTELO BRANCO (pt)  (Castelo Branco)
COIMBRA COIMBRA District  (Coimbra)Local: Distrito de COIMBRA (pt)  (Coimbra)
EVORA EVORA District  (Evora)Local: Distrito de ÉVORA (pt)  (Évora)
GUARDA GUARDA District  (Guarda)Local: Distrito de GUARDA (pt)  (Guarda)
LEIRIA LEIRIA District  (Leiria)Local: Distrito de LEIRIA (pt)  (Leiria)
LISBON LISBON District  (Lisbon)Local: Distrito de LISBOA (pt)  (Lisboa)
OPORTO OPORTO District  (Oporto)Local: Distrito do PORTO (pt)  (Porto)
PORTALEGRE PORTALEGRE District  (Portalegre)Local: Distrito de PORTALEGRE (pt)  (Portalegre)
SANTAREM SANTAREM District  (Santarem)Local: Distrito de SANTARÉM (pt)  (Santarém)
VIANA OF THE CASTELO VIANA OF THE CASTELO District  (Viana of the Castelo)Local: Distrito de VIANA DO CASTELO (pt)  (Viana do Castelo)
VILLA REAL VILLA REAL District  (Villa Real of Tras-os-Montes)Local: Distrito de VILA REAL (pt)  (Vila Real de Trás-os-Montes)
VIZEU VIZEU District  (Vizeu)Local: Distrito de VIZEU (pt)  (Vizeu)

1 Largely Autonomous or Semi-Independent Polity

BARWE Kingdom of BARWE  (Vila Gouveia) King Felix de Sousa Gouveia

5 Assisted Entities

BUNDALAND Kingdom of BUNDALAND [Anglo-Portuguese Zone of Influence]  (Kangamba) King Mwene Mbandu I Lyondthzi Kapova
KASANZE Luba-Sanga State of KASANZE  (Kasanzi) King Kandumba Kapenda kwa Mbangu
KONGO Kingdom of CONGO Vassal State of Portugal  (Saint Salvador of the Congo) King Henrique IV Tekenge
ULUNDA ULUNDA Kingdom  (Musumba) King Mushid I
UMBUNDU Ovimbundu States of UMBUNDU  (Bailundo) King Hundungulu II

10 Territories:

ADJACENT ISLANDS Adjacent Islands of MADEIRA PORTO SANTO AND AZORES  (Funchal + Porto Santo + Ponta Delgada)Local: Ilhas Adjacentes da MADEIRA PORTO SANTO E AÇORES (pt)  (Funchal + Porto Santo + Ponta Delgada)
ALGARVE Kingdom of THE ALGARVE  (Faro)Local: Reino do ALGARVE (pt)  (Faro)
CAPE VERDE ISLANDS Portuguese Colony of CAPE VERDE ISLANDS  (Praia)Local: Colônia das ILHAS DO CABO VERDE (pt)  (Vila da Praia)
MACAO Portuguese Overseas Colony of MACAO  (Macao)Local: Colonia Ultramarina Portuguesa de MACAU (pt)  (Cidade do Santo Nome de Deus de Macau)
PORTUGUESE EAST AFRICA Governorate-General of the PORTUGUESE EAST AFRICA Colony [Province of Mozambique]  (Lourenzo Marques)Local: Colônia de ÁFRICA ORIENTAL PORTUGUESA (pt)  (Lourenço Marques)
PORTUGUESE GUINEA Colony of PORTUGUESE GUINEA  (Bolama)Local: Colônia da GUINÉ PORTUGUESA (pt)  (Bolama)
PORTUGUESE INDIA Governorate-General of the Portuguese State of INDIA  (New Goa)Local: Estado Português da ÍNDIA (pt)  (Nova Goa)
PORTUGUESE TIMOR Portuguese Colony of PORTUGUESE TIMOR  (Dilly)Local: Colônia Portuguesa de TIMOR PORTUGUÊS (pt)  (Díli)
PORTUGUESE WEST AFRICA Governorate-General of the Crown Colony of PORTUGUESE WEST AFRICA  (Saint Paul of Loanda)Local: Colônia de AFRICA DEL OESTE PORTUGUÊS (pt)  (São Paulo de Luanda)
SAINT THOMAS AND PRINCES ISLAND Portuguese Crown Colony of SAINT THOMAS AND PRINCES ISLAND  (Saint Thomas)Local: Colônia da coroa portuguesa de SÃO THOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE (pt)  (São Thomé)

2 Condominiums:

PACKOI Foreign Settlements of PACKOI  (Packhoi)Local: Ausländische Siedlungen von PAKHOI (de) + Foreign Settlements of PACKOI (en) + Établissements étrangers de PACKOI (fr) + Insediamenti Stranieri di PAKHOI (it) Assentamentos Estrangeiros de PAKHOI (pt) + PEI-HAI-te Tìng-Chü Tien : 北海的定居點 (zh)  (Packhoi)
SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENT International Concession of Shanghai Municipal Council : SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENT  (Shanghai International Settlement)Local: SHANGHAI International Settlement (en) + SHANGHAI International Koncession (da) + SCHANGHAI Internationalen Konzessionen (de) + Concesión Internacional de SHANGHÁI (es) + Concession Internationale de CHANGHAÏ (fr) + Concessione Internazionale di SCIANGAI (it) + SHIYANHAI Kiyoudou Sokai : 上海共同租界 (ja) + Internationale Concessie van SHANGHAI (nl) + SHANGHAI International Settlement (no) + Concessão Internacional de XANGAI (pt) + SHANHAYSKIY Mezhdunarodny Settlment : ШАНХАЙСКИЙ международный сеттльмент (ru) + SHANGHAI International Settlement (sv) + SHANG-HAI Kung-Kung Tsu-Chieh : 上海公共租界 (zh)  (Shanghai International Settlement)

Dependent Protectorate:

CABINDA Administrative Circumscription of CABINDA [Portuguese Special Residency]  (Cabinda)Local: Circunscrição Administrativa do CABINDA (pt)  (Cabinda)

14 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

BRUSSELS CONVENTION Convention relative to the Slave Trade and Importation into Africa of Firearms Ammunition and Spiritous Liquors : BRUSSELS CONVENTION  (Brussels)
GREAT POWERS Treaty of MADRID  (Madrid)
HAGUE CONVENTION Hague Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA [Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes]  (The Hague)
METEOROLOGY International Meteorological Organization : IMO  (Geneva)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
SANITARY International SANITARY Confererence  (Paris)
SEA International Marine Conference : IMC  (Washington-District of Columbia)
TELEGRAPH International Telegraph Union : ITU [International Telegraph Convention]  (Berne)
UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION Universal Postal Union : UPU  (Berne)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres)

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