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Kingdom of PORTUGAL AND THE ALGARVES : Portuguese Empire

Kingdom of PORTUGAL AND THE ALGARVES : 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)
Capital:Lisbon - (Lisboa)
Official languages: Portuguese (pt) .


PORTUGAL Kingdom of PORTUGAL  (Lisbon)

16 Mainland 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

2 Assisted Entities

KONGO Kingdom of CONGO Vassal of Portugal  (Saint Salvador of the Congo) King Pedro VII Afonso Mbemba
ULUNDA ULUNDA Kingdom  (Musumba) King Mushid I

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 MACAO Overseas Colony of Portugal  (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  (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)  (Dili)
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 PRINCE United Portuguese Crown Colony of SAINT THOMAS AND PRINCE  (Saint Thomas)Local: Colônia da coroa portuguesa de SÃO THOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE (pt)  (São Thomé)

4 Condominiums:

KUBA Confederation of the KUBA Kingdom  (Kamonia)Local: Nyimi BUSHOONG (buf) + Royaume KOUBA (fr) + Reino KUBA (pt)  (Kamonia)
KULANGSU ISLAND International Settlement of KULANGSU ISLAND  (Kulangsu)Local: KULANGSU Internationalen Abwicklungs (de) + KULANGSU International Settlement (en) + Institución Internacional de KULANGSU (es) + Établissement international de KOULANGSEU (fr) + Istituzione Internazionale di KULANGSU (it) + Kokusai Kikan KORONSU : 国際機関コロンス (ja) + KULANGSU Internationale Schikking (nl) + Instituição Internacional de KULANGSU (pt) + KULANGYU Mezhdunarodnoye Uregulirovaniye : КУЛАНГЮ международное урегулирование (ru) + KU-LANG-YÛ Kung-Kung Tsu-Chieh : 鼓浪嶼公共租界 (zh)  (Kulangyu)
PAKHOI Foreign Settlements of PAKHOI  (Pakhoi)Local: Ausländische Siedlungen von PAKHOI (de) + Foreign Settlements of PAKHOI (en) + Établissements étrangers de PAK-HOI (fr) + Insediamenti Stranieri di PAKHOI (it) + Assentamentos Estrangeiros de PAKHOI (pt) + PEI-HAI-te Tìng-Chü Tien : 北海的定居點 (zh)  (Pak-Hoi)
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)

15 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AFRICAN WILDLIFE Convention for the Preservation of Wild Animals Birds and Fish in Africa : LONDON CONVENTION  (London)
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 Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
METEOROLOGY International Meteorological Organization : IMO  (Geneva)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
SANITARY International SANITARY Convention  (Paris)
SEA International Marine Conference : IMC  (Washington-District of Columbia)
TELEGRAPH International Telegraph Convention : International Telegraph Union : ITU  (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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 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.
   *, 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 website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.


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