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PORTUGUESE Republic [Portuguese Empire]
(Lisbon)

PORTUGUESE Republic [Portuguese Empire]

Flag or logo since 1911-06-30*
República PORTUGUESA : Império Português (pt) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol*

President Francisco da Costa Gomes
(ruler of PORTUGAL since 1974-09-30)
Capital:Lisbon - (Lisboa)
Official languages: Portuguese (pt) .

Mainland:


CONTINENTAL PORTUGAL PORTUGUESE Republic  (Lisbon)

11 Divisions:

ALGARVE ALGARVE Province  (Faro)Local: Província do ALGARVE (pt)  (Faro)
ESTREMADURA ESTREMADURA Province  (Lisbon)Local: Província da ESTREMADURA (pt)  (Lisboa)
LITTORAL BEIRA LITTORAL BEIRA Province  (Coimbra)Local: Província da BEIRA LITORAL (pt)  (Coimbra)
LITTORAL DOURO LITTORAL DOURO Province  (Oporto)Local: Província do DOURO LITORAL (pt)  (Porto)
LOWER ALENTEJO LOWER ALENTEJO Province  (Beja)Local: Província do BAIXO ALENTEJO (pt)  (Beja)
LOWER BEIRA LOWER BEIRA Province  (Castelo Branco)Local: Província da BEIRA BAIXA (pt)  (Castelo Branco)
MINHO MINHO Province  (Braga)Local: Província do MINHO (pt)  (Braga)
RIBATEJO RIBATEJO Province : Shores of Tagus Province  (Santarem)Local: Província do RIBATEJO (pt)  (Santarém)
TRAS-OS-MONTES AND UPPER DOURO TRAS-OS-MONTES AND UPPER DOURO Province  (Vlla Real of Tras-os-Montes)Local: Província de TRÁS-OS-MONTES E ALTO DOURO (pt)  (Vila Real de Trás-os-Montes)
UPPER ALENTEJO UPPER ALENTEJO Province  (Evora)Local: Província do ALTO ALENTEJO (pt)  (Évora)
UPPER BEIRA UPPER BEIRA Province  (Viseu)Local: Província da BEIRA ALTA (pt)  (Viseu)


1 Largely Autonomous or Semi-Independent Polity

AZORES AZORES Regional Junta  (Ponta Delgada) Presidente Altino Amadeu Pinto de Magalhaes



4 Territories:

ANGOLA Governorate-General of the State of ANGOLA  (New Lisbon)Local: Estado de ANGOLA (pt)  (Nova Lisboa)
EAST TIMOR Overseas Province of EAST TIMOR  (Vila Maumeta)Local: Província Ultramarina de TIMOR LESTE (pt)  (Vila Maumeta)
FUNCHAL FUNCHAL Overseas District of Portugal : Madeira Islands  (Funchal)Local: Distrito do FUNCHAL (pt)  (Funchal)
MACAO AND DEPENDENCIES Portuguese Overseas Province of MACAO AND DEPENDENCIES  (Macao)Local: Província Ultramarina Portuguesa de MACAU (pt)  (Cidade do Santo Nome de Deus de Macau)



Military entities abroad, special or locally shared:

COMIBERLANT Iberian Atlantic Nato Bases : COMIBERLANT  (Oeiras)Local: Iberian Atlantic Nato Bases : COMIBERLANT (en)  (Oeiras)
FLORES French Base of FLORES  (French Base of Flores)Local: Base française des FLORES (fr)  (Base Française des Flores)
LAJES FIELD American-Portuguese Lajes Air Base : LAJES FIELD  (Lajes Field)Local: LAJES Field (en) + Base Aérea das LAJES (pt)  (Lajes Field)


55 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
ANGLO-PORTUGUESE ALLIANCE ANGLO-PORTUGUESE Alliance  (Torres Vedras)
CENTRAL BANK Bank for International Settlements : BIS  (Basle)
CIVIL STATUS International Commission of Civil Status : ICCS  (Strasbourg)
COCOM Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls : COCOM  (Paris)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
CUSTOMS Customs Cooperation Council : CCC  (Brussels)
EAST-WEST Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe : CSCE  (Helsinki)
EFTA European Free Trade Association : EFTA  (Geneva)
EUROPEAN SCIENCE European Science Foundation : ESF  (Strasbourg)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade : GATT  (Villa Bocage)
GENEVA CONVENTION GENEVA Convention  (Geneva)
HAGUE CONFERENCE Hague Conference on Private International Law : HCCH  (The Hague)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
HYDROGRAPHY International Hydrographic Organization : IHO  (Monaco)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBERIAN PENINSULA Portuguese-Spanish Treaty of Friendship and Non-Aggression : IBERIAN Pact  (Lisbon)
IBERO-AMERICAN STATES Ibero-American States Organization for Education Science and Culture : IASO  (Santo Domingo de Guzman)
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)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTELSAT International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : INTELSAT  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTERNATIONAL ENERGY International Energy Agency : IEA  (Paris)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Saint Cloud)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LATIN UNION Latin Union : LU  (Paris)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
MARITIME LAW International Maritime Committee : IMC  (Antwerp)
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization : NATO Alliance  (Brussels)
NATO ASSEMBLY North Atlantic Assembly : NAA  (Brussels)
NORTHWEST ATLANTIC FISHERIES Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization : NAFO  (Dartmouth)
OECD Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development : OECD  (Paris)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
OSLO CONVENTION Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft : OSLO CONVENTION  (Oslo + Paris)
PANEUROPA International Paneuropean Union : IPU  (Vienna)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
ROMAN CATHOLICISM ROMAN CATHOLIC Church  (Vatican)
STANDARDIZATION International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
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)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres + Saint Cloud)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
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 2021's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

AZORES AZORES Regional Junta  (Ponta Delgada)


Other Territories or Entities within the 2021's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

COMIBERLANT Iberian Atlantic Nato Bases : COMIBERLANT  (Oeiras)
FLORES French Base of FLORES  (French Base of Flores)
LAJES FIELD American-Portuguese Lajes Air Base : LAJES FIELD  (Lajes Field)
WESTERN AZORES AZORES WESTERN Group  (Santa Cruz of the Flores)
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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.
   * Rulers.org, 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 Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.

 




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