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Universal Postal Union : UPU

Flag or logo since 1900-01-01*
Union Postale Universelle : UPU (fr) Organisation
Emblem or Symbol*

Director Reinhold Furrer (ch)
(since 1938-01-01)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places*: Berne
(Bern)
Official & national languages: French (fr) .






75 Members (excluding the associate or suspended members but including the countries represented on their behalf)   [The rulers are not necessarily the representatives in the organisation. ] :

AFGHANISTAN (Kabul) King Mohammad Zahir Shah
ARGENTINE (Buenos Aires a + Olivos r) President Roberto Maria Ortiz
OSTMARK (Vienna)
AUSTRALIA (Canberra) King George VI
FREE BELGIUM (London x) PM Hubert Pierlot
BULGARIA (Sofia) Tsar Boris III the Unifier
BOLIVIA (Sucre cj + La Paz eir) President Enrique Penaranda
BRAZIL (Rio of Janeiro) President Getulio Vargas
CANADA (Ottawa) King George VI
BELGIAN CONGO (Leopoldville)
SWITZERLAND (Berne q + Lausanne j) President Ernst Wetter
CHILE (Santiago of Chile a + Valparaiso l + Vina del Mar s) President Pedro Aguirre Cerda
COLOMBIA (Bogota) President Eduardo Santos
COSTA RICA (San Jose) President Rafael Angel Calderon Guardia
CUBA (Havana) President Fulgencio Batista
BOHEMIA AND MORAVIA (Prague a + Lany r) President Emil Hacha
GERMANY (Berlin a + Berchtesgaden r) Reichpresident Fuhrer Adolf Hitler
DENMARK (Copenhagen) King Christian X
DOMINICAN (Ciudad Trujillo) Generalissimo Rafael Leonidas Trujillo
ECUADOR (San Francisco of Quito) President Carlos Arroyo del Rio
EGYPT (Cairo a + Alexandria r) King Farouk I
ETHIOPIA-IN-EXILE (Um Iddla) Emperor Ras Tafari Haile Selassie I
SPAIN (Madrid) Caudillo Francisco Franco
FINLAND (Helsinki a + Kultaranta r) President Risto Ryti
FRENCH STATE (Vichy q + (Paris) c) Marshal Philippe Petain
GREECE (Athens a) King George II
GUATEMALA (Guatemala City) President Jorge Ubico
HONDURAS (Tegucigalpa a + Comayaguela c) President Tiburcio Carias Andino
HAITI (Port Au Prince) President Stenio Vincent
HUNGARY (Budapest) Regent Miklos Horthy de Nagybanya
EIRE (Dublin) President Douglas Hyde
INDIA (New Delhi a + Simla s) Viceroy Victor Hope
IRAQ (Baghdad) King Faysal II
IRAN (Tehran) Reza Shah Pahlavi the Great
ICELAND (Reykjavik) Regent Hermann Jonasson
ITALY (Rome a + Addis Ababa u) King Victor Emmanuel III
JAPAN (Tokyo) Emperor Hirohito
LEBANON (Beirut) Pierre-Georges Arlabosse
LIBERIA (Monrovia) President Edwin Barclay
LUXEMBURG-IN-EXILE (Montreal x) Grand Duchess Charlotte
MOROCCO (Rabat) Sultan Muhammad V
MEXICO (Mexico City) President Manuel Avila Camacho
NICARAGUA (Managua) President Anastasio Somoza Garcia
NETHERLANDS-IN-EXILE (London x + Ottawa rx) Queen Wilhelmina
NORWAY-IN-EXILE (London x) King Haakon VII
NEW ZEALAND (Wellington) King George VI
PANAMA (Panama City) President Arnulfo Arias Madrid
PERU (Lima) President Manuel Prado Ugarteche
PHILIPPINES (Manila a + Baguio City s) President Manuel Quezon
POLAND-IN-EXILE (London x + Polish Resistance z) President Wladyslaw Raczkiewicz
PORTUGAL (Lisbon) President Oscar Carmona
PARAGUAY (Assumption) President Higinio Morinigo
RUMANIA (Bucharest) King Michael I
SAUDI ARABIA (Riyadh) King Abdul Aziz bin Saud
SWEDEN (Stockholm) King Gustav V
SLOVAKIA (Pressburg) President Jozef Tiso
SAN MARINO (San Marino) Captains-Regent
SOVIET UNION (Moscow) Joseph Stalin
EL SALVADOR (San Salvador) President Maximiliano Hernandez Martinez
SYRIA (Damascus) Khalid al-Azm
TANGIER (Tangier)
THAILAND (Bangkok) King Rama VIII Ananda Mahidol
TUNISIA (Tunis) Ahmad II bin Ali Bey
TURKEY (Ankara) President Ismet Inonu
CHINA (Chungking t) Lin Sen
UNITED KINGDOM (London a + Westminster lr) King George VI
AMERICA (Washington-District of Columbia) President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
URUGUAY (Montevideo) President Alfredo Baldomir
HOLY SEE (Vatican City) Pope Pius XII
VENEZUELA (Caracas) President Eleazar Lopez Contreras
ALBANIA-IN-EXILE (Parmoor) King Zog I Skanderbeg III
YEMEN (Sana) Imam and King Yahya bin Muhammad Hamiduddin
YUGOSLAVIA ((Belgrade)) King Peter II Karageorgevich
SOUTH AFRICA (Pretoria ae + Cape Town l) King George VI
ZANZIBAR (Zanzibar Stone Town) Sultan Sidi Khalifa II bin Kharub



* 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.
   * 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.

 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 Ethnia.org 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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