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2019-OCT-10

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Bank for International Settlements : BIS (en) + Bank für Internationalen Zahlungsausgleich : BIZ (de) + Banque des Règlements Internationaux : BRI (fr)
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Agustin Carstens (mx)
(since 2017-12-01)
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Capital:Basle(Basel)
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61 Members (excluding the associate or suspended members but including the countries represented on their behalf)   [The rulers are not necessarily the representatives in the organization. ] :

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (Abu Dhabi) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
ALBANIA (Tirana) President Ilir Meta
ARGENTINE (Buenos Aires) President Mauricio Macri
AUSTRIA (Vienna) President Alexander Van der Bellen
AUSTRALIA (Canberra) Queen Elizabeth II
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (Sarajevo) President Zeljko Komshich
BELGIUM (Brussels) King Philippe
BULGARIA (Sofia) President Rumen Radev
BRAZIL (Brasilia) President Jair Bolsonaro
CANADA (Ottawa) Queen Elizabeth II
SWITZERLAND (Berne + Lausanne) President Ueli Maurer
CHILE (Santiago of Chile + Valparaiso) President Sebastian Pinera
CHINA (Beijing) Xi Jinping
COLOMBIA (Bogota) President Ivan Duque Marquez
CZECHIA (Prague + Brno) President Milos Zeman
GERMANY (Berlin + Bonn + Karlsruhe) Bundespresident Frank-Walter Steinmeier
DENMARK (Copenhagen) Queen Margaret II
ALGERIA (Algiers) Abdelkader Bensalah
ESTONIA (Tallinn + Tartu) President Kersti Kaljulaid
SPAIN (Madrid) King Philip VI
EUROPEAN UNION (Brussels + Luxembourg + Strasbourg) President Donald Tusk
FINLAND (Helsinki + Kultaranta) President Sauli Niinisto
FRANCE (Paris) President Emmanuel Macron
GREECE (Athens) President Prokopis Pavlopoulos
HONG KONG (Victoria City) Xi Jinping
CROATIA (Zagreb) President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovich
HUNGARY (Budapest) President Janos Ader
INDONESIA (Jakarta) President Joko Widodo
IRELAND (Dublin) President Michael Daniel Higgins
ISRAEL (Jerusalem + Tel Aviv-Jaffa) President Reuven Rivlin
INDIA (New Delhi) President Ram Nath Kovind
ICELAND (Reykjavik) President Gudhni Thorlacius Johannesson
ITALY (Rome) President Sergio Mattarella
JAPAN (Tokyo) Emperor Naruhito
SOUTH KOREA (Seoul + Sejong) President Moon Jae-In
LITHUANIA (Vilnius) President Gitanas Nauseda
LUXEMBOURG (Luxembourg) Grand Duke Henri
LATVIA (Riga) President Egils Levits
NORTH MACEDONIA (Skopje) President Stevo Pendarovski
MEXICO (Mexico City) President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
MALAYSIA (Kuala Lumpur + Putrajaya) Sultan Abdullah Shah
NETHERLANDS (Amsterdam + The Hague) King Willem-Alexander
NORWAY (Oslo) King Harald V
NEW ZEALAND (Wellington) Queen Elizabeth II
PERU (Lima + Cusco) President Martin Vizcarra
PHILIPPINES (Manila + Quezon City + Pasay City) President Rodrigo Duterte
POLAND (Warsaw) President Andrzej Duda
PORTUGAL (Lisbon) President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
ROMANIA (Bucharest) President Klaus Iohannis
SERBIA (Belgrade) President Alexandar Vuchich
RUSSIA (Moscow + Saint Petersburg) President Vladimir Putin
SAUDI ARABIA (Riyadh) King Salman
SWEDEN (Stockholm) King Charles XVI Gustav
SINGAPORE (Singapore) President Halimah Yacob
SLOVENIA (Ljubljana) President Borut Pahor
SLOVAKIA (Bratislava) President Zuzana Caputova
THAILAND (Bangkok) King Rama X Vajiralongkorn
TURKEY (Ankara) President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
UNITED KINGDOM (London + Westminster) Queen Elizabeth II
AMERICA (Washington-District of Columbia) President Donald Trump
SOUTH AFRICA (Pretoria + Cape Town + Bloemfontein + Johannesburg) President Cyril Ramaphosa



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   w.ethnia.org aims to find the countries, territories, governments, administrative divisions and main international organisations that have existed during the 20th century.
   Current depth of investigation: . [red: country considered completed, rose: 1 level yet to complete, white: 2 levels yet to complete]
   For an idea on how was built the site, see the following documentary link of wikipedia [fr] : Modèle:Infobox


 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).
   * 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, by 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.
   * Les langues du monde, by Meillet & Cohen, ed. Revue des Études Anciennes (FR). For languages of the world.
   * 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.
   * 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.

   * and others that are added according to the consulted entity.

 Codes of drawings' authors

Abbott Stephen, SAB (US). Baert Roger, RBA (BE). Berry Bruce, BBE (ZA). Bezh Sergiy, SBE (UA). Darras Philippe-Pierre, PPD (FR). De Vries Hubert, HDV (NL). Dignan James, JDI (NZ). Dixon Jonathan, JDX (AU). Dubois Gaël, GDU (FR). Fischer Jan-Patrick, JPF (DE). Flicher André, AFL (FR). Gross Pascal, PGR (FR). Harden Zachary, ZHA (US). Hardy Alan, AHA (US). Heimer Zeljlko, ZHE (HR). Horváth Zoltán, ZHO (HU). Jovanovic Milan, MJO (RS). Kariyasu Nozomi, NKA (JP). Kelly Ralph, RKE (AU). Kretowicz Chrystian, CKR (PL). Lê Thanh-Tâm, TTL (FR). Loeser Pete, PLO (US). Maddish Christopher, CMA (US). Martins-Tuválkin António, AMT (PT). Ollé Casals Jaume, JOC (ES). Paddeu Paolo, PPA (IT). Patke Jens, JPA (AT). Poposki Vanja, VPO (MK). Saber Jason, JSA (UK). Sache Ivan, ISA (FR). Šipek Tomislav, TSI (HR). Thomas Dean, DTH (NZ). Tibbetts Philip, PTI (UK). Touzeau Olivier, OTO (FR). Vagnat Pascal, PVA (FR). Van den Muijzenberg Peter Hans, PHM (NL). Znamierowski Alfred, AZN (PL). Others I may have forgotten. And myself, JMM (FR).





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