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UNITED NATIONS Organization continuing the League of Nations

Flag or logo since 1945-04-01
United Nations Organization : UNO (en) + Organisation des Nations-Unies : ONU (fr) + Organización de las Naciones Unidas : ONU (es) + Organizatsiya Obedinnenyh Naziy : OON - Организация Объединённых Наций : OOH (ru) + Lien Ho-Kuo Tsu-Chih: LHK - 聯合國 組織 (zh) Organisation
Emblem or Symbol

SG Sir Gladwyn Jebb (uk)
(since 1945-10-24)
Population:
Area:
Capital:London(London)
Official languages:()
Official religions:()

Organization:


UNITED NATIONS UNITED NATIONS Organization continuing the League of Nations  (London)

8 Organs or similar:

BRETTON WOODS BRETTON WOODS Conference  (Washington-District of Columbia)Local: BRETTON WOODS Conference (en)  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ECOSOC United Nations Economic and Social Council : ECOSOC  (New York City + Geneva)Local: United Nations Economic and Social Council : ECOSOC (en) + Conseil Économique et Social des Nations-Unies : CÉSNU (fr) + Consejo Económico y Social de las Naciones Unidas : CESNU (es) + Ekonomicheskiy i Sotsial''nyy Sovet Organizatsii Ob''yedinonnykh Natsiy : ESSOON - Экономический и Социальный Совет Организации Объединённых Наций : ЭССООН (ru) + Lien-Ho-Kuo Ching-Chi chi She-Huei Li-Shih Huei : 聯合國經濟及社會理​​事會 (zh)  (New York City + Genève)
ICUN International Committee of United Nations : ICUN  (New York City)Local: International Committee of United Nations : ICUN (en) + Comité international des Nations Unies : CINU (fr) + Comité Internacional de las Naciones Unidas : CINU (es)  (New York City)
INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY Washington Conversations on INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY Organization  (Washington-District of Columbia)Local: INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY Organization (en) + Organización de la PAZ Y LA SEGURIDAD INTERNACIONAL (es) + Organisation de la PAIX ET DE LA SÉCURITÉ INTERNATIONALE (fr) + Organizatsiya po MEZHDUNARODNOMU MIRU I BEZOPASNOSTI : Организация по МЕЖДУНАРОДНОМУ МИРУ И БЕЗОПАСНОСТИ (ru) + KUO-CHI HO-P''ING AN-CH''ÜAN Tsu-Chih : 國際和平與安全組織 (zh)  (Washington-District of Columbia)
PNO PALACE OF NATIONS Office  (Geneva)Local: Office du PALAIS DES NATIONS (fr) + PALACE OF NATIONS Office (en)  (Genève)
UNS United Nations Secretariat : UNS  (New York City)Local: United Nations Secretariat : UNS (en) + Secrétariat général des Nations-Unies : SGNU (fr) + Secretaría General de Naciones Unidas : SGNU (es) + Sekretariat Organizatsii Ob''yedinonnykh Natsiy : SOON - Секретариат Организации Объединённых Наций : COOH (ru) + Lien-Ho-Kuo Mi-Shu Ch''u : 聯合國秘書處 (zh)  (New York City)
UNTT United Nations Trust Territories : UNTT  (London)Local: United Nations Trust Territories : UNTT (en) + Territoires sous Tutelle des Nations-Unies : TTNU (fr)  (London)
WORLD BANK Bretton Woods System : WORLD BANK Group  (Bretton Woods)Local: Bretton Woods System : WORLD BANK Group (en)  (Bretton Woods)



2 Assisted Entities

PALESTINE League of Nations British Mandate for PALESTINE  (Jerusalem) King George VI
TRANSJORDAN Protectorate of the British Mandate of TRANSJORDAN Emirate  (Amman) Emir Abdallah I



11 Territories:

CTO Communications and Transit Organisation : CTO  (Geneva)Local: Communications and Transit Organisation : CTO (en) + Organisation pour la Communication et le Transit : OCT (fr) + Organización para la Comunicación y de Tránsito : OCT (es)  (Genève)
EFO Economic and Financial Organization of the League of Nations : EFO  (Brusells)Local: Economic and Financial Organization of the League of Nations : EFO (en) + Organisation Financière et Économique de la Société des Nations : OFÉ (fr) + Organización Económica y Financiera de la Sociedad de Naciones : OEF (es)  (Bruxelles)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Quebec City)Local: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO (en) + Organisation des Nations-Unies pour l''Alimentation et l''Agriculture : ONUAA (fr) + Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura : FAO (es) + Prodovolstvennaya i Selskohozyaystvennaya Organizatsiya Obedinennyh Natsy : FAO - Продовольственная и сельскохозяйственная организация Объединенных Наций : ФАО (ru) + Lian-Ho-Kuo Liang-Shih-chi Nung-Yeh Tsu-Chih : 聯合國糧食及農業組織 (zh)  (Quebec City)
ICJ International Court of Justice : WORLD COURT  (The Hague)Local: International Court of Justice : ICJ (en) + Cour Internationale de Justice : CIJ (fr)  (''s-Gravenhage)
IHB International Hydrographic Bureau : IHB Specialized Agency  (Monaco)Local: Bureau Hydrographique International : Agence spécialisée du BHI (fr) + International Hydrographic Bureau : IHB Specialized Agency (en)  (Monaco)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)Local: International Labour Organization : ILO (en) + Organisation Internationale du Travail : OIT (fr) + Organización Internacional del Trabajo : OIT (es)  (Montréal)
LNHO League of Nations Health Organization : LNHO  (Geneva)Local: League of Nations Health Organization : LNHO (en) + Organisation d''Hygiène de la Société des Nations : OHSN (fr) + Organización de Higiene de la Sociedad de las Naciones : OHSN (es)  (Genève)
OIC Organization of Intellectual Cooperation : OIC  (Geneva)Local: Organization of Intellectual Cooperation : OIC (en) + Organisation de Coopération Intellectuelle : OCI (fr) + Organización de Cooperación Intelectual: OIC (es)  (Genève)
PCNB Permanent Central Narcotics Board : PCNB  (Geneva)Local: Permanent Central Narcotics Board : PCNB (en) + Organe Central Permanent des Stupéfiants : OCPS (fr) + Junta Central Permanente del Estupefacientes : JCPE (es)  (Genève)
PICAO Provisional International Civil Aviation Organization : PICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)Local: Provisional International Civil Aviation Organization : PICAO Specialized Agency (en) + Organisation de l''Aviation Civile Internationale Provisoire : Agence spécialisée de l''OACIP (fr)  (Montréal)
UNRRA United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration : UNRRA  (Washington-District of Columbia)Local: United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration : UNRRA (en)  (Washington-District of Columbia)

10 Condominiums:

BRITISH CAMEROONS League of Nations Mandate of BRITISH CAMEROONS administered from Nigeria  (Buea)Local: League of Nations Mandate of BRITISH CAMEROONS (en)  (Buea)
BRITISH TOGOLAND League of Nations Mandate of BRITISH TOGOLAND administered from Gold Coast  (Ho)Local: League of Nations Mandate of BRITISH TOGOLAND (en)  (Ho)
FRENCH CAMEROON League of Nations Mandate of the Autonomous Territory of FRENCH CAMEROON  (Duala)Local: Territoire autonome du CAMEROUN (fr)  (Douala)
FRENCH LEVANT Mandate for Syria and Lebanon : FRENCH LEVANT  ((Beirut))Local: Mandat pour la Syrie et le Liban : LEVANT FRANÇAIS (fr) + Residency for Lebanon and Syria : FRENCH LEVANT (en)  ((Beyrouth))
FRENCH TOGO FRENCH TOGO Territory  (Lome)Local: Territoire du TOGO FRANÇAIS (fr)  (Lomé)
PRATAS ISLANDS Territory of PRATAS ISLANDS [part of Kwangtung Province and mandated by the United Nations]  (Tungsha)Local: Territory of PRATAS ISLANDS (en) + TUNG-SHA Ch''iun-Tao : 東沙群島 (zh)  (Tung-Sha)
RUANDA-URUNDI League of Nations Mandate of RUANDA-URUNDI Province of Belgian Congo  (Usumbura)Local: Mandat de la Société des Nations du RUANDA-URUNDI (fr) + Belgisch Mandaatgebied van ROEANDA-OEROENDI (nl)  (Usumbura)
SOUTH WEST AFRICA South African administered League of Nations Mandate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA  (Windhoek)Local: Mandaat van SUIDWES-AFRIKA (af) + Mandate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA (en) + Mandaatgebied van ZUIDWEST-AFRIKA (nl) + Mandatsgebiet SÜDWESTAFRIKA (de)  (Windhoek)
TANGANYIKA League of Nations Mandate of TANGANYIKA Territory  (Daressalam)Local: TANGANYIKA Territory (en)  (Daressalam)
WESTERN SAMOA New Zealand administered League of Nations Mandate on WESTERN SAMOA  (Apia)Local: League of Nations Mandate on WESTERN SAMOA (en) + Teritori o SAMOA I SISIFO (sm)  (Apia)


29 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. ] :

ARGENTINE (Buenos Aires) President Edelmiro Julian Farrell
BRAZIL (Rio of Janeiro) President Getulio Vargas
BYELORUSSIA (Minsk) Panteleimon Ponomarenko
CHILE (Santiago of Chile + Valparaiso) President Juan Antonio Rios
CZECHOSLOVAKIA (Prague) President Edvard Benes
CUBA (Havana) President Ramon Grau San Martin
DOMINICAN (Ciudad Trujillo) President Generalissimo Rafael Leonidas Trujillo
DENMARK (Copenhagen) King Christian X
EGYPT (Cairo) King Farouk I
FRANCE (Paris) General Charles de Gaulle
HAITI (Port Au Prince) President Elie Lescot
IRAN (Tehran) Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi
LEBANON (Beirut) President Bechara El-Khoury
LUXEMBOURG (Luxembourg) Grand Duchess Charlotte
NICARAGUA (Managua) President Anastasio Somoza Garcia
NEW ZEALAND (Wellington) King George VI
PHILIPPINES (Manila + Baguio City) President Sergio Osmena
POLAND (Warsaw) Wladyslaw Gomulka
PARAGUAY (Assumption) President Higinio Morinigo
SAUDI ARABIA (Riyadh) King Abdul Aziz bin Saud
SOVIET UNION (Moscow) Joseph Stalin
EL SALVADOR (San Salvador) President Salvador Castaneda Castro
SYRIA (Damascus) President Shukri al-Kuwatli
TURKEY (Ankara) President Ismet Inonu
CHINA (Chungking) Chiang Kai-Shek
UKRAINE (Kiev) Nikita Khrushchev
UNITED KINGDOM (London + Westminster) King George VI
AMERICA (Washington-District of Columbia) President Harry Truman
YUGOSLAVIA (Belgrade) Marshal Josip Broz Tito



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Notes:


   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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