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NORTH VIETNAM (Tan Trao) Rebellion Free State of the Democratic Republic of VIETNAM : Ho Chi Minh
INDOCHINA (Hanoi) De facto Semi-Independent INDOCHINESE Federation : President Vincent Auriol
SOUTH VIETNAM (Saigon) De facto Semi-Independent French Associated State of VIETNAM : Bao Dai

Other Entities with similar names

(Paris) - (Hanoi) - (Saigon) -

French Associated State of VIETNAM

Flag or logo since 1948-06-02*
État du VIÊTNAM (fr) + Quốc gia VIệT NAM (vi) De facto Semi-Independent
Emblem or Symbol*

President Vincent Auriol
(ruler of FRENCH UNION since 1947-01-16)

Bao Dai
(ruler of SOUTH VIETNAM since 1949-06-14)
Capitals & administrative places*: Saigon
Official & national languages: French (fr) . Vietnamese (vi) .



4 Divisions:

ANNAM AND TONKIN Union of ANNAM AND TONKIN  (Hue)Local: Union de l´ANNAM ET du TONKIN (fr) + Liên minh của AN NAM VÀ BắC Bộ (vi)  (Huê)
EAST COCHINCHINA Region of EAST COCHINCHINA  (Saigon)Local: Région de la COCHINCHINE DE L´EST (fr) + Khu ĐÔNG NAM Bộ (vi)  (Saïgon)
SOUTH ANNAM Region of SOUTH ANNAM  (Tourane)Local: Région du SUD-ANNAM (fr) + Khu NAM TRUNG Bộ (vi)  (Da Nang)
WEST COCHINCHINA Region of WEST COCHINCHINA  (Can Tho)Local: Région de la COCHINCHINE DE L´OUEST (fr) + Khu vực TÂY NAM Kỳ (vi)  (Can Tho)

3 Territories:

HONGAY HONGAY Special Zone  (Hongay)Local: Zone spéciale de HON GAI (fr) + Khu đặc biệt HÒN GAI (vi)  (Hòn Gai)
MOI Front of THE LITTLE PEOPLES  (Kontum)Local: Front des PETITS PEUPLES (fr)  (Kon Tum)

Dependent Protectorates:

NORTH INDOCHINESE Montagnard Country of North Indochinese : Autonomous Zone of NORTH  (Lai Chau)Local: Pays Montagnard du Nord-Indochinois : Zone autonome du NORD (fr) + Xứ Thượng Bắc Đông Dương : Khu Tự trị BắC (vi)  (Lai Châu)
PLEIKU PLEIKU Province [French Residency]  (Pleiku)Local: Résidence de PLEIKU (fr) + Tỉnh PLEIKU (vi)  (Pleiku)
SOUTH INDOCHINESE Autonomous Montagnard Country of South Indochinese : Federal Government for the Montagnard Populations of the South Indochinese : PMSI  (Buon Me Thuat + Pleiku)Local: Pays Montagnard du Sud-Indochinois : Gouvernement fédéral pour les Populations Montagnardes du Sud-Indochinois : PMSI (fr) + Tự trị Xứ THƯợNG NAM ĐÔNG DƯƠNG (vi)  (Ban Mê Thuật + Pleiku)

1 Organisation (or Grouping) of membership (selective)

FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)

* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

NORTH VIETNAM Free State of the Democratic Republic of VIETNAM  (Tan Trao)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

SOUTHERN VIETNAM Revolutionary Controlled Areas in SOUTH VIETNAM  (Long Xuyen)
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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.
   *, 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 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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