Zones: Timeline

NGUYEN (Cannes) Exile NGUYEN Dynasty-in-Exile : Emperor Bao Dai
NORTH VIETNAM (Hanoi) Rebellion Democratic Republic of VIETNAM : Ho Chi Minh
VIETCONG ((Tay Ninh)) Rebellion National Front for the Liberation of SOUTH VIETNAM : (Nguyen Huu Tho)
SOUTH VIETNAM (Saigon) UNO Observer Republic of VIETNAM : President Ngo Dinh Diem

Other Entities with similar names

(Washington-District of Columbia) - (Saigon) -

Republic of VIETNAM

Flag or logo since 1948-06-02*
VIệT NAM Cộng Hòa (vi) UNO Observer
Emblem or Symbol*

President Dwight David Eisenhower
(ruler of AMERICA since 1953-01-20)

President Ngo Dinh Diem
(ruler of SOUTH VIETNAM since 1955-04-30)
Capitals & administrative places*: Saigon
(Sài Gòn)
Official & national languages: Vietnamese (vi) .


SOUTH VIETNAM Republic of VIETNAM  (Saigon)

6 Regionalized Divisions:

CAM RANH Autonomous Municipality of CAM RANH  (Cam Ranh)Local: Thành Phố CAM RANH (vi)  (Cam Ranh)
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS Region of CENTRAL HIGHLANDS of South Vietnam  (Buon Me Thuat)Local: Khu CAO NGUYÊN TRUNG PHầN (vi)  (Ban Mê Thuật)
LOWER MEKONG Region of LOWER MEKONG  (Can Tho)Local: Khu SÔNG CửU LONG (vi)  (Cần Thơ)
NORTH ANNAM Region of NORTH ANNAM  (Hue)Local: Khu BắC AN NAM (vi)  (Huế)
SOUTH ANNAM Region of SOUTH ANNAM  (Nha Trang)Local: Khu NAM TRUNG Bộ (vi)  (Nha Trang)
SOUTHEAST SOUTHEAST Region  (Saigon)Local: Khu NAM VIệT (vi)  (Sài Gòn)

2 Territories:

MOI Front of THE LITTLE PEOPLES  (Kontum)Local: Front des PETITS PEUPLES (fr)  (Kon Tum)
SOUTH KHMER Khmer Mountain Tribes : KHMER KROM  (Seven Mountains)Local: KHO-ME CRÔM Bộ lạc (vi) + Khmer KAMPOUCHEA-KRAOM : ខ្មែរកម្ពុជាក្រោម (km)  (An Giang)

2 Condominiums:

CAPE SAINT JACQUES French Air Force and Navy Training Missions in CAPE SAINT JACQUES  (Cape Saint Jacques)Local: Missions d´entraînement navales et aériennes françaises au CAP SAINT-JACQUES (fr) + Thành phố VŨNG TÀU (vi)  (Vũng Tàu)
VIETNAMESE DEMILITARIZED ZONE Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone : SEVENTEENTH PARALLEL  (Bo Ho Su)Local: Khu phi QUÂN Sự VIệT NAM (vi) + Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone : V-DMZ (en)  (Bô-hô-su)

14 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

ASIA-AFRICA Non-Aligned AFRO-ASIAN Countries  (Bandung)
COLOMBO PLAN COLOMBO PLAN for Co-operative Economic Development in South and South-East Asia  (Colombo)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)

* 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 Democratic Republic of VIETNAM  (Hanoi)
VIETCONG National Front for the Liberation of SOUTH VIETNAM  ((Tay Ninh))

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

CAPE SAINT JACQUES French Air Force and Navy Training Missions in CAPE SAINT JACQUES  (Cape Saint Jacques)
HAIPHONG HAIPHONG Autonomous Municipality  (Haiphong)
HANOI CAPITAL Autonomous Zone of the CAPITAL HANOI  (Hanoi)
HONG GUANG HONG GUANG Special Zone  (Hong Gai)
SOUTHERN VIETNAM Administrative Council of the Resistance in SOUTH VIETNAM  ((Tay Ninh))
TAI-MEO TAI-MEO Autonomous Region  (Dien Bien Phu)
TAIPING ISLAND TAIPING Island [administered by the Republic of China Marine Corps]  (Taiping)
VINH LINH VINH LINH Special Zone  (Ho Xa)
Notes: 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

 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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