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NORTH YEMEN (Sanaa)  Rebellion Zayd Houthi Controlled Revolutionary Committee of the Republic of YEMEN : President Mohammad Ali al-Houthi
ISLAMIC YEMEN ((Sanaa))  Rebellion Islamic State in Yemen : ISY : Abu Bilal al-Harbi
SOUTH YEMEN ((Aden))  Rebellion Supreme Council of the Revolutionary and Peaceful SOUTHERN Movement : Hassan Baoum
YEMEN (Aden + Riyadh)  UNO MemberRebellionExile Governement in Exile of the Republic of YEMEN : President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi
ARABIAN PENINSULA (Tarim)  Rebellion Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula : AQAP : Emir Qasim Al-Raymi

Other Entities with similar names

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Zayd Houthi Controlled Revolutionary Committee of the Republic of YEMEN

Flag or logo since 1994-01-01
Al-Jumhuriyyah al-YAMANIYYAH : الجُمهورية اليَمَنية (ar) Rebellion
Emblem or Symbol

Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Mohammed Ali Khamenei
(ruler of IRAN since 1989-06-04)

President Mohammad Ali al-Houthi
(ruler of NORTH YEMEN since 2015-02-06)
Capital:Sanaa - (Sana''a)
Official languages: Arabic (ar) .


NORTH YEMEN Revolutionary Committee of the Republic of YEMEN  (Sanaa)

15 Mainland Divisions:

AMRAN AMRAN Governorate  (Amran)Local: Muhafazah ''AMRAN : محافظة عمران (ar)  (''Amrān)
BAYDA BAYDA Governorate  (Bayda)Local: Muhafazah AL-BAYDA'' : محافظة البيضاء (ar)  (Al-Bayda'')
BEIHAN BEIHAN Territory  (Beihan Al-Qasab)Local: Mintaqat BAYHAN : منطقة بيحان (ar)  (Bayhan Al-Qisab)
CAPITAL AREA CAPITAL AREA Division  (Sanaa)Local: AMANAT AL-ASIMAH : أمانة العاصمة (ar)  (Sana''a)
DHAMAR DHAMAR Governorate  (Dhamar)Local: Muhafazah DHAMAR : محافظة ذمار (ar)  (Dhamar)
HAJJAH HAJJAH Governorate  (Hajjah)Local: Muhafazah HAJJAH : محافظة حجة (ar)  (Hajjah)
HODEIDA HODEIDA Governorate  (Hodeidah)Local: Muhafazah AL-HUDAYDAH : محافظة الحديدة (ar)  (Al-Hudaydah)
IBB IBB Governorate  (Ibb)Local: Muhafazah IBB : محافظة إب (ar)  (Ibb)
JAWF JAWF Governorate  (Al Hazm Al Jawf)Local: Muhafazah AL-JAWF : محافظة الجوف (ar)  (Al-Hazm Al-Jawf)
MAHWIT MAHWIT Governorate  (Al Mahwit)Local: Muhafazah AL-MAHWIT : محافظة المحويت (ar)  (Al-Mahwait)
RAYMAH RAYMAH Governorate  (Al Jabin)Local: Muhafazah RAYMAH : محافظة ريمة (ar)  (Al-Jabin)
SADAH SADAH Governorate  (Sadah)Local: Muhafazah SA''DAH : محافظة صعدة (ar)  (Sa''dah)
SANAA SANAA Governorate  ((Sanaa))Local: Muhafazah SANA''A : محافظة صنعاء (ar)  ((Sana''a))
TAIZ TAIZ Governorate  (Taiz)Local: Muhafazah TA''IZZ : محافظة تعز (ar)  (Ta''izz)
WESTERN MAREB Western Territory of MAREB Governorate  (Harib Al Qaramish)Local: Mintaqah MA''RIB AL-GHARB  (Harib Al Qaramish)

1 Territory:

PERIM ISLAND Hadramauti Dependency of PERIM ISLAND  (Perim)Local: Jezira BARĪM : Jezira Mayyun - جزيرة ميون : بريم‎ (ar)  (Mayyun)

1 Condominium:

HAMZA LINE ZONE Houthi Disputed Zone on SAUDI-YEMENI FRONTIER  (Hamza)Local: Mintaqat Manzueat as-Silah HAMZAT LAYN : منطقة منزوعة السلاح حمزة لاين (ar)  (Hamza)

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ARABIAN PENINSULA Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula : AQAP  (Tarim)
SOUTH YEMEN Supreme Council of the Revolutionary and Peaceful SOUTHERN Movement  ((Aden))
YEMEN Governement in Exile of the Republic of YEMEN  (Aden + Riyadh)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

ADEN-ABYAN Islamic Province of ADEN AND ABYAN  ((Aden))
AWAMIR AWAMIR Tribe of Qof Directorate  (Qof Al Awamir)
GHAIL GHAIL Directorates  (Ghail Ba Wazir + Ghail Bin Yamin)
HADRAMAUT HADRAMAUT Tribes Confederacy  (Mukalla)
HAMUMI HAMUMI Tribes in Sah Directorate  (Sah)
HAYCOCK ISLANDS Southwestern Hanish Islets : HAYCOCK ISLANDS  (Haycock)
ISLAMIC LAHEJ Islamic Province of LAHEJ  ((Lahej))
ISLAMIC SANAA Islamic Province of SANAA  ((Sanaa))
ISLAMIC SHABWA Islamic Province of SHABWA  ((Shabwa))
ISLAMIC YEMEN Islamic State in Yemen : ISY  ((Sanaa))
MUKALLA MUKALLA Directorates  (Mukalla)
SEIAR SEIAR Tribes Territory  (Hagr Saiar)
SHIHER SHIHR Directorates  (Shihr)


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   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). 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.

 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). Martucci Dave, DMA (US). 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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