BRITISH COMMONWEALTH Realms : British Empire States of ADEN Protectorates : Federation of Arab Emirates of the South
(London + Westminster) (Aden + Bir Ahmad)

AQRABI Sheikhdom of Bir Ahmad

Flag or logo since 1959-02-11
AQRABI Sheikhdom of Bir Ahmad (en) + Al-Mashyakha AL-`AQRABIYYA : مشيخة عقربي (ar)
Emblem or Symbol

Queen Elizabeth II
(ruler of UNITED KINGDOM since 1952-02-06)
Capital:Bir Ahmad - (Bir Ahmad)
Official languages: Arabic (ar) . English (en) .

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

YEMEN Mutawakkilite Kingdom of YEMEN  (Taiz)

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

ADEN States of ADEN Protectorates : Federation of Arab Emirates of the South  (Aden + Bir Ahmad)
AHWAR LOWER AWLAKI Sultanate of Ahwar  (Ahwar)
ALAWI ALAWI Sheikhdom of Al Kasha  (Al Sawda Kasha)
AMIRI AMIRI Emirate of Dali  (Dhala)
AUDHALI AUDHALI Sultanate of Zara  (Zara)
AZZAN Wahidi Province of AZZAN  (Azzan)
BA KAZIM Sheikhdoms of BA KAZIM Vassal State of Lower Awlaki  (Majalah)
BALHAF Wahidi Sultanate of BALHAF  (Balhaf)
BARHUT Sultanate of BARHUT  (Barhut)
BEIHAN Hashemite Emirate of BEIHAN  (Suq Abdulla)
BRITISH ADEN Colony of ADEN  (Aden)
BUSI BUSI Sheikhdom  (Busi)
DATHINA State of DATHINA Confederation  (Mudia)
DATHINAH DATHINA Sheikhdom  (Mudia)
DHALIA Emirate of DHALA  (Dhala)
DUAN DUAN Province  (Kaydun)
DUBI Sheikhdom of DUBI  (Dhubi)
EASTERN ADEN States of EASTERN ADEN Protectorates  (Mukalla)
FADHLI FADHLI Sultanate of Zinjibar  (Shukra)
GHAIL State of GHAIL  (Ghail Ba Wazir)
HADHRAMI HADHRAMI Sheikhdom  (Al-Shibr)
HAJR HAJR Province  (Sirrayn)
HAURA Dhiebi Sheikhdom of HAURA  (Haura)
HAUSHEBI HAWSHABI Sultanate of Musaymir  (Musaymir)
IRMA IRMA Sheikhdom  (Iyad)
IRQA Dhiebi Sheikhdom of IRQA  (Irqa)
JAYSHAN JAYSHAN Territory  (Jayshan)
KALAD KALAD Sheikhdom  (Kalad)
KAMARAN ISLAND Non-Incorporated British Crown Commission of KAMARAN ISLAND Protectorate  (Kamaran)
KATHIRI KATHIRI Sultanate of Seiyun in Hadhramaut  (Seiyun)
KHULAQI KHULAQI Sheikhdom  (Khulaqi)
LAHEJ Abdali Sultanate of LAHEJ  (Houta-Lahej The Green)
LOWER AWLAKI LOWER AWLAKI Sultanate of Ahwar  (Ahwar)
LOWER YAFA Banu Afif Sultanate of LOWER YAFA  (Jaar)
LOWER YAFAI Sultanate of LOWER YAFA  (Al Qara)
MAHRA Banu Afrar State of Mahra : Sultanate of QISHN  (Qishn)
MAUSATA State of MAUSATA Sheikhdom  (Qudmah)
MUFLAHI MUFLAHI Sheikhdom  (Muflahi)
MUKALLA MUKALLA Province  (Mukalla)
NISSIYIN Yaslami Sheikhdom of NISSIYIN Tribal Territory  (Wasit)
PERIM ISLAND British Dependency of PERIM ISLAND  (Perim)
QISHN AND SOCOTRA Mahri Sultanate of QISHN AND SOCOTRA  (Qishn + Tamrida)
QUAITI QUAITI Sultanate of Shihr and Mukalla : Quaiti State in Hadhramaut  (Mukalla + Shihr)
RADFAN Qutaibi Sheikhdom of RADFAN  (Al Naqil)
SADI SADI Sheikhdom  (Sadi)
SHABWA Sultanate of SHABWA  (Shabwa)
SHAIB Saqladi Sheikhdom of SHAIB  (Shaib)
SHIHR SHIHR Province  (Shihr)
SHIHR AND MUKALLA Quaiti Sultanate of SHIHR AND MUKALLA  (Mukalla + Shihr)
SUBAYHIA SUBAYHIA Territory  (Subeihi)
THI NAKHEB THI NAKHEB Sheikhdom  (Nakheb)
UPPER AWLAKI OF MAAN UPPER AWLAKI Sheikhdom of Maan  (Yashbum + Said)
UPPER YAFA State of UPPER YAFA : Enclave of the Sultanate of Upper Yafa  (Mahjaba)
WAHIDI BALHAF AND AZZAN Wahidi Sultanate of BALHAF AND AZZAN  (Balhaf + Azzan)
WAHIDI-HABAN Wahidi Sultanate of HABAN  (Habban)
WAHIDI-HABBAN British Protectorate of the Wahidi Sultanate of HABBAN  (Habban)
WAILA AND YAM Territory of WAILA AND YAM  (Marwan)
WESTERN WESTERN Province  (Dhuliaah)
WESTERN ADEN States of THE WESTERN ADEN Protectorates  (Bir Ahmad)
YAHER YAHER Sheikhdom  (Jaar)
YAZIDI YAZIDI Sheikhdom  (Yazidi)
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   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.
   *, 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 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.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.


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