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PORTUGUESE WEST AFRICA (New Lisbon)  Governorate-General of the PORTUGUESE WEST AFRICA Colony [Angola Colony] :
PAN-AFRICA (New York City) Exile Negro Peoples of the World : PAN AFRICA : Jomo Kenyatta
PORTUGUESE EAST AFRICA (Lourenzo Marques)  Governorate-General of the PORTUGUESE EAST AFRICA Colony [Portuguese Mozambique Colony] :
SOUTH WEST AFRICA (Windhoek)  Mandate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA [League of Nations Mandate under South African administration] :
FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA-CAMEROON (Brazzaville)  FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA-CAMEROON Block :
ITALIAN EAST AFRICA (Addis Ababa) De facto Semi-Independent Viceroyalty of Italian Eastern Africa : Federation of ITALIAN EAST AFRICA [Viceroyalty of Ethiopia] : King Victor Emmanuel III
FRENCH AFRICA TERRITORIES (Goree + Dakar)  High Commission for FRENCH AFRICA TERRITORIES :
SOUTH AFRICA (Pretoria ae + Cape Town lSDN Member South African Union : UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA : King George VI

Other Entities with similar names

UNITED KINGDOM  SOUTH AFRICA 
  
(London a + Westminster lr) - (Pretoria ae + Cape Town l) -

South African Union : UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA

Flag or logo since 1928-05-31*
Unie van SUID-AFRIKA (af) + Union of SOUTH AFRICA (en) SDN Member
Emblem or Symbol*

King George VI
(ruler of UNITED KINGDOM since 1936-12-11)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places*: Pretoria ae + Cape Town l
(Pretoria + Kaapstad)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
e executive capital
l legislative or parliamentary capital, seat of government
Official & national languages: Afrikaans (af) . English (en) .

Mainland:


SOUTH AFRICA Union of SOUTH AFRICA  (Pretoria + Cape Town)

4 Federated Divisions:

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Province  (Cape Town)Local: CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Province (en) + KAAPprovinsie (af)  (Kaapstad)
NATAL NATAL Province  (Pietermaritzburg)Local: Province of NATAL (en) + Provinsie NATAL (af)  (Pietermaritzburg)
ORANGE FREE STATE ORANGE FREE STATE Province  (Bloemfontein)Local: ORANJE-VRYSTAAT Provinsie (af) + ORANGE FREE STATE Province (en)  (Bloemfontein)
TRANSVAAL TRANSVAAL Province  (Pretoria)Local: TRANSVAAL Province (en) + Provinsie TRANSVAAL (af)  (Pretoria)




1 Territory:

CAPRIVI STRIP Native Reserve of CAPRIVI STRIP  (Katima Mulilo)Local: CAPRIVIZIPFEL Inheemse Reservaat (af) + Native Reserve of CAPRIVI STRIP (en)  (Katima Mulilo)

1 Condominium:

SOUTH WEST AFRICA Mandate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA [League of Nations Mandate under South African administration]  (Windhoek)Local: Mandaat van SUIDWES-AFRIKA (af) + Mandate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA (en) + Mandaatgebied van ZUIDWEST-AFRIKA (nl) + Mandatsgebiet SÜDWESTAFRIKA (de)  (Windhoek)



21 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


AFRICAN NATURE Convention Relative to the Preservation of Fauna and Flora in their Natural State : LONDON CONVENTION  (London)
AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
ALLIED POWERS Anti-German Coalition : Military Defence Pact of THE ALLIED POWERS  (London)
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH COMMONWEALTH of Nations  (Westminster)
EFO Economic and Financial Organization of the League of Nations : EFO  (Brusells)
GENOA AGREEMENT GENOA Economic Agreement on the Global Monetary Order  (Genoa)
ICAN International Commission for Air Navigation : ICAN  (Paris)
IGCR High Commission for Refugees : Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees : IGCR  (Berne)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
LEAGUE OF NATIONS League of Nations Covenant : LON  (Geneva)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
LNHO League of Nations Health Organization : LNHO  (Geneva)
OCT Organization for Communication and Transit : OCT  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
PCIJ Permanent Court of International Justice : PCIJ  (The Hague)
PUBLIC HEALTH International Office of Public Health : IOPH  (Paris)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
TELECOMMUNICATION International Telecommunication Union : ITU  (Berne)
UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION Universal Postal Union : UPU  (Berne)
WHALING International Agreement for the Regulation of Whaling : IARW  (London)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)



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


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

MARION ISLAND British Territory of MARION ISLAND  (Marion)
PRINCE EDWARD AND MARION ISLANDS PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDS Group  (Marion)
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND British Territory of PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND  (-)
SIMONSTOWN British Naval Base of SIMON´S TOWN  (Simon´s Town)
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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.
   * 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.

 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 Ethnia.org 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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