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Flag or logo changes:

1900-01-01:

GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA Crown Colony  (Windhuk)   -   GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1913-01-01:

GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA Crown Colony  (Windhuk)   -   GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1914-01-01:

GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA Crown Colony  (Windhuk)   -   GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1915-07-09:

Protectorate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA in Military Occupation of the Union Forces  (Windhuk)   -   SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1919-06-28:

Protectorate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA in Military Occupation of the Union Forces  (Windhuk)   -   SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1928-05-31:

Mandate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA [League of Nations Mandate under South African administration]  (Windhoek)   -   SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1959-08-20:

South West African National Union : SWANU [United Nations Mandate of Occupied South West Africa]  (New York City)   -   SWANU

1960-04-19:

South West African People''s Organization : SWAPO [United Nations Mandate of Occupied South West Africa]  (New York City)   -   SWAPO

1990-03-21:

Republic of NAMIBIA  (Windhoek)   -   NAMIBIA



































Emblem or Symbol changes:

1900-01-01:

GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA Crown Colony  (Windhuk)   -   GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1913-01-01:

GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA Crown Colony  (Windhuk)   -   GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1914-01-01:

GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA Crown Colony  (Windhuk)   -   GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1915-07-09:

Protectorate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA in Military Occupation of the Union Forces  (Windhuk)   -   SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1919-06-28:

Protectorate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA in Military Occupation of the Union Forces  (Windhuk)   -   SOUTH WEST AFRICA

1959-08-20:

South West African National Union : SWANU [United Nations Mandate of Occupied South West Africa]  (New York City)   -   SWANU

1960-04-19:

South West African People''s Organization : SWAPO [United Nations Mandate of Occupied South West Africa]  (New York City)   -   SWAPO

1983-01-01:

South West African People''s Organization : SWAPO [United Nations Trust Territory of Occupied Namibia]  (Luanda)   -   NAMIBIA

1990-03-21:

Republic of NAMIBIA  (Windhoek)   -   NAMIBIA




































Sovereignty changes:

1900-01-01:

GERMANY

1915-07-09:

UNITED KINGDOM +

SOUTH AFRICA +

1920-12-17:

UNITED KINGDOM +

LEAGUE OF NATIONS +

SOUTH AFRICA +

1946-12-11:

UNITED KINGDOM +

SOUTH AFRICA +

1959-08-20:

SWANU +

UNITED NATIONS +

1966-10-27:

SWAPO +

TANZANIA +

UNITED NATIONS +

1972-01-01:

NAMIBIA +

UNITED NATIONS +

ZAMBIA +

1981-01-01:

ANGOLA +

NAMIBIA +

UNITED NATIONS +

1989-04-01:

SWAPO +

UNITED NATIONS +

SOUTH AFRICA +

1990-03-21:

NAMIBIA





































Capital Local Name changes:


1900-01-01:

  Windhuk

1915-05-01:

  Grootfontein

1915-07-09:

  Windhoek

1959-08-20:

  New York City

1966-10-27:

  Dar-Es-Salaam

1972-01-01:

  Lusaka

1981-01-01:

  Luanda

1989-04-01:

  Windhoek





































Local Name of Country changes:


1900-01-01:

  DEUTSCH-SÜDWESTAFRIKA

1915-07-09:

  ZUIDWEST-AFRIKA

1925-04-18:

  SUIDWES-AFRIKA

1959-08-20:

  SWANU

1960-04-19:

  SWAPO

1990-03-21:

  NAMIBIA





































Status changes:


1900-01-01:

GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA Crown Colony

1915-07-09:

Protectorate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA in Military Occupation of the Union Forces

1920-12-17:

Mandate of SOUTH WEST AFRICA [League of Nations Mandate under South African administration]

1946-12-11:

Territory of SOUTH WEST AFRICA [United Nations Trusteeship of South West Africa rejected by South Africa]

1954-08-24:

South African Territory of SOUTH WEST AFRICA [United Nations Trusteeship of South West Africa rejected by South Africa]

1959-08-20:

South West African National Union : SWANU [United Nations Mandate of Occupied South West Africa]

1960-04-19:

South West African People''s Organization : SWAPO [United Nations Mandate of Occupied South West Africa]

1966-10-27:

South West African People''s Organization : SWAPO [United Nations Commission of Occupied South West Africa]

1967-05-19:

South West African People''s Organization : SWAPO [Council of United Nations Trust Territory of Occupied Namibia]

1968-06-12:

South West African People''s Organization : SWAPO [United Nations Trust Territory of Occupied Namibia]

1989-04-01:

South-West African People''s Organization : SWAPO [United Nations Transition Assistance Group-UNTAG]

1990-03-21:

Republic of NAMIBIA





































Ruler changes:

1959-08-20:

South West African National Union : SWANU [United Nations Mandate of Occupied South West Africa]  (New York City)   -    President Fanuel Kozonguizi
         (President Fanuel Kozonguizi)

1960-04-19:

South West African People''s Organization : SWAPO [United Nations Mandate of Occupied South West Africa]  (New York City)   -    President Sam Nujoma
         (President Samuel Daniel Shafiishuna Nujoma)

2005-03-21:

Republic of NAMIBIA  (Windhoek)   -    President Hifikepunye Pohamba
         (President Hifikepunye Lucas Pohamba)

2015-03-21:

Republic of NAMIBIA  (Windhoek)   -    President Hage Geingob
         (President Hage Gottfried Geingob)





































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