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Flag or logo changes:

1900-01-01:

PARACEL ISLANDS Group  (Woody Island)   -   PARACEL ISLANDS

1939-04-04:

PARACEL ISLANDS Group [Japanese Protectorate]  (Woody Island)   -   PARACEL ISLANDS

1939-05-05:

Agency of AMPHITHRITE AND DEPENDENCIES  (Woody Island)   -   AMPHITHRITE AND DEPENDENCIES

1941-07-28:

SOUTHERN ISLANDS Group  (Itu Aba)   -   SOUTHERN ISLANDS

1945-10-25:

SOUTHERN ISLANDS Group  (Itu Aba)   -   SOUTHERN ISLANDS

1949-06-14:

SOUTH CHINA SEA ISLANDS Group  (Itu Aba)   -   SOUTH CHINA SEA ISLANDS

1953-03-24:

PARACELS SPRATLY AND MACCLESFIELD ISLANDS County  (Woody Island)   -   PARACELS SPRATLY AND MACCLESFIELD ISLANDS

1956-10-22:

Territories of PARACELS AND SPRATLY ISLANDS  (Spratly)   -   PARACELS AND SPRATLY ISLANDS

1963-03-04:

PARACELS SPRATLY AND MACCLESFIELD ISLANDS Revolutionary Committee  (Woody Island)   -   PARACELS SPRATLY AND MACCLESFIELD ISLANDS



































Emblem or Symbol changes:

1900-01-01:

PARACEL ISLANDS Group  (Woody Island)   -   PARACEL ISLANDS

1939-04-04:

PARACEL ISLANDS Group [Japanese Protectorate]  (Woody Island)   -   PARACEL ISLANDS

1939-05-05:

Agency of AMPHITHRITE AND DEPENDENCIES  (Woody Island)   -   AMPHITHRITE AND DEPENDENCIES

1941-07-28:

SOUTHERN ISLANDS Group  (Itu Aba)   -   SOUTHERN ISLANDS

1945-10-25:

SOUTHERN ISLANDS Group  (Itu Aba)   -   SOUTHERN ISLANDS

1949-06-14:

SOUTH CHINA SEA ISLANDS Group  (Itu Aba)   -   SOUTH CHINA SEA ISLANDS

1953-03-24:

PARACELS SPRATLY AND MACCLESFIELD ISLANDS County  (Woody Island)   -   PARACELS SPRATLY AND MACCLESFIELD ISLANDS

1956-10-22:

Territories of PARACELS AND SPRATLY ISLANDS  (Spratly)   -   PARACELS AND SPRATLY ISLANDS

1963-03-04:

PARACELS SPRATLY AND MACCLESFIELD ISLANDS Revolutionary Committee  (Woody Island)   -   PARACELS SPRATLY AND MACCLESFIELD ISLANDS




































Sovereignty changes:

1900-01-01:

FRANCE +

INDOCHINA +

1907-03-22:

FRANCE

1939-04-04:

JAPAN

1939-05-05:

FRANCE

1940-06-22:

FRANCE +

1941-07-28:

JAPAN

1945-09-02:

JAPAN +

AMERICA +

1945-10-25:

JAPAN +

CHINA +

AMERICA +

1946-10-01:

CHINA

1949-06-14:

FRENCH UNION +

INDOCHINA +

SOUTH VIETNAM +

1953-03-24:

RED CHINA

1956-10-22:

AMERICA +

SOUTH VIETNAM +

1963-03-04:

PEOPLE´S CHINA





































Capital Local Name changes:


1900-01-01:

  Île Woody

1939-04-04:

  Yung-Hsing

1939-05-05:

  Île Woody

1941-07-28:

  Itu Aba

1953-03-24:

  Wu-Ti Tao

1956-10-22:

  Trường Sa

1963-03-04:

  Wu-Ti Tao

1982-12-04:

  Wudi Dao

1988-04-13:

  Yongxing Dao





































Local Name of Country changes:


1900-01-01:

  ÎLES-PARACELS

1939-04-04:

  NISHI SHIYOTOU

1939-05-05:

  AMPHITHRITE-ET-DÉPENDANCES

1941-07-28:

  MINAMI SHIMA

1945-10-25:

  NAN TAO

1949-06-14:

  ÎLES-DE-LA-MER-DE-CHINE-DU-SUD

1953-03-24:

  HSI-SHA NAN-SHA CHUNG-SHA CH´ÜN-TAO

1956-10-22:

  HOÀNG SA TRƯờNG SA

1963-03-04:

  HSI-SHA NAN-SHA CHUNG-SHA CH´ÜN-TAO

1982-12-04:

  XISHA NANSHA ZHONGSHA QUNDAO

2012-07-24:

  SANSHA





































Status changes:


1900-01-01:

PARACEL ISLANDS Group

1939-04-04:

PARACEL ISLANDS Group [Japanese Protectorate]

1939-05-05:

Agency of AMPHITHRITE AND DEPENDENCIES

1941-07-28:

SOUTHERN ISLANDS Group

1949-06-14:

SOUTH CHINA SEA ISLANDS Group

1953-03-24:

PARACELS SPRATLY AND MACCLESFIELD ISLANDS County

1956-10-22:

Territories of PARACELS AND SPRATLY ISLANDS

1963-03-04:

PARACELS SPRATLY AND MACCLESFIELD ISLANDS Revolutionary Committee

1981-08-22:

PARACELS SPRATLY AND MACCLESFIELD ISLANDS County

1988-04-13:

PARACELS SPRATLY AND MACCLESFIELD ISLANDS Authority

2012-07-24:

SANSHA City-Prefecture [South China Sea Islands]





































Ruler changes:






































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