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Flag changes:

1900-01-01:

STANLEYFALLS District  (Stanleyville)   -   STANLEYFALLS

1960-07-01:

Autonomous EASTERN Province  (Stanleyville)   -   EASTERN

1963-07-01:

UPPER CONGO Province  (Stanleyville)   -   UPPER CONGO

1963-08-01:

Simba Revolutionary Government of EASTERN CONGO  (Bujumbura)   -   EASTERN CONGO

1964-09-07:

People''s Republic of THE CONGO  (Stanleyville)   -   CONGO-STANLEYVILLE

1965-12-09:

EASTERN Province  (Stanleyville)   -   EASTERN

1971-11-21:

UPPER ZAIRE Region  (Kisangani)   -   UPPER ZAIRE

1997-05-17:

UPPER ZAIRE Region  (Kisangani)   -   UPPER ZAIRE

1998-08-05:

EASTERN Province in rebellion  (Kisangani)   -   EASTERN

1999-05-16:

Rally for Congolese Democracy : RCD  (Kisangani)   -   CONGO-KISANGANI

2003-04-08:

Rally for Congolese Democracy-KISANGANI  (Kisangani)   -   CONGO-KISANGANI

2003-06-30:

EASTERN Province  (Kisangani)   -   EASTERN

2006-02-18:

EASTERN Province  (Kisangani)   -   EASTERN



































Arms changes:

1900-01-01:

STANLEYFALLS District  (Stanleyville)   -   STANLEYFALLS

1908-10-18:

STANLEYFALLS District  (Stanleyville)   -   STANLEYFALLS

1960-07-01:

Autonomous EASTERN Province  (Stanleyville)   -   EASTERN

1963-07-01:

UPPER CONGO Province  (Stanleyville)   -   UPPER CONGO

1963-08-01:

Simba Revolutionary Government of EASTERN CONGO  (Bujumbura)   -   EASTERN CONGO

1964-09-07:

People''s Republic of THE CONGO  (Stanleyville)   -   CONGO-STANLEYVILLE

1964-10-05:

People''s Republic of THE CONGO  (Stanleyville)   -   CONGO-STANLEYVILLE

1965-12-09:

EASTERN Province  (Stanleyville)   -   EASTERN

1971-11-21:

UPPER ZAIRE Region  (Kisangani)   -   UPPER ZAIRE

1997-05-17:

UPPER ZAIRE Region  (Kisangani)   -   UPPER ZAIRE

1998-08-05:

EASTERN Province in rebellion  (Kisangani)   -   EASTERN

2003-06-30:

EASTERN Province  (Kisangani)   -   EASTERN

2006-02-18:

EASTERN Province  (Kisangani)   -   EASTERN

2015-07-11:

TSHOPO Province  (Kisangani)   -   TSHOPO




































Sovereignty changes:

1900-01-01:

BELGIUM +

CONGO +

1908-11-15:

BELGIUM

1914-10-01:

BELGIUM IN EXILE +

FRANCE +

1918-11-17:

BELGIUM

1940-05-10:

FREE BELGIUM +

FRANCE +

1940-05-25:

FREE BELGIUM +

GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND +

UNITED KINGDOM +

1944-09-03:

BELGIUM +

UNITED KINGDOM +

AMERICA +

1944-09-20:

BELGIUM

1960-07-01:

CONGO-LEOPOLDVILLE

1960-07-05:

BELGIUM +

CONGO-LEOPOLDVILLE +

1960-07-14:

CONGO-LEOPOLDVILLE +

UNITED NATIONS +

1961-01-17:

EASTERN CONGO

1961-08-05:

CONGO-LEOPOLDVILLE +

UNITED NATIONS +

1963-08-01:

BURUNDI +

EASTERN CONGO +

1964-06-22:

EASTERN CONGO

1965-12-09:

CONGO-LEOPOLDVILLE

1997-05-17:

CONGO-ZAIRE +

RWANDA +

UGANDA +

1998-08-08:

RWANDA +

UGANDA +

EASTERN CONGO +

1999-05-16:

RWANDA +

CONGO-KISANGANI +

2002-07-30:

CONGO-KISANGANI

2003-04-08:

CONGO-KINSHASA +

UNITED NATIONS +





































Capital Local Name changes:


1900-01-01:

  Stanleyville

1963-08-01:

  Bujumbura

1964-05-15:

  Bujumbura + Uvira

1964-06-22:

  Uvira

1964-08-05:

  Stanleyville

1964-11-27:

  Rébellion Simba

1965-12-09:

  Stanleyville

1966-07-01:

  Kisangani

1998-08-08:

  Goma

1999-05-16:

  Kisangani





































Local Name of Country changes:


1900-01-01:

  STANLEYFALLS

1908-11-15:

  STANLEYVILLE

1913-11-03:

  ORIENTALE

1933-10-01:

  STANLEYVILLE

1947-01-01:

  ORIENTALE

1961-01-17:

  CONGO-ORIENTAL

1961-03-31:

  CONGO-STANLEYVILLE

1961-08-05:

  ORIENTALE

1963-03-27:

  HAUT-CONGO

1963-08-01:

  CONGO-ORIENTAL

1964-09-07:

  CONGO-STANLEYVILLE

1965-12-09:

  ORIENTALE

1971-10-27:

  HAUT-ZAÏRE

1997-05-19:

  HAUT-CONGO

1997-10-01:

  ORIENTALE

1998-08-08:

  CONGO-ORIENTAL

1999-05-16:

  CONGO-KISANGANI

2003-06-30:

  ORIENTALE

2015-07-11:

  TSHOPO





































Status changes:


1900-01-01:

STANLEYFALLS District

1908-11-15:

STANLEYVILLE District

1913-11-03:

Vice-Government of EASTERN Province

1924-01-01:

EASTERN Province

1933-10-01:

STANLEYVILLE Province

1947-01-01:

EASTERN Province

1960-06-30:

Autonomous EASTERN Province

1961-01-17:

Government of EASTERN CONGO in rebellion

1961-02-01:

Government of CONGO in rebellion

1961-03-31:

Republic of CONGO in rebellion

1961-08-05:

Autonomous EASTERN Province

1962-07-27:

EASTERN Province

1963-03-27:

UPPER CONGO Province

1963-08-01:

Simba Revolutionary Government of EASTERN CONGO

1964-06-22:

Simba Provisional Government of the People''s Republic of THE CONGO

1964-09-07:

People''s Republic of THE CONGO

1965-12-09:

EASTERN Province

1971-10-27:

UPPER ZAIRE Region

1997-05-19:

UPPER CONGO Region

1997-10-01:

EASTERN Province

1998-08-05:

EASTERN Province in rebellion

1998-08-08:

Rebel Governments of EASTERN CONGO

1999-05-16:

Rally for Congolese Democracy : RCD

2002-04-25:

Rally for Congolese Democracy-KISANGANI

2003-06-30:

EASTERN Province

2015-07-11:

TSHOPO Province





































Ruler changes:

1961-01-17:

Government of EASTERN CONGO in rebellion  (Stanleyville)   -    Antoine Gizenga
         (Antoine Gizenga)

1961-03-31:

Republic of CONGO in rebellion  (Stanleyville)   -    President Antoine Gizenga
         (Président Antoine Gizenga)

1961-08-05:

Autonomous EASTERN Province  (Stanleyville)   -   
         ()

1963-08-01:

Simba Revolutionary Government of EASTERN CONGO  (Bujumbura)   -    Gaston Soumialot
         (Gaston Émile Soumayili Ete Tambwe)

1964-07-21:

Simba Provisional Government of the People''s Republic of THE CONGO  (Uvira)   -    President Gaston Soumialot
         (Président Gaston Émile Soumayili Ete Tambwe)

1964-09-07:

People''s Republic of THE CONGO  (Stanleyville)   -    President Christophe Gbenye
         (Président Christophe Gbenyé)

1965-05-27:

People''s Republic of THE CONGO  (Simba Rebellion)   -    President Gaston Soumialot
         (Président Gaston Émile Sumayili Soumialot)

1965-08-06:

People''s Republic of THE CONGO  (Simba Rebellion)   -    Abdoulaye Yerodia Ndombasi
         (Abdoulaye Yerodia Ndombasi Singama Luvila)

1965-12-09:

EASTERN Province  (Stanleyville)   -   
         ()

1998-08-08:

Rebel Governments of EASTERN CONGO  (Goma)   -    Ernest Wamba dia Wamba
         (Ernest Wamba dia Wamba)

2003-04-08:

Rally for Congolese Democracy-KISANGANI  (Kisangani)   -    Ernest Wamba dia Wamba
         (Ernest Wamba dia Wamba)

2003-06-30:

EASTERN Province  (Kisangani)   -   
         ()






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