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10/01/22      updates to San Marino (Capt. Reg.), Mexico state: Tamaulipas (Gov.) IFAD (Pres.),
                ILO (Dir.-gen.)
09/30/22      updates to Burkina Faso (Pres., PM); Ukraine reg.: Russia annexes Donetsk,
                Lugansk, Kherson, Zaporozhye.
09/28/22      update to Nauru (Pres.)
09/27/22      updates to Saudi Arabia (PM), French Polynesia (High Com.), Russia rep.: Kalmykia
09/26/22      update to IADB (Pres.)
09/25/22      update to Mexico state: Quintana Roo (Gov.)
09/17/22      updates to Senegal (PM), U.S. govt.: Secret Service (Dir.)
09/15/22      update to Mexico state: Durango (Gov.)
09/13/22      update to Kenya (Pres.)
09/12/22      updates to Saint Helena: Tristan da Cunha (Admin.), U.S. govt: Treasurer.
09/09/22      update to Papua New Guinea prov.: Simbu (Gov.)
09/08/22      update to the United Kingdom: Queen Elizabeth II, monarch since 6 Feb 1952, dies.
                Charles Prince of Wales, becomes King Charles III, he also becomes Sovereign
                of the 14 Commonwealth Realms of Antigua & Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas,
                Belize, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Saint Kitts &
                Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Solomon Islands, and Tuvalu.
09/08/22      updates to United Nations (OHCR), Papua New Guinea prov.: Jiwaka, Milne Bay (Gov.)
09/07/22      update to Burundi (PM).
09/06/22      updates to United Kingdom (PM), Northern Ireland (Secy.), Papua New Guinea prov.:
                     Eastern Highlands, Madang, Morobe (Gov.)
09/05/22      update to Mexico state: Hidalgo (Gov.)
09/03/22      update to Sovereign Military Order of Malta (PM).
08/31/22      update to Congo (DRC) prov.: Nord-Ubangi (Gov.)
08/30/22      update to Russia: Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (b. 1931 - d. 2022), the former
                president 1990-91, chairman of Supreme Soviet 1989-90, chairmen of Presidium
                of the Supreme Soviet 1988-89, General secretary of the Communist Party of the
                Soviet Union 1985-91, chairman of Russian Bureau of Communist Party of Soviet
                Union 1989-90, and first secretary of Communist Party for Stavropol kray
                1970-78, dies.
08/26/22      update to Uzbekistan rep.: Karakalpakstan (Pres.)
08/23/22      updates to Martinique and Réunion (Pref.); U.S. mayor election: Key West, FL:
                Mayor Teri Johnston (f)(Ind.) defeats Margaret Romero (f)(Rep.), 56.2%-43.7%.
08/22/22      update to Congo (DRC) prov.: Tshopo (Gov.)
08/20/22      update to Guinea (PM).
08/19/22      update to Myanmar reg.: Chin (PM).
08/18/22      updates to Congo (DRC) prov.: Mai-Ndombe (Gov.), Papua New Guinea prov.: East
                New Britain (Gov.)
08/16/22      updates to Congo (DRC) prov.: Mongala (Gov.), Papua New Guinea prov.: Central,
                Western Highlands (Gov.)
08/13/22      update to Saint Helena (Gov.)
08/12/22      update to SICA (Secy.-gen.)
08/10/22      update to South Africa prov.: KwaZulu-Natal (PM).
08/08/22      updates to Pitcairn Islands (Gov.), United Kingdom: Northern Ireland (Secy.)
08/07/22      update to Colombia (Pres.)
08/06/22      update to Saint Kitts and Nevis (PM).
08/03/22      updates to Andean Community (Parl. Pres.), Ukraine prov.: Kherson (Gov.)
08/02/22      updates to Bulgaria (PM), U.S. govt.: Bureau of Prisons (Dir.)
08/01/22      updates to Réunion (Pref.), Pitcairn (Admin.), OPEC (Secy.-gen.)
07/31/22      update to Martinique (Pref.)
07/27/22      update to Pakistan prov.: Punjab (PM).
07/25/22      update to India (Pres.)
07/24/22      updates to Albania (Pres.), Kuwait (PM).
07/23/22      updates to Vanuatu (Pres.), Falkland Islands (Gov.)
07/22/22      update to Sri Lanka (PM).
07/21/22      update to Sri Lanka (Pres.)
07/18/22      update to India state: West Bengal (Gov.)
07/15/22      updates to Sri Lanka (Pres.), Australia state: Western Australia (PM).
07/13/22      updates to ECOWAS (Pres.), U.S. govt.: ATF (Dir.)
07/11/22      updates to Jersey (PM), Ukraine prov.: Chernivtsi (Gov.)
07/09/22      update to Ukraine prov.: Kherson (Gov.)
07/08/22      update to United Kingdom: Wales (Secy.)
07/07/22      updates to Pitcairn (Gov.), Congo (DRC) prov.: Bas-Uélé (Gov.)
07/06/22      update to Vanuatu (Pres.)
07/05/22      update to OPEC (Secy.-gen.)
07/04/22      update to NATO (SACEUR).
07/03/22      update to ECOWAS (Chair.)
07/01/22      updates to Israel (PM), Falklands (Gov.); China reg.: Hong Kong (Chf. exc.);
                Pakistan prov.: Punjab (PM); Malaysia terr.: Labuan (Chair.); Switzerland
                cantons: Basel-Land, Luzern, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Schwyz and Vaud; Australia
                state: Western Australia (PM), Azerbaijan: Nagorno-Karabakh (PM).
06/30/22      updates to Philippines (Pres.), Jersey (Lt. gov.), India state: Maharashtra (PM),
                Pakistan prov.: Punjab (PM).
06/28/22      updates to Congo (DRC) prov.: Lomami (Gov.), U.S. city: Bismarck (Mayor).
06/27/22      update to Congo (DRC) prov.: Sankuru (Gov.)
06/25/22      update to Somalia (PM).
06/24/22      update to Grenada (PM).
06/23/22      update to Congo (DRC) prov.: Kasaï Oriental (Gov.)
06/22/22      update to Kazakhstan admin.: Almaty (Gov.)
06/21/22      update to Congo (DRC) prov.: Haut-Lomami (Gov.)
06/20/22      updates to Georgia: South Ossetia (PM); Congo (DRC) prov.: Kasaï Central,
                Tanganyika (Gov.); Saint Helena (Gov.)
06/18/22      update to Congo (DRC) prov.: Kongo Central (Gov.)
06/14/22      updates to Sovereign Military Order of Malta (Grand Master); Greece reg.: Athos;
                U.S. mayor election: Bismarck, ND: Mike Schmitz (Dem.) defeats incumbent Mayor
                Steve Bakken (Rep.), 58.9%-40.9%
06/11/22      updates to Canada terr.: Nunatsiavut (PM), Kazakhstan admin.: Abay, Ulytau,
                Zhetysu (Gov.)
06/08/22      updates to Ukraine: Donetsk Rep. (PM), Congo (DRC) prov.: Kongo Central (Gov.),
                Solomon Islands prov.: Central (PM), South Sudan area: Ruweng (Admin.)
06/07/22      updates to Sovereign Military Order of Malta (Grand Master), Swiss canton: Bern;
                     U.S. mayor elections: Long Beach, CA: Vice mayor Rex Richardson (Dem.), Suzie
                     Price (f)(Dem.), Joshua Rodriguez (Ind.), Raul Cedillo (Ind.), Franklin Sims
                     (Ind.), and Deb Mozer (f)(Ind.) win 44.1%-36.9%-8.2%-5.9%-2.8%-1.9% (Richardson
                     and Price face a runoff on 8 Nov 2011); Los Angeles, CA: Rep. Karen Bass (f)
                     (Dem.), Rick Caruso (Dem.), Kevin de León (Dem.), Gina Viola (f)(Ind.), Mike
                     Feuer (Dem.), Andy Kim (Rep.), and Alex Gruenenfelder Smith (Ind.) win
                     43.1%-35.9%-7.8%-6.9%-1.9%-1.5%-0.9% (Bass and Caruso face a runoff on 8 Nov
                     2022); San José, CA: Cindy Chavez (f)(Dem.), Matt Mahan (Dem.), Devora "Dev"
                     Davis (f)(Ind.), Raul Peralez (Dem.), James Spence (Rep.), Travis Hill (Ind.)
                     win 39.1%-32.3%-10.5%-10.8%-9%-6.9%-1% (Chavez and Mahan face a runoff on 8 Nov
06/03/22      update to Ukraine prov.: Kharkov (Russian occupied Gov.)
06/02/22      update to United Kingdom: Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Platinum Jubilee
                marking 70 years on the throne.
06/01/22      updates to Swiss cantons: Geneva, Neuchâtel, Sankt Gallen, Thurgau, Uri
                PCA (Secy.-gen.), U.S. govt.: Coast Guard (Comdt.)
05/31/22      updates to German state: Hessen (PM), China prov.: Tianjin (Mayor).
05/30/22      updates to Moldova: Transnistria (PM), Pakistan prov.: Punjab (Gov.)
05/27/22      update to Moldova: Transnistria (PM).
05/26/22      update to India state: Delhi (Lt. Gov.)
05/25/22      update to Slovenia (PM).
05/24/22      update to Georgia: South Ossetia (Pres.)
05/23/22      updates to Australia (PM), Somalia (Pres.)
05/21/22      updates to South Korea (PM), Ukraine prov.: Kyiv (Gov.)
05/20/22      updates to Timor-Leste (Pres.), Canada prov.: Nunatsiavut (PM).
05/19/22      update to Tokelau (Head of State).
05/16/22      updates to France (PM), U.S. govt.: MARAD (Admin.)
05/15/22      update to Brazil state: Alagoas (Gov.)
05/14/22      updates to United Arab Emirates (Pres.)
05/13/22      updates to United Arab Emirates (Pres.), UAE emirate: Abu Dubai (Ruler),
                Australia terr.: Northern Territory (CM).
05/12/22      updates to South Korea (PM), Sri Lanka (PM), Cyprus: Northern Cyprus (PM),
                Indonesia prov.: Bangka-Belitung, Banten, Gorontalo, Papua Barat,
                Sulawesi Barat (Gov.)
05/11/22      update to Russia rep.: Kalmykia (PM).
05/10/22      updates to Hungary (Pres.), South Korea (Pres.), Australia terr.: Northern
                     Territory (CM), Russia reg.: Mari El (Pres.), Kirov, Ryazan, Saratov, and
                     Tomsk (Gov.)
05/09/22      update to Ukraine prov.: Zaporizhzhya (Russia appointed Gov.)
05/08/22      update to Costa Rica (Pres.)
05/05/22      update to British Virgin Islands (PM).
05/04/22      update to Tristan da Cunha (Admin.)
05/01/22      updates to Switzerland cantons: Glarus, Valais, Zürich.; U.S. govt.: National
                Archives (Archivist).
04/30/22      update to Pakistan prov.: Punjab (PM).
04/28/22      update to Montenegro (PM).
04/27/22      update to China city: Tianjin (Mayor).
04/26/22      update to Ukraine prov.: Kherson (Russia appointed Gov.)
04/25/22      updates to German state: Saarland (PM), Ukraine reg.: Crimea (Pres. Rep.), U.S.
                govt.: ATF (Dir.)
04/20/22      update to Congo DRC prov.: Nord-Ubangi (Gov.)
04/19/22      update to Yemen (Pres.)
04/18/22      updates to Pakistan prov.: Azad Kashmir (PM), Sindh (Gov.)
04/17/22      update to Pakistan prov.: Balochistan (Gov.)
04/16/22      update to Pakistan prov.: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (Gov.)
04/13/22      update to U.S. govt.: USPTO (Dir.)
04/11/22      update to Pakistan (PM).
04/08/22      update to Australia state: Tasmania (PM).
04/07/22      update to Kazakhstan reg.: Atyrau, Qyzylorda, Zhambyl (Gov.)
04/06/22      update to Montserrat (Gov.)
04/05/22      updates to Palau state: Airai (Gov.); U.S. election: Milwaukee, WI: acting Mayor
                Cavalier Johnson (Dem.) elected over Robert Donovan (Ind.), 71.5%-28.2%
04/03/22      updates to Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin (Terr. Council Pres.), Pakistan
                prov.: Punjab (Gov.)
04/02/22      updates to Brazil states: Alagoas, Ceará, Maranhão (Gov.)
04/01/22      updates to San Marino (Capt.-Reg.), Tristan da Cunha (Admin.), U.S. govt.: FAA
                (Dir.), NCC (Pres.)
03/31/22      updates to Brazil states: Maranhão, Piaui, Rio Grande do Sul, São Paulo (Gov.)
03/28/22      updates to Saint Barthelemy and Saint Martin (Pref.)
03/27/22      updates to UNPO (Gen. Asmb. Pres.), Japan pref.: Ishiwaka (Gov.)
03/25/22      update to Wallis and Futuna (Terr. Asemb. Pres.)
03/22/22      updates to Armenia prov.: Syunik (Gov.), Solomon Islands prov.: Isabel (PM).
03/21/22      updates to Australia state: South Australia (PM), Mauritius: Rodrigues
                (Chf. Exec.)
03/20/22      update to Bosnia and Hercegovnia (Pres.)
03/19/22      update to Turkmenistan (Pres.)
03/18/22      update to Wake Island (Gov.)
03/17/22      update to Nigeria state: Anambra (Gov.)
03/15/22      updates to Malaysia: Johor (CM), Sudan: Abyei Area (UNISFA Cmdr.), Ukraine
                prov.: Kyiv (Gov.)
03/13/22      update to Armenia (Pres.)
03/11/22      updates to Chile (Pres.), Easter Island (Gov.), Brazil state: Tocantins (Gov.)
03/07/22      updates to Montserrat (Gov.), Ukraine prov.: Kirovohrad (Gov.)
03/05/22      update to Mauritius: Rodrigues (Chf. Comm.)
03/03/22      updates to Burkina Faso (PM), Libya (PM), Mozambique (PM), Japan pref.:
                Nagasaki (Gov.), Ethiopian Orthodox Church (Patr.)
03/01/22      updates to Ukraine prov.: Cherkasy, Kyiv City, Odesa (Gov.)
02/24/22      updates to Ukraine prov.: Military Administrations.
02/21/22      update to Congo DRC prov.: Sud-Kivu (Gov.)
02/17/22      updates to Russia rep.: Dagestan (PM), U.S. govt.: FDA (Comm.)
02/15/22      update to Guernsey (Lt. Gov.)
02/14/22      updates to Czech Republic reg.: Plzeňský (Gov.), Parlatino (Secy.-gen.)
02/11/22      update to Parlatino (Pres.)
02/09/22      update to Central Africa Rep. (PM).
02/08/22      updates to Peru (PM), Ukraine prov.: Kyyiv (Gov.), SEGIB (Secy.-gen.), U.S. city
                election: Oklahoma City, OK: Mayor David Holt (Rep.) is re-elected over
                Frank Urbanic (Rep.), Carol Hefner (f)(Rep.), and Jimmy Lawson (Dem.),
02/06/22      update to United Kingdom: Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee begins, marking
                70 years since she acceded to the throne. She is the longest reigning British
                monarch in history and the longest-reigning queen regnant in world history
                (having surpassed Queen Victoria to the record on 9 Sep 2015).
02/05/22      updates to African Union (Chair.), U.S. govt.: FDIC (Chair.)
02/03/22      update to United Kingdom: Northern Ireland (First Min.)
02/01/22      updates to Armenia (Pres.), Peru (PM), Myanmar reg.: Kayah, Yangon (CM), UNICEF
                (Exec. Dir.)
01/31/22      updates to Kazakhstan reg.: Almaty (Gov.), NCC (Pres.)
01/27/22      updates to Honduras (Pres.), Congo DRC prov.: Sud-Kivu (Gov.)
01/26/22      update to U.S. govt.: NEA (Chair.)
01/24/22      updates to Burkina Faso (Pres., PM); CE (PACE Pres.)
01/22/22      update to Bosnia-Hercegovina (EUFOR Cmdr.)
01/19/22      updates to Kosovo (UNMIK Rep.), The Sudan (PM).
01/18/22      update to Ecuador terr.: Galápagos (Gov.)
01/16/22      update to North Macedonia (PM).
01/15/22      update to U.S. state: Virginia (Gov.)
01/13/22      updates to Armenia prov.: Aragatsotn, Ararat (Gov.), Venezuela state: Barinas
01/12/22      update to Palau state: Ngaraard (Gov.)
01/11/22      updates to European Union (Parl. Pres.), Palau state: Koror (Gov.),
                Crete Orthodox Church (Achbsp.)
01/07/22      update to Old Roman Catholic Church Archdiocese of California (Absp.)
01/05/22      updates to Kazakhstan (PM), Bosnia-Hercegovnia canton: Sarajevo (PM), Palau
                state: Ngchesar (Gov.), U.S. govt.: Census (Dir.)
01/04/22      updates to U.S. cities: Cincinnati, Topeka (Mayor).
01/03/22      updates to Tristan da Cunha (Admin.), U.S. cities: Atlanta, Cleveland, Pittsburgh
01/01/22      updates to Switzerland (Pres.); Swiss cantons: Aargau, Fribourg, Graubünden,
                Jura, Schaffhausen, Solothurn; Denmark reg.: Nordjylland (Chair.); Palau state:
                Peleliu (Gov.); U.S. cities: New York, Rochester, Seattle (Mayor), New York
                City boroughs: Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island (Pres.); BIS (Chair.),
                EAEU (Chair.), G-7 (Chair.), ISO (Pres.), Norden (Pres.), OSCE (Chair.),
                Mercosur (Parlasur Pres.), SCO (Secy.-gen.), UPU (Dir.-gen.)

 Recent Additions to  

09/05/22      added Chile Regions from 2021 to Chile.
06/06/21      additions to Russia Admin. Divisions.
04/26/21      added the CED 1856-1948 to the Danube Commission.
04/25/21      added Far Eastern Republic Admin. Divisions (1920-1922) to Russia.
02/01/21      added Kenya Regions 1963-1965 to Kenya.
01/29/21      added Zangezur (Syunik)(1918-21) under Armenia.
11/23/20      added to Vanuatu: Provinces from 1994.
10/27/20      added French India Dependencies under India.
05/21/20      added Former Swiss Subject Territories under Switzerland. 
04/26/20      added Nepali Princely States under Nepal.
04/18/20      added to U.S. govt.: National Institutes of Health (NIH) and U.S. Information
                Agency (USIA).
12/20/19      added to U.S. Native Nations: Little Shell Chippewa.
12/20/19      update to U.S. govt.: U.S. Space Force.
12/01/19      expanded Micronesia States (1945-1978).
08/09/19      additions to Burma States (1948-1988) and Myanmar Regions: Wa Division.
04/14/19      additions to Canada First Nations.
10/13/18      added to Religions: Ukraine Renewal Church (1923-1942).
06/16/18      added to Netherlands prov.: Rijnmond.
05/30/18      added to China Foreign Colonies: Peking Legation Quarter.
05/12/18      added to Ethiopia: Gambela British concession.
02/17/18      added Nepal Provinces.
10/25/17      added Roman Empire and Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire pages.
05/22/17      added Tannu Tuva 1941 constitution, Chinese Soviet 1931 constitution,
                     and Czechoslovakia constitutions 1918 and 1960.
05/11/17      added Southern Rhodesia 1961 constitution, South Vietnam 1956 constitution,
                     Yugoslavia 1974 constitution, Hejaz 1926 constitution, Montenegro 1905
                constitution, Indonesia 1950 constitution, Nigeria 1979 constitution,
                and Somalia 1979 constitution.
05/06/17      added Frederiksnagore and expanded Nicobar & Andaman Islands.
09/07/16      added South Vietnam 1967 constitution.
06/14/16      added Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
12/14/15      added Logone to Central African Republic
11/11/15      added Western Kurdistan to Syria.
11/08/15      added State of Muskogee (1799-1803) and Republic of the Floridas (1817)
                under Florida.
03/20/15      added Tucson, AZ to U.S. cities.
02/07/15      added U.S. Lighthouse Service to U.S. government.
12/13/14      added Fuuta Jaloo to Guinea and Timbuktu to Mali native states.
11/15/14      added annual update pages for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
03/07/14      added 5 Districts to French Southern and Antarctic Lands.
10/01/13      added Aragón Council of Defense 1936-37 to Spain Regions.
09/16/13      added Charter Company territories to Mozambique.
04/27/13      additions to China provinces.
11/01/12      added Bank for International Settlements (BIS).
10/28/12      expanded Vanuatu with 1887-1906 U.K. & French Naval Commissioners.
10/01/12      added France's Hauteville House under Guernsey.
09/26/12      update to Albania: Sazan (Saseno) Island.
07/19/12      added Verapaz Belgian concession 1843-54 under Guatemala.
07/08/12      added 1873 Cantonal Revolution under Spain.
06/20/12      added Carlist governments to Spain.
06/17/12      added Pious Establishments of France in Rome and French Domain in the 
                Holy Land.
01/16/12      added Chatham Islands to New Zealand.
09/01/11      added Goa Dependencies page under Portuguese India.
07/09/11      new South Sudan and South Sudan states pages.
05/01/11      expanded Cameroon traditional states, Tanzania traditional states
                and States of Palau.
03/01/11      update Mayotte becomes a French overseas département.
02/11/11      added new Regions to Myanmar (Burma).
02/05/11      added new Regions to Greece.
01/01/11      added Dutch Language Union (Nederlandse Taalunie)(DLU).
12/28/10      added Lihou to Guernsey.
11/10/10      added Trust Terr. of Pacific Islands district administrators:
                Chuuk, Marshall Is., Mariana Islands, Palau, Ponape, Rota, and Yap.
11/03/10      added Long Beach, California to U.S. Mayors.
10/20/10      added Tadjourah and Rahayto sultanates under Djibouti.
10/15/10      update to Bolivia Departments.
10/10/10      added new separate pages for: Curaçao, Bonaire, Saba, Sint Eustatius
                and Sint Maarten.
07/31/10      added to British Indian Ocean Territory.
07/27/10      expanded Ghana: English Gold Coast 1632-1751.
07/23/10      expanded Monaco governors-general 1732-1911.
07/13/10      added Rimatara and Rurutu under French Polynesia. 
07/09/10      added Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM).
07/08/10      added International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) est.
06/15/10      added Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS).
05/30/10      added Saipan, CNMI to U.S. Mayors.
05/05/10      added Council of the Baltic States (CBSS).
04/17/10      new page for Regions of Finland.
03/09/10      added International Seabed Authority (ISA).
02/25/10      added Association of Caribbean States (ACS) and Caribbean Development Bank
02/10/10      added Billings, Montana; Jackson, Mississippi; Lansing, Michigan; Manchester,
                New Hampshire; Orlando, Florida; and Trenton, New Jersey to U.S. Mayors.
09/21/09      expanded Ghana Traditional States.
09/07/09      addition to Bosnia-Hercegovnia: Serbian Autonomous Oblasts 1991-92.
07/25/09      added Cordillera Administrative Region under the Philippines.
06/01/09      added to Croatia: Kraijna constitution 1991-95.
05/25/09      added United National Environmental Programme (UNEP).
05/22/09      expanded Rodrigues Island under Mauritius.
05/04/09      new page begun for Counties of Liberia (incomplete).
04/22/09      added Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
04/10/09      added Fort Worth, Texas to U.S. Mayors.
03/18/09      new page: Vermont State Government 1777-1791.
03/10/09      new page: Provinces of Belgium
02/27/09      new page: Provinces of South Korea.
02/13/09      added Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) and the Andean Parliament.
12/12/08      added to Congo (Kinshasa) prov.: Katanga 1960 constitution.
11/15/08      added Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO).
11/07/08      added Latin Union (LU).
10/27/08      addition to Sudan: Transitional Darfur Regional Authority.
10/01/08      additions to Saba (anthem), Crete (anthem), Azad Kashmir (constitution).
09/23/08      additions to U.S. govt.: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC)
                and the Comptrollers of the Currency.
09/08/08      added 1907 constitution to Crete under Greece.
09/04/08      additions to U.S. govt.: General Services Admin., National Science Found.
08/22/08      added mayors of Hagatna (Agana), Guam to U.S. mayors.
07/22/08      added the Tangier Zone Statute under Morocco and constitutions
                of South Yemen and Zaire.
07/10/08      expanded Other Ugandan Traditional States.
07/02/08      expanded Republic of Ragusa under Croatia.
06/16/08      added Italo-Albanian Catholic Church, expanded Elba under Italy states.
06/01/08      expanded Kazakhstan Administrative Divisions added pre-1991 divisions.
05/20/08      addition to US govt.: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
03/18/08      added Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO).
03/17/08      additions to U.S. govt.: Federal Communications Commission (FCC) 
                and Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
03/01/08      additions to U.S. govt.: Patent Office, Bureau of Land Management,
                U.S. Marshals Service, War Relocation Authority, Census Bureau,
                and NOAA Commissioned Corps.
02/17/08      new page: Kosovo page and re-edit of Serbia page.
02/08/08      added Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC).
02/03/08      added British and French forts in Benin 1650-1807.
01/03/08      added Constitution to Brunei Darussalam.
12/06/07      added Orthodox Church of New Zealand, Orthodox Church of Korea and 
                Old Calendar Church of Bulgaria.
12/04/07      added Organization of Central American States (ODECA) and
                Central American Integration System (SICA) and Collective Security
                Treaty Organization (CSTO).
12/01/07      added Nunatsiavut to Newfoundland.
11/11/07      added Birmingham, Alabama; Oakland, California; and Shreveport,
                Louisiana to U.S. Mayors.
11/03/07      added Santa Fe, New Mexico to U.S. Mayors.
10/19/07      added Kansas City, Missouri to U.S. Mayors.
10/18/07      added Rochester, New York; Savannah, Georgia; and
                Topeka, Kansas to U.S. Mayors.
08/25/07      added Kupang to Indonesian traditional states and Islamabad Cap. Terr.,
                Northern Areas and Tribal Areas to Pakistan provinces.
08/22/07      added International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) and
                United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Intersputnik.
08/01/07      added National Council of the Churches (NCC).
07/25/07      added new page Denmark Counties 1970-2006.
07/16/07      expanded Red Cross (ICRC, ICRM, IFRCS) entries. 
07/03/07      added International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO),
                International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) and Islamic
                Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).
06/20/07      added Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA); United Nations Conference
                on Trade and Development (UNCTAD); United Nations Relief and Works Agency
                for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
06/12/07      added World Customs Organization (WCO). 
05/07/07      added International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
05/01/07      expanded Malta: Gozo.
02/21/07      added new pages for Saint-Barthelemy and Saint-Martin
01/23/07      added San José, California to U.S. Mayors.
01/18/07      new page: Regions of Denmark.
12/20/06      new page: Venezuela States since 1990.
12/08/06      added International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
12/06/06      expanded Burma states 1947-1974.
10/31/06      added Organisation Commune Africaine et Mauricienne (OCAM).
10/08/06      expansion and updates to Indian Princely states A-J and K-M
                and Pakistan Princely States.
06/03/06      separate Montenegro page and re-edit of Serbia page.
05/20/06      expanded Armenia (Eriwan khanate) and Japan (Ryukyu Islands).
05/12/06      expanded Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
05/10/06      added Canton & Enderbury Islands and Kirimati to Kiribati
                expanded British Indian Ocean Terr. added English Hirado Post to Japan.
05/03/06      added Gozo to Malta and Buffer Zone to Cyprus.
04/26/06      expanded Pitcairn and Saint Helena.
04/16/06      added Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).
04/07/06      added Albany (NY) to U.S. Mayors.
03/18/06      added Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).
03/01/06      added Igelsia Ni Cristo, Fulan Gong, and Buddhist Thailand.
01/15/06      new page: Belarus Administrative Divisions.
01/14/06      added Podolia (1672-99) to Poland and Kokang to Myanmar Shan states.
01/13/06      expanded of Cameroon Traditional states.
12/26/05      new page: Ukraine Administrative Divisions and German occupation
                Reichskommissariat Ukraine General Districts.
12/01/05      new page: Russian S.F.S.R. Administrative divisions (to 1991).
11/12/05      added Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).
10/21/05      new page: Self-Proclaimed Micronations (Hutt River Province, Saugeais, 
                Sealand and Seborga).
10/01/05      added Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to U.S. govt.
09/29/05      added Croatia Counties, Japan Prefectures and Slovak Regions.
09/03/05      added United Church of Christ (UCC).
08/09/05      added baLobedu to South African Traditional states.
07/10/05      added Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
05/28/05      added Poland Voivodships 1919-39 and from 1999,
                and General-government districts 1939-45.
05/12/05      additions to Poland: Danzig 1526-1815.

    New Polities and International Organizations

09/30/22      updates to Ukraine reg.: Russia annexes Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson, Zaporozhye.
06/08/22      updates to Kazakhstan new reg.: Abay, Ulytau, Zhetysu.
11/30/21      update to Barbados (becomes a republic).
11/23/21      update to Ethiopia new state: South West Peoples.
10/07/21      update to Madagascar new regions: Fitovinany and Vatovavy.
08/10/21      update to The Sudan new region: Darfur Region.
07/14/21      update to Chile Regions (elected governors take office).
01/01/21      update to France reg. new European Collectivity: Alsace.
12/04/20      update to Panama new comarca: Naso Tjër Di.
07/04/20      update to Ethiopia new state: Sidama.
01/26/20      update to India new terr.: Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.
01/12/20      update to Nepal prov.: Bagmati (name).
01/01/20      update to Norway new counties: Adger, Innlandet, Troms og Finnmark,
                Vestfold og Telemark, Vestland and Viken.
10/31/19      updates to India new territories: Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh.
10/05/19      updates to Myanmar: Shan and Karen states and Yemen: Aden Protectorates.
08/08/19      update to Myanmar regions: added Wa Self-Administered Division.
03/21/19      update to Syria (Islamic State ended).
02/22/19      update to Philippines: new Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. 
01/01/19      update to Taiwan (ROC) prov.: Fukien (abolished).
12/15/18      update to Orthodox Church of Ukraine (Metrp.)
07/01/18      update to Taiwan (ROC) prov.: Taiwan (abolished).
01/19/18      update to Nepal: new Provinces instituted.
01/01/18      update to France region: Corse (becomes collectivité unique).
01/01/18      update to Norway new county: Trøndelag.
05/11/17      update to Yemen: South Yemen (Southern Transitional Council).
10/05/16      update to Somalia: HirShabelle administration.
07/28/16      update to Russia: federal district Krymskiy (abolished).
07/16/16      update to The Sudan: Darfur TRDA (abolished).
03/31/16      updates Nicaragua Autonomous Regions (names).
01/30/16      update to Mexico: Distrito Federal becomes Ciudad de México.
01/16/16      update Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) opens.
01/01/16      update to France new regions: Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine, Aquitaine-
                Limousin-Poitou-Charentes, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté,
                Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées, Normandie & Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
12/29/15      update South Sudan abolishes its 10 states creating 28 new states.
12/18/15      updates to French Guiana and Martinique become territorial authorities.
12/14/15      update to Central African Republic: 'Republic' of Logone declared.
10/29/15      update to Congo (Kinshasa) 21 new provinces effected: Bas-Uélé, Équateur,
                Haut-Katanga, Haut-Lomami, Haut-Uélé, Ituri, Kasaï, Kasaï Central, Kasaï
                Oriental, Kwango, Kwilu, Lomami, Lualaba, Mai-Ndombe, Mongala, Nord-Ubangi,
                Sankuru, Sud-Ubangi, Tanganyika, Tshopo and Tshuapa.
07/08/15      update New Development Bank (NDB) established.
06/17/15      update Norfolk Island self-government abolished.
01/01/15      update Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) established.
12/25/14      update to Taiwan new special municipality: Taoyuan city.
06/29/14      update Islamic State declared by ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
06/02/14      update to India new state: Telangana.
03/21/14      update to Russia: annexation of Crimea, creating a new Russian federal
                district (Krymsky), republic (Crimea) and federal city (Sevastopol).
03/17/14      update to Ukraine: Crimea declares independence.
01/01/14      Mayotte becomes an overseas department of France.
08/28/13      update to Somalia: Juba Interim Admin. recognized.
07/11/13      update to Sudan province: Western Kordofan restored.
05/13/13      update to Somalia: new region Jubbaland.
04/22/13      update to Indonesia new province: Kalimantan Utara (Gov.)
07/01/12      update to South Korea: Sejong special autonomous city created.
05/17/12      update to Papua New Guinea new provinces: Hela, Jiwaka.
04/06/12      added Azawad under Mali.
01/10/12      update to The Sudan new states: Central Darfur and Eastern Darfur.
10/27/11      update to Venezuela: Francisco de Miranda Territory created.
09/01/11      added Cabildo Insulares to Spain's Canary Islands.
07/09/11      independence of South Sudan.
03/31/11      update Mayotte to become an overseas department of France.
01/01/11      update to Greece: Regions.
12/25/10      update to Taiwan: SinbeiTaichung and Tainan special municipalities created.
10/10/10      Netherlands Antilles dissolved into autonomous countries Curaçao & St. Maarten;
                Bonaire, Saba & St. Eustatius become special municipalities of Netherlands.
07/08/10      International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) est.
05/30/10      Bolivia departments granted autonomy.
01/19/10      update to Russia: new federal district Severo-Kavkazsky (North Caucasian).
10/19/09      update to Uganda: Rwenzururu kingdom recognized. 
10/07/08      update to Nepal: Mustang kingship abolished.
08/31/08      update to The Sudan: Abyei Area created.
05/28/08      update to Nepal: becomes a republic.
05/23/08      update Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) est.
03/01/08      update to Russia: new kray Zabaikalsky.
02/17/08      independence of Kosovo.
12/01/07      update to Newfoundland: Nunatsiavut.
10/11/07      update to Chechnya-Ichkeria: became an emirate.
07/01/07      updates to Russia: new kray Kamchatka and Somalia: Maakhir state.
04/23/07      update to The Sudan: Transitional Darfur Regional Authority est.
02/21/07      new French overseas collectivities: Saint-Barthelemy and Saint-Martin
01/01/07      updates to EU: Bulgaria and Romania join; Sri Lanka new prov.: Eastern 
                and Northern.
06/28/06      update to UN: Montenegro joins the United Nations.
06/05/06      independence of Serbia.
06/03/06      independence of Montenegro.
12/01/05      update to Russia: new kray: Perm.
10/01/05      update Ibero-American Secretariat est.
08/14/05      added Galmudug State to Somalia.
07/09/05      update to The Sudan: Government of Southern Sudan.
06/15/05      update to Papua New Guinea: Bougainville Autonomous Government
06/14/05      update to Iraq: Kurdistan Autonomous Region.
04/21/05      update to U.S. govt.: new Director of National Intelligence (DNI). 
10/16/04      update to Indonesia: new province (Sulawesi Barat).
09/01/04      update Antarctic Treaty Secretariat est.
07/01/04      updates Denmark (regions), Indonesia: new province (Kepulauan Riau).
05/01/04      update to EU: Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia,
                Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia join.
03/29/04      update to NATO: Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania,
                Slovakia, and Slovenia join.
02/27/04      update French Polynesia autonomy increased.
02/19/04      update to Haiti: north secedes as Artibonite (to 03/19/04).
01/15/04      update Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) secretariat est.
12/14/03      update to Indonesia: new province (Irian Jaya Barat). 
02/04/03      update Yugoslavia formally abolished: successor Serbia and Montenegro.
03/11/03      update creation of International Criminal Court.
01/24/03      update to U.S. govt.: Department of Homeland Security.
10/12/02      update to Mauritius: autonomous status for Rodrigues Island.
09/27/02      update to UN: East Timor joins the United Nations.
09/10/02      update to UN: Switzerland joins the United Nations.
07/28/02      update to U.S. govt: Transportation Security Administration.
07/09/02      update to Organization of African Unity (OAU) becomes African Union.
05/20/02      independence of East Timor.
04/11/02      update to Somalia: State of Southwest Somalia.
02/14/02      update to Bahrain: becomes a kingdom.

    New Anthems, Flags, Constitutions and Currencies

09/30/22      update to Ukraine reg.: Russia annexed Kherson, Zaporozhye (flags).
09/19/22      update to Kazakhstan (capital name).
09/08/22      update to United Kingdom (anthem, national holiday).
09/03/22      update to Sovereign Military Order of Malta (constitution).
08/17/22      update to Tunisia (constitution).
07/09/22      update to Ukraine reg.: Russia occupied Kharkov (flag).
06/01/22      update to Turkey (short form name Türkiye in all languages).
04/27/22      update to Central African Republic (digital currency).
04/15/22      update to Russia oblast: Penza (flag).
04/13/22      update to Venezuela city: Caracas (flag).
02/15/22      update to Malaysia state: Sarawak (PM title).
01/24/22      update to U.S. city: Lincoln, NE (flag).
01/24/22      update to Burkina Faso (constitution suspended to 1/31).
01/17/22      update to Nepal prov.: Madhes Pradesh (name).
10/25/21      update to Nigeria (digital currency).
10/01/21      update to Venezuela (currency).
09/07/21      update to El Salvador (digital currency).
09/05/21      update to Guinea (constitution suspended).
05/18/21      update to U.S. state: Maryland (song repealed).
05/05/21      update to Kyrgyzstan (new constitution).
01/01/21      update to Algeria (constitution).
01/01/21      update to France reg.: Alsace (flag).
01/11/21      update to U.S. state: Mississippi (flag).
01/01/21      update to Australia (anthem).
01/01/21      update to Algeria (constitution).
12/02/20      update to British Virgin Islands (national holiday).
11/30/20      update to U.S. state: Rhode Island (full name).
10/20/20      update to The Bahamas (digital currency).
10/06/20      update to U.S. city: Salt Lake City (flag).
10/06/20      update to Nepal prov.: Lumbini (name).
10/01/20      update to Mali (transitional charter).
09/23/20      update to Nigeria state: Akwa Ibom (flag).
09/10/20      update to Republika Srpska (national holiday).
08/26/20      update to Serbia (national holiday).
07/04/20      update to Ethiopia new reg.: Sidama (flag).
06/30/20      update to U.S. state: Mississippi (flag repealed).
06/12/20      update to Nepal prov.: Bagmati (name).
05/15/20      update to U.S. Space Force (flag).
04/05/20      update ACP renamed OACPS.
03/30/20      update to IOC: Games of the XXXII Olympiad postponed to 23/7 - 8/8/2021.
02/10/20      update to Russia reg.: Kemerovo - Kuzbass (flag).
01/30/20      update: ISESCO renamed Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural
01/01/20      updates to Norway counties: Adger, Innlandet, Troms og Finnmark,
           Vestfold og Telemark, Vestland and Viken (flags).
11/12/19      update to U.S. city: Topeka, KS (flag).
11/01/19      update to U.S. govt: Bureau of Reclamation (flag).
10/14/19      update to U.S. city: Des Moines (flag).
10/13/19      update to Italy autonomous prov.: Blozano (name).
10/01/19      update to Myanmar reg.: Sagaing (flag).
08/28/19      update to The Philippines: Bangsamoro Autonomous Reg. (flag).
08/05/19      update to India: Jammu and Kashmir (flag, constitution).
06/21/19      update to IHO (flag).
05/10/19      update to Martinique (flag, hymn).
04/29/19      update to Saint Helena (flag).
04/10/19      update to Cuba (new constitution).
03/27/19      update to Russia reg.: Kemerovo - Kuzbass (name).
03/23/19      update to Kazakhstan (capital name).
02/20/19      update to Zimbabwe (currency).
02/12/19      update to North Macedonia (polity name).
02/04/19      update to Italy reg.: Lombardia (flag)
01/16/19      update to Burundi (capital).
01/08/19      update to Russia reg.: Pskov (flag).
12/21/18      update to Argentina prov.: San Juan (flag).
12/11/18      update to Syria: SSG (flag).
10/03/18      update to Tulsa, OK (flag).
09/28/18      update to Nepal prov.: Sudurpaschim (name).
09/13/18      update to Ethiopia reg.: Somali State (flag).
09/11/18      update to U.S. govt.: TSA (flag).
08/20/18      update to Venezuela (currency).
07/06/18      update to Nepal prov.: Gandaki (name).
06/18/18      updates to Kazakhstan prov.: Shymkent (new region), Türkistan (polity name).
06/08/18      update to Myanmar state: Mon (flag).
06/07/18      update to Burundi (constitution).
05/04/18      update to Chad (constitution).
04/19/18      update to Eswatini (Swaziland) (polity name).
02/27/18      update to Ukraine: Donetsk Republic (flag).
02/24/18      update to Nepal prov.: Kamali (name).
02/20/18      update to Venezuela (currency).
02/07/18      update to Canada (anthem).
11/28/17      updates to Mauritania (flag, anthem).
09/25/17      update to Mauritania (anthem lyrics).
07/24/17      update to Orlando, FL (flag).
04/13/17      update to South Ossetia (polity name).
04/11/17      update to Kyrgyzstan (flag).
04/06/17      update to Thailand (new constitution).
03/10/17      update to Nagorno-Karabakh (polity name, new constitution).
02/07/17      update to Equatorial Guinea (capital).
01/28/17      update to The Gambia (country name).
11/01/16      update to Norden (flag).
10/05/16      update to Somalia reg.: HirShabelle (flag).
09/30/16      updates to France regions: Grand Est, Hauts-de-France, Nouvelle-Aquitaine,
                and Occitanie (names).
08/07/16      update to Thailand (new constitution).
07/12/16      update to U.S.: Washington, DC (draft statehood constitution).
07/01/16      update to Czech Republic (English short-form polity name).
04/29/16      update to Ukraine: Lugansk Republic (anthem).
03/27/16      update to Central African Republic (new constitution).
03/06/16      update to Algeria (new constitution).
09/20/15      update to Nepal (new constitution).
07/30/15      update to Peru reg.: San Martin (flag).
07/01/15      update to U.S. state: Virginia (state song).
05/09/15      update to Ukraine: Lugansk Republic (anthem).
03/01/15      update to Belgium reg.: Brussels-Capital (flag).
01/28/15      update to Taiwan city: Tainan (flag).
01/17/15      update to France reg.: Centre-Val de Loire (name).
01/01/15      update to Lithuania (currency).
12/19/14      update to Peru reg.: Ica (flag).
11/15/14      update to Burkina Faso (constitution restored).
11/02/14      update to Ukraine: Lugansk Republic (flag).
10/31/14      update to Burkina Faso (constitution suspended).
07/22/14      update to Thailand (new constitution).
06/21/14      update to Ukraine: Donetsk Republic (flag).
05/22/14      update to Thailand (constitution suspended).
05/18/14      update to Ukraine: Lugansk Republic (constitution).
05/14/14      update to Ukraine: Donetsk Republic (constitution).
03/17/14      update to Crimea (constitution, currency).
03/07/14      update to West Virginia (state song).
01/27/14      update to Tunisia (new constitution).
01/18/14      update to Egypt (new constitution).
01/01/14      updates to Latvia (currency), Vietnam (constitution).
12/26/13      update to Russia reg.: Ulyanovsk (flag).
11/01/13      update to Solomon Island (rulers title style).
10/25/13      update to Cabo Verde (polity name).
09/06/13      update to Fiji (new constitution).
07/29/13      update to Montserrat (national anthem).
07/15/13      update to Paraguay (flag).
07/03/13      update to Egypt (constitution suspended).
06/26/13      update to WMO (flag).
06/17/13      update to ACP (flag).
05/22/13      update to Zimbabwe (new constitution, country name).
05/11/13      update to Ascension Island (flag).
04/30/13      update to The Netherlands (national holiday).
03/25/13      updates to Central African Rep. (constitution suspended) and
                Indonesia prov.: Aceh (flag).
03/13/13      update to Vatican City (national holiday).
01/08/13      update to Libya (state name).
01/03/13      update to Palestine (country name).
12/25/12      update to Egypt (new constitution).
10/15/12      update to Turks and Caicos (new constitution).
09/03/12      update to British Virgin Is. (local anthem).
08/01/12      update to Somalia (new constitution, anthem, country name).
05/28/12      update to Malawi (flag).
05/01/12      update to Belarus (flag).
04/25/12      update to St. Barthélemy (local holiday, moved to 9 Oct [1847]
                from 27 May [1848]).
03/22/12      update to to Mali (constitution suspended until 1 Apr 2012).
03/01/12      update to Tokelau (anthem).
02/27/12      update to Syria (new constitution).
02/07/12      update to Peru reg.: Puno (flag).
01/01/12      update to Hungary (constitution). 
09/27/11      update to Montserrat (new constitution).
08/26/11      update to Argentina prov.: Catamarca (flag).
08/23/11      update to Libya (flag, anthem, constitution).
07/29/11      update to Morocco (new constitution).
07/09/11      update to South Sudan (anthem, constitution, currency, flag).
06/28/11      update to Org. of Islamic Cooperation (flag).
06/01/11      update to Russia rep.: Mari El (flag). 
05/25/11      update to Belgium reg.: Wallonia-Brussels (name).
03/09/11      update to U.S. state: Utah (flag).
02/13/11      update to Egypt (constitution suspended).
01/01/11      updates to Estonia, Bonaire, Saba, St. Eustatius (currencies).
12/16/10      update to Argentina prov.: Córdoba (flag).
12/15/10      update to OECD (flag).
12/11/10      update to Madagascar (constitution).
11/25/10      update to Niger (constitution).
11/22/10      update to U.S. state: Louisiana (flag).
10/26/10      update to Saint-Martin (local flag).
10/21/10      updates to Myanmar (Burma) (flag, country name).
10/10/10      updates to Curaçao and Sint Maarten (constitutions).
08/27/10      update to Kenya (constitution).
08/07/10      update to Malawi (flag).
07/13/10      update to New Caledonia (flag).
07/02/10      update to Kyrgyzstan (constitution).
05/07/10      update to Guinea (constitution).
04/13/10      update to Argentina prov.: Tucumán (flag).
03/04/10      update to Pitcairn (constitution order).
02/26/10      update to Dominican Rep. (constitution).
02/18/10      update to update to Niger (constitution suspended).
02/17/10      update to Russia kray: Kamchatka (flag).
02/12/10      update to Peru reg.: Pasco (flag).
02/05/10      update to Angola (constitution).
01/31/10      update to African Union (flag).
01/29/10      update to French Guiana (flag).
12/22/09      update to Somalia: Puntland (flag).
11/06/09      updates to Cayman Islands (new constitution).
11/06/09      updates to Cayman Islands (PM title).
10/21/09      update to Tokelau (flag).
09/28/09      update to North Korea (constitution).
09/23/09      update to Russia oblast: Arkhangelsk (flag).
09/01/09      update to Saint Helena (constitution, country name).
08/18/09      update to Niger (constitution).
08/14/09      update to Turks and Caicos (constitution suspended).
06/02/09      update to Belarus oblast: Vitebsk (flag).
04/12/09      update to Zimbabwe (currency).
03/25/09      update to Argentina prov.: Rio Negro (flag).
03/18/09      update to Bolivia (state name).
02/27/09      update to Ukraine prov.: Zakarpattya (flag). 
02/07/09      update to Bolivia (constitution).
01/01/09      updates to Falklands (constitution), Slovakia and Turkey (currency).
12/15/08      update to Turkmenistan (anthem).
10/30/08      update to Poland: Dolnoslaskie (flag). 
10/22/08      update to Ecuador (constitution).
09/26/08      update to Turkmenistan (constitution).
08/07/08      update to Maldives (constitution).
07/18/08      update to Bhutan (constitution).
07/16/08      update to Republika Srpska (anthem).
06/26/08      update to New Caledonia (anthem).
06/15/08      update to Kosovo (constitution).
06/11/08      update to Kosovo (anthem).
05/29/08      updates to Tokelau (flag) and Myanmar (Burma) (constitution).
05/28/08      update to Nepal (country name).
05/18/08      update to Myanmar (draft constitution).
02/17/08      update to Kosovo (flag).
01/22/08      update to Iraq (flag).
01/01/08      updates to Cyprus, Britsh Sovereign Base Areas, Malta and Venezuela
10/23/07      update to Kyrgyzstan (constitution).
10/22/07      update to Montenegro (constitution, country name).
10/11/07      update to Chechnya-Ichkeria (constitution, flag).
08/19/07      update to Thailand (constitution).
08/03/07      update to Nepal (anthem).
06/19/07      update to British Virgin Islands (constitution).
01/15/07      update to Nepal (constitution).
01/09/07      update to The Sudan (currency).
01/02/07      update to Gibraltar (constitution).
01/01/07      update to Slovenia (currency)
12/10/06      update to Nagorno-Karabakh (constitution).
11/10/06      update to Serbia (constitution).
11/09/06      update to Kyrgyzstan (constitution).
10/04/06      update to Lesotho (flag).
10/01/06      update to Palau (capital).
08/09/06      update to Turks and Caicos (constitution).
07/06/06      update to Mongolia (anthem lyrics).
06/21/06      update to OECS (flag).
05/14/06      update to Afghanistan (anthem).
03/07/06      update to Venezuela (flag).
02/18/06      update to Congo (Kinshasa) (flag and constitution).
01/06/06      update to Kazakhstan (anthem).
11/08/05      update to Myanmar (Burma) (capital)
10/25/05      update to Iraq (constitution). 
07/26/05      update to Swaziland (constitution). 
07/09/05      update to The Sudan (constitution).
04/24/05      update to Vatican City (national holiday).
02/28/05      update to Burundi (constitution).
01/09/05      update to Zanzibar (flag).
01/01/05      updates to Madagascar (currency) and Turkey (currency).
11/16/04      update to Sint Eustatius (flag).
11/05/04      update to Rodrigues Island (flag).
08/18/04      update to Chechnya (flag).
08/17/04      update to Serbia (state flag).
07/20/04      update to Georgia (Adjaria flag).
07/12/04      update to Montenegro (flag and anthem). 
06/28/04      update to Iraq (flag and anthem)
04/23/04      update to Georgia (anthem).
03/08/04      update to Iraq (constitution).
02/28/04      update to Vojvodina (flag).
01/26/04      update to Afghanistan (constitution).
01/14/04      update to Georgia (flag).
01/04/04      update to Afghanistan (flag).
05/26/03      update to Rwanda (constitution).
05/08/03      update to U.S. state of Georgia (flag).
02/04/03      update to Serbia & Montenegro (constitution).
10/20/02      update to Tristan da Cunha (flag)
06/27/02      update to Afghanistan (flag).
02/14/02      update to Bahrain (flag).
01/28/02      update to Afghanistan (flag).
01/26/02      update to Christmas Island (flag).
01/07/02      update to Comoros (flag).
01/01/02      update to Rwanda (flag).
01/01/02      update to European Union (currency).