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A significant number of autonomous republics can be found within the successor states of the Soviet Union, but the majority are located within Russia. Many of these republics were established during the Soviet period as Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republics, or ASSRs. In its final decades of its existence, the Soviet Union consisted of 15 Soviet Socialist Republics (SSR), often called simply Soviet republics. ...


Autonomous republics within the former Soviet Socialist Republics

The Russian Federation is divided into 88 federal subjects (constituent units), 21 of which are republics. ... Momine Khatun Mausoleum in Nakhichevan. ... Official languages Abkhaz, with Russian having co-official status and widespread use by government and other institutions Political status De facto independent Capital Sukhumi Capitals coordinates President Sergei Bagapsh Prime Minister Alexander Ankvab Independence  â€“ Declared  â€“ Recognition From Georgia  23 July 1992  none Currency Russian ruble Official languages Abkhaz and... Official language Georgian Capital Batumi ISO code GE.AJ Head of the Government Levan Varshalomidze Area  - Total  - % water 2,900 km² n/a Population  - Total (1989)  - Density 392,432 135. ... Motto: Процветание в единстве - Prosperity in unity Anthem: Нивы и горы твои волшебны, Родина - Your fields and mounts are wonderful, Motherland Capital Simferopol Largest cities Simferopol, Eupatoria, Kerch, Theodosia, Yalta Official language Ukrainian. ... Karakalpakstan (Uzbek: Qoraqalpogiston Respublikasi or Қорақалпоғистон Республикаси; Karakalpak: Қарақалпақстан Республикасы or Qaraqalpaqstan Respublikası) is an autonomous republic of Uzbekistan. ...

French territories

The designation also can refer to the following 13 former French territories in Africa before 1960, when all gained independence:

December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Fraternité, Justice, Travail  (French) Fellowship, Justice, Labour Anthem: LAube Nouvelle  (French) The Dawn of a New Day Capital Porto Novo1 Largest city Cotonou French Government Multiparty democracy  - President Yayi Boni Independence from France   - Date August 1, 1960  Area  - Total 112,622 km² (101st) 43,483 sq mi   - Water... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Unity, Discipline and Labour  (translation) Anthem: LAbidjanaise Capital Yamoussoukro (official) Abidjan (de facto) Largest city Abidjan French Government Republic  - President Laurent Gbagbo  - Prime Minister Charles Konan Banny Independence from France   - Date August 7, 1960  Area  - Total 322,463 km² (68th) 124,503 sq mi   - Water (%) 1. ... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Tanindrazana, Fahafahana, Fandrosoana  (Malagasy) Ancestral-land, Liberty, Progress Anthem: Ry Tanindraza nay malala ô Oh, Our Beloved Ancestral-land Capital Antananarivo latd=18 Largest city Antananarivo Malagasy, French[1] Government Republic  - President Marc Ravalomanana  - Prime Minister Jacques Sylla Independence from France   - Date 26 June 1960  Area  - Total 587,041 km... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Unité, Travail, Progrès (French: Unity, Work, Progress) Anthem: La Congolaise Capital Brazzaville Largest city Brazzaville Official language(s) French Government Republic President Prime Minister Denis Sassou-Nguesso Isidore Mvouba Independence  - Date From France 15 August 1960 Area    - Total 342,000 km² (62nd)   132047 sq mi   - Water (%) 3. ... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Un peuple, un but, une foi (English: One people, one goal, one faith) Anthem: Pour lAfrique et pour toi, Mali (English: For Africa and for you, Mali) Capital Bamako Largest city Bamako Official language(s) French Government Parliamentary democracy  - President Amadou Toumani Touré  - Prime Minister Ousmane Issoufi Ma... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Travail, Liberté, Patrie  (French) Work, Liberty, Homeland Anthem: Salut à toi, pays de nos aïeux  (French) Hail to thee, land of our forefathers Capital Lomé Largest city Lomé French Government Republic  - President Faure Gnassingbé  - Prime Minister Yawovi Agboyibo Independence    - from France April 27, 1960  Area  - Total 56,785 km... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Unité, Progrès, Justice (French: Unity, Progress, Justice) Anthem: Une Seule Nuit (One Single Night) Capital Ouagadougou Largest city Ouagadougou French Government Parliamentary system  - President Blaise Compaoré  - Prime Minister Paramanga Ernest Yonli Independence from France   - Date August 5, 1960  Area  - Total 274,000 km² (74th) 105,792 sq mi... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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