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This is a list for the most important articles about culture and society, defined broadly.

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This is a list for the most important articles about culture and society, defined broadly.


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Everyday life and social sciences (135)[edit]

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Humanities (140)[edit]

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  1. ^ Cite error: The named reference ABK was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  2. ^ Argentina is also named Argentine Nation for purposes of legislation.
  3. ^ See also Nagorno-Karabakh.
  4. ^ Cite error: The named reference names was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  5. ^ Canada is officially also (but infrequently) referred to as Dominion of Canada.
  6. ^ The Central African Republic is also infrequently rendered as Central Africa.
  7. ^ The People's Republic of China is occasionally rendered as mainland China in the relationship with its special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau as well as its relations with the Republic of China on Taiwan.
  8. ^ The Republic of China (ROC) is commonly referred to as Taiwan by the international community. It is also diplomatically sometimes known as Chinese Taipei or other names and regarded by UN as Taiwan, Province of China (see One-China policy). The ROC is not a UN member since late 1971. It is currently recognized by the Holy See and 24 UN member states and with de facto international relations with most others. The political status of the ROC and the legal status of Taiwan (alongside the territories currently under the ROC jurisdiction) are in dispute. The ROC should not be confused with the so-called "Republic of Taiwan" proposed by supporters of Taiwan independence.
  9. ^ The Democratic Republic of the Congo is formerly and popularly known as Zaire. It is referred to as Congo-Kinshasa to distinguish it from the Republic of the Congo.
  10. ^ The Republic of the Congo is referred to as Congo-Brazzaville to distinguish it from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  11. ^ See also Northern Cyprus.
  12. ^ The Czech Republic is also infrequently rendered as Czechia. See Names of the Czech Republic.
  13. ^ Falkland Islands is also claimed by Argentina as Islas Malvinas.
  14. ^ See also Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
  15. ^ The Bailiwick of Guernsey includes its self-governing dependencies Alderney, Herm and Sark.
  16. ^ Hong Kong is a Special administrative region of the People's Republic of China. It is diplomatically known as Hong Kong, China.
  17. ^ Ireland is commonly referred to as the Republic of Ireland as the official "description" of the state in order to distinguish it from the island of Ireland as a whole.
  18. ^ The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is popularly known as North Korea.
  19. ^ The Republic of Korea is popularly known as South Korea.
  20. ^ a b Kosovo is an autonomous province of Serbia currently administered by the Provisional Institution of Self-Government under the supervision of the UN Interim Administration Mission.
  21. ^ Kyrgyzstan is also sometimes rendered as Kirghizia.
  22. ^ Macao is a Special administrative region of the People's Republic of China. It is diplomatically known as Macao, China.
  23. ^ Macedonia is referred to by UN and a number of countries and international organizations as the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
  24. ^ See also Pridnestrovie.
  25. ^ See also Western Sahara.
  26. ^ Cite error: The named reference NK was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  27. ^ Legally the Netherlands refers to the mainland European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, with the latter consisting of the Netherlands and two overseas countries, namely Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles.
  28. ^ Cite error: The named reference NC was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  29. ^ The State of Palestine in the Palestinian territories is currently recognized by the Holy See and 93 UN member states. It has never been admitted as a full UN member (only granted with a permanent observer status) but is a member of the Arab League and the Organization of the Islamic Conference. The State claims the whole Palestinian territories but only exercises de facto control over part of the territories administered through its shadow organ, the Palestinian National Authority (PNA). It is further supported by other countries according the PNA a pivotal role in the process that may involve their eventually recognizing the State as sovereign.
  30. ^ Cite error: The named reference PRID was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  31. ^ See also Kosovo.
  32. ^ Somalia is presently fragmented with its Transitional National Government in exile. See also Somaliland.
  33. ^ Cite error: The named reference SOM was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  34. ^ Cite error: The named reference SOS was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  35. ^ Svalbard is an overseas territory of Norway recognized by international treaty.
  36. ^ Vatican City is administered by a Governor appointed by the Pope, with the latter being the head of the Holy See and that of the Vatican City concurrently.
  37. ^ The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic in Western Sahara is currently recognized by 46 UN member states. It has never been admitted to the UN but is a member of the African Union. It claims the whole territory of Western Sahara but only exercises effective control over the territory east of Moroccan Wall, while a large portion of the territory is occupied by and integrated into Morocco.
  38. ^ Argentina is also named Argentine Nation for purposes of legislation.
  39. ^ See also Nagorno-Karabakh.
  40. ^ Canada is officially also (but infrequently) referred to as Dominion of Canada.
  41. ^ The Central African Republic is also infrequently rendered as Central Africa.
  42. ^ The People's Republic of China is occasionally rendered as mainland China in the relationship with its special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau as well as its relations with the Republic of China on Taiwan.
  43. ^ The Republic of China (ROC) is commonly referred to as Taiwan by the international community. It is also diplomatically sometimes known as Chinese Taipei or other names and regarded by UN as Taiwan, Province of China (see One-China policy). The ROC is not a UN member since late 1971. It is currently recognized by the Holy See and 24 UN member states and with de facto international relations with most others. The political status of the ROC and the legal status of Taiwan (alongside the territories currently under the ROC jurisdiction) are in dispute. The ROC should not be confused with the so-called "Republic of Taiwan" proposed by supporters of Taiwan independence.
  44. ^ The Democratic Republic of the Congo is formerly and popularly known as Zaire. It is referred to as Congo-Kinshasa to distinguish it from the Republic of the Congo.
  45. ^ The Republic of the Congo is referred to as Congo-Brazzaville to distinguish it from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  46. ^ See also Northern Cyprus.
  47. ^ The Czech Republic is also infrequently rendered as Czechia. See Names of the Czech Republic.
  48. ^ Falkland Islands is also claimed by Argentina as Islas Malvinas.
  49. ^ See also Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
  50. ^ The Bailiwick of Guernsey includes its self-governing dependencies Alderney, Herm and Sark.
  51. ^ Hong Kong is a Special administrative region of the People's Republic of China. It is diplomatically known as Hong Kong, China.
  52. ^ Ireland is commonly referred to as the Republic of Ireland as the official "description" of the state in order to distinguish it from the island of Ireland as a whole.
  53. ^ The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is popularly known as North Korea.
  54. ^ The Republic of Korea is popularly known as South Korea.
  55. ^ Kyrgyzstan is also sometimes rendered as Kirghizia.
  56. ^ Macao is a Special administrative region of the People's Republic of China. It is diplomatically known as Macao, China.
  57. ^ Macedonia is referred to by UN and a number of countries and international organizations as the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
  58. ^ See also Pridnestrovie.
  59. ^ See also Western Sahara.
  60. ^ Legally the Netherlands refers to the mainland European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, with the latter consisting of the Netherlands and two overseas countries, namely Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles.
  61. ^ The State of Palestine in the Palestinian territories is currently recognized by the Holy See and 93 UN member states. It has never been admitted as a full UN member (only granted with a permanent observer status) but is a member of the Arab League and the Organization of the Islamic Conference. The State claims the whole Palestinian territories but only exercises de facto control over part of the territories administered through its shadow organ, the Palestinian National Authority (PNA). It is further supported by other countries according the PNA a pivotal role in the process that may involve their eventually recognizing the State as sovereign.
  62. ^ See also Kosovo.
  63. ^ Somalia is presently fragmented with its Transitional National Government in exile. See also Somaliland.
  64. ^ Svalbard is an overseas territory of Norway recognized by international treaty.
  65. ^ Vatican City is administered by a Governor appointed by the Pope, with the latter being the head of the Holy See and that of the Vatican City concurrently.
  66. ^ The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic in Western Sahara is currently recognized by 46 UN member states. It has never been admitted to the UN but is a member of the African Union. It claims the whole territory of Western Sahara but only exercises effective control over the territory east of Moroccan Wall, while a large portion of the territory is occupied by and integrated into Morocco.