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The Commonwealth in brief

Great Britain. Central Office of Information. Reference Division.

The Commonwealth in brief

by Great Britain. Central Office of Information. Reference Division.

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Published by Reference Division, Central Office of Information in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Commonwealth of Nations

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    Pagination52 p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14987174M

    The Commonwealth of Nations, generally known simply as the Commonwealth, is a political association of 54 member states, nearly all former territories of the British Empire. The chief institutions of the organisation are the Commonwealth Secretariat, which focuses on intergovernmental aspects, and the Commonwealth Foundation, which focuses on non-governmental relations between member arters: Marlborough House, London, . The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 54 independent and equal countries. It is home to billion people, and includes both advanced economies and developing countries. Our members work together to promote prosperity, democracy and peace, amplify the voice of small states, and protect.

    Friday, Octo Published at GMT UK A brief history of the Commonwealth > To some, the Commonwealth is an out-dated remnant of the British Empire - although it would be impolite to say so at the biannual Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Edinburgh (November ). Commonwealth of Nations, voluntary association of Great Britain and its dependencies, certain former British dependencies that are now sovereign states and their dependencies, and the associated states (states with full internal government but whose external relations are governed by Britain); Mozambique and Rwanda are the only members never to have been under British authority even in part.

    The Commonwealth was the political structure during the period from to when England and Wales, later along with Ireland and Scotland, were governed as a republic after the end of the Second English Civil War and the trial and execution of Charles ed by: Interregnum (–), Restoration (). Poland - Poland - The Commonwealth: The dual Polish-Lithuanian state, Respublica, or “Commonwealth” (Polish: Rzeczpospolita), was one of the largest states in Europe. While Poland in the midth century occupied an area of about , square miles (, square km), with some million inhabitants, the Commonwealth at its largest point in the early 17th century comprised nearly.


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1 [f Ziegler]. Augustine, Epist. Take a brief look at that book On the Commonwealth, from which you drank up that attitude of a patriotic citizen, that there is for good men no limit or end of looking out for one's country. 2 [fr. 1a]. Thus, since our country provides more benefits and is a parent prior to our biological parents, we have a greater obligation.

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Semi-independent countries were called Dominions. The Commonwealth spans the globe and includes both advanced economies and developing countries. It encompasses Africa (19 countries), Asia (8), the Caribbean and Americas (13), Europe (3), and the Pacific (11). Thirty-two of our members are small states, usually with a population under million, and 24 members are small island developing states.

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