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mandated territories Search catalogue 294923861
A State or territory administered by another country on behalf an international organization. The League of Nations mandates were superseded in 1946 by United Nations trusts. All remaining mandated territories became trust territories, with the exception of South West Africa, whose status was contested by South Africa and the UN until it became independent in 1990.
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