Civilizations

Africa

Egypt

3100 BCE - 500 BCE

Niger River Valley

300 BCE - 900

Meroë

300 BCE - 100

Axum

50 CE - 571

Ghana

830 - 1235

Mali

1230 - 1600

Songhay Empire

1340 - 1591

European colonies

1881 - 1945

South Africa

1910 - 2014

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Middle East

Sumer

3200 BCE - 2350 BCE

Akkadian Empire

2350 BCE - 2000 BCE

Babylonian Empire

1900 BCE - 1500 BCE

Assyrian Empire

900 BCE - 612 BCE

Achaemenid dynasty

553 BCE - 330 BCE

Umayyad caliphate

661 - 750

Abbasid caliphate

750 - 1258

Ottoman Empire

1300 - 1920

Safavid Empire

1500 - 1730

Syria

1920 - 2014

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Turkey

1920 - 2014

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Iraq

1920 - 2014

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Asia

Oxus

2200 BCE - 1700 BCE

Indus Valley

2000 BCE - 1700 BCE

Shang dynasty

1600 BCE - 1046 BCE

Zhou dynasty

1046 BCE - 771 BCE

Qin dynasty

221 BCE - 206 BCE

Han dynasty

206 BCE - 220

Sui dynasty

589 - 618

Tang dynasty

618 - 907

Korea

688 - 1910

Vietnam

939 - 2014

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Song dynasty

960 - 1279

Feudal Japan

1185 - 1600

Mongol Empire

1206 - 1368

Ming dynasty

1368 - 1644

Mughal Empire

1526 - 1707

Qing dynasty

1644 - 1912

Modern Japan

1853 - 2014

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North Korea

1945 - 2014

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South Korea

1945 - 2014

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Pakistan

1947 - 2014

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India

1947 - 2014

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People's Republic of China

1949 - 2014

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Europe

Greek city-states

750 BCE - 338 BCE

Roman Republic

509 BCE - 27 BCE

Alexander the Great's Empire

334 BCE - 323 bce

Roman Empire

27 BCE - 476

Medieval Europe

476 - 1500

Byzantine Empire

476 - 1453

Kievan Rus

882 - 1283

Holy Roman Empire

962 - 1806

Portuguese Empire

1415 - 2002

Spanish Empire

1492 - 1976

French Empire

1534 - 1980

Dutch Empire

1543 - 1975

British Empire

1603 - 1949

Austria-Hungary

1867 - 1918

Italy

1870 - 2014

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Germany

1870 - 2014

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USSR

1917 - 1991

Poland

1918 - 2014

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Americas

Norte Chico

3000 BCE - 1800 BCE

Olmec

1200 BCE - 400 BCE

Chavín

750 BCE - 200 BCE

Moche

100 ce - 800

Maya

250 ce - 900

Teotihuacán

300 Ce - 600

Wari and Tiwanaku

400 ce - 1000 ce

Aztec Empire

1428 - 1521

Inca Empire

1438 - 1572

United States

1776 - 2014

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Haiti

1804 - 2014

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Cuba

1902 - 2014

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