Description
This template is used to help describe a nation which no longer exists. It has been written to accommodate any and all possibilities of nations.
Syntax
Type {{Former country|...}} somewhere, with parameters as shown below. The following is a full list of the infobox. If any of these are missing from the infobox, than they will not be included into the box.
{{Former country
| name = <!--Name of the nation (particularly in the native language). Default value is {{PAGENMAE}}.-->
| name_en = <!--Name of the nation in English (if {{{name}}} is not used).-->
| name_short = <!--Short name of the nation. Defaults to {{{name_en}}} and {{{name}}}.-->
| Timeline = <!--The timeline in which this nation is part of. Automatically comes with linking.-->
| period = <!--The time period in which this nation existed-->
| preceded_by = <!--The government(s) this nation was prior to this one-->
| succeeded_by = <!--The government(s) this nation became after its end-->
| area_unit = <!--Units of measurement you wish to use in this infobox. Defaults to "km²".-->
| pop_unit = <!--Units of population you wish to use in this infobox.-->
| of = <!--Used to give a more gramatical liason between Flag, CoA, etc., and name of nation. Defaults to "of."-->
| flag = <!--File of the flag.-->
| flag_width = <!--Desired width for the flag. Defaults to 120px when there is a {{{CoA}}}, or to 180px otherwise.-->
| flag_caption = <!--Caption under the flag. Defaults to "Flag of {{{name_short}}}."-->
| coa = <!--File of the Coat of Arms (CoA).-->
| coa_width = <!--Desired width for the CoA. Defaults to 80px. -->
| coa_caption = <!--Caption under the CoA. Defaults to "Coat of Arms of {{{name_short}}}."-->
| map = <!--File of a map.-->
| map_width = <!--Desired width for the map. Defaults to 220px.-->
| map_caption = <!--Caption under the map.-->
| motto = <!--National motto of the nation-->
| motto_non = <!--For mottoes which do not use the Latin alphabet-->
| motto_lang = <!--Language of which the national motto is from.-->
| motto_en = <!--English translation of the motto (if needed).-->
| Anthem = <!--National anthem of the nation.-->
| capital = <!--Capital city of the nation.-->
| city_largest = <!--Largest/Most populated city of the nation.-->
| city_other = <!--Additional cities.-->
| language = <!--Official languages of the nation.-->
| language_other = <!--Additional languages of the nation.-->
| religion = <!--National religion of the nation.-->
| religion_other = <!--Additional religious beliefs.-->
| ethnic_group = <!--Major ethnic groups-->
| ethnic_other = <!--Additional ethnic groups-->
| regime = <!--Regime of the nation (form of government).-->
| governing_body = <!--The governing body of the nation.-->
| area = <!--Area of the nation.-->
| population = <!--Population of the nation-->
| currency = <!--Currency of the nation.-->
| timezone = <!--Timezones of the nation.-->
| summer_time = <!--Summer timezones-->
| Internet TLD = <!--Internet TLD.-->
}}
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