From:
John Leach's
Encyclopedia of Postal Authorities
:

Rab - Ryukyu Islands

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Rab

Refer:		Arbe


Rajasthan

Dates:		1948 - 1950
Currency:	12 pies = 1 anna; 16 annas = 1 rupee

Album:		Indian Native States


Rajnandgaon

Refer:		Nandgaon


Rajpipla

Dates:		1880 - 1886
Currency:	12 pies = 1 anna; 16 annas = 1 rupee

Album:		Indian Native States


Rarotonga

Dates:		1919 - 1932
Currency:	12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound

Album:		Cook Islands


Ras Al Khaima

Stamps issued 1967-72 were non-postal and are unrecognised.

Dates:		1964 - 1966
Currency: 	(1964) 100 naye paise = 1 rupee
		(1966) 100 dirhams = 1 riyal

Album:		Trucial States


Redonda

Refer: 		Antigua


Republic of China

Refer:		Chinese Nationalist Republic (Taiwan);
		Taiwan


* Republic of Ireland

Dates:		1922 -
Capital:		Dublin
Currency:	(1922) 12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound
		(1971) 100 pence = 1 pound
		(2002) 100 cents = 1 euro ()


Republic of Maldives

Refer:		Maldive Islands


Republika Srpska

Refer:		Bosnian Serb Republic


Republique Libanaise

Refer:		Lebanon


Rethymnon (Russian Post Office)

Russia was one of the powers which occupied Crete in 1898.  It had a post office at Rethymnon within its
own sphere of administration.  Four types were issued, overprinted RETHYMNO, and a total of 37 stamps.

Refer: 		Crete (Russian Post Offices)


* Reunion

Dates:		1885 - 1974
Capital:		Saint-Denis
Currency:	100 centimes = 1 franc
		(2002) 100 cents = 1 euro ()


Rheinland - Pfalz

Refer:		Rhineland-Palatinate (French Zone)


Rhineland - Palatinate (French Zone)

Dates:		1947 - 1949
Capital:		Mainz
Currency:	100 pfennige = 1 mark

Album:		Germany (Allied Occupation)


Rhodes

Italian colony in the Dodecanese which used the general EGEO issues and had its own stamps
inscribed RODI, the Italian name of the island.

Dates:		1912 - 1935
Capital: 		Rodhos
Currency: 	100 centesimi = 1 lira

Album: 		Aegean Islands (Dodecanese)


* Rhodesia

Dates:		1965 - 1980
Capital:		Salisbury
Currency:	(1965) 12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound
		(1969) 100 cents = 1 dollar

Includes:		Rhodesia (British Colonial Issues);
		Southern Rhodesia

See also:		Zimbabwe


Rhodesia (British Colonial Issues)

Dates:		1909 - 1924
Capital:		Salisbury
Currency:	12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound

Album:		Rhodesia


* Rhodesia & Nyasaland

Dates:		1954 - 1964
Capital:		Salisbury
Currency:	12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound


* Riau-Lingga Archipelago

Dates:		1954 - 1965
Capital:		Tandjungpinang
Currency:	100 sen = 1 rupiah

See also:		Indonesia


Rijeka

Refer:		Fiume (Yugoslav Occupation)


Rio de Oro

Dates:		1905 - 1924
Capital:		Villa Cisneros
Currency:	100 centimos = 1 peseta

Album:		Spanish West Africa


Rio Muni

Dates:		1960 - 1968
Capital:		Bata
Currency:	100 centimos = 1 peseta

Album:		Spanish Guinea


Rizeh (Russian Post Office)

Dates:		1909 - 1910
Currency:	40 paras = 1 piastre

Album:		Russian Post Offices in the Turkish Empire


Rodi

Refer:		Rhodes


Romagna

Dates:		1859 - 1860
Capital:		Bologna
Currency:	100 bajocchi = 1 scudo

Album:		Italian States


Roman States

Refer:		Papal States


Romania

Refer:		Rumania


ROPiT

Abbreviation of Russkoe Obshchestvo Parokhudstva i Torgovll.

Refer:		Russian Post Offices in the Turkish Empire


* Ross Dependency

Dates:		1957 -
Capital:		Scott Base
Currency:	(1957) 12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound
		(1968) 100 cents = 1 dollar


Rouad Island

Refer:		Ile Rouad


* Ruanda - Urundi

Dates:		1924 - 1962
Capital:		Usumbura
Currency:	100 centimes = 1 franc

See also:		Belgian Congo;
		Burundi;
		Rwanda


* Rumania

Dates:		1865 -
Capital:		Bucharest
Currency:	(1865) 40 parale = 1 piastre
		(1867) 100 bani = 1 leu

Includes:		Moldavia;
		Moldo-Wallachia


Rumania (Austrian Occupation)

Dates:		1917 - 1918
Currency:	100 bani = 1 leu

Album:		Austro-Hungarian Military Post


Rumania (Bulgarian Occupation)

Refer: 		Dobruja (Bulgarian Occupation)


Rumania (German Occupation)

Dates:		1917 - 1918
Currency:	100 bani = 1 leu

Album:		German Occupation Issues (WW1)


* Rumanian Post Abroad

Includes:		Banat Bacska (Rumanian Occupation);
		Constantinople (Rumanian Post Office);
		Debrecen (Rumanian Occupation);
		Hungary (Rumanian Occupation);
		Rumanian Post Offices in the Turkish Empire;
		Temesvar (Rumanian Occupation);
		Transylvania (Rumanian Occupation)


Rumanian Post Offices in the Turkish Empire

Dates:		1896 - 1919
Currency:	(1896) 40 paras = 1 piastre
		(1919) 100 bani = 1 leu

Album:		Rumanian Post Abroad


* Russia

Stamps issued are cat. nos 6311 onwards of Russia.

Dates:		1992 -
Capital:		Moscow
Currency:	100 kopecks = 1 rouble

Includes:		Russia (pre-Soviet)

See also:		Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)


Russia (pre - Soviet)

Stamps issued were cat. nos 1-324 of Russia.

Dates:		1858 - 1923
Capital:		Moscow
Currency:	100 kopecks = 1 rouble

Album:		Russia


Russia (German Occupation)

Refer:		Ostland;
		Ukraine (German Occupation)


Russian Army Issues

Refer:		North Western Army;
		Northern Army;
		Western Army


* Russian Civil War Issues

Includes:		Amur Province;
		Ataman Semyonov Regime (Transbaikal);
		Crimea;
		Denikin Government;
		Don Territory;
		Far Eastern Republic;
		Kolchak Government (Siberia);
		Kuban Territory;
		North Ingermanland;
		North Western Army;
		Northern Army;
		Priamur & Maritime Provinces;
		Siberia (Czechoslovak Army);
		Transbaikal Province;
		Western Army;
		Wrangel Government

See also:		USSR Issues for the Far East


* Russian Occupation Issues

Includes:		North Korea (Russian Occupation);
		South Lithuania (Russian Occupation)


* Russian Post Offices Abroad

Includes:		China (Russian Post Offices);
		Crete (Russian Post Offices)


* Russian Post Offices in the Turkish Empire

Russia had many post offices in the Turkish Empire which were run by ROPiT.  General issues were in use
throughout the period but several local overprints were introduced in 1909.  This included the offices at
Mytilene, Salonika and Mount Athos.  Other Russian POs in Greece were at Kandia, Volos (Thessaly),
Port Lagos (Thrace), Khios and Rhodes.

Dates:		1863 - 1914
Currency: 	(1863) 100 kopecks = 1 rouble
		(1900) 40 paras = 1 piastre

Includes:		Beirut (Russian Post Office);
		Constantinople (Russian Post Office);
		Dardanelles (Russian Post Offices);
		Jaffa (Russian Post Office);
		Jerusalem (Russian Post Office);
		Kerrasunde (Russian Post Office);
		Mount Athos (Russian Post Office);
		Mytilene (Russian Post Office);
		Rizeh (Russian Post Office);
		Salonika (Russian Post Office);
		Smyrne (Russian Post Office);
		Trebizonde (Russian Post Office)


Russian Zone (General Issues)

Dates:		1948 - 1949
Capital:		East Berlin
Currency:	100 pfennige = 1 mark

Album:		Germany (Allied Occupation)


Russkoe Obshchestvo Parokhudstva i Torgovll

Refer:		ROPiT


Rustenburg

Dates:		1900 - 1902
Currency:	12 pence = 1 shilling; 0 shillings = 1 pound

Album:		Transvaal


* Rwanda

Dates:		1962 -
Capital:		Kigali
Currency:	100 centimes = 1 franc

See also:		Ruanda-Urundi


* Ryukyu Islands

Dates:		1948 - 1972
Capital:		Naha
Currency:	(1948) 100 sen = 1 yen
		(1958) 100 cents = 1 dollar

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