shows the first club in each of Rotary's geographic regions and countries based on current
boundaries. The date following club name is the admission (charter) date
into Rotary. Another club might have been first in a particular
but due to boundary changes it is no longer in that geographic region. Also, when
some of these clubs were admitted, they were not the first club in a
geographic region, but became so when their portion gained independence.
[ ] indicates the original name of the geographic region and/or city on the charter.
Club names are the names of the current clubs as some have changed over