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Administrative division

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An administrative division, unit, entity, area or region, also referred to as a subnational entity, statoid, constituent unit, or country subdivision, is a portion of a country or other region delineated for the purpose of administration. [1]

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Adansi South District

The Adansi South District is one of the twenty-seven (27) districts in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, and the southernmost district in the Ashanti Region.

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Administration (government)

The term administration, as used in the context of government, differs according to jurisdiction.

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All politics is local

The phrase, "all politics is local" is a common phrase in U.S. politics.

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Area (country subdivision)

In addition to its other uses, the word "area" may refer to any of the following types of country subdivisions.

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Autonomous administrative division

An autonomous administrative division (also referred to as an autonomous area, entity, unit, region, subdivision, or territory) is a subdivision or dependent territory of a country that has a degree of self-governance, or autonomy, from an external authority.

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Autonomous communities of Spain

In Spain, an autonomous community (comunidad autónoma, autonomia erkidegoa, comunitat autònoma, comunidade autónoma, comunautat autonòma) is a first-level political and administrative division, created in accordance with the Spanish constitution of 1978, with the aim of guaranteeing limited autonomy of the nationalities and regions that make up Spain.

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Band society

A band society, or horde, is the simplest form of human society.

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A borough is an administrative division in various English-speaking countries.

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Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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A burgh was an autonomous municipal corporation in Scotland and Northern England, usually a town, or toun in Scots.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and part of the Boston metropolitan area.

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Canton (country subdivision)

A canton is a type of administrative division of a country.

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A city is a large human settlement.

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Constituent state

A constituent state is a territorial and constitutional entity forming part of a sovereign state.

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Constitutional republic

A Constitutional republic is a republic that operates under a system of separation of powers, where both the chief executive and members of the legislature are elected by the citizens and must govern within an existing written constitution.

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A country is a region that is identified as a distinct national entity in political geography.

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A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes,Chambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations.

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County seat

A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.

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Department (country subdivision)

A department is an administrative or political subdivision in many countries.

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Dependent territory

A dependent territory, dependent area or dependency is a territory that does not possess full political independence or sovereignty as a sovereign state yet remains politically outside the controlling state's integral area.

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A district is a type of administrative division that, in some countries, is managed by local government.

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Division (country subdivision)

A division is a type of administrative division of some Asian and African countries, as well as a sub-division of entities in England.

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Dominium, a legal term meaning "Dominion; control; ownership," forms several related compounds in legal Latin.

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A duchy is a country, territory, fief, or domain ruled by a duke or duchess.

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Electoral district

An electoral district, (election) precinct, election district, or legislative district, called a voting district by the US Census (also known as a constituency, riding, ward, division, electoral area, or electorate) is a territorial subdivision for electing members to a legislative body.

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An empire is defined as "an aggregate of nations or people ruled over by an emperor or other powerful sovereign or government, usually a territory of greater extent than a kingdom, as the former British Empire, Spanish Empire, Portuguese Empire, French Empire, Persian Empire, Russian Empire, German Empire, Abbasid Empire, Umayyad Empire, Byzantine Empire, Ottoman Empire, or Roman Empire".

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An entity is something that exists as itself, as a subject or as an object, actually or potentially, concretely or abstractly, physically or not.

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Federal monarchy

A federal monarchy is a federation of states with a single monarch as over-all head of the federation, but retaining different monarchs, or a non-monarchical system of government, in the various states joined to the federation.

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GADM, the Database of Global Administrative Areas, is a high-resolution database of country administrative areas, with a goal of "all countries, at all levels, at any time period." The database is available in a few export formats, including shapefiles that are used in most common GIS applications.

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Greater Accra Region

The Greater Accra Region has the smallest area of Ghana's 10 administrative regions, occupying a total land surface of 3,245 square kilometres or 1.4 per cent of the total land area of Ghana.

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Home rule

Home rule is government of a colony, dependent country, or region by its own citizens.

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Hundred (county division)

A hundred is an administrative division that is geographically part of a larger region.

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Indian reservation

An Indian reservation is a legal designation for an area of land managed by a federally recognized Native American tribe under the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs rather than the state governments of the United States in which they are physically located.

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Indian reserve

In Canada, an Indian reserve (réserve indienne) is specified by the Indian Act as a "tract of land, the legal title to which is vested in Her Majesty, that has been set apart by Her Majesty for the use and benefit of a band." First Nations reserves are the areas set aside for First Nations people after a contract with the Canadian state ("the Crown"), and are not to be confused with land claims areas, which involve all of that First Nations' traditional lands: a much larger territory than any other reserve.

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ISO 3166-2

ISO 3166-2 is part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and defines codes for identifying the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

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List of administrative division name changes

This is a list of administrative divisions whose names were officially changed at one or more points in history.

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List of administrative divisions by country

The table below indicates the types and, where known, numbers of administrative divisions used by countries and their major dependent territories.

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List of etymologies of country subdivision names

This article provides a collection of the etymology of the names of country subdivisions.

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Local council

Local council may refer to.

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Local government

A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.

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Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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A municipality is usually a single urban or administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate.

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An oblast is a type of administrative division of Belarus, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Ukraine, and the former Soviet Union and Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

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Parish (administrative division)

A parish is an administrative division used by several countries.

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A prefecture (from the Latin Praefectura) is an administrative jurisdiction or subdivision in any of various countries and within some international church structures, and in antiquity a Roman district governed by an appointed prefect.

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A principality (or princedom) can either be a monarchical feudatory or a sovereign state, ruled or reigned over by a monarch with the title of prince or by a monarch with another title within the generic use of the term prince.

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A province is almost always an administrative division within a country or state.

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Public body (Netherlands)

In the Netherlands, the term public body (a literal translation from the Dutch term openbaar lichaam) is the general denomination for administrative divisions within the Dutch state, such as the central government, a province, a municipality or a water board.

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The Spanish word ranchería, or rancherío, refers to a small, rural settlement.

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In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics (physical geography), human impact characteristics (human geography), and the interaction of humanity and the environment (environmental geography).

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Regional county municipality

The term regional county municipality or RCM ('''.municipalité régionale de comté, MRC) is used in Quebec to refer to one of 87 county-like political entities.

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Regional municipality

A regional municipality (or region) is a type of Canadian municipal government similar to and at the same municipal government level as a county, although the specific structure and servicing responsibilities may vary from place to place.

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Regions of Ghana

The regions of Ghana constitute the first level of subnational government administration within the Republic of Ghana.

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Riding (country subdivision)

A riding is an administrative jurisdiction or electoral district, particularly in several current or former Commonwealth countries.

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Rural municipality

A rural municipality, often abbreviated RM, is a type of municipal status in the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan, to be called rural municipalities and soon to be Prince Edward Island, or a group of municipal status types in the provinces of Alberta and Nova Scotia.

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A shire is a traditional term for a division of land, found in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and some other English speaking countries.

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Sovereign state

A sovereign state is, in international law, a nonphysical juridical entity that is represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic area.

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Spatial database

A spatial database is a database that is optimized for storing and querying data that represents objects defined in a geometric space.

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Special administrative region

Special administrative region is a designation for types of administrative territorial entities in China, North Korea and Indonesia.

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Statutory law

Statutory law or statute law is written law set down by a body of legislature or by a singular legislator (in the case of absolute monarchy).

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Territorial entity

A territorial entity is an entity that covers a part of the surface of the Earth with specified borders.

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A territory is an administrative division, usually an area that is under the jurisdiction of a state.

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A town is a human settlement.

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Township refers to various kinds of settlements in different countries.

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A tribe is viewed developmentally, economically and historically as a social group existing outside of or before the development of states.

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A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town, with a population ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand.

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A voivodeship is the area administered by a voivode (Governor) in several countries of central and eastern Europe.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Administrative_division

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