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An administrative division, administrative unit, administrative entity or country subdivision (or, sometimes, geopolitical division or subnational entity) is a portion of a country or other region delineated for the purpose of administration.
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Armenia is subdivided into eleven administrative divisions.
The subdivisions of Georgia are autonomous republics (ავტონომიური რესპუბლიკა, avtonomiuri respublika), regions (მხარე, mkhare), and municipalities (მუნიციპალიტეტი, munits'ipaliteti).
Ukraine is divided into several levels of territorial entities.
Arabic (العَرَبِية, or عربي,عربى) is the Classical Arabic language of the 6th century and its modern descendants excluding Maltese.
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In addition to its other uses, the word "area" may refer to any of the following types of country subdivisions.
Armenia (Հայաստան, tr. Hayastan), officially the Republic of Armenia (Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն, tr. Hayastani Hanrapetut’yun), is a mountainous country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia.
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Asia is the Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres.
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An autonomous administrative division is an administrative division of a country that has a degree of autonomy, or freedom from an external authority.
An autonomous oblast is an autonomous entity within the state which is on the oblast (province) level of the overall administrative subdivision.
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Belarus (Белару́сь, tr.,; bʲɪlɐˈrusʲ), officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest.
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Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian Bosna i Hercegovina,; Cyrillic script: Боснa и Херцеговина), sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina, abbreviated BiH, and in short often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula.
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Bulgaria (България, tr.), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Република България, tr.), is a country in southeastern Europe.
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In linguistics, cognates are words that have a common etymological origin.
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The current Constitution of the Russian Federation (Конституция Российской Федерации, Konstitutsiya Rossiyskoy Federatsii) was adopted by national referendum on.
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Cossacks (козаки́, koza'ky; казаки́ or каза́ки), kazaki are a group of predominantly East Slavic people who became known as members of autonomous, semi-military communities, predominantly located in Ukraine, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia.
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Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean.
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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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English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
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Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia.
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The federal subjects of Russia, also referred to as the subjects of the Russian Federation (субъекты Российской Федерации subyekty Rossiyskoy Federatsii) or simply as the subjects of the federation (субъекты федерации subyekty federatsii), are the constituent entities of Russia, its top-level political divisions according to the Constitution of Russia.
A federated state (which may be referred to as a state, a province, a canton, a Land, etc.) is a territorial and constitutional community forming part of a federal union (federation).
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Federation Council (Сове́т Федера́ции; Sovet Federatsii) is the upper house of the Federal Assembly of Russia (the parliament of the Russian Federation), according to the 1993 Constitution of the Russian Federation.
Georgia (საქართველო, tr. Sakartvelo) is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia.
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GOELRO plan (план ГОЭЛРО) was the first-ever Soviet plan for national economic recovery and development.
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The State Planning Committee, commonly known as Gosplan (Russian: Госпла́н), was the agency responsible for central economic planning in the Soviet Union.
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A governorate, or a guberniya (p; also romanized gubernia, guberniia, gubernya), was a major and principal administrative subdivision of the Russian Empire and the early Russian SFSR.
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Ivan Gavrilovich Alexandrov (1875–1936) was a Russian engineer who played a significant role in the modernisation of the Soviet Union.
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Kars Oblast (Карсская область, Karsskaya Oblast) was one of the Transcaucasian oblasts of the Russian Empire between 1878 and 1917.
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Kazakhstan (Қазақстан.), officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in Central Asia, with a minor part west of the Ural River and thus in Europe.
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The Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Kraljevina Jugoslavija, Краљевина Југославија) was a state in Southeast Europe and Central Europe, that existed during the interwar period (1918–1939) and first half of World War II (1939–1943).
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Krai or kray (край) was a type of an administrative division in the Russian Empire and the Russian SFSR, and is one of the types of the federal subjects of modern Russia.
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Kyrgyzstan (Кыргызстан Kyrgyzstan; Киргизия or Кыргызстан), officially the Kyrgyz Republic (Кыргыз Республикасы Kyrgyz Respublikasy; Кыргызская Республика Kyrgyzskaya Respublika), formerly known as Kirghizia, is a country located in Central Asia.
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A loanword (or loan word or loan-word) is a word borrowed from a donor language and incorporated into a recipient language without translation.
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The Russian Federation is divided into 83 subjects (subyekty), of which 46 are oblasts (Области; "provinces", sing. oblast).
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Okrug (окръг; Serbian and о́круг; окру́га, translit. okruha; Polish okręg; Abkhaz language: оқрҿс) is an administrative division of some Slavic states.
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A province is almost always an administrative division, within a country or state.
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A raion (also rayon) is a type of administrative unit of several post-Soviet states (such as part of an oblast).
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At the top level of administration, Belarus is divided into six regions and the city of Minsk, which has a special status being the capital of Belarus.
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Kazakhstan is divided into 14 regions (облыстар. / oblıstar; singular: облыс / oblıs; области. / oblasti; singular: область / oblast'). The regions are further subdivided into districts (аудандар. / awdandar; singular: аудан / awdan; районы. / rayony; singular: район / rayon).
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Tajikistan is divided into.
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Turkmenistan is divided into five regions or welayatlar (singular welayat) and one capital city district (şäher).
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Uzbekistan is divided into 12 regions (viloyatlar, singularviloyat, viloyati in compound, e.g. Toshkent viloyati), 1 autonomous republic (respublika, respublikasi in compound, e.g. Qaraqalpaqstan Avtonom Respublikasi), and 1 independent city (shahar or shahri in compounds, e.g. Toshkent shahri).
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The Republic of Serbian Krajina (RSK) (''Republika Srpska Krajina'', RSK; Република Српска Крајина, РСК.,; sometimes translated as Republic of Serb Krajina) was a self-proclaimed Serb parastate within the territory of the Republic of Croatia during the Croatian War of Independence.
The Republics of the Soviet Union or the Union Republics (союзные республики, soyuznye respubliki) of the Soviet Union were ethnically based administrative units that were subordinated directly to the Government of the Soviet Union.
The Republika Srpska (Република Српскa) is one of two administrative units called entities in Bosnia and Herzegovina; the other entity is the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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Russia (Ru-Россия.ogg), also officially known as the Russian Federation (a), is a country in northern Eurasia.
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The Russian Empire (Pre-reform Russian orthography: Россійская Имперія, Modern Russian: Российская империя, translit: Rossiyskaya Imperiya) was a state that existed from 1721 until overthrown by the short-lived liberal February Revolution in 1917.
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The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (Russian SFSR or RSFSR; r) commonly referred to as Soviet Russia or simply as Russia,Declaration of Rights of the laboring and exploited people, article I was a sovereign state in 1917–22, the largest, most populous, and most economically developed republic of the Soviet Union in 1922–91 and a sovereign part of the Soviet Union with own legislation in 1990–91.
From August 1990 to November 1991, during the breakup of Yugoslavia, several Serb Autonomous Regions (Српска аутономна област/Srpska autonomna oblast, SAO) were proclaimed in the Yugoslav republics of SR Croatia and SR Bosnia and Herzegovina in light of possible secession of the republics from the Yugoslav federation.
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The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFR Yugoslavia or SFRY) was the Yugoslav state that existed from its foundation in the aftermath of World War II until its dissolution in 1992 amid the Yugoslav Wars.
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a) abbreviated to USSR (r) or shortened to the Soviet Union (p), was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991.
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The subdivisions of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia (initially known as the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes) existed successively in three different forms.
The Soviet Union had several kinds of country subdivisions: In addition, some cities and regions, while located within subnational entities had special status.
Succession of states is a theory and practice in international relations regarding the recognition and acceptance of a newly created sovereign state by other states, based on a perceived historical relationship the new state has with a prior state.
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Tajikistan (or; Тоҷикистон), officially the Republic of Tajikistan (Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон, Çumhuriji Toçikiston/Jumhuriyi Tojikiston; جمهوری تاجیکستان; Респу́блика Таджикистан, Respublika Tadzhikistan), is a mountainous landlocked sovereign country in Central Asia.
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Transcaspian Oblast (Закаспийская область, Zakaspiyskaya oblast), or Transcaspia, was the section of Russian Empire and early Soviet Russia to the east of the Caspian Sea during the second half of the 19th century until 1924.
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Turkmenistan (or; Türkmenistan) is a country in Central Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west.
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Ukraine (Україна, tr. Ukraina) is a country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.
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Uzbekistan, officially the Republic of Uzbekistan (Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi/Ўзбекистон Республикаси), is a doubly landlocked country in Central Asia.
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A wilayah (ولاية) or ولایت (velâyat) in Persian, vilayet in Turkish or vilayat in Urdu, is an administrative division, usually translated as "province", rarely as "governorate".
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The Yugoslav Wars were ethnic conflicts fought from 1991 to 2001 inside the territory of the former Yugoslavia.
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