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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.
Due to China's large population and area, the administrative divisions of China have consisted of several levels since ancient times.
South Korea is made up of 17 first-tier administrative divisions: 6 metropolitan cities (gwangyeoksi 광역시/廣域市), 1 special city (teukbyeolsi 특별시/特別市), 1 special self-governing city (teukbyeol-jachisi 특별자치시/特別自治市), and 9 provinces (do 도/道), including one special self-governing province (teukbyeol jachido 특별자치도/特別自治道).
Taiwan consists of provinces and special municipalities.
Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Almere is a planned city and municipality in the province of Flevoland, Netherlands, bordering Lelystad and Zeewolde.
American Samoa (Amerika Sāmoa,; also Amelika Sāmoa or Sāmoa Amelika) is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Samoa.
The Angeles National Forest (ANF) of the U.S. Forest Service is located in the San Gabriel Mountains and Sierra Pelona Mountains, primarily within Los Angeles County in southern California.
Annexation (Latin ad, to, and nexus, joining) is the administrative action and concept in international law relating to the forcible transition of one state's territory by another state.
The Army of the Czech Republic (Armáda České republiky, AČR), also known as the Czech Army or Czech Armed Forces, is the military service responsible for the defence of the Czech Republic in compliance with international obligations and treaties on collective defence.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT; known as the Federal Capital Territory until 1938) is Australia's federal district, located in the south-east of the country and enclaved within the state of New South Wales.
The Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly (formally the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory) is the unicameral legislature of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
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.
Baden-Württemberg is a state in southwest Germany, east of the Rhine, which forms the border with France.
A banner is an administrative division of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in the People's Republic of China, corresponding to the county level.
The Bardenas Reales (sometimes Bárdenas Reales; in Basque, Errege Bardeak) is a semi-desert natural region, or badlands, of some in southeast Navarre (Spain).
Barnstable is a city, referred to as the Town of Barnstable, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts and the county seat of Barnstable County.
Bavaria (Bavarian and Bayern), officially the Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, occupying its southeastern corner.
Bayreuth is a ''Landkreis'' (district) in Bavaria, Germany.
A board of supervisors is a governing body that oversees the operation of county government in the American states of Arizona, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Virginia, and Wisconsin, as well as 16 counties in New York.
The Boletice Military Training Area (Boletice MTA, Vojenský újezd Boletice) is a military installation of the Czech Republic.
Bornholm (Burgundaholmr) is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea, to the east of the rest of Denmark, south of Sweden, northeast of Germany and north of the westernmost part of Poland.
A borough is an administrative division in various English-speaking countries.
A borough (also spelled boro), in the context of local government in the U.S. state of New Jersey, refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government (in addition to those established under a Special Charter).
The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is a Western Australian Government authority charged with the administration of Kings Park and Bold Park.
Bouvet Island is an uninhabited subantarctic high island and dependency of Norway located in the South Atlantic Ocean at, thus putting it north of and outside the Antarctic Treaty System.
British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
A canton is a type of administrative division of a country.
Carpinteria is a small oceanside city located in southeastern Santa Barbara County, California, east of Santa Barbara and northwest of Ventura.
Celle is a district (Landkreis) in Lower Saxony, Germany.
A census-designated place (CDP) is a concentration of population defined by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes only.
The Central Bohemian Region (Středočeský kraj) is an administrative unit (kraj) of the Czech Republic, located in the central part of its historical region of Bohemia.
The ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.
Ceresco is a small unincorporated community in Calhoun County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
A is a local administrative unit in Japan.
A city is one of the units of local government in the Philippines.
A City in the context of New Jersey local government refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government.
A city council, town council, town board, or board of aldermen is the legislative body that governs a city, town, municipality, or local government area.
Cobb County is a suburban county in the U.S. state of Georgia.
The commune is a level of administrative division in the French Republic.
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
In United States local government, a consolidated city-county is a city and county that have been merged into one unified jurisdiction.
The Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española; Espainiako Konstituzioa; Constitució Espanyola; Constitución Española; Constitucion espanhòla) is the democratic law that is supreme in the Kingdom of Spain.
The Constitutional Court of Spain (Tribunal Constitucional de España) is the supreme interpreter of the Spanish Constitution, with the power to determine the constitutionality of acts and statutes made by any public body, central, regional, or local.
Norway is divided into 18 administrative regions, called counties (singular fylke, plural fylker (Bokmål) / fylke (Nynorsk) from Old Norse: fylki from the word "folk"); until 1918, they were known as amter.
Counties, formally county-level divisions, are found in the third level of the administrative hierarchy in Provinces and Autonomous regions, and the second level in municipalities and Hainan, a level that is known as "county level" and also contains autonomous counties, county-level cities, banners, autonomous banner, and City districts.
A county is an administrative division unit in Taiwan.
In the United States, an administrative or political subdivision of a state is a county, which is a region having specific boundaries and usually some level of governmental authority.
A county commission (also known as a board of county commissioners) is a group of elected officials charged with administering the county government in some states of the United States.
A county island is an unincorporated area within a county, usually, but not always, surrounded on all sides by another incorporated area, such as a city.
A county-controlled city, or county-administered city, is a unit of administrative division in Taiwan. Under the administrative structure of Taiwan, it is with the same level of a township or a district. Such cities are administrated by counties. It is also the lowest-level city of Taiwan, below a provincial city and a special municipality. There are 14 county-controlled cities currently.
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
A designated place (DPL) is a type of community or populated area identified by Statistics Canada for statistical purposes.
In law, dissolution has multiple meanings.
Districts are administrative subdivisions of Special municipalities and provincial cities of Taiwan.
The districts of England (also known as local authority districts or local government districts to distinguish from unofficial city districts) are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government.
The Districts of Hong Kong are the 18 political areas by which Hong Kong is geographically divided.
Dulah is a former station (siding) along the Union Pacific Railroad tracks on the north coast of Ventura County, California.
Elten is a German village located in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Ertholmene, old spelling Ærtholme(ne), so named because its islands are very small (ært is Danish for pea), generally called Christiansø, also by Statistics Denmark and the Church of Denmark, is a small archipelago situated approximately 19 km (12 mi) northeast of Gudhjem, Bornholm or 27 km (16-17 mi) east of Sandvig in the Baltic Sea.
Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.
An eup or ŭp is an administrative unit in both North Korea and South Korea similar to the unit of town.
Extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) is the legal ability of a government to exercise authority beyond its normal boundaries.
Faria, also known as Faria Beach, is an unincorporated community in Ventura County, California, United States.
A federated state (which may also be referred to by various terms such as a state, a province, a canton, a land) is a territorial and constitutional community forming part of a federation.
Flevoland is the twelfth and last province of the Netherlands, established on 1 January 1986, when the southern and eastern Flevopolders were merged into one provincial entity.
Fort McMurray is a population centre, technically classified as an urban service area, in the Regional Municipality (RM) of Wood Buffalo in Alberta, Canada.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Fulton County is a county in the north-central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a ''Landkreis'' (district) in Bavaria, Germany.
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.
Goslar is a district in Lower Saxony, Germany.
The Governor of Svalbard (Sysselmannen på Svalbard) represents the Norwegian government in exercising its sovereignty over the Svalbard archipelago (Spitsbergen).
Groote Eylandt is the largest island in the Gulf of Carpentaria and the fourth largest island in Australia.
Guam (Chamorro: Guåhån) is an unincorporated and organized territory of the United States in Micronesia in the western Pacific Ocean.
Gutsbezirk Münsingen is an unincorporated area in the German district of Reutlingen.
The Gutsbezirk Reinhardswald is an unincorporated area in the Kassel district in the state of Hesse in Germany.
Gutsbezirk Spessart is a rugged unincorporated area in the Main-Kinzig-Kreis in southeast Hesse, Germany.
A hamlet is a small human settlement.
The administrative district (Verwaltungsbezirk) of Harz (Landkreis Göttingen) is an unincorporated area in the German county of Göttingen.
Harz is an unincorporated area in the German district of Goslar.
Heidekreis ("Heath district") is a district (Landkreis) in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Herzogtum Lauenburg (Duchy of Lauenburg) is the southernmost Kreis, or district, of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
Hesse or Hessia (Hessen, Hessian dialect: Hesse), officially the State of Hesse (German: Land Hessen) is a federal state (''Land'') of the Federal Republic of Germany, with just over six million inhabitants.
In the United States, home rule refers to the authority of a constituent part (administrative division) of a U.S. state to exercise powers of governance and perform functions pertaining to its government and affairs delegated to it by the central (state) government.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
The Houtman Abrolhos (often informally called the Abrolhos Islands) is a chain of 122 islands, and associated coral reefs, in the Indian Ocean off the west coast of Australia.
Hovland is an unincorporated community in Cook County, Minnesota, United States.
In geography, statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or populated place is a community in which people live.
Hyannis is the largest of the seven villages in the town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, in the United States.
Insolvency is the state of being unable to pay the money owed, by a person or company, on time; those in a state of insolvency are said to be insolvent.
An insular area of the United States is a U.S. territory that is neither a part of one of the 50 states nor of a Federal district.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
Jacksonville is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Florida and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States.
Jan Mayen is a Norwegian volcanic island situated in the Arctic Ocean.
Jince is a market town in Příbram District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.
Johns Creek is a city in north Fulton County in the U.S. state of Georgia.
Karlovy Vary or Carlsbad (Karlsbad) is a spa town situated in western Bohemia, Czech Republic, on the confluence of the rivers Ohře and Teplá, approximately west of Prague (Praha).
The Karlovy Vary Region or Carlsbad Region (Karlovarský kraj) is an administrative unit (kraj) of the Czech Republic, located in the westernmost part of its historical region of Bohemia.
Kassel district (German: Landkreis Kassel) is a district in the north of Hesse, Germany.
Kings Park is a park located on the western edge of the central business district in Perth, Western Australia.
Kotamadya is an obsolete term for governmental unit in Indonesia, equivalent to a town (chartered community).
In Hong Kong, the Lands Department is a government department under the Development Bureau responsible for all land matters.
A landscape park (chráněná krajinná oblast, abbreviated as CHKO; Chránená krajinná oblasť, abbreviated as CHKO; Park Krajobrazowy; krajinski park; регіона́льний ландша́фтний (пейзажний) па́рк, abbreviated as РЛП; tájvédelmi körzet, abbreviated as TVK) is a type of protected area in Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine, Hungary and Slovenia.
Lüchow-Dannenberg is a district in Lower Saxony, Germany, which is usually referred to as Hanoverian Wendland (Hannoversches Wendland) or Wendland.
According to the administrative divisions of China including Hong Kong and Macau, there are three levels of cities, namely provincial-level (consists of municipalities and SARs), prefectural-level cities, and county-level cities.
Israeli cities in this list are the cities in Israel, and Israeli settlements with city status in the occupied West Bank; Jerusalem includes occupied East Jerusalem.
The largest cities of South Korea have an autonomous status equivalent to that of provinces.
The province of Alberta, Canada, is divided into 10 different types of local governments – urban municipalities (including cities, towns, villages and summer villages), specialized municipalities, rural municipalities (including municipal districts/counties, improvement districts and special areas), Métis settlements, and Indian reserves.
List of all counties in South Korea: There are 82 counties in South Korea since Cheongwon County was dissolved on July 1, 2014 and annexed by Cheongju.
A district or gu is an administrative unit in South Korea.
Norway is divided into 18 administrative regions, called counties (fylker in Norwegian, singular: fylke), and 422 municipalities (kommuner/-ar, singular: kommune – cf. communes).
This is the list of regencies and cities of Indonesia.
A town (町; chō or machi) is a local administrative unit in Japan.
A is a local administrative unit in Japan.
Lithia Springs is a census-designated place and unincorporated area, formerly incorporated as a city, located in northeastern Douglas County, Georgia, United States.
Local councils - plural: (מוֹעָצוֹת מְקוֹמִיּוֹת Mo'atzot Mekomiot (מועצות מקומיות) / singular: (מוֹעָצָה מְקוֹמִית Mo'atza Mekomit (מועצה מקומית) - are one of the three types of local government found in Israel, the other two being cities and regional councils. There are 265 local councils in Israel. Local councils should not be confused with local committees, which are lower-level administrative entities.
Local government in Australia is the third tier of government in Australia administered by the states and territories, which in turn are beneath the federal tier.
Local government in Pennsylvania is government below the state level in Pennsylvania.
Local government in the United States refers to governmental jurisdictions below the level of the state.
Local service district is a name for a type of country subdivisions in Canada.
A local services board (LSB) is an organization in the Canadian province of Ontario that is contracted by the Government of Ontario to provide municipal-level services in a community that is not part of an incorporated municipality.
Lohheide is an unincorporated area in the district of Celle, in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Longyearbyen Community Council (Longyearbyen lokalstyre) is the local government for Longyearbyen in Svalbard, Norway.
Lord Howe Island (formerly Lord Howe's Island) is an irregularly crescent-shaped volcanic remnant in the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand, directly east of mainland Port Macquarie, and about southwest of Norfolk Island.
Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, is the most populous county in the United States, with more than 10 million inhabitants as of 2017.
Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen, Neddersassen) is a German state (Land) situated in northwestern Germany.
Mableton is a census-designated place in Cobb County, Georgia, United States.
Main-Kinzig-Kreis is a Kreis (district) in the east of Hesse, Germany.
Maine is a U.S. state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Markermeer is a lake in the central Netherlands in between North Holland, Flevoland and its larger sibling, the IJsselmeer.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Milton is a city in Fulton County, Georgia, United States.
Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic (Ministerstvo obrany České republiky, MO ČR) is the primary agency of the Czech Republic responsible for the planning and carrying-out of defense policy.
A minor civil division (MCD) is a term used by the United States Census Bureau for primary governmental and/or administrative divisions of a county, such as a civil township, precinct, or magisterial district.
A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.
A municipality (omavalitsus, plural omavalitsused) is the smallest administrative subdivision of Estonia.
Japan has three levels of government: national, prefectural, and municipal.
The municipalities of Spain (municipios,, municipis, concellos, udalerriak; sing. municipio)In other languages of Spain.
A municipality (bayan/munisipalidad; banwa; lungsod/munisipalidad; baley; balen/balayan; banwaan; bungto; ili) is a local government unit (LGU) in the Philippines.
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.
A myeon, myŏn, myon, or township is an administrative unit in South Korea similar to the unit of town.
Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the seat of Davidson County.
The National Association of Counties (NACo) is an organization that represents county governments in the United States.
Navarre (Navarra, Nafarroa; Navarra), officially the Chartered Community of Navarre (Spanish: Comunidad Foral de Navarra; Basque: Nafarroako Foru Komunitatea), is an autonomous community and province in northern Spain, bordering the Basque Autonomous Community, La Rioja, and Aragon in Spain and Nouvelle-Aquitaine in France.
New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
The New England town (generally referred to simply as a town in New England) is the basic unit of local government and local division of state authority in each of the six New England states and without a direct counterpart in most other U.S. states.
New Hampshire is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
Nhulunbuy is a township that is the sixth largest place in the Northern Territory of Australia.
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Northeast Greenland National Park (Kalaallit Nunaanni nuna eqqissisimatitaq, Grønlands Nationalpark) is the world's largest national park and the largest protected land area.
Northeim is a district in Lower Saxony, Germany.
The Northern Mariana Islands, officially the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI; Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas; Refaluwasch or Carolinian: Commonwealth Téél Falúw kka Efáng llól Marianas), is an insular area and commonwealth of the United States consisting of 15 islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean.
The Northern Territory (abbreviated as NT) is a federal Australian territory in the central and central northern regions of Australia.
Nutbush is a rural unincorporated community in Haywood County, Tennessee, in the western part of the state.
Obec (plural: obce or obcí) is the Czech and Slovak word for a municipality (in the Czech Republic, in Slovakia and abroad).
Olomouc Region (Olomoucký kraj) is an administrative unit (kraj) of the Czech Republic, located in the north-western and central part of its historical region of Moravia (Morava) and in a small part of the historical region of Czech Silesia (České Slezsko).
Osterheide is an unincorporated area in the district of Heidekreis, in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Osterode was a district in Lower Saxony, Germany.
The Outback Communities Authority (OCA) is a statutory authority in South Australia (SA) created under the Outback Communities (Administration and Management) Act 2009.
A parish is an administrative division used by several countries.
Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.
A polder is a low-lying tract of land enclosed by dikes that form an artificial hydrological entity, meaning it has no connection with outside water other than through manually operated devices.
Post-glacial rebound (also called isostatic rebound or crustal rebound) is the rise of land masses after the lifting of the huge weight of ice sheets during the last glacial period, which had caused isostatic depression.
Spain and its autonomous communities are divided into fifty provinces (provincias,; sing. provincia).
A provincial city is an administrative division unit in Taiwan.
A proving ground (US), training area (Australia, Ireland, UK) or training centre (Canada) is a military installation or reservation where weapons or other military technology are experimented with or are tested, or where military tactics are tested.
Puerto Rico (Spanish for "Rich Port"), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico") and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea.
Quicksand is a colloid hydrogel consisting of fine granular material (such as sand, silt or clay), and water.
In English common law, real property, real estate, realty, or immovable property is land which is the property of some person and all structures (also called improvements or fixtures) integrated with or affixed to the land, including crops, buildings, machinery, wells, dams, ponds, mines, canals, and roads, among other things.
Regional councils (plural: מוֹעָצוֹת אֵזוֹרִיּוֹת, Mo'atzot Azoriot / singular: מוֹעָצָה אֵזוֹרִית, Mo'atza Azorit) are one of the three types of local government entities found in Israel and the West Bank, with the other two being cities and local councils.
The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (sometimes RMWB) is a specialized municipality located in northeastern Alberta.
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A representative town meeting, also called "limited town meeting", is a form of municipal legislature particularly common in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont, and permitted in Maine and New Hampshire.
Reutlingen, nicknamed "The Gate to the Swabian Alb" ("Das Tor zur Schwäbischen Alb"), is a ''Landkreis'' (district) in the middle of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.
Rottnest Island (known as Wadjemup to the local Noongar people, and otherwise colloquially known as Rotto) is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located west of Fremantle.
The Sachsenwald is a forest near Hamburg, Germany.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
Sandy Springs is a city in northern Fulton County, Georgia, United States, and part of the Atlanta metropolitan area.
Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost of the 16 states of Germany, comprising most of the historical duchy of Holstein and the southern part of the former Duchy of Schleswig.
Sherwood Park is a large hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Strathcona County that is recognized as an urban service area.
A ski resort is a resort developed for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports.
Slovakia (Slovensko), officially the Slovak Republic (Slovenská republika), is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.
South Bohemia (Jihočeský kraj) is an administrative unit (kraj) of the Czech Republic, located mostly in the southern part of its historical land of Bohemia, with a small part in southwestern Moravia.
The South Moravian Region (Jihomoravský kraj; Juhomoravský kraj) is an administrative unit (kraj) of the Czech Republic, located in the south-western part of its historical region of Moravia (an exception is Jobova Lhota which belongs to Bohemia).
The are 23 municipalities that together make up the core and the most populous part of Tokyo, Japan.
Spot zoning is the application of zoning to a specific parcel or parcels of land within a larger zoned area when the rezoning is usually at odds with a city's master plan and current zoning restrictions.
Australia (officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia) is a federation of six states, together with ten federal territories.
Statistics Canada (Statistique Canada), formed in 1971, is the Government of Canada government agency commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture.
Strathcona County is a specialized municipality in central Alberta, Canada between Edmonton and Elk Island National Park.
Suburbs and localities are the names of geographic subdivisions in Australia, used mainly for address purposes.
Sum, sumu, sumon, and somon (Plural: sumd) are a type of administrative district used in China, Mongolia, and Russia.
Svalbard (prior to 1925 known by its Dutch name Spitsbergen, still the name of its largest island) is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
Thule Air Base, or Thule Air Base/Pituffik Airport, is the United States Air Force's northernmost base, located north of the Arctic Circle and from the North Pole on the northwest side of the island of Greenland.
A Town in the context of New Jersey local government refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government.
A town council, village council or rural council is a form of local government for small municipalities.
A town meeting is a form of direct democratic rule, used primarily in portions of the United States – principally in New England – since the 17th century, in which most or all the members of a community come together to legislate policy and budgets for local government.
When referring to political divisions of China, town is the standard English translation of the Chinese 镇 (traditional: 鎮). The Constitution of the People’s Republic of China currently classifies towns as third-level administrative units, along with townships and ethnic minority townships (The State Council, 2014).
A township, in the context of New Jersey local government, refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government.
Townships are the third-level administrative subdivisions of counties of Taiwan, along with county-controlled cities.
Townships, formally township-level divisions, are the basic level (fourth-level administrative units) of political divisions in China.
The Unincorporated Far West Region is an unincorporated area in the Far West region of New South Wales, Australia.
Under United States law, an unincorporated territory is an area controlled by the United States government which is not part of (i.e., "incorporated" in) the United States.
A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated states.
United States territory is any extent of region under the sovereign jurisdiction of the federal government of the United States, including all waters (around islands or continental tracts) and all U.S. naval vessels.
The United States Virgin Islands (USVI; also called the American Virgin Islands), officially the Virgin Islands of the United States, is a group of islands in the Caribbean that is an insular area of the United States located east of Puerto Rico.
An unorganized area or unorganized territory is any geographic region in Canada that does not form part of a municipality or Indian reserve.
In the United States, an unorganized territory is a region of land without a "normally" constituted system of government.
In England, an unparished area is an area that is not covered by a civil parish (a small administrative division of local government, not to be confused with an ecclesiastical parish).
Ventura County is a county in the southern part of the U.S. state of California.
Ventura, officially the City of San Buenaventura, is the county seat of Ventura County, California, United States.
A Vermont municipality is a particular type of New England municipality.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
A village, in the context of New Jersey local government, is one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government.
Vinings is a census-designated place in Cobb County, Georgia, United States, just across the Chattahoochee River from Atlanta.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
Vyškov (Wischau) is a town in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic, with a population of around 22,300 inhabitants.
Werra-Meißner is a Kreis (district) in the north of Hesse, Germany.
Western Australia (abbreviated as WA) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia.
Yucca is an unincorporated community in Mohave County, Arizona, United States.
Yulara is a town in the Southern Region of the Northern Territory, Australia.
Zoning is the process of dividing land in a municipality into zones (e.g. residential, industrial) in which certain land uses are permitted or prohibited.
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