Administrative division
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 de...
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Break Up the Liberal City
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Trouble at the Statehouse: secrecy, corruption and conflicts of interest. In November 2014, Arkansas voters approved a ballot measure that, among other reforms, barred the state’s elected officials fr...
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Urban photography by Tom Ryaboi
One thing I love about photography is when people take different approaches on it. Tom Ryaboi does that extremely well. Granted, some of these shots are your standard architectural/urban shots, how...
Arrondissement
Arrondissement (/əˈrɒndɪsmənt/; [aʁɔ̃dismɑ̃]) is any of various administrative divisions of France, Belgium, certain other Francophone countries, and the Netherlands.
The 101 French departments ar...
Borough
A borough is an administrative division in various countries. In principle, the term borough designates a self-governing walled town, although in practice, official use of the term varies widely.The w...
Burgh
A burgh /ˈbʌrə/ was an autonomous corporate entity in Scotland and Northern England, usually a town, or toun in Scots. This type of administrative division existed from the 12th century, when King Dav...
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Canton (country subdivision)
A canton is a type of administrative division of a country. In general, cantons are relatively small in terms of area and population when compared to other administrative divisions such as counties, ...
Capital districts and territories
A capital territory or capital district is normally a specially designated administrative division where a country's seat of government is located. As such, in a federal model of government, no state...
Capital districts and territories - Wikipedia
County
A county, abbreviated Cnty. (US) or Co. (UK), is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes, in certain modern nations. The term is derived from the Old French conté ...
County - Wikipedia
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. Some have been dissolved or been renamed.
Independent city
An independent city or independent town is a city or town that does not form part of another general-purpose local government entity (such as a county).
In the Holy Roman Empire, and to a degree i...
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Local government
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. The term is used to contrast with offices at stat...
Local government - Wikipedia
Municipality
A municipality is usually an urban administrative division having corporate status and usually powers of self-government or jurisdiction. The term municipality is also used to mean the governing, ruli...
Prefecture
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 distric...
Quarter
A quarter is one fourth, ⁄4, 25% or 0.25 and may refer to:
State
State commonly refers to either the condition of a system or entity, or to a governed entity (such as a country) or subentity (such as an autonomous territory of a country).
Territory
Territory may refer to:
Township
The word township is used to refer to different kinds of settlements in different countries. While township may be associated with an urban area, there are many exceptions to this rule. In Australia, ...