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Encyclopedia > Circle (country subdivision)

Circle is an administrative country subdivision. In Thailand the former monthon are translated as circle. In German it is called Kreis. Country subdivision can be any type of subdividing the territory of a country. ... A monthon (English circle, Thai มณฑล) was a subdivision of Thailand in the beginning of the 20th century. ... There are 439 German districts, administrative units in Germany. ...


The Algerian daira are circles.



Country subdivisions
Administrative divisions - Political divisions - Census divisions - Electoral divisions
Agency | Arrondissement | Bailiwick | Banner | Bantustan | Barony | Block | Borough | Burgh | Canton | Circle | Circuit | City | Colony | Commune | Community | Constituency | Constituent country | County | Council | Croft | Department | District | Division | Duchy | Governorate | Hamlet | Hundred | Insular area | Municipality | Neighbourhood | Oblast | Parish | Periphery | Prefecture | Presidency | Province | Regency | Region | Republic | Residency | Shire | State | Subdistrict | Subprefecture | Territory | Town | Townland | Township | Village | Vingtaine | Voivodeship | Ward
Administrative: county
Autonomous: banner | city | community | county | district | prefecture | province | region | republic | territorial unit | ward
Capital: district | region | territory
Census: division | metropolitan area | subdivision
City: council | district
Civil: parish | township
County: borough
Federal: capital | dependencies | capital district | capital territory
Local: administrative unit | council | government area
Metropolitan: borough | county | district
National: capital district | capital territory | territory
Imperial: circle | free city | province
(Native) Indian: reserve | reservation
Regional: municipality | county municipality | municipal district
Rural: council | district | municipality | sanitary district
Residential: community
Special: region | administrative region | capital district
Urban: area (U.S.: urbanized area) | district | sanitary district

[edit] See also: List of terms for subnational entities, List of subnational entities, Matrix of country subdivisions

 
 

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