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The Federal Capital Territory is the home of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. ... Jump to: navigation, search Motto: Pro Rege, Lege et Grege (For the Queen, the Law and the People) Nickname: (none) Other Australian states and territories Capital Canberra Government Administrator Chief Minister Const. ...

Subnational entity
Banner | Borough | Canton | Circuit | City | Commune | County | Council | Department | District | Division | Dominion | Duchy | Governorate | Hamlet | Municipality | Neighbourhood | Parish | Prefecture | Province | Region | Republic | State | Territory | Town | Township | Village | Voivodship | Community
Autonomous: banner | city | community | county | prefecture | province | region | republic | ward
Civil: parish | township
Federal: capital | district | capital district | capital territory
Local: council
Metropolitan: borough | county
National: capital district | capital territory
Rural: council | district | municipality
Urban: district
edit See also: List of subnational entities, Matrix of subnational entities
Subnational entity is a generic term for an administrative region within a country — on an arbitrary level below that of the sovereign state — typically with a local government encompassing multiple municipalities, counties, or provinces with a certain degree of autonomy in a varying number of matters. ... may refer to Banner (Inner Mongolia) Sanjak Categories: Government stubs | Subnational entities ... Jump to: navigation, search A borough is a local government administrative subdivision used in the Canadian province of Quebec, in some states of the United States, and formerly in New Zealand. ... A canton is a territorial subdivision of a country, e. ... // Circuits in the common law In law, a circuit is an appellate judicial district commonly seen in the court systems of many nations. ... Jump to: navigation, search Melbourne, Australia by night For alternate meanings see city (disambiguation) A city is an urban area, differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ... A commune is an administrative subdivision of various European and African countries, including Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Senegal, and the Scandinavian countries. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A Council is a group of people who usually possess some powers of governance. ... The word department has a number of meanings: It can mean an administrative sector of the government. ... Jump to: navigation, search Districts are a form of local government in several countries. ... A division is a subnational entity. ... Jump to: navigation, search A Dominion is a wholly self-governing or virtually self-governing state of the British Empire or British Commonwealth, particularly one which reached that stage of constitutional development in the late 19th and early 20th centuries such as Canada and New Zealand. ... A duchy is a territory, fief, or domain ruled by a duke or duchess. ... A governorate is a subnational entity. ... A hamlet is (usually — see below) a small settlement, too small or unimportant to be considered a village. ... A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. ... A neighbourhood (CwE) or neighborhood (AmE) is a geographically localised community located within a larger city or suburb. ... Parish Hall of St. ... The term prefecture (from the Latin Praefectura) indicates the office, seat, territorial circonscription of a Prefect; consequentally, like that word, is its applied in English in relation to actual Prefects, whose title is just that (or the forms it takes in other, especially Romance, languages), in the broadest sense in... This article is about political regions. ... A region can be either: an administrative subdivision of a country a sometimes vaguely-defined geographical area of a country or continent It is important to realize that regions are found in the minds of humans and so regions can be of any size and that each region is unique... In a broad definition a republic is a state or country that is led by people who do not base their political power on any principle beyond the control of the people living in that state or country. ... Most countries with a federal constitution are made up of a number of entities called states. ... A territory is a defined area (including land and waters), usually considered to be a possession of an animal, person, organization, or institution. ... Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town In American English, a town is usually a municipal corporation that is smaller than a city but larger than a village. ... The term township generally means the district or area associated with a town. ... A village is a human settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... A Voivodship (also voivodeship, Romanian: voievodat, Polish: województwo, Serbian: vojvodstvo or vojvodina) was a feudal state in medieval Romania, Hungary, Poland, Russia and Serbia (see Vojvodina), ruled by a Voivod (voivode). ... A residential community is a community, usually a small town or city, that is composed mostly of residents, as opposed to commercial businesses and/or industrial facilities, all three of which are considered to be the three main types of occupants of the typical community. ... An autonomous (subnational) entity is a subnational entity that has a certain amount of autonomy. ... A banner (Mongolian: khoshuu, Chinese: 旗, pinyin: qí) is an administrative division of Inner Mongolia. ... An autonomous (subnational) entity is a subnational entity that has a certain amount of autonomy. ... Spains fifty provinces (provincias) are grouped into seventeen autonomous communities (comunidades aut nomas), in addition to two African autonomous cities (ciudades aut nomas) (Ceuta and Melilla). ... In the context of Political divisions of China, county is the standard English translation of 县 (xi  n). ... Prefecture, in the context of China, is used to refer to several unrelated political divisions in both ancient and modern China. ... An autonomous (subnational) entity is a subnational entity that has a certain amount of autonomy. ... An autonomous region or autonomous district is a subnational region with special powers of self-rule. ... In its final decades of its existence, the Soviet Union consisted of 15 Soviet Socialist Republics (SSR), often called simply Soviet republics. ... In England a civil parish (usually just parish) is the lowest unit of local government, lower than districts or counties. ... A civil township is a widely-used unit of local government in the United States, subordinate to a county. ... The word federal in a general sense refers to the nature of an agreement between or among two or more states, nations, or other groups to merge into a union in which control of common affairs is held by a central authority created by and with the consent of the... ... Federal districts are subdivisions of a federal system of government. ... This page is a candidate to be moved to Wiktionary. ... A Metropolitan Borough (or Metropolitan District) is a type of local government district in England, covering urban areas within metropolitan counties. ... The metropolitan counties of England are counties that cover large urban areas, each with several metropolitan districts. ... The National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT) is a special Union Territory of India. ... Rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Sheep eating grass in rural Australia Rural areas are sparsely settled places away from the influence of large cities and towns. ... In local government on the British Isles, a rural district was a predominantly rural area used for local government. ... A rural municipality is a form of municipality in the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan. ... Urban area is a term used to define an area where there is an increased density of man-made structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... In British and Irish local government, an urban district is a subdivision of a county that covers an urbanised area. ... This is a list of current subnational entities by country: See also: ISO 3166-2 country subdivision codes based on ISO 3166-1 country codes. ... The following is a matrix of the primary subnational entities. ...

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Australian Capital Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1864 words)
The Territory was transferred to the Commonwealth by the state of New South Wales in 1911, and construction of the capital, Canberra, began in 1913.
The seat of the Federal Government officially moved to the ACT from Melbourne on the formal opening of the Provisional Parliament House on 9 May 1927.
In Australia's Federal Parliament, the ACT is represented by four members: two Senators, and two members of the House of Representatives; the Division of Fraser and the Division of Canberra.
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