This article talks about the special administrative regions set up by the Peoples Republic of China. ... In the political division of the Republic of China, special administrative regions were historically used to designate special areas, most of which were eventually converted into provinces. ... The Republic of China governs Taiwan and some surrounding islands, and should not be confused with the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), which governs mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau. ... The highlighted area in the map is what is commonly known as mainland China. Mainland China (Simplified Chinese: ä¸å½å¤§é; Traditional Chinese: ä¸åå¤§é¸; pinyin: ZhÅnggÃºo DÃ lÃ¹; literally The Chinese Massive Landmass or Continental China) is an informal (disputed â see talk page) geographical term which is usually synonymous with the area... Administrative divisions of North Korea As of 2004, North Korea consisted of two directly-governed cities (Chikalshi; 직할시;直轄市), three special administrative regions with various designations, and nine provinces (Do, singular and plural; 도; 道). ... SinÅiju Special Administrative Region is a special administrative region (SAR) of North Korea, on the border with China. ... Aceh (IPA pronunciation: , pronounced approximately Ah-CÃ¨h, but with [e], not [ei] at the end) is a special territory (daerah istimewa) of Indonesia, located on the northern tip of the island of Sumatra. ... Map showing Papua province in Indonesia Papua is a province of Indonesia comprising part of the western half of the island of New Guinea and nearby islands. ... The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines consists of the provinces of Abra, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province and Apayao. ...
Category: Subnational entities Country subdivision can be any type of subdividing the territory of a country. ... A political division is a geographic region accepted to be in the jurisdiction of a particular government entity. ... Outline map of Canadas Census Divisions in 2001 Note: This page refers only to subdivisions in Canada. ... A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ... An arrondissement is an administrative division in some French- or Dutch-speaking countries: // France Municipal arrondissement Main article: Municipal arrondissement in France Paris Main article: Arrondissements of Paris The city of Paris, in France is divided into 20 arrondissements. ... A bailiwick is the area of jurisdiction of a bailiff. ... may refer to Banner (Inner Mongolia) Sanjak Categories: Government stubs | Subnational entities ... Map of the black homelands in South Africa as of 1986 Map of the black homelands in Namibia as of 1978 Bantustan is a territory designated as a tribal homeland for black South Africans and Namibians during the apartheid era. ... Various rulers or governments of Europe, of Japan bestow or recognise the title of baron. ... A block is a subnational entity in some South Asian countries. ... A borough is an administrative division used in the Canadian province of Quebec, in some states of the United States, and formerly in New Zealand. ... A sign in Linlithgow, Scotland. ... A canton is a territorial subdivision of a country, e. ... Circle is an administrative country subdivision. ... // Circuits in the common law In law, a circuit is an appellate judicial district commonly seen in the court systems of many nations. ... Night view of Taipei City. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Colonialism. ... A commune is an administrative subdivision of various European and African countries, including Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Senegal, and the Scandinavian countries. ... A community as subnational entity can be found in Belgium. ... A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ... Constituent country is an official term used to describe three of the four principal component parts of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK): England; Scotland; Wales. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Council may refer to a Local government area in Australian English Categories: | ... A croft is a fenced or enclosed area of land, usually small and arable with a crofters dwelling thereon. ... A department is geographic area of a centralized country which functions as an administrative unit. ... Local government areas called districts are used, or have been used, in several countries. ... A division is a subnational entity. ... A duchy is a territory, fief, or domain ruled by a duke or duchess. ... A governorate is a subnational entity. ... A hamlet is (usually â see below) a small settlement, too small or unimportant to be considered a village. ... A hundred is an administrative division, frequently used in Europe and New England, which historically was used to divide a larger region into smaller geographical units. ... An insular area is United States territory that is neither a part of one of the fifty states nor a part of the District of Columbia, the nations federal district. ... 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. ... Neighbourhood is a creative-euphoric musical project led by Fabian Szewczyk and Greg Ganczewski (UK/Poland). ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: Ð¾ÌÐ±Ð»Ð°ÑÑ) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... Parish Hall of St. ... Periphery is an administrative division in Greece. ... 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... Province is a name for a subnational entity. ... Region can be used to mean either: any more or less well-defined geographical area of a country or continent, defined by geography, culture or history in political geography, an administrative subdivision of a country or of the European Union. ... In a broad definition, a republic is a state or country that is led by people whose political power is based on principles that are not beyond the control of the people of that state or country. ... A shire is an administrative area of Great Britain and Australia. ... Most countries with a federal constitution are made up of a number of entities called states. ... The Subdistrict is one of the smallest Political_divisions_of_China. ... Subprefecture is an administrative level that is below prefecture or province. ... Types of political territories include: A legally administered territory, which is a non-sovereign geographic area that has come under the authority of another government. ... Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a residential community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... A townland is a small geographical unit of land used in Ireland and Scotland, and believed to be of Gaelic or Goidelic origin. ... The term township is used to denote a lower level territorial subdivision. ... A village is a human residential settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... A Vingtaine (literally group of twenty in French) is a political subdivision of Jersey. ... A Voivodship (also voivodeship, Romanian: voievodat, Polish: wojewÃ³dztwo, Serbian: vojvodstvo or vojvodina) was a feudal state in medieval Romania, Hungary, Poland, Russia and Serbia (see Vojvodina), ruled by a Voivod (voivode). ... In Australia, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the United States, a ward is an electoral area of a borough, city, council, county, district, parish, shire or town (Local Government Area). ... An administrative county is an administrative area in the British Isles. ... An autonomous area is an area of a country that has a degree 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). ... An autonomous region or autonomous district is a subnational region with special powers of self-rule. ... 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. ... A significant number of autonomous republics can be found within the successor states of the Soviet Union, but the majority are located within Russia. ... The Capital District is an imprecise regional definition (much like Upstate New York) that generally refers to the four counties surrounding Albany, the capital of New York: Schenectady County, Albany County, Saratoga County and Rensselaer County. ... Capital Region is a common term for the region or district surrounding a state, provincial or national capital city. ... A capital territory is normally a specially designated territory where a countrys seat of government is located. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Outline map of Canadas Census Divisions in 2001 Note: This page refers only to subdivisions in Canada. ... Night view of Taipei City. ... A city council is the most common style of legislative government in a city or town. ... City district can be found as official designation for a country subdivision in Pakistan See also City Districts of Pakistan Category: ... 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. ... County borough was a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom to refer to a borough or a city independent of county administration. ... A map displaying todays federations. ... ... The Federal Dependencies of Venezuela encompass all of Venezuelas off shore islands in the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Venezuela. ... The Federal Capital Territory may refer to: the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria the former name for the Australian Capital Territory ... Local governments are administrative offices of an area smaller than a state. ... Generally, a local administrative unit (LAU) is an area of governmental administration below a province, region, state or other major national subdivision. ... A Local Council (LC, formerly Resistance Council -RC) is a form of local elected government within the districts of Uganda. ... Local Government Area (abbreviated LGA) is a term used in Australia (and especially by the Australian Bureau of Statistics) to refer to areas controlled by each individual Local Government. ... A Metropolitan Borough (or Metropolitan District) is a type of local government district in England, covering urban areas within metropolitan counties. ... The six metropolitan counties shown within England The metropolitan counties are a type of county-level subnational entity in current use in England. ... A metropolitan borough (or metropolitan district) is a type of local government district in England, covering urban areas within metropolitan counties. ... National Capital District may refer to National Capital District, Papua New Guinea ... National capital territories exists in many countries, such as Australia (Australian Capital Territory), Brazil (Federal District of Brazil), India (National Capital Territory of Delhi), Pakistan (Islamabad Capital Territory) and the United States (District of Columbia). ... National Territory is the translation of the Territorio nacional a term used for territories in Argentina. ... A map of the Imperial Circles as at the beginning of the 16th century. ... In the Holy Roman Empire, an imperial free city (in German: freie Reichsstadt) was a city formally responsible to the emperor only â as opposed to the majority of cities in the Empire, which belonged to a territory and were thus governed by one of the many princes (FÃ¼rsten) of... An imperial province was a Roman province where the Emperor had the sole right to appoint governors. ... In Canada, an Indian reserve is specified by the Indian Act as a tract of land, the legal title to which is vested in Her Majesty, that has been set apart by Her Majesty for the use and benefit of a band. ... In the United States, an Indian reservation is land which is managed by a Native American tribe under the United States Department of the Interiors Bureau of Indian Affairs. ... A regional municipality (or region) is a type of Canadian municipal government which works much like a county; the method of government depends on how it is defined. ... Following is a list of the regional county municipalites, territories, and newly amalgamated cities (villes) in the province of Quebec. ... Municipal Districts are Census subdivision used in Canada for the administration of rural areas including farmlands and unincorporated places such as hamlets. ... Rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Qichun, a rural town in Hubei province, China 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. ... Sanitary Districts were established in England and Wales in 1875 and in Ireland in 1878. ... A residential area is a type of land use where the predominant use is residential. ... 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. ... Look up special in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Special capital district is an administrative country subdivision term used for the capital areas in some countries. ... An urban area is a term used to define an area where there is an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... Urbanized area (or urban area) is a term used to define an area where there is an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... In the British Isles an urban district was a type of local government district which covered an urbanised area. ... Sanitary Districts were established in England and Wales in 1875 and in Ireland in 1878. ... This is a list of native terms for subnational entities. ... This is a list of current subnational entities, some of which may be states in the legal sense of the word, 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. ...
Visitors are required to have adequate funds to cover the duration of their stay without working and, unless in transit to the Mainland of China or the region of Macau, to hold onward or return tickets.
If you are a Chinese resident in the region of Taiwan, you should submit your application for an entry permit through one of the authorised airlines.
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