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Subprefecture is an administrative level that is below prefecture or province. The term prefecture has been used to denote a self-governing body or area since the time of Constantine I, who divided the Roman Empire into 4 districts (each divided into dioceses). ... This article is about political regions. ...

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Albania

There are twelve Albanian counties or prefectures, each of which is subdivided into several districts, sometimes translated as subprefectures. Albania is divided into 12 counties (Albanian: qark, sometimes translated as prefecture) each of which contains several districts (sometimes translated as subprefectures). ... Albania is divided into 36 districts, or rrethe. ...

Examples: District of Korçë, District of Sarandë

The District of Korçë (Albanian: Rrethi i Korçës), is one of the thirty-six districts of Albania. ... The District of Sarandë (Albanian: Rrethi i Sarandës) is one of the thirty-six districts of Albania, found in southern Albania, in the County of Vlorë at around 39. ...

Burkina Faso

Examples: Djibasso Subprefecture


Chad

Examples: N'Gouri Subprefecture, Chari-Baguirmi Prefecture, and Massakory Subprefecture.


China

It was used in Qing Dynasty. Called ting (廳 or 厅) in Chinese, it is also on the same level as a department (州) and a district (縣). And is below prefecture (府). The Qing Dynasty (Manchu: daicing gurun; Chinese: 清朝; pinyin: qÄ«ng cháo; Wade-Giles: ching chao), sometimes known as the Manchu Dynasty, was founded by the Manchu clan Aisin Gioro, in what is today northeast China expanded into China proper and the surrounding territories of Inner Asia, establishing... The word department has a number of meanings: It can mean an administrative sector of the government. ... Districts are a form of local government in several countries. ...


Examples: Tamsui (Danshui) Subprefecture (淡水廳 dan4 shui3 ting1) and Kavalan (Ga'malan) Subprefecture (噶瑪蘭廳 ga2 ma3 lan2) (both in Taiwan). Lover Bridge of Tamsui/ taken by Liyu/ 7 July, 2004 Tamsui (Chinese: 淡水, Taiwanese: Tām-súi/Tām-chúi, Tongyong Pinyin: Danshuei, Hanyu Pinyin: Danshui) is a sea-side town in Taipei County, Taiwan Province, Republic of China. ... Yilan County (宜蘭縣, pinyin: Yílán Xiàn) is a county in Northeastern Taiwan. ...


France

Sous-préfecture is the capital city of an arrondissement. The civil servant in charge is the sous-préfet. In France, a préfecture is the capital city of a département. ... The 100 French départements are divided into 342 arrondissements. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... In France and many other French-speaking countries, a préfet (English: prefect) is the States representative in a département or région (in the later case, he is called a préfet de région). ...


Examples: Aix-en-Provence, Apt, Arles, Bayonne, Boulogne-Billancourt, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Calais, Cambrai, Château-Thierry, Cherbourg, Le Havre, Narbonne, Reims, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Saint-Omer, Sedan, Vichy Aix (prounounced eks), or, to distinguish it from other cities built over hot springs, Aix-en-Provence is a city in southern France, some 30 km north of Marseille. ... Apt is a market town and a commune in the Vaucluse département, in southern France. ... Map of western Mediterranean, showing location of Arles Arles (Arle in Provençal) is a city in the south of France, in the Bouches-du-Rhône département, of which it is a sous-préfecture, in the former province of Provence. ... View of Grand Bayonne across the Adour Bayonne (Basque: Baiona; Spanish: Bayona) is a city and commune of southwest France at the confluence of the Nive and Adour rivers, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département, of which it is a sous-préfecture. ... Boulogne-Billancourt is a city and commune in France, the sous-préfecture (=subprefecture) of the Hauts-de-Seine département in the ÃŽle-de-France région. ... Boulogne-sur-Mer is a city and commune in northern France, in the Pas-de-Calais département of which it is a sous-préfecture. ... The Burghers of Calais, by Rodin, with Calais Hotel de Ville behind Location within France Calais (Dutch:Kales) is a city in northern France, located at 50°57N 1°52E. It is in the département of Pas-de-Calais, of which it is a sous-préfecture. ... Cambrai (Dutch: Kamerijk) is a French city and commune, in the Nord département, of which it is a sous_préfecture. ... Château-Thierry is a commune of north-eastern France, about 56 miles east-northeast of Paris. ... Cherbourg is a city of Normandy, in northwestern France, in the Manche département, of which it is a sous_préfecture. ... Le Havre is a city in Normandy, northern France, on the English Channel, at the mouth of the Seine. ... Cathedral in Narbonne. ... Location within France Reims (English traditionally Rheims) (pronounced in French) is a city of northern France, 144 km (89 miles) east-northeast of Paris. ... Saint-Germain-en-Laye is a city west of Paris, in the Yvelines d partement (of which it is a sous-pr fecture), in the Ile-de-France r gion, in France. ... Saint-Omer, a town and commune of Artois in northern France, sous-préfecture of the Pas-de-Calais département, 42 miles west-north-west of Lille on the railway to Calais. ... For other uses of Sedan, see Sedan (disambiguation). ... Vichy is a spa and resort town in central France, near Clermont-Ferrand and was the capital of Vichy France from 1940 to 1944. ...


Guadeloupe

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Guinea

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Japan

Some Japanese prefectures have branch offices called 支庁 (shicho) in Japanese, which are translated in English as "subprefectures", "branch offices", or "branches of the prefectural government". See details in Subprefectures of Japan and an example of Kushiro Subprefecture. Some Japanese prefectures are divided into branch offices. ... Kushiro subprefecture (釧路) is located Hokkaido, Japan. ...


Turkey

Examples: Hacibektas Subprefecture.


Vietnam

Examples: Quang Hoa subprefecture (Thanh Hoa province)


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Subprefecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (190 words)
Subprefecture is an administrative level that is below prefecture or province.
Examples: Tamsui (Danshui) Subprefecture (淡水廳 dan4 shui3 ting1) and Kavalan (Ga'malan) Subprefecture (噶瑪蘭廳 ga2 ma3 lan2) (both in Taiwan).
Some Japanese prefectures have branch offices called 支庁 (shicho) in Japanese, which are translated in English as "subprefectures", "branch offices", or "branches of the prefectural government".
Encyclopedia4U - Subprefecture - Encyclopedia Article (213 words)
Examples: Danshui Subprefecture (淡水廳 dan4 shui3 ting1) and Ga'malan Subprefecture (噶瑪蘭廳 ga2 ma3 lan2) (both in Taiwan).
Japan also has subprefectures called 支庁 (shicho) or 庁 (cho) in Japanese depending on prefectures.
Subprefectures are also translated as "Branch office" or "Branch of the Prefectural Government".
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