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Encyclopedia > Ward (country subdivision)
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  • In northern England, a ward was a sub-entity of a county, equivalent to a hundred

Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... A ward is an electoral district used in local politics, most notably in England, Scotland, and Wales, as well as Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and many cities in the United States and the federal district of Washington, DC. Wards are usually named after neighbourhoods... A ward is an electoral district used in local politics, most notably in England, Scotland, and Wales, as well as Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and many cities in the United States and the federal district of Washington, DC. Wards are usually named after neighbourhoods... 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. ... Chicago from the air. ... A council is a group of people who usually possess some powers of governance. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Local government areas called districts are used, or have been used, in several countries. ... A parish is a type of administrative subdivision. ... A shire is an administrative area of Great Britain and Australia. ... 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. ... 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. ... The 9th ward is a highly distinctive region in New Orleans, Louisiana that is located in the eastern downriver portion of the city. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq... 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. ...

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A ku (区), translated as ward, is a district in a large Japanese city. ... A ward in the United Kingdom is an electoral district represented by one or more councillors. ... In the United States wards usually have leaders elected by the party committee members within their boundaries. ...

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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