National Administrative regions
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Prefectures of Japan The prefectures of Japan are the country's 47 first-order subnational jurisdictions on a state or provincial level: one "metropolis" ( 都 , to ? ) , Tokyo ; one " circuit "/territory ( 道 , dō ?
Cambodia is divided into 23 provinces ( Khmer : ខេត្ត , khaet , singular and plural, The capital Phnom Penh is not province but a special administrative area and is included as the 24th province since it is administered at the same level as the other 23 provinces. The name of the provinces are the same as that of their respective capital cities, except for Banteay Meanchey , Kandal , Mondulkiri , Oddar Meanchey , Preah Vihear Province and Rattanakiri . Phnom Penh is both the highest population and the highest population density. The biggest province by area is Mondulkiri , the smallest Phnom Penh .
The are the primary political and administrative divisions of the Philippines . There are 80 provinces at present, further subdivided into component cities and municipalities . The National Capital Region , as well as independent cities , are autonomous from any provincial government. Each province is administered by an elected governor who oversees various local government entities. The provinces are grouped into 17 regions based on geographical, cultural, and ethnological characteristics.
South Korea is into 8 provinces ( ), 1 special autonomous province ( ), 6 metropolitan cities ( ), and 1 special city ( ). These are further subdivided into a variety of smaller entities, including cities ( ), counties ( ), districts ( ), towns ( ), townships ( ), neighborhoods ( ) and villages ( ), as explained below. although the terms "Special City", "Metropolitan City", "Province", and "City" are commonly used on English-language government websites, the other translations — "county", "town", "district", etc. — are not official translations, and are only intended to serve as useful illustrations of each entity's meaning. [ edit ] Local government Level
The districts of Bangladesh are divided into subdistricts called Upazila Parishad (UZP), or Thana ( Bengali উপজেলা ). Upazilas are similar to the county subdivisions found in some Western countries. Bangladesh, at present, has 500 upazilas and 509 administrative thanas .
The province ( Indonesian : provinsi or propinsi ) is the highest tier of local country government subdivisions in Indonesia . Provinces are further divided into regencies ( Indonesian : kabupaten ) and cities . [ edit ] Background
Nigeria is currently divided into 36 states and Abuja, the federal capital territory. The states are further divided into 774 Local Government Areas . [ 1 ] Before and after independence in 1960, Nigeria was a federation of three Regions: Northern , Western , and Eastern . Provinces were also used in colonial times . In 1963, two provinces were detached from the Western Region to form the new Mid-Western Region . In 1967, the regions were replaced by 12 states due to a military decree; only the former Mid-Western Region escaped division, and formed a single state following the restructuring.