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See also: English Administrative Divisions Glossary

This is an alphabetical list of native non-English terms for administrative divisions; some, such as arrondissement and okrug, have become English loanwords. Terms in italics are prefixes or suffixes.

Name Countries English
equivalents
ambacht Netherlands county
amphoe Thailand district
Amt Denmark
Germany
county
apskritis Lithuania county
arrondissement French-speaking countries
Netherlands
borough
district
autónoma Spanish-speaking countries autonomous
autônomo Portuguese-speaking countries autonomous
avtonomny Russia autonomous
aimag Mongolia province
baladiyah (baladiyat) Arab countries municipality
barangay Philippines village (rural) or ward
bairro Brazil
Portugal
Mozambique
neighbourhood
district
barrio Spanish-speaking countries neighbourhood
district
Bezirk Austria district
Bundesland Germany and Austria federal state
bwrdeistref Wales borough county
changwat Thailand province
chef-lieu France Chief Town/City
canton Switzerland canton
comarca Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries county
comuna Spanish-speaking countries commune
comună Romania rural commune
comunidad Spain community
deelgemeente Belgium submunicipality
departamento Latin America department
département French-speaking countries department
distrito Spanish-speaking countries and
Philippines
district
do (Korean)
dào (Mandarin)
dō (Japanese)
Korea (North and South)
China
Japan
circuit
dzongkhag Bhutan district
estado Mexico
Venezuela
federal state
imarah United Arab Emirates
also formerly used by other Arab countries
emirate
fylke Norway county
gemeente Dutch-speaking countries municipality
Gemeinde German-speaking countries municipality
gewog Bhutan block
gmina Poland commune
municipality
gobolka Somalia
gouvernorat Guinea governorate
guberniya Russian Empire governorate
hameau France hamlet
judeţ Romania
Moldova (formerly)
county
jurydyka Poland village
Kanton Switzerland (German-speaking) canton
kanton Bosnia and Herzegovina canton
kasselrij Netherlands county or burgraviate
kaza Turkey district
ken Japan prefecture
khett Cambodia province
khoueng Laos province
kilil Ethiopia region
kommun Sweden
Finland
municipality
kozhuun Russia[1] district
krai Russia region
kraj Czech Republic
Slovakia
region
Kreis Germany district
lalawigan Philippines province
Län (Swedish)
Lääni (Finnish)
Sweden
Finland
county (Sweden)
province (Finland)
lieu-dit France place name
lugar Portugal hamlet
lungsod Philippines city
maakond Estonia county
megye Hungary county
mahoz Israel district
merindad Medieval Spain county
mintaqah (mintaqat) Arab countries province
region
muban Thailand village
muhafazah (muhafazat) Arab countries governorate
municipalidad Latin America municipality
municipio
município
Spanish and
Portuguese-speaking countries
municipality
nafa Israel subdistrict
negeri Malaysia federal state
nomos Greece prefecture
oblast
oblast'
Slavic countries province
region
община (obshtina) Bulgaria municipality
okres Czech Republic
Slovakia
district
okrug Russia
Serbia
district
opština Montenegro
Republika Srpska
Serbia
municipality
ostan (ostan-e) Iran province
parroquia Spain[2]
Andorra
parish
pedanía Spain county
powiat Poland county
pradesh India state
probinsya Philippines province
propinsi Indonesia province
provincia Italian and Spanish-speaking countries province
prowincja Poland province
raion Russian-speaking countries
Moldova
district
Regierungsbezirk Germany district
respublika Russia republic
selsoviet Russia rural district
sum Mongolia district
-stan Pakistan
Iran
Central Asian countries
regions of Russia
"land" (denotes high level of autonomy)
sýsla Iceland
Faroe Islands
district
Tambon Thailand subdistrict
Thesaban Thailand municipality
tinh Vietnam province
todōfuken Japan prefecture
ulus Russia[3] district
vogtei Germany bailiwick
wojewodztwo Poland voivodeship
volost Russia, Russian Empire  
voblast Ukraine province
wilayah
velayah
Arab countries
Turkey
province
ziemia Poland land
županija Bosnia and Herzegovina (Croatian speaking)
Croatia
county

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Tyva Republic.
  2. ^ Galicia.
  3. ^ Sakha Republic.

 

Published - February 2009


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