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Table of administrative divisions by country

The table below indicates the types and, where known, numbers of administrative divisions used by countries and their major dependent territories. It is ordered alphabetically by country name in English.

Notes

Numbers of divisions 
To simplify maintaining the table, numbers of divisions are only specified where a country has around thirty or fewer instances; for example, as of 2010, the twelve qarqe (counties) of Albania. For numbers greater than thirty, the number rounded down to the nearest ten (or, in the case of thousands, the nearest hundred) is given, suffixed by a plus sign "+"; for example, the "300+" komuna (communes) of Albania. More precise figures should be found in the articles linked by the table.
Terms in italics 
Terms in italics are terms in languages other than English. They should be in plural form, followed by a footnote or footnotes indicating the generally accepted English equivalent or translation. Known alternative spellings are given in brackets following a term.
Terms in brackets 
Entries in standard brackets either indicate that the term used is informal or that its use is yet to be confirmed. An English term in square brackets indicates that the local name for the term is not yet known or confirmed; when confirmed, it is replaced by the local name in italics.
Footnote letters ( c d m p r ) 
These indicate, respectively, five common types of administrative division in English: capitals; districts; municipalities; provinces; and regions. Other English terms appear among the numbered footnotes.

Administrative divisions with ISO 3166-1

Administrative divisions with ISO 3166-1 are cited for statistics matters even when they do not have a special status (for example, the overseas regions of France).

Antarctic claims

Administrative divisions that are entirely Antarctic claims suspended under the Antarctic Treaty are not listed.

Autonomous areas

Not all the autonomous areas are part of the formal hierarchy of the administrative division system of a country (for example, the autonomous region of Zanzibar comprises 5 regions of Tanzania, the first tier on administrative divisions on that country). For more details, see List of autonomous areas by country.

Dependent territories

Dependent territories are listed with their sovereign country. For more details, see List of dependent territories.

Table


Country

Administrative divisions
 
First-level Second-level Third-level Fourth-level
and smaller
23x15px Afghanistan 34 velaya'at p 399 woleswali d
23x15px Albania 12 qarqe [8][29] 65 bashki and 399 komuna
66 qytete[6]
2,834 fshatra [27][30]
njësi bashkiake, lagjje, rajone[28]
23x15px Algeria 48 wilayas p 553 daïras [5] 1,541 baladiyahs m[31]
23x15px Andorra 7 parròquies [14]m 17 quarts [16]

10 veïnats [13]
33 [villages]

23x15px Angola 18 províncias p 163 municípios [32]m 618 comunas
23x15px Antigua and Barbuda 6 parishesi
2 dependencies
23x15px Argentina
23x15px Buenos Aires 135 partidos m cities and towns d
23x15px Catamarca
23x15px Entre Ríos
23x15px Santa Fe
departamentos [9] d municipios [33] and comunas [7] m
23x15px Chaco
23x15px Corrientes
23x15px Misiones
23x15px Salta
23x15px San Luis
23x15px Santiago del Estero
departamentos d municipios m
23x15px Chubut 15 departamentos d 23 municipios, 4 comisiones de fomento,[34] 20 comunas rurales [35] m
23x15px Córdoba 26 departamentos d 145 pedanías d 250 municipios and 177 comunasm
23x15px Formosa 9 departamentos d 27 municipios, 10 comisiones de fomento, and 18 juntas vecinales [36] m
23x15px Jujuy 16 departamentos d 61 municipios and comisiones municipales [37] m
23x15px La Pampa
23x15px Neuquén
23x15px Río Negro
23x15px Santa Cruz
23x15px Tierra del Fuego
departamentos d municipios and comisiones de fomento m
23x15px La Rioja 18 departamentos m delegaciones distritales d
23x15px Mendoza 18 departamentos m 105 distritos d
23x15px San Juan 19 departamentos m comisiones vecinales [38]d
23x15px Tucumán 17 departamentos d municipios and comunas rurales m
Ciudad Autónoma:
23x15px Buenos Aires c m [1] 15 comunas [7] 48 barrios [13]
23x15px Armenia 10 marzer [39]p
Yerevanc
915 hamaynkner m
23x15px Australia 6 states
10 territories
, including:

- 6 external territories
23x15px Ashmore and Cartier Islands
23x15px Australian Antarctic Territory
23x15px Christmas Island
23x15px Cocos (Keeling) Islands
23x15px Coral Sea Islands
23x15px Heard Island and McDonald Islands
- 1 external autonomous territory[1]
23x15px Norfolk Island

562 local government areas[40]
23x15px Austria 9 Bundesländer p 95 Bezirke d 2,342 Gemeinden m[7] 7,800+ Katastralgemeinden [41]
23x15px Azerbaijan 59 rayon d
11 şəhər [6]
2 700 communities
1 muxtar respublika [1] 7 rayon d
1 şəhər [6]
23x15px The Bahamas 31 districtsm
New Providence
42 townships
23x15px Bahrain 5 muhāfazāt [11]m
23x15px Bangladesh 7 bibhag [10] 64 zilla d 474 upozilla [21]
23x15px Barbados 11 parishesi
23x15px Belarus 6 voblastsi p
Minskc
127 raën d 1,448 syélski savyét[17]
23x15px Belgium 3 regions [42]r 10 provinces [43]p 43 Arrondissements [44]d 589 Municipalities [45]m
23x15px Belize 6 districts 31 constituencies 180+ local councils
23x15px Benin 12 départements [9] 77 communes 546 arrondissements [villages] [27]
[city districts] d
23x15px Bhutan 20 dzongkhag d 205 gewog [2][27]
23x15px Bolivia 9 departamentos [9] 112 provincias p 314 municipios [18][46] (before 2009) 1,384 cantones [4]
23x15px Bosnia and Herzegovina 23x15px Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina 10 kantona [4] 79 općine m local community
23x15px Republika Srpska 63 opštine m
Brčko District
23x15px Botswana 15 districts m 19 sub-districts [21]
23x15px Brazil 27 unidades federativas[47]
26 estados [20] 5565 municípios [33]
1 distrito federal [48] 31 regiões administrativas [49]
23x15px Brunei 4 daerah-daerah d 38 mukim p kampung [27]
23x15px Bulgaria 28 oblasti p 287 obshtini m[7] Sofia: 24 city raions;
Plovdiv: 6 city raions;
Varna: 5 city raions
23x15px Burkina Faso 13 régions 45 provinces 325 communes [7]
23x15px Burundi 17 provinces 121 communes [7]d 2,639 collines [50]
23x15px Cambodia
23 khêt p 150+ srŏk d 1400+ khum [7] 14000+ phum[27]
Phnom Penhc khan[18] sangkat[16]
23x15px Cameroon 10 regions 50+ départements [9] 310+ arrondissements [subdistricts] [21]
23x15px Canada 10 provinces
3 territories
3,642 municipalities 
23x15px Cape Verde 22 concelhos [8][51]m 30+ freguesias [14]
23x15px Central African Republic 16 préfectures [15]
Banguic[1]
60+ sous-préfectures [22] 170+ communes
23x15px Chad 22 régions r 61 départements [9] sub-prefectures communautés rurales [17]
including N'Djamenac
10 arrondissements communes
23x15px Chile 15 regiones r 50+ provincias p 320+ comunas m
23x15px People's Republic of China "province" level:

22 shěng p
5 zìzhìqū [1]
4 zhíxiáshì m

"prefecture" level:

280+ dìjíshī [6]
17 dìqū [15]
30 zìzhìzhōu [1]

"county" level:

1400+ xiàn [8]
110+ zìzhìxiàn [1]
850+ (shìxiá)qū d
1 tèqū [52]
370+ xiànjíshì [6]
1 línqū [53]

"township" level:

19500+ zhèn [25]
14600+ xiāng [26]
1000+ mínzúxiāng [54]
6100+ jiēbàn [21][55]
11 qūgōngsuǒ [56]
then


Urban areas:
shèqū [57] or jūmínqū [13]


Rural areas: cūnjí [27][58]

Inner Mongolia
(one of the five zìzhìqū)
3 méng [59] 40+  [60]
3 zìzhìqí [1]
180+ sūmù [26]
1 mínzúsūmù [54]
then urban and rural divisions as above.
2 tèbiéxíngzhèngqū [61] :
Template:Country data Hong Kong 18 districts
23x15px Macau 2 concelhos d 5+2 freguesias [14]
23x15px Colombia 32 departamentos [9]
Bogotác
1100+ municipios m
2000+ corregimientos [25]
23x15px Comoros 3 [autonomous islands] [1] municipalities
23x15px Democratic Republic of the Congo[62] 10 provinces
Kinshasac
26 districts territories chiefdoms
sectors
23x15px Republic of the Congo[63] 12 departments [9] 80+ [districts] d communes
23x15px Costa Rica 7 provincias p 81 cantones 450+ [districts] d
23x15px Côte d'Ivoire[64] 19 régions r 50+ départements [9] 180+ sous-préfectures [22]
23x15px Croatia 21 županije [8]
Zagrebc
127 gradovi [25]
429 općine m
4117+ mjesnih odbora (gradske četvrti [Zagreb], gradski kotari [Split]) 6700+ naselja
23x15px Cuba 16 provincias p 160+ municipios m
23x15px Cyprus 6 eparchies d 610 communities m
23x15px Czech Republic 13 krajů r 76 okresy d statistical only

205 obce s rozšířenou působností [65]

393 obce s pověřeným obecním úřadem [66] 6252 obcí [67]

5 vojenský újezd [68] special status

Hlavní město Praha c 10 obvody d judicial only

22 správní obvody [69]

57 městské části [70] 112 katastrální území [71]
23x15px Denmark, the Kingdom of 1 senior member of the Kingdom:
23x15px Denmark
5 regioner r 98 kommuner m
2 autonomous countries within the Kingdom:[1]
23x15px Faroe Islands 7 sýsla [72]r 30+ kommunur m[7]
23x15px Greenland 4 kommuner m[73]
23x15px Djibouti 5 régions r (15 districts )[74]
Djibouti Cityc 6 arrondissements
23x15px Dominica 10 parishes m
23x15px Dominican Republic 31 provincias p
Distrito Nacionald
110+ municipios m
40+ distritos municipales d
secciones [18]
23x15px East Timor[75] 13 [districts] d 60+ [subdistricts] [21] (sulos, sucos [27])
23x15px Ecuador 24 provincias p 210+ cantones [4] 1000+ parròquias [14]
23x15px Egypt 27 muhāfazāt [11] 232 markazes 217 + cities 4617 + villages
23x15px El Salvador 14 departamentos [9] 262 municipios m
23x15px Equatorial Guinea 7 provincias p 30 distritos d
23x15px Eritrea 6 zoba r 57 districts d
23x15px Estonia[76] 15 maakonnad [8] 30 linnad [25]m linnaosad d asumid [21]
183 vallad [7][14]m kandid [16]
linnad [25]
alevid [3]
alevikud[77]
külad [27]
23x15px Ethiopia 9 kililoch r[20]
2 astedader akababiwach [6]
(zones?)
12 rasgez akababiwach [1]
600+ woreda (wereda)d kebeles [13][28]
23x15px Fiji 4 divisions
1 dependency
15 provinces m +50 districts
23x15px Finland 18 maakuntaa r 70+ seutukuntaa [23] d 430+ kuntaa [78] m
1 itsehallinnollinen maakunta[1] r:

23x15px Åland

16 kommuner (kuntaa) m
23x15px France 27 régions r, including:

- 21 régions in continental Europe [79]
- 1 sui generis collectivité territoriale [80]
- 5 régions d'outre-mer
23x15px French Guiana
23x15px Guadeloupe
23x15px Martinique
23x15px Mayotte
23x15px Réunion

101 départements [9] p [81]
+ the Metropolis of Lyon
335 arrondissements d
[2], [3], [4]
4,032 "cantons" (fourth-level), 12159 "intercommunality" d
[5] (fifth level), 36781 communes (sixth-level) m [82]
1 state private property, located overseas, under the direct authority of the French government: Clipperton Island
5 collectivités d'outre-mer[83]
23x15px French Polynesia[84] subdivisions administratives 40+ communes
23x15px Saint-Barthélemy
23x15px Saint-Martin
23x15px Saint-Pierre and Miquelon 2 communes
23x15px Wallis and Futuna 3 royaumes coutumiers [85] 3 [districts] d
1 collectivité sui generis
23x15px New Caledonia 3 provinces 30+ communes
1 territoire d'outre-mer[24][86]
23x15px French Southern and Antarctic Lands 4 [districts] d
23x15px Gabon 9 provinces 30+ départements [9] 152 cantons, 52 communes, 29 arrondissements,
23x15px Gambia 5 divisions
Banjulc
30+ districts
23x15px Georgia 9 mkhare r
2 avt'onomiuri resp'ublik'a
 [1]
Tbilisic
53 raioni d
6 sak'alak'o t'erit'oria
 [6]
23x15px Germany 16 Länder [20][87] 19 Regierungsbezirke [8] (only 4 of 16 states are divided into Regierungsbezirke) 430+ Kreise d
then Ämter [88] (from part of Gemeinden)
12300+ Gemeinden m
23x15px Ghana 10 regions 120+ districts Communities tema
8 municipal districts zones
3 metropolitan districts submetropolitan districts
23x15px Greece 7 Decentralized Administrations and 1 aftonomi monastiki politeia [1] 13 Peripheries, Mount Athos 325 demoi m
Demotikes enotites [12] (Municipal units [7])
74 Regional Units p
23x15px Grenada 6 parishesi
1 dependency
23x15px Guatemala 22 departamentos [9] 332 municipios m
23x15px Guinea 8 régions r 33 préfectures [15] 330+ sous-préfectures [22] [districts] d
[sectors] [19]
Conakryc 5 communes
23x15px Guinea-Bissau 8 regiões r
1 sector autónomo [1]
30+ ?setores [19]
23x15px Guyana 10 regions 27 neighborhood councils
Template:Country data Haiti Haiti 10 départements [9] 30+ arrondissements d communes m sections [89]
Template:Country data Honduras Honduras 18 departamentos [9] 298 municipios m
23x15px Hungary 19 megye
23 megyei jogú város
 [8]
Budapestc
173 subregions
Template:Country data Iceland Iceland 74 municipalities (sveitarfélög)
Template:Country data India India 29 states
7 territories
Divisions 640 districts 5564 tehsils (tahsilstahasils), taluks (talukas), mandal [8]
Template:Country data Indonesia Indonesia 34 provinsi [90]p
including 5 daerah istimewa [1]
including Jakartac
340+ kabupaten [91]
90+ kota [6][92]
kecamatan, distrik [21] desa, kelurahan, kampung [27]
Template:Country data Iran Iran 31 ostanha p 310+ shahrestan [8] bakhsh d
Template:Country data Iraq Iraq 18 muhāfazāt [11](p) ? aqdyat d[93]  ?nahiyat [8]?  ?qaryat [27]
23x15px Ireland 28 counties[8]
3 cities[6]
2 metropolitan districts
4 borough districts[3]
89 municipal districts[70]
Template:Country data Israel Israel 7 mehozot d 16 nafot [21] 76 City councils 
265 municipalities 
53 Regional councils
23x15px Italy 15 regioni r
5 regioni autonome [1]
110 province p
2+1 province autonome [1]
1000+ regioni agrarie then 8057 comuni [7]m (3299 comuni consists of 376 unione di comuni) 37000+frazioni and cities' circoscrizioni [94]m
Template:Country data Jamaica Jamaica 14 parishes m
Template:Country data Japan Japan 47 todōfuken [10][15][95] 28 shichō [22]
15 seirei shitei toshi [6]
1700+ shichōsonku m[96] ōaza, aza, chō, chōme
Template:Country data Jordan Jordan 12 muhāfazāt [11] 50+ nahia [21]
Template:Country data Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 14 oblıstar p
3 qalalar [6]
319 awdandar d
oblıstıq qalalar
kentter awıl aymaqtar
Template:Country data Kenya Kenya 47 Counties p 262 Sub-Counties d
to be replaced by more effective administration
2400+ mtaa [12] Cities, Municipalities and Towns
vijiji [27]
Template:Country data Kiribati Kiribati 24 Island councilsm
12 uninhabited islands/atolls
Template:Country data North Korea North Korea 9 do p
3 [SARs] [61]
2 chikhalsi [6]
150+ kun (gun[8]
si [6]
kuyŏk [28]
ku (gu) and chigu d
1 t'ŭkkŭpsi [6]
tong [13]
ri [27]
rodongjagu d
Template:Country data South Korea South Korea 8 do p
1 teukbyeol jachido [1]
si [6]
gun (kun[8]
gu (kud[3]
eup [25]
dong [13]
ri [27]
6 gwangyeoksi [6] gu (kud
gun (kun[8]
dong [13]
eup [25]
myeon [26]
ri [27]
1 teukbyeol jachisic dong [13]
eup [25]
myeon [26]
Seoulc gu (kud[3] dong [13]
23x15px Kosovo[97] 7 rajone d[98][99] 35 komuna m[33][100]
Template:Country data Kuwait Kuwait 6 muhāfazāt [11]m
Template:Country data Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 7 oblasttar p
2 šaarlar (keneš) [6]
40+ rayon d
14 gorkeneš [25]
aiyl okmotus [17]
23x15px Laos 16 khoueng p
Vientianec
140+ muang [101]d baan [27]
23x15px Latvia 110 novadi m
9 Republikas pilsētas [6]
67 pilsētas [25]
470+ pagasti m[14]
23x15px Lebanon 6 muhāfazāt [11] 26 qadya d
23x15px Lesotho 10 districts 80+ constituencies 120+ community councils
23x15px Liberia 15 counties 60+ districts
23x15px Libya 22 sha'biyat m Basic People's Congresses
23x15px Liechtenstein 11 Gemeinden m
23x15px Lithuania 10 apskritys [8] 43 rajono savivaldybė [102]m
9 savivaldybės m
8 miesto savivaldybė [103]m
500+ seniūnijos [104]
23x15px Luxembourg 3 [districts] 12 cantons [105] 106 communes[106] [107]m 24 quartierën [108]
23x15px Macedonia 8 regioni i 84 opštini m
23x15px Madagascar 22 faritra r  ?departemanta [9] or 110+ ?fivondronana [109] 1200+ ?firaisana [110] or ?kaominina [7]
then 11000+ ?fokontany [27]
23x15px Malawi 3 regions 28 districts (130+ ["traditional authorities"]) (60+ ["subchiefdoms"])
23x15px Malaysia 13 negeri: 139 daerah 1000+ mukim 8000+ kampung
23x15px Johor
23x15px Kedah
23x15px Melaka
23x15px Negeri Sembilan
23x15px Pahang
23x15px Perak
23x15px Perlis
23x15px Penang
23x15px Selangor
23x15px Terengganu
75 daerah 800+ mukim [21] 5000+ kampung
23x15px Kelantan 10 jajahan 63 mukim [21] 500+ kampung
23x15px Sabah
23x15px Sarawak
16 bahagian 54 daerah mukim then kampung
3 Wilayah Persekutuan:
23x15px Kuala Lumpur 11 mukim [21] 150+ kampung
23x15px Labuan 27 kampung
23x15px Putrajaya 21 presint"
23x15px Maldives 7 provinces
Maléc
20 [atolls][111]m
Maléc
23x15px Mali 8 régions
Bamakoc
40+ cercles [5] 1400+ arrondissements [112] 700+ communes
23x15px Malta 68 kunsilli lokali (local councils)m
23x15px Marshall Islands 24 municipalitiesm
23x15px Mauritania 12 régions [113]r
Nouakchottc
50+ départements [9][114] 200+ communes
23x15px Mauritius 4 islands 9 districts
14 zones
120+ villages, 4 Towns
173 localities
23x15px Mexico 31 estados [20] 2400+ municipios m
1 distrito federalc 16 delegaciones [3]
23x15px Federated States of Micronesia 4 states 70+ municipalities
23x15px Moldova 32 raioane d
3 municipiu [6]
unitate teritorială autonomă [1]
1 unitatea teritorială [24]
15 [municipalities] m
50 [cities] [6]
60+ [city localities] [12]
660+ [villages] [7][27]
880+ [village localities] [12]
23x15px Monaco 1 communei 10 quartiers [16]i
23x15px Mongolia 21 aimags p 331 sums d 1538 bags
1 khot m 9 düüregs d 132 khoroos
23x15px Montenegro 21 opštine m
Prijestonica Cetinje[115]
Glavni Grad Podgorica c
1256 naselja
23x15px Morocco 16 [regions] r [116] 13 prefectures [15]
50 [provinces] p
cercles [5] communes rurales [7]
[municipalities] m
communes urbaines [7]
arrondissements
23x15px Mozambique 10 provincias p
Maputoc
120+ distritos d 400+ postos [urban districts] d
localidades [12]
23x15px Myanmar 7 taing detha gyi (regions) [10][117]
7 pyi-neh (states) [20]
67 kayaing d 330 townships [26] [towns] [25]
[wards] [28]
[villages] [27]
23x15px Namibia 14 regions[118] 121 constituencies[118] citiesm
townsm
villagesm
settlements
23x15px Nauru 14 districtsi
File:Flag of Nepal.svg Nepal 5 vikas kshetra r 14 anchal 75 jilla [districts] d ilaka, nagarpalikam, gaun vikas samiti, ward[119] [villages] [27]
23x15px Netherlands, the Kingdom of 4 landen:
23x15px Netherlands 12 provincies p 408 gemeenten m
3 openbare lichamen
23x15px Aruba
23x15px Curaçao
23x15px Sint Maarten
23x15px New Zealand 12 regions
4 unitary authorities
50+ districts
15 cities
1 special territorial authority
2 states in free-association:[1]
23x15px Cook Islands 10+ island councils
23x15px Niue 14 villages
1 self-administering territory:[1]
23x15px Tokelau 3 autonomous communities
23x15px Nicaragua 15 departamentos [9]
2 regiones autónomas [1]
150+ municipios m
23x15px Niger 7 régions 
Communauté Urbaine de Niameyc
36 départements 265 communes, communes urbaines,
communes rurales, postes administratifs
[120]
23x15px Nigeria 36 states
Abujac
770+ Local Government Areas
23x15px Northern Cyprus 5 kaza
23x15px Norway 19 fylker [8] 429 kommuner m[7][121]
2 integral overseas areas:
23x15px Svalbard
23x15px Jan Mayen
1 [dependencie]:
23x15px Bouvet Island
23x15px Oman 11 muhāfazāt [11] 60+ wilaya'at p
23x15px Pakistan 4 provinces
1 territory
Islamabadc
1 self-administering state
1 self-administering territory
131 +7 Tribal Agencies and 6 Frontier Regions districts
596 tehsils [8][122] Almost 6000 Union Councils
23x15px Palau 16 states m
23x15px State of Palestine West Bank
Gaza Strip
16 governorates [11]
23x15px Panama 10 provincias p
3 comarcas indígena r
70+ distritos d corregimientos m
2 comarcas indígena r
23x15px Papua New Guinea 4 regionsi 20 provinces and 1 autonomous region, National Capital District districts Local-Level Government areas
23x15px Paraguay 17 departamentos [9]
Asunciónc
230+ distritos [123]d compañías
municipios
23x15px Peru 25 regiones r 190+ provincias p 1800+ distritos [124]d 84000+ centros poblados

1800+ centros poblados menores (as government entity)
80000+ [centros poblados dispersos] (only as censal unity)
23x15px Philippines 17 rehiyon r[125] 80 lalawigan [126]p
38 malayang lungsod [127]
1 malayang bayan [128]
84 bahaging lungsod [6] [129]
1511 karaniwang bayan [130]m[25]
42025 barangay [131]d
23x15px Poland 16 voivodeships (województwa) [132]p 360+ powiaty [8][133] 2400+ gminy [7] 40000+ sołectwa (rural)
dzielnice or osiedla (urban)
23x15px Portugal 18 distritos d
2 regiões autónomas [1]
23x15px Azores
23x15px Madeira
308 concelhos [134]m 4261 freguesias [14]
23x15px Qatar 7 baladiya'at m
23x15px Romania 41 județe [8] 320 orașe [6] (including 103 municipii m)
2856 comune [7]
12955 sate [27]
Bucharestc 6 sectoare [19]
23x15px Russia 85 federal subjects [135][136] :
"subject" level:[137]
46 oblasts
21 republics [136][1]
4 autonomous okrugs [1]
9 krais [24]
1 autonomous oblast [1]
"district" level:

2,027 districts

561 cities and towns of federal subject significance

"rural" level:

Towns of district significance (416), urban-type settlements of district significance (767), and selsoviets and equivalents (15,002)

3 federal cities[138]
Moscowc
10 administrative okrugs d
St. Petersburg
18 districts d
Sevastopol [139]
4 districts d
23x15px Rwanda 5 intara p 30 uturere [140]d
(umujyi m)
410+ imirenge [19][141] 9100+ utugari [142]
(then akagari ?[27])
23x15px Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts 9 parishes
Nevis 5 parishes
23x15px Saint Lucia 11 quartiers [16]m
23x15px Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6 parishesa
23x15px Samoa 11 itūmālō i
23x15px San Marino 9 castelli [7]m
23x15px São Tomé and Príncipe 2 concelhos p 7 distritos 
23x15px Saudi Arabia 13 manaţiq p muhafazat r marakiz [21]
23x15px Senegal 14 régions 30+ départements [9] arrondissements communes
23x15px Serbia 5 regions - Belgrade, Šumadija and Western Serbia, Southern and Eastern Serbia, Vojvodina, Kosovo and Metohija[143][144]
2 of these regions (Vojvodina and Kosovo and Metohija) are also autonomous provinces [1] Kosovo declared independence in 2008.
29 okruga d
Grad Beogradc
150 opština m
24 grada [6]
23x15px Seychelles 25 districtsa
Zil Elwannyen Sesel
23x15px Sierra Leone 3 provinces
1 area
15 districts chiefdoms
23x15px Singapore 27 constituenciesm Divisions/Wards
23x15px Slovakia 8 kraje r 70+ okresy d 2890+ obce m,[7] from that 130+ mestá c[25][145] katastrálne územia [146]
23x15px Slovenia 12 statistične regije i 210 občine m
23x15px Solomon Islands 9 provincesm
Honiara
23x15px Somalia 18 gobolada r 75 [districts] d
23x15px South Africa 9 provinces 44 district municipalities 226 local municipalities 4277 wards
8 metropolitan municipalities
23x15px South Sudan 10 states 85 counties Payams Bomas
23x15px Spain 17 comunidades autónomas r [1] 50 provincias p [147] 477 comarcas 8110 municipios m
2 ciudades autónomas [1] 2 municipios [148]
3 plazas menores de soberanía[149]
23x15px Sri Lanka 9 provinces p 25 districts d 320+ divisions
23x15px Sudan 18 wilaya'at [20] 86 [districts]
23x15px Suriname 10 districten d 60+ ressorten [150]
23x15px Swaziland 4 tifundza r 50+ tinkhundla[151] 360+ imiphakatsi[152]
23x15px Sweden 21 län [8] 290 kommuner m församlingar [14]
23x16px Switzerland 26 cantons [153] 150 districts [154]d 2,636 communes [155]m
23x15px Syria 14 muhāfazāt [11] 60 manaţiq [156]d nawahi [21] [villages] [27]
23x15px Taiwan 6 Special municipalities (zhíxiáshì) m 170 Districts  d
12 County-controlled cities (xiànxiáshì) [6]
40 Urban townships (zhèn) [26]
146 Rural townships (xiāng) [26]
Urban Villages () [27]
Rural Villages (cūn) [27]
2 Provinces (shěng)(Streamlined) p 3 Provincial cities (shì) [6]
13 Counties (xiàn) [8]
23x15px Tajikistan 3 viloyatho p
1 viloyat mukhtor [1]
Dushanbec
60+ Nohiya d
14 [cities] [6]
2 hukumati [157]
(jamoats) ([villages] [27])
23x15px Tanzania 30 mkoa r 120+ wilaya d [divisions] [10] [wards] [28]
then [villages] [27]
23x15px Thailand 76 changwat p
Bangkok [158]
840+ amphoe [159]d tambon;[10] in Bangkok:169 khwaengd chumchon or muban;[27]
23x15px Togo 5 régions 30 préfectures
23x15px Tonga 5 divisions 23 districts
23x15px Trinidad and Tobago 9 regions
Tobago (governed by Tobago House of Assembly)
3 boroughs
2 cities
23x15px Tunisia 24 wilaya'at [11] mutamadiyat d shaykhat m
23x15px Turkey 81 il p 900+ ilçe d 3200+ belediye m [neighbourhoods] [13]
[41000 villages] [27]
23x15px Turkmenistan 5 welaýatlar p
Aşgabatc
70+ ?adyndaky etraplar d [160]
40+ ?etraplar d
15 [towns] [25]
23x15px Tuvalu 9 island groupsm
23x15px Uganda 111 districts
Kampalac
167 counties
22 municipalities
5 city divisions
1106 subcounties
151 town councils
63 municipal divisions/boroughs
parishes
villages
23x15px Ukraine 24 oblasti p
2 mista zi spetsial'nym statusom m[161]
1 avtonomna respublika [1]
23x15px Crimea
640+ raiony d
mista rehional'noho znachennia
raiony u mistakh
mista raionoho znachennia
selyshchni rady
sil's'ki rady
selyshcha
23x15px United Arab Emirates 7 imarat [162] local municipalities
23x15px United Kingdom (1 constituent country with no devolution):
23x15px England
9 regionsi 75 non-metropolitan counties 201 non-metropolitan districts parishes[163]
6 metropolitan counties 36 metropolitan boroughs
46 unitary authorities parishes
Greater Londonc 32 London boroughs
City of London
(3 constituent countries with devolution):
23x15px Northern Ireland (6 counties)
26 districts
23x15px Scotland 32 council areas communities
23x15px Wales 10 county boroughs
9 counties
3 cities
communities
3 crown dependencies:
23x15px Guernsey[164] 10 parishes

3 dependencies: Alderney, Herm and Sark

23x15px Jersey[164] 12 parishes vingtaines, cueillettes
23x15px Isle of Man 6 sheadings 17 parishes
12 non-Antarctic civilian overseas territories:
23x15px Anguilla 14 districts
23x15px Bermuda 9 parishes
2 municipalities
23x15px British Indian Ocean Territory
23x15px British Virgin Islands 5 districts
23x15px Cayman Islands 7 districts
23x15px Falkland Islands
23x15px Gibraltar
23x15px Montserrat 3 parishes
23x15px Pitcairn Islands
23x15px Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 3 parts of the territory:

Saint Helena
Ascension Island
Tristan da Cunha

Saint Helena has 8 districts
23x15px South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
23x15px Turks and Caicos Islands 6 districts
2 sovereign base areas: Akrotiri and Dhekelia
23x15px United States 50 states
1 federal district
1 incorporated territory: Palmyra Atoll (grouped by ISO 3166-1 as 23x15px US Minor Outlying Islands)
3000+ counties[165]
40+ independent cities
Municipalities and minor civil divisions (including plantations, towns, townships, villages, etc.) 35,900 municipal bodies
4 unincorporated organized territories:
23x15px Guam 19 villages[166]
23x15px Northern Mariana Islands 4 municipalities
23x15px Puerto Rico 78 municipalities m barrios [13]
23x15px Virgin Islands 3 districts 20 subdistricts
1 unincorporated unorganized self-governing territory:
23x15px American Samoa 3 districts
1 region
15 counties
10 unincorporated unorganized territories; undisputed are by ISO 3166-1 as 23x15px US Minor Outlying Islands: Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Islands, Wake Island, Navassa Island, Bajo Nuevo Bank (disputed), and Serranilla Bank (disputed)
23x15px Uruguay 19 departamentos [9]m 89 municipios [33]m
23x15px Uzbekistan 12 viloyatlar p
1 respublika [1]
Tashkentc[1]
170+ tumanlar d
50+ shaharlar [6]
23x15px Vanuatu 6 provinces municipalities, local councils
23x16px Vatican City
23x15px Venezuela 23 estados [20] 335 municipios m 1136 parroquias [14]
dependencias federales [167]
Caracasc
23x15px Vietnam 58 tỉnh or provinces
55 thành phố trực thuộc tỉnh or provincial cities
48 thị xã or towns/district-level towns
548 huyện or rural districts/counties
8 đảo or islands
623 thị trấn or townships/commune-level towns
1100+ phường or wards
9000+ or communes
5 thành phố trực thuộc trung ương or municipalities/directly-controlled cities/centrally-controlled cities 47 quận or urban districts 1400+ phường or wards
23x15px Western Sahara 3 régions r [municipalités] m [communes] 7 [arrondissements] d
23x15px Yemen 21 muhāfazāt [11]
Sana City
333 districts d 2210+ [subdistricts] [21] 38,284 [villages] [27]
23x15px Zambia 10 provinces 89 districts
23x15px Zimbabwe 8 provinces
2 cities
60+ districts 1200+ municipalities

See also

Footnotes

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai Autonomous area or areas; see List of autonomous areas by country.
  2. ^ a b blocks.
  3. ^ a b c d e f boroughs.
  4. ^ a b c d cantons.
  5. ^ a b c d circles.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab cities.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u communes.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v counties.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u departments.
  10. ^ a b c d e f divisions.
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l governorates.
  12. ^ a b c d e f localities.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l neighbourhoods.
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h i j parishes.
  15. ^ a b c d e f prefectures.
  16. ^ a b c d e f quarters.
  17. ^ a b c d rural communities or rural districts.
  18. ^ a b c d sections.
  19. ^ a b c d e sectors.
  20. ^ a b c d e f g h states.
  21. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p subdistricts.
  22. ^ a b c d e subprefectures.
  23. ^ a b subregions.
  24. ^ a b c d territories.
  25. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o towns.
  26. ^ a b c d e f g h townships.
  27. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad villages, village areas or village groups.
  28. ^ a b c d e f wards.
  29. ^ or prefektura (prefectures).
  30. ^ http://aac-al.org/qarku.php?l=e&idr=19
  31. ^ Baladiyah, formerly the French word commune was used
  32. ^ city councils
  33. ^ a b c d municipalities
  34. ^ development committees
  35. ^ rural communes
  36. ^ neighborhood councils
  37. ^ municipal committees
  38. ^ neighborhood committees
  39. ^ or gavaṙ.
  40. ^ consisting of shires, boroughs, cities, rural cities, towns, district councils, community government councils, municipalities, community development trusts and an aboriginal council.
  41. ^ "cadastral municipalities".
  42. ^ Dutch : Gemeenschap; French: régions or German: Regionen.
  43. ^ Dutch: Provincies; French: provinces or German: Provinzen.
  44. ^ Dutch: arrondissementen; French: arrondissements or German: Arrondissements.
  45. ^ Dutch: gemeenten; French: communes or German: Gemeinden.
  46. ^ or municipios (municipalities).
  47. ^ federative units
  48. ^ federal district
  49. ^ administrative regions
  50. ^ lit. "hills"
  51. ^ or municípios (municipalities).
  52. ^ special districts.
  53. ^ forestry district.
  54. ^ a b ethnic townships.
  55. ^ or jiēdàobànshìchù.
  56. ^ "district public offices".
  57. ^ (residential) communities.
  58. ^ either zìráncūnjí ("natural" villages) or xíngzhèngcūnjí (bureaucratic villages, i.e. created for administrative convenience).
  59. ^ "leagues"; Mongolian:chuulghan.
  60. ^ banners.
  61. ^ a b special administrative regions.
  62. ^ Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Kinshasa.
  63. ^ also known as Congo-Brazzaville.
  64. ^ Also known as the Ivory Coast.
  65. ^ municipalities with extended competence (3rd level municipalities)
  66. ^ municipalities with commissioned local authority (2nd level municipalities)
  67. ^ 1st level municipalities
  68. ^ military proving grounds
  69. ^ administrative districts
  70. ^ a b municipal districts
  71. ^ cadastral communities
  72. ^ or Danish:syssel.
  73. ^ or [townships].
  74. ^ Due to be replaced by [communes] [1]
  75. ^ Timor-Leste.
  76. ^ Estonia's linnad (towns) and vallad (parishes) are known collectively as omavalitsused (municipalities).
  77. ^ Small boroughs
  78. ^ consisting of kaupungit (urban communes) and kunnat (rural communes).
  79. ^ Corsica is frequently but unformally counted as one of the 22 régions (regions) that are subdividing the full territory of France in Europe, formerly known as France métropolitaine (Metropolitan France) or just métropole unofficially.
    However the French term métropole is now used to name a newer legal status existing in some large urban areas (with the notable exception of Paris), for an établissement public de coopération intercommunale (EPCI, public establishment for the cooperation between municipalities) with proper fiscality, in order to assume some additional responsibilities taken from their département (department).
  80. ^ Corsica as a collectivité territoriale (territorial collectivity) was formerly a région
  81. ^ The département (department) and commune (municipality) of Paris are unified into a single territorial collectivity.
  82. ^ The 3 communes (municipalities) of Paris, Lyon and Marseilles are further subdivided into arrondissements municipaux (municipal arrondissements), not to be confused with the arrondissements (districts) subdividing each département (department).
  83. ^ a collectivité d'outre-mer (overseas collectivity).
  84. ^ also known as a pays d'outre-mer (overseas country).
  85. ^ kingdoms.
  86. ^ a territoire d'outre-mer (overseas territory).
  87. ^ or, informally, Bundesländer.
  88. ^ "offices".
  89. ^ sections communales (communal sections).
  90. ^ or propinsi-propinsi, sing. propinsi.
  91. ^ regencies.
  92. ^ formerly kotamadya (municipalities).
  93. ^ sometimes translated as "shires" or "counties".
  94. ^ fractions
  95. ^ todōfuken : to (metropolis, viz. Tokyo) + (territory, viz. Hokkaidō) + fu (2 urban prefectures, viz. Kyoto and Osaka) + ken (43 prefectures)
  96. ^ shichōsonku : shi (city) + chō (town) + son (village) + ku (wards, boroughs)
  97. ^ ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. Kosovo's independence has been recognised by 108 out of 193 United Nations member states.
  98. ^ Albanian; alternatively Serbian:regiona or okruga.
  99. ^ districts.
  100. ^ Albanian; alternatively Serbian:opstina.
  101. ^ or muong.
  102. ^ "district municipalities".
  103. ^ "city municipalities".
  104. ^ elderships, elderates.
  105. ^ French; alternatively German:Kantone.
  106. ^ http://www.luxembourg.public.lu/fr/tourisme/cartes/communes/index.html
  107. ^ French; alternatively German:Gemeinden.
  108. ^ Luxembourgish; alternatively French:quartiers, German:Stadtvierteln.
  109. ^ or fivondronampokontany.
  110. ^ or firaisampokontany.
  111. ^ also known as districts.
  112. ^ or communes.
  113. ^ or wilaya'at.
  114. ^ or moughataas.
  115. ^ Old Royal Capital.
  116. ^ some disputed; see Regions of Morocco.
  117. ^ Formerly divisions, until August 2010.
  118. ^ a b Nakale, Albertina (9 August 2013). "President divides Kavango into two". New Era (archived via allafrica.com). 
  119. ^ http://planetnepal.org/wiki/Administrative_divisions
  120. ^ FONDS AFRICAIN DE DEVELOPPEMENT: ETUDE DE MOBILISATION DES EAUX DANS LA REGION DE MARADI NIGER. DEPARTEMENT AGRICULTURE ET DEVELOPPEMENT RURAL, OCAR. African Development Bank Group, MARCH 2003
  121. ^ Mosvik and Inderøy kommune (two mulcipalties of Norway) merged by 1 January 2012, making the total number of communes in Norway 429. Mosvik kommune: Referendum. Retrieved 15 December 2012.
  122. ^ or tehsils.
  123. ^ or ?partidos.
  124. ^ or partidos.
  125. ^ including Muslim Mindanao, an autonomous region.
  126. ^ or probinsya.
  127. ^ or siyudad; cities independent from province, classified as either "highly urbanized" or "independent component" cities.
  128. ^ or munisipyo; municipality not under any provincial authority.
  129. ^ or siyudad; cities under provincial supervision ("component cities").
  130. ^ or munisipyo; regular municipalities under provincial supervision.
  131. ^ or barrios.
  132. ^ voivodeships.
  133. ^ consisting of 300+ powiat ziemski (rural counties) and 60+ powiat grodzki (urban counties) or miasta na prawach powiatu ("cities of county right").
  134. ^ or municípios.
  135. ^ federal subjects, grouped into 7 federal districts
  136. ^ a b Including Republic of Crimea which is annexed territory of Ukraine
  137. ^ Federal subjects of Russia are not considered to be administrative divisions
  138. ^ Including Sevastopol which is annexed territory of Ukraine
  139. ^ Annexed from Ukraine in 2014 by the Russian Federation
  140. ^ sing. akarere.
  141. ^ or French:secteurs administratifs (administrative sectors).
  142. ^ or French:cellules (cells).
  143. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia
  144. ^ http://www.srbija.gov.rs/pages/article.php?id=20617
  145. ^ Mestská a obecná štatistika SR
  146. ^ "cadastral areas".
  147. ^ Some provinces are divided in districts called comarcas
  148. ^ Ceuta and Melilla
  149. ^ minor sovereign places in North Africa
  150. ^ ?"resorts".
  151. ^ constituencies
  152. ^ Chiefdoms
  153. ^ (French; alternatively German:Kantone, Italian:cantoni or Romansh:chantuns). Six cantons, formerly called demi-cantons (French; alternatively German:Halbkantone or Romansh:mez-chantuns, have only one representative in the Council of States instead of two.
  154. ^ French; alternatively German:Ämter, (Amts)bezirke, Italian:distretti or Romansh:districts. This level of subdivisions is not present in all cantons.
  155. ^ French; alternatively German:Gemeinden, Italian:comuni or Romansh:vischnancas.
  156. ^ or manatuq.
  157. ^ city councils.
  158. ^ special governed districts
  159. ^ in Bangkok:khet.
  160. ^ ?urban districts.
  161. ^ "cities with special status".
  162. ^ emirates.
  163. ^ not all of England is parished - see unparished area.
  164. ^ a b a bailiwick.
  165. ^ or boroughs in Alaska and parishes in Louisiana.
  166. ^ also known as municipalities.
  167. ^ federal dependencies.