Subdivision types similar to or like U.S. state

Constituent political entity, of which there are currently 50. Wikipedia

  • County (United States)

    Administrative or political subdivision of a state that consists of a geographic region with specific boundaries and usually some level of governmental authority. Used in 48 U.S. states, while Louisiana and Alaska have functionally equivalent subdivisions called parishes and boroughs, respectively. Wikipedia

  • Indian reservation

    Legal designation for an area of land managed by a federally recognized Native American tribe under the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs rather than the state governments of the United States in which they are physically located. Associated with a particular Native American nation. Wikipedia

  • Provinces are constituent political entities of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe currently has ten provinces, two of which are cities with provincial status. Wikipedia

  • Administrative divisions of Mexico

    Federal republic composed of 32 Federal Entities: 31 states Autonomous entity. Wikipedia

  • States of Brazil

    The federative units of Brazil (unidades federativas do Brasil) are subnational entities with a certain degree of autonomy (self-government, self-regulation and self-collection) and endowed with their own government and constitution, which together form the Federative Republic of Brazil. There are 26 states (estados) and one federal district (distrito federal). Wikipedia

  • Cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, one of the two political entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, consists of ten units called cantons. The cantons were established by the Law on Federal Units (Cantons) on 12 June 1996. Wikipedia

  • States and union territories of India

    Federal union comprising 28 states and 8 union territories, for a total of 36 entities. The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts and smaller administrative divisions. Wikipedia

  • The political divisions of Bosnia and Herzegovina were created by the Dayton Agreement, which recognized a second tier of government in Bosnia and Herzegovina, comprising two entities: the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), with mostly Bosniaks and Croats, and the Republika Srpska (RS) with mostly Serbs – each governing roughly one half of the state's territory. The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina itself has a federal structure and consists of 10 autonomous cantons. Wikipedia

  • District (Austria)

    Second-level division of the executive arm of the country's government. District offices are the primary point of contact between resident and state for most acts of government that exceed municipal purview: marriage licenses, driver licenses, passports, assembly permits, hunting permits, or dealings with public health officers for example all involve interaction with the district administrative authority (Bezirksverwaltungsbehörde). Wikipedia

  • Regions of Denmark

    The five Regions of Denmark (regioner) were created as administrative entities at a level above the municipalities and below the central government in the public sector as part of the 2007 Danish Municipal Reform, when the 13 counties (amter) were abolished. Cut from 270 to 98. Wikipedia

  • Republics of Russia

    Divided into 85 federal subjects , 22 of which are "republics". Most of the republics represent areas of non-Russian ethnicity, although there are several republics with Russian majority. Wikipedia

  • Federation made up of twenty-three states , a Capital District (Distrito Capital) and the Federal Dependencies (Dependencias Federales), which consist of many islands and islets on the Caribbean Sea. Venezuela also claims the Guayana Esequiba territory which comprises six districts in the independent nation of Guyana. Wikipedia

  • The United Arab Emirates consists of seven emirates (إمارات ʾimārāt; singular: إمارة ʾimārah), which were historically known as the Trucial States: ISO 3166-2:AE Wikipedia

  • Provinces of Argentina

    Subdivided into twenty-three provinces and one autonomous city (ciudad autónoma), Buenos Aires, which is the federal capital of the nation (Capital Federal) as decided by Congress. The provinces and the capital have their own constitutions, but exist under a federal system. Wikipedia

  • Provinces of the Philippines

    In the Philippines, provinces (lalawigan or probinsya) are one of its primary political and administrative divisions. There are 81 provinces at present, which are further subdivided into component cities and municipalities. Wikipedia

  • Divided into 159 counties, more than any other state except for Texas, which has 254 counties. Under the Georgia State Constitution, all of its counties are granted home rule to deal with problems that are purely local in nature. Wikipedia

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