Territory (country subdivision)

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Territory is a type of political administrative division, usually to areas that is under the jurisdiction of a state. In U.S. terminology, it is actually referred to an organized division of an area that is under control of a country but not formally developed into, or incorporated into, a political unit of that country of equal status to other political units such as states or provinces.


Types[edit]

Common types of territory include:

Country[edit]

Main category: Territories by country

The Territories of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not unincorporated units, but are regular subdivisions of the country.

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