Subdistrict

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Subdistrict is a low-level administrative division of a district.[1]

Usage by country[edit]

 Bangladesh[edit]

In Bangladesh, subdistricts are known as upazilas. They are the third-level and the second lowest-level subdivisions, below divisions and zilas (districts).

 Brunei[edit]

In Brunei, subdistricts are known as mukims and they are the second-level country subdivision, immediately below districts (daerah). Mukims are subdivided into villages (kampung).

 China[edit]

In China, a subdistrict (Chinese: 街道; pinyin: jiēdào), literally means "street".

 East Timor[edit]

In East Timor, a subdistrict is known by the Portuguese word subdistrito.

 India[edit]

In India, Census India calls the units below the district (जिला) and they are usually called subdivisions (अनुमंडल), tehsil (sometimes referred C D blocks प्रखंड), (taluk/ taluka / mandal) accordingly administrative divisions of india.

 Indonesia[edit]

In Indonesia, subdistrict refers to kelurahan, which has same level with village.

 Israel[edit]

In Israel, a subdistrict is known in Hebrew as nefa.

 Palestine[edit]

In Palestine, a subdistrict is known in Arabic as qadaa.

 Thailand[edit]

In Thailand, the equivalent of a subdistrict may be amphoe or tambon.

 United Kingdom[edit]

In England and Wales, subdistrict was part of a registration district.

Historical usage[edit]

Kaza was the Turkish term for subdistricts during the Ottoman Empire

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