Physiographic territorial entity
Humangeographic territorial entity
Administrative territorial entity
Established by a non-physical act, such as a law, order, decree, for administrative tasks. Can include political entities with their own government, but also statistical regions or reserves.
- Continental union
- Country (in the sense of a sovereign state, e.g. United Nations member state, or states with limited recognition)
- Country subdivision
- Cross-border region (e.g. euroregion, eurodistrict)
- Neutral zone, belonging to no country, or ownership is shared.
Established by physical acts, e.g. settlement, see List of uninhabited regions.
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