Territory (country subdivision)
Territory is a type of political administrative division, usually to areas that is under the jurisdiction of a state. In U.S. terminology, it refers 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.
||It has been suggested that Capital territory be merged into this article. (Discuss) Proposed since December 2014.|
||It has been suggested that Overseas territory be merged into this article. (Discuss) Proposed since December 2014.|
Common types of territory include:
The Territories of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not unincorporated units, but are regular subdivisions of the country.
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