Administrative centre

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An administrative center is a seat of regional administration or local government, or a county town, or the place where the central administration of a commune is located.wikipedia
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Districts of Algeria

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The capital of a district, the next largest division, is also called a chef-lieu.
The capital of a district is called a district seat (chef-lieu de daïra).

Cantons of France

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The chef-lieu of a canton is usually the biggest city or town within the canton, but has only a nominal role.
In the latter case, administrative services, the gendarmerie headquarters for example, are often situated in the principal town (chef-lieu) of the canton, although there are exceptions, such as cantons Gaillon-Campagne and Sarreguemines-Campagne, which have in common a "chief-town" which does not belong to either canton.

Districts of Jordan

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In the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the administrative centres are known as "chief towns" or nahias.
The district "Liwaa" (لواء, plural Alwiya ألوية) are the administrative centres ("chief towns") in Jordan.

County town

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An administrative center is a seat of regional administration or local government, or a county town, or the place where the central administration of a commune is located.

Jordan

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In the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the administrative centres are known as "chief towns" or nahias.
Control for each administrative unit is in a "chief town" (administrative centre) known as a nahia.

County seat

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A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.

Vaggeryd Municipality

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For example, both Skillingaryd and Vaggeryd is the central locality of Vaggeryd Municipality.

Local government

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An administrative center is a seat of regional administration or local government, or a county town, or the place where the central administration of a commune is located.

Township

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An administrative center is a seat of regional administration or local government, or a county town, or the place where the central administration of a commune is located.

Provinces of Algeria

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The capital of an Algerian Province is called a chef-lieu.

Communes of Algeria

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While the capital of the lowest division, the municipalities, is called agglomeration de chef-lieu (chef-lieu agglomeration) and is abbreviated as A.C.L.

Urban area

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While the capital of the lowest division, the municipalities, is called agglomeration de chef-lieu (chef-lieu agglomeration) and is abbreviated as A.C.L.

Provinces of Belgium

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The chef-lieu in Belgium is the administrative centre of each of the ten Provinces of Belgium.

Antwerp

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Three of these cities also give their name to their province (Antwerp, Liège and Namur).

Liège

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Three of these cities also give their name to their province (Antwerp, Liège and Namur).

Namur

Namur, Belgiumcity of NamurMarche-les-Dames
Three of these cities also give their name to their province (Antwerp, Liège and Namur).

Arrondissement

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Luxembourg is divided into two judicial arrondissements (Luxembourg City, Diekirch), three administrative districts (Luxembourg City, Diekirch, Grevenmacher), four electoral circonscriptions (constituencies), twelve cantons and one hundred and five communes (municipalities; Luxembourgish: Gemengen).

Cantons of Luxembourg

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Luxembourg is divided into two judicial arrondissements (Luxembourg City, Diekirch), three administrative districts (Luxembourg City, Diekirch, Grevenmacher), four electoral circonscriptions (constituencies), twelve cantons and one hundred and five communes (municipalities; Luxembourgish: Gemengen).

Departments of France

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The chef-lieu of a département is known as the préfecture.

Prefectures in France

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The chef-lieu of a département is known as the préfecture.

Prefect

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This is the town or city where the prefect of the départment (and all services under his/her control) is situated, in a building known as the prefecture.

Prefecture

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This is the town or city where the prefect of the départment (and all services under his/her control) is situated, in a building known as the prefecture.

Regions of France

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In every French region, one of the départments has pre-eminence over the others, and the prefect carries the title of Prefect of region X…, Prefect of Department Z… and the city where the regional prefect is found is known as chef-lieu of the region or, more commonly, Regional prefecture.

Arrondissements of France

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The chef-lieu of an arrondissement, commonly known as the sous-préfecture is the city or town where the sub-prefect of the arrondissement (and the services directly under his/her control) is situated, in a building called the sub-prefecture.