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Federation

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A federated state (which may also be referred to as a state, a province, a region, a canton, a governorate, an oblast, an emirate or a country) is a territorial and constitutional community forming part of a federation.
A federation (also known as a federal state) is a political entity characterized by a union of partially self-governing provinces, states, or other regions under a central federal government (federalism).

Governorate

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A federated state (which may also be referred to as a state, a province, a region, a canton, a governorate, an oblast, an emirate or a country) is a territorial and constitutional community forming part of a federation.
As English-speaking nations tend to call regions administered by governors either states or provinces, the term governorate is often used in translation from non-English-speaking administrations.

States of Austria

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Even though English "land" is a cognate, the term (Bundes)land is commonly rendered as "state" or "province" by tradition in English writing.

Dependent territory

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In some cases, a federation is created from a union of political entities, which are either independent, or dependent territories of another sovereign entity (most commonly a colonial power).
Although all territories of Australia are considered to be fully integrated in its federative system, and the official status of an external territory does not differ largely from that of a mainland territory (except in regards to immigration law), debate remains as to whether the external territories are integral parts of Australia, due to their not being part of Australia in 1901, when its constituent states federated (with the exception of Coral Sea Islands which was part of Queensland).

States and union territories of India

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India is a federal union comprising 28 states and 9 union territories, for a total of 37 entities.

Municipalities of Brazil

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The Federal District cannot be divided into municipalities, assuming the constitutional and legal powers, attributions and obligations equivalent to those of states and municipalities, being divided into administrative regions.

Canton (country subdivision)

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A federated state (which may also be referred to as a state, a province, a region, a canton, a governorate, an oblast, an emirate or a country) is a territorial and constitutional community forming part of a federation.

States and federal territories of Malaysia

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Malaysia is a federation comprising 13 states (Negeri) and 3 federal territories (Wilayah Persekutuan).

Germany

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Germany was declared a federal republic at the beginning of the German Revolution in November 1918, with 18 federated states in 1925.

Brazil

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Brazil is a federation composed of 26 states, one federal district, and the 5570 municipalities.

States of Nigeria

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Nigeria is divided into states (jiha, ȯra, ìpínlẹ̀), federated political entities that share sovereignty with the federal government.

Federal territory

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A federal territory is an area that is part of a federation but not part of any federated state.

Sovereign state

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Such states differ from fully sovereign states, in that they do not have full sovereign powers, as the sovereign powers have been divided between the federated states and the central or federal government.

Oblasts of Russia

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Oblasts are a constituent political entity in a federal union under the Government of Russia with representation in the Federation Council, and serve as a first-level administrative division.

Cantons of Switzerland

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The 26 cantons of Switzerland (Kanton, canton, cantone, chantun) are the member states of the Swiss Confederation.

List of autonomous areas by country

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The autonomous areas differ from federal units and independent states in the sense that they, in relation to the majority of other sub-national territories in the same country, enjoy a special status including some legislative powers, within the state (for a detailed list of federated units, see Federated state).

States of Germany

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Switzerland

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The cantons are federated states, have a permanent constitutional status and, in comparison with the situation in other countries, a high degree of independence.