Parish (administrative division)

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A parish is an administrative division used by several countries.wikipedia
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Socken

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A country-side administrative parish corresponds to the concept of socken in Nordic countries, a predecessor to today's municipalities of Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark.
Later it also served as a civil parish or an administrative parish, and beacame a predecessor to today's municipalities of Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark.

Lands administrative divisions of Australia

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Most states term these divisions as counties, parishes, hundreds, and other terms.

Parishes of Barbados

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The country of Barbados is divided into sub-regions known as parishes.

Municipalities of Sweden

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A country-side administrative parish corresponds to the concept of socken in Nordic countries, a predecessor to today's municipalities of Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark.
The rural municipalities were based on the country-side civil parishes or administrative parishes (socknar), often formed in the middleage around a church, and the then 89 cities/towns (städer) (which is the same in Swedish) that were based on the old chartered cities.

List of parishes in New Brunswick

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The Canadian province of New Brunswick is home to 152 parishes that previously had political significance as districts within counties.

Administrative division

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A parish is an administrative division used by several countries.

Parishes of Grenada

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The Caribbean island country of Grenada is divided into regions known as parishes.

Parishes of Jamaica

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However, since 1 May 1867 Jamaica has been divided into the current fourteen parishes.

Parishes of Jersey

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The Channel Island of Jersey is divided into twelve administrative districts or parishes.

Bermuda

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Bermuda is divided into nine parishes and two incorporated municipalities.

Parishes of Guernsey

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The island of Guernsey is divided into ten Parish (administrative division) (the Bailiwick of Guernsey also includes the parish of Saint Anne, Alderney and the parish of Saint Peter, Sark are not generally included in the enumeration of parishes as the names are not of administrative significance):

List of parishes of the Isle of Man

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These were 15 parishes, 4 towns and 5 villages, each forming the lowest unit of local government in the Isle of Man.

Freguesia

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Freguesia, usually translated as "parish" or "civil parish", is the third-level administrative subdivision of Portugal, as defined by the 1976 Constitution.

Guernsey

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Guernsey has ten parishes, which act as civil administration districts with limited powers.

Civil parish

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In all parts of the British Isles except Scotland and Wales, it is known as a civil parish to distinguish it from the ecclesiastical parish.
In England, a civil parish is a type of administrative parish used for local government, they are a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.

Parroquia (Spain)

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A parroquia is a population entity or parish found in Galicia and Asturias in north-west Spain.

Montserrat

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For the purposes of local government, Montserrat is divided into three parishes.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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Administratively, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is divided into six parishes.

Galicia (Spain)

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Galicia is also traditionally subdivided in some 3,700 civil parishes, each one comprising one or more vilas (towns), aldeas (villages), lugares (hamlets) or barrios (neighbourhoods).

Country

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A parish is an administrative division used by several countries.

Scotland

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In all parts of the British Isles except Scotland and Wales, it is known as a civil parish to distinguish it from the ecclesiastical parish.