What is district?

  • (verb): Regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns.
    Synonyms: zone
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A district is a type of administrative division, in some countries managed by a local government. Entities known as districts vary greatly in size, spanning entire regions or counties, several municipalities, or subdivisions of municipalities.

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Ōgaki, Gifu - Geography - Adjacent Municipalities
... Anpachi, Gōdo and Wanouchi (Anpachi District) Ikeda (Ibi District) Sekigahara and Tarui (Fuwa District) Yōrō (Yōrō District) Mie Prefecture Inabe ...
Yurginsky District
... Yurginsky District is the name of several administrative and municipal districts in Russia Yurginsky District, Kemerovo Oblast, an administrative and municipal district of Kemerovo Oblast Yurginsky District ...
Vandalia, Ohio - Education
... Vandalia-Butler City School District is one of only two districts to win the excellency rating every year since 2005 ... The school district has built a new middle school designed by SHP Leading Design based in Cincinnati, and the district has also renovated and enlarged Butler High School ...
Qitaihe - Administrative Divisions
2010 est.) Area (km²) Density (/km²) 1 Taoshan District 桃山区 Táoshān Qū 230,293 74 2,162 2 Xinxing District 新兴区 Xīnxīng Qū 236,768 123 1,626 3 Qiezihe District ...
Keddie, California - Politics
... In the state legislature Keddie is located in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Dave Cox, and in the 3rd Assembly District, represented by Republican Rick Keene ... Federally, Keddie is located in California's 4th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +11 and is represented by Republican John Doolittle ...

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