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Unincorporated Area
In law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not governed by a local municipal corporation; similarly an unincorporated community is a region of land that is not governed by its own local municipal corporation, but rather is administered as part of larger administrative divisions, such as a township, parish, borough, county, city, canton, state, province or country. Occasionally, municipalities dissolve or disincorporate, which may happen if they become fiscally insolvent, and services become the responsibility of a higher administration. In some countries, such as in Brazil, Japan, France or the United Kingdom, all areas of the country are incorporated
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Regions Of The Czech Republic
According to the Act no. 129/2000 Coll. (Law on Regions) on higher-level territorial self-governing units (vyšší územní samosprávné celky), which implements the Chapter VII of the Czech Constitution, the Czech Republic
Czech Republic
is divided in thirteen regions (kraje) and one capital city (hlavní město) with regional status as of 1 January 2000
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Fort McMurray
Fort McMurray
Fort McMurray
(/mɪkˈmʌri/ mik-MURR-ee) is a population centre, technically classified as an urban service area, in the Regional Municipality (RM) of Wood Buffalo in Alberta, Canada.[11][12] It is located in northeast Alberta, in the middle of the Athabasca oil sands, surrounded by boreal forest. It has played a significant role in the development of the national petroleum industry. A severe wildfire in May 2016 led to the evacuation of its residents and caused widespread damage. Formerly a city, Fort McMurray
Fort McMurray
became an urban service area when it amalgamated with Improvement District No. 143 on April 1, 1995, to create the Municipality of Wood Buffalo (renamed the RM of Wood Buffalo on August 14, 1996).[13] Despite its current official designation of urban service area, many locals, politicians and the media still refer to Fort McMurray
Fort McMurray
as a city
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Ski Resort
A ski resort is a resort developed for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports. In Europe, most ski resorts are towns or villages in or adjacent to a ski area – a mountainous area with pistes (ski trails) and a ski lift system
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Western Australia
Western Australia[a] (abbreviated as WA) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean to the north and west, the Great Australian Bight
Great Australian Bight
and Southern Ocean to the south,[b] the Northern Territory
Northern Territory
to the north-east and South Australia
Australia
to the south-east. Western Australia
Australia
is Australia's largest state, with a total land area of 2,529,875 square kilometres (976,790 sq mi), and the second-largest country subdivision in the world, surpassed only by Russia's Sakha Republic
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Houtman Abrolhos
The Houtman Abrolhos
Houtman Abrolhos
(often informally called the Abrolhos Islands) is a chain of 122 islands, and associated coral reefs, in the Indian Ocean off the west coast of Australia. Nominally located at 28°43′S 113°47′E / 28.717°S 113.783°E / -28.717; 113.783,[1] it lies about eighty kilometres (50 mi) west of Geraldton, Western Australia.[2] It is the southernmost true coral reef in the Indian Ocean, and one of the highest latitude reef systems in the world. It is one of the world's most important seabird breeding sites, and is the centre of Western Australia's largest single-species fishery, the western rock lobster fishery. It has a small seasonal population of fishermen, and a limited number of tourists are permitted for day trips, but most of the land area is off limits as conservation habitat
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Perth
Perth
Perth
(/ˈpɜːrθ/ ( listen)) is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. It is the fourth-most populous city in Australia, with a population of 2,022,044 living in Greater Perth.[1] Perth
Perth
is part of the South West Land Division of Western Australia, with the majority of the metropolitan area located on the Swan Coastal Plain, a narrow strip between the Indian Ocean and the Darling Scarp. The first areas settled were on the Swan River at Guildford, with the city's central business district and port (Fremantle) both later founded downriver. Perth
Perth
was founded by Captain James Stirling in 1829 as the administrative centre of the Swan River Colony
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Rottnest Island
Coordinates: 32°00′07″S 115°31′01″E / 32.002°S 115.517°E / -32.002; 115.517Location of Rottnest Island, Western Australia Rottnest Island
Rottnest Island
(known as Wadjemup to the local Noongar
Noongar
people, and otherwise colloquially known as Rotto) is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18 kilometres (11 mi) west of Fremantle. A sandy, low-lying island formed on a base of aeolianite limestone, Rottnest is an A-class reserve, the highest level of protection afforded to public land. Together with Garden Island, Rottnest Island
Rottnest Island
is a remnant of Pleistocene
Pleistocene
dune ridges.[3] The island covers 19 square kilometres (7.3 sq mi) and is administered by the Rottnest Island
Rottnest Island
Authority under a separate act of parliament
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Rottnest Island Authority
Coordinates: 32°00′07″S 115°31′01″E / 32.002°S 115.517°E / -32.002; 115.517Location of Rottnest Island, Western Australia Rottnest Island
Rottnest Island
(known as Wadjemup to the local Noongar
Noongar
people, and otherwise colloquially known as Rotto) is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18 kilometres (11 mi) west of Fremantle. A sandy, low-lying island formed on a base of aeolianite limestone, Rottnest is an A-class reserve, the highest level of protection afforded to public land. Together with Garden Island, Rottnest Island
Rottnest Island
is a remnant of Pleistocene
Pleistocene
dune ridges.[3] The island covers 19 square kilometres (7.3 sq mi) and is administered by the Rottnest Island
Rottnest Island
Authority under a separate act of parliament
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Kings Park, Perth
Kings
Kings
or King's may refer to:Monarchs: The Sovereign Heads of states and/or nations, with the male being kings One of several works known as the "Book of Kings":The Books of Kings
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Botanic Gardens And Parks Authority
The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is a Western Australian Government authority charged with the administration of Kings Park and Bold Park.[1] It was announced on 28 April 2017 that the Department of Parks and Wildlife would merge with the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, the Zoological Parks Authority, and the Rottnest Island Authority
Rottnest Island Authority
on 1 July 2017 to form the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.[2]The earlier stages of administration of Kings Park and other gardens had been by individual autonomous boards.[3] Notes[edit]^ Western Australia. Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority; Kings Park and Botanic Gardens (Perth, W.A.) (2009), Kings Park and Botanic Garden management plan 2009-2014, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, retrieved 5 February 2016  ^ The Public Sector Commissioner has released the list of agency heads to lead the new departments in the medium term on 28 April 2017
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Sherwood Park
Sherwood Park
Sherwood Park
is a large hamlet in Alberta, Canada
Canada
within Strathcona County that is recognized as an urban service area.[7] It is located adjacent to the City of Edmonton's eastern boundary,[8] generally south of Highway 16 (Yellowhead Trail), west of Highway 21 and north of Highway 630 (Wye Road).[9] Other portions of Sherwood Park
Sherwood Park
extend beyond Yellowhead Trail
Yellowhead Trail
and Wye Road, while Anthony Henday Drive
Anthony Henday Drive
(Highway 216) separates Refinery Row to the west from the balance of the hamlet to the east.[9] Sherwood Park
Sherwood Park
was established in 1955 on farmland of the Smeltzer family, east of Edmonton
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Yulara, Northern Territory
A territory is an administrative division, usually an area that is under the jurisdiction of a state. In most countries, a territory is an organized land controlled division of an area that is controlled by a country but is not formally developed into, or incorporated into, a political unit of the country that is of equal status to other political units that may often be referred to by words such as "provinces" or "states"
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Regional Municipality Of Wood Buffalo
The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
(sometimes RMWB)[6][7] is a specialized municipality located in northeastern Alberta. Formed as a result of the amalgamation of the City of Fort McMurray
Fort McMurray
and Improvement District No. 143 on April 1, 1995,[8] it is the second largest municipality in Alberta
Alberta
by area.[9] It is home to vast oil sand deposits, also known as the Athabasca Oil Sands, helping to make the region one of the fastest growing industrial areas in Canada. Until the Alberta
Alberta
electoral boundary re-distribution of 2004, the municipality was divided between the provincial electoral districts of Fort McMurray
Fort McMurray
(the community itself) and Athabasca-Wabasca (the surrounding area). The re-distribution amalgamated the municipality into a single electoral district covering the entire municipality
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Strathcona County
Strathcona County
County
is a specialized municipality in central Alberta, Canada
Canada
between Edmonton
Edmonton
and Elk Island National Park. It is located in Division No. 11 and is also part of the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area. More than half of the population lives in Sherwood Park, a large community east of Edmonton
Edmonton
that has opted to retain hamlet status
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British Columbia
British Columbia
British Columbia
(BC; French: Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
and the Rocky Mountains. With an estimated population of 4.8 million as of 2017, it is Canada's third-most populous province. The first British settlement in the area was Fort Victoria, established in 1843, which gave rise to the City of Victoria, at first the capital of the separate Colony of Vancouver
Vancouver
Island. Subsequently, on the mainland, the Colony of British Columbia (1858–1866)
Colony of British Columbia (1858–1866)
was founded by Richard Clement Moody[5] and the Royal Engineers, Columbia Detachment, in response to the Fraser Canyon
Fraser Canyon
Gold Rush
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