Parish (administrative division)



A parish is an
administrative division Administrative division, administrative unit,Article 3(1). country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, constituent state, as well as many similar terms, are generic names for geographical areas into which a particular, ind ...
used by several countries. To distinguish it from an '' ecclesiastical parish'', the term ''
civil parish In England, a civil parish is a type of administrative parish used for local government. It is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authorit ...
'' is used in some jurisdictions, as noted below. The table below lists countries which use this administrative division:

See also

* Muban


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