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  Autonomous region - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
An autonomous region or autonomous district is a subnational region with special powers of self-rule.
Except for special administrative regions which are considered dependent territories, all of these autonomous divisions are designated for one or more ethnic minorities.
In Portugal, the two island regions of Azores and Madeira became autonomous regions in 1976 with self-rule by a regional government and a regional legislative assembly.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /autonomous_region.htm   (476 words)

 Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) of the Philippines is composed of five provinces and one city namely: Basilan, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and the Marawi City.
Cotabato City is the regional center and the seat of the ARMM regional government, but the city itself is part of Region XII.
The region was first created on August 1, 1989 through Republic Act No. 6734 otherwise known as the Organic Act.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Autonomous_Region_in_Muslim_Mindanao   (144 words)

 Encyclopedia: Tibetan Autonomous Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) (Tibetan: བོད་རང་སྐྱོང་ལྗོངས་, Pö Rangyongjong; Chinese: 西藏自治区, Xīzàng Zìzhìqū), is a province-level administrative subdivision of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Tibet Autonomous Region is divided into 1 prefecture-level city (Lhasa) and 6 prefectures (Nagqu Prefecture, Qamdo Prefecture, Nyinchi Prefecture, Shannan Prefecture, Xigazê Prefecture, Ngari Prefecture).
The TAR has the lowest population density among all of the province-level administrative regions in China, mainly due to its mountainous and harsh geographical features.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Tibetan-Autonomous-Region   (547 words)

 Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The region has an extensive network of waterways, in addition to several roads and railroads; a railway runs to Vietnam.
The Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, which has a large non-Chinese minority, was created in 1958 from Guangxi prov.
New chairman for Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region elected.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/G/GuangxiZ1.asp   (469 words)

 RUSNET :: Encyclopedia :: T :: Taimyr Autonomous Region
Taimyr Autonomous Region was formed, as well as the majority of other regions, by the decree of the All-Soviet Central Executive Committee on December 10, 1930.
Uniqueness of the region is that there is the enclave Norilsk industrial region subordinate to Krasnoyarsk and its population exceeds that of the region five and a half times more.
The coast is washed by the Kara Sea and the Laptev Sea.
www.rusnet.nl /encyclo/t/taimyr_autonomous_region.shtml   (472 words)

 Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region: History - History Originally the southern part of Mongolia, Inner Mongolia was settled chiefly by the Tumet...
Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region: Economy - Economy Principal crops are wheat, sorghum, millet, oats, corn, linseed, soybeans, sugar beets, and...
Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region: Land and People - Land and People Inner Mongolia is largely steppe country that becomes increasingly arid toward the...
www.infoplease.com /id/A0825245   (256 words)

 AllRefer.com - Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region, China (Chinese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region, China (Chinese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region, Mandarin Nei Monggol zizhiqu, autonomous region (1994 est.
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