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  Wikipedia: County
The name 'county' was introduced by the Normans, and was derived from a Norman term for an area administered by a Count (lord), these Norman 'counties' were geographically based upon the Saxon shires, and kept their Saxon names.
In 1986 however, the metroploitan county councils were abolished, and divided into a series of unitary authorities, although the counties still exist in name and for some administrative and ceremonial purposes.
Lists of counties by state can be found through U.S. counties; for more comparative information on U.S. counties, see county statistics of the United States.
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 County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The county remains one of the oldest levels of government in China and significantly predates the establishment of provinces in the Ming dynasty.
The county of Oslo is equivalent to the municipality of Oslo.
In 1986, however, the metropolitan county councils were abolished, and divided into a series of unitary authorities, although the counties still exist in name and for some administrative and ceremonial purposes.
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 County - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At the county level there is a county administrative board led by a governor appointed by the central government of Sweden, as well as an elected county council that handles a separate set of issues, notably hospitals and public transportation.
The term "county" is used in 48 of the 50 states of the United States for the tier of state government authority immediately below the statewide tier and above the township tier, in those states that sub-divided counties into townships.
In some states, the county sheriff is the principal law enforcement officer in the county, usually limited to areas outside the jurisdiction of cities and towns.
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 County - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In addition "County Tipperary" is actually two counties, called North Tipperary and South Tipperary while the major urban centres Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford have been separated from the town and rural areas of their counties.
The thirteen traditional counties of Wales were fixed by Statute in 1539 and most of those of Scotland are of at least this age.
County sheriffs are the principal agents of law enforcement in some states, for areas outside of cities and towns.
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 Poland capital   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 Voivodships of Poland -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A voivodship (in (The property of being smooth and shiny) Polish województwo) has been a unit of administrative division and local government in (A republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II) Poland since the (additional info and facts about 14th century) 14th century.
In place of the three-level administrative division (voivodship, county, commune), a new two-level administrative division was introduced (49 small voivodships and communes).
The three smallest voivodships -- (The capital and largest city of Poland; located in central Poland) Warsaw, (An industrial city in southern Poland on the Vistula) Cracow and (A large city of central Poland) Lodz -- had the special status of municipal voivodship; the city president (mayor) was also provincial governor.
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 Wikinfo | County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The name 'county' became established in medieval times, and these 'counties' were geographically based upon the Saxon shires.
In 1889 administrative counties (county councils) were created which were based upon the traditional ones.
In New England, counties function primarily as judicial court districts (in fact, in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, they have even lost this function and are solely geographic designations), and most local power is in the form of towns.
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 Powiat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Powiat is the Polish name for county, a second-level unit of the administrative division and local government in Poland.
It is smaller than voivodship (województwo), but bigger than commune (gmina).
They were dissolved in 1975, but finally they were brought again into being in 1999.
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 Powiat - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It is smaller than voivodship (województwo), but bigger than commune, municipality (gmina).
The name powiat is usually translated into English as county or district.
At present there is 308 so called land counties (powiat ziemski) and 65 city or urban counties (powiat grodzki).
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 County Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the United States, a county (called "parish" in Louisiana; "borough" in Alaska) is usually the second of three tiers of state government.
All states have municipalities, usually called cities, towns, villages, etc. In most states, municipalities are local government corporations that function independentally of counties, whereas townships usually operate under arms-length supervision by county boards of control, which themselves operate under arms-length supervision by state legislatures.
County governments generally exist solely for the localised administration of state law, such as oversight of elections, property assessments and record-keeping, and so on.
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 County - Gurupedia
County Administrative Board led by a Governor appointed by the central Government of Sweden, as well as an elected County Council that handles a separate set of issues, notably Hospitals and
local government did not come into being until 1889, when administrative counties (county councils) were created which were based upon the traditional county areas.
Lists of counties by state can be found through U.S. counties; for more comparative information on U.S. counties, see
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The county remains one of the oldest levels of government in China and significantly predates the establishment of provinces in the
Wales, Northern Ireland and a large part of England is based on the concept of smaller unitary authorities, a system similar to that proposed for most of Great Britain in the 1960s.
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 Poland :: Europe :: Regional ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Poland regained its independence in 1918 only to be overrun by Germany and the Soviet Union in...
in Poland is seen by many Poles as one of the most significant national historical events in the country, regardless of their religious affiliation.
Pomorze is a historical and geographical region in northern Poland along the Baltic coast.
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 ipedia.com: List of counties in Poland by voivodships Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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List of counties in Poland by voivodships See also: List of counties in Poland Table of contents 1 Greater Poland Voivodship 2 Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship 3 Lesser Poland Voivodship 4 Lodz Voivodsh...
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 User: Slawojarek - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Now I want to write something here, mostly about Poland and Poland-related topics (regions, towns, religions, etc.).
My English is quite awkward so, please, always check my edits :-)
Mariavite Church - very interesting religious movement in Poland
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