Ward (country subdivision)
As is was in Australia, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States refers to a constituency within a community. Wards are usually named after counties, roads, parishes, landmarks and in some cases, according to historical persons from this region. In the United States are often just numbered wards.
- In some cities of India such as Mumbai are wards administrative units of the city.
- In Japan, large cities are often in ku ( Japanese:区, English was. ) Divided administratively.
- In Vietnam, a ward ( Phuong ) is an administrative subunit of an inner city district ( Quan).
- In Nepal, nine wards form a political subunit of a Village Development Committee, which in turn form a district.
- In the northern parts of England, a ward is called a subunit of a county, hundred.