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.