Urban District

An urban district is a district that covers an urban area.

  • Urban district (Great Britain and Ireland) were types of local government covering smaller towns. They were gradually abolished by 2002.
  • Urban districts of Germany are land subdivisions comprising cities equivalent to districts.
  • Urban districts of Russia are cities not belonging to any district. Their status is equivalent to that of a district.
Terms for types of administrative country subdivisions
Current
Common English terms
  • Borough
  • Canton
  • Capital
  • City
  • Commune
  • County
  • Department
  • District
  • Capital district
  • Governorate
  • Municipality
  • Parish
  • Province
  • Region
  • State
  • Territory
  • Town
  • Township
  • Village
  • Ward
Other English terms
  • Alpine resort
  • Area
  • Insular area
  • Local government area
  • Special area
  • Urban (urbanized) area
  • Bailiwick
  • Banner
  • Autonomous banner
  • Block
  • County borough
  • Metropolitan borough
  • Federal capital
  • Circle
  • Circuit
  • Autonomous city
  • Chartered city
  • Independent city
  • Rural city
  • Colony
  • Community
  • Autonomous community
  • Residential community
  • Condominium
  • Constituency
  • Administrative county
  • Autonomous county
  • Metropolitan county
  • City district
  • Federal district
  • Metropolitan district
  • Municipal district
  • Subdistrict
  • Regional district
  • Division
  • Cadastral division
  • Subdivision
  • Duchy
  • Eldership
  • Federal dependency
  • Hamlet
  • Direct-controlled municipality
  • District municipality
  • Regional municipality
  • Regional county municipality
  • Rural municipality
  • Specialized municipality
  • Neighbourhood
  • Civil parish
  • Periphery
  • Prefecture
  • Autonomous prefecture
  • Subprefecture
  • Super-prefecture
  • Principality
  • Co-principality
  • Protectorate
  • Autonomous province
  • Quarter
  • Regency
  • Administrative region
  • Autonomous region
  • Capital region
  • Special administrative region
  • Subregion
  • Republic
  • Autonomous republic
  • Reservation
  • Reserve
  • Riding
  • Sector
  • Autonomous sector
  • Shire
  • Suzerainty
  • Capital territory
  • Dependent territory
  • National territory
  • Union Territory
  • Townland
  • Civil township
  • Autonomous territorial unit
  • Local administrative unit
  • Summer village
Non-English or
loanword terms
  • Amt
  • Arrondissement
  • Bairro
  • Bakhsh
  • Baladiyah
  • Barangay
  • Bezirk
  • Regierungsbezirk
  • Colonia
  • Comarca
  • Comune
  • Daïra
  • Delegación
  • Deme
  • Frazione
  • Freguesia
  • Gmina
  • Gemeinde
  • İl
  • Județ
  • Kelurahan
  • Kommun
  • Kunta / kommun
  • Län / lääni
  • Maakuntaliitto / landskapsförbund
  • Località
  • Mahalle
  • Megye
  • Muban
  • Nome
  • Oblast
  • Autonomous oblast
  • Okrug
  • Autonomous okrug
  • Ostān
  • Poblacion
  • Powiat
  • Purok
  • Raion
  • Ranchería
  • Shabiyah
  • Shahr
  • Shahrestān
  • Sitio
  • Sýsla
  • Taluka
  • Tehsil
  • Vingtaine
  • Voivodeship
  • Wilayah
Defunct / historical
English terms
  • Agency
  • Barony
  • Burgh
  • Diocese
  • Exarchate
  • Free imperial city
  • Hide
  • Hundred
  • Imperial Circle
  • March
  • Overseas province
  • Praetorian prefecture
  • Presidency
  • Residency
  • Rural district
  • Sanitary district
  • Tithing
  • Urban district
  • Viscountcy (Viscounty)
Non-English terms
  • Commote
  • Heerlijkheid
  • Katepanikion
  • Köping / Kauppala
  • Landskap / Maakunta
  • Landskommun / Maalaiskunta
  • Liwa
  • Naucrary
  • Pagus
  • Pargana
  • Plasă
  • Satrapy
  • Syssel
  • Theme
  • Subah

Used by ten or more countries.

See also
Census division
Electoral district
Political division
Arabic / French / Spanish terms for country subdivisions
Table of administrative divisions by country

Other articles related to "urban district, district, districts":

Sedgley Urban District
... Sedgley Urban District was a local government district within Staffordshire, which was created in 1894 from the western half of the manor of Sedgley (the ... The Urban District, formed in 1894, consisted of the historic villages of Sedgley, Cotwall End, Gospel End, Upper Gornal, Lower Gornal and Woodsetton ... By 1966, the district had developed into a town due to extensive housebuilding (private and council) since 1920, and was dissolved to be absorbed into three neighbouring ...
South Hornsey
... South Hornsey was a local government district in Middlesex, England from 1865 to 1900 ... The district was formed in 1865 when the Local Government Act 1858 was adopted in the southern part of the parish of Hornsey ... The majority of the district (172 acres) consisted of the Brownswood Park area south east of Finsbury Park ...
Local Government Commission For England (1958–1967) - The Commission's Recommendations - West Yorkshire Special Review Area (Report No.7)
... the county boroughs of Bradford and Leeds, the amalgamation of a number of county districts to form three new districts, and the creation of a new non-county borough ... was to absorb part of Queensbury and Shelf urban district, but was to lose the Tong area Halifax county borough was to take in part of Sowerby Bridge urban district Leeds and Huddersfield county boroughs ...
Limehurst Rural District - Contraction and Abolition
... The rural district was altered as follows The County of Lancaster (Lees and Crossbank) Confirmation Order 1914 abolished the parish of Crossbank and transferred its area to Lees Urban District ... County Borough of Oldham On abolition in 1954 the rural district was divided between the Borough of Ashton-under-Lyne (1,154 acres), County Borough of Oldham (1,052 ...

Famous quotes containing the words district and/or urban:

    Most works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication.
    Rebecca West (1892–1983)

    And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there.... Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.
    Ezra Pound (1885–1972)