What are provinces?

Some articles on provinces, province:

Early Modern France - Geography
... smaller than it is today, and numerous border provinces (such as Roussillon, Cerdagne, Calais, Béarn, Navarre, County of Foix, Flanders, Artois, Lorraine, Alsace, Trois-Évêchés, Franche-Comté, Savoy ... In addition, certain provinces within France were ostensibly personal fiefdoms of noble families (like the Bourbonnais, Marche, Forez and Auvergne provinces held by the House of Bourbon until the provinces were ... would see France undergo a massive territorial expansion and an attempt to better integrate its provinces into an administrative whole ...
Magnesia (regional Unit) - Administration - Provinces
... Province of Volos - Volos Province of Almyros - Almyros Province of Skopelos Sporades - Skopelos Note Provinces no longer hold any legal status in Greece ...
Provinces Of Algeria
... Algeria is divided into 48 wilayas (provinces), 553 daïras (circles, or counties see Districts of Algeria) and 1541 baladiyahs (municipalities, in French commune) ... The capital city of a baladiyah, daïra, or province (which is also the largest city of those) always gives those entities their name, even Algiers, the capital of the country gave it its name (El Djazayar, the ... Parliament" (the Assemblée Populaire Wilayale, in French) is the political entity governing a province, directed by the "Wali" (Governor), who is chosen by the Algerian ...
Bitchū Province
... Bitchū Province (備中国, Bitchū no kuni?) was a province of Japan on the Inland Sea side of western Honshū, in what is today western Okayama Prefecture ... sometimes called Bishū (備州?), with Bizen and Bingo Provinces ... bordered Hōki, Mimasaka, Bizen, and Bingo Provinces ...
Revolt Of The Three Feudatories - Three Feudatories
... influence was not strong enough and the rulers were unable to control the provinces in southern China directly ... former Ming Dynasty to help them govern the provinces in the south ... by the Qing government and granted governorship of the provinces of Yunnan and Guizhou ...