Subnational entity is a generic name for an administrative region within a country (normally with a local government encompassing multiple municipalities, counties or provinces with a certain degree of autonomy in a varying number of matters. It is separate from other forms of dependent areas.

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Some of the designations for subnational entities are:


  • Country (a national or supra-national entity)
  • Empire (a supra-national entity)
  • State (a national or supra-national entity)

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