Division (country subdivision)

A division is a type of administrative division of some Asian and African countries, as well as a sub-division of entities in England. Some have been dissolved or been renamed.

Administrative divisions

Group Continent Level Note
Divisions of BangladeshAsia1stafter Districts of Bangladesh
Divisions of Cameroon (also called departments)Africa2ndbelow provinces of Cameroon
Divisions of the GambiaAfrica1strenamed to regions
Divisions of IndiaAsia2ndbelow states of India
Divisions of MalaysiaAsia2ndsubdivisions of two of the states of Malaysia: Sabah and Sarawak
Divisions of MyanmarAsia1strenamed to regions, per 2008 Constitution
Divisions of PakistanAsia2ndbelow Provinces of Pakistan dissolved in 2000, re-established betweee 2008 and 2011


Some of the hundreds and wapentakes in England (both historic subdivisions of the historic counties) were subdivided into divisions. Also a number of the Wards of the City of London are, or were, divided into two divisions.

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