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Counties

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Counties of Norway
Counties of Norway 14 L, 25 T
Counts
Counts 9 L, 43 T
Counties of Hungary
Counties of Hungary 28 L, 20 T
Counties of Romania
Counties of Romania 45 L, 44 T
Counties of Croatia
Counties of Croatia 23 L, 22 T
Counties of Albania
Counties of Albania 18 L, 13 T
Counties of Sweden
Counties of Sweden 26 L, 22 T
Counties of Estonia
Counties of Estonia 20 L, 16 T
Counties of Liberia
Counties of Liberia 17 L, 16 T
Counties of Iran
Counties of Iran 3 L, 1 T
Former counties
Former counties 27 L, 10 T
Counties of Kenya
Counties of Kenya 52 L, 49 T
County councils
County councils 4 L, 2 T
  • County seat Administrative center for a county or civil parish
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    A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish. The term is used in Canada, China, Romania, Taiwan and the United States. County towns have a similar function in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, and historically in Jamaica.
  • County judge Topic
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    The term county judge is applied as a descriptor, sometimes as a title, for a person who presides over a county court. In most cases, such as in Northern Ireland and the Victorian County Courts, a county judge is a judicial officer with civil or criminal jurisdiction. In the United States, however, there are some "County Courts" which exercise primarily administrative functions, in which case the County Judge may exercise largely or solely executive authority and be equivalent to the county executive in other local government areas.
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    The term regional county municipality or RCM (French: municipalité régionale de comté, MRC) is used in Quebec to refer to one of 87 county-like political entities. In some older English translations they were called county regional municipality.
  • County Geographical and administrative region in some countries
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    A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes, in certain modern nations. The term is derived from the Old French conté or cunté denoting a jurisdiction under the sovereignty of a count (earl) or a viscount. The modern French is comté, and its equivalents in other languages are contea, contado, comtat, condado, Grafschaft, graafschap, Gau, etc. (compare conte, comte, conde, Graf).
  • Consolidated city-county US local jurisdiction comprising a merged city and county
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    In United States local government, a consolidated city-county is a city and county that have been merged into one unified jurisdiction. As such it is simultaneously a city, which is a municipal corporation, and a county, which is an administrative division of a state. It has the powers and responsibilities of both types of entities.
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