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Provadiya River The Provadiya River (ĐźŃ€ĐľĐ˛Đ°Đ´Đ¸ĐąŃĐşĐ° Ń€ĐµĐşĐ°, Provadiyska reka, taking its name from the town of Provadiya) is a river in northeastern Bulgaria. It is 119 km long and has a drainage basin of 2,132 kmÂ˛.
Provectus Pharmaceuticals Provectus Pharmaceuticals () is a biotechnology firm involved in the pursuit of new cancer treatments, including those for breast cancer, liver cancer, and metastatic melanoma. In addition, Provectus has entered stage II clinical trials for a new topical psoriasis treatment.
Proveditor In the Republic of Venice, a proveditor was a civilian official charged with overseeing the actions of the condottiere captains hired by the Republic. Although the office was largely a clerical one, some proveditors, such as Andrea Gritti, were compelled by circumstances to take direct command of military units during times of war.
Provenance Provenance is the origin or source from which something comes, and the history of subsequent owners (also known as Chain of custody in some fields). The term is often used in the sense of place and time of manufacture, production or discovery.
Provence Provence (ProvenĂ§al Occitan: ProvenĂ§a in classical norm or ProuvĂ¨nĂ§o in Mistralian norm) is a former Roman province and is now a region of southeastern France, located on the Mediterranean Sea adjacent to the Italian border. It is now part of the administrative rĂ©gion of Provence-Alpes-CĂ´te d'Azur.
Provencher (electoral district) Provencher is a federal electoral district in Manitoba, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1871. It is largely a rural district, the largest community being the city of Steinbach, Manitoba.
Proverb (Reich) Proverb is a piece by Steve Reich set to a text by Ludwig Wittgenstein for three sopranos, two tenors, two vibraphones, and two electric organs.Grove, "Works" It was written in 1995, and was originally intended for The Proms and the Utrecht Early Music Festival.
Provia Provia is a name of an daylight-balanced colour reversal film (slide film) produced by the Japanese film company Fujifilm. It is currently available in 100/21Â° and 400/27Â° speeds, labelled '100F' and '400F', respectively.
Providence (1977 film) Providence is a French/Swiss 1977 film directed by Alain Resnais and starring Dirk Bogarde, David Warner, Ellen Burstyn, and John Gielgud. The film won seven CĂ©sar Awards, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Editing.
Providence (band) Providence was a six-piece music group originally from Boise, Idaho, but later based out of Portland, Oregon, USA, circa 1971â€”1974. The band was made up of six members: Bob Barriatua, electric bass, vocals; Bartholomew Bishop, lead vocals, piano, harpsichord, organ, autoharp; Jim Cockey, violin, glockenspiel, vocals; Andy Guzie, guitars, vocals; and brothers Tim Tompkins, cello, vocals, recorders, percussion, and Tom Tompkins, viola, vocals, occasional violin.
Providence (comics) Providence is a fictional island featured in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Providence, located somewhere in the of the South Pacific Ocean, is an artificial island comprised of parts from Cableâ€™s old space station Greymalkin.
Providence (religion) Providence is a new religious movement founded by international fugitive Jung Myung Seok around 1980. It is widely referred to by the media as a cult, and most of its publicity comes from reports of its founder's alleged sexual abuses against its female followers.
Providence (song) "Providence" is an instrumental track by progressive rock band King Crimson, the fourth track on their album Red. It was recorded live at Palace Theatre, Providence, USA, on June 30, 1974, and is the album's only live recording.
Providence and Worcester Railroad The Providence and Worcester Railroad is a Class II railroad in the United States. The railroad connects from Gardner in central Massachusetts, south through its namesake cities of Worcester and Providence, Rhode Island, and west from Rhode Island through Connecticut and into New York City.
Providence Alaska Medical Center Providence Alaska Medical Center is located at 3200 Providence Drive in Anchorage, Alaska, is Alaska's largest hospital, has 341 beds and more than 500 physicians on staff. It is a full-service facility, featuring the state's most advanced medical equipment and treatment systems available.
Providence class cruiser Originally built as Cleveland-class light cruisers (CL) in the United States Navy during World War II, in 1957 three ships were re-designated as Providence-class guided missile light cruisers (CLG) and fitted with the Terrier surface-to-air missile system. During the two year refit, the aft superstructure was completely replaced and all aft guns were removed to make room for the twin-arm Terrier launcher and a 120 missile storage magazine.
Providence City Council The Providence City Council is the fifteen-member legislative body of the city of Providence, Rhode Island. The two major responsibilities of the council are enacting ordinances necessary to ensure the welfare and good order of the city and adopting the city's annual budget.
Providence College Providence College is a Catholic college in Providence, Rhode Island, the state's capital city. With a 2004-2005 enrollment of about 3,900 undergraduate students and about 900 graduate students, the college is known for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences.
Providence College and Theological Seminary Providence College and Theological Seminary or Prov is an interdenominational Christian College located just 50 kilometers south-east of Winnipeg in Otterburne, Manitoba. The goal of Providence is to teach students how to think, live, and serve in the church and society.
Providence Country Day School Providence Country Day School is a private middle and high school, founded in 1924, located in East Providence, Rhode Island serving approximately 300 students grades 5 through 12. The school colors are red and black, and the school has no religious affiliation.
Providence Day School Providence Day School is an independent Transitional Kindergarten through Grade 12 school located in Charlotte, North Carolina with a total enrollment of around 1500 students. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Providence Equity Partners Providence Equity Partners is a private equity firm headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island that focuses on investments in media and telecommunications. It is one of the largest private investment firms specializing in equity investments in media and communications companies.
Providence Forge, Virginia Providence Forge is an unincorporated community located in New Kent County, Virginia. It was one of the earliest settlements in the county (itself formed by 1654) and the site of a colonial iron forge that was destroyed by British General Banastre Tarleton during the American Revolutionary War.
Providence Grays The Providence Grays was a team name used by several major and minor league baseball teams based in Providence, Rhode Island . The major league Grays were a member of the National League for eight seasons from 1878-1885.
Providence Health System Providence Health & Services (Providence Health System and Providence Services) is a network of 27 hospitals (and other healthcare related facilities) spanning the states of Alaska, Washington, Montana, Oregon, and California on the United States west coast. Although headquartered in Seattle, Washington, the health system's most dense region is Portland, Oregon and the surrounding area.
Providence High School (San Antonio) Providence High School is a Catholic, single-gender college preparatory high school located in downtown San Antonio, Texas. It is accredited by the Texas Catholic Conference Education Department and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is a member of The College Board.
Providence Christian College Providence Christian College is a four-year liberal arts college in Southern California founded in 2005. As an independent, confessionally Reformed college, Providence has no denominational ties but recongizes the infallible authority of the Bible as interpreted by Reformed and Presbyterian confessions (the Westminster Confession and Catechisms, the Belgic Confession, the Heidelberg Catechism, and the Canons of Dordt).
Providence Island Company The Providence Island Company was an English chartered company. It was founded in 1629 by a group of Puritans including Robert Rich in order to settle Providence Island, off what became Nicaragua, as a base for privateering.
Providence Island Sign Language Providence Island Sign Language (also known as "Providencia Sign Language") is the sign language used by the deaf community on the small island community of Providence Island in the Western Caribbean, off the coast of Nicaragua but belonging to Colombia. The island is about 15 square miles and the total population is about 2,500, of which a large number are deaf.
Providence Place Providence Place, opened on August 20, 1999, is a modern urban shopping mall in the central part of Providence, Rhode Island, near the Rhode Island State House and Union Station. Constructed of three main floors, the mall is connected via skyway to the nearby Westin Hotel and Rhode Island Convention Center.
Providence Plantations Rhode Island's first permanent settlement, Providence Plantations, was established at Providence in 1636 by English clergyman Roger Williams and a small band of followers who had left the repressive atmosphere of the Massachusetts Bay Colony to seek freedom of worship. Narragansett sachems Canonicus and Miantonomi granted Williams a sizable tract of land for his new village.
Providence Public School District The Providence Public School Department is the administrative force behind the primary public school district of Providence, Rhode Island. It contains 45 schools, 4 annexes, 1 center, and 2 charter schools, and serves 25,085 students, as of January 2006.
Providence Reds The Providence Reds, later called the Rhode Island Reds, played in the Canadian-American Hockey League (CAHL) 1926-36 and the American Hockey League (AHL) from 1936-76. They won the Calder Cup in 1938, 1940, 1949, and 1956.
Providence River [city of Providence as seen from the Providence River at its confluence with the Narragansett Bay]The Providence River is a river originating in eponymous downtown Providence, formed by the confluence of the Woonasquatucket and Moshassuck Rivers. After passing through downtown Providence and the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier, the Seekonk River, separating Providence from East Providence, empties into it.
Providence Stadium The Providence Stadium in Guyana will be the largest stadium in Guyana and is built for the 2007 Cricket World Cup. Seating 20,000 people, Providence Stadium will easily dwarf any other sports complex in the country.
Providence Steam Roller The Providence Steam Roller (also referred to as the Providence Steam Rollers, the Providence Steamroller and the Providence Steamrollers) was a professional American football team based in Providence, Rhode Island in the National Football League from 1925 to 1931. The Steam Roller won the 1928 NFL championship and bear the dubious distinction of being the last team not still in the NFL to have done so.
Providence Steamrollers The Providence Steamrollers were a National Basketball Association team based in Providence, Rhode Island. The Steamrollers remain the last pro sports franchise from one of the Big Four leagues to be based in Rhode Island.
Providence, Guyana Providence is a community in the Demerara-Mahaica Region of Guyana, on the east bank of the Demerara River, located at , altitude 1 metre (3 feet). Providence is approximately 3 km south of the capital, Georgetown.
Provideniya Provideniya () is an urban-type settlement situated in the Provideniya Bay in the northeastern part of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia. It is located across the Bering Strait from Alaska, and is very close to the International Date Line.
Provident dispensary In the 19th and early 20th centuries a provident dispensary was a clinic offering medical care to people who made a small weekly payment as a kind of medical insurance. If and when they became ill they were entitled to [treatment at the dispensary.
Providentialism Providentialism is a belief that God's will is evident in all occurrences. It can further be described as a belief that the power of God (or Providence) is so complete that humans cannot equal his abilities, or fully understand his plan.
Providentissimus Deus Providentissimus Deus, "On the Study of Holy Scripture", was an encyclical issued by Pope Leo XIII on 18 November, 1893. In it, he reviewed the history of Bible study from the time of the Church Fathers to the present, spoke against the errors of the Rationalists and "higher critics", and outlined principles of scripture study and guidelines for how scripture was to be taught in seminaries.
Provider (role variant) The Provider Guardian is one of the 16 role variants the Keirsey Temperament Sorter is based on. David Keirsey originally described the Provider role variant; however, the personality descriptions of Isabel Myers contributed to its development.
Provider-based addressing Internet RFC 1338 was a major paradigm shift to establish a provider-based addressing and a routing hierarchy. With the new RFC 1338-style provider-based supernetting, it was possible to create multiple hierarchical tiers and most tiers were envisioned to be internet service providers.
Providian Providian Financial Corporation was one of the leading credit card issuers in the United States. It was headquartered in San Francisco, California, Providian had more than 10 million card holders and was ranked as the ninth largest credit card issuer.
Providing the Balance of Power "Providing the Balance of Power. Ontario Hydro's Plan to Serve Customers' Electricity Needs" is a massive 4-volume 1989 study to the year 2014 by Ontario Hydro, the supplier of electric power for the province of Ontario, Canada.
Province (China) A province, in the context of China, is a translation of Sheng (), which is an administrative division of China. Together with municipalities and autonomous regions, provinces make up the first level (known as the province level) of administrative division in mainland China.
Province 1 of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America Province 1 (I) is one of nine ecclesiastical provinces making up the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. It is comprised of the seven dioceses of New England, includes both the largest diocese (Diocese of Massachusetts) and the oldest diocese (Diocese of Connecticut) in the Episcopal Church.
Province 2 of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America Province 2 (II) is one of nine ecclesiastical provinces making up the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. It is comprised of the six dioceses of the State of New York and the two dioceses of the State of New Jersey.
Province 3 of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America Province 3 (III) is one of nine ecclesiastical provinces making up the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. It is comprised of thirteen dioceses in the Middle Atlantic States of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, as well as Washington, D.
Province 4 of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America Province 4 (IV), also known as the Province of Sewanee, is one of nine ecclesiastical provinces making up the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. The largest of the provinces of the Episcopal Church, it is comprised of twenty dioceses in nine Southeastern states.
Province 5 of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America Province 5 (V), also called the Province of the Midwest, is one of nine ecclesiastical provinces making up the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. It comprises fifteen dioceses across the six midwestern states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
Province 6 of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America Province 6 (VI) is one of nine ecclesiastical provinces making up the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. It is comprised of seven dioceses corresponding to the seven states of Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.
Province 7 of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America Province 7 (VII), also called the Province of the Southwest, is one of nine ecclesiastical provinces making up the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. It is comprised of twelve dioceses across the seven states of Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Province 8 of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America Province 8 (VIII) is one of nine ecclesiastical provinces making up the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. It is comprised of sixteen dioceses in the nine states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.
Province Lake Province Lake is a 1,014-acre water body located on the border between New Hampshire and Maine in the United States. Approximately 950 acres of the lake lie in the towns of Effingham and Wakefield, New Hampshire, with the remainder in Parsonsfield, Maine.
Province of Alessandria The Province of Alessandria (Italian: Provincia di Alessandria) is an Italian province, with a population of some 430,000 and an area of 3,560 kmÂ˛, which forms the south-western part of the region of Piedmont. To the north it borders on the Province of Vercelli and to the west on the provinces of Turin and Asti.
Province of Armagh (Church of Ireland) The Province of Armagh, also called the Northern Province, is one of the two ecclesiastical provinces that together form the modern Church of Ireland; the other is the Province of Dublin. Its more formal name has been the United Province of Armagh and Tuam since 1833 when the ancient Province of Tuam was merged with it.
Province of Brabant Brabant was a province of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands from 1815 until 1830 and a province of Belgium from 1830 until 1995, when it was split in the Dutch speaking Flemish Brabant, the French speaking Walloon Brabant and the bilingual Brussels-Capital Region.
Province of Brandenburg The Province of Brandenburg () was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia and the Free State of Prussia from 1815 to 1946. Its capital was originally Potsdam, before moving to Berlin in 1827, then back to Potsdam in 1843 and finally in Berlin-Charlottenburg in 1918.
Province of Brescia Province of Brescia is a Province in Lombardy, Italy. It borders with the province of Sondrio in the N and NW, the province of Bergamo in the W, province of Cremona in the SW and S, the province of Mantova to the S, and to the east, the province of Verona (which is part of Veneto region) and the province of Trento (which is part of Trentino-South Tyrol region).
Province of Canada The Province of Canada or the United Province of Canada was a British colony in North America from 1841 to 1867. Before 1841, the territory roughly corresponding to Southern Ontario in Canada belonged to the British colony of Upper Canada, while the southern portion of QuĂ©bec, Canada, and the Labrador region of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, belonged to the colony of Lower Canada.
Province of Carbonia-Iglesias Carbonia-Iglesias is a province in the autonomous region of Sardinia, Italy which includes the historical region of Sulcis-Iglesiente, the southwestern part of Sardinia. The largest municipalities of the province are the two co-capitals, Carbonia (pop.
Province of Carolina The Province of Carolina from 1663 to 1729, was a North American British colony. Dissent over governance of the province led to a division between North and South in 1710, but it was not until 1729 that the Province of Carolina was officially divided into the Provinces of North and South Carolina.
Province of Como Como (Italian: Provincia di Como) is a province in the north of the Lombardy region of Italy and borders the Swiss cantons of Ticino and Grigioni to the North, the Italian provinces of Sondrio and Lecco to the East, the Province of Milan to the south and the Province of Varese to the West. The city of Como is its capital - other large towns are CantĂą, Erba, Mariano Comense, and Olgiate Comasco.
Province of Cuneo Cuneo is a province in the southwest of the Piedmont region of Italy. To the west it borders on the French region of Provence-Alpes-CĂ´te d'Azur (departments of Alpes-Maritimes, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Hautes-Alpes).
Province of Dublin (Church of Ireland) The Province of Dublin, also called the Southern Province, is one of the two ecclesiastical provinces that together form the Church of Ireland; the other is the Province of Armagh. More formally, its name has been The United Province of Dublin and Cashel since 1833 when the ancient Province of Cashel was merged into it.
Province of Georgia The Province of Georgia (also Georgia Colony) was one of the Southern colonies in British North America. It was the last of the Thirteen original colonies established by Great Britain in what later became the United States.
Province of Hesse-Nassau Hesse-Nassau (Hessen-Nassau in German) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia from 1868 to 1918, then a province of the Free State of Prussia until 1944. It was created as a consequence of the Austro-Prussian War of 1866 by combining the previously independent Hesse-Kassel, the Duchy of Nassau, the Free City of Frankfurt, areas gained from the Kingdom of Bavaria, and areas gained from the Grand Duchy of Hesse (Hesse-Darmstadt; including part of the former Landgraviate of Hesse-Homburg).
Province of Hohenzollern Hohenzollern (Hohenzollernsche Lande in German) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia. It was created in 1850 by joining the principalities of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen and Hohenzollern-Hechingen after both formerly independent states had handed over their sovereignty to Prussia, ruled by the protestant branch of the House of Hohenzollern.
Province of Massachusetts Bay The Province of Massachusetts Bay was a crown colony organized October 7, 1691 in North America by William and Mary, the joint monarchs of the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland. The charter was enacted May 14, 1692 and included Massachusetts Bay Colony, Plymouth Colony, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, the Province of Maine and what is now Nova Scotia.
Province of MondoĂ±edo Province of MondoĂ±edo One of the seven provinces which existed in Galicia from the 15th Century till 1833; from that date onwards the number of provinces were reduced to four, and the entire Province of MondoĂ±edo was first divided into two halves and later absorbed and assimilated into the existing provinces of Lugo and A CoruĂ±a.
Province of New Hampshire The New Hampshire Colony, located in the present day state of New Hampshire, was the product of several English land grants dating from 1623 to 1680. For much of its history the colony was controlled by the Massachusetts bay Colony based in Boston.
Province of Pennsylvania William Penn (1644-1718), founder of Pennsylvania, as a young man joined the persecuted sect of Friends, or Quakers, despite the opposition of his father. As a leader of this group he became interested in the management of the Jerseys, then largely under Quaker control and, in the later days of Charles II, secured the grant of Pennsylvania, including three counties now in Delaware.
Province of Perugia Perugia (Italian: Provincia di Perugia) is the larger of the two provinces in the Umbria region of Italy, comprising two-thirds of both the area and population of the region. Its capital is the city of Perugia.
Province of Pomerania The Province of Pomerania () was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia and the Free State of Prussia from 1815 until 1946. It was created from Farther Pomerania, which had belonged to Brandenburg since the Peace of Westphalia in 1648, and Hither Pomerania, which was annexed from Denmark in 1815; the Danes had taken Swedish Pomerania in the Treaty of Kiel in the previous year.
Province of Prussia The Province of Prussia () was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia from 1829 to 1878. Between these years East Prussia and West Prussia were joined into a single province, after which they were again reestablished as two separate provinces.
Province of Rome The Province of Rome (Italian: Provincia di Roma), is a province and the metropolitan area of Rome in the Lazio region of Italy, with an area of 5,352 kmÂ˛, and a total population of 3,807,992 (2005) in 121 comuni (singular: comune), see Comuni of the Province of Rome. The province can be viewed as the extended metropolitan area of the city of Rome, although in its more peripheral portions, especially to the north, it comprises towns surrounded by firmly rural landscape, just as towns elsewhere throughout Italy.
Province of Salerno Salerno (Italian: Provincia di Salerno) is a province in the Campania region of Italy. The largest towns in the province are Salerno the capital which has a population of 146,324; Cava de' Tirreni with a population of 52,616; Battipaglia with a population of 50,958; and Nocera Inferiore which has a population of 47,932).
Province of Schleswig-Holstein The Province of Schleswig-Holstein () was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia and the Free State of Prussia from 1868 to 1946. It was created from the Duchies of Schleswig and Holstein, which had been conquered by Prussia and the Austrian Empire from Denmark in 1864.
Province of Trento Trento (Italian: Provincia autonoma di Trento, German: Autonome Provinz Trient) is an autonomous province in the autonomous Trentino-South Tyrol region of Italy. The territory of the province equals to southern part of historic Trentino region.
Province of Vibo Valentia Vibo Valentia (Italian: Provincia di Vibo Valentia) is a province in the Calabria region (Italy), recently set up by a national law 6 March 1992 and coming into effect 1 January 1996. It was formerly part of the Province of Catanzaro.
Provinces and territories of Canada Canada is a federation which consists of ten provinces that, with three territories, make up the world's second largest country in total area. The major difference between a Canadian province and a territory is that a province receives relatively greater power and authority directly from the Crown, via the Constitution Act, 1867, whereas territories derive their mandates from the federal government.
Provinces of Argentina Argentina is subdivided in twenty-three provinces (Spanish: provincias, singular provincia) and one federal district (Capital de la RepĂşblica or Capital de la NaciĂłn, informally the Capital Federal). The federal district and the provinces have their own constitutions, but exist under a federal system.
Provinces of Bulgaria Since 1999, Bulgaria has been divided into twenty-eight provinces (Bulgarian: ĐľĐ±Đ»Đ°ŃŃ‚Đ¸, oblasti; singular ĐľĐ±Đ»Đ°ŃŃ‚, oblast; also translated as "region") which correspond approximately to the twenty-eight okrugs that existed before 1987. From 1987 until 1999, Bulgaria was divided into nine larger oblasts.
Provinces of Cambodia Cambodia is subdivided into twenty provinces (ážáźážŹáź’ážŹ, khet) and four province-level municipalities (áž€áź’ážšáž»áž„, krong). Provinces are further subdivided into districts (srok), which are further divided into communes (khum).
Provinces of Ethiopia Until 1995 Ethiopia was divided into provinces (which are still used to indicate location within Ethiopia), further subdivided into awrajjas. They were replaced by regions and two chartered cities with the adoption of a new constitution that year.
Provinces of Flanders The Flemings live mainly in the Flemish Region (covering 13,522 kmÂ˛ and containing over 300 municipalities) and in the Brussels-Capital Region. Flanders is divided into 5 provinces that form the Flemish Region (as defined in the Belgian constitution).
Provinces of France The Kingdom of France was organized into provinces until March 4, 1790, when the establishment of the dĂ©partement system superseded provinces. The change was an attempt to eradicate local loyalties based on feudal ownership of land and focus all loyalty on the central government in Paris.
Provinces of Greece In Greece, the provinces (Greek: ÎµĎ€Î±ĎĎ‡ÎŻÎ±) were a sub-division of prefecture. According to the Article 7 of the Code of Prefectural Self-Government (Presidential Decree 30/1996), the provinces constituted a "particular administrative district" within the "administrative district" of the prefecture.
Provinces of India The Provinces of India were those portions of India ruled directly by officials of the British East India Company and, from 1858 to Indian Independence in 1947, by the British Crown. During the years 1947-1950 Independent India was divided into provinces, which were replaced with states and union territories in 1950, when the Indian Constitution went into effect.
Provinces of Iran Iran is subdivided into thirty provinces (Persian: Ř§ŘłŘŞŘ§Ů† ostÄn), each governed from a local center, usually the largest local city, which is called the capital (Persian: Ů…Ř±Ú©Ř˛ markaz) of that province. The provincial authority is headed by a governor (Persian: Ř§ŘłŘŞŘ§Ů†ŘŻŘ§Ř± ostÄndÄr), who is appointed by the Minister of the Interior subject to approval of the cabinet.
Provinces of Japan Before the modern prefecture system was established, the land of Japan was divided into tens of kuni (ĺ›˝, countries), usually known in English as provinces. Each province was divided into gun (éˇ, districts; earlier called kĹŤri).
Provinces of Korea This article describes the historical evolution of Korea's provinces (Do ; Hangul: ëŹ„; Hanja: é“). For detailed information on current administrative divisions, please see Administrative divisions of North Korea and Administrative divisions of South Korea.
Provinces of Prussia The Provinces of Prussia constituted the main administrative divisions Prussia. Following the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire in 1806 and the Congress of Vienna in 1815 the various princely states in Germany gained their nominal sovereignty, but the reunification process that culminated in the creation of the German Empire in 1871, produced a country that was constituted of several princely states and dominated by one of them, Prussia.
Provinces of South Africa South Africa is currently divided into nine provinces. On the eve of the 1994 general election, South Africa's former homelands, also known as Bantustans, were reintegrated and the four existing provinces were divided into nine.
Provinces of Sri Lanka The Provinces of Sri Lanka have existed since 1987, following several decades of increasing demand for a decentralization of the Government of Sri LankaProvincial Councils from the Official Website of the Government of Sri Lanka. Prior to 1987, all administration was handled by a district-based civil service which had been in place since colonial times.
Provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Article 2 of the 2005 Congolese Constitution, which came into effect in February 2006, specifies twenty-five new provinces while retaining the capital city/province of Kinshasa. This new territorial organization is to take effect within thirty-six months of the new constitution's promulgation, i.
Provinces of the Philippines The province (Filipino: lalawigan or probinsya) is the primary local government unit in the Philippines. The country is divided into 81 provinces, which are further subdivided into cities (lungsod) and municipalities (bayan).