Circle (country subdivision)


Circle (country subdivision)

Circle is a type of administrative division of some countries. In Thailand the former monthon are translated as circle. In German it is called Kreis; the former Holy Roman Empire was organized into Imperial Circles. Algerian daïras are circles.

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