The district administered or governed by a prefect (an administrative official).
A later Roman division of the empire. The four prefectures were governed by two emperors and their two deputies (caesars). This sytem was disolved under emperor Constantine I in the early 4th century AD.
the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)
a government administrative unit assigned by the provincial government to be responsible for a number of counties with similar geological and natural conditions
an administrative region like an American state or a Canadian province
a self-governing group of rocketry enthusiasts in a specific area of the country
A branch of city government, led by the Prefect, which also includes Advocates, Rogators, and Conservators
The administrative area below the level of a province or region and above the level of a county. The “TAR” is divided into six prefectures. A “Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture” (Chinese: Zang zu Zizhizhou) is a prefecture outside the “Tibetan Autonomous Region” but still considered to include a predominantly Tibetan population.
Local representative of national government in each French departement
A name of a prefecture or other administrative district