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NDjamena

NDjamena is the capital of Chad. It is the largest city in the country. The city is a port on the Chari River. NDjamena is also a special statute region. It is a regional market for livestock, salt, dates, and grains. Meat processing is the main ...

                                               

Tibesti Region

Tibesti Region is a region in Chad. Its capital is Bardaï. It was created in 2008 when the former Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti Region was split into three. The Tibesti Department became the Tibesti Region. The region is named for the Tibesti Mountains, ...

                                               

Regions of Chile

Chile is divided into 15 regions, which are the first-level administrative division in the country. Each region is ruled by an intendant, designated by the President, and a body elected indirectly known as regional board. Regions are divided into ...

                                               

Antofagasta Region

The II Antofagasta Region is one of Chiles 15 first order administrative divisions. It is the second-largest region of Chile. To the east it borders Bolivia and Argentina. The capital of the region is the port city of Antofagasta.

                                               

Araucania Region

The IX Araucania Region is one of Chiles 15 first order administrative divisions. Its capital and largest city is Temuco. The Auracania means "place where the Araucanians live". Araucanian Spanish: Araucano was the name given by the Spanish to th ...

                                               

Arica y Parinacota Region

The XV Arica and Parinacota Region is one of Chiles 15 first order administrative divisions. It is the countrys newest region, created under Law 20.175. It became operational on 8 October 2007.

                                               

Atacama Region

This article is about the Atacama Region; for the desert, see Atacama Desert. The III Atacama Region is one of Chiles 15 first order administrative divisions. The southern portion of the Atacama Desert is in the region; the rest of the desert is ...

                                               

Bio Region

The Bio Region is one of Chiles 16 first order administrative divisions. Its capital is Concepcion, the second city of Chile after the national capital, Santiago. The region is named after its main river: the Bio river.

                                               

Colchagua (historical province)

The historical province of Colchagua was one of the regions of Chile, between 1826 and 1976. Its capital was located in San Fernando during most of its existence. For some years, Curico and Rancagua were capitals of Colchagua.

                                               

Coquimbo Region

The IV Coquimbo Region is one of Chiles 15 first order administrative divisions. The capital of the region is the city of La Serena; it is at 400 km 249 mi north of Santiago, the capital of the country. Other important cities include the seaport ...

                                               

Los Rios Region

The XIV Los Rios Region is one of Chiles 15 first order administrative divisions. Its capital and largest city is Valdivia. It began to operate as a region on 2007, having been created by subdividing the Los Lagos Region in southern Chile. It con ...

                                               

Maule Region

The VII Maule Region is one of Chiles 16 first order administrative divisions. Its capital is Talca. The region is named after its main river: the Maule river.

                                               

OHiggins Region

The VI Libertador General Bernardo OHiggins Region, often shortened to OHiggins Region, is one of Chiles 15 first order administrative divisions. It is named in honour of Bernardo OHiggins Riquelme, one of Chiles founder. The capital and largest ...

                                               

Tarapaca Region

The I Tarapaca Region is one of Chiles 15 first order administrative divisions. The present Tarapaca Region was created in 2007 by subdividing the former Tarapaca Region under Law 20.175. It became operational on 8 October 2007. The port city of ...

                                               

Valparaiso Region

The V Valparaiso Region is one of Chiles 15 first order administrative divisions. The capital of the region is the city of Valparaiso, an important Chilean seaport. Other important cities are Viña del Mar, Quillota, Quilpue and Villa Alemana.

                                               

Ñuble Region

The Ñuble Region is one of Chiles 16 first order administrative divisions. Its capital is Chillan. It was founded the 6th of september of 2018 when the Ñuble Province was separated in order to create the new region and 3 new provinces. The region ...

                                               

Autonomous regions of China

Autonomous regions of China are areas with very large numbers of ethnic minorities living in them. Their local government is similar to a province, but unlike provinces, minority languages are often co-official alongside the Chinese language, and ...

                                               

Guangxi

Guangxi is a provincial-level autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China where mostly Zhuang people live. Guangxis capital in Nanning. Other major cities are Baise, Beihai, Chongzuo, Fangchenggang, Guigang, Guilin, Hechi, Hezhou, Laibin, ...

                                               

Inner Mongolia

Inner Mongolia is the Mongol autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China and lies in the north of the country. Inner Mongolia borders, from east to west, the provinces of Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Hebei, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Ningxia Hui A ...

                                               

Hradec Kralove Region

Hradec Kralove Region is an administrative unit of the Czech Republic. The capital city is Hradec Kralove. Krkonose and Orlicke mountains are in the north of the region. Two thirds of the area of the Krkonose National Park is within the region.

                                               

Olomouc Region

Olomouc Region is an administrative unit of the Czech Republic. The capital city is Olomouc. The Jeseniky mountains are in the north of the region. The Morava river flows through the region.

                                               

Pardubice Region

Pardubice Region is an administrative unit of the Czech Republic. The capital city is Pardubice. Kralicky Sneznik 1.424 m is the highest point in the region. The European Watershed runs through the region, where it separates the basins of the Nor ...

                                               

South Moravian Region

The South Moravian Region is an administrative unit of the Czech Republic. The capital city is Brno. The region is famous for its wine production. The area around the towns of Mikulov, Znojmo, Velke Pavlovice along with the Slovacko region provid ...

                                               

usti nad Labem Region

usti nad Labem Region or ustecky Region is an administrative unit of the Czech Republic. The capital city is usti nad Labem. The area along the German border has the Ore Mountains and Luzice Mountains. The Elbe River is the largest watercourse in ...

                                               

Capital Region of Denmark

The Capital Region of Denmark is an administrative region of Denmark. The capital city is Hillerod. Denmarks largest lake, Arreso, is in the region. It is also home to the deepest lake, Fureso.

                                               

Region of Southern Denmark

The Region of Southern Denmark is an administrative region of Denmark. The capital city is Vejle. Odense is the regions largest city. It is home to the main campus of the University of Southern Denmark with branch campuses in Esbjerg, Kolding and ...

                                               

Region Zealand

Region Zealand is an administrative region of Denmark. The capital city is Soro. The city with the most people is Roskilde. The region is named after the island of Zealand.

                                               

Southern Region (Eritrea)

Southern Region is a region of Eritrea. It is also known as Debub Region. The capital city is Mendefera. The region was formed on 15 April 1996, from the historical provinces of Serae and Akele Guzai. Mount Soira 3.018 m 9.902 ft, the highest poi ...

                                               

Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa is the capital city of Ethiopia. It is also the capital of the African Union and the Oromia region of Ethiopia.

                                               

Afar Region

The Afar Regional State is one of the nine regional states of Ethiopia. It is the homeland of the Afar people. The capital city is Semera. Danakil Depression is in the north of the region. It has the lowest point in Ethiopia and one of the lowest ...

                                               

Amhara Region

Amhara Region is a region of Ethiopia. It is the homeland of the Amhara people. The capital city is Bahir Dar. Ethiopias largest inland body of water, Lake Tana, is in Amhara. The region also has the Semien Mountains National Park. The park inclu ...

                                               

Tigray Region

The Tigray Region is a region in Ethiopia. The capital city is Mekelle. Tigray is the homeland of the Tigrayan, Irob and Kunama peoples. Tigray has 1 international airport and 4 commercial airports. The international airport is Alula Aba Nega Air ...

                                               

Regions of Finland

Finland is divided into 19 regions. These are the main administrative divisions of the country. Northern Ostrobothnia, Pohjois-Pohjanmaa Northern Savonia, Pohjois-Savo Kanta-Hame, Kanta-Hame Kymenlaakso, Kymenlaakso Kainuu, Kainuu Uusimaa, Uusima ...

                                               

Kainuu

Kainuu is a region in eastern Finland. As of January 2015, there were about 75 000 people living there. It is next to Northern Ostrobothnia, Northern Savonia and North Karelia. Kainuu is a multi-cultural area.

                                               

North Karelia

North Karelia is a part of Karelia and a region in eastern Finland. Neighbouring regions are Northern Savonia, Southern Savonia, Kainuu and South Karelia. There is lot of fresh water in this region. Pielinen is the largest lake.

                                               

Ostrobothnia (region)

Ostrobothnia is a region in western Finland. As of November 2013, there were about 180.000 people living there. In 2010, about 51% of people living in Ostrobothnia spoke Swedish as their first language.

                                               

South Karelia

South Karelia is a part of Karelia and a region in Finland. Neighbouring regions are Kymenlaakso, Southern Savonia, and North Karelia.

                                               

Southwest Finland

Southwest Finland is a region in Finland. As of November 2013, there were about 471.000 people living there. Neighbouring regions are Kanta-Hame, Pirkanmaa, Satakunta, Uusimaa and the Åland Islands.

                                               

Regions of Iceland

The regions of Iceland are mainly used for statistical purposes. The district court jurisdictions use them. The postal code system follows the regions as well with a few exceptions. Before 2003 the regions were also used for elections to parliame ...

                                               

Westfjords

The Westfjords or West Fjords is the name of a large peninsula and region in northern Iceland. It is next to the Denmark Strait and faces the east coast of Greenland. The Westfjords have a lot of mountains and fjords around the coast. Because of ...

                                               

Regions of Italy

Italy is a country in the south of Europe. It is divided into 20 regions. A region is a part of the country with a government and a president. In Italy, regions can decide some things. They can give money to local business. They can decide some t ...

                                               

Randstad

The Randstad is a conurbation in the western Netherlands. It covers the provinces of North Holland, South Holland, Flevoland and Utrecht. Big cities in the Randstad are Amsterdam, Haarlem, Leiden, Den Haag, Delft, Rotterdam, Dordrecht, Gouda, Utr ...

                                               

Salland

The history of Salland goes back to the early Middle Ages, when the four quarters of Oversticht came together. Salland and nearby areas may have been the early seat of the Salian Franks, the founders of the modern Dutch and French nations.

                                               

Baltistan

Baltistan, also known as بلتیول in the Balti language, is a region in northern Pakistan. It borders Xinjiang Autonomous Region of China. It lies in the Karakoram mountains just to the south of K2, the worlds second highest mountain. It is an extr ...

                                               

Chitral District

Chitral is a district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It has population of about 318.689 people at the 1998 Census, which grew to about 378.000 people by 2004. It has one of the highest mountains of the world, Tirich Mir. It is th ...

                                               

Sandal Bar

Sandal Bar, is a large and ancient region of Punjab. It is between the river Ravi and river Chenab. It spreads over almost 80 km from east to west and 40 km north to south. "Bar", in the local language, means a forested area where there are no re ...

                                               

Waziristan

Waziristan is a mountainous region of northwest Pakistan, bordering Afghanistan and covering about 11.585 km 2. It is part of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, which is not part of any of the countrys four provinces.

                                               

Amazonas Region

The Amazonas Region has a lot of rainforests and mountain ranges. The rainforest zone covers 72.93% of the area, and it goes to the north, up to the border with Ecuador. It does this in the summits of the Cordillera del Condor. The mountain range ...

                                               

Loreto Region

Loreto is Perus most northern region. Covering almost one-third of Perus territory, Loreto is the nations biggest region. It is also one of the least populated ones, because of its remote location in the Amazon rainforest. Its capital is the city ...

                                               

Regions of the Philippines

In the Philippines, regions are administrative divisions that serve primarily to organize the provinces of the country for administrative convenience. Most government offices are established by region instead of individual provincial offices, usu ...