District

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A district is an area or locality. In some places, it is a kind of local government.

Some of the countries districts are used in are Austria, Belgium, China, England, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, India, Portugal, Switzerland, the United States, and many more.

In the South Asian subcontinent, including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan, the common term for an official or government administration district is Zillah.

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