Township

[Republic of China] The townships are the administrative subdivisions of Republic of China (Taiwan) counties, along with County-controlled city. Most of the present townships originates from Towns (街) and Villages (庄) in the Japanese era. After the World War II, the ROC government reformed them as urban townships (鎮 zhèn) and rural t
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Township

[Pennsylvania] A township in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a state of the United States of America, is one of four types of municipalities in the state (along with counties, cities, and boroughs). Townships (see civil township) were established based on convenient geographical boundaries and vary in size from six to forty square miles (
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Township

[Scotland] In Scotland a crofting township is a group of agricultural smallholdings (each with its own few hectares of pasture and arable land (in-bye land)) holding in common a substantial tract of unimproved upland grazing. Like older Scottish landmeasurements, such as the davoch, quarterland and oxgang, the extent of a township often var
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Township

[New Jersey] A township, in the context of New Jersey local government, refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government. As a political entity, a township is a full-fledged municipality, on par with any town, city, borough, or village, collecting property taxes and providing services such as maintaining roads, ga
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Township

[United States] A township in the United States is a small geographic area. Townships range in size from 6 to 54 square miles (15.6 km² to 140.4 km²), with {convert|36|sqmi|km2} being the norm. The term is used in three ways. ==Survey townships== Survey townships are generally referred to by a number based on the Public Land Survey System
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Township

[South Africa] {Apartheid} In South Africa, the term township and location usually refers to the (often underdeveloped) urban living areas that, from the late 19th century until the end of Apartheid, were reserved for non-whites (black Africans, Coloureds and Indians). Townships were usually built on the periphery of towns and cities. The t
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Township

[England] In England, a township (Latin - villa) is a local division or district of a large parish containing a village or small town usually having its own church. A township may or may not be coterminous with a chapelry, manor, or any other minor area of local administration. The township is to be distinguished from the following: `Townsh
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Township

[Canada] The term township generally means the district or area associated with a town. However in some systems no town needs to be involved. The specific use of the term to describe political subdivisions has varied by country, usually to describe a local rural or semi-rural government within the county itself. In eastern Canada a township
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township

[n] - an administrative division of a county
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township

In South Africa, an urban settlement designated for non-white residents by the apartheid government 1948-94. Townships such as Soweto (South Western Township), Johannesburg, a pre-existing...
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Township

Town'ship noun 1. The district or territory of a town. » In the United States, many of the States are divided into townships of five, six, seven, or perhaps ten miles square, and the inhabitants of such townships are invested with certain powers for regulating their own affairs, such as rep
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township

1. The district or territory of a town. ... In the United States, many of the States are divided into townships of five, six, seven, or perhaps ten miles square, and the inhabitants of such townships are invested with certain powers for regulating their own affairs, such as repairing roads and providing for the poor. The township is subordinate to
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township

noun an administrative division of a county; `the town is responsible for snow removal`
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Township

• (n.) In surveys of the public land of the United States, a division of territory six miles square, containing 36 sections. • (n.) The district or territory of a town. • (n.) In Canada, one of the subdivisions of a county.
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township

(from the article `Cape Town`) South Africa`s Group Areas Act of 1966 consolidated earlier acts aimed at enforcing the policy of racial segregation known as apartheid, and it ... ...of the urban space, while other sectors and peripheral localities were set aside for nonwhites; many of these latter areas were initially devoted ... [2 ...
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township

unit of government found primarily in the northeast and north central United States; it is a subdivision of a county and is usually 36 square miles ... [2 related articles]
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Township

The word township is used to refer to different kinds of settlements in different countries. Township is generally associated with an urban area.{Citation needed|date=April 2010} However there are many exceptions to this rule. In Australia, the United States, and Canada, they may be settlements too small to be considered urban. In the Scottish Hig
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township

township: see town.
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township

In South Africa, an urban settlement designated for non-white residents by the apartheid government 1948–94. Townships such as Soweto (South Western Township), Johannesburg, a pre-existing shanty town, were created on the edges of major towns and cities. Their purpose was to control and preserve a local black workforce while ensuring s...
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Township

[disambiguation] Township is a unit of local government. The term may also refer to: ...
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Township

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township

area of local administration based on a discrete settlement or collection of homesteads, usually coterminous with, or a constituent of, the parish, q.v.; see also
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township

area of local administration based on a discrete settlement or collection of homesteads, usually coterminous with, or a constituent of, the parish, q.v.; see also
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Township

A division of territory, used in the government (rectangular survey system of land description, whic
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