Division (subnational entity)
A division is a type of administrative division
Administrative division
An administrative division, subnational entity, or country subdivision is a portion of a country or other political division, established for the purpose of government. Administrative divisions are each granted a certain degree of autonomy, and are required to manage themselves through their own...

 of some Asian and African countries. Some have been dissolved or been renamed.

Administrative divisions

Group Continent Level Note
divisions of Bangladesh
Divisions of Bangladesh
||Bangladesh is divided into seven major administrative regions called divisions . Each division is named after the major city within its jurisdiction that serves as the administrative capital of that division:...

South Asia 1st
divisions of Cameroon (also called departments) Africa 2nd below provinces of Cameroon
Provinces of Cameroon
The Republic of Cameroon is divided into ten regions:In 2008, the President of the Republic of Cameroon, President Paul Biya signed decrees abolishing "Provinces" and replacing them with "Regions". Hence, all of the country's ten provinces are now known as Regions.Most of these provinces were...

divisions of the Gambia
Divisions of The Gambia
||The Gambia is divided into five divisions and one city:#Lower River #Central River #North Bank #Upper River #Western...

Africa 1st renamed to regions
divisions of India  South Asia 2nd below states of India
divisions of Malaysia
Divisions of Malaysia
The states of Malaysia that lie on Borneo are subdivided into divisions. These divisions are further divided into districts.The 16 divisions are:...

South Asia 1st alongside the states of Malaysia
States of Malaysia
Malaysia is a federation which consists of thirteen states and three federal territories . Eleven states and two federal territories are located on the Malay Peninsula while the remaining two states and one federal territory are on the island of Borneo.-The states and federal territories:Malaysia...

divisions of Myanmar  South Asia 1st renamed to regions, per 2008 Constitution
divisions of Pakistan
Divisions of Pakistan
Divisions are the third tier of government in Pakistan, between the provinces and districts. They were abolished in 2000 by the government of former president Pervez Musharraf to make way for local governance via district governments...

South Asia 2nd dissolved in 2000, partially re-established in 2008


Some of the hundred
Hundred (division)
A hundred is a geographic division formerly used in England, Wales, Denmark, South Australia, some parts of the United States, Germany , Sweden, Finland and Norway, which historically was used to divide a larger region into smaller administrative divisions...

s and wapentakes in England
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west; the Irish Sea is to the north west, the Celtic Sea to the south west, with the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south separating it from continental...

 (both historic subdivisions of historic counties
Historic counties of England
The historic counties of England are subdivisions of England established for administration by the Normans and in most cases based on earlier Anglo-Saxon kingdoms and shires...

) were subdivided into divisions. Also a number of the Wards of the City of London
Wards of the City of London
The City of London , in the United Kingdom, is constituted of 25 wards. The City is the historic core of the much wider metropolis of London, with an ancient and sui generis form of local government, which avoided the many reforms enacted to local government elsewhere in the country in the 19th and...

are, or were, divided into two divisions.
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