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Banner (country subdivision)

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Banner (country subdivision)

Banner, a type of administrative division, may refer to:

  • Banner (Inner Mongolia), an administrative division of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in the People's Republic of China.
    • Autonomous banner, an area associated with one or more ethnic minorities designated as autonomous within the People's Republic of China.
  • Eight Banners, ancient administrative divisions of China into which all Manchu families were placed.
  • Bandon (Byzantine Empire), "banner", the lowest Byzantine administrative-cum-military unit
  • Sanjak, literally "a banner, flag", the original first level subdivisions of the Ottoman Empire.
  • Liwa, an Arabic term meaning "banner" as a type of administrative division.

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