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Parish (administrative division)

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Parish (administrative division)

A parish is an administrative division used by several countries. In parts of the British Isles it is known as a civil parish to distinguish it from the ecclesiastical parish.

Country or territory Local name Notes
Andorra Parròquia
Antigua and Barbuda Parish
Australia Parish [1]
Barbados Parish
Bermuda Parish
Canada New Brunswick Parish
Prince Edward Island Parish
Quebec Parish municipality
Cape Verde Freguesia
Dominica Parish
Ecuador Parroquia
Estonia Vald
Grenada Parish
Guernsey Parish
Ireland Civil parish
Jamaica Parish
Jersey Parish
Latvia Pagasts
Macau Freguesia
Isle of Man Parish
Montserrat Parish
Philippines Parokya
Portugal Freguesia;
Paróquia Civil
Saint Kitts and Nevis Parish
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Parish
Spain (Asturias, Galicia) Parroquia, Collación
United Kingdom England Civil parish [2]
Northern Ireland Civil parish
Scotland Civil parish
Wales Community
United States Louisiana Parish
South Carolina (formerly) Parish


  1. ^ "Parish and historical maps". Land & Property Information.  
  2. ^ "In praise of ... civil parishes".  
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