Prefecture

Prefectures of Greece.

A prefecture is a word used by countries such as Greece and Japan (called νομός, nomós in Greece and called ken in Japan). It is a smaller part of a country with its own government. It is a kind of local government.

It is like an American state or a British county.

In France, it is the head of the department (see Prefectures in France for more detail).


Other Languages
Afrikaans: Prefektuur
aragonés: Prefectura
asturianu: Prefectura
azərbaycanca: Ostan
brezhoneg: Prefeti
català: Prefectura
dansk: Præfektur
Deutsch: Präfektur
Ελληνικά: Νομός
English: Prefecture
español: Prefectura
Esperanto: Prefektlando
euskara: Prefektura
français: Préfecture
galego: Prefectura
Bahasa Indonesia: Prefektur
ქართული: პრეფექტურა
қазақша: Префектура
Latina: Praefectura
Lëtzebuergesch: Prefecture (Frankräich)
მარგალური: პრეფექტურა
Nederlands: Prefectuur
日本語:
occitan: Prefectura
português: Prefeitura
slovenščina: Prefektura
Basa Sunda: Préféktur
Türkçe: Prefektörlük
українська: Префектура
Tiếng Việt: Huyện