Parish (administrative division)

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

The table below lists countries which use this administrative division:

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
China Macau Freguesia / 堂區
Dominica Parish
Ecuador Parroquia
Estonia Vald
Georgia მუნიციპალიტეტი
Grenada Parish
Guernsey Parish
Ireland Civil parish
Jamaica Parish
Jersey Parish
Latvia Pagasts
Isle of Man Parish
Montserrat Parish
Philippines Parokya
Portugal Freguesia
Saint Kitts and Nevis Parish
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Parish
Spain (Asturias, Galicia) Collación, Parroquia
Ukraine Парафія
United Kingdom England Civil parish [2]
Northern Ireland Civil parish
Scotland (formerly) Civil parish
Scotland Community
Wales Community
United States Louisiana Parish The term "county" is used in 48 US states, while Louisiana and Alaska have functionally equivalent subdivisions called parishes and boroughs respectively.[3]
South Carolina (formerly) Parish Until the late 19th century, the South Carolina Lowcountry was divided into parishes, but today all of South Carolina is divided into counties.[4]
Venezuela Parroquia

See also

References

  1. ^ "Parish and historical maps". Land & Property Information. Government of New South Wales. 2012. Archived from the original on 5 January 2015. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  2. ^ "In praise of ... civil parishes". The Guardian. 16 May 2011.
  3. ^ "An Overview of County Government". National Association of Counties. Retrieved April 25, 2013.
  4. ^ The Newberry Library (2009). "South Carolina: Individual County Chronologies, South Carolina Atlas of Historical County Boundaries". publications.newberry.org. Chicago, Illinois, US. Retrieved June 5, 2018.
Anes

Anes (Samartindianes) is a parish (administrative division) in Siero, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.

It is 27.55 km2 (10.64 sq mi) in size, with a population of 1,135 (INE 2006). The postal code is 33189.

Bello (Aller)

Bello (Asturian and official name: Beyo ) is one of 18 parish (administrative division) in Aller, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.

It is 16.2 km2 (6.3 sq mi) in size with a population of 331 (INE 2004).

Berducedo

Berducedo is a parish (administrative division) in Allande, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain. It is situated at 898 m (2,946 ft) above sea level, and is 26.63 km2 (10.28 sq mi) in size. The population is 166 (INE 2011). The postal code is 33887.

Boo (Aller)

Boo (Asturian and official name: Bo ) is one of 18 parish (administrative division) in Aller, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.

The altitude is between 420 m (1,380 ft) and 480 m (1,570 ft) above sea level. It is 6.9 km2 (2.7 sq mi) in size with a population of 529 (INE 2008).

Cabañaquinta

Cabañaquinta (Asturian name: Cabanaquinta, and officially Cabanaquinta / Cabañaquinta) is one of 18 parish (administrative division) in Aller, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.

The altitude is 427 m (1,401 ft) above sea level. It is 4.71 km2 (1.82 sq mi) in size with a population of 1,544 (INE 2004).

Caborana

Caborana is a village and parish (administrative division) in Aller, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.

Collado (Siero)

Collado (Collao) is a parish (administrative division) in Siero, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain. The parish is located on Highway AS-113.

It is 0.27 km2 (0.10 sq mi) in size, and is situated at an elevation of 230 m (750 ft) above sea level. The population is 488

(INE 2006). The postal code is 33518.

Collado and other nearby parishes, such as Lieres and Carbayín, are historically associated with Andalusian mining.

Feleches

Feleches (variant: Thomas Feleches) is a parish (administrative division) in Siero, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.

It is situated at 254 m (833 ft) above sea level. The population is 797 (INE 2006). The postal code is 33119.Feleches is divided in two by the national highway N-634. The parish is serviced by the FEVE rail transport system. It is located 7 km (4.3 mi) from the capitol, Pola de Siero. To the east, the River Nora, a tributary of the River Fal-Miravete, separates Feleches from the Lieres parish. Feleches is bounded on the north by Collado, on the south by Trespa, and to the west by Aramil.

La Collada, Siero

La Collada (variants: La Collá) is a parish (administrative division) in Siero, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.

It is 6.67 km2 (2.58 sq mi) in size, and is situated at an elevation of 737 m (2,418 ft) above sea level. The population is 237 (INE 2007). The postal code is 33519.

Lago, Asturias

Lago is a parish (administrative division) in Allande, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.

The elevation is 885 m (2,904 ft) above sea level. It is 33.91 km2 (13.09 sq mi) in size. The population is 26.

Linares (Allande)

Linares is a parish (administrative division) in Allande, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain. The parish capital, Pola de Allande, is 7 km (4.3 mi) away.

The parish elevation is 520 m (1,710 ft) above sea level. It is 3.84 km2 (1.48 sq mi) in size. The population is 71.

Parajas

Parajas is a parish (administrative division) in Allande, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.

The elevation is 540 m (1,770 ft) above sea level. It is 2.62 km2 (1.01 sq mi) in size. The population is 48. The postal code is 33815.

Prendones

Prendones is a parish (administrative division) in the municipality of El Franco, within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.

The population is 293 (INE 2007).

San Blas, Quito

San Blas is an electoral parish Parish (administrative division) (parroquia electorale urban) or district of Quito. The parish was established as a result of the October 2004 political elections when the city was divided into 19 urban electoral parishes.

San Emiliano (Allande)

San Emiliano is a parish (administrative division) in Allande, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain. It is situated 37 km (23 mi) from the capital, Pola de Allande.

The elevation is 320 m (1,050 ft) above sea level. It is 25.34 km2 (9.78 sq mi) in size, with a population of 63. The postal code is 33885.

San Miguel de la Barreda

San Miguel de la Barreda is a parish (administrative division) in Siero, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain. It is located along the AS-17 road.

The population is 237 (INE).

Parish celebrations are held the first week of September.

Santa Eulalia de Vigil

Santa Eulalia de Vigil is a parish (administrative division) in Siero, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain. The center is about 3 km (1.9 mi) from the capital, Pola de Siero.

Traspando

Traspando (variant: Trespando; meaning "transfer") is a parish (administrative division) in Siero, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain. It is 4 km (2.5 mi) from the municipality's capital Pola de Siero and is in the heart of the Asturian mining region.

Situated at 230 m (750 ft) above sea level, it is 4.10 km2 (1.58 sq mi) in size, with a population of 250 (INE 2006). The postal code is 33518.

Vega de Poja

Vega de Poja is a parish (administrative division) in Siero, a municipality within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain. The parish is located to the North East of the administrative capital of the municipality, Pola de Siero, between Highway AS-331 and Highway AS-248.

According to the Instituto Nacional de Estadística (Spain), in 2008 Vega de Poja had a population of 977

Designations for types of administrative territorial entities

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