territorial hierarchy

Broader Term: territorial organization241 Documents

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General nature of the territorial hierarchy (e.g., chiefdom, administrative, federal); degree of local differentiation in structural forms (e.g., federal districts, free cities, territories, colonies, etc.); the various levels of territorial and administrative organization within the government and their reconciliation with the siblings of this term; hierarchy of political officials; integration with large political units; etc.

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