prefecture-level municipality

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prefecture-level municipality (plural prefecture-level municipalities)

  1. Synonym of prefecture-level city
    • 2002, “Yang-ch’üan”, in The New Encyclopaedia Britannica[1], volume 12, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 817, column 1:
      Yang-ch’üan, Pinyin YANGQUAN, City, eastern Shansi Province (sheng), China. It is a prefecture-level municipality (shih) entirely surrounded by Chin-chung Prefecture (ti-ch’ü).
    • 2009, Chun Liao, “Firms’ Governance Structure in the Chinese Private Sector”, in The Governance Structures of Chinese Firms: Innovation, Competitiveness, and Growth in a Dual Economy[2], Springer, →DOI, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 127:
      Wenzhou is a prefecture-level municipality located in the southeast of Zhejiang province.
    • 2011, Kenneth Pletcher, editor, The Geography of China[3], Britannica Educational Publishing, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, pages 301–302:
      Tibet was formally designated an autonomous region in 1965, as part of the separation of religion and civil administration. It is now divided into the dijishi (prefecture-level municipality) of Lhasa, directly under the jurisdiction of the regional government, and six diqu (prefectures), which are subdivided into shixiaqu (districts), xian (counties), and xianjishi (county-level municipalities).
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:prefecture-level municipality.