Abbreviations
 
 
 
ABBREVIATIONS
Category
The column without heading in province and town tables (right of the abbreviation or of the name) describes the category of provinces or towns (like 'state' or 'city').
Abbr.Meaning
AAreaautonomous area
ACityautonomous city
ADistautonomous district
Agglagglomeration
Amtcounty
AProvautonomous province
ARegautonomous region
ARepautonomous republic
Arrarrondissement
ASettautonomous settlement
Atollatoll
Bezcounty
BLfederal state (province)
Borborough
CAcensus area
CAdmarea administered by the central government
Cantcanton
Capcapital
CcAcouncil area
CDistcity / metropolitan district
Chocho
Citycity
Cntycounty-free city
Cntycounty
Comcommune, municipality
CpDstcapital district
Depdepartment
DepTdependent territory
Distdistrict
Divdivision
Emiremirate
FDistfederal district
FStfederal state
FTerrfederal territory
Govgovernorate
HCanthalf canton
Incincorporated area
Indepindependent country
Islisland
Komcounty
Krajkray
Länprovince
LGAlocal government area
LGReglocal government region
Loclocality
Machimachi
MCntmetropolitan county
Mktmarket town
Munmunicipality
Muramura
Obloblast
Occoccupied area
Parparish
Preprefecture
Provprovince
Quartquarter
Rajrajon
RBgovernmental district
RCrural city
Regregion
Reprepublic
SDstatistical district / division
Settsettlement
Shishi
Ststate
Statstation
Terrterritory
Towntown
UAurban area
UComurban commune
Unincunincorporated area
UrbCurban center
UTerrunion territory
Villvillage
Voivoivodship
Zilazila
Zonezone
 
Column Headings
The headings of population and area columns consist of following parts:
  1. the reference (not for countries and provinces)
  2. the type of investigation
  3. the date of investigation (not for areas)
  4. an optional suffix
The reference indicates the area referred by the entries of a column (e.g., the city area or the agglomeration).
The investigation indicates how the entries of a column were investigated (e.g., by a census or an estimation).
The suffix gives additional information concerning the result (e.g., de jure or de facto).
Reference
Abbr.Meaning
*varying reference
?uncertain reference
Aagglomeration
ACagglomeration complex
Ccity / commune area
CDcity district (deprecated -> M)
CUurban population of city
Mcity district / municipio
MAagglomeration complex (deprecated -> AC)
MUurban population of municipio
Pprovince, state
UAurban area
Investigation
Abbr.Meaning
A (hect)area (in hectare)
A (km2)area (in square km)
A-L (hect)land area (in hectare)
A-L (km2)land area (in square km)
Ccensus
C?census (may be estimate)
Cacensus (adjusted)
Cfcensus (final)
Cfacensus (final, adjusted)
Cpcensus (provisional)
Cpacensus (provisional, adjusted)
Eestimate
E~estimate (rough)
Efestimate (final)
Epestimate (provisional)
Pprojection
UEuninofficial estimate
Suffixes
Abbr.Meaning
?uncertain date
cenumerated population
fde facto
jde jure
nnon-agricultural population
rusually resident population
 2006-05-21 
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