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Abbreviations

The meaning of abbreviations in → status columns and → column headings.

Status of Towns and Administrative Divisions

The status of towns and administrative divisions (like 'state' or 'city') is abbreviated as follows:

Abbr.Meaning
AAreaAutonomous Area
ACityAutonomous City
ACntyAutonomous County
ADistAutonomous District
Adm-UrbUrban population of administrative areas
AgglAgglomeration
AProvAutonomous Province
AreaArea
ARegAutonomous Region
ARepAutonomous Republic
ArrArrondissement
ASettAutonomous Settlement
AtollAtoll
BezCounty
BorBorough
CAdmArea administered by the central government
CantCanton
CanttCantonment
CapCapital
CcACouncil Area
CDistCity District
CDPCensus-Designated Place
CityCity
CityCRCounty-level City
CityOGCity with Outgrowth
CntryCountry
CntyCounty
ComCommune
ConfConfederation
ConglConglomeration
CpDstCapital District
CUAConsolidated Urban Area
CWCommonwealth
DCADistrict Council Area
DeptDepartment
DistDistrict
DivDivision
DpnTDependent Territory
EmirEmirate
FDistFederal District
FedFederation
Fed RepFederal Republic
FStFederal State
FTerrFederal Territory
GovGovernorate
GrDchGrand Duchy
HamWeiler
IncIncorporated Area
IndepIndependent Country
IslIsland / Island Group
IslamRepIslamic Republic
KingdKingdom
LGALocal Government Area
MCMunicipal Council
MCntyMetropolitan county
MktMarket Town
MMunMetropolitan Municipality
MPrefMunicipal / Metropolitan Prefecture
MProvMunicipal / Metropolitan Province
MunMunicipality
Mun-Urburban population of municipalities
New TownNew Town
OvDeptOverseas Department
OvTerrOverseas Territory
ParParish
PrefPrefecture
ProvProvince
QuartQuarter
RCRural Commune
RCARegional Council Area
RegRegion
RepRepublic
RSettRural Settlement
SDStatistical Division
SettSettlement
ShShire
SSDStatistical Subdivision
StState
StatStation
SubDistSubdistrict
TCTown Council
TerrTerritory
TownTown
TownOGTown with Outgrowth
TribTribal Area
TshpTownship
UAUrban Area
UCUrban Council
UComUrban Commune
UDistrUrban District
UGovUnified Government
UninhIslUninhabited Island
UrbCUrban Center
USettUrban Settlement
UTerrUnion Territory
VillVillage
VoiVoivodship
WardWard
ZoneZone

Column Headings

The following abbreviations indicate how the population figures were surveyed (e.g., by a census or an estimation) or the meaning of the area figures.

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)
A-L (m²)land area (in square m)
Ccensus
Cacensus (adjusted)
Cfcensus (final)
Cfacensus (final, adjusted)
CIintermediate census
Cpcensus (provisional)
Cpacensus (provisional, adjusted)
Eestimate
E~estimate (rough)
Efestimate (final)
Epestimate (provisional)
Pprojection
Rregister-based
UEuninofficial estimate
UE-Ccomputation based on census results
UE-Ecomputation based on estimates
UE-Pcomputation based on projections