Which countries use provinces?

Which countries use provinces?

Current provinces

  • Modern provinces.
  • Canada.
  • Pakistan.
  • Russia.
  • Polities translated.
  • Ancient, medieval and feudal.
  • Colonial and early modern.

What kind of province is KPK?

North-West Frontier Province
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, formerly North-West Frontier Province, northernmost province of Pakistan.

Is Khyber Pakhtunkhwa a province?

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (/ˌkaɪbər pəkˈtuːŋkwə/; Pashto: خیبر پښتونخوا; Urdu: خیبر پختونخوا), often abbreviated as KP or KPK, is one of the four provinces of Pakistan. It is located in the northwestern region of the country, along the Afghanistan–Pakistan border.

When did KPK become province?

In 1901 NWFP(Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) was declared as a Chief Commissioner Province and thirty-one years later in 1932 its status was raised to the Governor Province.

Are Canadian provinces divided into counties?

Only five Canadian provinces have counties: Quebec, Ontario and the Maritimes (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island). British Columbia has Regional districts.

What is provincial government in Pakistan?

The four provincial governments of Pakistan administer the four provinces of Pakistan. The head of each province is a non-executive Governor appointed by the President. The Governors play a similar role, at the provincial level, as the President does at the federal level.

Is KPK part of Afghanistan?

The province remained a part of Afghanistan, which had been established as the first Pathan state by Ahmad Shah Abdali, till its conquest by the Sikhs in 1818. The Sikhs invaded Khyber Pakthunkhwa in 1818 under the command of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

When did NWFP change its name to KPK?

In early 2010, the process of renaming proceeded and the Pakistani Senate confirmed the name change to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the 18th amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan with a unanimous 90 votes on 15 April 2010.

What is Khyber?

Khyber Pass, Khyber also spelled Khaybar, orKhaibar, most northerly and important of the passes between Afghanistan and Pakistan. The name Khyber is also applied to the range of arid, broken hills through which the pass runs and which form the last spurs of the Spin Ghar (Safīd Kūh) Range.

Who Conquered KPK?

Kushan rule One group, known as the Kushan, took the lead, and its chief, Kadphises I, seized vast territories extending south to the Kabul valley. His son Kadphises II conquered North-Western India, which he governed through his generals.