What does "Prefecture" mean? Does it refer to an administrative division?
Kind of. A "prefecture" is a subdivision of the country it's in, a district under the government. Countries such as Japan and France have prefectures. Japan has a total of 47 prefectures. France has a total of 101 prefectures. Ex: She lives in the Kyoto prefecture. Ex: My country does not have prefectures. We have states.
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