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ajbeaven



Joined: 15/07/2016 00:57:46
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I'm a bit confused as to the difference between Kiev and Kyiv City administrative divisions. Perhaps this is a duplicate? According to this page (and wikipedia), there should only be one.

I wonder if this came about from an issue with translations? From what I understand Kiev is the Russian translation of Kyiv.
marc



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Looks ok to me. The city proper has a special status and is therefore also classified as ADM1.

Marc

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ajbeaven



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Who determines what is an ADM1? I would have thought if a government website didn't list something as an administration division then it shouldn't be one.

I'd expect at the very least that they should use the same language ie. a Kyiv (admin division) and Kyiv City (special admin division?).

Sorry, if what I'm saying is completely illogical - I don't really have a great understanding of how this stuff works
 
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