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Joined: 30/09/2020 21:57:56
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I've never understood what's going on with Paris France – there's an ADM2, ADM3, and ADM4 all with the name of Paris…

ADM2 - 2968815 (population 2.26M)
ADM3 - 2988506 (population 4.38M)
ADM4 - 6455259 (population 2.19M)

Plus a PPLC (which I understand) – 2988507 (population 2.14M)

The ADM3 is a child of the ADM2, and the ADM4 a child of the ADM3.

The ADM2 and the PPLC have the same Wikipedia link.

I've always wondered why the ADM3 & ADM4 existed – they seem redundant. Paris is clearly well-known and hence I assume it's been properly reviewed. There must be a good reason for the ADM3/ADM4…
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