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Subprefecture

In Japan, a political subdivision equivalent to a county.
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A total of 12 sub-prefectures with 290,292 people are targeted for an emergency reactive mass vaccination campaign, scheduled for the third week of January 2010.
Some 27 sub-prefectures in Guinea reported at least one security incident or other form of refusal to cooperate in the week to January 21.
Instead of communes, Langlet and Quach take cantons (tong) as their basic unit, and from there reconstitute the boundaries of sub-prefectures (huyen, now translated as 'districts') and thence prefectures and provinces.