1. Regional division
Regional units (self-governing regional units) are:
- Self-governing regions
Self-Governing Region (higher regional unit)
Self-Governing Region (informal county, region) is the highest self-governing unit in Slovakia. It is governed by the chairman of the self-governing region (informal district administrator). Each district in the region has a representation in the regional council by population. The territorial area of the Self-Governing Region is identical to the territorial area of the region only.
Regions in Slovakia
Regional self-governing units in Slovakia
|Seat in city||Territorial area|
|The Self-Governing Region of Trenčín (Bratislavský samosprávny kraj)||Bratislava||Region Bratislava (Bratislavský kraj)|
|The Self-Governing Region of Trnava (Trnavský samosprávny kraj)||Trnava||Region Trnava (Trnavský kraj)|
|The Self-Governing Region of Trenčín (Trenčiansky samosprávny kraj)||Trenčín||Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj)|
|The Self-Governing Region of Nitra (Nitriansky samosprávny kraj)||Nitra||Region Nitra (Nitriansky kraj)|
|The Self-Governing Region of Žilina (Žilinský samosprávny kraj)||Žilina||Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj)|
|The Self-Governing Region of Banská Bystrica (Banskobystrický samosprávny kraj)||Banská Bystrica||Region Banská Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)|
|The Self-Governing Region of Košice (Košický samosprávny kraj)||Košice||Region Košice (Košický kraj)|
|The Self-Governing Region of Prešov (Prešovský samosprávny kraj)||Prešov||Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)|
The municipality is a basic self-government unit in Slovakia.
2. Administrative division
Administrative units are regions and districts. The regions are divided into districts. Administrative units are also municipalities and military districts, in case they under special laws perform the state administration. There are 8 regions, 79 districts in Slovakia.
Recommended - related articles:
>> Regions in Slovakia
>> List of regions in Slovakia
>> List of districts in Slovakia