According to the Constitution of the People’s Republic of China, the country’s administrative units are currently based on a three-tier system.
- The country is divided into provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government;
- Provinces and autonomous regions are divided into autonomous prefectures, counties, autonomous counties and cities;
- Counties, autonomous counties and cities are divided into townships, ethnic minority townships, and towns.
- At the moment, China has 23 provinces, 5 autonomous regions, 4 municipalities directly under the Central Government and 2 special administrative regions.
5 Autonomous Regions
2 Special Administrative Regions