2nd October 2019

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Is there 52 states in the United States?

The United States of America. The District of Columbia is a federal district, not a state. Many lists include DC and Puerto Rico, which makes for 52 "states and other jurisdictions". The flag has 50 stars, one for each state.

Then, what does province mean in the United States?

province. A province is a region within a country. Many countries are divided into provinces. In the U.S. we don't have official provinces; we have states and counties. But we can use province in its other meaning, which is "the sphere of one's activities."

Is a province the same as a state?

A province also refers to a large local territorial unit. However, while it is equivalent to a 'state' in federations like Canada, a province does not necessarily refer to a constituent member of a federation. For example, China has provinces, but China does not have a federal system of government.

What is a state or province?

province. A province is a region within a country. If you travel to Canada, you'll have to decide whether you want to go to the province of Quebec, or Saskatchewan, or one of the other 8 provinces in that enormous country. In the U.S. we don't have official provinces; we have states and counties.
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