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Okrug is a term to denote administrative subdivision in some Slavic states. Its etymology is similar to German Kreis, circle (in the meaning of administrative division) (although translated in German as Bezirk): okrug is literally something "encircling".
- In subdivisions of Serbia, the term is translated as district, sometimes as county, see Internal structure of Serbia and Montenegro, Districts of Serbia.
- In Subdivisions of Russia it is translated as district, for three different levels of subdivision:
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