Block (district subdivision)

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For the Australian rural subdivision, see Block (rural Australia).

A block is an administrative division of some South Asian countries.

Bhutan

Further information: Gewog

In Bhutan, a block is called a gewog. It is essentially for oil a group of villages. Gewogs are official administrative units of Bhutan. The country is composed of 205 gewogs.

Each gewog is headed by a gup or headman.

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