province (of Latin provincia) means rule or division in latin above all „“and/or. „under Roman upper rule and administration standing, conquered area outside of Italy “(see Roman province). In late latin provincia area or range also generally designates.
In Germanythe term is provincia since that 14. Century testifies. First the term at the Niederrhein appears as provincie with the meaning “district of the ore diocese “, later becomes with the term a larger national or church administrative territory and/or. a region marks.
Inthe colloquial language means province a separated, far except-urban region (e.g. Germerode/Hessen Glöwen/Brandenburg).