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[[Category:Counties of {{{1}}}]]

The above template contains most of what is essential on a county category for any European country. Just type {{ctycat-eu|statename}}, where statename is the name of the state (or one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom).

Most countries in Europe can probably use it in exactly the same way. However, if a country has its county-equivalents named with the "county" word in front, consider creating a separate template modelled on Template:Ctycat-ireland so that the counties do not list all under the same letter.

Other continents have different starting years for their "Daily life" sections and therefore need a different initial template.

If there is a country for which our county names differ from Wikipedia's, a variation of the template will be required for the appropriate variation or simple omission of Template:alsoWP.

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