A Kingdom is a political subdivision in which the ceremonial heads are the King and Queen (together they form the Crown). Twice a year Crown Tournament is held, and the winner of the list and their consort becomes Prince and Princess, until Coronation in which they are invested as King and Queen.
A Region is an administrative subdivision of the Kingdom, containing several local territories. Regional deputies support the Kingdom officers and work with local officers.
A Barony is a political subdivision in which the ceremonial heads are a Baron and/or Baroness. The Baron and Baroness are installed by the Crown after following Kingdom Law for selection.
A Province is a political subdivision like a Barony, but without the ceremonial head.
A Shire is a political subdivision of less than Baronial status which is independent of all Baronies.
A Canton is a political subdivision within a single Barony which encompasses a fractional part of the Barony.