n.area; district; zone
I come from poor areas.
The coast is a densely populated area.
Rheumatism affects people living in damp localities.
n.prefecture; administrative region
These special local products come from the Mudanjiang Prefecture of Heilongjiang Province.
He came from the Baoding Prefecture of Hebei Province.
n.trust or mandated territory; colonial territory
The region has not yet gained independence.
The people in this area are eager to build their own country.
The people of the region have not yet been liberated.
- "地区" is often matched with measure word "个"or"些".