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A provincial-controlled division (Chinese: 省直辖县级行政区; pinyin: shěng zhíxiá xiàn jí xíngzhèngqū), is an unofficial designation for a type of administrative division of China. Every provincial-controlled divisions is officially considered to be a county-level city or county, but it has more power de facto because it is directly under the province similar to prefectural-level divisions.

List of provincial-controlled divisions

Hubei

Henan

Xinjiang

Note: all cities are governed by the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC, Bintuan)

Jilin

Liaoning

Gansu

Hebei

Heilongjiang

Guizhou

Anhui

Guangxi

Jiangsu

Shandong

Guangdong

Jiangxi