In Louisianne the administrative division of Préfecture is halfway between the local département and the National Council. Louisianne is a loose confederation republic, with the majority of the power for each region or Préfecture in the hands of the democratically elected Préfect.
The préfectures are a conglomeration of several departements, and of the départements of the préfecture, one is chosen to have the prefectoral capital, and each has their own sous-préfectoral capital. Some, like Toulouse serves both as the Prefectoral and sub-prefectoral seat.
The Préfectoral capitals are: