Municipal government
A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.Municipal...
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Local authorities of Kenya
Local authorities in Kenya are the bodies controlling local governance in urban areas in Kenya.From the 2013 general elections onwards Kenya will have three classes of local authorities: City, Munici...
Districts of Japan
The district (郡, gun) was used as an administrative unit in Japan between 1878 and 1921 and was roughly equivalent to the county of the United States, ranking at the level below prefecture and...
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Local government in Malaysia
The local government or local council (Malay: kerajaan tempatan or pihak berkuasa tempatan (PBT)) is the lowest level in the system of government in Malaysia—after federal and state. It has the po...
Local government in Pakistan
The 2001 Local Government Ordinance provides for devolution of government to district administrations. (Districts are the third tier of government, being sub-divisions of provinces. Prior to the Local...
Local government in the Philippines
Local government in the Philippines is divided into four levels:All divisions below the regional level are called "local government units (LGUs)."According to the Constitution, the LGUs "shall enjoy l...
Local government in the Republic of Ireland
Local government functions in Ireland are mostly exercised by thirty-one local authorities, termed County, City or City and County Councils. The principal decision-making body in each of the thirty-on...
Local government in the Isle of Man
Local government (Manx: gurneilys ynnydagh) in the Isle of Man was formerly based on six sheadings, which were divided into seventeen parishes (today referred to as "ancient parishes"). The islan...
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Municipal politics in the Netherlands
Municipal politics in the Netherlands is an important aspect of the politics of the Netherlands. The municipality is the lowest level of government, but this does not reflect the importance that the A...
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Provincial politics in the Netherlands
Map of the Netherlands, linking to the province articles.The Politics of the Dutch provinces takes places within the framework of the politics of the Netherlands. The province is the second highest ...
Local government in Ukraine
Local government in Ukraine consists of Administrative divisions of Ukraine. There are 24 oblasts (regions), with each oblast further divided into raions (districts). The heads of local governments ar...
Local government in England
The pattern of local government in England is complex, with the distribution of functions varying according to the local arrangements. Legislation concerning local government in England is decided by ...
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Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England
Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are one of the four levels of subdivisions of England used for the purposes of local government outside Greater London. As originally constituted, the metrop...
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Local government in Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland is divided into 26 districts for local government purposes. In Northern Ireland local councils do not carry out the same range of functions as those in the rest of the United Kingdom...
Local government in Wales
For local government purposes, Wales has since 1 April 1996 been divided into 22 single-tier principal areas. The elected councils of these areas are responsible for the provision of all local governm...
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Local government of Scotland
Local government in Scotland is organised through 32 unitary authorities designated as Councils which consist of councillors elected every four years by registered voters in each of the council areas....
Local government in Canada
Local government in Canada can be defined to include all elected local authorities which are legally empowered to make decisions on behalf its electors, but excluding the federal government, the provi...
Local government in the United States
Local government in the United States refers to governmental jurisdictions below the level of the state. Most states have at least two tiers of local government: counties and municipalities. In some...
Local government in Australia
Local government in Australia is the lowest tier of government in Australia administered under the states and territories which in turn are beneath the federal tier. While local government is not init...
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States-Provincial
The States-Provincial (in Dutch: Provinciale Staten, abbreviated PS – commonly known as simply the Staten) is the provincial parliament and legislative assembly in each of the Provinces of the N...
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Provinces of the Philippines
The provinces of the Philippines (Filipino: Mga Lalawigan ng Pilipinas) are the primary political and administrative divisions of the Philippines. There are 81 provinces at present, further subdivided...
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Village (United States)
In the United States, the meaning of "village" varies by geographic area and legal jurisdiction. In many areas, "village" is a term, sometimes informal, for a type of administrative division at the lo...
Historic counties of Wales
The historic counties of Wales are sub-divisions of Wales. They were used for various functions for several hundred years, but have been largely superseded by contemporary sub-national divisions, som...
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Barangay
A barangay (Brgy. or Bgy.; Filipino: baranggay, [baɾaŋˈɡaj]), formerly called barrio, is the smallest administrative division in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village, district...
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Political subdivisions of Virginia
The administrative divisions of Virginia are the areas into which the Commonwealth of Virginia, a U.S. state, is divided for political and administrative purposes. Some are local governments; others ...
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Community council
A community council is a public representative body in Great Britain. In England they may be statutory parish councils by another name, under the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act ...
List of community council areas in Scotland
This is a list of community council areas established in each of the council areas of Scotland.Scottish community councils date from 1976, when they were established by district council and islands co...
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Political make-up of local councils in the United Kingdom
This is a list of the political make-up of principal local and regional authorities, commonly known as local councils, in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, following the May 20...
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History of local government in Scotland
History of local government in Scotland is an account of the history of local government in Scotland.
The history of Scottish local government mainly surrounds the creation and governance of the c...
Council of Mayor and Aldermen
The college van burgemeester en wethouders (abbreviated as college van B&W or simply B&W) is the executive board of a municipality in the Netherlands. This local government body plays a centra...
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