Municipality

A municipality is uisually an urban admeenistrative diveesion haein corporate status an uisually pouers o sel-govrenment. The term municipality is uised tae mean the govrenin body o a municipality.[1] A municipality is a general-purpose admeenistrative subdiveesion, as opposed tae a special-purpose destrict. The term is derivit frae French "municipalité" an Laitin "municipalis".[2]

Generic term

The term "municipality" is a generic term, an can describe ony poleetical jurisdiction frae a sovereign state, like the Principality o Monaco, or a sma veelage, like West Hampton Dunes, New York.

The territory o a municipality mey encompass

Poleetical pouers

The pouer o a municipality range frae virtual autonomy tae complete subordination tae the state. Municipalities mey hae the richt tae tax individuals an corporations wi income tax, property tax an corporate income tax, but mey receive substantial fundin frae the state an aw.

References

  1. "Municipality". Merriam-Webster.
  2. "municipality definition". Yourdictionary.com.
  3. "Santiago de Chile - Comunas". Mapas de Chile, Castor y Polux Ltda.

Freemit airtins

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Admeenistrative diveesions o Ukraine

Ukraine is subdividit intae 24 oblasts (regions), ane autonomous republic, an twa "ceeties wi special status".

Argençola

Argençola (Catalan pronunciation: [ərʒənˈsɔɫə]) is a municipality in the comarca o the Anoia in Catalonie, Spain. It is situatit in the east o the comarca, borderin the Segarra an the Conca de Barberà. The Anoia river haes its source on the territory o the municipality. A local road links the municipality wi the main N-II road frae Barcelona tae Lleida.

Cabrera d'Anoia

Cabrera d'Anoia is a municipality in the province o Barcelona, Catalonie, Spain. Till 2007 the offeecial name o the municipality wis Cabrera d'Igualada.The municipality includes the follaein dounsets: Can Ros, Castell de Cabrera, Canaletes, Can Gallego, Can Feixes, Agulladolç, Can Piquer.

Carolus Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus, kent as as Carl von Linné aifter his ennoblement an aw (listen ), an him that wrat unner the Laitin name Carolus Linnaeus (23 Mey, 1707 – 10 Januar, 1778), wis a Swaddish botanist that laid the foonds for the modren scheme o taxonomy. He is conseidered ane o the faithers o modren ecology an aa (see History o ecology).

Comune

The comune (IPA: [/koˈmune/]; plural comuni) is a basic admeenistrative diveesion in Italy, roughly equivalent tae a tounship or municipality in the Scots leid.

Coonties o Estonie

A coonty (Estonie: maakond) is an admeenistrative subdiveesion o Estonie.

Estonie is dividit intae 15 coonties. The govrenment (Estonie: maavalitsus) o ilka coonty is led bi a coonty govrenor (Estonie: maavanem), wha represents the naitional govrenment at the regional level. Govrenors is appointit bi the govrenment for a term o five year.

Ilka coonty is further dividit intae municipalities that is o twa teeps: urban municipality, or toun (linn), an landwart municipality, or pairish (vald).

Fonollosa

Fonollosa is a municipality in the province o Barcelona an autonomous commonty o Catalonie, Spain. The municipality covers a aurie o 51.67 square kilometres (19.95 sq mi) an as o 2011 haed a population o 1417 fowk.

Gaià

Gaià is a municipality in the province o Barcelona an autonomous commonty o Catalonie, Spain. The municipality covers a aurie o 39.6 square kilometres (15.3 sq mi) an as o 2011 haed a population o 172 fowk.

Montseny

Montseny is a municipality an veelage in Vallès Oriental in Catalonie.

Municipalities o Colombie

The Municipalities o Colombie is decentralisit subdiveesions o the Republic o Colombie. Municipalities mak up maist o the depairtments o Colombie wi 1,102 municipalities (municipios). Ilkane is led bi a mayor (alcalde) elect bi popular vote an represents the maximum executive govrenment offeecial at a municipality level unner the mandate o the govrenor o their depairtment that is a representative o aw municipalities in the depairtment; municipalities is groupit tae shape depairtments.

The municipalities o Colombie is groupit in an associe cried the Federación Colombiana de Municipios (Colombie Federation o Municipalities) an aw, that functions as a union unner the private law an unner the constitutional richt tae free association tae defend their common interests.

Municipalities o Mexico

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Municipalities (municipios in Spaingie) are the seicont-level admeenistrative diveesion in Mexico (whaur the first-level admeenistrative diveesion is the estado, or state). Thare 2,438 municipalities in Mexico, makkin the average municipality population 45,616. The internal poleetical organisation an their responsibilities is ootlined in the 115t airticle o the 1917 Constitution an forder waxit in the constitutions o the states they belang.

Mura, Barcelona

Mura is a municipality in the province o Barcelona an autonomous commonty o Catalonie, Spain. The municipality covers a aurie o 47.78 square kilometres (18.45 sq mi) an as o 2011 haed a population o 230 fowk.

Navarcles

Navarcles is a municipality in the province o Barcelona an autonomous commonty o Catalonie, Spain.

The municipality covers a aurie o 3.53 square kilometres (1.36 sq mi) an as o 2011 haed a population o 5965 fowk.

Navàs

Navàs is a toun an municipality in the province o Barcelona an autonomous commonty o Catalonie, Spain. The municipality covers a aurie o 80.6 square kilometres (31.1 sq mi) an as o 2011 haed a population o 6,171 fowk.

Polinyà

Polinyà is a municipality in the province o Barcelona an autonomous commonty o Catalonie, Spain. The municipality covers a aurie o 8.8 square kilometres (3.4 sq mi) an as o 2011 haed a population o 7984 fowk.

Populatit places in Estonie

Populatit places in Estonie are dounsets or territorial units athin a municipality. Populatit places hae nae admeenistrative functions. A group o populatit places form a landwart municipality wi local admeenistration. Maist touns constitute separate urban municipalities, while some hae joined wi surroondin landwart municipalities.

Offeecially thare are fower teeps o populatit places in Estonie:

toun (est: linn)

burgh (est: alev)

smaw burgh (est: alevik)

veelage (est: küla)As o 1 November 2002, thare are 47 touns, 9 burghs, 173 smaw burghs an 4,430 veelages in Estonie.

Provinces o Italy

In Italy, a province (provincia) is an admeenistrative diveesion o intermediate level atween a municipality (comune) an a region (regione).

Rajadell

Rajadell is a municipality in the province o Barcelona an autonomous commonty o Catalonie, Spain. The municipality covers a aurie o 45.53 square kilometres (17.58 sq mi) an as o 2011 haed a population o 524 fowk.

Toun

A toun is a kynd o settlement reengin frae a pickle tae mony thoosand (whiles hunders o thoosands) indwallers, awtho it micht can be applee'd lowse e'en tae muckle metropolitan areas; the preceese meanin chynges atween kintras an isna aye a maiter o legal defineetion. For ordinar, a "toun" is thocht o as lairger nor a veelage but smawer nor a "ceety", tho thare's exceptions tae this rule. The wirds "ceety" an "veelage" cam intae Scots frae Laitin via French. "Toun" an "burgh" is o hamelt Germanic oreegin, frae Auld Inglis burg, a fortifee'd settlement, an tūn, an enclosed bit grund.

In Auld Inglis an Auld Scots, "Toun" (or "town", "ton", etc.) oreeginally meant a fortifee'd municipality, whauras a burgh wisna fortifee'd. But that disteenction daedna last lang, an "Edina Burgh" or "Edinburgh"—nou cried a "ceety"—wis a fortifee'd "toun" frae its foondin.

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