Municipal District

A municipal district is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them.

  • In Canada Municipal Districts are Census subdivisions for the administration of rural areas including farmlands and unincorporated places such as hamlets. Municipal Districts are managed by elected councils, or in the case of special municipalities by councilors appointed by each province's Lieutenant-Governor.
  • In the Dominican Republic when a municipality consists of more than one urban center those beside the municipalities seat can be elevated to the status of a municipal district (distrito municipal). A municipal council (Junta Municipal) for such a municipal district is nominated by the municipal council of the municipality to which it belongs (Ley 3455 Titulo I Capitulo IV).
  • In Russia, municipal districts are a form of local self-government, and one of the types of municipal formations. They are usually (but not always) formed within the borders of existing administrative districts.

Other articles related to "municipal district, district, municipal, districts":

Circoscrizione - Municipal District
... District councils started to appear in the 1960s, but municipal circoscrizioni were formally recognised in law in 1976, and their powers extended in 1990 ...
Circuit Court Of Cook County - Municipal Department
... "The Municipal Department is divided into six geographic districts ... Each district is supervised by a presiding judge ... The First Municipal District encompasses the City of Chicago ...
Biz Pa L - Participating Governments - Alberta
... Czar Devon Dewberry Didsbury Drayton Valley Edmonton Elnora Flagstaff County Foothills, Municipal District of Fort Saskatchewan Grande Cache Grande Prairie Halkirk Hanna High ... Anne County Lacombe Leduc Lesser Slave River, Municipal District of Lethbridge Lloydminster Lomond Marwayne Medicine Hat Milo Newell, County of ...
Calatrava, Romblon - History - Later History
... The town of Badajoz became part of the new municipality and was represented with one special municipal councilor at the municipal council in Odiongan ... Badajoz regained back its independent municipal status and Calatrava was annexed back to Badajoz municipality as a barrio ... Thus Calatrava became Romblon's 15th independent constituency under the category of municipal-district ...

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