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Urban District
URBAN DISTRICT may refer to: * district * urban area * Quarter (urban subdivision) * Neighbourhood
Neighbourhood
SPECIFIC SUBDIVISIONS IN SOME COUNTRIES: * Urban districts of Denmark *
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Incorporated City
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 . The term can also be used to describe municipally-owned enterprises. Municipal corporations are by definition incorporated, in contrast to unincorporated areas . CONTENTS* 1 Municipal corporation
Municipal corporation
as local self-government * 1.1 Canada * 1.2 India * 1.3 Ireland * 1.4 United States * 2 Municipal corporation
Municipal corporation
as enterprises * 3 See also * 4 References MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AS LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENTMunicipal incorporation occurs when such municipalities become self-governing entities under the laws of the state or province in which they are located. Often, this event is marked by the award or declaration of a municipal charter
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Independent City
An INDEPENDENT CITY or INDEPENDENT TOWN is a city or town that does not form part of another general-purpose local government entity (such as a county)
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Imperial City
In the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
, the collective term FREE AND IMPERIAL CITIES (German : Freie und Reichsstädte), briefly worded FREE IMPERIAL CITY (Freie Reichsstadt, Latin : urbs imperialis libera), was used from the fifteenth century to denote a self-ruling city that enjoyed a certain amount of autonomy and was represented in the Imperial Diet . An imperial city held the status of Imperial immediacy , and as such, was subordinate only to the Holy Roman Emperor
Holy Roman Emperor
, as opposed to a territorial city or town (Landstadt) which was subordinate to a territorial prince – be it an ecclesiastical lord (prince-bishop , prince-abbot ) or a secular prince (duke ( Herzog
Herzog
), margrave , count ( Graf
Graf
), etc.)
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Free Imperial City
In the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
, the collective term FREE AND IMPERIAL CITIES (German : Freie und Reichsstädte), briefly worded FREE IMPERIAL CITY (Freie Reichsstadt, Latin : urbs imperialis libera), was used from the fifteenth century to denote a self-ruling city that enjoyed a certain amount of autonomy and was represented in the Imperial Diet . An imperial city held the status of Imperial immediacy , and as such, was subordinate only to the Holy Roman Emperor , as opposed to a territorial city or town (Landstadt) which was subordinate to a territorial prince – be it an ecclesiastical lord (prince-bishop , prince-abbot ) or a secular prince (duke ( Herzog ), margrave , count ( Graf
Graf
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Royal Free City
ROYAL FREE CITY or FREE ROYAL CITY was the official term for the most important cities in the Kingdom of Hungary
Kingdom of Hungary
from the 15th century until the early 20th century. These cities were granted certain privileges by the king to limit the control of the Hungarian nobility
Hungarian nobility
, hence "royal", and exercised some self-government in relation to their internal affairs, hence "free". The term "royal free city" in the languages of the kingdom is: * Latin : Libera regia civitas * Hungarian : Szabad királyi város * German : Königliche Freistadt * Romanian : Oraș liber regesc * Slovak : Slobodné kráľovské mesto * Croatian : Slobodan kraljevski gradThe status was similar to the Free Cities in the Holy Roman Empire
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Charter City
In the United States
United States
, a CHARTER CITY is a city in which the governing system is defined by the city's own charter document rather than by state, provincial, regional or national laws. In states where city charters are allowed by law, a city can adopt or modify its organizing charter by decision of its administration by the way established in the charter. These cities may be administered predominantly by residents or through a third-party management structure, because a charter gives a city the flexibility to choose novel types of government structure. Charter
Charter
cities are similar in administrative structure to special administrative regions
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Autonomous City
AUTONOMOUS CITY is a type of autonomous administrative division . ARGENTINAThe 1994 amendment of the Argentine Constitution granted Buenos Aires city, formerly a federal district (Capital Federal, English: "Federal Capital ") of Argentina
Argentina
, the status of AUTONOMOUS, and changed its formal name to AUTONOMOUS CITY OF BUENOS AIRES (Spanish : Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires). Another large city that is currently pressing for autonomy is Rosario , in Santa Fe Province
Santa Fe Province
. Rosario has nearly 1 million inhabitants (about 1.3 million counting its suburbs and nearby towns), and is usually disfavoured in the distribution of funds and resources, which disproportionately assigns more of its share to the much less populated provincial capital, Santa Fe
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Capital City
A CAPITAL CITY (or simply CAPITAL) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country , state , province , or other administrative region , usually as its seat of government . A capital is typically a city that physically encompasses the offices and meeting places of its respective government ; the status as capital is often designated by its law or constitution . In some jurisdictions , including several countries, the different branches of government are located in different settlements. In some cases, a distinction is made between the official (constitutional) capital and the seat of government, which is in another place. Capital cities that are also the prime economic, cultural, or intellectual centres of a nation or an empire are sometimes referred to as primate cities
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Federal Capital
A FEDERAL CAPITAL is a political entity, often a municipality or capital city , that enjoys status as a seat of government in a federal state . A federal capital is typically a city that physically encompasses the offices and meeting places of its respective government, where its location and relationship to subnational states are fixed by law or federal constitution . Federal capitals may or may not be considered states in themselves, and either exercise significant political autonomy from the federation or are directly ruled by the national government located within their premises, as federal districts . Examples of well-known federal capitals include Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
, which is not part of any U.S. state
U.S

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City
A CITY is a large human settlement . Cities generally have extensive systems for housing , transportation , sanitation , utilities , land use , and communication . Their density facilitates interaction between people, government organizations and businesses, sometimes benefiting different parties in the process. Historically, city-dwellers have been a small proportion of humanity overall, but following two centuries of unprecedented and rapid urbanization , roughly half of the world population now lives in cities, which has had profound consequences for global sustainability. Present-day cities usually form the core of larger metropolitan areas and urban areas - creating numerous commuters traveling towards city centers for employment, entertainment, and edification. However, in a world of intensifying globalization , all cities are in different degree also connected globally beyond these regions
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City State
A CITY-STATE is a sovereign state that consists of a city and its dependent territories. Historically, this included cities such as Rome , Athens
Athens
, Carthage
Carthage
, and the Italian city-states during the Renaissance
Renaissance
. Today only a handful of sovereign city-states exist, with some disagreement as to which are city-states. A great deal of consensus exists that the term properly applies to Singapore
Singapore
, Monaco , and Vatican City
Vatican City
. A number of other small states share similar characteristics, and therefore are sometimes also cited as modern city-states
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Community (administrative Division)
A community is an administrative division found in Belgium
Belgium
, Canada
Canada
, Georgia , Greece
Greece
, Iceland
Iceland
, Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago
, Wales
Wales
, and the League of Nations Class A mandates
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Autonomous Communities Of Spain
In Spain
Spain
, an AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY (Spanish : comunidad autónoma, Basque : autonomia erkidegoa, Catalan : comunitat autònoma, Galician : comunidade autónoma) is a first-level political and administrative division , created in accordance with the Spanish constitution of 1978 , with the aim of guaranteeing limited autonomy of the nationalities and regions that make up Spain. Spain
Spain
is not a federation , but a highly decentralized unitary state . While sovereignty is vested in the nation as a whole, represented in the central institutions of government, the nation has asymmetrically devolved power to the communities, which, in turn, exercise their right to self-government within the limits set forth in the constitution and their autonomous statutes. Some scholars have referred to the resulting system as a federal system in all but name or a "federation without federalism"
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Viscountcy
A VISCOUNT (/ˈvaɪkaʊnt/ ( listen ) VY-kownt , for male ) or VISCOUNTESS (/ˈvaɪkaʊntɪs/ , for female ) is a title used in certain European countries for a noble of varying status, but historically deemed to convey a lower-middling rank. In many countries a "viscount", and its historical equivalents, was a non-hereditary, administrative or judicial position, and did not develop into a hereditary title until much later. In the case of French viscounts, it is customary to leave the title untranslated as VICOMTE
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Non-metropolitan County
A NON-METROPOLITAN COUNTY, or colloquially, SHIRE COUNTY, is a county-level entity in England
England
that is not a metropolitan county . The counties typically have populations of 300,000 to 1.4 million. The term shire county is, however, an unofficial usage. Many of the non-metropolitan counties bear historic names and most end in the suffix "-shire " such as Wiltshire
Wiltshire
or Staffordshire
Staffordshire
. Of the remainder, some counties had the -shire ending and have lost it over time; such as Devon
Devon
and Somerset
Somerset
. " Shire county" is, strictly, a dual-language tautology since the French -derived "county " means the same as the older Anglo-Saxon word "shire "
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