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A municipality or general-purpose district (see also: special-purpose district) is an administrative region generally composed of a clearly defined area and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. Municipalities are not necessarily the same as townships. In most countries, this is the smallest administrative subdivision that has its own democratically elected representative leadership.

See also: Mayor, Mayor-council government, Council-manager government, Political science, Special-purpose district, Subnational entity



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