Baladiyah

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Baladiyah (Arabic : بلدية) is a type of Arabic administrative division that can be translated as "district", "sub-district" [1] or "municipality". [2] The plural is baladiyat (Arabic : بلديات). Grammatically, it is the feminine of بلدي "rural, country-, folk-".

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The Arabic term amanah (أمانة) is also used for "municipality". [3]

Arab countries

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Specific setNote
Communes of Algeria Refer to tertiary level administration divisions.
Municipalities of Lebanon Refer to tertiary level administration divisions.
Municipalities of Qatar Top level
Baladiyat of Libya Pre-1995 and post-2013
Municipalities of Damascus

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Turkish

In Turkish, the word belediye (definite accusative belediyesi), which is a loan from Arabic, means "municipality" or "city council".

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