Municipalidad

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Municipalidad (Spanish pronunciation:  [munisipaliˈðað] ) is a Spanish term for municipality [1] used in many Latin American countries such as Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru , the Philippines, and Puerto Rico. It refers to the governing body of a particular territory and not to the territory, which is often referred to as "municipio"

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In Chile the territory governed is called a "comuna", which is the third-level administrative division of the country.

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  1. "English Translation of "municipalidad" | Collins Spanish-English Dictionary". www.collinsdictionary.com. Retrieved 2020-06-29.