Baladiyah

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

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

Arab countries[edit]

Sets[edit]

Specific set Note
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

Other[edit]

Turkish[edit]

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

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