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