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

Sets

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

Turkish

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

See also


ar:بلدية