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Municipal Districts are Census subdivision used in Canada for the administration of rural areas including farmlands and unincorporated places such as hamlets. Municipal Districts are managed by elected councils, or in the case of special municipalities by councilors appointed by each province's Lieutenant Governor. Census subdivision is a Canadian political region organized by Statistics Canada and determined by the provinces. ... A detail of the engraving of Daniel Maclises 1842 painting The Play-scene in Hamlet, portraying the moment when the guilt of Claudius is revealed. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... In Canada, the lieutenant-governor (often without a hyphen, pronounced ), in French lieutenant-gouverneur (always with a hyphen), is the Queens, or Crown, representative in a province, much as the Governor General is her representative at the national level. ...

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District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2022 words)
In Alberta, the district (known as municipal districts) acts like a county or a city but not like the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and British Columbia, all districts and counties are part of census subdivisions of their respective census divisions.
A district ("amphoe") is a subdivision of a Province ("changwat") in Thailand.
A constituency with a representative in Congress is a congressional district.
Municipality - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article (823 words)
A municipality or "general-purpose district" (compare with: "special-purpose district") is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government.
In Portugal, a municipality (municĂ­pio) is subdivision of a district (distritos).
In the Republic of China on Taiwan, a municipality (直轄市 in Wade-Giles: chi-hsia-shih) is a city with equal status to a province: Taipei and Kaohsiung.
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