Local Government Area


Local Government Area

A Local Government Area is an administrative division of a country that a local government is responsible for. The size of an LGA varies by country but it is generally a subdivision of a state, province, division, or territory.

Local Government Area is an official designation in Australia, The Gambia, and Nigeria.

The phrase is used as a generalised description within United Kingdom legislation to describe such areas whose actual status can be unequal (e.g. boroughs, counties and cities) and in different countries within the United Kingdom.


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