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Guides: Types of Government

Last Updated: Monday September 12 2005 14:44 GMT

Regional or local

Lord Mayor David Howard before the start of the Lord Mayor's Show
This is a government or council that controls a smaller area within a country.

Some local governments have very limited powers and are mainly controlled by the central government.

Others are powerful enough to make their own laws, like individual states in the USA.

Guide to Types of Government

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