Urban township

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An urban township is a designation of a unit of local government in several countries.

United States[edit]

The term is called urban township Michigan, Minnesota and Ohio and urban town in Wisconsin. Generally, an urban township is afforded more local authority than that of a township and less than that of a city. Often, urban townships use this authority for greater economic development. (In Michigan, an urban township is different from a Charter township.) For more information on the specifics in each state, see the respective entries below:

Taiwan[edit]

In Taiwan, the urban township (Chinese: ; pinyin: zhèn) is an administrative division of a county. Currently there are 38 urban townships in Taiwan. Those urban townships are:

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