In a state law context, some U.S. state codes define „municipality” more widely, from the state itself to any political subdivisions given jurisdiction over an area that may include multiple populated places and unpopulated places.
Types of municipalities within Canada include cities, district municipalities, municipal districts, municipalities, parishes, rural municipalities, towns, townships, villages, and villes among others. The Province of Ontario has different tiers of municipalities, including lower, upper, and single tiers.
Here, the „LGA Structure covers only incorporated areas of Australia. Incorporated areas are legally designated parts of states and territories over which incorporated local governing bodies have responsibility.”