What are ‘chartered cities’, and in which countries do they exist?
#96208. Asked by author. (May 31 08 12:05 PM)
A charter city is a city in which the governing system is defined by the city's own charter document rather than by state, provincial, regional or national laws. In locations where city charters are allowed by law, a city can adopt or modify its organizing charter by a majority vote of its residents. A charter gives a city's residents the flexibility to choose any kind of government structure allowed by law.
Here are two in Ethiopia: Addis Ababa & Dire Dawa.
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