There are two types of local authorities, Municipalities and Communities, which are governed by separate laws. In principle, Municipalities constitute the form of local government in urban and tourist centres while Communities constitute the local structure in rural areas.

For a list of Municipalities and Communities please click on the following image.

And to read more about the local governance system in Cyprus please click on the image below.

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