Municipal council

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A municipal council (also a municipal parliament ) can be found as a body in municipal matters (and also as a designation of its members) in almost all states. Generally, the chairperson is a community leader ( mayor ).

Depending on the status of the community it is also called the city council , local, market town rat and the like.

The municipal councils developed from the medieval city ​​councils , which as a rule only represented the elite of the bourgeoisie and were only elected by them.

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as an institution of cities