Unlike the provinces of British ColumbiaOntario and Quebecwhich have two-tiered municipality systems, Nova Scotia has a one-tier system of municipalities  inclusive of four municipality types — regional municipalitiestowns, county municipalities and district municipalities. Of
Province of nova scotia tenders dating 50 municipalities, Nova Scotia has 3 regional municipalities, 26 towns, 9 county municipalities and 12 district municipalities.
It is Nova Scotia's largest municipality by population withProvince of nova scotia tenders dating as of the census and largest municipality by land area at 5, Regional municipalities are incorporated under the authority of section
Province of nova scotia tenders dating Nova Scotia's Municipal Government Act.
If the request is unanimous, the NSUARB commissions the preparation of a study to determine if the incorporation of "a regional municipality would be in the interests of the people of the county. Nova Scotia has three regional municipalities.
The largest regional municipality by population is Halifax, which the capital and largest municipality of Nova Scotia by population. Halifax is also the largest municipality Province of nova scotia tenders dating land area at 5, The Region of Municipality is Nova Scotia's smallest regional municipality both by population and land area at 10, residents and 2, A rural municipality in Nova Scotia provides local government Province of nova scotia tenders dating rural areas outside incorporated towns.
Rural municipalities were established in and are inclusive of county municipalities and district municipalities. District municipalities are within historical counties that were previously subdivided into districts, whereas county municipalities are within historical counties that were not previously subdivided into districts.
Nova Scotia's county municipalities originate from a historical system of 18 counties. The province had 12 county municipalities for over a century until the mids when 3 became regional municipalities.
Nova Scotia's largest county municipality by population is the Municipality of the County of Kings at 47, residents, while the largest by land area is the Municipality of the County of Cumberland at 4, The Municipality of the County of Victoria is the least populated county municipality at a population of 6, The Municipality of the County of Richmond is Nova
Province of nova scotia tenders dating smallest county municipality by land area at 1, Prior to the establishment of elected rural local government in Nova Scotia, 6 of the 18 historical counties were divided into districts for court sessional purposes.
Nova Scotia's largest and smallest district municipalities by population are Lunenburg and St. Halifax is Nova Scotia's capital and largest municipality by population. Nova Scotia has undergone reforms to local government since the mids, which has seen various municipalities amalgamate to form larger municipalities or dissolve into surrounding municipalities. Five towns have dissolved since and are now under the jurisdiction of their adjacent rural municipalities.
Canso dissolved on July 1, Province of nova scotia tenders dating become part of the Municipality of the District of Guysborough.
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