Town FAQs:


Q: Is a town a human settlement larger than a village but smaller than a city?

A: Yes.

Q: Are towns only localities that contain an urban centre with a population greater than 200?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a town a built-up area that is not large enough to be considered a city?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a town similarly a division of the county?

A: Yes, but with less importance than in New England.

Q: Are towns Sha Tin, Tsuen Wan, Tuen Mun and Tseung Kwan O?

A: Yes, Tuen Mun was intended to be self-reliant, but was not successful and turned into a bedroom community like the other new towns.

Q: Is a town larger or more populated than a village and smaller than a city?

A: Yes.

Q: Are towns composed of a number of villages and communities called barangays with one barangay serving as the town center or poblacion?

A: Yes, and are juridically separate from cities, which are typically larger and more populous than, and which political and economic status are above that of, towns.

Q: Is a town an incorporated municipality?

A: Yes, that is, one with a charter received from the state, similar to a city , while in others, a town is unincorporated.

Q: Is a town districts of London?

A: Yes, as New Town is a district of Edinburgh – actually the Georgian centre.

Q: Were towns distinguished from villages in that they were the economic hub of a surrounding area?

A: Yes, and were usually larger and had more facilities.

Q: Are towns generally understood to be a township?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a town a municipality and a more important unit than the county?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a town an incorporated municipality similar to a city?

A: Yes, But while cities are by Virginia law independent of counties, towns are contained within counties.

Q: Are towns that they have fixed budget, population and land requirements to become as such, i.e?

A: Yes, from a barangay, or a cluster of such, to a town, or to become cities, i.e. from town to a city.

Q: Is a town defined as All places with a municipality?

A: Yes, and corporation, Cantonment Board etc.

Q: Are towns incorporated municipalities with populations of less than 4,00?

A: Yes, and ncorporated municipalities with populations of less than 4,000.

Q: Was a town divided into at least three wards?

A: Yes, and with two councilmen per ward serving staggered two-year terms, and one councilman at large, who also served a two-year term.

Q: Is a town employed either for old market towns?

A: Yes, or for settlements which have a town council, or for settlements which elsewhere would be classed a city, but which do not have the legal right to call themselves such.

Q: Is a town the municipality?

A: Yes, Every municipality, or town, in the country has a mayor and a vice mayor as well as local town officials.

Q: Is a town often used as a shorthand to refer to a Township?

A: Yes, and the two are not the same.

Q: Are towns known as "købstad" and they retain the exclusive right to the title even after the last vestiges of their privileges vanished through the reform of the local administration carried through in 1970?

A: Yes.