Amanah (administrative subdivision)

Amanah (Arabic: أمانة) is an Arabic term used for mayoralty[1] or municipality.[2]

In some Arabic countries, the Amanah is the municipality of the capital.


  • Amanat Baghdad (أمانة بغداد)
  • Greater Amman Municipality (أمانة عمان الكبرى)
  • Municipality of the Holy City (أمانة العصمة المقدسة)
  • Sana Municipality (أمانة العاصمة)


  1. MEED. Economic East Economic Digest, Limited. 1971. p. 538.
  2. Sassen, Saskia (2009-09-30). Human Settlement Development - Volume IV. EOLSS Publications. p. 414. ISBN 9781848260474.
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