Municipal seat

A municipal seat or cabecera municipal is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a municipality or civil parish with other villes or towns subordinated. The term is used in Brazil, Colombia,[1] Mexico, Guatemala and Venezuela, countries of Latin-America.

Other variations

In Ecuador is assigned as Canton seat, in Argentina is named Department seat.

See also


  1. DANE Government of Colombia, January 29, 2017.

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