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This is a list of local government areas (LGAs) in Victoria, sorted by region. Also referred to as municipalities, the 79 Victorian LGAs are classified as cities (34), shires (38), rural cities (6) and boroughs (1). In general, an urban or suburban LGA is called a city and is governed by a City Council, while a rural LGA covering a larger rural area is usually called a shire and is governed by a Shire Council. Local councils have the same administrative functions and similar political structures, regardless of their classification. The sorting of LGAs into regions is for presentation purposes only, and has no legal or administrative significance.


Greater Melbourne





Regional Victoria





Barwon South West





Grampians





Gippsland





Hume





Loddon Mallee





See also


*Government of Australia *Australian Local Government Association *Municipal Association of Victoria


References





External links


*
Victorian Local Governance Association
{{Politics of Australia * Local government areas