Centralized government


Centralized government

A centralized government is the form of government in which power is concentrated in a central authority to which local governments are subject. Centralization occurs both geographically and politically.

Characteristics

A centralized government is characterized in which the local governments are designated by the central Government of the country, like the local administrative authorities. In this type of republic unlike a federal republic, local legislative assemblies do not exist.

Nearly any government can be said to centralize their power to a degree. The term is applied to governments that vest limited authority to its subjects and often used in comparative terms, such as "highly centralized government" or "weakly centralized government".

ee also

*Centralization
*Decentralization
*Government
*List of forms of government
*Comparative government
*Countries by system of government


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