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A megalopolis is defined as an extensive metropolitan area or a long chain of continuous metropolitan areas. The term was first used in the United States by Jean Gottmann in 1957, to describe the huge urban area along the Eastern seaboard of the U.S. from Boston, Massachusetts to Washington, D.C. According to Gottmann, it resulted from changes in work and social habits. See also: BosWash, ChiPitts, Quebec City-Windsor Corridor, SanSan, and Bajalta California. A megalopolis is also frequently a megacity, or a metropolitan area with a total population in excess of 10 million people. Metropolitan area in Western Tokyo as seen from Tokyo Tower A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or... Jean Gottmann (October 10, 1915 – February 28, 1994) was a French geographer who was most widely known for coining the term megalopolis to describe the condition of the Boston-Washington corridor. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1 Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area    - City 232. ... Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: Federal District District of Columbia Mayor Anthony A. Williams (D) City Council Chairperson: Linda W. Cropp (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2: Jack Evans... The BosWash or Bosnywash or Boshington or simply Northeast megalopolis is the name for a group of metropolitan areas in the northeastern United States, extending from Boston, MA to Washington, D.C., including Providence, RI, Hartford, CT, New Haven, CT, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, and Baltimore, MD. The geographic... The ChiPitts, or Great Lakes megalopolis is the name for a group of metropolitan areas in the Great Lakes region or Midwest of the United States along with Western Pennsylvania and Western New York, extending from Pittsburgh to Chicago and linked by economics, transport, and communications. ... Quebec City-Windsor Corridor. ... California Population Density Map Population-density map of SanSan The SanSan megalopolis is a name for a chain of metropolitan areas in western California along the coast extending from San Francisco to San Diego. ... Bajalta California is the urban complex straddling the United States-Mexico border at the Pacific Ocean. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Megalopolis (term). ... Metropolitan area in Western Tokyo as seen from Tokyo Tower A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or...


An example of a developing megalopolis is the area of Texas stretching from the Dallas Metro Area south to Houston, east to Lake Charles, Louisiana, and north to the ShreveportBossier CityTexarkana and Oklahoma City areas, which currently has a population of about 13.5 million people, which grew a staggering 68.4% between 1990 and 2000. For other uses, see Texas (disambiguation). ...      Nickname: Big D Location in the state of Texas Country United States State Texas Counties Dallas, Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall Mayor Laura Miller Area    - City 997. ... Nickname: Space City Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Mayor Bill White Area    - City 1,558 km²  (601. ... named, see Lake Charles (body of water). ... Nickname: Port City, Ratchet City(a reference to the citys wildly popular hip-hop dance), River City Motto: City of Shreveport 1836 Location in the state of Louisiana. ... Bossier City is a city located in Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA. As of the 2000 Census, the city had a total population of 56,461. ... The famous post office on state line in Texarkana TX/AR Texarkana is a city located in Bowie County, Texas and is situated in East Texas. ... Nickname: Capital of the New Century, OKC, O-City Location in Oklahoma County and the state of Oklahoma. ...


Megalopolis is used in urban studies as a term to link the CMSAs of Boston, New Haven (Urban Connecticut), New York City, New Jersey (Camden, Hoboken, Jersey City, Newark, Paterson, and Trenton), Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Urban Studies is the scientific discipline that studies all aspects of cities, their suburbs, and other urban areas. ... In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas, which are organized around county boundaries. ... Nickname: The Elm City Location in Connecticut Coordinates: Counties New Haven County Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. ... Nickname: Big Apple, City that never Sleeps, Gotham Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613 Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... The City of Camden is the county seat of Camden County, New Jersey in the United States. ... Map of New Jersey highlighting Hoboken Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ... Location of Jersey City within New Jersey. ... Nickname: The Brick City Map of Newark in Essex County Coordinates: County Essex Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836 Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Area    - City 67. ... The skyline of Paterson, New Jersey, showing the canyon of the Passaic River in the foreground. ... Nickname: Trent, T-Town Location of Trenton inside of Mercer County Coordinates: Country United States State New Jersey County Mercer County Founded circa 1719 Mayor Douglas H. Palmer Area    - City 21. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Nickname: Monument City, Charm City, Mob Town, B-more, Balmerr,Bodymore, Murderland Motto: The Greatest City in America (formerly The City That Reads; Get In On It is not the citys motto, but rather the advertising slogan of the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association; BELIEVE is not the...


The PittsburghChicago Corridor is an Urban Studies term that describes the area running through the Rust Belt from the Mid-Atlantic States to the Western Great Lakes region. Within this megalopolis, the Steel City Corridor ideally describes the area connecting Cleveland to Pittsburgh via Youngstown and Warren, Ohio, and SharonFarrellNew Castle, Pennsylvania. Historically, these areas are known as the Steel Valleys (along the Mahoning and Shenango rivers). Pittsburgh redirects here. ... This article is about Illinois largest city. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Manufacturing Belt, highlighted in red The Rust Belt, a term coined from Manufacturing Belt, is an area in parts of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States of America. ... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ... The Great Lakes from space The Great Lakes are a group of five large lakes in North America on or near the Canada-United States border. ... Nickname: The Forest City Motto: Progress and Prosperity Location in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio County Cuyahoga Founded 1796 Incorporated 1836 Mayor Frank G. Jackson (D) Area    - City 82. ... Location within the state of Ohio Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Mahoning Mayor Jay Williams (I) Area    - City 34. ... Warren is a city in Trumbull County, Ohio, United States. ... Sharon is a city in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, in the United States, 75 miles (121 km) northwest of Pittsburgh. ... Farrell is a city located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. ... New Castle is a city in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, 50 miles (80 km) northwest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; in 1910, the total population was 36,280; in 1920, 44,938; and in 1940, 47,638. ... Mahoning River is a river located in eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania. ... The Shenango River, flowing from the dam of Shenango River Lake in Mercer County, Pennsylvania The Shenango River is a principal tributary of the Beaver River, about 100 mi (160 km) long,[1] in western Pennsylvania in the United States. ...


Well developed megalopolises worldwide include:

Less clear or potential megalopolises include: Location of Rio de Janeiro Coordinates: Country Brazil Region Southeast State Rio de Janeiro Mayor Cesar Maia (PFL) Area    - City 1,260 km² Population    - City (2005) 5,613,000 [1]  - Density 4,781/km²  - Metro 11,620,000 [2] Time zone UTC-3 (UTC-3) Website: www. ... Motto: Non ducor, duco (Latin: I am not led, I lead) Administrative division of the city Country Brazil Region Southeast State São Paulo Mayor Gilberto Kassab (PFL) Area    - City 1,522. ... Government Country   State Brazil   São Paulo Geographical characteristics Area Total 797. ... Volta Redonda is the name of a city in the Rio de Janeiro state with 182,8 km² of area, located from 350m to 707m from the sea level and with a population of 220. ... Campos dos Goytacazes is a municipality and city located in the northern area of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, with a population of approximately 390,000 inhabitants, being the largest municipality of the state. ... Juiz de Fora is a city in the southeast of Minas Gerais, Brazil close to the state border with Rio de Janeiro. ... The Taiheiyo Belt(太平洋ベルト) (Japanese: Pacific Belt) is the name for the continuous urbanization (aka megalopolis) in Japan extending from Tochigi Prefecture in the north all the way to Fukuoka Prefecture in the south, running for almost 1,200 km. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: BÄ›ijÄ«ng; IPA: ), a metropolis in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ...   (Chinese: ; pinyin: TiānjÄ«n; Postal map spelling: Tientsin) is one of the four municipalities of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Tangshan (Chinese: 唐山市; Pinyin: Tángshān shì) is a prefecture-level city in Hebei province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh) is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Jakarta (also Djakarta or DKI Jakarta), formerly known as Sunda Kelapa, Jayakarta and Batavia is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. ... Puncak pass area, looking north towards Bogor over extensive tea plantations Bogor is a city in West Java with a population of approximately 800,000 people in CBD area and 2,000,000 in suburban area, bringing a total of 3 million population. ... Map of Tangerang Tangerang is a city 20 kilometers west of Jakarta, Indonesia. ... Bekasi is city to the east of Jakarta, Indonesia. ... Bandung is also the name of a Malaysian drink. ... Nickname: the City of Azaleas Government Official Website City of Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou Capital District Xinyi Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 16 of 25 271. ... Nickname: The Harbor City (港都) Coordinates: Country  Republic of China(Taiwan) Region Southern Taiwan Capital Linya Dist(苓雅區) Mayor [[]](陳菊) (Acting) Area    - City 153. ... Incheon Metropolitan City is a metropolitan city and major seaport on the west coast of South Korea, near Seoul. ... Seoul (Sŏul[1] 서울)   is the capital and largest city of South Korea (Republic of Korea). ... Daejeon Metropolitan City is a metropolitan city in the centre of South Korea, and the capital of South Chungcheong Province. ... Daegu, also spelled Taegu, officially called Daegu Metropolitan City, is the 4th largest city in South Korea after Seoul, Busan, and Incheon. ... Pusan redirects here. ... Nickname: La Ciudad de los Palacios Country Mexico State Federal District Founded (as Tenochtitlan) 1325 Head of Government Marcelo Ebrard Area    - City 1,479 1 km² Elevation 2,240 m Population    - City (2005) 8,720,916  - Density 5,741/km² Time zone Central Time zone (UTC-6) 1 Area of... For the capital of India, see New Delhi. ... New Delhi   (Hindi: , Punjabi: , Urdu: ‎) is an urban area within the metropolis of Delhi, and the capital city of the Republic of India, as well as the seat of the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Riverside is a name common to a number of cities and counties. ... San Bernardino may refer to: Guatemala San Bernardino, Suchitepéquez Italy San Bernardo alle Terme Paraguay San Bernardino, Paraguay San Bernardino District Philippines San Bernardino Strait Switzerland San Bernardino, Graubünden San Bernardino (road tunnel) San Bernardino Pass United States San Bernardino, California San Bernardino County, California San Bernardino Valley... Look up orange in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Ventura is the name of several places in the United States of America: Ventura, California Ventura, Iowa Ventura County, California Ventura may also refer to one of the following people: Charlie Ventura, American band leader Jean-Baptiste Ventura (ca. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Americas Finest City Location Location of San Diego within San Diego County Coordinates , Government County San Diego Mayor City Attorney         City Council District One District Two District Three District Four District Five District Six District Seven District Eight Jerry Sanders (R) Michael Aguirre Scott Peters Kevin... For a quick link, please see the city of Santa Barbara, California. ... Imperial is a term that is used to describe something that relates to an Empire, Emperor, or the concept of Imperialism. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... Downtown Los Angeles Skyline Southern California, also colloquially referred to as SoCal, is an informal name for the megalopolis and nearby desert that occupies the southern-most quarter of the U.S. state of California. ...   (IPA: [] Bengali: কলকাতা) (formerly  ) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. ... Asansol is an important industrial city in the state of West Bengal, India and the third largest city in West Bengal, after Kolkata and Howrah. ... Mumbai (Marathi: मुंबई, IPA: ), formerly known as Bombay, is the capital of the state of Maharashtra, and the most populous city of India, also it is the most populous city in the world with an estimated population of about 13 million (as of 2006). ... Puṇe (IPA: , Marathi: पुणे) is a city located in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. ... Lagos (pron. ... Ibadan (Èbá-Ọdàn), reputed to be the largest indigenous city in Africa south of the Sahara, is the capital of Ọyọ State. ... Cotonou, population 536,827 (1992), is the seat of government of Benin, though the official capital is Porto-Novo. ... Porto-Novo, population 179,138 (1992), is the official capital of Benin. ... Location of Abeokuta in Nigeria Abeokuta is a city of southwest Nigeria, situated at , on the Ogun river, 64 miles north of Lagos by railway, or 81 miles by water. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... When used by itself in a sentence, the term Hartford can refer to one of several places in the United States. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Nickname: The Brick City Map of Newark in Essex County Coordinates: County Essex Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836 Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Area    - City 67. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Cradle of Liberty, the City That Loves You Back, the Quaker City, The Birthplace of America Motto: Philadelphia maneto - Let brotherly love continue Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor... Wilmington is the name of several places in the United States of America, United Kingdom, and Australia: // USA Wilmington, California Wilmington, Delaware Wilmington Manor, Delaware Wilmington Island, Georgia Wilmington, Greene County, Illinois South Wilmington, Illinois Wilmington, Massachusetts Wilmington Township, Minnesota Wilmington, New York Wilmington, North Carolina Wilmington, Ohio Wilmington Township... Flag Seal Nickname: Monument City, Charm City, Mob Town, B-more Motto: Get In On It (formerly The City That Reads and The Greatest City in America; BELIEVE is not the official motto but rather a specific campaign) Location Location of Baltimore in Maryland Coordinates , Government Country State County United... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... The geographical western hemisphere of Earth, highlighted in yellow. ... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ... Green Bay is the county seat of Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... This article is about Milwaukee in Wisconsin. ... This article is about Illinois largest city. ... The Indianapolis skyline Indianapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Indiana. ... Grand Rapids is the name of several places in the United States of America: Grand Rapids, Michigan Grand Rapids, Minnesota Grand Rapids, Ohio Grand Rapids, Wisconsin is the former name of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin Grand Rapids is also the name of a town in Canada: Grand Rapids, Manitoba. ... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... Nickname: The City of Roses Motto: The river and the land sustain us. ... Fort Wayne was the name of at least two historic forts in the United States of America; one of these gave its name to Fort Wayne, Indiana. ... Nickname: The Glass City Location in the state of Ohio Country United States State Ohio County Lucas Mayor Carty Finkbeiner (D) Area    - City 217. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Nickname: The Arch City The Discovery City Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area    - City 550. ... Cincinnati, Ohio viewed from the SW, across the Ohio River from Kentucky. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... Nickname: The Flagship City Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: County Erie County Founded 1795 Mayor Joseph Sinnott Area    - City 72. ... Nickname: City of Good Neighbors, Queen City, City of Light Location of Buffalo in New York State County Erie County Mayor Byron Brown Area    - City 136. ... Nickname: Ambitious City, Steeltown, The Hammer Motto: Together Aspire - Together Achieve Location in the province of Ontario, Canada Coordinates: Country  Province Canada  Ontario Incorporated June 9, 1846 [1] Mayor Fred Eisenberger City Council Hamilton City Council Representatives MPs and MPPs Area    - City 1,138. ... The ChiPitts, or Great Lakes megalopolis is the name for a group of metropolitan areas in the Great Lakes region or Midwest of the United States along with Western Pennsylvania and Western New York, extending from Pittsburgh to Chicago and linked by economics, transport, and communications. ... Nickname: The Forest City Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario County Middlesex County Settled 1826 (as village) Incorporated 1855 (as city) City Mayor Anne Marie DeCicco-Best Governing Body London City Council MPs Sue Barnes (LPC) Glen Pearson (LPC) Irene Mathyssen (NDP) Joe Preston (CPC) MPPs Chris Bentley (OLP) Deb Matthews... Tillsonburg, Ontario is a town in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Ingersoll (2001 population 10,977) is a town in Oxford County on the Thames River in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... Woodstock (2005 population: 34,000) is a city and the county seat of Oxford County in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... Motto: Ex industria prosperitas (Latin: Prosperity through industry) Location of Kitchener in the Waterloo Region Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Mayor Carl Zehr Area    - City km²  - Land 136. ... The City of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada is the smallest of the three cities in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, and is adjacent to the larger city of Kitchener. ... For the electoral district, see Cambridge (electoral district). ... Brantford (2001 population 86,417)[2] is a city located on the Grand River in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... Nickname: Ambitious City, Steeltown, The Hammer Motto: Together Aspire - Together Achieve Location in the province of Ontario, Canada Coordinates: Country  Province Canada  Ontario Incorporated June 9, 1846 [1] Mayor Fred Eisenberger City Council Hamilton City Council Representatives MPs and MPPs Area    - City 1,138. ... Motto: Pride in our past, Faith in our future Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Region Peel Established 1974 City Mayor Hazel McCallion Governing Body Mississauga City Council MPs Navdeep Singh Bains, Albina Guarnieri, Wajid Khan, Omar Alghabra, Paul Szabo MPPs Bob Delaney, Vic Dhillon, Peter Fonseca, Tim Peterson, Harinder Takhar... Nickname: Flower City Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Region Peel Incorporation 1853 (village)   1873 (town)   1974 (city) Mayor Susan Fennell Governing Body Brampton City Council (click for members) MPs Navdeep Bains, Colleen Beaumier, Ruby Dhalla, Gurbax Malhi MPPs Vic Dhillon, Linda Jeffrey, Kuldip Kular Area    - City 266. ... Vaughan (2006 population 245,000)[2] is a city in York Region north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... Oshawa (estimated 2004 population 150 000; metropolitan population 296 298) is a city on Lake Ontario located approximately 60 km east of downtown Toronto in Ontario, Canada. ... Whitby (2004 population 110,000) is a town located east of Toronto on the north shore of Lake Ontario, and is the seat of Durham Region, Ontario, Canada. ... Motto: The People are the City, Barrie Means Business (advertising campaign) Location of Barrie, Ontario Coordinates: Country Province Canada Ontario Established (town) 1837 Established (city) 1853 Mayor Robert J. Hamilton Council Barrie City Council MPP Joe Tascona (PCO) MP Patrick Brown (CPC) Area    - City km² Elevation 76 m  (249. ... Nickname: The Electric City Map of Ontario with Peterborough indicated with a red dot Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario County Peterborough County Established 1819 - Scotts Plains Incorporated as town 1850 - Peterborough Incorporated as city July 1, 1905 Mayor Sylvia Sutherland MP Dean Del Mastro (CPC) MPP Jeff Leal (OLP... Cobourg (2001 population 17,172) is a town some 75 km east of Toronto. ... Niagara Falls, Ontario from Niagara Falls State Park in winter Location of Niagara Falls in the Niagara Region Niagara Falls, Ontario (2001 population 78,815) is a city on the Niagara River, in the Golden Horseshoe region. ... Niagara Falls, New York, Rainbow Bridge and the American Falls from Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls, Ontario. ... Nickname: City of Good Neighbors, Queen City, City of Light Location of Buffalo in New York State County Erie County Mayor Byron Brown Area    - City 136. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages None Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total... This article is about the U.S. state. ... The Greater Toronto Area (called the GTA by local residents) is the largest metropolitan area in Canada. ... The census divisions that constitute the original Golden Horseshoe appear in red on the map. ... Categories: South Africa stubs | Provinces of South Africa | Gauteng Province ... City motto: Unity in Development Province Gauteng Mayor Amos Masondo Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ... City motto: Praestantia Praevaleat Pretoria (May Pretoria Be Pre-eminent In Excellence) Province Gauteng Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ... The Vaal Triangle is a triangular area of land formed by Vereeniging, Vanderbijlpark and Sasolburg - three small cities that together comprise a substantial urban complex in South Africa. ... Chicagoland is an informal name for the Chicago metropolitan area, used by local residents, businesses, governments, and planning agencies. ... The Milwaukee–Racine–Waukesha metropolitan area is an urban area that the U.S. Census Bureau defines as a Combined Statistical Area centered around the city of Milwaukee and had a population of roughly 1. ... Nickname: Mad Town or Mad City Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin Municipality City Incorporated 1848 Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Area    - City 136. ... Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County, Illinois, USA. Traditionally referred to as The Forest City, Rockford is classified as a mid-sized city as it has 150,115 residents, while the metro area has 320,204 residents (2000 Census). ... Location in the state of Indiana Coordinates: County St. ...

The Blue Banana (also known as the Hot Banana) is a discontinuous corridor of urbanisation in Western Europe. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... Satellite view of the English Channel The English Channel (French: La Manche (IPA: ), the sleeve) is the part of the Atlantic Ocean that separates the island of Great Britain from northern France and joins the North Sea to the Atlantic. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Region ÃŽle-de-France Department Paris (75) Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Mayor Bertrand Delanoë  (PS) (since 2001) City Statistics Land area¹ 86. ... The Rhein-Ruhr Area in Germany, ranks among the large metropolitan areas in the world, estimated at about 12 million people[citation needed] - 1,699/km². It spreads from the Ruhr area megalopolis in the north to the urban areas of the cities of Düsseldorf, Wuppertal, and Cologne in... Milan (Italian: Milano; Lombard: Milán (listen)) is the main city of northern Italy, located in the plains of Lombardy. ... Map of Pearl River Delta (details) The Pearl River Delta (PRD, Chinese: 珠江三角洲; Mandarin Pinyin: ZhÅ« Jiāng SānjiÇŽozhōu; Cantonese IPA: ; Jyutping: zyu1 gong1 saam1 gok3 zau1), China, occupies the low-lying areas alongside the Pearl River estuary where the river flows into the South China Sea. ... Guangdong, often spelt as Kwangtung, is a province on the south coast of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Guangzhou is the capital and the sub-provincial city of Guangdong Province in southern mainland China. ... Shenzhen (Sham Chun or Shamchun in old documents) is a sub-provincial city of Guangdong province in southern China, located at the border with the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. ... Zhuhai waterfront Zhuhai Campus of Zhongshan University Zhuhai (Chinese: 珠海; Pinyin: ; lit. ... Dongguan (Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in central Guangdong province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Foshan (Chinese: 佛山; Hanyu Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in central Guangdong province, Peoples Republic of China. ... The Sino-British Restaurant, a renovated building along Changdi Middle road in the waterfront district. ... Zhaoqing (肇庆) is a prefecture-level city of Guangdong province in southern China. ... Huizhou (Simplified Chinese: 惠州; Pinyin: ) is a prefecture-level city in Guangdong province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Statue of Sun Yat-sen in Sunwen Memorial Park. ... A foreign worker (cf expatriate), is a person who works in a country other than the one of which he or she is a citizen. ... Yangtze River Delta The Yangtze River Delta (Chinese 长江三角洲/長江三角洲 chángjiāng sānjiÇŽozhōu) or Yangtze Delta, generally comprises the triangular-shaped territory of Shanghai, southern Jiangsu province and northern Zhejiang province. ... Jiangsu (Simplified Chinese: 江苏; Traditional Chinese: 江蘇; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Chiang-su; Postal System Pinyin: Kiangsu) is a province of the Peoples Republic of China, located along the east coast of the country. ... Zhejiang (also spelled Chehkiang or Chekiang) is an eastern coastal province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Shanghai (Chinese: ; pinyin:  ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is the largest city of the Peoples Republic of China and the eighth largest in the world. ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ...   (Chinese: ; pinyin: Hángzhōu; Postal map spelling: Hangchow) is a sub-provincial city in China and the capital of Zhejiang province. ... Ningbo (Simplified Chinese: 宁波; Traditional Chinese: 寧波; pinyin: Níngbō; Wade-Giles: Ning-po; literally Tranquil Waves) is a seaport sub-provincial city with a population of 800,000 in northeastern Zhejiang province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Nantong (Chinese: 南通; Hanyu Pinyin: ; former names: Nan-tung, Nantung, Tungzhou, or Tungchow) is a prefecture-level city in Jiangsu province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Suzhou (Simplified Chinese: 苏州; Traditional Chinese: 蘇州; pinyin: SÅ«zhōu; Wade-Giles: Su-chou; sometimes seen transliterated as Su-chow, Suchow, or Soochow) is a famous city on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and on the shores of Lake Taihu in the province of Jiangsu, China. ... For the prefecture-level city in Jiangsu province, see Taizhou, Jiangsu. ... For the prefecture-level city in Zhejiang province, see Taizhou, Zhejiang. ... 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The I-85 Corridor is a multi-state region that follows I-85 across the Southeastern U.S. It includes several metropolitan areas: the Atlanta metropolitan area, The SC Upstate, Asheville, Charlotte metropolitan area, The NC Piedmont Triad, The NC Triangle, and Richmond-Petersburg. ... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ... See also Raleigh, North Carolina and Sir Walter Raleigh. ... Durham skyline Nickname: City of Medicine Official website: http://www. ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina (IPA: ), is a city in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Winston-Salem is a city located in Forsyth County, North Carolina. ... Charlotte (also known as candle stick) is a figure skating grace move - one of the spirals, where the skater is bended and glides on its one leg with the other one lifted to the air. ... 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