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urban area

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(Human Geography) (in population censuses) a city area considered as the inner city plus built-up environs, irrespective of local body administrative boundaries
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Noun1.urban area - a geographical area constituting a city or townurban area - a geographical area constituting a city or town
megalopolis - a very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns)
conurbation, sprawl, urban sprawl - an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
common, commons, green, park - a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; "they went for a walk in the park"
municipality - an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government
new town - a planned urban community created in a rural or undeveloped area and designed to be self-sufficient with its own housing and education and commerce and recreation
barrio - an urban area in a Spanish-speaking country
rural area, country - an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"
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Director anti-corruption formed a raiding team which conducted raid at Urban Area police station and caught ASI Riaz Rajjer receiving Rs50,000 as bribe from complainant Haji Imdad Ali.
The overall urban area performance index mean score is 55.2, implying acceptable performance by all the six urban areas in service delivery, friendly investment environment and prudent use of resources.
Lahat ng bagay dito binibili mo eh [The urban area in general is affected by inflation.
To confirm this surprising result, Chart 5 shows a "box-and-whisker" plot of the distribution of the share of goods-producing employment from 2000 to 2014 by urban area size.
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Phnom Penh with more than a million people remains the only major urban area in the country.
Dear Sir, Your editorial (Post, May 20) rightly asserts that the vast majority of up to 445,000 new homes planned for the West Midlands region should be built in our towns and cities rather than green belt and countryside, but it misses the fundamental point of why the expansion should occur in urban areas rather than why it shouldn't be in the countryside.
In fiscal year 2007, DHS provided approximately $1.7 billion to states and urban areas through its Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism or other catastrophic events.
We organized articles by the size of urban area in the following classes: Large Urban Areas that include urban areas with populations that exceed 500,000 persons; Middle Size Urban Areas that include urban areas with populations between 50,000 and 500,000 persons; and Small Urban Areas, those with populations that are between 10,000 and 50,000 persons (see Table 2).

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