Metropolitan Area

A metropolitan area, metro area or metro is a region consisting of a densely populated urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories, sharing industry, infrastructure, and housing. A metropolitan area usually comprises multiple jurisdictions and municipalities: neighborhoods, townships, cities, exurbs, counties, and even states. As social, economic and political institutions have changed, metropolitan areas have become key economic and political regions.

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Salt Lake City Metropolitan Area
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Lima, Ohio Metropolitan Area - History
... The Lima metropolitan area was first defined in 1950 ... Then known as the Lima Standard Metropolitan Area (Lima SMA), it consisted of a single county – Allen – and had a population of 88,183 ... and Budget) in 1959, the Lima SMA became the Lima Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (Lima SMSA) ...
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... The Lower Danube metropolitan area or Galați-Brăila metropolitan area is a proposed metropolitan area project ...
Metropolitan Area - Megalopolis
... Megalopolis consists of the group of North American metropolitan areas surrounding the Great Lakes region within the Midwestern United States, Southern Ontario, and parts of Pennsylvania, New York, and Quebec ... that by 2030 up to 1 billion people will live in China's urban areas ... megalopolises in Europe are the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region (pop ...
Culture Of Buffalo, New York - Cityscape - Standard of Living
... and Cleveland however the median household income for the metropolitan area is $57,000 ... This, in part, has led to the Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area having the most affordable housing market in the U.S ... HOI) noted that nearly 90% of the new and existing homes sold in the metropolitan area during the second quarter were affordable to families making the area's ...

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