Metropolitan aurie

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Densely populatit metropolitan aurie (Wastren Tokyo)

The term metropolitan aurie refers tae a region consistin o a densely populatit urban core an its less-populatit surroondin territories, sharin industry, infrastructur, an hoosin.[1] A metropolitan aurie uisually encompasses multiple jurisdictions an municipalities: neighborhuids, tounships, ceeties, suburbs, exurbs, coonties, an even states. As social, economic an poleetical institutions hae chyngit, metropolitan auries hae become key economic an poleetical regions.[2]

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  1. Squires, G. Ed. Urban Sprawl: Causes, Consequences, & Policy Responses. The Urban Institute Press (2002)
  2. Mark, M., Katz, B., Rahman, S., and Warren, D. MetroPolicy: Shaping A New Federal Partnership for a Metropolitan Nation. Brookings Institution: Metropolitan Policy Program Report. (2008). 4-103.