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City - Wikipedia

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City

A city is a large and permanent human settlement. Although there is no agreement on how a city is distinguished from a town in general English language ...

What is the difference between a town and a city? | Reference.com

www.reference.com/geography/difference-between-town-city-3fac131a417e7a77

In the United States, the government legally defines a city, and a town is simply a community with no official legal government standing. Each country legally ...

What is the minimum population for a city? | Reference.com

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The minimum population required to constitute a city differs between countries. In the United States, an urban area is defined as a settlement where 2500 or ...

What makes a city a city - and does it really matter anyway? | Cities ...

www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/may/08/what-makes-city-tech-garden-smart-redefine

May 8, 2014 ... In this dizzying world of tech cities, garden cities and smart cities, perhaps it's time to redefine what it means to be a city at all.

City | Definition of City by Merriam-Webster

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Define city: a place where people live that is larger or more important than a town : an area where many people live and work — city in a sentence.

What Is a City? What Is Urbanization? - Population Reference Bureau

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News reports on the subject frequently rephrased this development slightly to say that half of the global population now lives in "cities" and illustrated articles ...

What is a city, anyway? | CityMetric

www.citymetric.com/what-city-anyway

Aug 4, 2014 ... Okay, there's a question we're going to be wrestling with a lot at CityMetric. I'm not saying we're going to answer it any time soon, but the least ...

What Is a City? - The Atlantic

www.theatlantic.com/video/index/380650/what-is-a-city/

Sep 23, 2014 ... Physicists Geoffrey West and Luis Bettencourt of the Santa Fe Institute have looked at data from cities around the world to try to understand ...

City - definition of city by The Free Dictionary

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A center of population, commerce, and culture; a town of significant size and importance. 2. a. An incorporated municipality in the United States with definite ...

What Is a City? - CityLab

www.citylab.com/design/2014/09/what-is-a-city/380656/

Sep 23, 2014 ... Physicists Geoffrey West and Luis Bettencourt of the Santa Fe Institute have looked at data from cities around the world to try to understand ...