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megalopolis

A densely populated urban area that sprawls across two or more large, independent cities. The photo is a nighttime satellite image showing population concentrations in megalopolis areas in the United States.

Examples include the Bos-Wash megalopolis from Boston to Washington,D.C., with an estimated population in excess of 41 million people; Chi-Pitts from Chicago to Pittsburgh; and San- San from San Francisco to San Diego. The largest megalopolis in the world is the 1,200-mile Taiheiyo Belt in Japan.

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Megapolis, with a direct store delivery system reaching over 150,000 points of sale, handles some 70% of the Russian cigarettes distribution market.
15 June 2011 - Russian major tobacco distributor Megapolis has reportedly hired Credit Suisse (VTX:CSGN), JP Morgan (NYSE:JPM), Deutsche Bank (ETR:DBK), Renaissance Capital, Troika Dialog and Sberbank (MCX:SBER03) to arrange its proposed listing on the bourse in London.
For the problems discussed in the article, the most important is the process of the city's transformation into the megapolis.
Photographer Fahim Siddiqi, whose images selected for the Photo Essay highlight the importance of wall chalking as footnotes from a people on the margins of the megapolis.
In an interview with the private news channel NTV, Guler said that a large-scale operation was launched in the Turkish megapolis overnight against illegal organizations and police raided nearly 60 hideouts.
In a voice that is completely assured of itself, Farzana Doctor weaves a tale of new and old immigrants in the impersonal and impervious megapolis that is Toronto.
The American banking company and Warburg Pincus are in talks with India-based Ansal API to pick up a 15% stake in Ansal API's Dadri Megapolis project.
They may have to replace Megapolis, which is very strong and has a huge experience working with relatively cheap products.
y sienten) rechazo a veces inconsciente a las ciudades, estas megapolis que desalojan el mundo natural y van aislando al hombre del seno de su verdadero mundo" (Los poetas de los Lares, 1965).
If you're not one of the three million people expected to flee this sprawling megapolis this Labor Day weekend, don't despair.
Megapolis scale centres and experimental structural systems, from Frei Otto cables and nets, to Ulrich Muther and Gerhard Lehmann's concrete shell hyperbolic paraboloids, show an equal enthusiasm for the Modernist zeitgeist regardless of political ideology.
Es valido pretender conocer los procesos de cambio de nuestros paises tercermundistas, que ademas de estar multideterminados obedecen a decisiones de poder, tomadas fuera de los ambitos a nuestro alcance, generalmente en el corazon de las megapolis economicas surgidas de la expansion de los mercados financieros?