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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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The megapolis embraces the spaces of all characteristics (2), yet, actually, by considering the open street perspectives and vast monotonous suburbs, it may be pointed out that openness manifests itself more frequently.
According to several regional dealers, Megapolis' local representatives have contacted them, urging them not to panic, and that the contract [to distribute the products of the new company] will remain valid for Megapolis.
Sprawling across 2,504 acres, Sushant Megapolis is well- connected with Delhi and other important commercial centers through expressways and highways.
Megapolis Trading Company will be given the right to license independent Russian retailers under the IGA banner, as well as exclusive distribution rights to those retailers.
15 are currently under construction in Panama City, including the Riu (poised to open in September), Hilton Double Tree, Megapolis and Finisterre.
Through the twisted canyons of the megapolis the Knight Sabers, a shadowy band of high-tech mercenaries, fight the evil GENOM Corporation and its' sinister androids, the Boomers.
according to Julius Criscione, National Sales and Marketing Director for Megapolis USA, the American subsidiary for Global Spirits, owners of LEAF Vodka.
Speaking on the occasion the host Commissioner Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui said literary activities are needed to promote peace and tranquility in the megapolis and added that the city administration wanted more and more such activities to be undertaken which would be encouraged and welcomed by the administration.
KARACHI -- A Doctor was gunned down, while two dead bodies found dumped in different parts of the megapolis on Friday.
The Germany-based property investment and management company Stern Immobilien and Turkish builder Vartas Yapi announced an equal share partnership to build a 3,000-unit housing block in Istanbul s Fikirtepe neighborhood in Kadikoy district, one of many that is subject to urban renewal in Turkey s megapolis.
It's the Dikshit mantra that changed the Capital -- then known as "pollution pit" of rundown public transport and life without the Metro -- to green livable megapolis.
KARACHI -- Three people including a woman were killed in violent and firing incidents in the megapolis, while the police have also rounded up more than 100 suspects in targeted raids.