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Definition
Refers to the de facto population with 5 to 10 million people contained within the contours of a contiguous territory inhabited at urban density levels without regard to administrative boundaries. It usually incorporates the population in a city or town plus that in the sub-urban areas lying outside of but being adjacent to the city boundaries.

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Cities with 1 to 5 million people, thousand people Rural Population, % Medium size cities (More than 300 000 people in 2014), total Cities over 1 million people, % total

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