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Refers to the de facto population with 1 to 5 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 0.3 to 0.5 million people, thousand people Medium size cities (More than 300 000 people in 2018), total Cities with less than 0.3 million people, thousand people Cities with 0.3 to 1 million people, % total

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