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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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Rural Population, thousands Cities with less than 0.3 million people, thousand people Cities with less than 0.3 million people, % total Cities with 0.3 to 0.5 million people, % urban

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