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PREFERRED TERM
metropolitan area  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • a settlement system consisting of a large city (together with its suburbs) and its adjacent zones of influence, which may comprise various urban centres of different sizes. These adjacent zones are generally the so-called commuter belt. Interstitial open spaces also form part of the metropolitan area.
DESCRIPTION
  • a settlement system consisting of a large city (together with its suburbs) and its adjacent zones of influence, which may comprise various urban centres of different sizes. These adjacent zones are generally the so-called commuter belt. Interstitial open spaces also form part of the metropolitan area.
IDENTIFIER
  • 7_1_4_5_MetropolitanArea
TITLE
  • metropolitan area
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/SupplementaryRegulationValue/7_1_4_5_MetropolitanArea
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