What is urban center?

  • (noun): A large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts.
    Synonyms: city, metropolis

Some articles on urban center, urban:

Holds Of Pern
... to Greek city-states, with a large (for Pern) quasi-urban center of perhaps one thousand residents (the Hold itself) surrounded by a vast, mostly rural territory under the Hold's ... either this entire region or only the urban center ... Despite the name, some of the larger Minor Holds may approach the population of a Major Hold's urban center ...
Urban Center (gallery)
... The Urban Center is a gallery on Madison Avenue in New York City (USA), which is run by the Municipal Art Society (MAS) ... The gallery serves to champion the fields of urban planning and design in New York, and is also the site of MAS' community development workshops, seminars, lectures, and other educational programs ... The Urban Center also includes a book store which specializes in architecture, urban planning, urban design, and environmental studies ...

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