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  YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A city is an urban area that is differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status.
Although city can refer to an agglomeration including suburban and satellite areas, the term is not usually applied to a conurbation (cluster) of distinct urban places, nor for a wider metropolitan area including more than one city, each acting as a focus for parts of the area.
In the United Kingdom, a city is a town which has been known as a city since time immemorial, or which has received city status by letters patent — which is normally granted on the basis of size, importance or royal connection (traditional pointers have been whether the town has a cathedral or a university).
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 City - Las Vegas Answers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A city is an urban area that is differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet (place)hamlet by size, population density, importance, or de jurelegal status.
In the United Kingdom, a city is a town which has been known as a city since time immemorial, or which has received city status by royal charter — which is normally granted on the basis of size, importance or royal connection (traditional pointers have been whether the town has a cathedral or a university).
For instance the City of South Perth is part of the urban area known as Perth, Western AustraliaPerth, commonly described as a city.
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The United Kingdom is the union of the Kingdom of England (which already included Wales as a principality) with the Kingdom of Scotland and later the Kingdom of Ireland to form a single state under the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Also sometimes associated with the United Kingdom, though not constitutionally part of the United Kingdom itself, are the Crown dependencies (the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey, and the Isle of Man) as self-governing possessions of the Crown, and a number of overseas territories under the sovereignty of the United Kingdom.
The anchor map united kingdom representing the Royal Navy, the crossed swords the Army, and the Eagle the Royal Air ForceThe armed forces of the United Kingdom are known as the British Armed Forces or Her Majesty's Armed Forces, officially the Armed Forces of the Crown.
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 United Kingdom
The United Kingdom is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations (successor organisation to the former Empire), the European Union and NATO.
In form, the United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy with legislative power invested in an elected government, and executive power invested in a Cabinet led by the Prime Minister whose power, though carried out in the monarch's name, is answerable to Parliament and through it the electorate.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom is bicameral, composed of the 659-member elected House of Commons and the appointed House of Lords.
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 United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United Kingdom is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and its ancillary bodies of water- the North Sea, the English Channel, the Celtic Sea, and the Irish Sea.
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, with executive power exercised on behalf of the monarch by the prime minister and other cabinet ministers who head departments.
At the April 2001 UK Census, the United Kingdom's population was 58,789,194, the third-largest in the European Union (behind Germany and France) and the twenty-first largest in the world.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - City
City can also be a synonym for "downtown"?title=or a "city centre".
Other global cities include Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Frankfurt, Milan, Chicago and Singapore which are all classed as "Alpha World Cities"?title=and San Francisco, Sydney, Toronto and Zurich, which are "Beta World Cities".
In the United States, United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, the term "inner city"?title=is sometimes used with the connotation of being an area, perhaps a ghetto, where people are less wealthy and where there is more crime.
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 City status in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It should be noted that city status is usually not granted to urban areas, but to local government areas such as civil parishes and boroughs, the boundaries, and hence populations, of which are not necessarily the same.
Stirling Council's application for city status was specifically for the urban area of the (now former) Royal Burgh of Stirling - proposed city boundaries were included, and so not all of the council area has city status.
Historical or "federal cities" of this type would be Stoke on Trent, Sunderland and Brighton and Hove - in all these cases the borough was formed and then city status granted to it afterwards.
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 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The UK was formed by a of Acts of Union which united the formerly self-governing nations of England Scotland and Wales together with the province of Northern Ireland a region on the island of Ireland (the rest of Ireland left the Kingdom in 1922).
Also under the sovereignty of the United Kingdom though not of the United Kingdom itself are the Crown Dependencies of the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and a number of Overseas Territories.
In form the United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy with legislative power invested in an government and executive power invested in a Cabinet led by the Prime Minister whose power though carried out in monarch's name is answerable to Parliament and through it the electorate.
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 United Kingdom National Anthem
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 Top 20 United Kingdom
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (usually shortened to the United Kingdom or the UK) is a country (or more specifically a constitutional monarchy or unitary state) off the north-western coast of continental Europe, surrounded by the North Sea, the English Channel, the Celtic Sea, the Irish Sea, and the Atlantic Ocean.
The United Kingdom is the union of the Kingdom of England (which includes the principality of Wales) with the Kingdom of Scotland and later the Kingdom of Ireland to form a single state.
The United Kingdom's high literacy rate (99%) is attributable to universal public education introduced for the primary level in 1870 and secondary level in 1900 (except in Scotland where it was introduced in 1696).
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 Category:Geography of the United Kingdom
See also the Dictionary definition of Geography, of, the, United, Kingdom
The geography of the United Kingdom - see Geography of the United Kingdom.
Articles in category "Geography of the United Kingdom"
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