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  Largest European metropolitan areas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Where the population figure is for a metropolitan area, the population of the city proper is given in the brackets.
In many cases, the list of Largest urban areas of the European Union would give figures that better reflects common understanding of the different cities' sizes as the metropolitan areas include also non-urban and suburban areas and administrative borders for cities often cut across the most urban areas.
The metropolitan area itself is often taken to be the Dublin Region with a population of 1,187,000.
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 Largest urban areas of the European Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Urban areas are contiguous built-up areas where houses are not more than 200 metres apart (discounting rivers, parks, roads, industrial fields, etc.).
A metropolitan area is an urban area plus the satellite cities around the urban area and the agricultural land in between.
If one city listed with an urban area population of 1 million has many substantial towns in close proximity, while another is set in a sparsely inhabited region, it may well be the case that the first city is more important in many fields of activity.
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 European Union - En BloGalaxia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
When Neelie Kroes took on the job of European Union competition commissioner two years ago, there were a few things she knew needed fixing.
But Blair is aware that many in Britain believe he should align himself with the United Nations and European Union and call for an immediate end to the fighting in Lebanon, using the White House meeting to press Bush to add his support to such a move.
Although Uefa, the European football association, and the respective national associations have a reasonably free reign in laying down the rules of the game domestically, the European Commission has not been shy about stepping in when the economic activities of those associations, or the clubs and leagues within them, infringe competition laws.
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 Marxists Writers Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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 Fact sheet Finland — Virtual Finland
Finland is the sixth largest country in Europe in area, with a low population density of 15.5 persons per square kilometre.
As a member of the European Union since 1995, Finland is part of an influential body in world politics.
As for the country's general prosperity, the net wealth of Finnish households is at the average level for member states of the European Union.
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 Glossary of the European Union and European Communities
There is no reference to the duties of citizens, and because the European Union does not have a legal personality and because sovereignty still rests with the Member States, citzenship would seem to be confined to the EC pillar, which is the only element of the EU where the Court of Justice has jurisdiction.
The Treaty on European Union gave it the status of a EC institution.
The Treaty on European Union established a timetable for full EMU to be achieved by 1999 at the latest.
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 EEA - Themes - Indicators (All Environmental Indicators Box - Sortable)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Good signs of commitment to the conservation of biodiversity by European countries are shown by the increase in the total surface cover of nationally-designated areas over time.
Land take by the expansion of artificial areas and related infrastructure is the main cause of the increase in the coverage of land at the European level.
Agricultural zones and, to a lesser extent, forests and semi-natural and natural areas, are disappearing in favour of the development of artificial surfaces.
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 European Union
Executive power is now shared between the Commission and the Council of the European Union, (otherwise referred to as the Council of Ministers or for purposes of my report the ‘Council’) and their representatives appear regularly before Parliament.
The Commission is the largest of the EU institution and have a staff of 16,000.
This directive is a significant achievement and will facilitate the European Union in not only participating in the information economy from a global perspective, but in pursuant to the principles of removing barriers to the internal market.
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 AMERICAN FUTURE - Trying to make sense of a world in turmoil » European Union
European Union—"The European Union is greatly concerned about the disproportionate use of force by Israel in Lebanon in response to attacks by Hezbollah on Israel.
The walkout came after Baron Ernest-Antoine Seillière de Laborde, head of the main European employers' organisation, Unice, was invited to deliver the opening address of the summit, to heads of government and state from all 25 EU nations.
The ECJ acted on a complaint filed by the European Parliament, which challenged the agreement in court on two points: The parliament was not consulted when the accord was reached, under intense pressure from the Bush administration, and it objected to the extent of personal data to be turned over.
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 EUROPA - The EU's relations with Brazil - Overview
Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world, both in terms of territory (8.5m km²) and population (182m in 2004).
The EC-Brazil Framework Co-operation Agreement entrusted a Joint Committee, composed of representatives of the EC and of the Brazilian government, with the task of ensuring the proper functioning of the Agreement and of coordinating activities in relation to the aims of the Agreement.
Many European NGOs, in partnership with local organisations, pursue development projects in Brazil with the support of EC funding, generally aimed at reducing poverty, defending human rights, or protecting the environment.
europa.eu.int /comm/external_relations/brazil/intro/index.htm   (1294 words)

 The Venezuelan Revolution in Danger
There are unions and class currents that have developed over the last year but they do not yet represent the workers movement as a whole.
The hub of the mobilization against the conspirators is still the popular organizations, that is, the Bolivarian circles and committees in the poor areas of the main cities, and also the rural organizations and semi-urban communities (i.e., the shanty towns) but the workers' movement as such is not the vanguard of the struggle.
European Union and ambassadors from 22 OAS member governments issued statements Thursday backing OAS Secretary General Cesar Gaviria's efforts to restart negotiations.
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 Maxwell School of Syracuse University
His current areas of research include developing education cost indices for school aid programs; examining the impacts of school and enrollment size on the cost of providing education; studying the link between state and local fiscal policy and economic growth and development; and examining the fiscal impact of senior citizens on state and local governments.
Himes’s expertise is in the areas of family care giving, population projections, and patterns of health and mortality in later life.
Peter Wilcoxen is associate professor of economics and public administration whose principal area of study is the effect of environmental and energy policies on economic growth, international trade, and the performance of individual industries.
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 UNLV Libraries: Find Articles and More   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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 City Mayors: The 500 largest European cities
City Mayors ranks the world’s largest and richest cities and urban areas.
The survey of 500 European cities includes all cities with populations of more than 150,000 (497 cities) and three cities with populations of 149,000 citizens.
Europe’s population is estimated at 727 million, with 379 million people living in the European Union, prior to its expansion in 2004.
www.citymayors.com /features/euro_cities.html   (1047 words)

 City Mayors: Mayors running the world's cities
Urban growth today is proceeding at a pace unheard of in history.
Also on the way up among the top placed urban areas are Delhi, (up from 6th to 3rd), Dhaka (up from 10th to 4th) and Lagos (up from 14th to 7th).
The world’s annual urban growth rate is projected at 1.8 per cent in contrast to the rural growth rate of 0.1 per cent and about 60 per cent of the world’s population will live in cities.
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 DEMOGRAPHIA: Demographics Development Impacts Market Research & Urban Policy
Cox presented well seminars and classes on U.S. and international public transport, intercity rail (including Amtrak), freight transport and world urban areas in Paris and Le Havre and conducted research on French and European demographics and transport.
While the casual visitor to Atlanta may think the urban area well served by wide freeways, coverage of the urban area is sparse.
Smaller metropolitan areas are likely to benefit, as they welcome the growth turned away by metropolitan areas like Portland, Oregon.
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 NationMaster - World Statistics, Country Comparisons
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 The EU's relations with Chile - Overview
In this context the parties discussed issues of mutual interest in three areas: political dialogue, co-operation and trade.
The European Commission adopted in November 2002 a five-year strategy (2002-2006) for its co-operation with Chile.
The results of the discussions validated the strategy and showed consensus on the relevance and pertinence of the proposed areas of intervention.
ec.europa.eu /comm/external_relations/chile/intro   (1319 words)

 Project European Union
Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader among European nations.
Presently, France is at the forefront of European states seeking to exploit the momentum of monetary union to advance the creation of a more unified and capable European defense and security apparatus.
note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
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Researchers in rural areas are using the collections for legal defense as well as research material for documentation of an important period in California history."
In 1990, the RMN became a national public institution operating in industrial and commercial areas (EPIC) under the supervision of the French Ministry of Culture (Direction des Musées de France).
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 The EU's relations with Vietnam - Overview
The EU is Vietnam’s largest trading partner, absorbing around a fifth of Vietnam’s exports (€ 5.2 billion in 2004).
The balance of trade between the EU and Vietnam has also traditionally favoured Vietnam, with the country recording a positive balance of trade with the EU of € 3.0 billion in 2004.
In return, Vietnam agreed to open its market further in a number of areas of interest to the European Union.
ec.europa.eu /comm/external_relations/vietnam/intro   (1011 words)

 World's Most Populous Urban Agglomerations: 2005
NOTES: The definitions of agglomerations vary significantly from city to city, hence the difficulty of compiling an accurate, comparative list of the world's most populous urban areas.
Agglomerations include a central city and bordering urban areas.
Metropolitan Areas with Population of 5,000,000 or More - Metropolitan area Population Percent change, 1990 to 2000 2000 share of U.S. total April 1, 1990...
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