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Topic: List of cities in the United Kingdom


  
  City status in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
City status is conferred by Letters Patent (an "open letter" and not by a royal charter) but there are some British cities which predate the historical monarchy and have been regarded as cities since "time immemorial".
Rochester was recognised as a city from 1211 to 1998.
Note that the Cathedral column lists the diocesan cathedrals that were the grounds for the granting of city status, that is, cathedrals of the established Church of England, and the formerly established Church in Wales or Church of Ireland, in cities recognised prior to 1888.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_cities_in_the_United_Kingdom   (2380 words)

  
 City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
A city is an urban area, 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 appropriate for 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 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).
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/c/ci/city.html   (2769 words)

  
 City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
In most parts of the world cities are generally substantial and nearly always have an urban core, but in the United States many incorporated areas which have a very modest population, or a suburban or even mostly rural character, are designated as cities.
The kernels of older European cities, which have not been extensively rebuilt, tend to have city centres where the streets are jumbled together, often seemingly without a structural plan.
In the United States, United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, the term "inner city" is sometimes used with the connotation of being an area, perhaps a ghetto, where people are less educated and wealthy and where there is more crime.
www.pineville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Cities   (3366 words)

  
 United Kingdom - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The United Kingdom is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations (successor organisation to the former British Empire) and NATO.
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, with executive power exercised by a government headed by the Prime Minister and his Cabinet.
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.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /united_kingdom.htm   (3599 words)

  
 City article - City town village hamlet downtown Introduction Geography History - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Global cities, according to Sassen, have more in common with each other than with other cities in their host nations.
Modern cities are known for creating their own microclimates.
However, there is a growing movement in North America called "New Urbanism" that calls for a return to traditional city planning methods where mixed-use zoning allows people to walk from one type of land-use to another.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/City   (2883 words)

  
 List of cities in the United Kingdom
In the UK, city status is not automatically granted to a community meeting any particular criteria.
However some British cities predate the historical monarchy and have been regarded as cities since "time immemorial".
A general rule of thumb used to be that any community with an Ancient University (a "university city"), a Diocesan Cathedral (a "cathedral city") or more than 1 million inhabitants was a city.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/en/England___City.html   (150 words)

  
 United Kingdom Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (usually shortened to United Kingdom or UK) is a country situated off the north-western coast of continental Europe, and is 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 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.
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, with executive power exercised by the Government (formally Her (His) Majesty's Government) drawn from Parliament, headed by the Prime Minister.
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 List of cities in the United Kingdom : Cities in England
List of cities in the United Kingdom : Cities in England
In the UK, city status isn't automatically granted to a community meeting any particular criteria.
Nowadays, it is conferred at the discretion of the Sovereign.
www.fastload.org /ci/Cities_in_England.html   (201 words)

  
 New York City Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
A '''city''' is an urban area, differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet (place)hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status.
Three characteristics have been identified as defining a city: the number of people to area (density), the city networknetworks of the city, as well as a particular way of life.
The impact of cities on places elsewhere, be it hinterlands or places far away, is considered in the notion of Ecological Footprintcity footprinting (''ecological footprint'').
www.echostatic.com /New_York_City.html   (3381 words)

  
 city information site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
But most settlements in California with less than 5,000 people haven't bothered to incorporate, in which case they are under the jurisdiction of California's default government unit, the county; and most settlements in California near large cities like Los Angeles tend to have more than 10,000 people.
By the 18th century, London and Paris rivalled the well-developed regionally-traditional capital cities of Baghdad, Beijing, Istanbul and Kyoto.
This city variant index site has been developed to help wayward users find the information they are looking for, no matter how they are mistakenly spelled or mistyped.
www.mistyped.info /city.htm   (3237 words)

  
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For a complete listing of each vendor for a particular city please refer to the city choices in the left column.
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 Cities in Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This is a list of the cities in Ireland, referring to those with a city charter.
† Kilkenny is not a county borough, all other cities are.
*List of towns in the Republic of Ireland
www.mcfly.org /wik/Cities_in_Ireland   (62 words)

  
 Talk:Gloucestershire - Wikitravel
We use "city" for "urban area"-- towns, communities, villages, hamlets, whatever.
There would be an unnecessary overexactness in having separate sections ("Cities", "Towns", "Villages") for each size and type of city.
Also: we use Regions as a name for any sub-national area that can contain one or more urban areas ("cities").
wikitravel.org /en/Talk:Gloucestershire   (187 words)

  
 Articles - Lord Mayor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
In Denmark, as the translation of Danish Overborgmester, it is the title of the highest mayor of such large cities as Copenhagen, Aarhus, and Aalborg.
In Germany, as the translation of German Oberbürgermeister, it is the title of the mayors of independent (county-free) or formerly independent cities.
In England, Wales and Northern Ireland it is a purely ceremonial post, see Mayors in the United Kingdom, list of cities in the United Kingdom, especially Lord Mayor of London.
www.lastring.com /articles/Lord_Mayor   (196 words)

  
 United Kingdom : Weather Underground
Scroll down to view a list of cities.
Choose the first letter of a city or search for any location:
United Kingdom — (Click on a column heading to sort this information)
www.wunderground.com /global/UK.html   (115 words)

  
 Hotel United Kingdom
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 London, United Kingdom current local time
A comprehensive list of other locations in addition to London, United Kingdom is also available which you can view current time by country name or by city name.
You can even create a list of your favorite locations where you have business or personal interests.
Convert a specific time in London, United Kingdom to your local time
www.worldtimeserver.com /current_time_in_GB.aspx?city=London   (253 words)

  
 United Kingdom current local time
A comprehensive list of other locations in addition to United Kingdom is also available which you can view current time by country name or by city name.
Convert a specific time in United Kingdom to your local time
Discover the best times for a meeting with someone in United Kingdom
www.worldtimeserver.com /time.aspx?locationid=GB   (241 words)

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