Megaregions

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Industry, infrastructure, economy, and demographics of megalopolises. Megaregion, and megapolis are other terms for megalopolis.

Africa[edit | edit source]

Asia[edit | edit source]

  • Taiheiyō Belt – Japan; includes: Ibaraki, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Shizuoka, Aichi, Gifu, Mie,Osaka, Hyōgo, Wakayama, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka, Ōita
  • Seoul National Capital Area - Korea; includes: Seoul, Incheon, Suwon, Goyang, Yongin

Australia[edit | edit source]

Europe[edit | edit source]

  • Green Banana - Central Europe (Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Free Territory of Trieste)
Gdańsk, Warsaw, Łódź, Wrocław, Katowice, Kraków, Prague, Bratislava, Vienna, Budapest, Zagreb, Ljubljana, Trieste
Valencia, Barcelona, Nice, Torino
  • Blue Banana - Southern Britain to the Alps (the UK, France, Germany, Benalux, Switzerland, Italy)
London, Manchester, Rhine, Ruhr, Randstad, Milan

North America[edit | edit source]

  • St. Lawrence River region - in Canada; includes Montreal, Windsor and Toronto
  • Texas Triangle - in Texas; includes: Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Ft. Worth (sometimes Oklahoma is included; Oklahoma City and Tulsa)
  • Northeast megalopolis - in the U.S; New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington D.C.
  • Great Lakes - in the U.S.; Chicago, Milwaukee, Cleveland, Detroit
  • Southern California - in and near California; Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, Tijuana
  • Greater Mexico City - in Mexico; includes: Pueblo, Mexico city

South America[edit | edit source]

  • Rio-São Paulo - in Brazil

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