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Greater Glasgow is an urban settlement in Scotland consisting of all localities which are physically attached to the city of Glasgow, forming with it a single contiguous urban area (or conurbation). [1]

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Airdrie, North Lanarkshire

Airdrie (An t-Àrd Ruigh) is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

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Bargeddie

Bargeddie (Bàrr Geadaidh) is a village in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, just outside the suburban fringe of Glasgow, east of the city centre, and close to the junction of the M73 and M8 motorways.

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Barrhead

Barrhead (Baurheid, Ceann a' Bharra) is a town in East Renfrewshire, Scotland, south-west of Glasgow on the edge of the Gleniffer Braes.

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Bearsden

Bearsden is a town in East Dunbartonshire, Scotland, on the northwestern fringe of Greater Glasgow.

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Bellshill

Bellshill (pronounced "Bells hill") is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, south east of Glasgow city centre and west of Edinburgh.

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Bishopbriggs

Bishopbriggs is a town in East Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

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Bowling, West Dunbartonshire

Bowling (Bowlin, Bolan) is a village in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, with a population of 740 (2015).

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Busby, East Renfrewshire

Busby is a village in East Renfrewshire, Scotland.

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Cambuslang

Cambuslang (Cammuslang, from Camas Lang) is a suburban town on the south-eastern outskirts of Glasgow, Scotland.

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Chapelhall

Chapelhall is a village outside the town of Airdrie in North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

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Clarkston, East Renfrewshire

Clarkston (Clairkstoun, Baile Chlarc) is a suburban town in East Renfrewshire, in the Central Lowlands of Scotland.

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Clydebank

Clydebank is a town in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

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Coatbridge

Coatbridge (Cotbrig or Coatbrig, Drochaid a' Chòta) is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, about east of Glasgow city centre, set in the central Lowlands.

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Conurbation

A conurbation is a region comprising a number of cities, large towns, and other urban areas that, through population growth and physical expansion, have merged to form one continuous urban or industrially developed area.

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Duntocher

Duntocher (Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Tòchair or Druim Tòchair) is a village in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

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East Dunbartonshire

East Dunbartonshire (Aest Dunbartanshire; Siorrachd Dhùn Bhreatainn an Ear) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland.

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East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire (Aest Renfrewshire, Siorrachd Rinn Friù an Ear) is one of 32 council areas of Scotland.

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Elderslie

Elderslie (Ach na Feàrna) is a village in the council area and historic county of Renfrewshire in west central Scotland.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Erskine

Erskine is a town in the council area of Renfrewshire, and historic county of the same name, situated in the West Central Lowlands of Scotland.

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Faifley

Faifley (Fionn Bhealach) is a large council estate forming part of the town of Clydebank, Scotland, adjoining the former village of Hardgate, with a population of approximately 5,000.

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General Register Office for Scotland

The General Register Office for Scotland (GROS) (Oifis Choitcheann a' Chlàraidh na h-Alba) was a non-ministerial directorate of the Scottish Government that administered the registration of births, deaths, marriages, divorces and adoptions in Scotland.

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Giffnock

Giffnock (Giffnock; Giofnag) is a suburban town in East Renfrewshire set in the Central Lowlands of Scotland.

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Glasgow

Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.

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Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport, also unofficially Glasgow International Airport, formerly Abbotsinch Airport, is an international airport in Scotland, located west of Glasgow city centre.

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Glasgow City Region

The Glasgow City Region (previously Glasgow and Clyde Valley City Region,https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid.

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Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Glasgow Prestwick Airport (IATA: PIK, ICAO: EGPK) is an international airport serving the west of Scotland, situated northeast of the town of Prestwick in South Ayrshire and from the city centre of Glasgow.

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Glasgow Subway

The Glasgow Subway is an underground metro line in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Government of the United Kingdom

The Government of the United Kingdom, formally referred to as Her Majesty's Government, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Hamilton, South Lanarkshire

Hamilton is a town in South Lanarkshire, in the central Lowlands of Scotland.

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Hardgate

Hardgate is a village in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

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Inchinnan

Inchinnan (Scottish Gaelic: Innis Fhionghain) is a small village in Renfrewshire, Scotland.

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Inverclyde

Inverclyde (Inbhir Chluaidh,, "mouth of the Clyde", Inerclyde) is one of 32 council areas used for local government in Scotland.

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Johnstone

Johnstone (Johnstoun, Baile Iain) is a town in the council area of Renfrewshire and larger historic county of the same name in the west central Lowlands of Scotland.

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Kilbarchan

Kilbarchan is a village and civil parish in central Renfrewshire, in the west central Lowlands of Scotland.

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Larger urban zone

The larger urban zone (LUZ), or Functional Urban Area (FUA), is a measure of the population and expanse of metropolitan areas in Europe and OECD countries.

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Linwood, Renfrewshire

Linwood (Linwid) is a small town in Renfrewshire in the west central Lowlands of Scotland, west of Glasgow.

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List of urban areas in the United Kingdom

This is a list of the most populous urban areas as at the 2011 census, as defined by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), although the basis for the sourced list (used for its ready availability of the data) is Citypopulation.de.

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Local government areas of Scotland (1973–1996)

The local government areas of Scotland were redefined by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and redefined again by the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994.

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Milngavie

Milngavie (Mulguye, Muileann-Gaidh) is a town in East Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

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Motherwell

Motherwell (Mitherwall, Tobar na Màthar) is a large town and former burgh in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, south east of Glasgow.

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Newton Mearns

Newton Mearns (Baile Ùr na Maoirne) is an affluent suburban town and the largest settlement in East Renfrewshire, Scotland.

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North Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire (North Lanrikshire, Siorrachd Lannraig a Tuath) is one of 32 council areas of Scotland.

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Old Kilpatrick

Old Kilpatrick (Auld Kilpaitrick, Cille Phàdraig meaning "Patrick's church"), is a village in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

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Paisley, Renfrewshire

Paisley (Pàislig, Paisley) is the largest town in the historic county of Renfrewshire in the west central Lowlands of Scotland and serves as the administrative centre for the Renfrewshire council area.

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Planned community

A planned community, or planned city, is any community that was carefully planned from its inception and is typically constructed on previously undeveloped greenfield land.

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Rapid transit

Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.

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Renfrew

Renfrew (Rinn Friù) is a town west of Glasgow, and the historical county town of Renfrewshire.

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Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire (Siorrachd Rinn Friù, Renfrewshire) is one of 32 council areas of Scotland.

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Rutherglen

Rutherglen (Ruglen) is a town in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scots language

Scots is the Germanic language variety spoken in Lowland Scotland and parts of Ulster (where the local dialect is known as Ulster Scots).

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Scottish Gaelic

Scottish Gaelic or Scots Gaelic, sometimes also referred to simply as Gaelic (Gàidhlig) or the Gaelic, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels of Scotland.

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South Lanarkshire

South Lanarkshire (Sooth Lanrikshire, Siorrachd Lannraig a Deas) is one of 32 unitary authorities of Scotland.

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Stepps

Stepps is a small town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, near the north-eastern outskirts of Glasgow.

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Strathclyde

Strathclyde (Srath Chluaidh in Gaelic, meaning "strath (valley) of the River Clyde") was one of nine former local government regions of Scotland created by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and abolished in 1996 by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994.

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Strathclyde Partnership for Transport

The Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) is a passenger transport executive responsible for planning and coordinating regional transport, especially the public transport system, in the Strathclyde area of western Scotland.

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Subdivisions of Scotland

For local government purposes, Scotland is divided into 32 areas designated as "council areas", which are all governed by single-tier authorities designated as "councils".

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Thornliebank

Thornliebank (Scots: Thonliebank, Scottish Gaelic: Bruach nan Dealgan) is a suburban area in East Renfrewshire, in the west central Lowlands of Scotland.

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Transport Scotland

Transport Scotland (Còmhdhail Alba) was created on 1 January 2006 as the national transport agency of Scotland.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United Kingdom census, 2001

A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.

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Urban area

An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.

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West Dunbartonshire

West Dunbartonshire (Wast Dunbartanshire; Siorrachd Dhùn Breatann an Iar) is one of the 32 local government council areas of Scotland.

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Wishaw

Wishaw is a town in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on the edge of the Clyde Valley, south-east of Glasgow city centre.

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Clydeside, Glasgow Settlement, Greater Glasgow conurbation, Greater Glasgow urban area, West Central Scotland, West central Scotland.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_Glasgow

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