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The City of Winnipeg, several surrounding municipalities and the Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg were subject to a municipal amalgamation on January 1, 1972 that created a unicity or unified city.
Ancaster is a community and former municipality in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, located on the Niagara Escarpment.
Annexation (Latin ad, to, and nexus, joining) is the administrative action and concept in international law relating to the forcible transition of one state's territory by another state.
Aylmer is a former city in Quebec, Canada.
The Azores (or; Açores), officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores), is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal.
Baden-Württemberg is a state in southwest Germany, east of the Rhine, which forms the border with France.
Baqa al-Gharbiyye (باقة الغربية, באקה אל-גרביה, בָּקַה אל-עַ'רְבִּיָּה; lit. Baqa West) is a predominantly Arab city in the Haifa District of Israel, located near the Green Line.
Baqa-Jatt was an Israeli Arab city in the Haifa District of Israel established in 2003 through a merger of Baqa al-Gharbiyye and Jatt.
Bavaria (Bavarian and Bayern), officially the Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, occupying its southeastern corner.
Bernardo de Sá Nogueira de Figueiredo, 1st Marquess de Sá da Bandeira (Santarém; 26 September 1795 – Lisbon; 6 January 1876) was a Portuguese nobleman and politician.
The Borough of Princeton was a borough until December 31, 2012, that is now one of the two former municipalities making up Princeton, New Jersey.
The district of Braga (Distrito de Braga) is a district in the northwest of Portugal.
Brandenburg (Brannenborg, Lower Sorbian: Bramborska, Braniborsko) is one of the sixteen federated states of Germany.
Brasília is the federal capital of Brazil and seat of government of the Federal District.
Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.
Buckingham is a town located in Western Quebec Outaouais region of the province of Quebec.
Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.
Cambridge (2016 population 129,920) is a city located in Southern Ontario at the confluence of the Grand and Speed rivers in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Charleswood is a residential community within the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Chicoutimi is the most populous borough (arrondissement) of the city of Saguenay in Quebec, Canada.
A city is a large human settlement.
The City of Greater New York was the term used by many politicians and scholars for the expanded City of New York created on January 1, 1898, by consolidating the existing City of New York with the East Bronx, Brooklyn, western Queens County, and Staten Island.
A city-state is a sovereign state, also described as a type of small independent country, that usually consists of a single city and its dependent territories.
A combined statistical area (CSA) is composed of adjacent metropolitan (MSA) and micropolitan statistical areas (µSA) in the United States and Puerto Rico that can demonstrate economic or social linkage.
In United States local government, a consolidated city-county is a city and county that have been merged into one unified jurisdiction.
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.
A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes,Chambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations.
Cumberland was a township in eastern Ontario, Canada, that existed from 1800 to 1999, when it was incorporated as the City of Cumberland.
A district is a type of administrative division that, in some countries, is managed by local government.
Dundas is a community and former town in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.
East Kildonan is a primarily residential community in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, located in the northeast part of the city.
Ecumenopolis (from οἰκουμένη, meaning "world", and πόλις "city", thus "a city made of the whole world"; pl. ecumenopolises or ecumenopoleis) is the hypothetical concept of a planetwide city.
Ekistics concerns the science of human settlements,Doxiadis, Konstantinos Ekistics 1968 including regional, city, community planning and dwelling design.
Ermershausen is a municipality in the district of Haßberge in Bavaria in Germany.
The Federal District (Distrito Federal) is one of 27 federative units of Brazil.
Flamborough is a district and former municipality in the city of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Forest Hill is a neighbourhood and former village in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located north of Downtown Toronto.
Fort Garry is a district of the Canadian city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, located in the southwestern part of the city south of the district of Fort Rouge and east of the former town of Tuxedo.
Fort William was a city in Northern Ontario, located on the Kaministiquia River, at its entrance to Lake Superior.
Freguesia, usually translated as "parish" or "civil parish", is the third-level administrative subdivision of Portugal, as defined by the 1976 Constitution.
Gatineau (locally), officially Ville de Gatineau, is a city in western Quebec, Canada.
Glanbrook is the south-western district of the city of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Gloucester is a suburb of and within the City of Ottawa.
Goulbourn Township, Ontario, was formed in 1818, roughly 20 km southwest of downtown Ottawa, with the first major settlement occurring in Richmond.
A government in exile is a political group which claims to be a country or semi-sovereign state's legitimate government, but is unable to exercise legal power and instead resides in another state or foreign country.
Greater Sudbury, commonly referred to as Sudbury, is a city in Ontario, Canada.
The State of Guanabara (Estado da Guanabara) was a States of Brazil from 1960 to 1975 in the territory of the current municipality of Rio de Janeiro.
Hamilton is a port city in the Canadian province of Ontario.
Hespeler is a neighbourhood and former town within Cambridge, Ontario, located along the Speed River in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Hesse or Hessia (Hessen, Hessian dialect: Hesse), officially the State of Hesse (German: Land Hessen) is a federal state (''Land'') of the Federal Republic of Germany, with just over six million inhabitants.
Horgau is a municipality in the district of Augsburg in Bavaria in Germany.
Hull is the central district and oldest part of the city of Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.
An independent city or independent town is a city or town that does not form part of another general-purpose local government entity (such as a county).
Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.
Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County.
The Island of Montreal (Kanien’kéha: Tiohtià:ke), in southwestern Quebec, Canada, is at the confluence of the Saint Lawrence and Ottawa rivers.
Jatt (جت; גַ'ת) is an Arab local council in the Triangle area of Haifa District in Israel.
Jonquière (2011 population: 54,072) is a borough (arrondissement) of the city of Saguenay in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada.
The Kallikratis Programme (Πρόγραμμα Καλλικράτης) is the common name of Greek law 3852/2010, a major administrative reform in Greece.
Kanata is one of the largest suburbs of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
La Baie (French pronunciation: /la bɛ/, Quebec French pronunciation: /la be/) is one of three boroughs in the city of Saguenay, Quebec, Canada.
Laterrière is a community in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec and a former municipality.
Leaside (/'liːˌsaɪd/)is a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Liberal Wars, also known as the Portuguese Civil War, the War of the Two Brothers or Miguelite War, was a war between progressive constitutionalists and authoritarian absolutists in Portugal over royal succession that lasted from 1828 to 1834.
Lisbon District (Distrito de Lisboa) is a district located in the South Central Portugal, the district capital is the city of Lisbon, also the national capital.
Double placenames prominently feature the placenames of two or more constituent geopolitical entities.
Nova Scotia is the seventh-most populous province in Canada with 923,598 residents as of the 2016 Census of Population, and the second-smallest province in land area at.
Ontario is the most populous province in Canada with 13,448,494 residents as of 2016 and is third-largest in land area at.
The Canadian province of New Brunswick's municipalities cover only 20% of its landmass, but 80% of its population.
Long Branch is a neighbourhood and former municipality in the south-west of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Longueuil is a city in the province of Quebec, Canada.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Maroldsweisach is a municipality in the district of Haßberge in Bavaria in Germany.
Masson-Angers is a former municipality and now a sector within the City of Gatineau, located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, in Quebec, Canada, approximately northeast of downtown Ottawa, Ontario.
In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.
A megacity is a very large city, typically with a total population in excess of 10 million people.
A megalopolis (sometimes called a megapolis; also megaregion, or supercity) is typically defined as a chain of roughly adjacent metropolitan areas, which may be somewhat separated or may merge into a continuous urban region.
A metroplex is a contiguous metropolitan area that has more than one principal anchor city of near equal size or importance, commonly associated with the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.
A metropolis is a large city or conurbation which is a significant economic, political, and cultural center for a country or region, and an important hub for regional or international connections, commerce, and communications.
A metropolitan area, sometimes referred to as a metro area or commuter belt, is a region consisting of a densely populated urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories, sharing industry, infrastructure, and housing.
The Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto was an upper tier level of municipal government in Ontario, Canada from 1954 to 1998.
Michael Deane "Mike" Harris (born January 23, 1945) is a Canadian politician who served as the 22nd Premier of Ontario from June 26, 1995 to April 14, 2002.
Mimico is a neighbourhood and a former municipality in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, being located in the south-west area of Toronto on Lake Ontario.
Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
José Xavier Mouzinho da Silveira (12 July 1780 in Castelo de Vide – 4 April 1849 in Lisbon) was a statesman, jurist and Portuguese politician, as well as one of the most important personalities of the Liberal Revolution of 1820, responsible for legislation and administrative reforms that shaped Portuguese institutions, taxation and justice in the period after the Constitutional Charter.
The municipalities of Greece (δήμοι, dímoi) are the lowest level of government within the organizational structure of that country.
Belgium comprises 589 municipalities (gemeenten; communes; Gemeinden) grouped into five provinces in each of two regions and into a third region, the Brussels-Capital Region, comprising 19 municipalities that do not belong to a province.
Denmark is divided into five regions, which contain 98 municipalities (kommuner, sing.: kommune).
The municipalities (kunta; kommun) represent the local level of administration in Finland and act as the fundamental, self-governing administrative units of the country.
The municipality (município or concelho) is the second-level administrative subdivision of Portugal, as defined by the 1976 Constitution.
The municipalities of Sweden (Sveriges kommuner) are its lower-level local government entities.
A municipality is usually a single urban or administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate.
Nepean is a part of Ottawa, Ontario, located west of Ottawa's inner core.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
New Toronto is a neighbourhood and former municipality in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located in the south-west area of Toronto, along Lake Ontario. The Town of New Toronto was established in 1890, which was designed and planned as an industrial centre by a group of industrialists from Toronto who had visited Rochester, New York. New Toronto was originally a part of the Township of Etobicoke. It was an independent municipality from 1913 to 1967, being one of the former 'Lakeshore Municipalities' amalgamated into the Borough of Etobicoke, and eventually amalgamated into Toronto. The neighbourhood has retained the name.
Nilai Municipal Council was previously known as Seremban District Council (established on 1 January 1979), as a result of reorganisation of six (6) Local Authorities in Negeri Sembilan sec.
North Kildonan is a ward and former municipality within the city of Winnipeg, in Manitoba, Canada.
North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen,, commonly shortened to NRW) is the most populous state of Germany, with a population of approximately 18 million, and the fourth largest by area.
Nova Scotia (Latin for "New Scotland"; Nouvelle-Écosse; Scottish Gaelic: Alba Nuadh) is one of Canada's three maritime provinces, and one of the four provinces that form Atlantic Canada.
Odivelas is a city and a municipality in Lisbon Metropolitan Area, Portugal, in the Lisbon District and the historical and cultural Estremadura Province.
Old Kildonan is a former municipality and city ward of Winnipeg, Manitoba, represented by a member of Winnipeg City Council.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.
Osgoode Township is a former township that is now a part of the city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada.
A parish is a church territorial entity constituting a division within a diocese.
The Parti Québécois (French for Quebec Party; PQ) is a sovereignist provincial political party in Quebec in Canada.
Port Arthur was a city in Northern Ontario, Canada, located on Lake Superior.
The District of Porto (Distrito do Porto), is located on the north-west coast of Portugal.
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.
Preston is a community in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario.
Princeton Township was a township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, that existed from 1838 until it was dissolved after it was merged with Princeton Borough in 2013 to form Princeton, New Jersey.
Princeton is a municipality with a borough form of government in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, that was established in its current form on January 1, 2013, through the consolidation of the Borough of Princeton and Princeton Township.
Quebec (Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.
Quebec City (pronounced or; Québec); Ville de Québec), officially Québec, is the capital city of the Canadian province of Quebec. The city had a population estimate of 531,902 in July 2016, (an increase of 3.0% from 2011) and the metropolitan area had a population of 800,296 in July 2016, (an increase of 4.3% from 2011) making it the second largest city in Quebec, after Montreal, and the seventh-largest metropolitan area in Canada. It is situated north-east of Montreal. The narrowing of the Saint Lawrence River proximate to the city's promontory, Cap-Diamant (Cape Diamond), and Lévis, on the opposite bank, provided the name given to the city, Kébec, an Algonquin word meaning "where the river narrows". Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America. The ramparts surrounding Old Quebec (Vieux-Québec) are the only fortified city walls remaining in the Americas north of Mexico, and were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985 as the 'Historic District of Old Québec'. The city's landmarks include the Château Frontenac, a hotel which dominates the skyline, and the Citadelle of Quebec, an intact fortress that forms the centrepiece of the ramparts surrounding the old city and includes a secondary royal residence. The National Assembly of Quebec (provincial legislature), the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec), and the Musée de la civilisation (Museum of Civilization) are found within or near Vieux-Québec.
Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City.
The Regional Municipality of Ottawa–Carleton was a regional government area and census division in Ontario, Canada, which existed from 1969 until 2001.
The Regional Municipality of Sudbury was a regional municipality in Ontario, Canada, which existed from 1973 to 2000, centred on the city of Sudbury.
Rideau is an historic township in eastern Ontario, Canada.
Rio de Janeiro (River of January), or simply Rio, is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas.
Rio de Janeiro is one of the 27 federative units of Brazil.
Rockcliffe Park (French: Parc Rockcliffe) is a neighbourhood in Rideau-Rockcliffe Ward, close to the centre of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Rouyn-Noranda (2011 population 41,012) is a city on Osisko Lake in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region of Quebec, Canada.
Saarland (das Saarland,; la Sarre) is one of the sixteen states (Bundesländer) of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Saguenay (in English or) is a city in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada, on the Saguenay River, about north of Quebec City by overland route.
Saint Boniface is a city ward of Winnipeg that is the centre of much of the Franco-Manitoban community.
Seremban (Jawi: سرمبن; j; Tamil: சரம்பன்; Minangkabau: Soghomban or Somban) is a town and the capital of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, located within Seremban District.
Seremban Municipal Council (MPSNS; Majlis Perbandaran Seremban) is a local authority in Malaysia which administers Seremban town and surrounding areas such as Senawang, Rasah, Mambau, Seremban 2, Seremban 3, Bandar Ainsdale, Bandar Sri Sendayan, Sikamat, Ampangan and Paroi.
Sherbrooke is a city in southern Quebec, Canada.
Staten Island is the southernmost and westernmost of the five boroughs of New York City in the U.S. state of New York.
Germany is a federal republic consisting of sixteen states (Land, plural Länder; informally and very commonly Bundesland, plural Bundesländer).
Stoney Creek is a community in Hamilton, Ontario.
Swansea is a neighbourhood in the City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, bounded on the west by the Humber River, on the north by Bloor Street, on the east by High Park and on the south by Lake Ontario.
Temiskaming Shores is a city in Northeastern Ontario, Canada.
The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.
Thunder Bay is a city in, and the seat of, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
A town is a human settlement.
Transcona is a suburb of Winnipeg, Manitoba, located about 10 kilometres (6 miles) east of the downtown area.
Trofa is a municipality in the north of the Porto metropolitan area in Portugal.
Trois-Rivières is a city in the Mauricie administrative region of Quebec, Canada, at the confluence of the Saint-Maurice and Saint Lawrence rivers, on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River across from the city of Bécancour.
Tuxedo is a residential suburb of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Unigov is the colloquial name adopted by the city of Indianapolis, Indiana, to describe its consolidated city–county government.
An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.
Urban sprawl or suburban sprawl describes the expansion of human populations away from central urban areas into low-density, monofunctional and usually car-dependent communities, in a process called suburbanization.
Val-d'Or is a city in Quebec, Canada with a population of 32,491 inhabitants according to the Canada 2016 Census.
Vanier is a historically francophone neighbourhood in the Rideau-Vanier Ward in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada's east end.
Vizela is a municipality in the Braga District in Portugal.
West Carleton is a historic township in Eastern Ontario, Canada.
West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.
West Kildonan is a residential suburb of Winnipeg, Manitoba, lying on the west side of the Red River, and immediately north of the old City of Winnipeg in the north-central part of the city.
Weston is a neighbourhood and former village in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada.
Zusmarshausen is a municipality in the district of Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany.
Montreal was one of the cities in Quebec affected by the 2000–2006 municipal reorganization in Quebec.