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Old 04-29-2013, 12:45 PM
 
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I wanted to 'piggyback' off of bchris' thread of Population Required of a "Real City"....

I want to know what people here feels defines a "real city".... not just population but other factors. I know that this as been discussed before and seems with much subjectiveness thrown in... meaning which cities people feel are "real cities" based on "relevance", by virtue of pop-culture (i.e media, movies, music videos, sports), and urban aesthetics.....

I know this subject/thread has been discussed many times before... so, forgive me for repeating it. Just consider the subjected "re-visted".... again...

I figure a city, a "real city" to be a municipality, made up of relatively large local government, etc. To me, it can also include it's immediate surrounding areas.

a town to me generally is run by a relatively small government, small municipality, relatively unincorporated, and not so immediately surrounded by a large city...and a relatively small population.....
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