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The figures cited are from: United Nations Population Division, World Urbanization Prospects Database, the 1996 Revision.
Data on diskette may be purchased from: The Director, Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations Secretariat, New York, NY 10017, USA.
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Urban agglomerations included in the chart are those of 1 million population or more in 1996. The concept of agglomeration defines the population contained within the contours of contiguous territory inhabited at urban levels of residential density without regard to administrative boundaries.
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