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urban area

An area which is within the city limits, or closely linked to it by common use of public utilities or services.
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Another big problem for urban areas is the flash flooding that can occur when heavy rains fall over a city; according to hydrometeorologist Matt Kelsch, an authority on urban flash flooding with The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research in Boulder.
The AM said that Wales's natural heritage extends across all of Wales, including urban areas, the countryside and the coast.
Increasing the number of offices in urban areas boosted Nationwide's market share in Richmond and other big cities, he said.
First, circulation from stable rural [ILLEGIBLE TEXT] areas to unstable urban areas had firmly established malaria transmission in [ILLEGIBLE TEXT] Then, after the National Malaria Eradication Program, rural areas became free of endemic malaria but were receptive, so circulation from urban areas back to rural reintroduced malaria transmission.
The council wants the government to ensure the route to regenerating urban areas is pursued with "vigour and determination".
This is possibly because milder winters mean more deer survive, leading to greater demand for territory, pushing some deer into urban areas.
It explains why there are fewer first-time buyers in the country, just 17% of rural home purchasers, compared to 33% in urban areas.
On the other hand a greater number of respondents (34%) in rural areas also said that they would not want to spend more days as their previous day compared to those who said the same in urban areas (30%).
The police are struggling to enforce speed limits in urban areas and this is why they prosecute drivers still blissfully observing the previous legal speed limit.
SeeNews) - Aug 12, 2014 -A The European Commission's (EC) Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport has launched an open tender for assessing and improving the accessibility of urban areas, with an estimated value of the deal of EUR 200,000 (USD 267,000), excluding VAT.
Rangarajan on Monday said that the new poverty line for rural areas and urban areas is 19 percent and 40 percent higher than the one set by Tendulkar committee.
Urban areas offer diverse livelihoods and opportunities for social interaction, participation and empowerment.

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