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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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Urban heat island (UHI) and heat waves: Karachi's urban cluster mainly take place toward the southern coastline of the Karachi urbanization trend in Karachi is higher (see fig 6) map is showing the urbanization trend of Karachi and map showing in Karachi city most of the urban cluster is take place in the southern coast of the city.
"Urban Clusters as Growth Foci." Journal of Regional Science 49 (2): 287-310.
(1) During the study period, the distribution of LSTs in Shenzhen showed a decreasing trend from the west to the east, and the high temperature regions were found in the Western Industrial Cluster, Qianhai and Futian-Luohu Urban Municipal Center, Central Urban Cluster, and Eastern Industrial Cluster.
The classification of urban was further divided into urban areas and urban clusters. Urban areas have populations of at least 50,000 and urban clusters have populations between 2,500 and 50,000.
The company's plans call for expansion of the Urban Cluster offer, which provides urban dwellers with a broad array of consumables, many packaged groceries and grab-and-go prepared sandwiches, salads and fresh fruit individually wrapped, according to Mike DeAngelis, director of public relations for the 7,100-plus CVS store chain.
An urban cluster also must have a core of densely settled block groups and blocks that together encompass a population of at least 2,500 people but fewer than 50,000.
The "urban cluster" has been the first widespread iteration, featuring self-checkouts, expanded grocery and prepared food.
"We need an urban cluster that maintains the soul of the city, with the gardens and houses and the people living in them, the whole ensemble," she said.
'As we enter the new millennium it may be that the idea of a city can be better understood as people living in a dense urban cluster of towns and villages, each with their own dynamic.
CVS/pharmacy, meanwhile, is increasing its number of urban cluster stores with expanded grocery offerings and the addition of fresh and on-the-go food items, as well as self-service checkouts.
The first two clusters to be rolled out have been the food convenience cluster and the urban cluster.

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