Glossary:Predominantly urban region

Official term: Predominantly urban region; Plural: Predominantly urban regions; Common term: Urban region/urban regions

Short definition: predominantly urban regions form part of the urban-rural typology, they are NUTS level 3 regions where more than 80 % of the population live in urban clusters.

Further information

  • See Chapter 5 of Eurostat's Territorial typologies manual

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