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Glossary:Urban cluster

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Common term: Urban cluster; Plural: Urban clusters; Technical term: Moderate density cluster

Short definition: a cluster of contiguous grid cells of 1 km² (including diagonals) with a population density of at least 300 inhabitants per km² and a minimum population of 5 000 inhabitants.

Further information

  • See Chapter 1 of Eurostat's Territorial typologies manual

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