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History of the City of Strasbourg

Today, the city of Strasbourg, France is mostly known for being the location of the European Parliament and is frequently used as a symbol of the European Union secondary only to Brussels. However, Strasbourg has a much richer history than … Continue reading

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The Peculiarity of Island Cities

One of the constants of urbanism and the foundation and growth of cities is that cities are almost always located at or near a water source. The reasons for this are fairly obvious; water is necessary for human survival and … Continue reading

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The American Megalopolis

In the modern day, he world is experiencing an unprecedented amount of urbanization. The population of urban areas are regularly approaching over ten million people, and these are almost always in the developing world. Of the ten largest cities in … Continue reading

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