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  1. Metropolis is a fictional city that appears in comic books published by DC Comics , and is the home of Superman .
  2. Metropolis is a cooperative international forum for policy-related research on the effects of immigration and settlement on urban centres.
  3. Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist film in the science-fiction genre directed by Fritz Lang.
  4. Metropolis is also the name of the fictional city where Superman comics and movies take place. (Web site)
  5. Metropolis is a city located along the Ohio River in Massac County, Illinois, in the United States.


  1. The term 'Metropolis' itself is rarely used.
  2. Thus, a population of 50,000 or greater has been used as a de facto standard in the United States to define a metropolis.
  3. For other uses, see Metropolis (disambiguation).
  4. Metropolis first appeared by name in Action Comics #16, in 1939.
  5. January, 2005 The word originally connoted "metropolis" or "civilization" and also means "country", or "frontier-land".


  1. In the past, metropolis was the designation for a city or state of origin of a colony.
  2. This unique metropolis which bills itself as the ---Magic City--- continues to be a massive tourist draw, offering luxury holidays in the best of settings.


  1. Known as the entertainment capital of India, Mumbai is the busiest and largest metropolis of India.
  2. Delhi the national capital of India and the second largest metropolis is the land of my birth. (Web site)
  3. A full member is either a capital city or a city with more than one million inhabitants, City Mayors: Metropolis World Congress.


  1. This is a vibrant waterfront metropolis and buying a home here is like a dream come true.
  2. When visiting this vibrant South Florida metropolis, one could take a cab, ride public transport or rent a car to drive around the area themselves.


  1. Thailand's 76 provinces include the metropolis of greater Bangkok.
  2. The metropolis of Bangkok is probably the city with the fastest evolving real estate market in the country.
  3. Thon Buri, a former capital, is now a district under the administration of the Bangkok Metropolis.
  4. Bangkok offers visitors the opportunity to experience fascinating glimpse of Thailand's gentle culture amidst the bustle of a great and dynamic metropolis. (Web site)
  5. With an estimated population of about 13 million, it is the largest metropolis in India and the most populous city in the world.


  1. One of the biggest metropolis in India, Delhi is home to whopping population of millions of people.
  2. For about a week, this sleepy little desert burg becomes a thriving metropolis of motor home aficionados and other folks who want to get away from the cold.


  1. A city or an urban area regarded as the center of a specific activity: a great cultural metropolis. (Web site)
  2. Nicosia is conveniently located on the central plain, and offers the benefits of a metropolis without sacrificing its historical and cultural heritage.


  1. Ancient Athens occupied a very small area compared to the sprawling metropolis of modern Athens.
  2. Then there is the hustle and bustle of the modern city, a metropolis of 4.5 million that sprawls from the foot of Mt.
  3. Modern cities are often complex, with subcities within them, e.g., Newark, N.J., falls inside the New York metropolis.


  1. London could be considered the first Global City and modern metropolis in the world[ citation needed].
  2. Buying property in London can be a challenging business because London is a huge metropolis, comprising distinct areas, each with a different character.
  3. As Clark Kent, Superman lives among humans as a "mild-mannered reporter" for the Metropolis newspaper The Daily Planet (the Daily Star in original stories). (Web site)
  4. Adana was of relatively minor importance during the Roman period, while nearby Tarsus was the metropolis of the area. (Web site)
  5. At the height Lexcorp's power, Lex Luthor virtually owned every business enterprise in the city of Metropolis. (Web site)


  1. The city of Metropolis consisted of the buildings and monuments built on the acropolis and in terraced rows.


  1. Saltimbanco is a Cirque du Soleil signature show inspired by the urban fabric of the metropolis and its colorful inhabitants. (Web site)


  1. Accordingly Corinth became the metropolis of Epidamnus as well as of Corcyra. (Web site)

Quezon City

  1. Triangle Park in Quezon City is the latest addition to the commercial business districts in the metropolis.

Belize City

  1. Belize City is a bustling metropolis with heavy traffic and a busy population.
  2. Another Roman emperor, Constantine the Great, transformed the city into a great metropolis that he renamed Constantinopolis. (Web site)
  3. Metropolis Hostel is located in the historical old city of Istanbul. (Web site)
  4. The Daily Planet Building is the most recognizable landmark in the Metropolis skyline. (Web site)


  1. Public buses run by the BEST (an autonomous body under the BMC) cover almost all parts of the metropolis, as well as parts of Navi Mumbai and Thane.
  2. Public buses run by the BEST (an autonomous body under the BMC) cover almost all parts of the metropolis, as well as parts of Navi Mumbai and Thane district. (Web site)
  3. RNA Metropolis is one of the popular Residential Developments in Sewri of Mumbai. (Web site)


  1. The capital and largest city in Greece, Athens is a modern metropolis with a rich history that spans more than 3,000 years. (Web site)
  2. Pompey subjected Tarsus to Rome, and it became capital of the Roman province of Cilicia, the metropolis where the governor resided.
  3. When the province was divided it remained the civil and religious metropolis of Cilicia Prima. (Web site)


  1. The walls of Ankara Castle which once enclosed the fortified city proper are now lost in the centre of the sprawling metropolis. (Web site)
  2. Adana is an international metropolis, being the marketing and distribution centre for the Çukurova agricultural region.

Metro Manila

  1. The city is now part of Metropolitan Manila or Metro Manila, which is a bustling metropolis of four cities and thirteen municipalities. (Web site)
  2. To the west of the special wards, Tokyo Metropolis consists of cities, towns and villages that enjoy the same legal status as those elsewhere in Japan. (Web site)
  3. From Makati City, it is easy to reach the newest dining and entertainment hub in the Metropolis by private car or cab. (Web site)


  1. Riyadh is the capital city of Saudi Arabia and is the country's largest metropolis. (Web site)
  2. Jaworzno lies in the east of the largest metropolis in Poland and is one of the largest in the European Union, numbering about 3,5 million.
  3. Pergamum was the historical capital, originally the one metropolis of Asia, and still the official capital. (Web site)
  4. Among the places mentioned where the gospel was gladly received is Antioch, at that time the metropolis of Syria. (Web site)


  1. The fourth story arc reunites the four main characters for the world's largest auction in a sprawling metropolis called Yorkshin City.
  2. Anazarbus Castle was built in the 3rd century and served as the center of the ancient metropolis of Anavarza.


  1. The east district of the Upper Silesian Metropolitan Union - metropolis with the population of 2 millions. (Web site)
  2. Jeddah is a more cosmopolitan metropolis. (Web site)
  3. However, Adana Urban Area is made up of the urban populations of the four metropolis districts; Seyhan, Çukurova(district), Yüreğir and Sarıçam.


  1. This tour introduces you to the sprawling metropolis of Soweto (South Western Township) situated on the outskirts of Johannesburg.
  2. The sprawling metropolis featured in The Matrix series of films can be considered a megacity. (Web site)


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