Metroplex

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For other uses, see Metroplex (disambiguation).

A metroplex is a contiguous metropolitan area that has more than one principal anchor city of near equal importance.

It is this "near equal" importance that makes cities such as Tokyo, Mexico City, New York City, Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, and Phoenix not metroplexes, though they do have secondary anchor cities in their metropolitan areas.

Examples[edit]

China[edit]

Germany[edit]

Korea[edit]

Japan[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Poland[edit]

Serbia[edit]

Turkey[edit]

United Arab Emirates[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

In the United States, the term "Metroplex" most often refers to the Dallas–Fort Worth area. Other metropolitan areas in the U.S. that may locally be called a "metroplex" are:

Multinational[edit]