Transborder agglomeration

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A transborder agglomeration is an agglomeration or conurbation that extends into multiple territories, countries or states.

List of transborder agglomerations[edit]

Europe[edit]

Main municipalities Countries Total population
Baarle-Hertog - Baarle-Nassau Belgium, Netherlands 9,262
Basel - Huningue - Weil am Rhein (Regio TriRhena) Switzerland, France, Germany 2.3 million
Bourg-Madame - Puigcerdà France, Spain
Cieszyn - Český Těšín Poland, Czech Republic
Saarbrücken - Forbach France, Germany 700,000
Geneva - Annemasse - Ferney-Voltaire - Nyon (France-Vaud-Geneva basin or Grand Genève) Switzerland, France 890,000 (2008)
Gorizia - Nova Gorica Italy, Slovenia
Görlitz - Zgorzelec Germany, Poland 85,000
Guben - Gubin Germany, Poland 35,000
Hendaye - Irun France, Spain
Komárno - Komárom Slovakia, Hungary 56,000
Le Perthus - Els Límits France, Spain 700
Lille - Roubaix - Tourcoing - Mouscron - Tournai - Kortrijk France, Belgium 1.85 million
Longwy - Aubange - Pétange France, Belgium, Luxembourg 80,000
Strasbourg - Kehl France, Germany 700,000
Konstanz - Kreuzlingen Germany, Switzerland 110,000
Kerkrade - Herzogenrath Netherlands, Germany 95,000
Frankfurt (Oder) - Słubice Germany, Poland 75,000
Haparanda - Tornio Sweden, Finland 32,000
Pello - Pello Sweden, Finland 4,500
Karesuando - Karesuvanto Sweden, Finland 500
Imatra - Svetogorsk Finland, Russia 45,000
Rousse - Giurgiu Bulgaria, Romania 250,000
Lifford - Strabane Ireland, United Kingdom 18,500
Valka - Valga Latvia, Estonia 20,000
Szczecin Poland, Germany 763.321

North America[edit]

Main municipalities Countries Total population
Vancouver - Fraser Valley - Whatcom County Canada, United States 2,920,800
Detroit-Windsor United States, Canada 5,700,000
Niagara Falls - Niagara Falls United States, Canada 138,000
Port Huron - Sarnia/Point Edward United States, Canada 105,776
International Falls - Fort Frances United States, Canada 15,000
Buffalo - Fort Erie United States, Canada 291,270
Sault Ste. Marie - Sault Ste. Marie United States, Canada
San Diego–Tijuana United States, Mexico 5,105,769[1]
Calexico - Mexicali United States, Mexico
San Luis - San Luis Río Colorado United States, Mexico
Lukeville - Sonoyta United States, Mexico
Sasabe - Sáric United States, Mexico
Nogales - Nogales United States, Mexico
Naco - Naco United States, Mexico
Douglas - Agua Prieta United States, Mexico
El Paso–Juárez United States, Mexico 2,500,000[2]
Presidio - Ojinaga United States, Mexico
Del Rio - Ciudad Acuña United States, Mexico
Eagle Pass - Piedras Negras United States, Mexico
Laredo–Nuevo Laredo United States, Mexico 775 481[3]
Rio Grande City - Camargo United States, Mexico
Reynosa–McAllen Metropolitan Area United States, Mexico 1,700,000[4]
Matamoros–Brownsville Metropolitan Area United States, Mexico 1,136,995[5]

South America[edit]

Main municipalities Countries Total population
Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni - Albina French Guiana (France), Suriname
Saint-Georges-de-l'Oyapock - Oiapoque French Guiana (France), Brazil
Santana do Livramento - Rivera Brazil, Uruguay
Chuí - Chuy Brazil, Uruguay
Corumbá - Puerto Suárez Brazil, Bolivia
Leticia - Tabatinga - Santa Rosa Colombia - Brazil - Peru
Ponta Porã - Pedro Juan Caballero Brazil, Paraguay
Foz do Iguaçu - Ciudad del Este - Puerto Iguazu Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina 800,000
Bernardo de Irigoyen - Barracão - Dionisio Cerqueira Argentina, Brazil
Uruguaiana - Paso de los Libres Brazil, Argentina

Asia[edit]

Main municipalities Countries Total population
Astara - Astara Iran, Azerbaijan 100,000
Basra - Khorramshahr - Abadan Iraq - Iran 2,000,000
Blagoveshchensk - Heihe Russia - China 400,000
Dandong - Sinuiju China, North Korea 1,000,000
Dhahran - Jubail - Manama Saudi Arabia - Bahrain 2,000,000
Fergana - Kyzyl-Kiya Uzbekistan - Tajikistan 300,000
Sijori (Singapore - Johor Bahru - Batam - Bintan) Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia 9,000,000
Macau - Zhuhai - Jiangmen Macau - Mainland China 3,000,000
Mukdahan - Savannakhet Thailand - Laos 200,000
Padang Besar - Padang Besar Malaysia, Thailand 20,000
Hong Kong - Shenzhen Hong Kong - Mainland China 19,000,000
Lahore - Amritsar Pakistan - India 12,000,000
Jerusalem - Bethlehem - Ramallah Palestine, Israel 1,000,000
Vientiane - Nong Khai Laos - Thailand 900,000

Africa[edit]

Main municipalities Countries Total population
Kinshasa-Brazzaville Democratic Republic of the Congo-Republic of the Congo 12,000,000
Goma-Gisenyi Democratic Republic of the Congo-Rwanda 1,000,000

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "San Diego - Tijuana". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 2007-10-01. Retrieved 1 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "The 411 - Fascinating Facts". Guest Life: El Paso/Juarez and Southern New Mexico. Retrieved 17 Feb 2010. 
  3. ^ "Nuevo Laredo Metro area". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 9 Feb 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "McAllen Overview". McAllen Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Matamoros-Brownsville". World Gazetteer. Retrieved 22 August 2011.