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A macroregion is a geopolitical subdivision that encompasses several traditionally or politically defined regions or countries. The meaning may vary, with the common denominator being cultural, economical, historical or social similarity within a macroregion. The term is often used in the context of globalization.

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The term "macroregion" may be also used in the context of natural regions, like in Slovenia.[4]

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  1. ^ John H. Dunning (2000) "Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy", ISBN 0-19-829536-7
  2. ^ G.W. Skinner (ed.) (1977) "The City in Late Imperial China." Stanford University Press.
  3. ^ p. 100, Trade, networks, and hierarchies: modeling regional and interregional economies, edited by Geoffrey Hewings, Michael Sonis, and David E. Boyce, Springer, 2002, ISBN 3-540-43087-3.
  4. ^ Ogrin, Darko (August 2004). "Modern climate change in Slovenia" (PDF). Slovenia: a geographical overview. Association of the Geographical Societies of Slovenia. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 20, 2006. Retrieved 1 April 2008.