Translation of conurbation in Spanish:


conurbación, n.

Pronunciation /ˌkɑnərˈbeɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌkɒnəˈbeɪʃ(ə)n/

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    conurbación feminine
    • The almost relentless growth in property crime of recent decades has affected the whole country - rural areas, small towns, provincial cities, and major conurbations.
    • Areas outside the major conurbations and the corridors linking them are still deprived of much necessary infrastructure.
    • Each category of settlement - the hamlets, the villages, the towns, the cities, the conurbations - appears to have its own characteristic scale of distance.
    • This established a two-tier system of thirty-nine counties and six metropolitan counties for the major conurbations outside London.
    • The two reviews considered health authorities as the unit of analysis, but in cities or conurbations it makes sense to consider whole geographical areas.
    • Why are the turnover rates in these three conurbations higher in inner city areas and in teaching trusts and more acute in larger cities, particularly London?
    • It states that in Africa, Asia and Latin America there are 600 million people living in squatter settlements around conurbations that lack any sanitation infrastructure.
    • ‘They are frequently conurbations or city regions such as Amsterdam, Manchester, Singapore or Silicon Valley,’ he said.
    • Great cities and conurbations are developed by visionaries who instill pride and optimism in their fellow citizens.
    • The stars in the sky glowed with an ambience only seen outside the urban conurbations.
    • The area adjoins the Dublin conurbation, and is a designated green belt amenity and agricultural resource base.
    • It is in the roads leading to the city centre and those carrying traffic past the major conurbation.
    • We can learn a great deal from the experience of other major conurbations across Europe.
    • It's likely to be close to a major conurbation with good road and rail links.
    • And we will need a pilot somewhere in the UK - probably in a major conurbation or region of the country.
    • ‘When Swindon was growing as a new town thousands of young couples were settled in areas to the west and east of the conurbation,’ said Coun Perkins.
    • Manchester is a major city at the heart of a large urban conurbation.
    • Developers are looking at big cities and Bradford is a large conurbation.
    • Greater Milan is the largest conurbation in Italy (though Rome as a city is larger).
    • We were promised this super hospital, not just for the city, but for the whole conurbation, because that is what we need.