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The wikipedia list of largest Urban Areas in the European Union includes 63 areas larger than 750 thousand and 27 larger than 1.5 million, namely:

Paris 10.1M
London 8.51M
Madrid 5.56M
Ruhr 5.32M
Barcelona 5.08M
Milan 4.28M
Berlin 3.68M
Rotterdam-The Hague 3.35M
Athens 3.25M
Naples 2.91M
Upper Silesia 2.80M
Lisbon 2.76M
Cologne-Bonn 2.48M
SouthRuhr-Duesseldorf-Wueppertal 2.38M
Bucharest 2.30M
Hamburg 2.29M
Birmingham-Wolverhampton 2.28M
Manchester 2.24M
Budapest 2.23M
Vienna 2.17M
Warsaw 2.07M
Brussels 1.98M
Porto 1.80M
Glasgow 1.75M
Munich 1.66M
Leeds-Bradford 1.52M


"It's the statue, man, The Statue."
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Mar 24th, 2007 at 06:34:03 PM EST
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In that case,

Has connection:

  1. Paris 10.1M
  2. Madrid 5.56M
  3. Berlin 3.68M
  4. Naples 2.91M
  5. Cologne-Bonn 2.48M
  6. Brussels 1.98M

Will have direct connection with some certainty:

  1. London 8.51M
  2. Barcelona 5.08M
  3. Milan 4.28M
  4. Rotterdam-The Hague 3.35M (By the end of the year)
  5. Lisbon 2.76M
  6. Hamburg 2.29M
  7. Vienna 2.17M (Well, for 250 km/h)
  8. Porto 1.80M
  9. Munich 1.66M


*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Sat Mar 24th, 2007 at 06:51:01 PM EST
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You somehow clipped Rome, that would be 7th on the first list. Of the remaining 11, 8 should have high-speed lines built to (the Warshaw-Katowice/Kraków, London-Leeds-Newcastle [Edinburgh], London-Birmingham-Liverpool/-Manchester-Glasgow[/-Edinburgh] lines and direct connections into the Ruhr area).

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Sat Mar 24th, 2007 at 07:24:13 PM EST
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