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11th Jun '16 10:10:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* Creator/WilliamGibson's SprawlTrilogy has the titular [[TitleDrop Sprawl]], more officially known as BAMA, the Boston-Atlanta Metropolitan Axis, presumably an extension of the real Bos-Wash. Also notable for being almost completely covered by geodesic domes. Judging from descriptions in ''Literature/{{Neuromancer}}'' Chiba City and the other cities around Tokyo Bay also count.
* In one of AndreiLivadny's ''Literature/TheHistoryOfTheGalaxy'' novels, Earth cities are mentioned to have become these with populations of major cities approaching 20 billion ''each''. That's nearly triple the population of the entire world today in a single city. This is the main reason why President John Winston Hammer of the [[TheEmpire Earth Alliance]] sends a fleet to force the recently-discovered [[LostColony Lost Colonies]] into submission, so as to offload the extra population. By the time of the later novels, most of the population has moved to new colonies or died in the First Galactic War (the 30-year war with the colonies, which Earth ultimately loses) with only about 100 million people left on Earth. Most urban areas, now abandoned, are covered by lush jungles, and many surviving landmarks have been moved to other areas for preservation. After the war, the colonies emerge as the industrial, economic, and scientific power in human space, forming the [[TheFederation Confederacy of Suns]] for mutual protection (Earth isn't included).

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* Creator/WilliamGibson's SprawlTrilogy ''Literature/SprawlTrilogy'' has the titular [[TitleDrop Sprawl]], more officially known as BAMA, the Boston-Atlanta Metropolitan Axis, presumably an extension of the real Bos-Wash. Also notable for being almost completely covered by geodesic domes. Judging from descriptions in ''Literature/{{Neuromancer}}'' Chiba City and the other cities around Tokyo Bay also count.
* In one of AndreiLivadny's Creator/AndreiLivadny's ''Literature/TheHistoryOfTheGalaxy'' novels, Earth cities are mentioned to have become these with populations of major cities approaching 20 billion ''each''. That's nearly triple the population of the entire world today in a single city. This is the main reason why President John Winston Hammer of the [[TheEmpire Earth Alliance]] sends a fleet to force the recently-discovered [[LostColony Lost Colonies]] into submission, so as to offload the extra population. By the time of the later novels, most of the population has moved to new colonies or died in the First Galactic War (the 30-year war with the colonies, which Earth ultimately loses) with only about 100 million people left on Earth. Most urban areas, now abandoned, are covered by lush jungles, and many surviving landmarks have been moved to other areas for preservation. After the war, the colonies emerge as the industrial, economic, and scientific power in human space, forming the [[TheFederation Confederacy of Suns]] for mutual protection (Earth isn't included).
9th Jun '16 12:57:25 PM VampireBuddha
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* ''TheJetsons''

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* ''TheJetsons''Metropia in ''Westernanimation/{{Phantom 2040}}'' is a self-governing {{city state}} of 32 million inhabitants - that's over 10% of the entire population of America at the time it was made.
2nd Apr '16 2:33:33 PM Morgenthaler
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2nd Apr '16 2:30:04 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/{{Aftermath}}: Population Overload'': Most of the population of North America becomes concentrated around the Great Lakes after a drought-induced mass migration. A massive mega city surrounds the lakes.
19th Mar '16 10:46:22 PM Alceister
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** Speaking of Canada, the Greater Toronto Area (which includes the City of UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}} as well as several other nearby towns and cities of varying sizes) contains over 6 million people and occupies an area of over 7,000 square kilometres. This alone represents about one sixth of the entire population of Canada. With that said, it falls short of the usual definition of a mega city as a metropolitan area with more than 10 million people.



* Speaking of Canada, the Greater Toronto Area (which includes the City of UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}} as well as several other nearby towns and cities of varying sizes) contains over 6 million people and occupies an area of over 7,000 square kilometres. This alone represents about one sixth of the entire population of Canada.
1st Mar '16 10:16:22 PM Alceister
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* Speaking of Canada, the Greater Toronto Area (which includes the City of UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}} as well as several other towns and cities of varying sizes) contains over 6 million people and occupies an area of over 7,000 square kilometres. This alone represents about one sixth of the entire population of Canada.

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* Speaking of Canada, the Greater Toronto Area (which includes the City of UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}} as well as several other nearby towns and cities of varying sizes) contains over 6 million people and occupies an area of over 7,000 square kilometres. This alone represents about one sixth of the entire population of Canada.
1st Mar '16 10:08:34 PM Alceister
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* Speaking of Canada, the Greater Toronto Area (which includes the City of UsefulNotes/Toronto as well as several other towns and cities of varying sizes) contains over 6 million people and occupies an area of over 7,000 square kilometres. This alone represents about one sixth of the entire population of Canada.

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* Speaking of Canada, the Greater Toronto Area (which includes the City of UsefulNotes/Toronto UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}} as well as several other towns and cities of varying sizes) contains over 6 million people and occupies an area of over 7,000 square kilometres. This alone represents about one sixth of the entire population of Canada.
1st Mar '16 10:08:10 PM Alceister
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* Speaking of Canada, the [Greater Toronto Area https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_Toronto_Area] (which includes the City of Toronto as well as several other towns and cities of varying sizes) contains over 6 million people and occupies an area of over 7,000 square kilometres. This alone represents about one sixth of the entire population of Canada.

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* Speaking of Canada, the [Greater Greater Toronto Area https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_Toronto_Area] (which includes the City of Toronto UsefulNotes/Toronto as well as several other towns and cities of varying sizes) contains over 6 million people and occupies an area of over 7,000 square kilometres. This alone represents about one sixth of the entire population of Canada.
1st Mar '16 10:07:16 PM Alceister
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* Keihanshin (Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe) is no slouch either. The figures varies depending on the method, but it is somewhere around 17-20 million people. Unlike other metropolitan regions, however, Keihanshin was unique in that UsefulNotes/{{Kyoto}} and Osaka were (and to some extent, still are) separate cities with separate civic cultures for most of Japan's history. It was only until rise of modern transport in the early-to-mid 20th Century that the two cities started to form the metropolitan region.

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* Keihanshin (Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe) is no slouch either. The figures varies depending on the method, but it is somewhere around 17-20 million people. Unlike other metropolitan regions, however, Keihanshin was unique in that UsefulNotes/{{Kyoto}} and Osaka were (and to some extent, still are) separate cities with separate civic cultures for most of Japan's history. It was only until rise of modern transport in the early-to-mid 20th Century that the two cities started to form the an integrated metropolitan region.region.
* Speaking of Canada, the [Greater Toronto Area https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_Toronto_Area] (which includes the City of Toronto as well as several other towns and cities of varying sizes) contains over 6 million people and occupies an area of over 7,000 square kilometres. This alone represents about one sixth of the entire population of Canada.
6th Oct '15 1:27:49 PM StFan
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* The city of [=NorthAm=] in ''MagnusRobotFighter,'' which covers all of North America.

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* The city of [=NorthAm=] in ''MagnusRobotFighter,'' ''ComicBook/MagnusRobotFighter,'' which covers all of North America.
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