Core city

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In urban planning, a core city, principal city metropolitan core, or central city, is the largest or most important city or cities of a metropolitan area.[1] A core city is surrounded by smaller satellite cities, towns, and suburbs.[2][3][4][5]

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  1. "Principal Cities 2012 Demographic Economic Patterns General Demographics".
  2. Caves, R. W. (2004). Encyclopedia of the City. Routledge. p. 72.
  3. "Central city definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary".
  4. "Definition of CENTRAL CITY". www.merriam-webster.com.
  5. "Principal Cities 2012 Demographic Economic Patterns General Demographics". proximityone.com.