"A city is a large human settlement. It can be defined as a permanent and densely settled place with administratively defined boundaries whose members work primarily on non-agricultural tasks. Cities generally have extensive systems for housing, transportation, sanitation, utilities, land use, and communication. Their density facilitates interaction between people, government organisations and businesses, sometimes benefiting different parties in the process.

Historically, city-dwellers have been a small proportion of humanity overall, but following two centuries of unprecedented and rapid urbanisation, roughly half of the world population now lives in cities, which has had profound consequences for global sustainability. Present-day cities usually form the core of larger metropolitan areas and urban areas—creating numerous commuters traveling towards city centres for employment, entertainment, and edification. However, in a world of intensifying globalisation, all cities are in different degree also connected globally beyond these regions." - ( 13.11.2019)

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Über den Dächern der StadtMedaille zum Jubiläum 250 Jahre Garnisonsstadt Weißenfels 2013Wappen der Stadt Weißenfels ca. 2000-2014LandschaftAus Soest, Blatt aus der Mappe "Die Schaffenden", I. Jahrgang, 1. Mappe, Verlag Gustav Kiepenheuer, Weimar, 1919Deutsches Städtchen, Illustration für die Zeitschrift "Der Bildermann. Steinzeichnungen für’s deutsche Volk." herausgegeben von Paul Cassirer, 1916 (Heft 3, 5. Mai, S. 2)
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