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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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A megacity is usually defined as a metropolitan area with a total population in excess of ten million people.<ref>"How Big Can Cities Get?" New Scientist Magazine, 17 June 2006, page 41.</ref> A megacity can be a single metropolitan area or two or more metropolitan areas that converge. The terms conurbation, metropolis and metroplex are also applied to the latter.


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