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The metropolisation is a morphological version of urbanization and is characterized by the concentration of the different kinds of activity and population in the centres of the country and the growth of the share of population of metropolis agglomeration in the country population. The basis of metropolisation processes and the level of its development are determined by the rank of city and by the corresponding underlying processes of urbanization. The aim of the article is to describe existing processes of metropolization in order to refer them to the situation in Ukraine.
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