2 edition of Metropolitan cities and towns in the third world found in the catalog.
Metropolitan cities and towns in the third world
International Congress on Human Settlements in Developing Countries (3rd 1987 University of Bombay, India)
by Habitat Centre International, and Centre for Human Settlements, India in Calcutta, India
Written in English
With special reference to India and Bangladesh.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by K.P. Bhattacharya.|
|Contributions||Bhattacharya, K. P., Habitat Centre International., Centre for Human Settlements, India.|
|LC Classifications||HT169.I5 I486 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. in various pagings :|
|LC Control Number||2004326116|
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With advanced search, you can select the feature city, village, that may contain what you need, although I don't think it has the size so it may contain a large number of localities too small to be usually considered city or town.
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