A macroregion is a geopolitical subdivision that encompasses several traditionally or politically defined regions the meaning may vary, the common denominator being cultural, economical, historical or social similarity within a macroregion. The term is often used in the context of
*It may refer to various kinds of grouping of
nation states basing on geographical proximity. [John H. Dunning (2000) "Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy", ISBN 0198295367]
Romania, macroregiuni ("macroregions") are a higher-level subdivision of the country.
Greater Regionof Saarland-Lorraine- Luxembourg- Rhineland-Palatinate- Wallonia- French Community of Belgium- and German-speaking Community of Belgium, which has not found a specific shortcut yet, is called "the macroregion".
Physiographic macroregions of China
Regions of Brazilare often referred to as "macroregions", to avoid the confusion of the common word " region"
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