Central business district

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A central business district (CBD) is the commercial and business center of a city.wikipedia
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City of London

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In London, for example, the "city centre" is usually regarded as encompassing the historic City of London and the mediaeval City of Westminster, whereas the City of London and the transformed Docklands area are regarded as its two CBDs.
The City of London is a city and (as the City and County of the City of London ) a local government district that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.

Downtown

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Geographically, it often coincides with the "city centre" or "downtown", but the two concepts are separate: many cities have a central business district located away from its commercial or cultural city centre or downtown, or even several CBDs at once.
Downtown is a term primarily used in North America by English-speakers to refer to a city's commercial, cultural and often the historical, political and geographic heart, and is often synonymous with its central business district (CBD).

Chicago Loop

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In Chicago, the Chicago Loop is the second largest central business district in the United States and is also referred to as the core of the city's downtown.
The Loop, one of Chicago's 77 designated community areas, is the central business district in the downtown area of the city.

Midtown Manhattan

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In New York City, Midtown Manhattan is the largest central business district in the city and in the world; yet Lower Manhattan, commonly called Downtown Manhattan, represents the second largest, and second, distinct CBD in New York City and is geographically situated south of Midtown.
Midtown Manhattan is the largest central business district in the world and ranks among the most expensive pieces of real estate; Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan commands the world's highest retail rents, with average annual rents at US3,000 $/ft2 in 2017.

Sydney central business district

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It is used in particular to refer to the skyscraper districts in state capital cities such as Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Sydney.
The Sydney Central Business District (CBD) is the main commercial centre of Sydney, the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia.

City centre

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Geographically, it often coincides with the "city centre" or "downtown", but the two concepts are separate: many cities have a central business district located away from its commercial or cultural city centre or downtown, or even several CBDs at once.
In Australia, the term "Central Business District" is widely used to refer to the city centre, but usage of the term "City Centre" is increasing, especially in Melbourne.

Downtown Toronto

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Toronto has Downtown Toronto (the largest in Canada), which includes the Financial District of Canada, major sporting and entertainment venues, educational institutions and multiple corporate headquarters.
Downtown Toronto is the main central business district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Financial District, Toronto

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Toronto has Downtown Toronto (the largest in Canada), which includes the Financial District of Canada, major sporting and entertainment venues, educational institutions and multiple corporate headquarters.
The Financial District is the central business district of Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Mississauga

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Toronto's surrounding suburban cities of Mississauga, Vaughan and Markham contain developed or developing central business districts.
During the latter half of the 20th century, the city attracted a multicultural population and built up a thriving central business district.

Midtown, Toronto

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Midtown Toronto is another secondary central business district that rapidly developed during the 20th century from initially being a suburb.
Midtown Toronto is one of four central business districts outside Downtown Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Perth

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It is used in particular to refer to the skyscraper districts in state capital cities such as Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Sydney.
The central business district of Perth is bounded by the Swan River to the south and east, with Kings Park on the western end, while the railway reserve formed a northern border.

La Défense

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La Défense is a major business district located three kilometres west of the city limits of Paris.

Lyon-Part-Dieu Business District

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La Part-Dieu is the central business district (CBD) and beating heart of Lyon Metropolis, inside an urban area of more than 2.2 million inhabitants.

London

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In London, for example, the "city centre" is usually regarded as encompassing the historic City of London and the mediaeval City of Westminster, whereas the City of London and the transformed Docklands area are regarded as its two CBDs.
London's finance industry is based in the City of London and Canary Wharf, the two major business districts in London.

Bankenviertel

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In Frankfurt, there is a business district which is in the geographical centre of the city and it is called the Bankenviertel.
Bankenviertel (banking district) is the name of the central business district in Frankfurt, Germany.

Central, Hong Kong

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In Hong Kong, Central, Sheung Wan, Wanchai and Causeway Bay are considered as the central business districts of Victoria City.
Central (also Central District; ) is the central business district of Hong Kong.

Vaughan

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Toronto's surrounding suburban cities of Mississauga, Vaughan and Markham contain developed or developing central business districts.
The Vaughan Metropolitan Centre is a new central business district under development in Vaughan, Ontario.

Inner city

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Both terms can be literally translated to mean "inner city" and "city centre".
Sociologists sometimes turn this euphemism into a formal designation, applying the term "inner city" to such residential areas, rather than to geographically more central commercial districts.

North York

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Additional central business districts in Toronto's divisions Etobicoke, North York, and Scarborough serve their respective populations as local commercial areas.
The district's central business district is known as North York Centre, which was the location of the former city's government and major corporate headquarters.

Golden Triangle of Jakarta

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The largest CBD in Indonesia is known as the Golden Triangle (Segitiga Emas in Indonesian language) in Jakarta.
The area is the main CBD of Jakarta, where most of the tallest skyscrapers are located.

Etobicoke

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Additional central business districts in Toronto's divisions Etobicoke, North York, and Scarborough serve their respective populations as local commercial areas.
Islington–City Centre West is one of several central business districts outside of downtown Toronto.

Scarborough, Toronto

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Additional central business districts in Toronto's divisions Etobicoke, North York, and Scarborough serve their respective populations as local commercial areas.
The area has become one of Toronto's new secondary business districts outside of Downtown Toronto.

Jakarta

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The largest CBD in Indonesia is known as the Golden Triangle (Segitiga Emas in Indonesian language) in Jakarta.
The Golden Triangle of Jakarta is one of the fastest evolving CBD's in the Asia-Pacific region.

Quebec City

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Cities, such as Quebec City, Halifax, and Ottawa, mostly contain downtowns with cultural and heritage landmarks which restrict the heights of developments.
While the traditional central business districts and their large office buildings are found on Parliament Hill (especially for provincial administration) and just below in Saint-Roch (nowadays notable for IT and the video game industry), a newer one has emerged in the boulevard Laurier (fr) area of Sainte-Foy, where a number of accounting and law firms have moved since the 2000s.

Ortigas Center

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Ortigas Center (middle), with an area of more than 100 ha, is the Philippines' second most important business district after the Makati CBD and is home to Asian Development Bank.
Ortigas Center is a central business district located within the joint boundaries of Pasig, Mandaluyong and Quezon City, within the Metro Manila region in the Philippines.