List of metropolitan areas in the Americas This is a list of the fifty most populous metropolitan areas in the Americas as of 2015, the most recent year for which official census results, estimates or projections are available for every major metropolitan area in the Americas. Where available, it uses official definitions of metropolitan areas based on the concept of a single urban core and its immediate surroundings, as opposed to .Southwestern United States The Southwestern United States, also known as the American Southwest, Desert Southwest, or simply the Southwest, is the informal name for a region of the western United States.Definitions of the regions boundaries vary a great deal and have never been standardized, though many boundaries have been proposed. For example, one definition includes the stretch from the Mojave Desert in California .Ship prefix A ship prefix is a combination of letters, usually abbreviations, used in front of the name of a civilian or naval ship that has historically served numerous purposes, such as identifying the vessels mode of propulsion, purpose, or ownership/nationality. In the modern environment prefixes are used inconsistently in civilian service, however, in government service the vessels prefix is seldom .Western United States These are the largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas MSA with a population above 500,000 in the 13 Western states with population estimates as of July 1, 2015 as defined by the United States Census Bureau: Rank West Rank USA MSA Population State s 1: 2: Los AngelesLong BeachAnaheim MSA: 13,340,068 : California: 2: 11: San FranciscoOaklandHayward MSA: 4,656,132: California: 3: 12 .Chilean Americans Chilean Americans Spanish: chilenoamericanos, chilenoestadounidenses, norteamericanos de origen chileno or estadounidenses de origen chileno are Americans who have full or partial origin from Chile.. The Chilean population from the U.S. census was 126,810. In the United States, Chileans are the fourth smallest Hispanic group from South America and the fifth smallest overall amongst all .Dassault Falcon 900 The Dassault Falcon 900, commonly abbreviated as the F900, is a . Falcon 900 MSA Maritime patrol version for Japan Coast Guard. This variant is equipped with search radar and a hatch for dropping rescue stores. Falcon 900B Revised production version from 1991. Powered by 21.13 kN 4,750 lbf TFE7315BR1C engines. Falcon 900C Replacement for 900B with improved avionics. Introduced in 2000 .Volkswagen Beetle The Volkswagen Beetleofficially the Volkswagen Type 1, informally in German the Kfer meaning beetle/Lady Bug Coccinellidae , in parts of the Englishspeaking world the Bug, and known by many other nicknames in other sis a twodoor, rearengine economy car, intended for five occupants later, Beetles were restricted to four people in some countries , that was manufactured .Islam in the United States The Muslim Students Association MSA is a group dedicated, by its own description, to Islamic societies on college campuses in Canada and the United States for the good of Muslim students. The MSA is involved in providing Muslims on various campuses the opportunity to practice their religion and to ease and facilitate such activities. MSA is also involved in social activities, such as fund .List of South American metropolitan areas by population . So Paulo, the largest metropolitan area in South America. This is a list of the fifty most populous metropolitan areas in South America as of 2015, the most recent year for which official census results, estimates or projections are available for every major metropolitan area in South America. All figures refer to midyear populations.Quality Schools International Quality Schools International QSI , founded by Jim Gilson and Duane Root, is a group of nonprofit international schools offering education in the English , in a number of countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas. The first school was founded in 1971. The organizations world headquarters is in Ljubljana, SloveniaDilbit Dilbit diluted bitumen is a bitumen diluted with one or more lighter petroleum products, typically naturalgas condensates such as naphtha.Diluting bitumen makes it much easier to transport, for example in pipelines.Per the Alberta Oil Sands Bitumen Valuation Methodology, Dilbit Blends means Blends made from heavy crudes and/or bitumens and a diluent, usually naturalgas condensate, for .Jason F Beans Jason F. Beans born December 20, 1969 is an Americanbased entrepreneur and the President/CEO Rising Medical Solutions a Chicago, Illinoisbased healthcare management company. Early life and education. Jason Beans was born in Columbia, South Carolina to his parents, Tim Beans and Mary Jo. His parents entered Peace Corps and trained in Spanish in Seven Trust before being deployed to .Ecuadorian Americans The U.S. state with the smallest Ecuadorian population as of 2010 was North Dakota with 55 Ecuadorians less than 0.1 of state population . US Metro areas with largest Ecuadorian population. The largest Ecuadorian populations are found within these areas Source: Census 2010 New YorkNorthern New JerseyLong Island, NYNJPA MSA 316,243Small formfactor pluggable transceiver The small formfactor pluggable SFP is a compact, hotpluggable network interface module used for both telecommunication and data communications applications. The form factor and electrical interface are specified by a multisource agreement MSA under the auspices of the Small Form Factor Committee. It is a popular industry format jointly developed and supported by many network component .Bohai Sea The Bohai Sea or Bo Sea, also known as Bohai Gulf, Bo Gulf or Pohai Bay Chinese: literally: Bo Sea , is a marginal sea approximately 78,000 km 2 30,000 sq mi in area in the east coast of mainland China.It is the northwestern and innermost extension of the Yellow Sea, to which it communicates to the east via the Bohai Strait.. A mediumsized gulf, the Bohai Sea is enclosed by four .New Orleans New Orleans / r l i n z, r l i n z /, locally / r l n z / French: La NouvelleOrlans la nuvlle is a consolidated cityparish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana.With an estimated population of 391,006 in 2018, it is the most populous city in Louisiana. Serving as a major port, New .Talk:List of metropolitan areas in the Americas This article is within the scope of WikiProject Cities, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of cities, towns and various other settlements on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. List This article has been rated as ListClass on the projects quality scale.AlsaceLorraine The Imperial Territory of AlsaceLorraine German: Reichsland ElsaLothringen or ElsassLothringen Alsatian: s Rchslnd ElsssLothrnga Moselle Franconian/Luxembourgish: DRichland ElsassLoutrengen was a territory created by the German Empire in 1871, after it annexed most of Alsace and the Moselle department of Lorraine following its victory in the FrancoPrussian War.Western United States The Western U.S. is the largest region of the country, covering more than half the land area of the United States. It is also the most geographically diverse, incorporating geographic regions such as the temperate rainforests of the Northwest, the highest mountain ranges including the Rocky Mountains, the Sierra Nevada, and the Cascade Range , numerous glaciers, and the western portions of .Midwestern United States The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau also known as Region 2 . It occupies the northern central part of the United States. It was officially named the North Central Region by the Census Bureau until 1984. It is located between the Northeastern United States .Ministry of Aquatic and Air Transport Venezuela The Ministry of Aquatic and Air Transport Ministerio del Poder Popular para Transporte Acutico y Areo, Ministry of the Popular Power of Aquatic and Air Transport, MPPTAA or MTAA is a ministry of the Government of Venezuela.Its head office is on the 12th floor of the Torre Pequiven in Chacao Municipality, Caracas.. The ministry includes the Direccin General para la Prevencin e .