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Madurai is an energetic, ancient city on the Vaigai River in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the banks of River Vaigai, Madurai has been a major settlement for two millennia. Madurai has been selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under the Prime Minister's Smart Cities program.

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300 as of 2015. It lies within the United Kingdom's second-most populous urban area, with a population of 2.55 million.[

Mangalore (or Mangaluru) is an Arabian Sea port and a major commercial center in the Indian state of Karnataka. Mangalore developed as a port in the Arabian Sea during ancient times and became a major port of India. The port is used as a staging point for sea traffic along the Malabar Coast. Mangalore's economy comprises industrial, commercial, agricultural processing and port-related activities. The New Mangalore Port is India's eighth largest port, in terms of cargo handling.

Mannheim is a city in the southwestern part of Germany, the third-largest in the German state of Baden-Württemberg with a 2015 population of approximately 305,000 inhabitants. The city is at the centre of the larger densely populated Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region which has a population of 2,400,000 and is Germany's eighth-largest metropolitan region.

Maputo is the capital and most populous city of Mozambique. Located near the southern end of the country. The city had a population of 1,094,628 (2007). The Maputo metropolitan area includes the neighbouring city of Matola, and has a total population of 1,766,823.

Maputo is also noted for its vibrant cultural scene and distinctive, eclectic architecture.

Masaya is the capital city of Masaya department in Nicaragua. It is situated approximately 14 km west of Granada and 31 km southeast from Managua. The town of Masaya is just east of Masaya Volcano, an active volcano from which the city takes its name. It had an estimated population of 140,000 in 2005), and is Nicaragua's third most populous city.

Medellín is the second-largest city in Colombia and the capital of the department of Antioquia. It is located in the Aburrá Valley, a central region of the Andes Mountains in South America. The city has an estimated population of 2.5 million as of 2017. The metropolitan area of Medellín is the second-largest urban agglomeration in Colombia in terms of population and economy, with more than 3.7 million people.

Medellín is important to the region for its universities, academies, commerce, industry, science, health services, flower-growing and festivals.

Milan is the capital of Lombardy and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,366,037 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000. The wider Milan metropolitan area, known as Greater Milan, is a polycentric metropolitan region that extends over central Lombardy and eastern Piedmont and which counts an estimated total population of 7.5 million, making it by far the largest metropolitan area in Italy.

While Rome is Italy's political capital, Milan is the country's industrial and financial heart. 

Miskolc is a city in north-eastern Hungary. It has a population of 161,265 (1st Jan 2014) and a population of 263 658 in the metropolitan area. It is also the county capital of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén and the regional centre of Northern Hungary.

Miskolc is known for its heavy industry, and the largest boost to its economy was indeed provided by the industrialization during the Socialist era; in fact industry (including metallurgy) has a long history in the city.

The local government is trying to strengthen the city's role in culture and tourism.

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Montego Bay is the capital of the parish of St. James and is also Jamaica's only other officially incorporated city, referred to as The Second City. The city with a population of 110,115 (2011), is however the fourth largest urban area by population after Kingston, Spanish Town and Portmore, all of which form the Greater Kingston Metropolitan Area, home to over half a million people. 

 The city is enclosed in a watershed, drained by several rivers such as the Montego River.

Montevideo is the capital and largest city of Uruguay. The southernmost capital city in the Americas, Montevideo is situated in the southern coast of the country, on the northeastern bank of the Río de la Plata. According to the 2011 census, the city proper has a population of 1,319,108 (about one-third of the country's total population). The metropolitan area has just below 2 million inhabitants.

Montpellier is a city in southern France. It is the capital of the Hérault department. Montpellier is the 7th-largest city of France, and is also the fastest-growing city in the country over the past 25 years. In 2014, 589,610 people lived in the urban area and 275,318 in the city itself.

Nearly one third of the population are students from three universities and from three higher education institutions that are outside the university framework in the city.

Montreal is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada as a whole. The city is centred on the Island of Montreal, which took its name from the same source as the city, and a few much smaller peripheral islands.

Moscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 12.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area. Moscow has the status of a Russian federal city.

Moscow is a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific centre of Russia and Eastern Europe, as well as the largest city entirely on the European continent.

Muzaffarpur is a sub-metropolitan city located in Muzaffarpur district in the Tirhut region of Bihar. It is situated on the banks of the perennial Burhi Gandak River, which flows from the Someshwar Hills of Himalayas. It also serves as the headquarters of Tirhut division, Muzaffarpur district and the Muzaffarpur Railway District. It is the fourth most populous city in Bihar.