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|• Total||430.8 sq mi (1,116 km2)|
|• Rank||185th in the U.S.|
|• Density||1,400.3/sq mi (540.6/km2)|
Greater Danbury, also known as the Housatonic Valley Region, is a region in the state of Connecticut centered on the city of Danbury. It consists of the city of Danbury and adjacent towns in the areas around the Housatonic River and the Still River.
The U.S. Census Bureau defines the metropolitan area of Danbury as the Danbury NECTA. It consists of the city of Danbury plus the towns of Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, and Sherman for a total of eight towns. As of the 2015, the population of the Danbury NECTA was 264,621. Although Redding and Ridgefield border The City of Danbury, they are technically classified within the NECTA's Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area.
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