* FZMAUR consists of metropolitan areas and urban agglomerations set up according to Law no. 215/2001 with the subsequent amendments and additions, only if the population of the corresponding administrative-territorial units, members of the metropolitan areas or urban agglomerations, is of at least 200.000 inhabitants.

* FZMAUR is a legal entity of private law, with no patrimonial purpose, apolitical and non-governmental, established with the purpose of representing its members in the relations with central public authorities or international institutions.

* The mission of FZMAUR is to contribute to the polycentric development of Romania, through active involvement in the process of territorial, social and economic cohesion in the existing metropolitan areas and urban agglomerations.

* The metropolitan areas and urban agglomerations constitute at present, the engines of sustainable development in Romania, and they are places where “the economic and social future” of the country is being build.                      

* Within this context, we invite all metropolitan areas and urban agglomerations, which are not members of the Federation yet, to join us in the achievement of these goals.