Urban Geography Quiz

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Which term refers to the study of the physical form and structure of urban areas?

Urban morphology

What is the term for the area surrounding a city or town that is economically and socially influenced by it?

Sphere of influence

What are the different types of human settlements?

Types of settlement

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Urban Geography

  • Urban Morphology refers to the study of the physical form and structure of urban areas.

Urban Influence

  • The area surrounding a city or town that is economically and socially influenced by it is called the Urban Fringe or Peri-Urban Area.

Types of Human Settlements

  • Rural Settlements: found in the countryside, characterized by scattered farms, villages, and small towns.
  • Urban Settlements: cities and towns, characterized by high population density, economic activities, and social interactions.
  • Intermediate Settlements: towns and small cities, blending characteristics of rural and urban settlements.
  • -linear Settlements: settlements along roads, rivers, or coastlines, e.g., ribbon developments.
  • Nucleated Settlements: settlements with a central focus, e.g., village with a central square.

Test your knowledge on urban geography with this quiz! Learn about urban morphology, sphere of influence, and the various types of human settlements. Challenge yourself and expand your understanding of urban areas and their impact on surrounding regions.

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