Category Archives: Human Geography

Africans shaped India’s History and Ruled !!(link)

There was a time in India’s history when being African was no taboo and they mingled in the society and in fact, played a crucial role in India’s history. Some Africans at one point of time were part of India’s … Continue reading

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Some Notable Cities of India Situated along Rivers

Agra Agra, the former capital of Hindustan, is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state ofUttar Pradesh, IndiaWith a population of 1,686,976 (2010 est.), it is one of the most populous cities in Uttar … Continue reading

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Human Settlement Development,Highways and India

A settlement is an existence of occupancy for shelter where people live. Settlement is man’s structural transformation towards application to his environment.The study of settlements is largely a product of the twentieth century. A settlement is man’s first step towards … Continue reading

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Slums are Manifestation of Urban Poverty

Slums are a physical and spatial manifestation of urban poverty and intra-city inequality. However, slums do not accommodate all of the urban poor nor are all slum dwellers always poor.  In India, no city worth its name is free of … Continue reading

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