Category Archives: Settlements

Types of Houses

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The Modification of August Lösch

Starting in the 1930s, German geographer August Lösch began to build upon and modify Christaller’s model. He did this, in part, because he noticed that the variation in K is very important in shaping the organizations of centers and the … Continue reading

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Characteristics of Rural Settlements

Traditionally, rural settlements were associated with agriculture. In modern times other types of rural communities have been developed. In rural settlement the most basic sitting factors can be seen clearly at work. This is because permanent villages, like the semi-permanent settlements of shifting … Continue reading

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Five Early Urban Hearths

The Urban Systems started early. There were many reasons and factors of early Urban Development. The early urban development started in some pockets and regions. Here five early hearths of urban development are listed and briefly discussed. Mesopotamia The first … Continue reading

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