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World Cities

Economic development and change related to urbanisation

Urbanisation: An increase in the proportion of a country's population that lives in towns
and cities. The two main causes or urbanisation are natural population growth and migration
into urban areas from rural areas.

Urbanisation is not a smooth progress. Many…

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Early growth was concentrated at the end of the peninsula, with acess to the sea on
both sides to the sea.
The British colonial administration in India developed the peninsula and sheltered
inlet into a major port.
The area around the port became industrialised, processing goods and handling
exports and…

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