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What is a settlement?
a place where people live, it can be a house but it is usually a group of houses and buildings
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What is the order of settlement sizes?
1.Hamlet 2.Village 3.Town 4.City 5.Conurbation
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What is a hierarchy?
a settlement in a conurbation
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What features does a village have?
has houses and other buildings, usually some shops, a primary school and a church
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What features does a rural area have?
an area of land mainly covered in counrtyside
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What features does a urban area have?
an area of land mainly covered in buildings
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What features does a town have?
a large group of buildings, there are shops, places of work and schools
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What features does a city have?
a very large town often with a cathedral and university
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What features does a hamlet have?
a small group of houses in the countryside, there may be a church but no shops
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What features does a conurbation have?
a very large urban place made by joining together many towns and cities
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What does site mean?
the land the settlement lies in relation to its surrounding area
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What does situation mean?
where the settlement lies in relation to its surrounding area e.g. How accessible it is to other places
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