Georgraphy: Urban Key Terms

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Rural
Not very populated area, usually in the countryside
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Urban
A densly populated and built up area
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Urbanistaion
The process of urban growth (population)
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Megacity
A city of 10 million people or more eg. New York
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Urban Sprawl
The outward groth of urban areas
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Suburbs
Outlying districts of a town or city, often dominated by housing
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Social inequality
Is where individual groups in a society do not have equal social status
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Urban Regeneration
A process to improve economical, physical, social and environmental condition of an area
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Sustainable
Using the earth's resources in a way so that future generations quality of life remains the same if not better than yours
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A densly populated and built up area

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Urban

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The process of urban growth (population)

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A city of 10 million people or more eg. New York

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The outward groth of urban areas

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