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Urbanisation
The process where urban areas (cities) grow.
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Urban Sprawl
Growth of cites outward from urban areas.
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Megacity
The world's largest cities with populations over 10 million.
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Rural To Urban Migration
The movement of people from rural (countryside) to urban (cities).
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Economic Migrant
A person who moves to find work and to earn money.
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Push & Pull Factors
The factors that force (push) people away from rural areas and attract (pull) them to urban areas.
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Natural Increase
Many urban areas in developing countries have youthful populations with people of child bearing age. This means there are more births than deaths and so the urban population increases.
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Growth of cites outward from urban areas.

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The world's largest cities with populations over 10 million.

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The movement of people from rural (countryside) to urban (cities).

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A person who moves to find work and to earn money.

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