Unit 2A- changing urban Environments

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What are urban areas?
towns and cities
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What is urbanisation?
Urbanisation is the growth in population of a country population living it an urban area.
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IS most urbanisation happening in poorer or richer countries?
Most urbanisation is happening in POORER countries.
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What is rural to urban migration?
Rural to urban migration is the movement of people from countrysides to cities.
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reasons for rural to urban migration in poorer countries?
-shortage of series like education. -More jobs in urban areas, lager workforce. -good health care.
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Reasons for rural to urban migration in richer countries?
-machinery stared to replace farm labour work. -good health care
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CBD?
Central Business District.
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parts of the city, starting from inwards, name them.
The CBD, The inner city, the suburbs, the rural urban fringe.
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Give an example of how land use has change over time?
new housing built of brownfield sites in the inner city instead of towards the edge of cities.
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two Problems cities in richer countries have to deal with.
Housing shortage-run down CBD's -traffic congestion- ethnic segrigation.
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Describe two solutions to run down CBD's.
pedestrian areas. Beautification.
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