World Cities and Case studies.

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define the term Urbanisation.
increase in proportion of people living in urban areas (by the process of Rural-urban migration)
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define suburbanisation.
decentralisation of people, services, industry from centre inner areas to the edges of built up areas = develops the suburbs.
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define Counter-Urbanisation.
Increase in the number of people living in rural areas. People move out of urban areas into rural-urban fringe. creating suburbanisaed villages.
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Define Reurbanisation.
people and buisnesses are attracted back into inner urban areas that had been suffering from deteration and decline.
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Define Deindustrialisation
Decline in the number employed in the manufacturing industry, an increasingly dominant service industry
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define centralisation.
Increasing concentration of economic and other activities in one place.
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define millionaire city.
a city with over 1 million inhabitants.
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Define Super City
City with over 5 million inhabitants.
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Define Megacity
a metropolitan area with over 10 million inhabitants.
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Define Global/World city.
A city that acts as a major centre for finance, trade, buisness, politics, culture and science serving not just an area but the world.
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example of a world city.
Tokyo, London and New York.
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case study of urbanisation.
Manchester (Cottonopolis)
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define suburbanisation.

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decentralisation of people, services, industry from centre inner areas to the edges of built up areas = develops the suburbs.

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define Counter-Urbanisation.

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Define Reurbanisation.

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Define Deindustrialisation

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