What are the elements of urbanization?

Answer:

process by which urban population grows
increase in number of people living in cities
increase in percentage of people living in cities

When defining cities based on business services the ordered hierarchy is what?

Answer:

world cities
command and control centers
specialized producer-service centers
dependent center

What types of services account for u2154 of MDC GDP?

Answer:

consumer

Explain the relationship between industrial revolution and urbanization.

Answer:

Industrial Revolution caused businesses to cluster in world cities, which attracted people becuase of job oppurtunities

Explain the relationship between range and lower order and high order services.

Answer:

range is the distance a consumer is willing to travel the lower order is short distance (grovery, gas) and high order is long distance (arena, hospital)

Define/identify clustered settlements.

Answer:

everyone lives in a small area where the farmland was close and is classified as circular or linear

Which areas were considered to be hearths of urban settlements?

Answer:

Mesopotamia

What is rank-size rule?

Answer:

Country's nth largest settlement is 1/n the population of largest settlement

Explain periodic markets.

Answer:

when vendors assemble on certain days- common in LDCs- frequency depends on culture

Globally most people live in what type of settlements?

Answer:

rural