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TEST BORRADO, QUIZÁS LE INTERESESettlements around the world

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Settlements around the world

UNIT 07 - 2º ESO Bilingüe


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There is universally accepted definition of a city, as the criteria used to define it vary from country to country. True False.
A city is a population nucleus with numerous inhabitants and a dense, high-rise ... environment. rural urban field road.
A settlement is a place where population live. There are two types of settlements: rural and urban. The main differences between them are the size of population and the ... activities that take place in each one. industrial economic historic rural.
What has made difficult to see the difference between rural and urban settlements? Mechanisation of farming The level of turism Improved transport infrastructure The number of schools Factories and businesses have started to move The climate change.
Economic activities are separated into three sectors. Match every set of activities with their sector. Economic activities related to services, such as healthcare, education, retail, transport and banking Economic activities related to raw materials, such as agricuture, fishing , mining and forestry. Economic activities related to insdustry, energy and construction.
There are three main types of rural settlements: dispersed, semi-dispersed and ... settlement. complex compact colateral colossal.
The global urban population is equal to the rural population of 2008, and it is predicted that in 2050, the global urban population will represent 68.4 % of the world’s total population. True False.
In relative figures for 2018, the urban population percentage in developed countries was much higher than that of less developed countries. Therefore, in the future, the greatest growth is expected for the most developed countries. True False.
The urbanisation rate is the percentage of a country’s population that lives in ... villages cottages counties cities.
The increase in urban population has given rise to the foundation of major urban areas formed by the growth of several cities that have eventually joined together. These areas are known as ... agglomerations urban big huge whole.
Areas that arise from the growth of a main or central city, which leads to it merging with neighbouring settlements. Important economic and social relationships are formed between the various metropolitan areas, and this becomes apparent in the city’s intense daily commuting are known as ... Some examples are Paris, in France; London, in the United Kingdom; and New York, in the United States. urban regions metropolitan areas conurbations megalopolis.
The result of a number of towns merging with a city's suburbs is known as. This is the case for Rotterdam-Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. urban regions metropolitan areas conurbations megalopolis.
Areas created by the growth of a number of cities that are spread out are known as ..., although relatively close together, whereby urbanisation occurs on a regional scale. The Ruhr region in Germany is a good example. urban regions metropolitan areas conurbations megalopolis.
Areas that are formed by a number of metropolitan areas, cities and conurbations are known as ..., whereby urbanisation occurs on a supraregional scale. Some examples are the Boston-Washington megalopolis on the east coast of the United States and Tokyo-Fukuoka in Japan. urban regions metropolitan areas conurbations megalopolis.
Match every 'city' with their right category on the left. Paris London New York Rotterdam-Amsterdam Rhur Boston-Washington Tokyo-Fukuoka.
Urban agglomerations with a population over ten million are called ... megacities megalopolis metropolitan areas conurbation.
The world’s largest megacity is ..., home to 37,435,191 million inhabitants in 2022. Tokyo Delhi Sao Paulo Beijing.
The number of megacities is constantly increasing. In 1960, there were two; in 2018, there were 31; and it is estimated that there will be 48 by 2035. The majority are located and continue to emerge in underdeveloped or emerging countries in Asia and America. True False.
Megacities have become highly relevant.This is because most political, economic, social and cultural life is concentrated there. They are home to political institutions and decision-making economic centres (stock markets, multinational companies, major banks, financial and news services, innovation and research centres, etc.). There are also high levels of social diversity, since they attract both national and international populations True False.
The contemporary urban landscape is the result of the natural environment in which it was founded, its historical origin, and its phases of growth or expansion over time. True False.
Each city has its own morphology or an aspect that distinguishes it from other cities. This morphology is the result of four elements: site, plan, built environment and ... use. house industry land political.
An urban ... or city map is the graphic representation of its open spaces (streets, squares, parks and gardens) and built spaces (homes, factories and public buildings, etc.). site plan land environment.
In general, there are three types of urban plan: irregular, radial and... regular square grid-pattern oval.
Major cities have a ... plan formed by the juxtaposition of various plan types. irregular complex grid-pattern radial.
Urban ... is the specific physical space on which cities are founded. They are usually linked to a city’s origins. For example, hills were preferred for cities that played a defensive role. Today, some places condition their cities’ growth in certain directions, as they need to build tunnels or bridges to facilitate communication and road traffic. site plan environment land.
The ... is the combination of urban constructions. Depending on its layout, it can be enclosed, if buildings are built close to one another; or open, if open spaces are left between them. site plan built environment land.
... constitutes the different purposes given to an urban space: residential, commercial and business, industrial or service-based, etc. site plan built environment land use.
An urban structure is the division of the city into areas that have a specific morphology and functions. In most cities, there are three divisions: the centre, the ... and rurban or peri-urban strip suburban periphery urban area urban region labour area.
The rurban area is occupied by farms and farmlands destined for urban supply. True False.
Global cities are found at the top of the world’s network of cities (New York, London, Paris, Tokyo, etc.). These cities are referred to as global due to the influence they have all around ... their countries their continents their trade area the world.
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