Circular huts with conical roofs are found in
Because of heavy rainfall, huts are made as such.
Cities accommodating population between one to five million are
Cities accommodating population size between one to five million are called metropolitan cities and more than five million are mega cities.
About 27.30% of the total urban population lives in
Medium sized cities of India has shown highest growth rate during the last decade.
A process of living together in an area or a locality is:
Most of the cities accommodate ……million population of India:
It is 61.48% of the total urban population.
Fragmented settlements are widely spread in
Fragmented settlement in India normally found in fertile alluvial plains and in the northeastern states. The settlement, clustering in a restricted area of dispersed settlement normally looks like semi-clustered. Examples of such settlement can be seen in Gujarat plain and some parts of Rajasthan.
The town having municipal corporation or cantonment board or notified town area committee is a
Some laws distinguish towns and villages from each other, but by usage, settlement with larger populations such as those having a municipal committee or municipal corporation would be called cities. On the basis of population and other issues, the state government notifies a larger community as a notified area.
The rural settlements derive their life support from
The rural settlements derive their life support or basic economic needs from land based primary economic activities, whereas, urban settlements, depend on processing of raw materials and manufacturing of finished goods on the one hand and a variety of services on the other.
The size and spacing of villages increase in the
Areas of Deccan plateau and Thar Desert have villages far apart due to infertile land and shortage of water.
Kerala is a very long continuous belt of…… settlement.
The settlements are developed along the coast.