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Flashcards in Global Urbanisation Deck (5)
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1

Name a City in America with a lot of Urbanization.

One of your answers could have been: Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Houston, Miami, Chicago, Washington DC and New York.

2

What is "Urbanization"?

Urbanization is a population shift from rural to urban areas. Basically, People moving from smaller towns/villages into Big cities.

3

Give some Advantages/Disadvantages to Urbanization.

Poorer countries receive more urbanization as people come from rural areas and come to the cities looking for jobs. Cities in China is a very good example of this.

4

As of 2008, How much of the World's population live in an Urban Area?

Half the World's population lived in Urban areas by 2008 according to the United Nations.

5

What is the world's biggest Metropolis?

Tokyo, Japan.