Year 8 Settlement
A settlement is a place where people live.
Not all settlements are the same
Different Settlement Patterns
• You should be able to
identify linear, dispersed
and nucleated settlements
on a map
Settlements of Different Size
You should be able to;
• Identify different types of settlement on a
map (village, town, city etc.)
• Put these settlements in an order of
importance called a hierarchy
• Use the map to describe and explain the
settlement hierarchy in the Bratislava area
Settlement Name and Estimated Estimated Number of Area Services / Functions
Type location (Grid number on number of main roads km2 (e.g. churches, petrol stations,
Reference or the map dwellings hospitals, railway stations,
Map airports etc.)
Write 4 statements about settlement hierarchy from
the data you have collected in your table.
There are more smaller sized settlements than
larger sized settlements because….