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  • Learning Outcomes
    • Understand the global characteristics of urbanisation (% of people living in urban areas; million cities)
    • Be able to describe how urbanisation has changed over time
    • Know definitions of key terms
    • Begin to examine some of the problems associated with a highly urbanised population
  • The Earth at Night What does this tell us?
  • Key terms
    • Urbanisation : an increasing proportion of a country’s population living in urban areas.
      • MEDCs during and following the Industrial Revolution (driven by economic development)
      • LEDCs since 1950 as a result of migration from rural areas and high rates of population growth in urban areas
  • More Key Terms
    • Mega city - a city with a population of more than ten million inhabitants
    • Millionaire city - a city with more than a million inhabitants
  • A global urban explosion
  • Use the tables on P191
    • One colour dot for the twenty largest cities in 1960
    • Another colour for the megacities in 2000
    • TITLE AND KEY!!
    Manila Tokyo
  • Table to show change over time Describe the main features of their world distribution continents - coastal - inland north-south divide - MEDCs - LEDCs Year Europe Asia S America N America Australasia Africa 1960 3 2000