Cities and Land Use

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Junior Cert Geography - the use of land in cities, different zonings (CBD, inner city etc). A more basic set of slides than the Urbanisation set.

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Cities and Land Use

  1. 1. Different activities take place in different parts of cities – in Dublin, factory takes place in industrial estates, shopping takes place in the city centre, most housing is in suburban areas.
  2. 2. The CBD is often referred to as the “City Centre” – most shopping and offices are found here
  3. 3. Cities grow out from the centre – usually the oldest housing is near the city centre, newest housing in the outer suburbs Inner city homes are small, suburban homes are larger Some inner city housing has been demolished and rebuilt in recent years
  4. 4. Marking: Two explanations @ 5 Marks Each (Statement 2m, Development 2m + Development 1m)

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