I. Urban populations

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I. Urban populations

  1. 1. GEOGRAPHY – SL/HL OPTION #1 URBAN SETTLEMENTS © 2011 Antoine Delaitre 1
  2. 2. Name the 26 cities on the map © 2011 Antoine Delaitre 2
  3. 3. URBANIZATION TRENDS AND PATTERNS 1. Describe and explain the trends of urbanization 2. Describe and explain the patterns of urbanization © 2011 Antoine Delaitre 3
  4. 4. INWARD AND OUTWARD MOVEMENTS CENTRIPETAL (INWARD) MOVEMENTS: CENTRIFUGAL (OUTWARD) MOVEMENTS:• Rural-urban migration: • Sub-urbanization:• Gentrification (use the term “Brownfield Site” in • Counter-Urbanization: definition of gentrification): • Urban Sprawl:• Re-urbanization / Urban renewal: © 2011 Antoine Delaitre 4
  5. 5. Beijing Brownfield Site (Chelsea, NY) Identify the centripetal movements shownHayes Valley (San Francisco) Barcelona San Francisco Embarcadero © 2011 Antoine Delaitre 5
  6. 6. Mexico CityWalnut Creek Identify the centrifugal movements shown TorontoLes Alluets le Roi (near Paris, France) © 2011 Antoine Delaitre 6
  7. 7. Identify the movement shown on these documents Las Vegas 1973 / 1992 © 2011 Antoine Delaitre 7
  8. 8. Urbanization of the Bay Area (1850-2000)1. Define an urban settlement made of various cities coalescing together2. Name a similar example outside of California3. Explain how the Bay Area is a multi-nuclei urban settlement © 2011 Antoine Delaitre 8
  9. 9. MEGALOPOLISES1. Define a megalopolis2. Locate the three main megalopolises on this map © 2011 Antoine Delaitre 9
  10. 10. Explain how a megalopolis is different from a conurbation© 2011 Antoine Delaitre 10
  11. 11. Wealth Sexual orientation URBAN VILLAGES Sense of security / Gated community“Ethnic” origin © 2011 Antoine Delaitre 11
  12. 12. Megacities 2015 (UN Projections)1. Define “megacity”?2. Identify where most megacities are located today3. Where can those statistics most unreliable? Explain © 2011 Antoine Delaitre 12
  13. 13. Measure of the quality of life in megacities % of children in secondary school Infant Mortality Rate (per 1,000) % houses with electricity/water Traffic flow at rush hour (mph) Murders per 100,000 people Telephones per 100 people % income spent on food Quality of life score Noise Level (1-10) Persons per room Population MegacityTokyo 35 1.4 18 0.9 100% 44 97% 5 4 28.0 81Mexico City 19.4 27.8 41 1.9 94% 6 62% 36 6 8.0 38New York 17.4 12.8 16 0.5 99% 56 95% 10 8 8.7 70Sao Paulo 17.2 26.0 50 0.8 100% 16 67% 37 6 15.0 50Osaka 16.8 1.7 18 0.6 98% 42 97% 5 4 22.4 81Seoul 15.8 1.2 34 2.0 100% 22 90% 12 7 13.8 58Moscow 13.2 7.0 33 1.3 100% 39 100% 20 6 31.5 64Mumbai 12.9 3.2 57 4.2 85% 5 49% 59 5 10.4 35Calcutta 12.8 1.1 60 3.0 57% 2 49% 46 4 13.3 34Buenos Aires 12.4 7.6 40 1.3 86% 14 51% 51 3 29.8 55 1. Name the 3 largest projected megacities for 2025 2. Name the 3 megacities with the fastest growth Rate of growth of Megacities 1950-2025 -> © 2011 Antoine Delaitre 13
  14. 14. TOKYO: A MULTI-NUCLEI MEGACITY OF 30 MILLION PEOPLE IKEKUBORO Offices SHINJUKU AKASAKA Government, shopping, entertainment Imperial Palace ASAKUSA Shopping, entertainment MARUNOCHI SHIBUYA Financial district Shopping, clubs, bars ROPPONGI GINZA Offices, education Shopping, Entertainment Port/trade areaExplain why Tôkyô has several nuclei © 2011 Antoine Delaitre 14
  15. 15. Capsule hotel in Tokyo Los Angeles Identify common problems of megacitiesParaisópolis vs Morumbi (São Paulo, Brazil) Beijing © 2011 Antoine Delaitre 15

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