the branch of geography that studies the characteristics of human populations
A phrase used to describe an area where LOTS of people live (HIGH population density)
Study of interrelationships between humans, the tools they use, & the environment in which they live & work.
Movement of humans from one place to another.
the transformation from an agricultural to an industrial nation
the development of industry on an extensive scale
Urban area consisting of a core city and its surrounding suburbs
any event or force of nature that has catastrophic consequences
people who wander from place to place
a measurement of the number of people per given unit of land
A model used in population geography to show the age and sex distribution of a particular population.
The way people distribute themselves in their environment, including where they locate their dwellings, how they group dwellings into settlements,and how permenant or transitory those settlements are
Unplanned slum development on the margins of cities, dominated by crude dwellings and shelters made mostly of scrap wood, iron, and even pieces of cardboard.
few people in an area
residential developments characterized by extreme poverty that usually exist on land just outside of cities that is neither owned nor rented by its occupants
residential neighborhoods on the outskirts of the city
the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
Factors related to natural environment - topography, climate, vegetation, land forms, water bodies, natural resources, and location on earth