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literally high point of the city. Usually devoted to religious building.


the belief that inanimate objects, such as hills trees, rocks, and other nature elements.

Berlin Conference

where group of people met to draw the boundaries of Africa.


Vertical plane between states that cuts through the rocks below, and the airspace above the surface.

Burgess' concentric zone model

his model divides the city into five concentric zones, defined by their function.

Characteristics of early agriculture societies

substance farmers,equal roles and land and ,egalitarian

Characteristics of ethnic religions

born into the faith, converts are not actively sought, and tend to be spatially concentrated.

Characteristics of Latin American Cities

Combination of globalization and cultural forces.

Comportment of the development of early cities

agriculture surplus and social stratification


movement of power from the central government to regular government within the sate.


local or regional characteristics of a language.

Extinct Language

Language without any native speakers.

Goal of Zionism

To find a homeland for the Jewish people and want to bring the Jews to Israel.

Multiple Nuclei Model

model recognized that CBD is losing its dominant position as the single nucleus of the urban area.


term that applies to a surrounding area served by an urban center.

History of manufacturing cities

Industrial Revolution created these type of cites.


a geographic boundary within which a particular feature occurs

Largest Christian constituency

Roman Catholics

Largest Islamic state


Lingua franca

applying to a tongue spoken in ancient Mediterranean ports that consisted of a mixture of Italian, French, Greek, Spanish, and even some Arabic

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