2Va 2.2 the spread of metropolises

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Items in this lesson

- Previous lesson
- Short explanation 2.2
- Time to work individual 

Slide 1 - Slide

What is a city?

Slide 2 - Mind map

What is a city
1. Certain number of inhabitants 
2. Densily built
3. A large number of facilities (shop, work, hospital, school)
4. A working population works almost exclusivly in the secundary and tertiary sector*

Slide 3 - Slide

Capital city
This city has more than 10 million inhabitants
Important for a large part of the world
Most important city in a country
Rio de Janeiro
New York

Slide 4 - Drag question

Hoofdstuk 3: Steden
7 Nederland: land zonder een echt grote stad
§2.2 The spread of metropolises

Slide 5 - Slide

Slide 6 - Slide

Cities in rich countries 
- Several large cities
- Cities are connected-> Urban network

USA and the Netherlands 

Slide 7 - Slide

Cities in poor countries
- One megacity
- Megacity is much larger and important than the second city -> Primate city

Lagos (Nigeria)

Slide 8 - Slide

What determines
the location of cities?

Slide 9 - Mind map

Location cities
1. Absolute location -> flat, fertile areas; at junctions of trade routes, along rivers, on the coast or at the location of raw materials
2. Relative location -> Good connections to other cities/countries
3. Past -> Cities settled in the kolonian time are mosly along the coast 

Slide 10 - Slide

Slide 11 - Link

Degree of urbanisation
Urbanisation rate
Percentage of population living in the city
The annual growth, in percentage, in degree of urabnisation
Movement from rural areas to urban areas

Slide 12 - Drag question

In which countries is the degree of urbanisation the highest?

Slide 13 - Quiz

In which countries is the urbanisation rate the highest?
LEDC (poor countries)
HEDC (rich countries)

Slide 14 - Quiz

For what reasons do many
people move to the city?

Slide 15 - Mind map

Read 2.2
Do 2.2 Ex. 1, 2, 3ab, 6 en 7

Slide 16 - Slide