Human settlement

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In geography, statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or populated place is a community in which people live.wikipedia
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Urban area

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The complexity of a settlement can range from a small number of dwellings grouped together to the largest of cities with surrounding urbanized areas.
An urban area or urban agglomeration, is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.

Hamlet (place)

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Settlements may include hamlets, villages, towns and cities.
A hamlet is a small human settlement.

Village

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Settlements may include hamlets, villages, towns and cities.
A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town, with a population ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand.

Town

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Settlements may include hamlets, villages, towns and cities.
A town is a human settlement.

City

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Settlements may include hamlets, villages, towns and cities.
A city is a large human settlement.

Community

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In geography, statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or populated place is a community in which people live.
In this sense it is synonymous with the concept of an ancient settlement - whether a hamlet, village, town, or city.

Archaeology

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In geography, statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or populated place is a community in which people live.
It is the only way to gather some forms of information, such as settlement patterns and settlement structure.

Dispersed settlement

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Landscape history studies the form (morphology) of settlements – for example whether they are dispersed or nucleated.
A dispersed settlement, also known as a scattered settlement, is one of the main types of settlement patterns used by landscape historians to classify rural settlements found in England and other parts of the world.

Urban morphology

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Urban morphology can thus be considered a special type of cultural-historical landscape studies.
Urban morphology is the study of the form of human settlements and the process of their formation and transformation.

Settlement hierarchy

Settlements can be ordered by size, centrality or other factors to define a settlement hierarchy.
A settlement hierarchy is a way of arranging settlements into a hierarchy based upon their population or some other criteria.

Nucleated village

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Landscape history studies the form (morphology) of settlements – for example whether they are dispersed or nucleated.
A nucleated village or clustered settlement is one of the main types of settlement pattern.

Classification of inhabited localities in Russia

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There are various types of inhabited localities in Russia.
The classification system of inhabited localities in Russia and some other post-Soviet states has certain peculiarities compared with the classification systems in other countries.

Settlement (Croatia)

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The Croatian Bureau of Statistics records population in units called settlements (naselja).
They indicate existing or former human settlement (similar to the United States census designated places or the UK census output areas - OA) and are not necessarily incorporated places.

Urban areas in Sweden

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Statistics Sweden uses the term localities (tätort) for various densely populated places.
The official term in English used by Statistics Sweden is, however, "locality" (ort).

Location

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A locality, settlement, or populated place is likely to have a well-defined name but a boundary which is not well defined in varies by context.

Settlement geography

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Settlement geography is a branch of human geography that investigates the earth's surface's part settled by humans.

Census geographic units of Canada

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Statistics Canada uses the term localities for historical named locations.
A "locality" (LOC) is a historical named location or place.

Census-designated place

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Populated places may be specifically defined in the context of censuses and be different from general-purpose administrative entities, such as "place" as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau or census-designated places.

Place (United States Census Bureau)

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Populated places may be specifically defined in the context of censuses and be different from general-purpose administrative entities, such as "place" as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau or census-designated places.
The USGS location of a populated place is the center of the original place, if known, such as the city or town hall, main post office, town square or main intersection regardless of changes over time.

Geography

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In geography, statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or populated place is a community in which people live.

Statistics

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In geography, statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or populated place is a community in which people live.

Geospatial predictive modeling

In the field of geospatial predictive modeling, settlements are "a city, town, village or other agglomeration of buildings where people live and work".

Road

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A settlement conventionally includes its constructed facilities such as roads, enclosures, field systems, boundary banks and ditches, ponds, parks and woods, wind and water mills, manor houses, moats and churches.

Enclosure

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A settlement conventionally includes its constructed facilities such as roads, enclosures, field systems, boundary banks and ditches, ponds, parks and woods, wind and water mills, manor houses, moats and churches.