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Human settlement

Index Human settlement

In geography, statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or populated place is a community in which people live. [1]

75 relations: Administrative division, Archaeology, Area (country subdivision), Atlas of Canada, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Borough, Boundaries in landscape history, Building, Census, Census town, Census-designated place, Central Statistics Office (Ireland), Church (building), City, Committee for Geographical Names in Australasia, Community, County, Croatian Bureau of Statistics, Dispersed settlement, Ditch, Enclosure, Field system, General Register Office for Scotland, Geographic Names Information System, Geography, GeoNames, Geoscience Australia, Geospatial predictive modeling, Ghost town, Government of Australia, Hamlet (place), India, Landscape history, Levant, List of Neolithic settlements, List of parishes in Louisiana, Location, Lost city, Manor house, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Moat, Municipal corporation, Municipio, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Natufian culture, Natural Resources Canada, Nucleated village, Ohalo, Park, Place (United States Census Bureau), ..., Pond, Population, Population density, Postal code, Republic of Ireland, Road, Sea of Galilee, Settlement (Croatia), Settlement geography, Settlement hierarchy, Statistics, Statistics Canada, Statistics Sweden, Suburbs and localities (Australia), Town, Township, Types of inhabited localities in Russia, United States Geological Survey, Urban area, Urban areas in Sweden, Urban morphology, Village, Watermill, Windmill, Wood. Expand index (25 more) »

Administrative division

An administrative division, unit, entity, area or region, also referred to as a subnational entity, statoid, constituent unit, or country subdivision, is a portion of a country or other region delineated for the purpose of administration.

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Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.

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Area (country subdivision)

In addition to its other uses, the word "area" may refer to any of the following types of country subdivisions.

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Atlas of Canada

The Atlas of Canada (L'Atlas du Canada) is an online atlas published by Natural Resources Canada that has information on every city, town, village, and hamlet in Canada.

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Australian Bureau of Statistics

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is the independent statistical agency of the Government of Australia.

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A borough is an administrative division in various English-speaking countries.

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Boundaries in landscape history

Boundaries—particularly field boundaries—are among the oldest features in an English rural landscape.

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A building, or edifice, is a structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory.

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A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.

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Census town

A census town is a type of town that satisfies certain characteristics, depending on the country in which it is located.

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Census-designated place

A census-designated place (CDP) is a concentration of population defined by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes only.

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Central Statistics Office (Ireland)

The Central Statistics Office (CSO; An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh) is the statistical agency responsible for the gathering of "information relating to economic, social and general activities and conditions" in Ireland, in particular the National Census which is held every five years.

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Church (building)

A church building or church house, often simply called a church, is a building used for Christian religious activities, particularly for worship services.

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A city is a large human settlement.

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Committee for Geographical Names in Australasia

The Committee for Geographical Names in Australia (CGNA) was formed in Perth, Western Australia in 1984 following the International Cartographic Association Conference.

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A community is a small or large social unit (a group of living things) that has something in common, such as norms, religion, values, or identity.

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A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes,Chambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations.

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Croatian Bureau of Statistics

The Croatian Bureau of Statistics (Državni zavod za statistiku or DZS) is the Croatian national statistics bureau.

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Dispersed settlement

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.

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A ditch is a small to moderate depression created to channel water.

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Enclosure (sometimes inclosure) was the legal process in England of consolidating (enclosing) small landholdings into larger farms.

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Field system

The study of field systems (collections of fields) in landscape history is concerned with the size, shape and orientation of a number of fields.

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General Register Office for Scotland

The General Register Office for Scotland (GROS) (Oifis Choitcheann a' Chlàraidh na h-Alba) was a non-ministerial directorate of the Scottish Government that administered the registration of births, deaths, marriages, divorces and adoptions in Scotland.

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Geographic Names Information System

The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.

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Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία, geographia, literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth.

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GeoNames is a geographical database available and accessible through various web services, under a Creative Commons attribution license.

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Geoscience Australia

Geoscience Australia is an agency of the Australian Government.

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Geospatial predictive modeling

Geospatial predictive modeling is conceptually rooted in the principle that the occurrences of events being modeled are limited in distribution.

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Ghost town

A ghost town is an abandoned village, town, or city, usually one that contains substantial visible remains.

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Government of Australia

The Government of the Commonwealth of Australia (also referred to as the Australian Government, the Commonwealth Government, or the Federal Government) is the government of the Commonwealth of Australia, a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

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Hamlet (place)

A hamlet is a small human settlement.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Landscape history

Landscape history is the study of the way in which humanity has changed the physical appearance of the environment - both present and past.

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The Levant is an approximate historical geographical term referring to a large area in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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List of Neolithic settlements

Human Neolithic settlements by date.

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List of parishes in Louisiana

The U.S. state of Louisiana is divided into 64 parishes (French: paroisses) in the same manner that 48 other states of the United States are divided into counties, and Alaska is divided into boroughs.

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The terms location and place in geography are used to identify a point or an area on the Earth's surface or elsewhere.

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Lost city

A lost city is a settlement that fell into terminal decline and became extensively or completely uninhabited, with the consequence that the site's former significance was no longer known to the wider world.

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Manor house

A manor house was historically the main residence of the lord of the manor.

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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is the UK Government department for Housing, communities and local government in England.

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A moat is a deep, broad ditch, either dry or filled with water, that is dug and surrounds a castle, fortification, building or town, historically to provide it with a preliminary line of defence.

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Municipal corporation

A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.

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Municipio and município are country subdivisions in Italy and several Hispanophone and Lusophone nations, respectively.

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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is both a combat support agency under the United States Department of Defense and an intelligence agency of the United States Intelligence Community, with the primary mission of collecting, analyzing, and distributing geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) in support of national security.

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Natufian culture

The Epipaleolithic Natufian culture existed from around 12,500 to 9,500 BC in the Levant, a region in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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Natural Resources Canada

The Department of Natural Resources (Ministère des Ressources naturelles), operating under the FIP applied title Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), is the ministry of the government of Canada responsible for natural resources, energy, minerals and metals, forests, earth sciences, mapping and remote sensing.

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Nucleated village

A nucleated village or clustered settlement is one of the main types of settlement pattern.

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Ohalo is the common designation for the archaeological site Ohalo II in the vicinity of the Sea of Galilee, and one of the best preserved hunter-gatherer archaeological sites of the Last Glacial Maximum, having been radiocarbon dated to around 19,400 BP.

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A park is an area of natural, semi-natural or planted space set aside for human enjoyment and recreation or for the protection of wildlife or natural habitats.

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Place (United States Census Bureau)

The United States Census Bureau defines a place as a concentration of population which has a name, is locally recognized, and is not part of any other place.

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A pond is a body of standing water, either natural or artificial, that is usually smaller than a lake.

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In biology, a population is all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding.

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Population density

Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.

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Postal code

A postal code (also known locally in various English-speaking countries throughout the world as a postcode, post code, Eircode, PIN Code or ZIP Code) is a series of letters or digits or both, sometimes including spaces or punctuation, included in a postal address for the purpose of sorting mail.

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Republic of Ireland

Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.

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A road is a thoroughfare, route, or way on land between two places that has been paved or otherwise improved to allow travel by foot or some form of conveyance, including a motor vehicle, cart, bicycle, or horse.

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Sea of Galilee

The Sea of Galilee, also Kinneret or Kinnereth, Lake of Gennesaret, or Lake Tiberias (יָם כִּנֶּרֶת, Judeo-Aramaic: יַמּא דטבריא; גִּנֵּיסַר بحيرة طبريا), is a freshwater lake in Israel.

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Settlement (Croatia)

The territory of Croatia is divided by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics into small settlements, in Croatian naselje (singular, pl. naselja).

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Settlement geography

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

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Settlement hierarchy

A settlement hierarchy is a way of arranging settlements into a hierarchy based upon their population or some other criteria.

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Statistics is a branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and organization of data.

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Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada (Statistique Canada), formed in 1971, is the Government of Canada government agency commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture.

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Statistics Sweden

Statistics Sweden (Statistiska centralbyrån, SCB) is the Swedish government agency responsible for producing official statistics regarding Sweden.

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Suburbs and localities (Australia)

Suburbs and localities are the names of geographic subdivisions in Australia, used mainly for address purposes.

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A town is a human settlement.

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Township refers to various kinds of settlements in different countries.

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Types of inhabited localities in Russia

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

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United States Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.

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Urban area

An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.

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Urban areas in Sweden

An urban area or tätort (literally: "dense locality") in Sweden has a minimum of 200 inhabitants and may be a city, town or larger village.

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Urban morphology

Urban morphology is the study of the form of human settlements and the process of their formation and transformation.

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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.

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A watermill or water mill is a mill that uses hydropower.

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A windmill is a mill that converts the energy of wind into rotational energy by means of vanes called sails or blades.

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Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_settlement

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