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FORM I FORM II FORM III FORM IV QUIZ

30.0.0 SETTLEMENT

30.1.0 Specific Objectives

By the end of the topic, the learner should be able to:

a) Define:

i. settlement

ii. urbanization

b) explain the factors influencing settlements and settlement patterns

c) account for the distribution of major urban centres in East Africa

d) explain the growth and functions of selected towns in Kenya

e) compare and contrast selected urban centres in Kenya with those of other parts of the world

     f) discuss the effects of urbanization.

30.20 Content

30.21 Definition of:

a) Settlement

b) Urbanization

30.22 Factors influencing:

a) Settlements

b) Patterns of settlement

30.23 Distribution of major urban centres in East Africa

30.24 Factors influencing the growth of major urban centres in East Africa

30.25 A study of the following towns in Kenya:

a) an industrial centre - Thika

b) a lake port - Kisumu

c) an agricultural collecting point - Eldoret

30.26 Related studies of the following:

a) Cities - Nairobi and NewnYork

b) Ports - Mombasa and Rotterdam

30.27 Effects of urbanization