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Rural settlement pattern in Belarus.

  • Ekaterina Antipova - Belarusian State University, Geography Department, 4, Nezavisimosti Avenue, 220030, Minsk, Republic of Belarus

  • Keywords
    Belarus, rural settlement system, rural population density, density of rural communities, average population size of rural communities, rural settlement types, agrotowns

    The article presents the analysis of the Belarusian rural settlement system over the period of the years 1959?2009. Spatial and temporal shifts in the rural population distribution and settlement structure were found, and types of the Belarusian rural settlement pattern were developed. Distribution features and demographic development of a new form of the Belarusian rural communities - agrotowns - were discovered.


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