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Geodemography - Geodemography Cultural Geography: Week 3...

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Geodemography Cultural Geography: Week 3 The Human Mosaic Chapter 7 (pgs. 213-238) 1. Introduction: a. Definitions: Geo-demo-graphy: earth-people-writing. Studying the geographic distribution of people on the earth and the factors associated with their distribution. b. Relevance: Introduction to Geodemography A. Demographic Regions 1. Population Distribution & Density Distribution: Depends on geography such as rivers or where rivers empty into the ocean. Deserts and arctic are usually empty spaces. a. Eurasia: 72.7% b. North America: 7.9% c. Africa: 13.2% d. South America: 5.7% Density: a. US: 31 per sq/km b. Bangladesh: 1045 per sq/km *********Five Largest Countries in 2004********** 1. China 2. India 3. Us 4. Indonesia 5. Brazil C. Conclusions 1. Population is not distributed evenly. 2. Patterns of Natality: B. Birthrate: Number of births per year per 1,000 pop. C. Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 1. Zero population growth: Associates with TFR of 2.1 2. Geographic variation in TFR: 3. Factors influencing TFR:
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course GEOG 203 taught by Professor Ianfeinhandler during the Spring '08 term at Sonoma.

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