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  • The process by which large numbers of people migrate to and establish residence in relatively dense areas of population (cities). As a result, there is a considerable shift in their everyday life, while their social relationships are affected significantly. Urbanisation stands also for the process of the engagement of an even greater proportion of the population of a given region with urban economic activities, as well as for the process by which the urban becomes the dominant feature of all landscapes: physical, economic, political, social, and cultural.


  • Cowan 2001
  • Orum 2011


  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)


  • Mergoupi-Savaidou Eirini (AA)


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