Geographia Polonica (1977) vol. 35

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Transitional areas in the cities of the Third World countries

Zuzanna Siemek

Geographia Polonica (1977) vol. 35, pp. 91-110


The subject mater of this paper has been confined to the problems of large cities of the Third World, the main trend discussed being a rapid flow of pop-ulation from small towns and rural areas into the cities, together with the increase in the so-called urban transitional areas.


Zuzanna Siemek, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw,