Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

primate cities

urban environments: primate cities

increase of urban population in Ethiopia 12-15% in 1o years (1990s)
primate city in ethiopia Addis Ababa
population of Addis Ababa 2.8million 9more than ten times larger than the second city)
when was Addis Ababa founded? 1896
when/ where was railway built? Addis to Djibouti in 1917 (gave city a link with coast)
what established the primacy of Addis Ababa royal family residence established in city (made seat of political power), foccus foreign investment, railway gave city a link to coast
more recently, what has intensified Addis Ababa's primacy? natural icnrease, large volumes of in-migration, growth of international tourism, secratoriat of OAU and UNECA
what caused increase in in-migration natrual disaster, famines and uncertainties about rural land tenure. population almost doubled (1984-2004)
summarise characteristics of country moving through first stages of urbanisation link between development and urbanisation, importance of rural-urban migration, debilitating impact of primacy on other towns and cities, the prevailing stength of teh forces of centralisation
Created by: Nel.geo