World’s Largest Coastal Cities, 2015

Source: United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects 2018. The geography of cities underlines a strong propensity to locate along the coastline, a pattern associated with several factors. Many coastal areas, particularly deltas, are alluvial plains prone to agriculture and, therefore, for population concentrations. Coastal access is associated with access to trade … Continue reading World’s Largest Coastal Cities, 2015