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Type Journal Article - Journal of Settlements and Spatial Planning
Title Settlement System of Belarus. Spatial and Temporal Trends at the End of 20th and the Beginning of the 21st Centuries
Volume 3
Issue 2
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2012
Page numbers 129-139
URL http://www.bsu.by/Cache/pdf/479383.pdf
This paper analyses the formation factors of Belarus settlement system. We characterized the spatial and temporal trends in urban and
rural settlement system of Belarus for the period of 1979-2009. Spatial and temporal shifts in the distribution of urban and rural
population and the structure of urban and rural settlements are emphasized. Therefore, we presented the types of rural settlement of
Belarus. Eventually, we discuss how agrotowns are developed and the features of distribution and demographic development of this
new Belarusian rural settlements form.

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