What are different types of settlements?


The main three types of settlements are the following:-
  • Rural settlement- Settlements which develop around a pond, lake, river, main road or a railway line and generally in India there are not many facilities in rural areas. the density of the population is very low. mostly in rural areas the population level is low.  
  • Urban settlement- Urban settlements are usually large. they are densely populated with many people.​​
  • Scattered settlement: These settlements are spread over a large areas. This type of settlement is mostly found in hilly tracts, thick forests, and regions of extreme climate.

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