5 Causes of settlement nucleation

5 Causes of settlement nucleation

  • Availability of social amenities such as schools and health centres. There are so many institutional settlements like schools, universities and hospitals

  • The presence of an industrial plant or water and rich agricultural land.
  • Limitation of building land leading to clustering of buildings in one place.
  • Security concerns especially in banditry –prone areas.
  • Availability of resources such as minerals – the mining at Magadi in Kenya, Mwadui in Tanzania and Kasese in Uganda is responsible for the population

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