Discriminate Between Urban and Rural Settlements


One of the relevant topics in the Urban field of the study is what constitutes Rural Settlement, Urban Settlement and Metropolitan Settlements. In the application provided by TEP Urban for an initial 10 countries, you can select different thresholds for what does it mean for a settlement to be Rural, Urban or Metropolitan.

You can evaluate the settlements based on the Total population living in the settlement, based on the area of the settlement and based on the number of tweets in the given settlement.

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To explore the application for the discrimination of the settlements join the Sustainable Development Goals community.

Select application based on the country you are interested in

Select colour for the given type of settlement.


Select thresholds for one or more of the available characteristics of the settlement.

Take a snapshot of the map for your report.