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Distinguish between Urbanisation in India and Brazil - Geography

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Urbanisation in India and Brazil

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  Urbanisation in India Urbanisation in Brazil
1. The growth of urbanisation in India has been slow. Brazil is highly urbanised.
2. In 2011, the level of urbanisation in India was 31.2% which is quite low in comparison to the developed countries Currently, 86% of Brazil’s population resides in cities.
3. The southern part of India is more urbanised than the northern part. The rate of urbanisation is high in south and south-east.
4. The urbanisation in Goa is 62%, while in Delhi it is more than 80%. Urbanisation is also more in the states of Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Kerala. States like Sao Paulo, Goias, Rio De Janeiro, Espirito Santo have more urban population than states in the North.
5. The states of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, and Rajasthan experience low levels of urbanisation. In Amazon Basin and Brazilian Highlands, as population is less, urbanisation is also less. However, urbanisation has occurred in Manaus in Amazon Basin region.
Concept: Urbanisation in Brazil
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