Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 12th Board Exam
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Give geographical reason In rural settlements, land use is related to agriculture. - Geography

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Answer in Brief

Give geographical reason

In rural settlements, land use is related to agriculture.

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Solution

  1. The classification of land use in rural areas is done according to the Land Record Department. 
  2. Land is classified as non-agricultural, wasteland, pastures, culturable waste land, current fallow, fallow other than current fallow and net sown area. In short, the land use revolves around agriculture as it's the main occupation there.
  3. Unlike urban areas, rural areas hardly have any land used for industrial or commercial purposes.
  4. Hence, in rural settlements, land use is related to agriculture.
Concept: Land Use Classification
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SCERT Maharashtra Question Bank 12th Standard HSC Geography Maharashtra State Board 2022
Chapter 3 Human Settlements and Land Use
Give geographical reasons | Q 4
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