growth rate urban centers in andhra pradesh: an analysis of class wise and regional wise towns

Research Article
Ashok Kumar Lonavath
Decadal growth rate of towns, Class I, II, III, IV, V, and VI towns, 1961-2011

The growth of population in urban area is known as ‘urbanization’ where as the decrease of population is known as ‘de-urbanization’. The past days have seen the birth of thousand of towns and cities, many of which have largely expanded during last 50 years. The growth is almost explosive. At present urban population explosion was found in each and every country, leading to the formation of fibroblast and sarcoma settlement (G.L.Peters, 1982). The present paper deals with the pattern of distribution of towns in Andhra Pradesh from the period of state formation to till date.