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date: 19 June 2024

region 

Source:
A Dictionary of Human Geography
Author(s):

Alisdair Rogers,

Noel Castree,

Rob Kitchin

A relatively bounded area regarded as meaningful for geographic analysis by virtue of either one or more distinctive features or a high level of functional integration. Although the term has been applied to areas at many different scales, from part of a dwelling to a substantial portion of the Earth’s surface, it has two main senses in common usage. First, it refers to an area of subnational extent, a definition also used in government and planning (... ...

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