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Periurbanisation in Tamil Nadu: A Quantitative Approach


  • Sébastien Oliveau



This paper is an attempt to measure the extent of peri-urbanisation that has taken place in TamilNadu. Geographical data is used based on the 1991 census for TamilNadu and Pondicherry. A systematic exploration of the relation between the 225 urban areas and the 16,085 villages in TamilNadu in order to estimate the influence of the urban areas on the surrounding villages. [CSH Occassional Paper 15].

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  • Sébastien Oliveau, 2007. "Periurbanisation in Tamil Nadu: A Quantitative Approach," Working Papers id:1228, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:1228
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