Environment and Society

Environment and Society

Question

What is meant by the word/term suburb ? Write a short note on its other features.

Answer
Suburb : A suburb is a community situated just on the outskirts of a city having low population density and smaller population.

Other features of suburb :

1. Often urban people of affluent sections of societies try to live outside the central city. This area has larger open spaces and is quiet and peaceful. Also, it has access to economic and cultural opportunities of the city. Such an area is called a ‘suburb’.

2. ‘Suburb’ area is located within the metropolitan area. It has a low population density and a smaller population size.

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