, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 369–377

The relationship between urbanization and socio-economic development in the Sudan

  • El Nour
  • Abdel Hamid Balla

DOI: 10.1007/BF00772691

Cite this article as:
El Nour & Balla, A.H. GeoJournal (1989) 18: 369. doi:10.1007/BF00772691


The study of urbanization has, in recent years, assumed increasing importance in developing countries not only because these countries are in the process of facing rapid urbanization, but also because the process of urbanization has been recognized as a part of a larger process of economic and social change which is affecting the rural areas.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • El Nour
    • 1
  • Abdel Hamid Balla
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of KhartoumKhartoumSudan

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