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HuGeo - Urban Hierarchy and Rank-Size Rule
HuGeo - Urban Hierarchy and Rank-Size Rule
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Primate City.wmv
Primate City.wmv
DATE: 2011/09/23::
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Cape Town/Kaapstad/iKapa city tour (South Africa)
Cape Town/Kaapstad/iKapa city tour (South Africa)
DATE: 2013/01/23::
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Vídeo parte primate skate 2014 México city
Vídeo parte primate skate 2014 México city
DATE: 2014/04/15::
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Quick City Overview: Budapest, Hungary (HD)
Quick City Overview: Budapest, Hungary (HD)
DATE: 2013/08/23::
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Vienna Austria - Viena Austria
Vienna Austria - Viena Austria
DATE: 2007/06/03::
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Glimpses of Budapest
Glimpses of Budapest
DATE: 2012/04/18::
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Bangkok City of Life 2015  ( HD1080/60P )
Bangkok City of Life 2015 ( HD1080/60P )
DATE: 2015/01/06::
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Insanos - Primate En Vivo
Insanos - Primate En Vivo
DATE: 2014/06/07::
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THE PRIMATE FIVE - rat city
THE PRIMATE FIVE - rat city
DATE: 2014/02/11::
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TWiC 018: Bright Primate, 10spd, Raddons
TWiC 018: Bright Primate, 10spd, Raddons
DATE: 2014/10/03::
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Primate Fiasco WHALE SONG and/or how to get arrested with a Sousaphone.
Primate Fiasco WHALE SONG and/or how to get arrested with a Sousaphone.
DATE: 2011/08/01::
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PAX East 2012 - Chiptune panel by Danimal Cannon ft. Bright Primate
PAX East 2012 - Chiptune panel by Danimal Cannon ft. Bright Primate
DATE: 2012/04/30::
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Cape Town  -  South Africa
Cape Town - South Africa
DATE: 2010/05/27::
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Walking In Bangkok (Thailand)
Walking In Bangkok (Thailand)
DATE: 2014/11/23::
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Soul Hackers Playthrough Ep 31: Primate Research Lab -Riddle Time-
Soul Hackers Playthrough Ep 31: Primate Research Lab -Riddle Time-
DATE: 2014/03/15::
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MVP 2: Most Vertical Primate - Official Trailer
MVP 2: Most Vertical Primate - Official Trailer
DATE: 2013/05/23::
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Fosil Primate Mas Viejo, Sky City, GPS Intergalactico y Mas | Ciencia
Fosil Primate Mas Viejo, Sky City, GPS Intergalactico y Mas | Ciencia
DATE: 2013/06/13::
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Cape Town, South Africa Tour HD
Cape Town, South Africa Tour HD
DATE: 2014/05/10::
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INSIDE Bangkok with Bruna Silva | April 2015
INSIDE Bangkok with Bruna Silva | April 2015
DATE: 2015/03/31::
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The Primate Fiasco-E02-QUESTIVAL
The Primate Fiasco-E02-QUESTIVAL
DATE: 2014/01/01::
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Jessie S03E04 The Blind Date the Cheapskate and the Primate
Jessie S03E04 The Blind Date the Cheapskate and the Primate
DATE: 2014/09/20::
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Paradise City Press: The Primate Fiasco ft. Downside-Up Circus - Sidewalk Parade
Paradise City Press: The Primate Fiasco ft. Downside-Up Circus - Sidewalk Parade
DATE: 2012/11/21::
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Primate - Creatures Of Habit
Primate - Creatures Of Habit
DATE: 2014/07/14::
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TWiC 065: Benjamin Briggs, Bright Primate, Mr. Spastic, Scram Kitty, Chipocrite
TWiC 065: Benjamin Briggs, Bright Primate, Mr. Spastic, Scram Kitty, Chipocrite
DATE: 2014/06/26::
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Primate - PuntaRock 2012
Primate - PuntaRock 2012
DATE: 2012/03/14::
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JC Blues (Chile) - Paradise City, cover Guns´n Roses (PRIMATE)
JC Blues (Chile) - Paradise City, cover Guns´n Roses (PRIMATE)
DATE: 2008/04/07::
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ForestalBajoCity - Por Mi Calle (video clip - primate prod)
ForestalBajoCity - Por Mi Calle (video clip - primate prod)
DATE: 2012/05/28::
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BLH2 round1: La Emboscada del Cupido Primate
BLH2 round1: La Emboscada del Cupido Primate
DATE: 2014/05/20::
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The Missing Link: Most Complete Fossil In Primate Evolution
The Missing Link: Most Complete Fossil In Primate Evolution
DATE: 2009/05/20::
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Okapella Of Underground - Primate Party ft. Bandit, Nadir, Anıl Piyancı
Okapella Of Underground - Primate Party ft. Bandit, Nadir, Anıl Piyancı
DATE: 2012/11/10::
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Part 2  Cape Town  South Afrika/Güney Afrika
Part 2 Cape Town South Afrika/Güney Afrika
DATE: 2012/08/02::
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Breaking Bad @ City Department Stgt, Primate Cuts 29.10.2013
Breaking Bad @ City Department Stgt, Primate Cuts 29.10.2013
DATE: 2013/12/24::
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Primate - Black Flag Cover Set - Brooklyn 2012
Primate - Black Flag Cover Set - Brooklyn 2012
DATE: 2012/12/01::
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TELLIE FLOYDD -I SHINE PRODUCED BY DJ PRIMATE
TELLIE FLOYDD -I SHINE PRODUCED BY DJ PRIMATE
DATE: 2014/11/03::
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Primate Fiasco - Saturn Returns -Live at Camp Jam in the Pines NJ
Primate Fiasco - Saturn Returns -Live at Camp Jam in the Pines NJ
DATE: 2013/05/22::
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Public or primate property? Monkey selfie ownership dispute
Public or primate property? Monkey selfie ownership dispute
DATE: 2014/08/07::
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First State - Primate (Album Mix)
First State - Primate (Album Mix)
DATE: 2010/07/09::
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Canterbury Honours Primate Aka Archbishop Of Canterbury Receives Freedom Of City (1953)
Canterbury Honours Primate Aka Archbishop Of Canterbury Receives Freedom Of City (1953)
DATE: 2014/04/13::
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Hongarije, BUDAPEST
Hongarije, BUDAPEST
DATE: 2013/02/25::
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Sounds of a New York City Primate
Sounds of a New York City Primate
DATE: 2010/08/31::
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Budapest, Hungary - Sunset Time Lapse HD (2013)
Budapest, Hungary - Sunset Time Lapse HD (2013)
DATE: 2013/09/22::
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Bangkok City (Grand Palace,Wat Arun,Wat Pho,Chinatown,....) HD
Bangkok City (Grand Palace,Wat Arun,Wat Pho,Chinatown,....) HD
DATE: 2013/03/20::
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One of The Most Beautiful Kuala Lumpur City
One of The Most Beautiful Kuala Lumpur City
DATE: 2011/08/31::
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Escaped primate loose in KC, smashes cop car window
Escaped primate loose in KC, smashes cop car window
DATE: 2010/10/19::
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Street Food Around The World - Bangkok, Thailand
Street Food Around The World - Bangkok, Thailand
DATE: 2015/01/25::
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Bohol Philippines Travel Tourism - White Sand Beaches - Tarsier Primate - Welcome Video
Bohol Philippines Travel Tourism - White Sand Beaches - Tarsier Primate - Welcome Video
DATE: 2014/04/29::
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REBOOT2 - BRIGHT PRIMATE - Fallen Leaves
REBOOT2 - BRIGHT PRIMATE - Fallen Leaves
DATE: 2012/03/18::
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Bangkok City In Thailand.
Bangkok City In Thailand.
DATE: 2013/06/23::
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BANGKOK 2015, ★★★★★, TRAFFIC JAM BANGKOK, BANGKOK CITY, THAILAND,
BANGKOK 2015, ★★★★★, TRAFFIC JAM BANGKOK, BANGKOK CITY, THAILAND,
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A primate city is the leading city in its country or region, disproportionately larger than any others in the urban hierarchy.[1] A 'primate city distribution' has one very large city with many much smaller cities and towns, and no intermediate-sized urban centres, in contrast to the linear 'rank-size distribution'.[2] The 'law of the primate city' was first proposed by the geographer Mark Jefferson in 1939.[3] He defines a primate city as being "at least twice as large as the next largest city and more than twice as significant."[4] A primate city is number one in its country in most aspects, like politics, economy, media, culture and universities.

Significance[edit]

Not all countries have primate cities, but in those that do, the rest of the country depends on it for cultural, economic, political, and major transportation needs.[citation needed] On the other hand, the primate city depends on the rest of the country as paying consumers of the cultural, economic, political and other services produced in the area.

The presence of a primate city in a country may indicate an imbalance in development – usually a progressive core, and a lagging periphery, on which the city depends for labor and other resources.[5] However, the urban structure is not directly dependent on a country's level of economic development.[1]

Many of the primate cities are increasing their percentage of their country's population. This can be because the number of traditional workers have been reduced because of mechanization in the manufacturing industry, agriculture, and other blue-collar industries, which are generally located throughout all of the country. At the same time, the number of educated employees in service business such as politics, economy, culture, media, and higher education has been rising, and those sectors are often located in the capital where the power and money is concentrated.

Examples[edit]

Among the best known examples of primate cities are alpha world cities such as Paris and by most measures London.[4] Budapest,[6] Dublin, and Vienna[7] have also been described as primate cities. Bangkok has been called "the most primate city on earth", being forty times larger than Thailand's second city.[8]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Goodall, B. (1987) The Penguin Dictionary of Human Geography. London: Penguin.
  2. ^ http://www.lboro.ac.uk/gawc/rb/rb186.html GaWC Research Bulletin 186
  3. ^ The Law of the Primate City and the Rank-Size Rule, by Matt Rosenberg
  4. ^ a b Jefferson. "The Law of the Primate City", in Geographical Review 29 (April 1939)
  5. ^ Brunn, Stanley et al. Cities of the World. Boulder, CO: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc, 2003
  6. ^ Taşan-Kok, Tuna (2004). Budapest, Istanbul and Warsaw: Institutional and spatial change. Eburon Uitgeverij. p. 41. ISBN 9789059720411. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  7. ^ Pacione, Michael (2005). Urban Geography: A Global Perspective (2nd ed.). Abingdon: Routledge. p. 83. 
  8. ^ Baker, Chris; Pasuk Phongpaichit (2009). A history of Thailand (2nd ed. ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 199. ISBN 0-521-76768-7. 
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