Urban Patterns in Latin America
Before the Europeans established colonies in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, most people lived in rural settlements.
When Europeans gained control of Africa, Asia, And Latin America, they expanded existing cities to provide colonial services, such as administration, military command, and international trade, as well as housing for Europeans who settled in the colony.
Cities Since Independence
Latin American cities have grown in accordance with the sector and concentric zone models.
Cartagena is the first top colonial city in Latin America.
Colonia is the second top colonial city in Latin America.
Casco Viejo, Panama
Casco Viejo, Panama is the third top colonial city in Latin America.
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