The Factors Affecting Pattern of Rural Settlement of the Republic of Tatarstan

  •  I. T. Gaisin    
  •  R. I. Gaisin    
  •  N. M. Biktimirov    


This article discusses the factors influencing rural settlement patterns of the Republic of Tatarstan in 50-th yearsof XX century. Where people settle is determined by the main factors such as physical environment,demographic, natural, transportation, economic and social concerns. The authors examine the reasons for themigration of the rural population as well as the changes in the national composition of the rural population of therepublic. The article uses census statistics of the 1959, 1989, 2002 and 2010 years.

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