Compact Type of Settlement
1. These settlements have a large number of houses built close to each other.
2. Such settlements usually develop along river valleys and in fertile plains.
3. Communities, in these settlements, are often closely knit and share common occupations.
Dispersed Type of Settlement
1. These settlements have houses that are spaced far apart.
2. Such settlements are often interspersed with fields, more often than not caste-based segregation also occurs.
3. A cultural feature such as a place of worship or a market, binds the settlement together.
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