9.1 Circular Pattern. The village, in the above picture, has developed around the lake/tank. Hence, it is a circular pattern of settlement.
•Circular villages develop around lakes, tanks, fallow land, etc.
•Often such villages are planned in such a way that the central part remains open and is used for keeping the animals to protect them from wild animals.
(9.1) Star-like pattern. The village, in the above diagram, has several roads converging to a centre. Hence, it is a star-like pattern of settlement.
(9.2) 1. Star-like pattern of settlement has many roads converging at a centre, and often the converging point is the main joint in the village.
2. Houses are built along the roads to form a star-shaped settlement pattern.
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