Dharavi Slum in Mumbai, India

Dharavi Slum in Mumbai, India
More about slums :

A definition of slum  
What is a slum? (UN-Habitat definition):
Some well-known slums:
Pictures of urban slums

If you want to read more about slums and urban development you can read (and download):
http://www.uninsubria.it/uninsubria/allegati/pagine/1438/SUMMER_SCHOOL4.pdf

Organisations of slum dwellers: http://www.sdinet.org/.




MajiData uses the following population density categories:
  • High population density: 5,001 persons per km2 or more
  • Medium population density: between 401 and 5,000 persons/km2
  • Low population density: 400 persons/km2 or less Areas with a population density less than 400 persons/km2 are not considered to be areas with urban characteristics.       

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