2010 UN-Habitat State of African Cities Report

Chapter published in the 2010 UN-Habitat State of African Cities Report

The State of the African Cities report supplements the UN-Habitat State of the World Cities Report released every two years. This report analyzes existing and emerging trends in human settlement patterns across Africa.
The chapter regarding Northern African Cities was written by a team of researchers led by Dr. Mona Serageldin. The North Africa section discusses issues and trends specific to the countries of Algeria, Egypt, the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia and Western Sahara. The report addresses issues of inequality among Northern African cities and examines the social geography of urbanization.

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