WHAT ARE CITY FUNCTIONS?

WHAT ARE THE MAIN CITY FUNCTIONS?

The main functions of cities are:

  • Residential with housing for their population

Resultado de imagen de RESIDENTIAL AREAS IN CITY UK

Resultado de imagen de RESIDENTIAL AREAS IN CITY SPAIN

  • Political as institutions are located in them. There is a local, regional and national capitals. However, Brussels or New York have the seats of international organizations.

Resultado de imagen de CORTES IN MADRID

Resultado de imagen de UNITED NATIONS IN NY

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  • Commercial and financial as they are markets and some of them have international relevance.

Resultado de imagen de CBD MADRID

Resultado de imagen de CBD NEW NY

  • Industrial from the 19th century, even nowadays places like Shanghai are large industrial states.

Resultado de imagen de FACTORIES IN SHANGHAI

  • Cultural and religious as for example Cambridge famous for its university or Rome and Mecca with religious relevance for Christians and Muslims.

Resultado de imagen de MOSQUE IN MECCA

Resultado de imagen de VATICAN IN ROME

  • Tourists are interested in cultural attractions, picturesque landscapes of famous beaches.

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