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Evaluation of Sustainable Urban Development In Mashhad city, Iran


Dr. Mohammad Ajza Shakohi , Marjan Akbari ,

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Volume 2 - October 2013 (10)


Mashhad is the capital city of Khorasan Razavi province in Iran country. In the recent years, its urban and economic development policy followed the growth pole theory. In order to, the aim of this paper is evaluation of sustainable urban development in Mashhad city. Applied methodology is based on descriptive-analytical approach. We have used documental method to collect information about case study region. Results show that overall population growth in this period (1951- 2013) is equal to 14.5%. Average growth in the statistical areas is 7.4%. Minimum annual population growth is -2%. Also mixed land use issues in Mashhad have a special status and it need to accurate programing in short, mid and long time. Correlation between the two variables of income inequality (R2= 0.0516) and educational inequality was (R2= 0.0561). In the end of this presented some solve ways. 


development policy, growth theory, urban development, Mashhad city


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