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Investigation on neighbouring cities; boundary, hierarchy, indicators and issues

Rabe, Noor Suzilawati and Mohamed Osman, Mariana and Abdullah, Muhammad Faris and Abdul Halim, Izzatul A’syiqin (2020) Investigation on neighbouring cities; boundary, hierarchy, indicators and issues. Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 15 (2). pp. 1-9. ISSN 2289-9855

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City boundary could be defined as a city’s specified boundary of the border which differentiates a city with its hinterland, where the area within the city limits can be considered as the proper city. With rapid developments and urbanization, a new form of urban dimension is added to the present pattern of a city’s urban form. The influence of a city spreads to its neighbouring cities through numerous ways which not only change the physical landscape of a neighbouring city but also in terms of their economy and social environment. Hence, it could not be denied that a city’s influence could contribute to positive and negative impacts on the neighbouring cities. The objectives and goal of this paper are to discover and deeply identify issues faced by neighbouring cities and their impacts on urban development focusing in urban areas of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. This paper will cover key urbanization issues which are poor coordination of land use zoning and absence of clear neighbouring city boundaries and physical boundaries. The data regarding this study uses two methods of data collection which are through key informant interviews. For key informant interviews, targeted local authorities such as Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL), Majlis Bandaraya Shah Alam (MBSA) and Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya (MBPJ) will be asked on issues faced by neighbouring cities. Data collected from the survey will be analysed using the sampling method in order to attain reliable and valid findings. Through data analysis and findings, the expected outcome from this research is to improve facilities and management of neighbouring cities which will simultaneously improve developments of urban areas at Kuala Lumpur and Selangor.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7321/86404
Uncontrolled Keywords: neighbouring cities, definition, city boundary, hierarchy
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Noor Suzilawati Rabe
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2020 15:48
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2021 23:58
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/86404

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