URBANIZATION AND SUBURBANIZATION IN AZERBAIJAN
Badalov Etibar Sanan Ogly, Doctor of Philosophy in Geography National Academy of Azerbaijan, Senior Researcher at the Institute of geography, Baku, Azerbaijan
The article analyzes the historical development and formation of urbanization and suburbanization in the urban settlement of Azerbaijan. The process of urbanization and its influence on urban settlement, the problem of development of urban agglomerations are studied. The ways of socio-economic development and transformation of the territorial organization of large and larger urban agglomerations are revealed. The analysis of population growth dynamics in urban agglomerations is carried out. On the basis of the conducted researches recommendations on regulation of urban settlement in Azerbaijan are put forward.