Geografie 2008, 113, 285-301

Transport and geographic organization of society: Case study of Czechia

Miroslav Marada

Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Department of Social Geography and regional Development, Albertov 6, 128 43 Praha 2, Czechia

This article seeks a solution to the mutual association of transport and the complex hierarchy of selected Czech settlements. Evaluation of 144 centres of micro-regional and separately of 12 centres with meso-regional importance was based on public and automobile transport and complex importance indicators. The mutual "closeness" of hierarchies according to the various indicators used was evaluated by a correlation analysis, the level of hierarchization is distinguished with help of rang size rule.


This article is a result of research project No. 205/05/P216 Transport and geographic organization of the society under the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic. The author thanks the Agency for its kind support.