Geografie 1990, 95, 165-177

Population Development in Large Cities and Their Hinterland in Czech Republic. Comparison of Interwar and Contemporary Period

Martin Hampl

Katedra ekonomické a regionální geografie, Přírodovědecká fakulta UK, Albertov 6, 128 43 Praha 2, Czechia

The paper treats of contemporary as well as long-term tendencies of the concentration of population on a certain regional level corresponding to the formation of metropolitan areas. 11 principal concentrations or metropolitan areas are studied in CR, delimited according to contemporary districts. A special attention is paid to the comparison of the dynamics of development in the periods 1921-1930 and 1970-1985.