GEOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH ›› 1997, Vol. 16 ›› Issue (4): 80-86.doi: 10.11821/yj1997040011

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A STUDY ON MARKET TOWNS DEVELOPMENT ALONG THE JINGJUI RALLWAY LINE

Song Jinping   

  1. Institute of Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing 100101
  • Received:1996-03-21 Revised:1997-04-18 Online:1997-12-15 Published:1997-12-15

Abstract: The development of market towns in China has important effect on nationwide development of urbannization and rural economy. Based on the findings from an on-the-spot investigation, this thesis makes a summary on the major problems existing as result of the development of market towns along Jingjiu Railway Line, proposes several model types of the development and discussed their respective functions. This thesis also explores the eventual effects on the development of market towns brought by the construction and utilization of Jingjiu Railway Line. As a conclusion from these analyses, the author offers 4 strategies for the development of market towns:a) Developing 4 regional town groups. b) Concentrating rural enterprises and enforcing market construction. c) Distributing and spreading reasonably. d) Property concentrating and focusing on development. Plausible suggestions are finally proposed about market towns development.

Key words: Jingjiu railway line, market towns, town and towuship industrial area, markets

PACS: 

  • TU982.29