# The Geography of Egypt

Pages: 8 (2355 words) Published: June 8, 2013
What is the relationship in the distribution of high order and low order stores in Road 9, an urban CBD district, in Maadi, Cairo, Egypt?

Hypothesis| Page 2|
Background| Page 2|
Method of data collection| Page 3|
Data analysis and presentation| Page 4|
Results| Page 6|
Interpretation of results| Page 6|
Data misrepresentation| Page 6|
Conclusion| Page 7|
Evaluation| Page 8|

List of Illustrations
Figure 1: Location of Egypt| Page 2|
Figure 2: Map of Maadi| Page 2|
Figure 3: Trundle Wheel| Page 3|
Figure 4: Example of shop that’s not ground level| Page 3| Figure 5: Raw data collection and NNI calculation for cafes| Page 4| Figure 6: NNI Calculations for selected Low Order shops| Page 5| Figure 7: NNI Calculations for selected High Order shops| Page 5| Figure 8: Example of café| Page 7|

Figure 9: Example of clustering of kiosks| Page 7|

Hypothesis and Background
What is the relationship in the distribution of high order and low order stores in Road 9, an urban CBD district, in Maadi, Cairo, Egypt? Figure 1:
Location of Egypt
Figure 1:
Location of Egypt

Figure 2:

Method of Data Collection:

Figure 3
Trundle wheel
Figure 3
Trundle wheel
In order to be able to answer the question “Does road 9 conform to Christaller’s central place theory?” an arithmetical plan was carried out. My classmates and I separated into groups and each group arranged which route they would follow. Since there are shops on both sides of the road and it was a long 850-meter road, we split into four groups that consisted of four or five students each. Two groups started north, one group on each side of the road, and the other two groups started south, one group on each side. All four groups then converged in the middle. With a trundle wheel that had a circumference of one meter and made a clicking noise after each meter (shown in figure 3), we measured the distance between the corners of every shop and recorded them on a sheet of paper,...