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Perspectiva Geográfica

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CASTRO RICAURTE, Danilo. Approach to territorial development from analysis of periurban in Boyacá, Colombia. Perspectiva Geográfica [online]. 2017, vol.22, n.2, pp.123-136. ISSN 0123-3769.

Boyacá's central region is the area with the highest development, quality of life and socio-economic activities of the department which extends along the valley of the Chicamocha River. This region tends to integrate through to the geographical conditions, use and exploitation of the territory from a network of municipalities whose axis to Tunja, Duitama and Sogamoso, which encourages the mobility of the population and diversity of activities in the municipalities in the region. The following paper seeks to contribute to regional development through the analysis of periurban Tunja, Duitama, Sogamoso. The work comprised three stages: First, analysis of literature and concepts; Second, fieldwork (for implementing this population surveys and interviews with municipal officials was held); and third, the development of a territorial development model with regional focus and not only urban development as many current proposals in Boyacá and Colombia.

Keywords : model; municipality; periurban territory; region; regional planning.

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