branches of geography

Geography 101, Human Geography

Flow map of the increased number of tourists around Mount Everest between 1980 and 2000.

Sub-branches of Human Geography

Human geography focuses on the role that human play in the world.  Human geography focuses on understand processes about human populations, settlements, economics, transportation, recreation and tourism, religion, politics, social and cultural traditions, human migration, agriculture, and urbanization. Economic Geography Geographers under this branch normally study the manner in which […]

Geography 101, Physical Geography

Sub-branches of Physical Geography

Physical geography is one of the two primary branches of geography.  Listed here are sub-branches or sub-fields of physical geography.  These sub-fields of physical geography study processes and patterns in the natural environment. Biogeography Animals and plants on earth are usually distributed in specific patterns and biogeography is the discipline that […]

Geography 101

Population Density in the Arab League. Source: World Geography Today (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 2000)

What are the Branches of Geography?

Geography is divided into two main branches: human geography and physical geography. There are additional branches in geography such as regional geography, cartography, and integrated geography. Human Geography This is a main branch in geography and it mainly covers studies of the human race. This normally involves their backgrounds, how […]