Atlas of Urban Expansion

Cordoba
Argentina
Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
2014 Population
1,392,944
2014 Urban Extent
35,487
hectares
2014 Density
39
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Cordoba in 2014 was 1,392,944, increasing at an average annual rate of 1% since 2001. The population of Cordoba in 2001 was 1,233,898, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.9% since 1991, when its population was 1,128,755.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Cordoba in 2014 was 35,487 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.2% since 2001. The urban extent in 2001 was 26,970 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.1% since 2001, when its urban extent was 21,868 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Cordoba in 2014 was 57 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1% since 2001. The built-up area density in 2001 was 64 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1% since 1991 when the built-up area density was 70.95 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Cordoba in 2014 was 39 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.2% since 2001. The urban extent density in 2001 was 46 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.2% since 1991 when the urban extent density was 52 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 5,320 hectares of built-up area was added to the Cordoba urban extent between 2001 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 36% was Infill, 34% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 31% was Inclusion. A total of 3,312 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1991 and 2001. Of that added built-up area, 45% was Infill, 37% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 18% was Inclusion.

Blocks and Roads
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Roads

Average road width in the Cordoba 1990-2014 expansion area was 7.55 meters, compared to 8.93 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Cordoba occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 21%, compared to 16% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Cordoba's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.81 km/km2, compared to 2.3 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Cordoba's 1990-2014 expansion area was 92%, compared to 95% in the pre-1990 area.

1991-2001  2001-2014
1991-2001  2001-2014
1991-2001  2001-2014

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Cordoba's 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.52 hectares, compared to 5.69 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1991-2001  2001-2014