Atlas of Urban Expansion

Malatya
Turkey
Region: Western Asia and North Africa
2014 Population
394,722
2014 Urban Extent
8,544
hectares
2014 Density
46
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Malatya in 2014 was 394,722, increasing at an average annual rate of 2% since 2000. The population of Malatya in 2000 was 299,754, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.9% since 1990, when its population was 184,773.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Malatya in 2014 was 8,544 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 3.2% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 5,528 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.2% since 2000, when its urban extent was 3,647 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Malatya in 2014 was 77 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.2% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 91 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.6% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 96.13 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Malatya in 2014 was 46 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.2% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 54 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.7% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 51 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 1,850 hectares of built-up area was added to the Malatya urban extent between 2000 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 25% was Infill, 22% was Extension, 2% was Leapfrog, and 51% was Inclusion. A total of 1,374 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 34% was Infill, 46% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 20% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Malatya 1990-2014 expansion area was 11.28 meters, compared to 9.35 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Malatya occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 29%, compared to 24% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Malatya's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.34 km/km2, compared to 1.94 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Malatya's 1990-2014 expansion area was 79%, compared to 90% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Malatya's 1990-2014 expansion area was 1.41 hectares, compared to 5.49 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2014