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What is Geography?

            Actually, some people thinks that Geography is memorizing the locations of countries, capitals, rivers, mountains etc.. but the real meaning of Geography is a field of science devoted to the study of the features, the lands, and the phenomena of Earth. The first person who used this word Geography is  Eratosthenes. Geography is seeking an understanding of the Earth and human and natural complexities where objects are, how they have changed and come to be. As per my opinion Geography is try to answer 3 questions. which are 1. where?  2. why there? 3. why do we care?.
            Geography is a systematic study of the Earth and its features. Geography is mainly categorized into Three main fields.Those are given below.

  1. Physical Geography.
  2. Human Geography.
  3. Integrative Geography.

Physical Geography: –

            Physical geography is also known as Physiography which was focuses on geography as an Earth science. It used to understand the physical problems and the issues of the lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, pedosphere, and global flora and fauna patterns or biosphere.

            Physical Geography was divided into different categories, they are given below.

  • Biogeography.
  • Climatology & Meteorology.
  • Coastal Geography.
  • Environmental Management.
  • Geodesy.
  • Geomorphology.
  • Glaciology.
  • Hydrology & Hydrography.
  • Landscape ecology.
  • Oceanography.
  • Pedology.
  • Palaeogeography.
  • Quaternary Science.

Human Geography: –

            Human geography is a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns and processes that shape the human society. It encompasses the human, political, cultural, social, and economic aspects. This is also divided into different categories, they are given below.

  • Cultural Geography.
  • Development Geography.
  • Economic Geography.
  • Health Geography.
  • Historical & time Geography.
  • Political Geography & Geopolitics.
  • Demography.
  • Religion Geography.
  • Social Geography.
  • Transportation Geography.
  • Tourism Geography.
  • Urban Geography.
  • Behavioral Geography.
  • Feminist Geography.
  • Culture theory.
  • Geosophy

Integrative Geography: –

            Integrated Geography is a description of the spatial interaction between humans and the natural world. it is an understanding of the traditional aspects of physical and human geography. and it was a bridge between the human and the physical geography. The best examples for it is

  • Environmental geography
  • .emergency management.
  • environmental management.
  • sustainability.
  • political ecology.

            All these are the introduction to Geography. in next article we will provide more notes on this so keep follow us in Awareness Adda. If you have any doughts ask us in the comments section. Always remember that “Preparation is key to success.“. Thank you.