The mapping representation of the population distribution in Najaf Governorate

Abdul Ali Hassan Al-Khafaf; MustafaAbdullah Al SuwaidiAl-Khafaji; Mohammed KazemJawad

Adab Al-Kufa, In Press

This study aimed to represent the distribution maps population of the province of Najaf cartography, where he sought a researcher to hire information and data in the mapping of the high precision in drawing and design, as well as inference and update and analysis, which contains technology of (GIS) has great potential in spatial analysis and descriptive, as well as Show spatial variations of geographical phenomena on the one hand, and the spatial distribution of the other hand and the reasons Tbainehma, following my presentation and style analysis, which depend largely on the map to achieve process Plug cartography, they represent the main objective of the map maker. The research aims to prepare maps specialist dealing with the distribution of population of the province of Najaf from different aspects and highlight the feasibility analysis of these maps to give a complete picture and interdependent all manifestations of different geographical and describes spatial relationships exchanged between them and their impact on each other, using Visual Analysis and record up to achieve the highest value cognitive.
Research has shown focus most of human resources in the center of Najaf (the administrative center of the province), concentrated (49%) of the population on the area ratio of up to (1.57%) according to the estimates of 2010. From the analysis of Lorenz curve shows large area inequality (area concentration) resulting from the spacing distribution line actual distribution line ideal, this refers to some concentration of the population in the area a few of the province by population estimates for the year 2010. Study found installation environmental population in the province that There administrative units increase the proportion of urban population on the proportion of the rural population, the center spend Najaf and district center of Kufa, and the reason is attributed to the expansion of cities and the migration factor population, as one of the cities that attract people, because they Regional Centre for the province and concentrated activities and variety of events. And other than the proportion of the rural population to urban residents.