User:Sju hav/Human geography

Original map by John Snow showing the clusters of cholera cases in the London epidemic of 1854, which is a classical case of using human geography

Human geography is the branch of Geography that is about the study of people and their communities, cultures, economies, and interactions with the environment by studying their relations with and across space and place.[1]

(The field of) Geography one can divide into (the sub-fields of) physical geography and human geography.


  1. Johnston, Ron (2000). "Human Geography". In Johnston, Ron; Gregory, Derek; Pratt, Geraldine; et al. (eds.). The Dictionary of Human Geography. Oxford: Blackwell. pp. 353–60.