عنوان مقاله [English]
The emergence of cities in one place is due to political, economic and environmental capabilities, but their development and expansion over time and in each period in accordance with the orientation of governments and economic and social policies, have developed in certain directions. And the urban planning policy of governments has given many ups and downs to cities. The city of Kerman has been expanding from the center to the periphery since its formation in the Sassanid period, so that it was first built on the heights of Ardeshir and Dokhtar castles and then on adjacent flat lands until the Seljuk period in the west It continued to expand in the period of the Ghazs, Qarakhtaei-Al-Muzaffar and Timurids to the north and in the Safavid period, Zandieh and Qajar to the west, so that in the Qajar period the city was important in terms of size and population. The purpose of this research is to analyze the historical developments of Kerman city and the factors affecting urban growth and development in each period. The research method is descriptive and documentary. Using historical sources and existing evidence and documents, urban growth in each historical period has been studied and evaluated and shown on the current map of Kerman. The results show that Kerman has undergone many changes and developments in its spatial context and in each period the size and population of this city has increased. So that today it is one of the metropolises of the country. It has valuable and valuable relics of historical growth periods that deserve to be protected.
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