Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 385

Full Length Research Paper

Contemporary land suitability analysis for urban expansion in Welkite town, Gurage zone, Ethiopia

Habtamu Kerebeh
  • Habtamu Kerebeh
  • Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 18 December 2019
  •  Accepted: 06 February 2020
  •  Published: 31 October 2020

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