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AP® Human Geography

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Site Factors for Cities

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Most early cities were located along rivers for what primary reason?

A

Citizens needed navigatable rivers for ease of transporting goods.

B

Citizens needed the water from the rivers to irrigate their crops.

C

Citizens needed the salt water available in tidal basins for preserving food.

D

Urban hydrology required an outlet for sewage treatment plants.

E

Citizens needed the fresh water for drinking and other survival means.