The Use of GIS in Urban Planning in Irbid City


The GIS is one of advanced scientific means through which you can complete the planning in a realistic, accurate and effective way. By using GIS we are able to analyze the places and zones and couture lines for services. Therefore, the finance and time savings that might be supplied to Irbid Municipality were preparing millions in addition to large accuracy in the data presented.

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Kassawneh, O. (2015) The Use of GIS in Urban Planning in Irbid City. Journal of Geographic Information System, 7, 448-463. doi: 10.4236/jgis.2015.74036.

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