Analyzing Patterns of Spatial Distribution of Secondary Education Services in Babylon Governorate of Iraq by Using Geographical Information Systems (GIS)


  • Ameera Mohammed Ali Hamza Al-Asaadi
  • Breer Jawad Kadhim Rashg


Educational Services, Secondary Education, Geographic Information Systems (GIS)


Secondary Education services are among the necessary services that contribute to the development of personal skills and capabilities of individuals, as they have an effective role in the cultural, social and cultural development of societies. Geographical (GIS), and the study revealed through statistical analysis that the average center, the average center of secondary schools appears in the center of Hilla district, as the study showed through the analysis of the standard distance to the sites of middle schools in the study area that the proportion of (60,69%) of the schools The middle school is spread around its actual center, and (56.25%) of the middle schools are spread around their actual center, and (57.76%) of the secondary schools are spread around their actual center. As for the distribution direction for secondary schools, it took an oval shape from the northwest to in the southeast of the study area, it was also found through the analysis of the nearest neighbor of secondary schools that it adopted the clustered pattern that tends towards randomness.