عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
Urbanization is basically plays key role in geographical development of population policy and urban growth. Therefore, growth and development of cities in Iran have become a problem in recent years and the necessity of paying attention to urban issues, especially its physical issues, has found importance within a scientific framework. In this study, the role of geographical parameters in physical development of Soufyan city and the affected factors have been investigated. In the current study, both methods were used: descriptive method was used to collect data and causal methods were used to analyze data. To test the hypotheses of research, questionnaire was used that was completed by 30 employees working in departments of Soufyan city, and its higher Cronbach's alpha coefficient (0.90) confirms the reliability of the questionnaire. Statistical analysis of research was carried out by using univariate nonparametric test and non-parametric binomial test. Results indicated that environmental factors did not play significant role in physical development of Soufyan and the geographical location of the Soufyan is the most effective factor in physical development of Soufyan city. On the other hand, the factor of distance from Tabriz is the determining factor in physical development of Soufyan city. Finally, physical development of Soufyan city has not been smart in recent years.