Category talk:Slums

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Normally you have to make a difference between Slums and Shantytowns (or Informal settlements) - most of the pictures in this category will show informal settlements. In a strict sense most dwellings in the "third world" which are built without planning or selforganized are Shantytowns - so this cat should be renamed (well known are favelas in Brazil and pueblos jovenes in Peru). I do not know good and exact examples of Slums. Cholo Aleman (talk) 20:44, 7 February 2010 (UTC) PS: look at the article here too: Cholo Aleman (talk) 20:46, 7 February 2010 (UTC)