AP Human Geography

Von Thunen's model of agricultural use.

Von Thünen Model of Agricultural Land Use

Mark Altaweel

German geographer Johann Heinrich von Thünen created one of the first geographical models related to agricultural land use.

The hexagon pattern formed by the distribution of different order settlements in Central Place Theory.

Central Place Theory

Mark Altaweel

In 1933, Walter Christaller introduced Central Place Theory (CPT) as a way to explain the location, number, and size of settlements.

A Christmas tree farm in the mountains of western North Carolina. Photo: Randolph Femmer, USGS. Public domain.

What is the AP Human Geography Exam?

Caitlin Dempsey

The AP Human Geography exam requires in depth knowledge and analytical skills in a range of topics in the sub-branch of geography.