Global Spatial Pattern Of Coffee Producing Countries Essay

1786 WordsOct 13, 20148 Pages
From the information on the map shown, I found out that the global spatial pattern of coffee producing countries in the world are clustered , hemispherical pattern of dispersal. This means that coffee producing countries most commonly occur in a linear cluster at the equator covering all the areas that produce coffee. Near all of the coffee producing countries are between the Capricorn and cancer tropics and the sub tropics and the inter-tropical convergence zones. There is a really high concentration of clusters in the tropical rainforest, inter- tropical convergence zones. This is because they are suited to temperatures up to 20 – 25 Celsius and rainfall up to 1500- 2500mm. For example in Brazil, and Tanzania that has better suited in warm, dry and wet seasons. There is a very high concentration of clusters at the subtropics of the north to the south subtropics. since this zone covers most of south America where there is a 47% of production of coffee, mainly the whole of Asia that has about 18% of coffee production and the whole of central America which has 19% , and the whole south Africa which has 15% of coffee production. This is because coffee plants are suited to the tropics zone. There are some random scatters at the temperate zone for example the more northern side of North America and the more southern side of South America. The largest amount of concentration of coffee producing country in South America is Brazil with up to 22.5 million bags of
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