Optimal Spatial Distribution of Gasoline Stations in Baghdad Province Utilizing GIS Techniques


Studying the spatially distribution pattern of fuel station in province of Baghdad was done by utilizing GIS techniques which they are the most powerful tools for design, display and analysis for the spatial data. Nearest Neighbor Analysis method was applied for analyzing the spatial distributions of the fuel stations. Baghdad was considered to be divided in to two main parts (outskirts of Baghdad and center of Baghdad). The nearest neighbour for all parts of Baghdad indicates for the distribution pattern is random and differs from place to another in randomly rate.