Human settlements grow in specific locations only because it depends on the few major factors like
-Climatic factors, availability of water, slope of the land and level of development. Places which have all these facilities witness a huge growth of human settlement.
For example in India Nucleated settlements are found throughout the plateau region of Narmada Valley, paddy lands in Bihar, U.P, Vindhyan Plateau and several other cultivated parts of India.
On the other hand, dispersed settlements are found in tribal parts covering central part of India, eastern and southern Rajasthan, Himalayan slopes and land with dissected and uneven topography.