- Meaning of the term
- Functionally and analytically demarcated territorial categories or spatial types
- Territorial categories and spatial categories in spatial development plans
Territorial categories, also known as spatial categories or spatial types, are used to classify spaces according to different demarcation criteria. They are used in a twofold manner: analytically as part of spatial observation and spatial research, and as core content pursuant to the Federal Spatial Planning Act (Raumordnungsgesetz, ROG) and spatial development plans.