A rural settlement is a sparsely populated community that exists in the country, away from densely populated urban centers. "Rural" means "of or relating to the country." More » Government & Politics Law

For purposes of regulating outdoor advertising and classifying highways, the Federal Highway Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation defines rural areas as locales situated outside areas with populations ... More » World View Social Sciences Population & Demography

National Geographic defines a rural area as an open swath of land that has few homes or other buildings and not very many people. Population density of rural areas is very low, and the primary industry in most rural area... More » Education
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