Rural area is a geographical area that is located outside cities and town. The health and human services define the word “rural” as encompassing all population, housing, and territory not included within an urban area.
Whatever is not urban is considered rural.
Typical rural area have a low population density and small settlements Agricultural area are commonly rural, though so are other such as forest. Difference countries have very definition of statistical and administrative purposes.
Urban area is characterized by higher population density and vast human features in comparison to the area surrounding it. Urban area may be cities, towns or conurbation but the term is not commonly extended to rural settlement such as villages and hamlets.
Urban areas are created and further developed by the process of urbanization. Measuring the extent of an urban sprawl, and in determining urban and rural populations.
These are the ways rural area comes be beneficial to urban area.
- Man power
- Paying of Tax/Revenue
- Raw materials
(1) Tax: this is contribution for the support of a government required of persons, groups, or businesses within the domain of that government.
- A free nor dues levied on the members of an Organization to meet its expenses.
- A burdensome or excessive demand’s a strain.
(2) Land: This is the comparisons of all naturally occurring resources whose supply in inherently fixed. Examples are any and all particular geographical locations; mineral deposits, and even geostationary orbit locations and portion of the electromagnetic spectrum.
Land was sometimes defined in classical and neoclassical economics as the “Original and indestructible powers of the soil.
(3) Meat: Meat is animal flesh that eaten as food, humans are omnivorous, and have hunted and killed animals for meat since prehistoric time.
The advent of civilization allows the domestication of animals such as chickens, sheep, pigs, and cattle’s and eventually their use in meat production on industrials scales.
Meat is mainly composed of water and protein, and is usually eaten together with other food.
Meat consumption varies worldwide depending on cultural or religious preference, as well as economics conditions, vegetarians choose by not to eat meat because of ethical, economic, environmental, and religious or health concerns that are associated with meat production and consumption.
(4) Food: Food is any substance that is consumes to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plate or animal origin, and contains essential nutrient, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism’s and assimilated by the organism cells in an effort to produce energy, maintain life, and or stimulate growth.
(5) Raw Materials: This is a material or substance used in the primary.
We get raw material from bush and then bring them to the industries in urban areas to be turned into finish materials that can be useful to hen, pigs, cottons, animals, woods etc.
Oban Geography by Raven N.S.B 11 061 A Second Edition.