Urban and rural UK Definitions

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Urban areas
An urban area is the region surrounding a city.
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Rural settlements
Settlement with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants (UK) Fewer than 3000 in Scotland.
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Rural areas
A rural area is an open swath of land that has few homes or other buildings, and not very many people.
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Urban core
The central part of conurbation high population density.
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Conurbation
The city expands outwards and absorbs smaller settlements that used to be separate.
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Population density
the number of people per square kilometre.
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Urban fringe
Settlements areas around the edge of the urban core; Lower density.
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Settlement with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants (UK) Fewer than 3000 in Scotland.

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Rural settlements

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A rural area is an open swath of land that has few homes or other buildings, and not very many people.

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The central part of conurbation high population density.

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The city expands outwards and absorbs smaller settlements that used to be separate.

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