Country and Urban area


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Country noun – An area outside of cities and towns.
Usage example: his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country

Urban area is an antonym for country.
Nearby Word: countryside
Antonyms for Country

Urban area

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Urban area noun – A geographical area constituting a city or town.
Country is an antonym for urban area.
Antonyms for Urban area
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  • Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan: Capital of Pakistan and, together with nearby Rawalpindi, the third-largest urban area in the country.
  • Useful Notes / Wellington Nearly 400,000 people live in the four cities that make up the country's second largest urban area: Wellington, Porirua, Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt.
  • Useful Notes / French Political System France used to be a very centralized country (Paris' urban area still has almost 20% of the population), but in recent times political power has become more decentralized; this is just as well, since France really is quite diverse and benefits when government recognizes that.
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