Difference between Town and Village?


The difference between a town and a village is their sizes. A town is larger in size as compared to a village. However, a village can grow in size, infrastructures and population to become a town.
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A town is a human settlement larger than a village but smaller than a city. A village is usually a place people live in, in the countryside. A city is a legally defined government entity with powers delegated by the state.
A village is a cluster of human settlement or community consisting of a few hundreds to a few thousands residents. On the other hand, a town is a settlement whose inhabitants range from a few hundred thousands to hundred thousands of inhabitants. A town consists of well-constructed road networks with buildings clustering in the area unlike in a village where houses are more scattered and road networks are poorly developed. Towns are normally business centres where buying and selling takes place while villages are residential. However, these are just a few of the common differences and hence the number may increase depending on economy among other factors in a given country.
A town is a settlement of people which is bigger than a village but smaller than a city. While a village is a community of a few hundred to thousands living together in the same neighbourhood.
Places are classified as towns or villages depending on the number of inhabitants and human settlements. Towns are highly populated than villages and most of them act as the administrative centres. The main difference is the infrastructure in the town which is good in communication and roads that in the villages.
In England, The difference between a village and a town is that the town has a market and a town is usually much larger with more inhabitants.  Moving to towns from villages is called urbanization.
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