A village is a small settlement usually found in a rural setting. It is generally larger than a "hamlet" but smaller than a "town". Some geographers specifically define a village as having between 500 and 2,500 inhabitants. In most parts of the world, villages are settlements of people clustered around a central point.
Likewise, at what point does a village become a town?
The village people have sex and then sometimes, after 9 months a new villager is born. If there are enough people, the village becomes a town. Also having other assets besides sex helps to draw people from the the outside world to the village, reducing the time needed for it to become a town.
Also Know, how is a town defined?
a thickly populated area, usually smaller than a city and larger than a village, having fixed boundaries and certain local powers of government. a densely populated area of considerable size, as a city or borough.
What is smaller than a village?
- A town is a human settlement larger than a village but smaller than a city. It usually refers to a small settlement, with a small population which is usually under 100, in a rural area, or a component of a larger settlement or municipality. Hamlets are typically unincorporated communities.
What are the characteristics of a village?
Some of the important Characteristics features of Village Community in India are as follows:
- Bases of social organization:
- Group of people:
- Definite locality:
- Small size:
- Importance of neighborhood:
- Community sentiment:
- Predominance of primary relations:
- Joint family system: