Life in the Country and in Town

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Life in the country and in town

If you had a choice, where would you like to live: in town or in the country? Whether you live in small towns or large cities, there are merits and drawbacks. And in this essay I will try to highlight some of the major advantages of living there. But of course there is always two sides to a coin, therefore this essay will also point out some of the problems which often reduce the pleasure of living in the countryside and in town. The best reason why one should live in the countryside is the amount of free space available there. Unlike cities the countryside offers us much more land to live on. We can live in our own house with our own private garden. This intensifies the spirit of independence and helps good psychological growth. In a free space, whenever we feel like, we can easily go for a walk outside our house. In the countryside, nature is everywhere and abundant: there is a large variety of flora, fauna, and plant life. Due to this, the scenery in the countryside is marvellous in comparison with the jungle of concrete in the town. In the countryside, one can live in a calm and peaceful environment without the immediate stresses of work, noise, and pollution. Living amidst nature makes us physically strong. Another advantage of living in countryside is that people live in close communities and much comfortable social environment. In cities we do not know others or wish to make acquaintance with our neighbours. But in the countryside a social life is important. People there have much more fellow feelings and come to help others in need and emergencies. People, living in a village, are more friendly. For example, some of my friends live in small villages since birth. They claim that they have a lot of friends there. It is also easy to get from one place to another because the distances in the country are not as long as in towns. As a result, the commuting to the work is not a problem. Moreover, people, living in a village,...
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