Rural municipality


Dernière mise à jour le :24/11/2022


A rural municipality is a thinly populated municipality in the sense of the 3-level municipal degree of urbanisation. Densely populated and intermediate density
municipalities are called urban.


This definition of rural municipalities replaces since November 2020 a definition based on urban units, which considered rural municipalities as those not belonging to an urban unit.

To find out more about the municipal density grid: