11 responses

  1. Fer Pardo
    October 31, 2015

    It always amazes me how us Americans, when referring to other countries, we refer to their towns as “villages”. I have never seen an American referring to a town in the United States as a village, regardless of how small it might be. When I think of a village I see happy people who are mostly ignorant of the modern world.


    • Alex
      January 14, 2016

      For me the word “village” seems antiquated. So much so that when I think of villages, everyone who lives in one are wearing colorful pointy hats and are either gnomes/elves.


    • Terri Boehm
      July 4, 2017

      Village of Birmingham, Missouri


  2. Robert Goodell
    June 11, 2016

    I live in a village and we do have a mayor,fire dept. and police dept. Looks to me like the definition of a village isn’t true.


  3. jim Allen
    December 11, 2016

    The difference between a village and a town is in simple and very generalist terms in the UK most villages are normally a ‘Parish’ a religious geographic area centred around a church (C of E) from the ‘old’ days while a town is a centre of the lowest tier of Central government control which could cover multiple parishes. SO if you look up Parish in England you will see just how many ‘Villages still exist in the UK


  4. hasma
    July 15, 2017

    So amazing


  5. Mona Garg
    December 25, 2017

    The village school are too good than city schools


  6. Allen
    May 31, 2018

    Alex what u think is actually true I’m not from a village yeah but I have seen them they live very happy and a peaceful life but the town peoples don’t have a peaceful life to live


  7. doni
    March 26, 2019

    thank you for an explanation of the differences between villages and villages


  8. ChukwumaAde
    September 25, 2019

    Visit villages in Nigeria and you’d understand what a village actually means. That’s Rhee true definition of a village


  9. kaya
    January 10, 2020

    thanks helped a lot


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