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  • Date Submitted: 04/04/2014 04:01 AM
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Country or City Life: What’s better?

I think living in the countryside is far better than living in the city. There are numerous reasons why living in countryside is the better than the city. The scenery, the streets, the people, and the pace are totally different compared to the city.
The first outstanding characteristic about the countryside is that it is beautiful, and it is peaceful. The air is fresh and the surroundings green. This is because the countryside is free from pollution, be it air, land, or noise pollution. There is no such perfect peaceful view that you can see other than in the countryside.
There are no crowded streets with heavy traffic in the countryside, thus there are no fumes from cars and smoke from large trucks to pollute the air. The trees surrounding the countryside help the people from inhaling polluted air. The fresh smell of plants somehow helps the people of the countryside to lead a healthy life.
Furthermore, people in the countryside are more conscious of keeping their surroundings clean and people litter less. This is unlike the cities where if the garbage trucks do not collect the rubbish disposed by household or restaurants, the city will be overflowing with trash! This can attract the mosquitoes, flys, rats, and wild dogs to pollute their surroundings, which can cause diseases like Dengue and Cholera.
Thirdly, heavy traffic and crowded streets increase the level of noise pollution. The honking of cars in the streets is continuous and the crowds on the roads increase the hub of activity. There are also sounds of the machines in factories, and loud radios of cars. These add to the noise of the city. Even if one lives in residential areas, one is never far from busy streets.
However, in the countryside, life is slow-paced. There is no need to rush around because there are not too many places to go. Most places are close by and people can walk or cycle. Less vehicles are used, so less fumes are released.
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