Volume 67, Issue 2 (2014), pp. 53–74
The article deals with the problem of spatial and numeral changes of rural settlements. Definition of the rural settlement and rurality is discussing at the context of the settlements developing. Appropriate place is devoted to the question of the size classification and density of settlements. The research deals with the methodological problem of the index of the nearest neighbourhood of the settlements, its distance from main services centres. The question of the influence of the transport system to development of regional rural settlements is discussing as well as the future of its.