Urbanism is the operational, integrative, normative activity whose main purpose is to stimulate the complex evolution of localities, by implementing short, medium and long term development strategies, which aims to establish the directions of spatial development of urban and rural localities, in accordance with their potential and the aspirations of the inhabitants and which includes all the localities of the country, organized in a network, based on their hierarchy and balanced distribution in the territory; the application of the objectives covers the entire administrative territory of the cities and communes or areas thereof. (Source: Wikipedia)