1 Master student of Agricultural Extension and Education, College of Agriculture, Ilam Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ilam, Iran

2 Assistant Professor Department of Agricultural Management, College of Agriculture, Ilam Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ilam, Iran.

3 Assistant Professor Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, College of Agriculture, Ilam Branch, Islamic Azad University,Ilam, Iran


The rural tourism as the most popular forms of tourism can be regarded as a policy to reduce the problems of rural areas. Rural tourism, is a risk factor for the development of rural areas, including most the effects of its population stable, solve unemployment, reduced migration and more. This study aimed to detection effects of tourism in Myshkhas Rural Center development in Ilam Province. A cross sectional survey which involved the use of researcher-made questionnaire and content validity and reliability of the questionnaire were approved. A stratified random sampling technique was used to select 368 rural households. Data was analyzed using the factor analysis. The results of factor analysis showed that the main impact of the arrival of tourists to rural areas, its effects of socio economic, socio culture, environmental and infrastructure summarized.


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