Many people come from the outlying/surrounding villages to work in the town.
Underlining the gravity of the situation, presidential office spokesman David Lee said that Vice President Annette Lu had been called to Taipei from a trip to the outlying island of Penghu.
He wants federal money to make up the pay difference for teachers forced into substitute teaching jobs in outlying areas.
outlying Show phonetics
adjective [before noun]
far away from main towns and cities, or far from the centre of a place:
Many of the pupils travel in by bus from outlying areas.