عنوان مقاله [English]
Today, the role and functions of information and communication technology (ICT) are based on many rural urban developments. Therefore, ICT achievements will have the maximum impact on human life that can penetrate all areas and among all segments of society. The purpose of this research is to investigate the application and position of information and communication technology in Zanjan province. The Applied research method, the descriptive-analytical method, and the library and field method (questionnaire, observation) were used to collect data. The Descriptive and inferential statistics (t single sample, Friedman, correlation and path analysis) were used to analyze the data. The results of this study showed that based on the one-sample t-test, the average values obtained in the components of the research were high (3). In addition, at the significant level and their difference, the numerical utility is positively evaluated and estimated. According to Friedman test, the highest average rank is related to economic components and the least is related to cultural components. On the other hand, the Spearman test results show that the highest correlation is economic components with 0.715 and the least correlation with cultural components with 0.176 is. Finally, the path analysis showed that the highest overall effect on the economic indicators variable was 0.715 is. In other words, the expansion of the relationship between the city and the countryside has led to economic development and an increase in service activities and, to a certain extent, an increase in social justice between the city and the countryside in the study area.