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Rural development programs are part of the country's development plans that are used to transform the socio-economic development of the rural community. This is becoming more pronounced among Third World countries, where governments play a major role in restructuring society in order to coordinate with specific political and economic objectives. Therefore, rural development goals are not limited to one section, but rather improvements in productivity, increase Employment, food security, housing and education and health.Sustainable development is one of the most important and most effective economic instruments to achieve the desired level of growth and movement towards productive and trusted economies, which refers to the transformation of economic, social, cultural and environmental sustainability for the long-term welfare of the whole society. In this regard, one of the ways to move towards sustainable development in the current situation of villages is to pay attention to tourism. Tourism has many branches and species. One of its kinds is rural tourism, which includes a wide range of attractions and activities defined in agricultural or non-urban areas and competes with other tourism sectors such as coastal and urban tourism. According to the above, the current research is conducted with the general purpose of measuring and assessing the sustainability levels of rural areas around tourism centers in Ardebil and seeking to answer this question. What is the level of sustainability of rural development in the tourism centers of Ardebil?