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hinterland (noun) – 1. The land directly adjacent to and inland from a coast.
2. (a) A region remote from urban areas; backcountry.
(b) A region situated beyond metropolitan centers of culture.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1890, from German Hinterland, from hinter “behind” + Land “country”. What in English would be called the back-country.