The Terms of Reference of the Specific Objective 3.1 have been amended.
The following paragraph: «The analysis of the closed and ongoing projects underlined the needs to draw a specific attention to the islands and the sparsely populated areas. By sparsely populated areas, it is designated NUTS 2 regions with less than 8 inhabitants per km 2 or NUTS 3 regions with less than 12,5 inhabitants per km 2.»
Has been replaced by: « The analysis of the closed and ongoing projects underlined the needs to draw a specific attention to the islands and to the low density areas. By low density areas, it is designated NUTS 3 regions with less than 66,2 inhabitants per km². (population density can be found on Eurostat map) »
Please refer to the updated version of the 3.1 S.O. Terms of Reference (you can download them here : 3rd call for modular projects) which is the authoritative document.