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An Overview of the Country of Nicaragua
Nicaragua Nicaragua is a country in Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, and is also located between Costa Rica and Honduras. Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America. It gained independence from Spain in 1821. Throughout its years, Nicaragua has developed a mighty culture t...
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The Significance of Pearls in the Persian Gulf
In the context of originality, pearls serve as the symbol of wealth,
royalty and beauty especially in the UAE and the world at large. This is
because they are rare and to find them might take some quality time in the
sea. Basically, the history of pearling dates back to some seven thousand
years ago when Emiratis could spen...
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The Decade of Significant Development in Australia
In the year 2000, Australia did some remarkable things on the world stage. We hosted the Olympic Games in Sydney, we stood by East Timor as they voted for independence, and we signed on to the Millennium Development Goals, joining 188 other nations aiming to halve extreme poverty by 2015. Looking back, it’s incredible to...
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A World Map Exercise: The Most Important Facts About the World Map
Map Exercise #1 The three time periods where the largest number of nations joined the United Nations are in the 1960s, the 1970s, and the 1990s. In the 1960s 45 British and French colonies in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean became independent. In the 1970s 24 states gained independence, many colonies of Portugal which,...
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The Impact of the Beneficial Geography of Mesopotamia and Egypt on the Advancement of Their Civilizations
Mesopotamia is located between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Geography is basically what determined how they survived. Thanks to the geography, and its location between two major rivers, much of the civilization was on land that was perfect for farming. Egypt is located along the banks of the Nile River. Geography did i...
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The Effects of Geographic Features on a Nation
Geographic features, such as deserts, lakes, and rivers, can affect the development of a nation or a region negatively and/or positively. Lets start with deserts. Egypt is a country located in Africa. It is also in the middle of the Sahara Desert. The people there depended on the Nile River to survive. The Nile River’s ye...
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The Impact of Geography on Ancient Civilizations
Geography has played a major role in the development of ancient civilizations. Ancient Mesopotamia is one area with the ideal geographic characteristics to help life flourish in 2500 B.C. The geography of Mesopotamia affected the human development and life in the area. This region’s richness and the curved shape of it led...
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What is America?
America Is America is an amazing country, unlike any other. We have our flaws as other countries do; but we amend our flaws. We strive to run the most successful government and we are always looking to improve. In a general life in America, some may have a greater chance than others but everyone has a chance to succeed....
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A Study on Puerto Rico and Its Statehood
Puerto Rico, the 51st state? The island of Puerto Rico has been a territory of the United States since the year 1898, when the United States won the Spanish-American War. The Puerto Ricans have been in identity limbo all their lives. Before becoming a territory of the US, they were part of Spain which means they’ve always...
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A Study on the Characteristics of the City of Dakar, Senegal
Area: Senegal, Dakar. INTRODUCTION Dakar, is the capital of Senegal. One last study estimated the population of Dakar to be 1,030,594 in 2005. It is considered as one of the major seaports of the west Africa coast. Dakar is located between Gambia and the rivers of Senegal on the southeastern side of the Cape Verde Penin...
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An Examination of Aurora Lights and the Ancient Beliefs
Aurora lights are a natural event that occurs in both the Southern and Northern hemispheres. Throughout the years, these lights inspired many scientists and artists and it served as an intriguing and interesting phenomenon. The Aurora Lights influenced individuals in different ways. Eskimo theories say that aurora lights ar...
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An Overview of the Country of Laos
Tucked deep into one of the most diverse places in the globe, is a small isolated nation, landlocked and mountainous, with significant parts of the country still inaccessible by road. With scores of different languages, and over a hundred different ethnic groups, Laos is a charming country with a radically different culture...
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An Overview of the Principality of Monaco
Principality of Monaco The principality of Monaco is one of the most interesting amongst the West European micro states as per my personal view. Arguably Monaco is regarded as glamorous territory crammed into a 0.78 square miles region alongside the French Riviera. Besides the features such as the Formula 1 Grand Prix and...
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Geopolitical Landscape of Ukraine
The Geopolitical Landscape of the Ukraine Being positioned in a central hub of Eastern Europe, the Ukraine is a geopolitically and culturally significant former Soviet satellite that is gaining economic prominence in the twenty-first century. Although the country and people have endured a great deal of tragedy and hardshi...
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An Overview of the Country of the United kingdom
Officially named The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the UK is located in Europe and is made up of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The capital is London, the largest city in the EU, which attracts tourist, residents, and businessmen from around the world. With a population of around 63...
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An Overview of Peru
Peru is a country in South America that has a rich and diverse history,
culture, and environment. Basic Information:
The official name of Peru is The Republic of Peru. This countries' capital
is Lima, which has a population of over 7 million. The country itself has a
reported population of 29,39...
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An Overview of Brazil: The Largest Country in Latin and South America
PART 1: Descriptive Statistics and Measurements Brazil is the largest country in both Latin and South America with a population of over 201,009,622 as of July 2013 (Central Intelligence Agency - Brazil). In fact, it is the fifth largest country in the world in terms of population and geographical area occupying about fort...
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The Historical, Geographical, Cultural and Sociological Aspects of the Country of Peru
Before the Spanish ever arrived in 1531 in what is now Peru, Peru was the capitol of the highly developed Inca civilization. The Inca state was highly organized with the Supreme Inca at its head. Not even the most esteemed of the higher class was allowed to approach the Emperor without eyes lowered, feet bare, and a load on...
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Israel: A Serene and Prosperous Place to Settle in
If you could settle anywhere in the world, the best place to live would be Israel. Israel is prosperous, safe, and orderly. It is home to the great Temple of Jerusalem as well as Yahweh’s chosen people. The Israelite laws help highlight sympathy towards others, and therefore make Israel a kinder place. Israel is the most bl...
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Poverty and the Suppression of Minority Indigenous Groups in the Spanish State of Bolivia
In Bolivia we find that while the nationally recognized language is Spanish, the Spanish speaking are actually the minority in that country. The number of indigenous tribes in Bolivia is well over 500, roughly 520 to be more exact. Only recently in 1994 with the Popular Participation act did some tribes, only a fraction act...
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A Description of the Location of Mt. Everest
Located in Asia, on the border of Tibet and Nepal, Mt. Everest is known for being the tallest mountain in the world, measuring approximately 8,850 meters above sea level and is around 60 million years old. The summit, or highest point of the mountain, straddles the border the separates China and Nepal. There have been many...
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An Analysis of the Top Ten Geographic Concepts
My Top Ten Geographic Concepts Geography is the study of the arrangement of the earth, and the study of different human activity. Land use, population, and industries are all part of Geography, as well as the study of location and environment. Throughout this course many different terms were discussed when learning about g...
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