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The 17 Regions of the World

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Breanna Boyd

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With exceptional artistic ability, several people made different contributions in designing the Canadian flag. Jacques St. Cyr thought of the well-recognized maple leaf, while George Bist worked on the proportions and Dr. Gunter Wyszechi focused on the color scheme.

"Characterized by large and well-developed agricultural, mining, manufacturing, and service sectors, Brazil's economy outweighs that of all other South American countries."
-CIA World Factbook

This statement provides factual support that Brazil has productive economical characteristics.

"The nation is blessed with abundant minerals—notably silver, copper, sulfur, lead, and zinc—advanced technology, and a huge workforce." -National Geographic

Contributes such as minerals, technology, and workforces all have an effect on the economy of a country.
Central Africa
Southern Africa
East Africa
The 17 Regions
of the World
Middle East
North America
Central Asia
East Asia
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Raul Castro is currently the president of Cuba.

This a political factor because politics involve the president of a country.
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Caribbean Islands
Latin America
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North Africa
Terrain is made up of mostly high plateaus, deserts, and a few mountains.

Terrain and physical features of land are important characteristics of the natural state of a country.
West Africa
South Asia
Western Europe
Eastern Europe
Southeast Asia
The Festival au Desert is a music festival held every year in the Sahara Desert where musicians from all over the world come together with Touareg tribesmen to express their artistic culture with music.
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The three main religions consist of Islam, Christianity, and traditional African practices and beliefs.
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If you were to visit Ethiopia, you would notice many social customs that differ from customs in the USA. For example, in Ethiopia, it is polite to eat with your hands rather than a fork.
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The basic unit of the South African society is the family, which includes both the nuclear family and the extended relatives.
South Africa
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Basic economical factors include food production: "Turkey is self-sufficient in food production. Fishers, farmers, and animal husbandry workers produce a wide variety of fish, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and meat for consumers. However, malnutrition affects some of the urban poor and small segments of the rural population in the southeastern region." -everyculture.com

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Natural resources include natural gas, petroleum, coal, gold, uranium, silver, copper, lead and zinc, tungsten, and molybdenum
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Gaston Plante, a French physicist, invented the first rechargeable-battery in 1859.

A major intellectual achievement, the invention of the battery has had a huge impact on the world today.
"Gupta architecture marked the epoch in the creation of a number of stone temples dedicated to the various Hindu gods."

A famous example of Indian architecture, which required an enormous amount of intellect and skill, is the Taj Mahal.
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A social part of traditional Mongolian culture is the national costume: the deel, a long gown made of brightly colored silk that buttons up to the neck on the right side. The deel is worn by both men and women, but men add a sash of contrasting color around the waist.
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"About 95% of Thailand’s population is comprised of Buddhists from the Theravada school."
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Australia is the world's smallest, flattest continent and the largest island
It has "some of the world's most distinctive and diverse natural environments".
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Australia, the world's largest island, has "some of the world's most distinctive and diverse natural environments".
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Because Romania has a republican government, supreme political power is held by the people and their elected president.
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