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  • Region Known As The North West Atlantic
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    What Are The Main Contrasts To Be Found in Portugal? When answering a question such as this, one must primarily begin by pointing out that not only does Portugal have a great many contrasts within its land, but also that it contrasts greatly with the other Mediterranean countries. Portugal is not to be considered by any means as Spain's poor neighbour, nor should a shadow be cast over it by such a formidable nation. Portugal has a great deal to offer any visitor, it is not merely a tourist's par...
  • Five Major Crisis Countries Korea
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    The Asia turmoil begun in the middle of summer of 1997. The problem started in Thailand when Bath (known as Thai was getting weaker and weaker against US dollars. At that point, the rest of the world started to see that Thai's economy was starting to fall apart. Some people predicted that the problem would not stay longer than a few months. However, it was wrong. As manner of fact, the problem spread among's some of Asian Countries. Even the mighty Japan was effected by this problem. United stat...
  • Significant Attempts At Industrialization And Many Countries
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    Over the course of the past half-millennium, the 33 countries that now comprise Latin America and the Caribbean have gone through drastic change. Since the discovery of the New World in 1492, each country has gone through some level of colonization by a European power and transition to its current state. During this period the regions have seen political, social, religious and economic transformations of various degrees. Nevertheless, many scholars argue that regardless of the changes encountere...
  • Small Country As Luxembourg
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    Location Luxembourg is located in Europe and is bordered by Belgium, Germany and France. On a map, it is located at 50 N latitude and 6 E longitude. Luxembourg is very small. It is only 998 square miles, which is roughly the size of Orange County, California. All the country is inhabited, with most people living in the southern part. The Flag The flag of Luxembourg was adopted in 1845. The colors come from the Coat of Arms of Luxembourg and are red, white and blue. The flag is simply three horiz...
  • Regions In The Middle East
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    Adam Goldberg 5/5/97 Pd. 3 The Monkeys Smell Good The Middle East is a region in Southwest Asia that includes the countries of Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, U.A.E., Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Cyprus, Turkey, Iran, and Afghanistan. The aspects that make up all that is geography in the Middle East include physical geography, economic geography, religion, and human history. The Middle East is known for its physical geography, being the largest area of dry climate in the world. South...
  • Venezuela Under The Perez Administration
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    Venezuela 1960-1999 Introduction Since the establishment of a democracy in 1961, Venezuela has dramatically increased its' role in the international community over the last four decades and has come forth as a regional leader for the Latin American and the Caribbean regions. Venezuela forms one of the most integral parts of Latin America. While its' being a leader of Latin America as a whole cannot be overlooked, its' even greater role as part of the Caribbean cannot be ignored. This paper will ...
  • Peru's Coastal Regions
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    Peru is located in western South America and it shares borders with Chile, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador and the South Pacific Ocean. Peru is about 1.28 million square kilometers. There are three major regions in Peru: a narrow coastal belt, the wide Andean mountains and the Amazon Basin. The coast is mostly a desert, but contains Peru's major cities. The Andes has two main ranges - Cordillera Occidental and Oriental. Oriental includes Peru's highest mountain called Huascaran, it a peaks...
  • Formulation Of Effective Community Wide Regional Policies
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    What Are The Implications Of Membership Of The European Union On Regional Development In The UK Large-scale disparities in prosperity between British regions first became a subject of concern for policy makers in the late 1920's (McCallum 1979). Since that time regional development strategies have been an integral part of government policy, though the weighting they have been afforded has varied considerably. Britain's integration into a wider Europe, beginning with membership of the EC in 1973 ...
  • Balkan Region The Balkan Region
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    Balkan Region The Balkan Region has always been considered the Powder Keg of Europe. Usually when a war starts in Europe, the starting incident is always somewhere in the Balkans. One of the reasons for this is that through out the region, many different social and religious groups are all living in the same country and all trying to rule. In the past the ruling power has always been the Serbs. Recently the other majorities in the region have decided that they wanted to become an independent cou...
  • Ninety Five Percent Of Dominicans
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    Gaining its independence as the Dominican Republic on the twenty-seventh of February in 1844 the Dominican Republic is a Spanish speaking country with more than ninety-five percent of Dominicans professing to be Roman Catholics. Practicing a representative democracy the Dominican Republic's capital is Santo Domingo with Chief of State and Head of government being President Rafael Hipolito MEJIA Dominguez. Located in the Caribbean Basin the Dominican Republic takes up two-thirds of the island of ...
  • Half The Area Of Saudi Arabia
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    Saudi Arabia Geographical Information Saudi Arabia, monarchy in southwestern Asia, occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia is bounded on the north by Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait; on the east by the Persian Gulf and Qatar; on the southeast by the United Arab Emirates and Oman; on the south by the Republic of Yemen; and on the west by the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba. The country's border with the United Arab Emirates is not precisely defined. Saudi Arabia has an area of about 2,240,00...

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