Hundreds Of Thousands Hong Kong
1,839 wordsHong Kong, British dependency in eastern Asia, on the South China Sea, bordered by China on the north. It is made up of many islands, a portion of the mainland, and a considerable expanse of water surface. It has a land area of 1076 sq km (415 sq mi). Despite its small size, Hong Kong plays an important role in the world economy. The dependency can be divided into three main regions-Hong Kong Island and nearby islets; the mainland Kowloon Peninsula and Stonecutters Island; and the New Territorie...
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Sq Km Roman Empire
1,464 wordsThousands of years ago, the great valley of the Danube River was an important pathway for the tribes who came to Europe from the east. Settled in prehistoric times, the central European land that is now Austria was overrun in pre-Roman times by various tribes, including the Celts. Traders also came from the north, carrying goods to trade in Rome and Alexandria. The route from the north and the route from the east crossed at a place in the Danube valley in the region now called Austria. A settlem...
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Rocky Mountains Mississippi River
881 wordsThe Louisiana Purchase was a vast region in North America, that the United States purchased from France by a treaty signed on Apr. 30, 1803. The Louisiana Territory contained more than 2 million sq km (800, 000 sq mi) of land extending from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. The territory comprised present-day Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota west of the Mississippi River, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, nearly all of Kansas, the portions of Montana, Wyoming, and Co...
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Part Of The Body Encyclopaedia Britannica
1,248 wordsCanada, federated country of North America, bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean; on the Northeast by Baffin Bay and Davis Strait, which separate it from Greenland; on the east by the Atlantic Ocean; on the south by the United States; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean and Alaska. Canada is the world's second largest country, surpassed in size only by Russia. Canada has a total area of 9, 970, 610 sq. km (3, 849, 652 sq. mi), of which 755, 180 sq. km (291, 575 sq. mi) is covered by bodies ...
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Air Force Base Coastal Plain
2,025 wordsMy favorite recreational activity is soccer. I play soccer a lot and have been playing for five or six seasons. in a game not long ago I made a hat trick, or three goals in one game. We placed second in our league this year. Their are lots of rules in soccer and they are all very important. If you don't follow them you will pay the consequences. I'll tell you about them in this paper. Probably the most important rule is that you can't touch the ball with your hands. If you do you will be penaliz...
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Saudi Arabia Persian Gulf
1,132 wordsSaudi 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, 000 sq km (about 864, 900 sq mi). The ...
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Kidney Failure Sq Km
2,426 wordsAccess in quality care for dialysis patients in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Description of selected community (location, statistics, etc) Philadelphia is the second largest city on the East Coast (North America). The city of Philadelphia is located 100 miles south of New York and 133 miles north of Washington, D. C. The city ranks fifth in the nation. Population of Philadelphia reaches 5. 8 million people. (Philadelphia Facts & Figures) Metro: 6, 188, 463 (2000 census) 5, 892, 937 (1990 censu...
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Frequently Asked Questions Las Casas
3,027 wordsIndians The First Nations The Native people (Indians) are the people who were the first inhabitants; they lead traditional way of life. In such a way, the concept of native people consists of two aspects. First of all we speak about indigenous, native-born people who lived at the territory from the very beginning. Americans have their special term that reflects this quality of the native people: First Nations. Actually, the Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) organization determines the na...
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Sq Km Pacific Ocean
1,920 wordsTraveling to New Zealand New Zealand is an island country, located in the South Pacific Ocean in about 2, 000 km southeast of Australian continent. It consists of two main islands, the North Island (about 120 sq km) and the South Island (about 160 sq km) m separated by Cook Strait (about 3, 600 m), and a number of small widely scattered islands, like Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, Bounty Islands, Stewart Island, Campbell Island, etc. New Zealand is the largest land territory, belonging to ...
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Purchasing Power Parity Gdp Real Growth
1,674 wordsReport On Economy of Brazil The product to be produced: Clothes Brazil is the largest and most populous country in South America. It went through long-lasting struggle for the ability to govern independently and to develop its industry and agriculture. Thanks to its diverse and rich natural resources and numerical manpower, Brazil in 1970 at last became one of the leading countries on the continent. Though a lot changed from now on, and Brazil continuous to grow and develop rapidly, the large-sc...
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1,637 wordsReport On Economy of Germany The product to be produced: Furniture (inexpensive) Germany is Europe's largest economy and most populous nation; it is leading member of the continent's political and economic organizations. It is located in Central Europe and is bordering with the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, south of Denmark, between Poland and Netherlands. Its total area is 357, 021 sq km that is about 27 times smaller than that of the United States. In fact it is slightly smaller than Montana. ...
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Puerto Rico Dominican Republic
4,653 wordsComparative Analysis Between Puerto Rico And RupublicaComparative Analysis Between Puerto Rico And Republic Dominicana The first economic evaluation for this class was on the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. In keeping with the Caribbean theme, the country that was selected for comparison was the Dominican Republic. The policies that will be examined are privatization policies and corporate acquisition / merger policies in the two nations. In order to provide a quality analysis of the two countries ...
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Sq Km Colonial Period
702 wordsColombia Colombia COLOMBIA GEOGRAPHY: Colombia stretches over approximately 1, 140, 000 sq. km, roughly equal to the area of Portugal, Spain, and France put together. Colombia occupies the northwestern end of South America, and is the only country there with coasts on both the Pacific (1350 km long), and the Atlantic (over 1600 km. ) Three Andean ranges run north and south through the western half of the country (about 45 % of the total territory. ) The eastern part is a vast lowland which can b...
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Six Day War Egypt And Israel
1,904 wordsConflict In the Middle East Since the United Nations partition of Palestine in 1947 and the establishment of the modern state of Israel in 1948, there have been four major Arab-Israeli wars (1947 - 49, 1956, 1967, and 1973) and numerous intermittent battles. Although Egypt and Israel signed a peace treaty in 1979, hostility between Israel and the rest of its Arab neighbors, especially with Palestinian Arabs, has continued because of the lack of co-operation by the Arabs. The first war began as a...
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Latin American Countries Democratically Elected
1,852 wordsBriefly, democracy is a matter of degree and quality. Confusion often arises in discussion about democracy. This stems from the different premises people have in mind when they use the term. In my opinion, most people fail to specify their underlying premises, and we often incorporate into our sense of democracy disparate factors that may or may not relate to it. To avoid such confusion, we must identify the key ideas central to democracy and clarify precisely how the term will be used. The best...
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Degrees Fahrenheit Degrees Celsius
2,721 wordsOFFICIAL NAME: Commonwealth of Dominica CAPITAL: Roseau SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT: Multiparty Republic AREA: 751 Sq Km (290 Sq Mi) ESTIMATED 2000 POPULATION 79, 800 LOCATION 038; GEOGRAPHY: Dominica is an island located at the northern end of the windward chain of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea. It is situated between the French island groups of Guadeloupe to the north and Martinique to the south. The island is almost rectangular in shape and has a deeply indented coast line. It is of vo...
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Second World War 19 Th Century
3,276 wordsINTRODUCTION Philippines, republic in the western Pacific Ocean, made up of the Philippine Islands and forming in physical geography a part of the Malay Archipelago. Situated about 1210 km (about 750 mi. ) east of the coast of Vietnam, the Philippines is separated from Taiwan on the north by the Based Channel. The republic is bounded on the east by the Philippine Sea, on the south by the Celebes Sea, and on the west by the South China Sea. The country comprises about 7100 islands, of which only ...
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Roman Catholic Church 14 Th Century
9,638 wordsEngland (Latin Anglia), political division of the island of Great Britain, constituting, with Wales, the principal division of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. England occupies all of the island east of Wales and south of Scotland, another division of the United Kingdom. Established as an independent monarchy many centuries ago, England in time achieved political control over the rest of the island, all the British Isles, and vast sections of the world, becoming the nucl...
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Maastricht Treaty Circuit Court
7,857 wordsLANGUAGE Official Language: Ireland 2 CULTURE LANGUAGE Official Language: Gaeilge Common Phrases: Yes = sea No = n hea Thank you = Go rich mail at Thank you very much = Go rich m le mail at Youre welcome = T f it roman Please = M s do this, Le do this. Excuse me = Gain mo part n Hello = Dia doubt Goodbye = Sl n at / sl n leat I do not understand = N thuigim Do you speak = an labharann t . What is your name? = Cad is and did? Nice to meet you. = T tha's orm balad leat. How are you? = Costs t t ? ...
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Collective Farms Sq Km
2,742 wordsSince moving into a market economy, the Ukraine has faced many problems which have threatened its very existence. High unemployment, inflation, a lack of money to pay for social and economic programs, the effects of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, and an overall slow move to a free market economy have combined to cause great poverty and suffering for the Ukrainian people. Despite everything going against it, the Ukraine has taken the first steps to turning its situation around, and alleviating t...
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