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Region of Latin America (Without Caribbean)

Continent of Latin America/South America is the fourth largest landmass in the world. It covers an area of 17819000 sq.km and has a population of million. Latin America comprises of 18 nations viz. Argentina, Brazil, Peru, French, Guiana, Suriname, Venezuela, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, St. Kitts, St. Vincent and …

Region of North America

North America is the third largest continent of the world with an area of 24.71 million sq.km which is 16.5 of the total area of the world. It is bounded by Arctic in the North, South America in the south, Pacific Ocean in the west and Atlantic Ocean in the east. Major portion of this …

Region of Africa

The continent of Africa is divided into five regions: North Africa West Africa East Africa South Africa Central Africa (1). North Africa: The region of North Africa lies to the South of the Mediterranean Sea. It comprises of Western Sahara, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt. (2). West Africa: West Africa comprises of Mauritania, Mali, …

Regions of Europe

The continent of Europe is divided into following regions: Eastern Europe Western Europe Central Europe Northern Europe (1). Eastern Europe: Eastern Europe includes Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, and Bulgaria. These are those nations which remained under Soviet control after the Second World War. these Countries also remained members of Warsaw Pact. (2). Western …

Region of Asia

Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Brunei, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Cambodia, East Timur, Israel, Iran, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Japan, Kazakhistan, Kyrgyzstan, Korea (N), Korea (S), Kuwait, Laos Lebanon, Myanmar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Oman, Philippines, Pakistan, Qatar, Saurdi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Syria, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uzbekistan, UAE, Vietnam and Yemen. Region of Asia: On the …

Continental division of World

On regional basis, the world is divided into seven continents viz. Asia,Europe, North America, South America, Australia & Oceania and Antarctica.These continents comprise of the following 195 counties as detailed againsttheir names: Continent of Asia                               = 46 countries Continent of Africa  …

Transportation and Trade

Modern means of transportation play key role in the promotion of trade through land, air or ocean. On the land, the ancient camel caravans have been replaced by railway trains, trucks and trolleys. Bulk of the international trade is being carried out by large cargo ships which are sailing in all major seas and oceans. …

Relationship between Most developed and least developed Countries.

Presently, the world comprises of three major categories of countries viz. the developed countries, the developing countries and the under-developed countries. Out of these, the developed countries have highly advanced industrial setups and booming economies. These Most Developed Countries (MDCs) include the Group of Eight (G-8) nations such as USA, UK, Canada, Russia, Japan, Germany, …

More developed and less developed Countries.

Presently, there are 194 member nations of the United Nations Organisation. These countries cover seven continents of the world. Economically speaking, there is a great disparity among these nations due to their high and low GDP and PCI levels. (1). More Developed Countries (MDCs): According to Kofi Annan, the former Secretary General of United Nations, …

Weber’s Industrial Location Theory:

This theory is also termed as east cost theory because it says that the location can minimize the cost and increase the profit. Weber was the pioneer of Industrial Location Theory because he gave his model in 1909. Salient Features of Weber’s Theory: There is one central market for the producers and the consumers. The …