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Senegal

The capital of Senegal, Dakar, is the westernmost point in Africa. Senegal is mainly a low-lying country, with a semidesert area in the north and northeast and forests in the southwest. The largest rivers include the Senegal in the north and the Casamance in the southern tropical climate region.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010

Cape Verde

Cape Verde, is an archipelago in the Atlantic 385 mi (500 km) west of Senegal. The islands are divided into two groups:

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010

Mali

Most of Mali, in West Africa, lies in the Sahara.The only fertile area is in the south, where the Niger and Senegal rivers provide irrigation.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010

Guinea Bissau

A neighbor of Senegal andGuinea in West Africa, on theAtlanticcoast.  Thecountryisalowlyingcoastalregionofswamps,rainforests,andmangrove-covered wetlands, with about 25 islands off the coast. The Bijagos archipelago extends 30 mi (48 km) out to sea.  

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010

Mauritania

Mauritania, is situated in northwest Africa with about 350 mi (592 km) of coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. The country is mostly desert, with the exception of the fertile Senegal River valley in the south and grazing land in the north.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010

National Anthem

The song Jana-gana-mana, composed originally in Bengali by Rabindranath Tagore, was adopted in its Hindi version by the Constituent Assembly as the national anthem of India on 24 January 1950. It was first sung on 27 December 1911 at the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress.

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Published on : 10-Dec-2010

Brazil

Brazil covers nearly half of South America and is the continent’s largest nation. It extends 4,772 km north-south, 4,331 km east-west, and borders every nation on the continent except Chile and Ecuador. 

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Published on : 11-Dec-2010

Malaysia

Malaysia is on the Malay Peninsula in southeast Asia. The nation also includes Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo to the east.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010

Cameroon

Cameroon is a Central African nation on the Gulf of Guinea, bordered by Nigeria, Chad, the Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010

Nicaragua

A Central American nation - has mountainous in the west, with fertile valleys.Two big lakes, Nicaragua and Managua, are connected by the Tipitapa River. The Pacific coast is volcanic and very fertile.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010

Pakistan

Pakistan is situated in the western part of the Indian subcontinent, with Afghanistan and Iran on the west, India on the east, and the Arabian Sea on the south. The Baluchistan Plateau lies to the west, and the Thar Desert and an expanse of alluvial plains, the Punjab and Sind, lie to the east.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010

Benin

This West African nation on the Gulf of Guinea, between Togo on the west and Nigeria on the east. The land consists of a narrow coastal strip that rises to a swampy, forested plateau and then to highlands in the north.

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Published on : 11-Dec-2010

Central African Republic

Situated about 500 mi (805 km) north of the equator, the Central African Republic is a landlocked nation. The Ubangi and the Shari are the largest of many rivers.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010

Yemen

Formerly divided into two nations, the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen and the Yemen Arab Republic, the Republic of Yemen occupies the southwest tip of the Arabian Peninsula on the Red Sea opposite Ethiopia and extends along the southern part of the Arabian Peninsula on the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean.

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Published on : 15-Dec-2010

Laos

A landlocked nation in Southeast Asia occupying the northwest portion of the Indochinese peninsula, Laos is surrounded by China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Burma. Laos is a mountainous country, especially in the north, where peaks rise above 9,000 ft (2,800 m).

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010

San Marino

San Marino is surrounded by Italy. It is situated in the Apennines, a little inland from the Adriatic Sea near Rimini.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010

Colombia

Colombia is bordered on the northwest by Panama, on the east by Venezuela and Brazil, and on the southwest by Peru and Ecuador. Through the western half of the country, three Andean ranges run north and south. The eastern half is a low, jungle-covered plain, drained by spurs of the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers, inhabited mostly by isolated tropical- forest Indian tribes.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010

Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan lies in the north of the central Asian republics and is bounded by Russia in the north, China in the east, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan in the south, and the Caspian Sea and part of Turkmenistan in the west. It has almost 1,177 mi (1,894 km) of coastline on the Caspian Sea.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010

Uganda

Uganda, is in East Africa. It is bordered on the west by Congo. The country, which lies across the equator, is divided into three main areas—swampy lowlands, a fertile plateau with wooded hills, and a desert region.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010

Malawi

Malawi is a landlocked country, located in southeast Africa. Lake Malawi, formerly Lake Nyasa, occupies most of the country’s eastern border.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010

Japan

An archipelago in the Pacific, Japan is separated from the east coast of Asia by the Sea of Japan. Japan’s four main islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010

Norway

Norway is situated in the western part of the Scandinavian peninsula. It extends about 1,770 km from the North Sea along the Norwegian Sea to more than 483 km above the Arctic Circle, the farthest north of any European country.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010

Belgium

Located in western Europe, Belgium has about 40 mi of seacoast on the North Sea, at the Strait of Dover. The Meuse and the Schelde, Belgium’s principal rivers, are important commercial arteries.

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Published on : 11-Dec-2010

Ghana

A West African country bordering on the Gulf of Guinea, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010

Syria

Syria lies at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. Coastal Syria is a narrow plain, in back of which is a range of coastal mountains, and still farther inland a steppe area. In the east is the Syrian Desert and in the south is the Jebel Druze Range.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010

Finland

Finland is heavily forested and contains thousands of lakes, numerous rivers, and extensive areas of marshland. Except for a small highland region in the extreme northwest, the country is a lowland less than 180 m above sea level.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010

Paraguay

Paraguay is surrounded by Brazil, Bolivia, and Argentina in south-central South America. Eastern Paraguay, between the Paraná and Paraguay rivers, is upland country with the thickest population settled on the grassy slope that inclines toward the Paraguay River.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy, with a queen and a Parliament that has two houses: the House of Lords, with 574 life peers, 92 hereditary peers, and 26 bishops; and the House of Commons, which has 651 popularly elected members.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010

Chad

A landlocked country in northcentral Africa. Lake Chad, from which the country gets its name, lies on the western border with Niger and Nigeria.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010

Netherlands

The Netherlands, on the coast of the North Sea, is part of the great plain of north and west Europe, the Netherlands has maximum dimensions of 360 by 257 km and is low and flat except in Limburg in the southeast, where some hills rise up to 1056 ft. About half the country’s area is below sea level, making the famous Dutch dikes a requisite for the use of much of the land.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010

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