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Spain occupies 85% of the Iberian Peninsula, which it shares with Portugal, in southwest Europe. Africa is less than 16 km south at the Strait of Gibraltar. A broad central plateau slopes to the south and east, crossed by a series of mountain ranges and river valleys.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010


A parliamentary coprincipality composed of the bishop of Urgel (Spain) and the president of France. Their representatives are listed above. The principality was internationally recognized as a sovereign state in 1993.

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Published on : 11-Dec-2010


Portugal occupies the western part of the Iberian Peninsula. The country is crossed by three large rivers that rise in Spain, flow into the Atlantic and divide the country into three geographic areas.

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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 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 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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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


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


The Comoros Islands—Grande Comoro (Ngazidja), Anjouan, Mohéli, and Mayotte (which is not part of the country and retains ties to France)—constitute an archipelago of volcanic origin in the Indian Ocean, 190 mi off the coast of Mozambique.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010


Kenya lies across the equator in east-central Africa, on the coast of the Indian Ocean. In the north, the land is arid; the southwest corner is in the fertile Lake Victoria Basin; and a length of the eastern depression of the Great Rift Valley separates western highlands from those that rise from the lowland coastal strip.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010


Geography Haiti, in the West Indies, occupies the western third of the island of Hispaniola, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. Haiti is two-thirds mountainous, with the rest of the country marked by great valleys, extensive plateaus, and small plains.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010


Guyana is situated on the northern coast of South America east of Venezuela, west of Suriname, and north of Brazil. A tropical forest covers more than 80% of the country.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010


Located in southeast Europe, the country consists largely of fertile black soil steppes. Mountainous areas include the Carpathians in the southwest and the Crimean chain in the south.

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The Middle East kingdom of Jordan is bordered on the west by Israel and the Dead Sea, on the north by Syria, on the east by Iraq, and on the south by Saudi Arabia. Arid hills and mountains make up most of the country.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010


Belize is situated on the Caribbean Sea, south of Mexico and east and north of Guatemala in Central America. Most of the country is heavily forested with various hardwoods.

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Published on : 11-Dec-2010


Located in southern Europe, Greece forms an irregular-shaped peninsula in the Mediterranean with two additional large peninsulas projecting from it: the Chalcidice and the Peloponnese.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010

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The Palestinian Authority (PA), with Arafat its elected leader, took control of the newly non Israeli-occupied areas, assuming governmental duties in 1994.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010


The Republic of China today consists of the island of Taiwan, an island 100 mi (161 km) off the Asian mainland in the Pacific; two off-shore islands, Kinmen (Quemoy) and Matsu; and the nearby islets of the Pescadores chain.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010


France is in the Alps near the Italian and Swiss borders is western Europe’s highest point—Mont Blanc (4,810 m). The forest-covered Vosges Mountains are in the northeast, and the Pyrénées are along the Spanish border.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010


Situated south of Peru and west of Bolivia and Argentina, Chile fills a narrow 4,506 km strip between the Andes and the Pacific. One-third of Chile is covered by the towering ranges of the Andes.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010


Swaziland, is surrounded by South Africa and Mozambique. The country is largely mountainous.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010


Mongolia lies in central Asia between Siberia on the north and China on the south. The productive regions of Mongolia—a tableland ranging from 3,000 to 5,000 ft (914 to 1,524 m) in elevation—are in the north, which is well drained by numerous rivers, including the Hovd, Onon, Selenga, and Tula.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010


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


Madagascar lies in the Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of Africa opposite Mozambique. The world’s fourth-largest island.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010


Landlocked by neighbors, Brazil forms its eastern border; its other neighbors are Peru and Chile on the west and Argentina and Paraguay on the south. The western part, enclosed by two chains of the Andes, is a great plateau—the Altiplano, with an average altitude of 3,658 m. Almost half the population lives on the plateau, which contains Oruro, Potosí, and La Paz.

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Published on : 11-Dec-2010


Qatar (KAH-ter) occupies a small peninsula that extends into the Persian Gulf from the east side of the Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia is to the west and the United Arab Emirates to the south. The country is mainly barren.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010


The northernmost of the Central American nations.Its neighbors are Mexico on the north and west, and Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador on the east.

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Published on : 13-Dec-2010


Republic. Serbia was one of six republics that made up the country of Yugoslavia, which broke up in the 1990s. In Feb. 2003, Serbia and Montenegro were the remaining two republics of rump Yugoslavia, forming a loose federation.

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Published on : 14-Dec-2010


Second in South America only to Brazil in size and population, Argentina is a plain, rising from the Atlantic to the Chilean border and the towering Andes peaks. Aconcagua (6,960 m) is the highest peak in the world outside Asia. The northern area is the swampy and partly wooded Gran Chaco, bordering on Bolivia and Paraguay.

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Published on : 11-Dec-2010


In June 2002 a multiparty republic replaced an interim government following the fall of the Islamic Taliban government.

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Published on : 11-Dec-2010

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