A sometimes violent movement of the earth is produced when tectonic plates grind or slip past each other at fault.
Location: Southeast Asia Official name: the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 2002 / 2002 Capital city: Dili Population: 1.2 million / 213 people per sq mile (82 people per sq km) Total land area: 5756 square miles (14,874 square km) Language(s) spoken: Tetum (Portuguese/Austronesian) (official language), … Read more
A species that compete more successfully than others for nutrition and other essentials of life.
The study of the interrelationships of organisms to one another and the environment.
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) was established on 28 May 1975 to promote regional economic cooperation.
The Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) was established on 27-29 January 1985 to promote regional cooperation in trade, transportation, communications, tourism, cultural affairs, and economic development.
The ranking includes data on labor and business freedom and trade policy, taxation, monetary policy, the banking system, foreign-investment rules, property rights, government spending, regulation policy, the level of corruption, and the extent of wage and price controls.
The way people produce and exchange goods.
A country with rapid economic growth due to cheap labor, high technology, and aggressive exports.
An interdependent community of plants and animals.
Travel by people who want to both see and save the natural habitats remaining on earth.
Location: South America Official name: Republic of Ecuador Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1830 / 1942 Capital city: Quito Population: 13.8 million / 129 people per sq mile (50 people per sq km) Total land area: 109,483 square miles (283,560 square km) Language(s) spoken: Spanish (official language), Quechua, other Main … Read more
The nominal index measures a currency’s depreciation (figures below 100) or appreciation (figures over 100) from a base date against a trade-weighted basket of the country’s main trading partners’ currencies.
Location: North Africa Official name: Arab Republic of Egypt Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1936 / 1982 Capital city: Cairo Population: 84.5 million / 220 people per sq mile (85 people per sq km) Total land area: 386,660 square miles (1,001,450 square km) Language(s) spoken: Arabic (official language), French, English, … Read more