Location: South Asia Official name: Republic of India Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1947 / 1947 Capital city: New Delhi Population: 1.21 billion / 1058 people per sq mile (408 people per sq km) Total land area: 1,269,338 square miles (3,287,590 square km) Language(s) spoken: Hindi (official language), English (official … Read more
The Indian Ocean is the no. 3rd contiguous open water surface on earth. It has a huge, 26,469,500 square mile (68,556,000 square km) area and 13,002 square feet (3,963 square meters) average depth. The Indian Ocean’s greatest known depth is 24,46 feet (7,455 meters), which can be found at Sunda Trench.
Indigenous people: the first, or native, people of an area or country.
Location: Southeast Asia Official name: Republic of Indonesia Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1949 / 1999 Capital city: Jakarta Population: 232 million / 335 people per sq mile (129 people per sq km) Total land area: 741,096 square miles (1,919,440 square km) Language(s) spoken: Javanese, Sundanese, Madurese, Bahasa Indonesia (official … Read more
A period beginning in mid-18th century Britain saw rapid advances in technology and inanimate power.
Industry: the economic activity that is concerned with manufacturing goods or processing raw materials.
The number of deaths among infants under age one is measured per thousand live births.
Major infectious diseases list major infectious diseases likely to be encountered in countries where the risk of such diseases is very high compared to the United States.
The annual rate at which prices are increasing.
The Internet, wireless telephones, fiber optics, and other technologies characteristic of more developed countries.
The basic support systems needed to keep an economy going, including power, communications, transportation, water, sanitation, and education systems.
Taking existing elements of society and creating something new to meet a need.
A livelihood requiring the use of small land areas, such as farming.
Growing two or more crops simultaneously in alternate rows.
Investment: the provision of resources, usually money, for a business venture, to later profit from it.