SICA

The Central American Integration System (SICA) was established on 13 December 1991 (operational from 1 February 1993) to strengthen democracy and set up a new regional security model to promote freedom.

Sierra Leone

Location: West Africa Official name: Republic of Sierra Leone Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1961 / 1961 Capital city: Freetown Population: 5.8 million / 210 people per sq mile (81 people per sq km) Total land area: 27,698 square miles (71,740 square km) Language(s) spoken: Mende (official language), Temne, Krio, … Read more

Sikhism

Founded by Guru Nana, Sikhism believes in a non-anthropomorphic, supreme, eternal, creator God; centering one’s devotion to God is seen as a means of escaping the cycle of rebirth.

Silicon Glen

The section of Scotland between Glasgow and Edinburgh, named for its high concentration of high-tech companies.

Silt

Silt: very small particles deposited by a river or lake.

Silt

Loose sedimentary material containing tiny rock particles, formed by river deposits and very fertile.

Singapore

Location: Southeast Asia Official name: Republic of Singapore Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1965 / 1965 Capital city: Singapore Population: 4.8 million / 20,339 people per sq mile (7869 people per sq km) Total land area: 250 square miles (648 square km) Language(s) spoken: Mandarin (official language), Malay (official language), … Read more

Site and situation

Site is the specific geographic location of a given place. Simultaneously, the situation is the accessibility of that site and the nature of that locale’s economic and population characteristics.