An activity in which a family produces only the food, clothing, and shelter they themselves need.
Subsistence farming: raising just enough crops or animals to feed the farmer’s family.
A political unit or community touching the central city’s borders or touching other suburbs that touch the city.
Location: East Africa Official name: Republic of Sudan Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1956 / 2011 Capital city: Khartoum Population: 34 million / 47 people per sq mile (18 people per sq km) Total land area: 718,722 square miles (1,861,481 square km) Language(s) spoken: Arabic, Nubian, Beja, Fur Main religions: … Read more
A ruler of a Muslim country.
Georgian (Russian) term for a dinner party, with many dishes and courses, toasts, and short speeches.
Location: South America Official name: Republic of Suriname Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1975 / 1975 Capital city: Paramaribo Population: 500,000 / 8 people per sq mile (3 people per sq km) Total land area: 63,039 square miles (163,270 square km) Language(s) spoken: Sranan (creole), Dutch (official language), Javanese, Sarnami … Read more
A community where residents can live and work in harmony with the environment.