World Geography

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  1. Chapter 2
  2. Punjabis

    The largest group of people in Pakistan.



    p.65
  3. Taj Mahal

    Built by a mongel emperor for his wife.

    A mausoleum resembling an Islamic mosque.

    p.64
  4. Islamabad
    The capital of Pakistan

    p.65
  5. Dhaka
    Capital city of Bangludesh

    p.65
  6. Bengalis
    The largest ethnic group in Bangladesh

    p.65
  7. Where is the location of Nepal and Bhutan?
    Located in the Himalayas.

    p.65
  8. What country is Mount Everest in ?
    Nepal

    p.65
  9. What country is the leading exporter of tea ?

    Sri Lanka

    p.66
  10. Colombo
    The capital of Sri Lanka

    p.66
  11. Gobi
    Coldest desert in the world.

    p.68
  12. Takala Makan
    One of the world's most barren wastelands.

    p.69
  13. What are China's two most important rivers ?
    Huang He

    &

    Chang Jiang

    p.69
  14. Mongol Empire
    Largest empire in history

    p.70
  15. Lamnism
    Became the main religon for the mongols.

    p.70
  16. Ulan Bator
    The capital city of mongolia.

    p.71
  17. Genghis Khan

    United all the tribes of Mongolia

    p.70
  18. Turfan Depression
    The lowest point in the Gobi

    p.71
  19. Han
    The most widely used language in China.

    p.72
  20. Mandarin
    The most important dialect in all of china.

    p.72
  21. What is the oldest living civilization of all time ?
    China - It is 3,500 years old

    p.72
  22. India
    Considered a subcontinent of Asia
  23. Chung Kuo
    "Middle Country"

    The place the chinese thought was the middle of the earth

    p.72
  24. Forbidden Palace

    The commanding palace of all of China

    p.73
  25. Where is the location of the Thar Desert located ?
    Located in northern India.
  26. Hindi
    The main language in India

    p.61
  27. Hindus
    The religion that 4/5's of the populations of India follows

    p.61
  28. Caste System
    A strict division of social classes that developed early in Indian history.

    p.61
  29. Ch'in & Han Dynasties
    The two greates dynasties of China

    p.73
  30. Great wall of China

    The world's longest fortificatoin

    p.73
  31. Damascus
    Syrias's capital city

    p.47
  32. Amman
    Capital of Jordan

    p.47
  33. Riyadh
    Capital of Saudi Arabia

    Has 2 million inhabitants

    p.50
  34. Mount Ararat
    Turkey's highest point

    Place where noah's ark landed on

    p.51
  35. Kemal Ataturk
    Turkey's first president

    p.52
  36. Hagia Sophia
    Located in Istanbul, Turkey's capital

    A cathedral built by Justinian the Great

    p.52
  37. Istanbul
    Turkey's capital

    p.52
  38. Tehran
    The capital of modern Persia, Iran

    p.53
  39. Baku
    Azerbijan's capital

    p.54
  40. Yerevan
    Arnenia's capital

    p.54
  41. Kazakhstan
    The largest republic of Central Asia

    p.56
  42. Iran
    Second largest producer of oil

    p.53
  43. Iranian Plateau
    4,000 f.t. above sea level

    p.52
  44. Holocaust
    Caused several Jews to move to Israel

    p.43
  45. Babel
    Marks the beginning of nations

    p.42
  46. Malay Archipelago
    Largest archipelago in the world

    p.37
  47. Arabian Peniusula
    Largest Peninsula in the world

    p.37
  48. Dead sea
    The lowest point on land

    p.37
  49. Tibet
    World's highest plateau

    p.37
  50. What is the higest point on earth ?
    Mount Everest

    p.37
  51. What is the largest and highest mountain range ?
    Himalayas



    p.37
  52. What is the largest continent ?
    Asia

    p.35
  53. Dome of the Rock

    Islamic Mosque that stands upon the temple mount in Jerusalem

    p.43
  54. What is Israel's leading export ?
    Cut Diamonds

    p.45
  55. Beirut
    Capital of Lebanon

    p.46
  56. The 3 main reasons for Indias past poverty
    • 1. Hinduism
    • 2. Caste System
    • 3. Socialism
  57. What nation has the most livestock in the world ?
    India

    p.64

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