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Ohio State: US Encyclopedia For Students

US Encyclopedia

Ohio contains the edge of the Appalachian Mountains in the east and plains in the west. It is bordered by Indiana on the west, Michigan and Lake Erie on the north, and Pennsylvania and West Virginia on the east. The Ohio River follows the state’s southern border with West Virginia and Kentucky. Almost equidistant in its north-south and east-west dimensions, …

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Presidents of the United States Of America

Presidents of the United States

The President of the United States is the elected head of state and head of government of the United States. The president leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces. The president is indirectly elected to a four-year term by the people through the Electoral College. Since the office was …

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Langur, Hanuman: Mammal Encyclopedia

Langur, Hanuman

Langur, Hanuman: Mammal Encyclopedia For Students And Children — The gray langurs are a group of Old World monkeys and make up the entirety of the genus Semnopithecus. Colobinae is a subfamily of the Old World monkey family that includes 58 species in 10 genera, including the skunk-like black-and-white colobus, the large-nosed Proboscis Monkey, and the gray langurs, sacred to …

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China World Encyclopedia for Students

China – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: People’s Republic Capital: Beijing Location: In central and eastern Asia, together with some offshore islands, the country has borders with Mongolia, North Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Burma, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan and Afghanistan Area: 9,596,961 sq km National composition: Chinese (Han, 95%) and about 50 minorities Religions: Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism Official language: Chinese (Mandarin), together with major local …

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Christmas Island World Encyclopedia for Students

Christmas Island – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Australian administration since 1958 Administrative center: Flying Fish Cove Location: Volcanic island in the Indian Ocean south of Java Area: 135 sq km Currency: Australian dollar Population: 2,072 (2011) Continent: Asia  Christmas Island is very beautiful Island of Australia, inhabited by refugees This small island is populated by Chinese and Malays. The only industry is phosphate mining. Christmas Island is an Australian territory in the …

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Elephant: Mammal Encyclopedia For Students & Children

World Elephant Day: Elephant is the most exploited animal

Elephant — Elephants (Elephantidae) are a family in the order Proboscidea in the class Mammalia. They were once classified along with other thick skinned animals in a now invalid order, Pachydermata. There are three living species: the African Bush Elephant, the African Forest Elephant (until recently known collectively as the African Elephant), and the Asian Elephant (also known as the …

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लकड़बग्घा: पर्यावरण का रक्षक

लकड़बग्घा विचित्र जंगली प्राणी है। वह विभिन्न प्रकार की बोलियां बोलता है। उसका ठहाका बहुत प्रसिद्ध है। आमतौर पर अच्छा भोजन पाकर वह अचानक ही जोर से ठहाका लगता है। वन विशेषज्ञ मैथ्यूज ने लिखा है, “हरिद्धार के वनों में मैंने लकड़बग्घे के ठहाके बहुत सुने है। चांदनी रात में वनों में ये ऐसे अट्हास करते है जैसे कोई पागल …

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Sweden: World Encyclopedia for Students and Children

Sweden: World Encyclopedia for Students and Children

System of government: Constitutional Monarchy Capital: Stockholm Location: In the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula, Sweden is bordered by the North and Baltic Seas, with land frontiers with Norway and Finland. The coastal waters are studded with islands, islets and rocks. The largest islands are Gotland and Oland Area: 449,964 sq km National composition: Swedes (95%), some Finns and …

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Turkey: World Encyclopedia for Students and Children

Turkey - World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Republic Capital: Ankara Location: Includes the south-western part of the Balkan Peninsula and Asia Minor. The Sea of Marmara and the straits of Bosporus and Dardanelles separate Asian Turkey from Europe. The shores of Turkey are washed by the Mediterranean, Aegean and Black seas. On land, Turkey has borders with Bulgaria, Greece, Syria, Iraq, Iran and the …

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Lebanon: World Encyclopedia for Students and Children

Lebanon – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Republic Capital: Beirut Location: On the eastern coast of the Mediterranean, Lebanon has borders with Syria and Israel. Area: 10,400 sq km National Composition: Mostly Arabs, with Armenian, Greek, Turkish and other minorities; about 1.5 million Lebanese live abroad Religion: Islam, Christianity Official Language: Arabic Currency: Lebanese Pound = 1oo piastres Administrative Divisions: 6 provinces including the capital Other Major Cities:  Tripoli (Tarabulus), …

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