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#1. Country

A country is a region that is identified as a distinct entity in political geography. A country may be an independent sovereign state or one that is occupied by another state, as a non-sovereign or formerly sovereign political division, or a geographic region associated with sets of previously independent or differently associated people with distinct political characteristics. Regardless of the physical geography, in the modern internationally accepted legal definition as defined by the League of Nations in 1937 and reaffirmed by the United Nations in 1945, a resident of a country is subject to the independent exercise of legal jurisdiction.

Sometimes the word countries is used to refer both to sovereign states and to other political entities, while other times it refers only to states. For example, the CIA World Factbook uses the word in its “Country name” field to refer to “a wide variety of dependencies, areas of special sovereignty, uninhabited islands, and other entities in addition to the traditional countries or independent states”.

#2. Flag

A flag is a piece of fabric (most often rectangular or quadrilateral) with a distinctive design that is used as a symbol, as a signaling device, or as decoration. The term flag is also used to refer to the graphic design employed, and flags have since evolved into a general tool for rudimentary signalling and identification, especially in environments where communication is similarly challenging (such as the maritime environment where semaphore is used). National flags are potent patriotic symbols with varied wide-ranging interpretations, often including strong military associations due to their original and ongoing military uses. Flags are also used in messaging, advertising, or for other decorative purposes. The study of flags is known as vexillology, from the Latin word vexillum, meaning flag or banner.

Due to the use of flags by military units, ‘flag’ is also used as the name of some military units. A flag (Arabic: لواء) is equivalent to a brigade in Arab countries, and in Spain, a flag (Spanish: bandera) is a battalion-equivalent in the Spanish Legion.

#3. World map

A world map is a map of most or all of the surface of the Earth. World maps form a distinctive category of maps due to the problem of projection. Maps by necessity distort the presentation of the earth’s surface. These distortions reach extremes in a world map. The many ways of projecting the earth reflect diverse technical and aesthetic goals for world maps.

World maps are also distinct for the global knowledge required to construct them. A meaningful map of the world could not be constructed before the European Renaissance because less than half of the earth’s coastlines, let alone its interior regions, were known to any culture. New knowledge of the earth’s surface has been accumulating ever since and continues to this day.

Maps of the world generally focus either on political features or on physical features. Political maps emphasize territorial boundaries and human settlement. Physical maps show geographic features such as mountains, soil type or land use. Geological maps show not only the surface, but characteristics of the underlying rock, fault lines, and subsurface structures. Choropleth maps use color hue and intensity to contrast differences between regions, such as demographic or economic statistics.

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Micronesia #Micronesia

Micronesia Country Archipelago in Oceania information and photo #Micronesia – Micronesia flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Micronesia is a subregion of Oceania, comprising thousands of small islands in the western Pacific Ocean....

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Montenegro #Montenegro

Montenegro Country in the Balkans information and photo #Montenegro – Montenegro flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Montenegro is a small Balkan country with rugged mountains, medieval villages and a narrow strip of beaches along...

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Mongolia #Mongolia

Mongolia Country in East Asia information and photo #Mongolia – Mongolia flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Mongolia, a nation bordered by China and Russia, is known for its vast, rugged expanses and its...

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Malta #Malta

Malta Country in Europe information and photo #Malta – Malta flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Malta, an archipelago in the central Mediterranean between Sicily and the North African coast, is a nation known...

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Monaco #Monaco

Monaco Country in Europe information and photo #Monaco – Monaco flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Monaco is an independent microstate on France’s Mediterranean coastline known for its glitzy casinos, yacht-lined harbor and prestigious...

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Moldova #Moldova

Moldova Country in Europe information and photo #Moldova – Moldova flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Moldova, an Eastern European country and former Soviet republic, has terrain encompassing forests, rocky hills and vineyards. It...

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New Zealand #NewZealand

New Zealand Country in Oceania information and photo #NewZealand – New Zealand flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. New Zealand is a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean consisting of 2 main islands, both...

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Netherlands Antilles #NetherlandsAntilles

Netherlands Antilles Country information and photo #NetherlandsAntilles – Netherlands Antilles flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. The Netherlands Antilles were a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands consisting of several island...

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Netherlands #Netherlands

Netherlands Country in Europe information and photo #Netherlands – Netherlands flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more.  The Netherlands, a country in northwestern Europe, is known for its flat landscape, canals, tulip fields, windmills and...

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Nicaragua #Nicaragua

Nicaragua Country in Central America information and photo #Nicaragua – Nicaragua flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Nicaragua, set between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, is a Central American nation known...