Anecumenes america

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PRINCIPAL GEOGRAPHICAL REGIONS IN THE WORLD.

The process of global integration (globalisation) is making our world more and more homogeneous, lifestyles, cultures, customs, etc... Are all becoming similar.
In spite of this, we can still identify areas between the following geographical regions in the world:
-Europe
-Asia


AFRICA
characteristics: 
-A small population (968 million inhabitants)
-Natural increase is very high
-developing countries, characterised by high infant mortality, low GDP and a low literacy rate.
There are two geographical regions: Northern Africa (Maghreb and Egypt) and Sub-Saharan Africa.


AMERICA
consists of two distinctive geographical regions:
-North America
-Central and South America


OCEANIA
This continent is formed by the islands of Australia and New Zeland, and the island states of the Pacific (papua-New Guinea and the archipielagos of Micranesia, Melanesia and Polynesia)
Australia and New Zeland share economic, social and cultural characteristics.
Oceania is the smallest and least populated continent, with 34 million inhabitants.
-Australia and New Zeland are developed countries.


KEYWORDS
Demographic: The science that statistically studies human population, its composition, state and distribution.
Culture: beliefs, values, customs, etc shared by a society.
Literacy rate: percentage of adult people who can read and write.
Maghreb: region of Nort-west Africa that includes Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Mauritania.

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