The country I have chosen is Madagascar. Madagascar is a huge island nation off the southeast coast of Africa. It's home to thousands of animals and species. Madagascars capital is Antananarivo.
Is the position on the Earths Surface (Absolute/Relative). Geographic study begins with the location of places on the earth. Places have absolute locations that pinpoint them on the earth, and relative locations that place each location in respect to other locations.
Madagascar relative location is located south of the equator, off the eastern cost of Africa, Madagascar is positioned in both the Eastern and Southern Hemispheres.
Madagascars capital is Antananarivo. The exact location of Antananarivo is 18.8792* S, 47.5079* E.
Major rivers in Madagascar include: Mananara, Mangoro Sambirano ,Mahajamba, Betskiboka, Mania, North and South Mahavavy, Mangoky, Onilahy, and the Ikopa.
The climate in Madagascar is dominated by the southeastern trade winds that originated in the Indian Ocean.
Madagascar has two seasons; A hot, rainy season from November to April; and a cooler dry season from May to a October.
The average temperature in Madagascar is (72*F).
A place is an area that is defined by everything in it.
Natural resources found in Madagascar are graphite, chromite, coal, bauxite, rare earth elements, salt, quartz, tar sands, semi-precious stones and mica. There are also fishing areas offshore and potential for hydropower.
Some of the culture groups found in Madagascar are Merina (26.1%), Betsimisaraka (14.9%) Betsileo (12.0%).
The main religions practiced in Madagascar are Traditional, Moslem, and Christain.
The most important Christian holiday in Madagascar is Easter.
Madagascar has a Unitary state government. Madagascar has a democratic republic with a semi-presidential system of government whereby executive powers are shared between the president and the prime minister.
Human environment interaction:
Refers to the way people change their environment and how it changes them.
Some of the crops that are grown in Madagascar are: rice, maize, cassava, vanilla, coffee, etc.
Major jobs in Madagascar are: fishing, forestry, and mining.
Endangered species in Madagascar are: silky sifaka, a lemur, which is one of the most rarest animals on earth because they are being drove to extinction.
Environmental problems found in Madagascar include deforestation, and habitat destruction. There has yet to be a solution to this problem.
A region is a area of land that has conman features.
The duration of primary education in Madagascar is 5 years. The elementary education is proived to 6-11 year olds.
Madagascar gained it's independence when The Malagasy Republic, proclaimed on October 14, 1958, became an autonomous state within the French Community.
The technology used in Madagascar is science.
Local transport in the main way of transportation in Madagascar.
Possible debris found relative by the disappeard passenger.
Madagascar are vanilla industry is soured by Child labor and poverty.