North Africa notes - for Blackboard

North Africa notes - for Blackboard - Morocco Territory =...

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Territory = 274,400 sq.mi. Pop . = 33,757,175 Growth Rate = 1.5% Rural/urban = 47/53 Languages : Arabic and 3 main Berber dialects; French Ethnicity Religion Life Expec . = 68.8 male; 73.6 female Infant Mort . = 38.8 / 1000 Adult Lit . = 51.7% European Colonialism - French were in Algeria and Tunisia in the 1800 and 1900s, and they were looking toward Morocco 1904, France, Britain, Germany and Spain signed a secret agreement, and partitioned the country Two enclaves (territories physically inside of Morocco) – Ceuta & Melilla Legal day-laborers numbering 40,000 enter the enclaves to work daily. Numbers of undocumented crossers up to 15,000 in 2004, up from 350 in all, in the previous 6-year period. Algeria – (3.5 times size of TX) Tuareg Berbers Territory = 919,352 sq.mi. Very little cultivable land Pop . 33,333,216 High plateau (Africa is known as the “Plateau Continent”; some mountains (Atlas Mountains); desert; some coastal plain
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2009 for the course GCU EEE taught by Professor Larson during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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