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1 Introduction to Geography Chapter 9 Geographers Use of the Words State and Nation State Nation Relationships Between States and Nations (a) nation-state (b) multinational state (c) part-nation state (d) stateless nation
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2 The Kurdish Nation Evolution of the Modern State 1776 about 35 empires, kingdoms, and countries 1939 approximately 70 2006 nearly 200 Geographic Characteristics of States Size Large states Small states
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3 20 Largest States by Area 1. Russia: 17,075,200 km2 2. Canada: 9,984,670 km2 3. United States: 9,631,418 km2 4. China: 9,596,960 km2 5. Brazil: 8,511,965 km2 6. Australia: 7,686,850 km2 7. India: 3,287,590 km2 8. Argentina: 2,766,890 km2 9. Kazakhstan: 2,717,300 km2 10. Sudan: 2,505,810 km2 11. Algeria: 2,381,740 km2 12. Democratic Republic of the Congo: 2,345,410 km2 13. Mexico: 1,972,550 km2 14. Saudi Arabia: 1,960,582 km2 15. Indonesia: 1,919,440 km2 16. Libya: 1,759,540 km2 17. Iran: 1,648,000 km2 18. Mongolia: 1,564,116 km2
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course GEOG 103 taught by Professor Cook during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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