GEOG 330 World Geography Madina Kusherbayeva

GEOG 330 World Geography Madina Kusherbayeva

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GEOG 330 World Geography Madina Kusherbayeva HW # 7- Southeast Asia Assigned: 03 March, 2008 Due: 17 March, 2008 1. Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a sub region of Asia , consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China , east of India and north of Australia . The region lies on the intersection of geological plates, with heavy seismic and volcanic activity. Southeast Asia consists of two geographic regions: the Asian mainland, and island arcs and archipelagoes to the east and southeast. The mainland section consists of Cambodia , Laos , Myanmar , Thailand and Vietnam ; the population of which are primarily Tai peoples and Austro-Asiatic peoples ; the dominant religion is Buddhism , followed by Islam . The maritime section consists of Brunei , East Timor , [1] Indonesia , Malaysia , the Philippines and Singapore . Austronesia peoples predominate in this region; the dominant religion is Islam , followed by Christianity . 2 . Overseas Chinese are people of Chinese birth or descent who live outside the Greater China region, which includes territories administered by the rival governments of the People's Republic of China (PRC) ( Mainland China , Hong Kong , Macau ) and the Republic of China (ROC) ( Taiwan and surrounding islands). People of partial Chinese ancestry may also consider themselves Overseas Chinese. 3. 4. The domino theory was a foreign policy theory, promoted by the government of the United States , that speculated that if one land in a region came under the influence of
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