Name one country that has a president as its leader
Political geography is the study of how political power is distributed and organized across the Earth’s surface. It focuses on the authority of governments and the relationships between them. It also looks at how political systems and ideologies impact the environment.
Political Geography is the study of the ways in which political processes are shaped by the physical geography of the world and how the physical geography of the world is shaped by political processes.
Border: A border is a physical or political boundary that divides two countries. It is usually marked by a line on a map.
State: A state is an organized political community under one government. It typically has a defined geographic area and is self-governing.
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The United Nations defines political geography as the study of the spatially uneven outcomes of political processes, including the distribution of power and resources. In the United States, the political geography of states is determined by the number of electoral college votes they have. In some countries, a particular colour is associated with a particular political party. For example, in India, green is associated with Muslim-majority parties.
Work together in pairs: What is the difference between a nation and a state?
How does political geography influence the relationships between countries and their foreign policies?
Work together in pairs: What is the difference between a physical and a political map?
Brain break: Draw a spaghetti noodle doing a hula dance with a tomato and a meatball on top as its partners!
What is the capital city of Canada?
Which country has the largest land area in the world?
- United States
What is the main governing body of the European Union called?
- European Council
- European Commission
- European Parliament
Which continent has the most countries?
'Brexit' refers to which country's decision to leave the European Union?
- United Kingdom