Southeast Asia

4 Themes Of Geography: Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh.

Nepal

Location


Absolute: 26.5333° N, 86.7333° E


Relative:

Equator runs through the center of the Southeast Asia.


North of the Indian Ocean.


In both North and Souther Hemisphere.


East of India.


Northwest of Australia.


Place

Physical:

Himalayas are in the North.


Soils and vegetation is very different.


Lots of rainfall.


Nepal is one half the size of Italy.


Elevation determines the climate in Nepal.


Human:

Most people work in agriculture.

Population is 30,430,267.

Cows are considered sacred in Nepal.

Latitude: 27.43

Longitude: 85.19


Human/Environmental Interactions:

A lot of buildings.


People make checkpoints on mountains for mountain climbers.


Movement:

Roads can't go through mountains so most of their transportation routes go through the south half of the country.


Mostly paved roads.


Not much internet use in Nepal.


People mostly walk or ride bicycles in Nepal.

Bhutan

Location

Absolute:




Relative:

Equator runs through the center of the Southeast Asia.


North of the Indian Ocean.


In both North and Souther Hemisphere.


East of India.


Northwest of Australia.


Place

Physical:



Human:

Two political parties are the Democratic party and the Bhutan Peace and Prosperity party.


Democratic government.


Latitude: 27.28

Longitude: 89.39


Population is 725,296.


For holidays many Bhutan people visit the temples to celebrate.


Human/Environmental Interactions:




Movement:

Major transportation routes through their entire country.


Most farmers travel on foot to where they need to go.


Government is making sure more roads are put in because of the terrain of Bhutan.


Most families have a car, but most people travel on buses, taxis, and trucks.


Bicycle traveling is becoming more popular.

Bangladesh

Location

Absolute:


Relative:

Equator runs through the center of the Southeast Asia.


North of the Indian Ocean.


In both North and Souther Hemisphere.


East of India.


Northwest of Australia.


Place

Physical:


Human:

Latitude: 39.56

Longitude: 116.24


Population is 1,349,585,838.


Half of the population works in agriculture. Only one-tenth of its land is suitable for growing crops. China is a world leader in producing rice, tobacco, corn, barley, soybeans, and peanuts. Wheat, eggs, pork, fish, and potatoes are important products. China also produces manufactured goods, oil, minerals, coal, and steel.


Taoism is the only Chinese-born religion.


Human/Environmental Interactions:


Movement:

Has large waterways for travel and trade.


They use the waterways a lot.


Most roads are not paved.


Most people walk or ride bikes.


People ride buses or taxis.

What They Have In Common

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