Chapter 9 Vocab

Asia DeShay

Cultural Regions

A region with a specific culture


Sentence

Most people in the Middle East speak Arabic, and are Muslim.


Functional Region

A region that is made up of different places, but is still linked together.


Sentence

The United States of America is a united region, because the regions are split up into states, but they are still connected.


Perceptual Region

A region that is based on a perception.


Sentence

Some people in the northern part of America may think that people in the south are cowboys


Middle East

An area between Africa and Asia.

Sentence

The Middle East has Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, Syria, Yemen, and Oman.


Latin America

A region in the Americas that speak Romance languages.


Sentence

Latin America contains Mexico, and countries of South America.


Panama Canal

A man made waterway in Pamana.


Sentence

The Panama Canal connects the Pacific Ocean with the Caribbean Sea.


Sub Saharan Africa

The area in Africa that is south of The Sahara Desert.


Sentence

Sub Saharan Africa includes, Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and Mali.


Oceania

A group of islands in the Pacific Ocean.


Sentence

Oceania includes Australia, Guam, Fiji, Tonga, and Guam.


Southeast Asia

The south eastern part of Asia.


Sentence

This place includes Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.