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The Middle East

The Middle East
The Middle East is a complicated place. It sits in Western Asia, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea. The climate is hot and dry. This region is an ancient one, and people have been living here for thousands of years. Many of the world’s

The Middle East

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Mali

Mali
Mali is a landlocked country in Africa that anciently became wealthy because of its trade routes through the Sahara. From the 4th century, it was a great empire. The...

Mali

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Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast
The Ivory Coast – also known as Cote d’Ivoire – was a French Colony until 1960. After it gained independence, it fell into civil war in 2002. After its independence from

Ivory Coast

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Yemen

Yemen
The Republic of Yemen, located in southern Arabia, was formed in 1990 when the Yemen Arab Republic and the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen combined. In recent years, the country has endured revolution and conflict. Yemen is one of the poorest countries in the Arab World. Women here are...

Yemen

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Israel

Israel
Israel is the only Jewish state on Earth and home to more Jews than anywhere else in the world. This ancient country in the Middle East is bordered by the Dead Sea,...

Israel

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Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan is a small country in Western Asia that was part of the Soviet Union for many years. It was the first country to declare independence from the U.S.S.R. in 1991. Azerbaijan sits on the Caspian Sea and is bordered by Iran,

Azerbaijan

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Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau
Since Guinea-Bissau won its independence from Portugal in 1974, it has experienced almost non-stop political instability. Presidential leaders are frequently ousted – or...

Guinea-Bissau

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Vatican City

Vatican City
In the middle of Rome, lies the Vatican City, a tiny independent state and center of the Roman Catholic Church. This is where the pope and other leaders of the Catholic Church live. The Roman Catholic Church previously owned many states in

Vatican City

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Indonesia

Indonesia
Imagine living in a country that’s not just one piece of land, but 17,000 islands. You might have to take a boat to visit your grandmother or even to buy school clothes....

Indonesia

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Jordan

Jordan
Most people living in Jordan are Muslim and the official state religion is Islam; yet, several places in Jordan are important to Christians. The...

Jordan

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Samoa

Samoa
Samoa is a group of nine islands in the South Pacific Ocean known for its beautiful scenery and friendly people. Most of the people who live here are native Samoans whose ancestors came by boat thousands of years ago.

Samoa

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United States of America

United States of America
Have you ever heard America called a “melting pot?” What do you think that means? America is called a melting pot because immigrants have come here from all over the world over the last 400 years. Originally, most settlers came from northern Europe. Your ancestors might have come from...

United States of America

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Ecuador

Ecuador
Sitting at the northwestern edge of South America lies Ecuador, the smallest country in South America. Ecuador lies on the equator – the imaginary line that separates the northern hemisphere from the southern hemisphere, hence its name. This country is about the size of Colorado,

Ecuador

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