Geographical locations
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  • The terms place and location in geography are used to identify a point or an area on the Earth's surface or elsewhere. The term location generally implies a higher degree of certainty than place, the latter often indicating an entity with an ambiguous boundary, relying more on human or social attributes of place identity and sense of place than on geometry.

    Featured Places

    • Georgia - Territory in northwest Asia, ruled since 1991 by the Sakartvelo
    • United Kingdom - Island territories in western Europe, ruled since 1921 by the Monarchy of the United Kingdom

    By Location

    • Africa - Second largest continent, population about 1.1 billion.
    • America, North - Continent occupying the northern part of the Western Hemisphere
    • Americas - The combined continents of North and South America
    • America, South - Continent occupying the Western Hemisphere south of the Isthmus of Panama
    • Asia - By convention, the largest and most populous continent
    • Atlantic Ocean - Second largest ocean, which separates the Americas from Europe and Africa
    • Australia - The smallest continent, its territory is ruled since 1942 by the Monarchy of Australia
    • Eurasia - The geographical continent encompassing Europe and Asia
    • Europe - By convention, a continent comprising the westernmost area of Eurasia
    • Indian Ocean - Third largest ocean, extending between Africa and Australia
    • Oceania - The Australian continent and nearby islands in the central and south Pacific Ocean
    • Pacific Ocean - The largest and deepest ocean, which separates Asia and Australia from the Americas

    The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Location" as of 12 Sep 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.