Continents, countries, cities and other geographical and political subdivisions

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.

  • Jamaica - Island in the Caribbean Sea, ruled since 1962 by the Monarchy of Jamaica
  • Japan - Archipelago off the northeast coast of Asia, ruled since 1947 by the Nippon-koku
  • Jordan - Territory in southwest Asia, ruled since 1949 by the Al-Mamlaka al-Urdunniyya al-Hāshimiyya

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.