Philip's World Atlas and Gazetteer

Philip's World Atlas and Gazetteer

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Fully revised and updated for 2000-2001, Philip's World Atlas and Gazetteer is specially designed for home reference use and to answer such questions as "Where is it? What is the capital city? What does the flag look like? What is the population?" It is a highly informative atlas and reference book suitable for school projects, home reference, travel planning and general knowledge. A key feature is the 48-page A-Z country-by-country gazetteer, which details the history, politics, geography and economics of every nation, together with key information including population, area, capital city, languages, currency and religions. This section has been fully updated to take into account all the latest political developments. Also featured are 48 pages of city maps and satellite imagery for some of the world's largest and most economically important cities. The 96 pages of physical and political maps have also been fully revised and updated, and provide balanced and comprehensive world coverage. The 35,000-name index includes geographical features as well as towns and cities.Also included is the 32-page 'World in Focus' section, which explains key world themes with the aid of colourful and informative charts, diagrams, illustrations and thematic maps.At the rear of the atlas is a special map highlighting key world regions currently in the news.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 312 pages
  • 240 x 318 x 27mm | 1,685g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • PHILIP'S
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 9th Revised edition
  • colour illustrations, all colour maps, index
  • 0540080683
  • 9780540080687