5 Themes of Geography

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India and It’s
Neighbors
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Location
► South
Asia
► Eastern Hemisphere
► Northern Hemisphere
Human Characteristics
► Most
people live in rural areas, but
urban areas are growing steadily
Physical Features
► Himalayas
in the North
► Rivers: Ganges, Brahmaputra, and
Indus
► Climate: Humid subtropical, Tropical
wet and dry, and Arid
Environment Affects People’s
Lives
► Shelters
are well suited to local
climates
► Flooding is an issue
People Affect/Use the
Environment
► Subsistence
Farming- live off the land
► Green Revolution- technology created
an increase in agriculture
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Movement
► Ideas:
► Islam
► Persian
and Arab
influences
► Products,
People:
► Indian pearls,
pepper, and cotton
► Cinnamon from Sri
Lanka
► Muslim Invasions
Region
► Religions:
Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism
► Issues: High population growth and
poverty
► Ethnic difference led to the creation of
new countries
Nepal
Nepal
Bangladesh
Pakistan and India Relations
► When
India was partitioned, Hindus moved
to India and Indian Muslims moved to
Pakistan
Kashmir
Pakistan in the News
► Malala
is an education activist for girls
around the globe. She was shot by the
Taliban in 2012 for criticizing them.
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