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Grade 7 Geography Unit from Chap 18 of The text

Grade 7 Geography Unit from Chap 18 of The text
"World Geography and Cultures"

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  • Unit 8 South Asia
  • Chapter 18 India and Its Neighbors
  • Lesson 3
    The People and Culture
  • Core Words
  • Extension words
  • Background
    Flag & Emblem
  • Geography
    Area: 3,287,590 sq km
    World 7th largest
    Land use:
    arable land: 54.4%
    permanent crops: 2.74%
    other: 42.86% (2001)
    Natural hazards:
    Droughts
    flash floods
    widespread and destructive flooding from monsoonal rains
    severe thunderstorms
    earthquakes
  • What Culture Are in This Region?
  • What Languages Do the People Speak?
    • Languages:
    • English
    • Hindi (the national language )
    • 14 other official languages: Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Dzongkha, Urdu, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, Punjabi, Assamese, Kashmiri, Sindhi, and Sanskrit
    • Sinhalese
  • Religion
    -Multi-religion
    Hinduism (80.5%)
    Islam (13.4%)
    Christianity (2.3%)
    Sikhism (1.9%)
    Buddhism
    Jainism
  • What Is Hinduism?
    Hindu
    印度斯坦人
    Vedas
    吠陀经
  • Caste 种姓