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A Robinson projection map of the Earth is displayed in the diagram. Credit: United States Central Intelligence Agency's World Factbook.

Geography is the science and art of locating people and features of interest on the Earth.

What is geography?[edit]

Geography is the study of the Earth and its features(PAST PRESENT AND FUTURE) and of the distribution of life on the earth, including human life and the effects of human activity. Geography research addresses both the questions of where, as well as why, geographical phenomena occur.

The Eminent Greek figure Eratosthenes is regarded as the 'The Father of Geography'.

Geography topics[edit]

Basic topics in geography include:

  • Nature of geography
  • Scope of geography
  • Branches of geography
  • Geography by region
  • History of geography
  • Geographical features
    • Continents
    • Landforms
    • Built environment
  • Basic geography concept


Learning projects[edit]

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