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This new edition is the definitive source for geographical information. This invaluable guide contains key data about the countries, cities, and natural features of today's world. More than 48,000 entries and 252 maps provide population, size, economic data, historical notes, and more. Contains pronunciations, and a table of foreign terms used in English.
Fully revised edition A comprehensive guide to the ley political and physical features of today's world. Convenient alphabetical listing of more than 54,000 entries includes 250 detailed maps, more than 130 easy-to-use tables, world population figures culled from the most recent census bureau data, and essential coverage of important historical events.