• rainfall
  • The rainfall in the northern regions closer to the Tropic of Cancer receives around 100 mm (3.9 in) of annual rainfall compared to the southern portions that receives around 660 mm (26 in). (wikipedia.org)
  • Research has indicated that the Saharan movement has resulted in reduction of rains in the region from the 1960s, when it received close to 250 mm (9.8 in) of rainfall. (wikipedia.org)
  • In January 2009, excessive sunlight hours and below-average rainfall resulted in the region being declared a drought zone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Typical annual rainfall for the region is 1500-2000 mm but varies at different altitudes. (wikipedia.org)
  • basins
  • The region center, Kostanay, is supplied with water from Amangeldinsky water basins (underground volume 6,7 million cubic meters) and Kostanay deposit of underground waters (operational stocks - 33.5 million cube. (wikipedia.org)
  • boundaries
  • Geographic regions and sub-regions are mostly described by their imprecisely defined, and sometimes transitory boundaries, except in human geography, where jurisdiction areas such as national borders are defined in law. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before 1999, Kivalliq Region existed under slightly different boundaries as Keewatin Region, Northwest Territories. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most references to the area as "Keewatin" have generally been phased out by Nunavut-based bodies, as that name was originally rooted in a region of northwestern Ontario derived from a Cree dialect, and only saw application onto Inuit-inhabited lands because of the boundaries of the now-defunct District of Keewatin. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • Whitewater Region is made up of the former municipalities of Beachburg, Cobden, Ross and Westmeath, which were amalgamated into the current township on January 1, 2001. (wikipedia.org)
  • area
  • Oceanic division into maritime regions are used in conjunction with the relationship to the central area of the continent, using directions of the compass. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some continental regions are defined by the major continental feature of their identity, such as the Amazon basin, or the Sahara, which both occupy a significant percentage of their respective continental land area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Traditionally neighbourhoods of local villages in the region had houses built as fortresses lacking windows on the ground floor while the blood feud used to be a common feature of the area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Mackay Region is a local government area located in North Queensland, Queensland, Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kostanay Region's area is 197,000 square kilometers, making it the sixth largest of the Kazakh regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Katherine region covers an area of 336,674 km2 (129,991 sq mi), and has a population of 18,646, making it the third-most populous region in the Northern Territory. (wikipedia.org)
  • The region area extends from the border of Western Australia to the border of Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stretching from a line where the peninsula narrows to a width of just 15 kilometres a little north of the town of Wellsford, Northland Region extends north to the tip of the Northland Peninsula, covering an area of 13,940 km2, a little over five per cent of the country's total area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the Kivalliq name became official in 1999, Statistics Canada has continued to refer to the area as Keewatin Region, Nunavut in publications such as the Census. (wikipedia.org)
  • Postglacial marine deposits and marine limit determinations, inner Wager Bay area, Kivalliq region, Nunavut. (wikipedia.org)
  • The region covers an area of 4,700 square kilometres (1,800 sq mi). (wikipedia.org)
  • The wooded area of the Mabla Mountains, reaching more than 1,000 m and housing the second forest of the country, constitutes the natural border between the region of Obock and that of Tadjourah. (wikipedia.org)
  • The capital of the region was Oradea, and its territory comprised an area similar to the nowadays Bihor County. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biogeographic region , area of animal and plant distribution having similar or shared characteristics throughout. (britannica.com)
  • Oceanic
  • The region of Northland has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification), but a subtropical climate in the Trewartha climate classification with warm humid summers and mild wet winters. (wikipedia.org)
  • municipalities
  • As a part of decentralization in February 2003, the country is administratively split into regions, departments, municipalities and rural communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Subsistence
  • There is very limited subsistence farming in the region, with only 0.4 percent of the population engaged in farming, 0.3 percent of households are rearing animals, and 0.1 percent are earning income from cash cropping. (wikipedia.org)
  • territory
  • The territory of region is characterized by rather flat relief with inflows of the rivers: Ayat, Ubagan, Ui, Torgai with inflows of the rivers: Saryozen, Kara. (wikipedia.org)
  • 12 big water supply lines on the territory of Kostanay region give water to more than 220 settlements and 5 regional centers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Katherine Region, known as "Big River Country", is one of five major regions in the Northern Territory, Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main centre in the region is Katherine which is the fourth-largest population centre of the territory. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Katherine Region is the major cattle producer of the Northern Territory. (wikipedia.org)
  • flora
  • Resources of an animal and flora of Kostanay Region are suitable for the organization and development of zones and objects of civilized fishery and a hunt, lake-commodity fish culture, hunt facilities development. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are 5 major river systems within the Katherine Region, the Katherine, the Flora, the upper Daly, the Roper and the Victoria River. (wikipedia.org)
  • Geographic
  • Geographic regions around the world that have similar environmental conditions are capable of harbouring the same type of biota. (britannica.com)
  • adjacent
  • Kostanay Region is adjacent to the Russian federal subjects Orenburg Oblast, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Kurgan Oblast, and is near the Ural Mountains. (wikipedia.org)
  • The region is traversed by a high standard trunk road which provides a direct link to adjacent regions and the rest of the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • eleven
  • The region contains eleven local government areas, which are: The Grampians Region is home to one of Australia's longest running food and wine festivals, Grampians Grape Escape, held over the first weekend of May in Halls Gap every year. (wikipedia.org)
  • districts
  • For the purposes of Victorian elections for the Legislative Assembly, the Grampians region is contained within all or part of the electoral districts of Buninyong, Lowan, Melton, Mildura, Murray Plains, Polwarth, Ripon and Wendouree. (wikipedia.org)
  • south
  • The 48,646-square-kilometre (18,782 sq mi) region lies to the northwest of the western suburbs of Greater Melbourne, to the state's western border with South Australia and includes the Grampians National Park and significant gold mining heritage assets. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two large inlets are also located on this coast, the massive Kaipara Harbour in the south, which Northland shares with the Auckland Region, and the convoluted inlets of the Hokianga Harbour. (wikipedia.org)
  • The northern part of this region is far more densely populated than the south, where the grazing is of poor quality and the water generally saline. (wikipedia.org)
  • closer
  • The Coquimbo Region forms the narrowest part, or 'waist' of Chile, and is hence one of the country's more mountainous regions, as the Andes range runs closer to the sea than elsewhere. (wikipedia.org)
  • electoral
  • For the purposes of Australian federal elections for the House of Representatives, the Grampians region is contained within all or part of the electoral divisions of Ballarat, Corangamite, Mallee, and Wannon. (wikipedia.org)
  • vegetation
  • Mauritania is mostly covered with desert, with only its western regions around the coast of Atlantic Ocean having some vegetation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The change in vegetation type reflects ecological conditions forming a natural boundary between the two regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • west
  • Kavango (before 1998: Okavango) was one of the thirteen Regions of Namibia until it was split into the Kavango East and Kavango West Regions in 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, the new Regions of Kavango East and Kavango West have been created. (wikipedia.org)
  • Russia
  • Region Avia (Russian: Регион-Авиа), also styled Region-Avia or Region Avia Airlines, was a regional airline based in Moscow, Russia, operating scheduled passenger flights out of Domodedovo International Airport, and chartered services out of Bykovo Airport. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Tobol (Tobyl) River, a tributary of the Irtysh River, starts in and flows through the region on its way to Russia. (wikipedia.org)
  • council
  • Fifth principle acknowledges the political capital that the Barents Regional Council has and for this reason it is desirable that council uses this resource to better advocate the Barents region. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Northland Region has been governed by the present Northland Regional Council since 1989. (wikipedia.org)
  • characteristics
  • In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics (physical geography), human impact characteristics (human geography), and the interaction of humanity and the environment (environmental geography). (wikipedia.org)
  • economic
  • Regions of human geography can be divided into many broad categories: Cultural geography Demography Development geography Economic geography Ethnography Geopolitics Health geography Historical geography Language geography Religion geography Social geography Time geography Tourism geography Transportation geography Urban geography Media Geography The field of historical geography involves the study of human history as it relates to places and regions or the study of how places and regions have changed over time. (wikipedia.org)
  • local
  • The Northland Region (Māori: Te Tai Tokerau) is the northernmost of New Zealand's 16 local government regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the mid-19th century and earlier, Obock was ruled by Somali and Afar Sultans, local authorities with whom France signed various treaties between 1883 and 1887 to first gain a foothold in the region. (wikipedia.org)
  • Apart
  • Apart from the global continental regions, there are also hydrospheric and atmospheric regions that cover the oceans, and discrete climates above the land and water masses of the planet. (wikipedia.org)
  • tropical
  • Yellow fever is a viral disease, found in tropical regions of Africa and the Americas. (who.int)
  • Occasionally in summer, the region experiences stormy conditions from former cyclones which generally become much weaker once they leave tropical latitudes. (wikipedia.org)
  • western regions
  • The decision to construct the grain elevator in Nebraska goes well with The Andersons' strategy to serve the western regions of its traditional eastern market. (yahoo.com)