Definition phase in boundary creation
Phase in which the exact location of a boundary is legally described and negotiated.
delimitation phase in boundary creation
The translation of the written terms of a boundary treaty into an official cartographic representation.
demarcation phase in boundary creation
Phase in which the boundary is visibly marked on the landscape by a fence, line, sign, wall or other means.
administration phase in boundary creation
phase in which the boundary is governed by
positional boundary dispute
disagreement about the actual location of a boundary
territorial boundary dispute
ethnic group arguing for claim over boundary
resource boundary dispute
disputes over natural resource that occurs on or at the boundary
functional boundary dispute
disagreement over policies affecting the border (mexico and U.S.)
An internal organization of a state that places most power in the hands of central government officials
An internal organization of a state that allocates most powers to units of local government.
An alliance of independent states
describes the shapes, sizes, and relative location of states
A state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territory.
A state whose territory is long and narrow in shape.
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary does not vary significantly.
prorupt/ protruded state
An otherwise compact state with a large projecting extension.
a state that completely surrounds another one
state or territory that is small in both population and area (e.g., Vatican City, Monaco,...)
the portion of a country that contains its economic, political, intellectual, and cultural focus.
the city that is the seat of government of a state, nation, or province
a capital city created to develop an empty part of the country away from the core
a strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
the study of a group of repre. pics or symbols