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AP Human Geo Unit 2 Map Factoids
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Most populous country in Africa and was a former colony of Britain whose rule increase tensions among ethnic groups living there.
Despite restrictions on movement within the country, the speed of its economic development has led to a rapid internal migration from rural to urban areas and is likely the largest internal migration in history.
The Demographic Transition Model is based on the industrialization of this country.
The third most populous country in the world and was also the first country in the world to implement the use of eugenics- the selection of desired heritable characteristics in order to improve future generations.
This micro-state has a foreign-born population that exceeds 40% due to the former guest worker program in Europe and many of the guest workers originally came from Turkey.
Ranks #1 in remittances- noncommercial payments of money from abroad or foreign workers- sent home and the bulk of these come from Russia.
Once tried to create a perfect race through use of eugenics and now needs to encourage immigrants because of a decline in population and like most European countries, the population of the country is concentrated in urban areas.
Is seen as the gateway into the Schengen Zone for immigrants from Africa and once admitted to this zone, people can travel freely throughout the European Union.
All but 5% of the population lives near the Nile because it is the only area which agriculture can be supported and is a large difference between physiological density and agricultural density of the country because of the limited arable land.
This African country was one of the first to encourage family planning to reduce population growth and AIDS is also contributing to lowering the population.
Palestinians are the only group of people to have a larger amount of refugees than this country and much of the net-out migration from the country was caused by ways starting with the Russian invasion of this country in 1979.
Currently the second most populous country in the world but is projected to be the most populated country by 2050.
To escape the political violence of the civil war under Assad regime and the conflict with ISIS, refugees have poured into neighboring countries such as Jordan for nearly a decade and millions of migrants have fled creating one of the largest migrant crises of the last century.
Citizens here were once encouraged to migrate to the US through the Bracero program and in more recent years, concern over the flow of illegal immigrants had caused tension between the US and this country and this flow has slowed in recent years due to weakened US economy, greater threats of deportation and decline in the country of origin's lowered population.
The number of elderly people over the age of 65 here is now 30% of the population which has officially outnumbered children and is the world's fastest aging nation and immigration country is discouraged due to their homogeneous culture even though their population is declining.
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