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 DeCS Categories

Z01 Geographic Locations .
Z01.058 Africa .
Z01.058.290 Africa South of the Sahara .
Z01.058.290.100 Africa, Central .
Z01.058.290.100.140 Congo .
Z01.058.290.100.220 Democratic Republic of the Congo .
Z01.058.290.175 Africa, Southern .
Z01.058.290.175.500 Malawi .
Z01.058.290.190 Africa, Western .
Z01.058.290.190.500 Mali 6355 .
Z01.252 Asia 946 .
Z01.252.245 Asia, Western .
Z01.252.245.393 India .
Z01.252.245.500 Middle East .
Z01.252.245.500.350 Iran 5752 .
Z01.252.474 Far East .
Z01.252.474.872 Taiwan .
Z01.542 Europe .
Z01.542.248 Europe, Eastern .
Z01.542.248.679 Poland .
Z01.639 Islands .
Z01.639.520 Indian Ocean Islands .
Z01.639.520.500 Madagascar .
Z01.639.850 Taiwan .
 
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LILACS e MDL
 
Indian Ocean Islands .
Cocos (Keeling) Islands .
Maldives .
Pemba .
Cocos Islands .
Numerous islands in the Indian Ocean situated east of Madagascar, north to the Arabian Sea and east to Sri Lanka. Included are COMOROS (republic), MADAGASCAR (republic), Maldives (republic), MAURITIUS (parliamentary democracy), Pemba (administered by Tanzania), REUNION (a department of France), and SEYCHELLES (republic). .
1.00
0645
 
Madagascar .
Malagasy Republic .
One of the Indian Ocean Islands off the southeast coast of Africa. Its capital is Antananarivo. It was formerly called the Malagasy Republic. Discovered by the Portuguese in 1500, its history has been tied predominantly to the French, becoming a French protectorate in 1882, a French colony in 1896, and a territory within the French union in 1946. The Malagasy Republic was established in the French Community in 1958 but it achieved independence in 1960. Its name was changed to Madagascar in 1975. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p714) .
0.47
42791
 
Mali 6355 .
Republic of Mali .
A country in western Africa, east of MAURITANIA and south of ALGERIA. Its capital is Bamako. From 1904-1920 it was known as Upper Senegal-Niger; prior to 1958, as French Sudan; 1958-1960 as the Sudanese Republic and 1959-1960 it joined Senegal in the Mali Federation. It became an independent republic in 1960. .
0.44
32032
 
India .
Republic of India .
A country in southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan. The capitol is New Delhi. .
0.43
30186722
 
Congo .
Congo (Brazzaville) .
Republic of the Congo .
A republic in central Africa lying between GABON and DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO and south of Cameroon. Its capital is Brazzaville. .
0.41
11351
 
Malawi .
Republic of Malawi .
Nyasaland .
A republic in southern Africa east of ZAMBIA and MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Lilongwe. It was formerly called Nyasaland. .
0.40
14070
 
Poland .
Polish People's Republic .
Republic of Poland .
A country in central Europe, east of Germany. The capital is Warsaw. .
0.40
2441718
 
Democratic Republic of the Congo .
Congo (Kinshasa) .
Belgian Congo .
Katanga .
Zaire .
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the .
A republic in central Africa, east of the REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, south of the CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC and north of ANGOLA and ZAMBIA. The capital is Kinshasa. .
0.39
103198
 
Iran 5752 .
Islamic Republic of India .
A country bordering the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea, between Iraq and Pakistan. The capital is Tehran. .
0.39
12819739
 
Taiwan .
Formosa .
Republic of China .
0.38
2130554