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Encyclopedia > United Nations geoscheme
The definition of continental subregions in use by the United Nations for statistical purposes

The UN geoscheme divides the world into "macro regions"[1] and subregions, all in alphabetical order. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 62 KB) Summary Created by User:Ben Arnold from Image:BlankMap-World. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 62 KB) Summary Created by User:Ben Arnold from Image:BlankMap-World. ... The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, and social equity. ... Region can be used to mean either: any more or less well-defined geographical area of a country or continent, defined by geography, culture or history in political geography, an administrative subdivision of a country or of the European Union. ... The definition of continental subregions in use by the United Nations. ...


The macro-geographical regions are arranged to the extent possible according to continents. Within these groupings, more detailed component geographical regions and selected economic and other groupings are shown. The scheme was devised purely for statistical purposes and is used only for carrying out statistical analysis. According to the UN, it: To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

...does not imply any assumption regarding political or other affiliation of countries or territories by the United Nations.

Here is an alphabetical list of subregions in the UN geoscheme for Africa. ... Categories: Africa geography stubs | Eastern Africa ... Categories: Africa geography stubs | Central Africa ... Categories: Africa geography stubs | North Africa ... Categories: Africa geography stubs | Southern Africa ... West Africa is the region of western Africa generally considered to include these countries: Benin Burkina Faso Cameroon Côte dIvoire (Ivory Coast) Equatorial Guinea Gabon The Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Liberia Mali Niger Nigeria Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville) Senegal Sierra Leone Togo Chad, Mauritania, and... Here is an alphabetical list of subregions in the UN geoscheme for the Americas. ... Here is an alphabetical list of subregions in the UN geoscheme for the Americas. ... World map depicting Caribbean : West Indies redirects here. ... Map of Central America Central America is the central geographic region of the Americas. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... Northern America is a name for the parts of North America besides Mexico when Mexico is considered as Latin America. ... Here is an alphabetical list of subregions in the UN geoscheme for Asia. ... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ... East Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... This is a region of the continent of Asia that can have the following interpretations: The Indian Subcontinent and nearby islands in the Indian Ocean; see South Asia India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Sri Lanka All of Asia that is considered to be Southwest, South and Southeast Asia. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China and east of India. ... A map showing Southwest Asia - The term Middle East is more often used to refer to both Southwest Asia and some North African countries Southwest Asia, or West Asia, is the southwestern part of Asia. ... Geographically Europe is a part of the larger landmass known as Eurasia. ... Eastern Europe is the eastern region of Europe variably defined. ... Northern Europe is marked in dark blue Northern Europe is a name of the northern part of the European continent. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A common understanding of Western Europe in modern times. ... For the fictional superstate in George Orwells novel, see Oceania (Nineteen Eighty-Four). ... Australasia Australasia is a term variably used to describe a region of Oceania – namely Australia, New Zealand, and neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Carving from the ridgepole of a Māori house, ca 1840 This article is about the wider region in the Pacific. ...

See also

WEOG Member States The Western European and Others Group (WEOG) is one of several unofficial regional voting blocs within the United Nations. ...

References

  1. ^ United Nations Statistics Division - Standard Country and Area Codes Classifications

 
 

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