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Atlas. Daylight Saving Time Around the World 2013. Algeria - HSBC Country Guides. Electricity around the world: everything about plugs, sockets, voltages, converters, etc. Last update: 9 January 2014 There are 15 types of electrical outlet plugs in use today, each of which has been assigned a letter by the U.S.

Electricity around the world: everything about plugs, sockets, voltages, converters, etc.

Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), starting with A and moving through the alphabet. These letters are completely arbitrary: they don’t actually mandate anything. Click here for a global map showing the spread of the different plug types used around the world. Click here for a detailed list of the countries of the world with their respective plug and outlet types, voltage and frequency. Type A mainly used in the USA, Canada, Mexico & Japan (for a full list, click here)2 pinsnot grounded15 Aalmost always 100 – 127 Vsocket compatible with plug type A Learn more Type B mainly used in the USA, Canada, Mexico & Japan (for a full list, click here)3 pinsgrounded15 Aalmost always 100 – 127 Vsocket compatible with plug types A & B Type C Learn more Type D Learn more Type E Learn more Type F Learn more Type G Learn more Type H Learn more Type I.

World Standards - Everything you always wanted to know. Country Codes, Phone Codes, Dialing Codes, Telephone Codes, ISO Country Codes. The Ultra-Prominences Page. A major project to precisely catalog every mountain in the world with 1,500 meters (4,921') of prominence.

The Ultra-Prominences Page

Prominence is the relative elevation of a mountain summit. Prominence is the elevation difference between a summit and the highest point (saddle) that separates that summit from any higher summit. About the Ultras Project. Home Page. United Nations. Worldmapper World Population Atlas: The countries of the world as you've never seen them before. The Many Faces of Global Migration. Description: The Many Faces of Global Migration report is an introduction to what Gallup has unearthed by asking migrants and potential migrants worldwide about their lives.

The Many Faces of Global Migration

The data presented in this report are based on Gallup’s ongoing World Poll surveys in more than 150 countries, territories and regions and more than 750,000 interviews since 2005. As such, these findings provide an unprecedented look at the different push-and-pull factors that influence migration, the experiences of those who desire to migrate to other countries permanently or temporarily for work, those who are planning to go, those who are preparing to go, those who have already left, and those who have returned home – and what this means for governments, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, and other stakeholders. Table of Contents. World by Map: Statistics, Maps and Charts. City Population - Statistics & Maps of the Major Cities, Agglomerations & Administrative Divisions for all Countries of the World.

How big was the world's population when you were born? UN Information Centres. Access World Bank Data. So.

Access World Bank Data

You're looking for the World Bank's data. Here are the top 5 ways I access it, what are yours? 1) Our most popular open data destination - the main World Bank Data site gives you an overview of the data we have on a country, region or topic. I like it because you can quickly browse and filter through many years of indicator data, make some basic charts and even embed them into your own web page. In the past, most of the data on this site came from the World Development Indicators (WDI) but now, if you look at the country pages, you'll see we've started to integrate open data from other World Bank databases. For example, on this page for Bangladesh you can see development indicators from the WDI, a map with details for our projects and operations in the country, a summary of our lending activities, details of the surveys we have covering Bangladesh and data on climate change. 2) The DataBank Tool Annual GDP Growth % 3) The Data Finder Mobile Apps 4) The Developer APIs.

Global Adaptation Index. Global Adaptation Index enables better data-driven decisions. The launch of the Global Adaptation Index (GaIn) literally puts a powerful open data browser into the hands of anyone with a connected mobile device.

Global Adaptation Index enables better data-driven decisions

The index rates a given country’s vulnerability to environmental shifts precipitated by climate change, its readiness to adapt to such changes, and its ability to utilize investment capital that would address the state of those vulnerabilities. The Global Adaptation Index combines development indicators from 161 countries into a map that provides quick access to thousands of open data records. All of the data visualizations at are powered by indicators that are openly available and downloadable under a Creative Commons license. “All of the technology that we’re using is a way to bring this information close to society,” said Bruno Sanchez-Andrade Nuño, the director of science and technology at the Global Adaptation Institute (GAI), the organization that launched the index. Ministries of Foreign Affairs. US Dept State (Embassies) MFA Kingdom of Cambodia. E-Visa Make Your Trip Happen To The Kingdom Of Wonder!

MFA Kingdom of Cambodia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has launched e-Visa, which enables you to apply for a Cambodia tourist visa online. Instead of applying through Cambodian Embassy, all you need to do is to complete the online application form and pay with your credit card. After receiving your Visa through email, print it out and bring it along when you travel to Cambodia. Directory of Canadian Government Offices Abroad. Cultural Dimensions. Intercultural understanding. Intercultural Communication. Geert Hofstede on Culture. Geopolitics. Cross-culture awareness and competence, Steven Matejovsky,ISIT. Key words: steven matejovsky, cross-culture awareness and competence, erasmus, institut supérieur d'interprétation et de traduction, isit, institut catholique de paris, icp, ambiguity, appropriate response, arbitrary, artefacts, assumptions, attribution, awareness, beliefs, chronemics, communicative competence, context, convergence, cross-culture, culture, decode, divergence, encode, ethnocentric, expected behaviour, haptics, iceberg, individual preference, intent, filter, kinesics, no avoidance culture, oculesics, olfactics, norm, parochial, perception, perceptual patterns, prejudices, proxemics, relationship, semiotics, stereotypes, universalistic, value, vocalics, yes avoidance culture.

Geopolitics. Cross-culture awareness and competence, Steven Matejovsky,ISIT

Developing Cross Culture Awareness This article is the result of a workshop designed for students participating in the Erasmus student exchange programme. Workshop objectives Increase positive attitudes toward people of other cultures. Introduction.

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