Atlas. Daylight Saving Time Around the World 2013. +1 this page: Follow us on Google+: Like/share this page: Follow us on facebook: Daylight saving time is often incorrectly referred to as “daylight savings time”.
In some countries, it is also called “summer time”. This list displays a brief (but not complete) overview over which countries and territories that observed DST during 2013. Detailed information is available for the first half of 2013 and the second half of 2013. Daylight Saving Time statistics for 2013. Test your Geography Skills. 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.
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. 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.
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 In 2004-2006, the authors of the Ultras Project researched and mapped every summit on earth believed to have 1,500 meters (4,921') or more of prominence. In total, we have calculated 1,524 such peaks (as of June 10, 2007). Based on the principles explained in the theory of prominence, we now have a robust calculation of the number of mountains on earth. Prominence is instrumental to our understanding of what constitutes a unique mountain. With the google earth Ultras kml, you will see that the Ultras are well distributed all over the world. Gbif.org: 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 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.
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.
You're looking for the World Bank's data. Here are the top 5 ways I access it, what are yours? 1) data.worldbank.org 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.
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.
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 gain.globalai.org are powered by indicators that are openly available and downloadable under a Creative Commons license. Ministries of Foreign Affairs.
US Dept State (Embassies) MFA Kingdom of Cambodia. E-Visa Make Your Trip Happen To The Kingdom Of Wonder!
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. Business Visa, K-Visa and Diplomatic Visa For those who wish to apply Business Visa, K-Visa or Diplomatic Visa, please contact your nearest Cambodian Embassy for more information. Evisa And Payment Processing Solution. 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.