Colombia, Scholastic Go!Colombia is the fourth largest and second most populous country in South America. Located on the northwestern part of the continent, it is bounded on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the north by Panama and the Caribbean Sea.
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Scholastic GoThe Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is a vast country in central Africa. It is sometimes called Congo-Kinshasa to distinguish it from the neighboring Republic of Congo (also known as Congo-Brazzaville). The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the second largest nation on the African continent, after Algeria. It covers an area slightly greater than the size of the United States east of the Mississippi River. The equator runs through its north central region.
Dominican Republic, Scholastic GoThe Dominican Republic is the second largest nation in the West Indies, after Cuba. Located in the Caribbean Sea between Cuba and Puerto Rico, it occupies the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, which it shares with the nation of Haiti. The Dominican Republic takes its name from its capital, Santo Domingo (Saint Dominic), which was founded by the Spanish in 1496.
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Dominican Republic country profile - BBC News Once ruled by Spain, the Dominican Republic shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, a former French colony.
World Report 2016: Dominican Republic | Human Rights Watch The Dominican Republic's treatment of Haitian migrants and Dominican citizens of Haitian descent dominated human rights developments in 2015.
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Nigeria, Scholastic Go! Nigeria, situated in West Africa, is one of Africa's most populous nations. It takes its name from the Niger River, which flows through the heart of the country. Often called Africa's Giant, it is more than twice the size of the state of California. Several African countries are larger in area. But few are as rich in natural resources, particularly oil.
Syria, Scholastic Go Syria is a nation of Southwest Asia. About the size of the U.S. state of North Dakota, it is located in the heart of the region known as the Middle East, along some of the oldest and most important routes linking the continents of Asia, Europe, and Africa.