FIFA World Cup 2006 Countries What sort of place do the footballers and supporters live in? Use these links to find out. Choose a qualifying country to find out about. Contents Title page Qualified countries General information about countries Where in the world? Wave a flag Maps
What sort of place do the footballers and supporters live in?
Use these links to find out.
Choose a qualifying country to find out about.
General information about countries
Where in the world?
Wave a flag
Day and night
Use this link to find the counties which have qualified.
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World Fact Book
Use the most up-to-date World Fact book.
You can find lots of information on country size, population, cities and currently.
These sites will help to locate the countries, and some of the capital cities on the globe.
This website also give the coordinates of many of the cities.
Surface distance between two coordinates
This web site will help you find the distance between two places. Work out how far supporters and players have had to travel.
Find a flag for the country you are supporting.
What flags will other supporters be waving?
Colouring book of flags
Some people like to have a national emblem. Find out all about them –
Flower emblems of the world
Looking at maps can help understand what sort of place a country is. Use these maps to help you find out about your chosen country.
Zoom in to outline maps of countries
Maps of the world, continents and countries
It is not the same time all round the world. Find out what time it will be for supporters when they watch their team play.
World Clock Time Zones
This includes which places alter their clocks in the summer.
World Time Server
This site also shows you where on the globe the location is.
Times around the world
World time Zone Map
Look at this to see how the time zones are not in straight lines. Why do some of the lines make detours?
See with your own eyes which countries are in night time and which are day time.
Use this to see which parts of the world are currently in daylight and which are in darkness. Change the time and click on ‘update’ to see the world at other times.
Make your findings into a MS PowerPoint presentation.
Make your own supporter’s kit.
Design a football strip (or supporter’s scarf) for a country which reflects what you have found out about the country.