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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

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FIFA World Cup 2006Countries

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.


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Contents

Title page

Qualified countries

General information about countries

Where in the world?

Wave a flag

Maps

Time zones

Day and night

What else?


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Qualified Countries

Use this link to find the counties which have qualified.

http://fifaworldcup.yahoo.com/06/en/w/

You can also play games

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General information about countries

World Fact Book

http://www.theodora.com/wfb/abc_world_fact_book.html#U

Use the most up-to-date World Fact book.

You can find lots of information on country size, population, cities and currently.

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Where in the world?

These sites will help to locate the countries, and some of the capital cities on the globe.

World gazetteer

http://www.world-gazetteer.com/wg.php?men=home&lng=en&des=gamelan&dat=200&geo=-81&srt=pnan&col=aohdqcfbeimg&geo=0

This website also give the coordinates of many of the cities.

Surface distance between two coordinates

http://www.wcrl.ars.usda.gov/cec/java/lat-long.htm

This web site will help you find the distance between two places. Work out how far supporters and players have had to travel.

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Wave a flag

Find a flag for the country you are supporting.

What flags will other supporters be waving?

World flags

http://www.flags.net/mainindex.htm

Colouring book of flags

http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/cbk.html

Some people like to have a national emblem. Find out all about them –

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_emblem

National emblems

Flower emblems of the world

http://www.plantzafrica.com/miscell/floweremblems.htm

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Maps

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.

Expedia Atlas

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas/

Zoom in to outline maps of countries

World Atlas

http://worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm

Maps of the world, continents and countries

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Time zones

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

http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

This includes which places alter their clocks in the summer.

World Time Server

http://www.worldtimeserver.com/current_time_in_GB.aspx

This site also shows you where on the globe the location is.

Times around the world

http://swissinfo.net/cgi/worldtime/

World time Zone Map

http://aa.usno.navy.mil/faq/docs/world_tzones.html

Look at this to see how the time zones are not in straight lines. Why do some of the lines make detours?

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Day and night

See with your own eyes which countries are in night time and which are day time.

Earth View

http://www.fourmilab.ch/cgi-bin/uncgi/Earth/action?opt=-p

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.

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What Else?

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.

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