Southeast Asia Label 2 1 3 4 Philippines Brunei Malaysia Indonesia Cambodia Vietnam Laos Myanmar Thailand East Timor Alabama 6 5 8 7 9 10 1,124,355
Countries List Notes Myanmar = simple farming life styles Laos = Land Lock - simple farming life styles Cambodia = many lakes simple farming life styles Thailand == simple farming life styles – tourism cheap vaca Vietnam = mineral resources – manufacturing- farming largest population – Had War with USA Island Countries Singapore – very small but wealthy, Shipping, High Tech, Manufacturing – High standard of living. Love cell phones Philippines – very poor but happy people. Farming, factories, textiles Malaysia = diverse farming & rich in minerals, good ports, high tech Indonesia – Large - made up of 13,000 islands. Farming and manufacturing, rich in oil and natural gas. Cheap labor. East Timor – small country - Brunei – very small – oil and Natural gas. Has one ruler!
Practice Quiz http://www.mapquiz.net/en/geography/asia01_co_en/t1.html
SE Asia Background • The Western world recognizes Southeast Asia for its rich culture, good food and strong traditions. Truly, Southeast Asian nations do live up to this expectation. Tom Yam from Thailand, Singlish in Singapore and the spectacular WayangKulit which originated in Indonesia: it is undeniably true that the countries in Southeast Asia offer an elaborate experience when it comes to the need to immerse yourself in new cultures. Apart from the tourist appeal of Southeast Asia, one might be interested in knowing that Southeast Asian countries have come a long way, overcoming colonialism and emerging relatively triumphant on the road to nationalism. http://altrapoint.com/2012/02/southeast-asian-identity/