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  2. East Africa - Wikipedia

    Similarly, a positive Indian Ocean Dipole result in warm sea-surface temperatures off the coast of East Africa and lead to increased rainfall over East Africa. Temperatures in East Africa, except on the hot and generally humid coastal belt, are moderate, with maxima of around 25 °C (77 °F) and minima of 15 °C (59 °F) at an altitude of 1,500 ...

  3. List of countries by GDP (PPP) - Wikipedia

    GDP (PPP) means gross domestic product based on purchasing power parity.This article includes a list of countries by their forecast estimated GDP (PPP). Countries are sorted by GDP (PPP) forecast estimates from financial and statistical institutions that calculate using market or government official exchange rates.

  4. Euro sign - Wikipedia

    The euro sign, €, is the currency sign used for the euro, the official currency of the eurozone and some other countries (such as Kosovo and Montenegro ). The design was presented to the public by the European Commission on 12 December 1996. It consists of a letter C crossed by two lines.

  5. Sucrose - Wikipedia

    Sucrose is particularly dangerous from the point of view of tooth decay because Streptococcus mutans bacteria convert it into a sticky, extracellular, dextran-based polysaccharide that allows them to cohere, forming plaque. Sucrose is the only sugar that bacteria can use to form this sticky polysaccharide.

  6. Dutch guilder - Wikipedia

    The guilder (Dutch: gulden, IPA: [ˈɣɵldə(n)]) or fl. was the currency of the Netherlands from the 15th century until 2002, when it was replaced by the euro.. The Dutch name gulden was a Middle Dutch adjective meaning "golden", and reflects the fact that, when first introduced in 1434, its value was about par to the Italian gold florin.

  7. Tanzanian shilling - Wikipedia

    Symbol. Amount in the Tanzanian shilingi is written in the form of x/y, where x is the amount above 1 shiling, while y is the amount in senti. An equals sign or hyphen represents zero amount. For example, 50 senti is written as "=/50" or "-/50", while 100 shilingi is written as "100/=" or "100/-". In common, daily use, the symbol TSh is used.

  8. Ethiopian birr - Wikipedia

    The East African shilling became the money of account on 1 July 1942; it eventually became the sole legal tender and remained so until 1945. Regular notes of the East African Currency Board were used for circulation in Ethiopia. Second birr, 1945–present. The birr was reintroduced in 1945 at a rate of 1 birr = 2 shillings.