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  2. East Africa - Wikipedia

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    East Africa, Eastern Africa, or East of Africa is the eastern subregion of the African continent.In the United Nations Statistics Division scheme of geographic regions, 10-11-(16*) territories make up Eastern Africa:

  3. East African Community - Wikipedia

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    The East African Community ( EAC) is an intergovernmental organisation composed of seven countries in the African Great Lakes region in East Africa: the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United Republic of Tanzania, the Republics of Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Uganda. Uhuru Kenyatta, the president of Kenya, is the current EAC ...

  4. List of time zones by country - Wikipedia

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    UTC−08:00 (Zone 4 or Northwest Zone) — the state of Baja California. UTC−07:00 (Zone 3 or Pacific Zone) — the states of Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, Nayarit, Sinaloa and Sonora. UTC−06:00 (Zone 2 or Central Zone) — most of Mexico. UTC−05:00 (Zone 1 or Southeast Zone) — the state of Quintana Roo. Time in Mexico.

  5. East African shilling - Wikipedia

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    The East African shilling was introduced to Kenya, Tanganyika, and Uganda in 1921, replacing the short-lived East African florin at a rate of 2 shillings to 1 florin. The florin had been introduced because of increasing silver prices after World War I. At that time, the Indian rupee was the currency of the British East African states.

  6. Date format by country - Wikipedia

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    Short format: dd/mm/yyyy (Day first, month number and year in left-to-right writing direction) in Afar, French and Somali ("d/m/yy" is a common alternative). Gregorian dates follow the same rules but tend to be written in the yyyy/m/d format (Day first, month number, and year in right-to-left writing direction) in Arabic language.

  7. Hellenistic period - Wikipedia

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    The Hellenistic period spans the period of Mediterranean history between the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC and the emergence of the Roman Empire, as signified by the Battle of Actium in 31 BC [1] and the conquest of Ptolemaic Egypt the following year. [2] The period of Greece prior to the Hellenistic era is known as Classical Greece ...

  8. Mongoose - Wikipedia

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    Mongotidae, Pocock, 1920. A mongoose is a small terrestrial carnivorous mammal belonging to the family Herpestidae. This family is currently split into two subfamilies, the Herpestinae and the Mungotinae. The Herpestinae comprises 23 living species that are native to southern Europe, Africa and Asia, whereas the Mungotinae comprises 11 species ...

  9. Geographic coordinate conversion - Wikipedia

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    In geodesy, conversion among different geographic coordinate systems is made necessary by the different geographic coordinate systems in use across the world and over time. . Coordinate conversion is composed of a number of different types of conversion: format change of geographic coordinates, conversion of coordinate systems, or transformation to different geodetic datu