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PORTUGAL. 1. In West Africa.

The Portuguese have several forts and factories for carrying on the slave trade, on the coast of Congo, The capital of them all is the city of Loando St. Paul, which contains 18,000 inhabitants. II. In East Africa.

The Portuguese have several small settlements and forts on the coasts of Mozambique and Sofala. The capital of then all is the city of Mozambique, which contains 2,800 inhabitants.

Square Miles. Population. III. African islands. 1. Madeira,

1,100 90,000 2. Cape Verde islands,

40,000 3. Annobon,

4,000 4. St. Thomas,

18,000 5. Prince's island, i 6. The Azores,

160,000 IV. In South America. Brazil,

2,200,000 2,400,000

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I. In Europe.

1. Iceland,

2. The Faroe islands, II. In North America.

Greenland,
III. In the West Indies.

1. St. Thomas,
2. St. Jobo's
3. St. Croix,

14,000

40 40 100

5,050 2,430 31,387

SWEDEN.

Square Miles. Population,

In the West Indies.

St. Parthuronew,

60

8,000

RUSSIA

1. In Asia.

Russia in Asin,

4,946,000

2,697,000

II. Torth America.

. Cettlements,

50,000

TURKEY. 1. In Asia. Torkey in Asia,

500,000 12,000,000 II. In Africa. Egypt,

190,000 2,100,000 Questions.) 1. What possessions has Great Britain in orth America ? 2 What possessions has she in South Americ? in the West Iodies? in Africa ? ia Asia ? in Eorope? 3. What:09 sessions has Spain in the W. Indies ? in Asia ? 3. To hit nation does Iceland belong? 4. To what nation the Azores! Madeira ? Greenland ? Egypt? Java? the Canaries ? &c.

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GENERAL VIEWS OF THE WORLD.

1. EXTENT AND POPULATION. The following table shows the extent, population, and density of population of the grand divi sions of the earth, according to Hassel.

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Questions. 1. Which is the largest division of the globe ? g. Which next? 3. Which is the smallest? 4. Which contains the greatest population ! 5. Which is most thickly settled ! 6. Which is most thinly settled ? 7. What is the population of the world according to Hassel! 8. What is the population of Europe ! 9. How many million square miles in Europe 10. How many in Asia ? 11. How many in America ?

II. MOUNTAINS. The fellowing table shows, at one view, the hight of the most celebrated mountains and other objects in the world, above the level of the sea.

Height Mountains.

Country. 1. Dbawalagiri, the highest peak of the Himma? Tibet,

27,550 leb mountains, 2. Highest fight of a balloon,

29 900 3. Chimborazo, the highest peak of the Andes, New Granada, 21,448 4. Highest flight of the Condor,

21,000 5. Highest spot where man ever trod,

New Granada, 19,200 6. Cotopaxi, a volcano,

New Granada, 18.898 7. Kaah, highest peak in the Pacific ocean, Owhy hee, 18,4001 8. Mount si. Elias, highest peak in North America, N. W. coast, 17.850 9. Poporateret), highest mountain in Mexico,

Mexico,

17,720 10. Lowest limit of perpetual snow under the

15,207

equator, S 11. Mount Fairweather, in North America,

N. W. coast,

14,900 12. Mont Blanc, highest mountain in Europe, Italy,

14,676 13. Mount Ophir,

Sumatra island, 13.482 14. Highest spot inhabited by man,

113,4351 15. Mount Rosa, a summit of the Alps,

Switzerland,

13.4.81 16. Highest summit of the Atlas mountains,

Morocco,

13,00 17. Highest limit of pines under the equator, 18. Peak of Teneriffe,

Canaries, 15,1761 19. Mount Etna, a volcano,

Sicily,

16.954 20. Mount Perdu, highest summit of the Pyrenees, France,

10.578 21. Highest limit of oaks under the equator,

10.-001 22. Mount St. Bernard, a summit of the Alps, Switzerland, 110,340) 23. Mount Lebanon,

Syria,

10.2001 24. Mount St. Gothard, a summit of the Alps, Switzerland, 9.964 25. The city of Quito,

New Granada, 9,510 26. Mount Ararat,

Armenja,

9,500

8,316

range, 28. Mont Velino, highest of the Appennines, Italy,

8,300 29. Mount Pico, highest in the Azores,

Azores,

7.016) 30. Mount Washington, highest in the United States, New Hampshire. 6.634 31. Olympus,

Greece,

6.000 32. Mount Hecla, a volcano,

Iceland,

5.000 33. Ben Nevis, highest in Great Britain,

Scotland, 4,3:01 34. rable mountain,

South Carolina, 4,300 35. Mansfield mountain, highest of the Green

Vermont,

mountains, S 36. Saddleback, highest in Massachusetts. Massachusetts, 137. Round Top, highest of the Catskill mountains, New York, 3,8041 138, Vesuvius, a volcano,

Italy,

3,600 39 Snowdon, highest in Wales,

Wales,

3,517 40. The pyramids, the loftiest work of man,

Egypt,

5001

27. Peak of Lomnitz, highest of the Carpathian Hungary,

4,379

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