What is a world region?

Asked by Gene Goodman on November 14, 2021

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A world region is a large primary division of the world used in higher education — originally in anthropology, but then also in geography and history, and as the basis forarea studies.

What are the 4 types of regions? There are many different ways to divide land up into regions. In this lesson, we'll look at the common types of regions in geography, including formal regions, functional regions, and vernacularregions.

What are the 12 regions of the world? Terms in this set (12)

  • Greenland.
  • North America.
  • South America.
  • Europe.
  • The Middle East.
  • North Africa.
  • Sub- Saharan Africa.
  • Asia.

What are the different regions? While there are some official government regions, such as those used by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Standard Federal Regions, most people_use five major regions when dividing up the states. They are the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, and West.