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Countries of the World - Statistical Web Quest

Choose a statistic and three countries. Ask the others to guess the correct order for these countries. Then Click the column headers to sort the table. Guess the top three countries before sorting to check!
I've separated England and the United Kingdom so show how The population of the United Kingdom is concentrated in England. I will other countries when the statistics become available.
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Vocabulary

Make sentences about countries using this vocabulary
  1. Sparsely populated
  2. Landlocked
Name Population Area Density Coast
Canada 35151728 9984670 3 202080
Belgium 11350000 30528 371 67
United Kingdom 61284806 242495 252 12500
England 54790000 130395 420 8982
China 1330141295 9596960 138 14500
Singapore 5612000 7215 777 193
France 62814233 643801 97 4668
Hungary 9880059 93030 106 0
India 1339000000 3287000 407 7517
Japan 126804433 377972 335 29751
Mongolia 1564116 1564000 1 0
Peru 32170000 1285000 25 2414
Russia 144500000 17100000 8 37
United States 310232863 9834000 31 19924
Netherlands 17080000 42508 401 451

1 - Exercise

  1. Click on the column header for Country to sort the countries into alphabetical order
  2. Try to guess the top five countries by population
  3. Click on the population column header to check your prediction.

2 - Further Research

  1. Some small countries such as the island of Singapore have a very high population density. Which country with an area of more than 10,000 square kilometers, has the highest population density. _____

3 - Questions about Countries

  1. Canada has a red and white flag. What leaf is on this flag?
  2. Which countries have been recently created?
  3. Which countries have a long history?
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