Core Regions

(The areas in blue represent the core regions of the world.)

What is a core region?

  • A core region is the center of cultural, economic and political power within a certain territorial boundary. They have high levels of trade, control over the most advanced technologies, and are highly economically productive.

          The United States is a core region.

Examples of core regions

Western Hemisphere: United States, Canada

Eastern Hemisphere: Western Europe, Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, and Israel.

Sources used:

"AP Human Geography Unit 6." Quizlet. Penguinman666, 2015. Web. 13 Feb. 2015. <>.

"Examples of Core Regions - Google Search." Google. Web. 13 Feb. 2015. < of core regions&newwindow=1&biw=1278&bih=856&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&....>.

Intern, Colin. "An Overview of the Core and Perpiphery of the World." AboutEducation. Web13 Feb. 2015. <>.

Comment Stream

2 years ago

I love the layout of this Tackk and how you incorporated examples as well as detailed definitions! :)

2 years ago

@myrea_xD thank you!(: