(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.
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