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Sigma KEE - Nation
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nation
The broadest GeopoliticalArea, i.e. Nations are GeopoliticalAreas that are not part of any other overarching and comprehensive governance structure (excepting commonwealths and other sorts of loose international organizations).
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Parents geopolitical area Any GeographicArea which is associated with some sort of political structure. This class includes LandArea, Cities, districts of cities, counties, etc. Note that the identity of a GeopoliticalArea may remain constant after a change in borders.
  land area An area which is predominantly solid ground, e.g. a Nation, a mountain, a desert, etc. Note that a LandArea may contain some relatively small WaterAreas. For example, Australia is a LandArea even though it contains various rivers and lakes.
Children european nationThe class of nations that are in Europe.
 host nationA nation that receives the forces and/or supplies of allied nations, coalition partners, and/or NATO organizations to be located on, to operate in, or to transit through its territory. Also called HN
 independent stateIndependentState is a subclass of GeopoliticalArea, representing the classification 'Independent State' used by the CIA World Fact Book. Cf. DependencyOrSpecialSovereigntyArea.


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