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Geography Essentials: A-Z. Click on a letter of the alphabet.
       

Deadline
a date or time by which something must be completed

Destination
the place a person or thing is travelling to

Developing world
poorer countries where people live in a different way because they do not have some of the services we take for granted, such as running water, electricity, big supermarkets and cars. These countries can mostly be found in Africa, Asia and South and Central America.

Development
a place where new houses, industries or shops are built

Drought
a long period of time without rain. There must be less than 0.2 millimetres of rain for at least fifteen days to call it a drought