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Use this page as the starting point to browse Ethnoarch's connected databases of countries, groups, types, models and images. This division in continents is rather general, separating the globe in five, as opposed to seven or eight continents. It combines a geographic (or geologic) criteria with a geo-political (or cultural) one, as continents are understood as those uninterrupted blocks of land as the Americas, Africa and Oceania (Australia and neighbouring islands) are. But it divides the remaining block of land which is Eurasia using a more geo-political criteria. However, the limitations of this mixed division are highly compensated with how it simplifies for this particular project the classification of buildings.
• Click on the continent name for a list of the countries and territories belonging to that continent. From that page, you can go to a description of and info on the country'e ethno-architecture, and also you can check a list of groups belonging to that country.

Continents in Alphabetical Order.
Name and Data Available
Population: 905,936,000
    Rural: 61.7 %
    Urban: 38.3 %
Countries and territories in database: 57.
Groups in database: 2147.
Population: Latin America and the Caribbean: 561,346,000
                 Northern America: 330,608,000
    Rural: Latin America and the Caribbean: 22.6 %
              Northern America: 19.3 %
    Urban: Latin America and the Caribbean: 77.4 %
              Northern America: 80.7 %
Countries and territories in database: 51.
Groups in database: 1206.
Population: 3,905,415,000
    Rural: 60.2 %
    Urban: 39.8 %
Countries and territories in database: 49.
Groups in database: 2277.
Population: 728,389,000
    Rural: 27.8 %
    Urban: 72.2 %
Countries and territories in database: 46.
Groups in database: 300.
Population: 33,056,000
    Rural: 29.2 %
    Urban: 70.8 %
Countries and territories in database: 25.
Groups in database: 1369.

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