Some articles on insular region, region:
... The Insular Region of Equatorial Guinea comprises the former Spanish territory of Fernando Poo, together with Annobón island, the latter formerly part of the Spanish territory ... The region covers 2,052 km² and has a population of about 265,000 ... The islands located in Corisco Bay are not part of the Insular Region but are included in the Litoral Province which is part of Continental Region (Litoral ...
... Main article Insular Region (Colombia) The Insular Region is considered by some as a sixth region, comprising those areas outside continental Colombia, including the department of San Andrés ...
Famous quotes containing the words region and/or insular:
“The Heavens. Once an object of superstition, awe and fear. Now a vast region for growing knowledge. The distance of Venus, the atmosphere of Mars, the size of Jupiter, and the speed of Mercury. All this and more we know. But their greatest mystery the heavens have kept a secret. What sort of life, if any, inhabits these other planets? Human life, like ours? Or life extremely lower in the scale. Or dangerously higher.”
—Richard Blake, and William Cameron Menzies. Narrator, Invaders from Mars, at the opening of the movie (1953)
“They are a curious mixture of Spanish tradition, American imitation, and insular limitation. This explains why they never catch on to themselves.”
—Helen Lawrenson (19041982)