This is a general course on global regions, which is essentially an A-level geography class. We will initially look at aspects of the physical and human environment by which we can compare and evaluate regions. These aspects include climate distribution, physiographic regions, population dynamics and socio-economic indices to include theories of economic development, and current political issues. Using these factors we will then examine the SubSahara African Region. In addition to the geographic aspects cited above we will examine the role of ethnicity, religion, and a brief survey of the historical and political influences. This course will be suitable for both new participants and participants from last year who wish to continue to explore new regions of the world.