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Traditional Fishing Village
A fishing village is a village, usually located near a fishing ground, with an economy based on catching fish and harvesting seafood. The continents and islands around the world have coastlines totalling around 356,000 kilometres (221,000 mi).[1] From Neolithic
Neolithic
times, these coastlines, as well as the shorelines of inland lakes and the banks of rivers, have been punctuated with fishing villages. Most surviving fishing villages are traditional.Contents1 Characteristics 2 Early villages 3 See also 4 Notes 5 References 6 External linksCharacteristics[edit]The dhoni is a traditional village fishing boat still used for fishing in the Maldives.Coastal fishing villages are often somewhat isolated, and sited around a small natural harbour which provides safe haven for a village fleet of fishing boats
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Halong Bay
Ha Long
Ha Long
Bay (Vietnamese: Vịnh Hạ Long, IPA: [vînˀ hâːˀ lawŋm] ( listen)) is a UNESCO
UNESCO
World Heritage Site
World Heritage Site
and popular travel destination in Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam. Administratively, the bay belongs to Ha Long
Ha Long
City, Cam Pha town, and is a part of Van Don District. The bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various shapes and sizes. Ha Long
Ha Long
Bay is a center of a larger zone which includes Bai Tu Long Bay to the northeast, and Cat Ba Island to the southwest. These larger zones share a similar geological, geographical, geomorphological, climate, and cultural characters. Ha Long
Ha Long
Bay has an area of around 1,553 km2, including 1,960–2,000 islets, most of which are limestone
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Socioeconomics
Socioeconomics
Socioeconomics
(also known as social economics) is the social science that studies how economic activity affects and is shaped by social processes. In general it analyzes how societies progress, stagnate, or regress because of their local or regional economy, or the global economy. Societies are divided into 3 groups : social, cultural and economic.Contents1 Overview 2 See also 3 Notes 4 References 5 External linksOverview[edit] “Socioeconomics” is sometimes used as an umbrella term for various areas of inquiry
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Shipwreck
A shipwreck is the remains of a ship that has wrecked, which are found either beached on land or sunken to the bottom of a body of water. Shipwrecking
Shipwrecking
may be deliberate or accidental
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Smuggling
Smuggling
Smuggling
is the illegal transportation of objects, substances, information or people, such as out of a house or buildings, into a prison, or across an international border, in violation of applicable laws or other regulations. There are various motivations to smuggle. These include the participation in illegal trade, such as in the drug trade, illegal weapons trade, exotic wildlife trade, illegal immigration or illegal emigration, tax evasion, providing contraband to a prison inmate, or the theft of the items being smuggled
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Po Toi O
Po Toi
Po Toi
O (Chinese: 布袋澳) is a small fishing village[1] at Clear Water Bay Peninsula, Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong. The village is situated at a bay shaped like a sack, thus earning its name Po Toi
Po Toi
(meaning a "sack"). Everyone living in the village has the same surname: Po (布).[citation needed]Contents1 Features 2 In popular culture 3 Transportation 4 References 5 External linksFeatures[edit] This small fishing village has two seafood restaurants and is popular with tourists. There is a Hung Shing Temple
Hung Shing Temple
in Po Toi
Po Toi
O. The temple was probably built in 1663
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Clear Water Bay Peninsula
Clear Water Bay
Clear Water Bay
Peninsula
Peninsula
(Chinese: 清水灣半島), is a peninsula in Sai Kung, Hong Kong. The peninsula separates Junk Bay
Junk Bay
from Port Shelter.Contents1 Features 2 Education 3 Public beaches 4 Transportation4.1 Buses 4.2 MinibusesFeatures[edit] The Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club and the Shaw Studio
Shaw Studio
are located here
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Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
(Cantonese: [hœ́ːŋ.kɔ̌ːŋ] ( listen)), officially the Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Special
Special
Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia. Along with Macau, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, and several other major cities in Guangdong, the territory forms a core part of the Pearl River Delta
Pearl River Delta
metropolitan region, the most populated area in the world
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Port Isaac
Port Isaac
Port Isaac
(Cornish: Porthysek)[1] is a small and picturesque fishing village[2] on the Atlantic coast of north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The nearest towns are Wadebridge
Wadebridge
and Camelford, both ten miles away. Port Gaverne, commonly mistaken to be part of Port Isaac, is a nearby hamlet that has its own history. The meaning of the Cornish name is "corn port", indicating a trade in corn from the arable inland district. Since the 1980s the village has served as backdrop to various television productions, including the ITV series Doc Martin, and is home to the group Fisherman's Friends, sea-shanty singers.Contents1 History1.1 Port 1.2 Lifeboat2 Transport 3 Places of worship 4 Film location 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] Port[edit] Port Isaac's pier was constructed during the reign of Henry VIII
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Cornwall
Cornwall
Cornwall
(/ˈkɔːrnwɔːl, -wəl/;[1] Cornish: Kernow [ˈkɛrnɔʊ]) is a county in South West England
England
in the United Kingdom. The county is bordered to the north and west by the Celtic Sea,[2] to the south by the English Channel, and to the east by the county of Devon, over the River Tamar
River Tamar
which forms most of the border between them. Cornwall forms the westernmost part of the South West Peninsula of the island of Great Britain. The furthest southwestern point of the island is Land's End; the southernmost point is Lizard Point. Cornwall
Cornwall
has a population of 556,000 and covers an area of 3,563 km2 (1,376 sq mi).[3][4][5][6] The county has been administered since 2009 by the unitary authority, Cornwall
Cornwall
Council
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Polperro
Polperro
Polperro
(Cornish: Porthpyra,[1] meaning Pyra's cove) is a large village, civil parish, and fishing harbour within the Polperro Heritage Coastline in south Cornwall, England. It's population sits at around 5,820. Polperro, through which runs the River Pol, is 7 miles (11 km) east of Fowey
Fowey
and 4 miles (6 km) west of the neighbouring town of Looe
Looe
and 25 miles (40 km) west of the major city and naval port of Plymouth
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Sayulita
Sayulita
Sayulita
is a village about 40 km (25 miles) north of downtown Puerto Vallarta in the state of Nayarit, Mexico, with a population of approximately 5,000. It is called by the Mexican government a "Magical Town" for its colorful ambience and richness and convergence of cultures; not only Mexican, but international as well.SayulitaHistory[edit] The pre-Columbian indigenous inhabitants of the area were most likely small bands of the semi-nomadic Cuyuteco which came in contact with Spanish Conquistadores in 1524 for the first time when Fernando Cortes de Buenaventura discovered 100,000 indigenous population split into 40 tribal communities. In 1530, Nuño Beltrán de Guzmán's account of his battle with the Cuyutecos at Valle gave name to the Bay of Banderas, as the natives carried colorful banners. Civic sites identified in the region include Ixtapa, Valle, and Ixtlan del Rio
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Mexico
Coordinates: 23°N 102°W / 23°N 102°W / 23; -102United Mexican States Estados Unidos Mexicanos  (Spanish)FlagCoat of armsAnthem: "Himno Nacional Mexicano" (English: "Mexican National Anthem")Capital and largest city Mexico
Mexico
City 19°26′N 99°08′W / 19.433°N 99.133°W / 19.433; -99.133Official languagesNone at federal level[b] Spanish (de facto)Recognized regional languagesSpanish 68 native languages[1]National language Spanish[b]Religion83% Roman Catholicis
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Industrial Fishing
The fishing industry includes any industry or activity concerned with taking, culturing, processing, preserving, storing, transporting, marketing or selling fish or fish products. It is defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization as including recreational, subsistence and commercial fishing, and the harvesting, processing, and marketing sectors.[2] The commercial activity is aimed at the delivery of fish and other seafood products for human consumption or as input factors in other industrial processes
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Fish Market
A fish market is a marketplace for selling fish products. It can be dedicated to wholesale trade between fishermen and fish merchants, or to the sale of seafood to individual consumers, or to both
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Urbanization
Urbanization
Urbanization
refers to the population shift from rural to urban areas, "the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas", and the ways in which each society adapts to the change.[1] It is predominantly the process by which towns and cities are formed and become larger as more people begin living and working in central areas.[2] The United Nations
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