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Difference Between States and Territories
States vs Territories   There  is a difference between states and territories though they are both concerned with land. A country is a vast expanse of land and it can be quite difficult to manage such vast expanses when it comes to governing purpose. As a result, land has been divided into several parts. States... 
Difference Between FBI and US Marshals
FBI vs US Marshals   People who are not familiar with the US law enforcement system may find difficult to identify the difference between FBI and US Marshals. Both, FBI and US Marshals, are law enforcement agencies catching bad guys and producing them in law courts. Perhaps this is one fact that has created confusion... 
Difference Between Babushka and Matryoshka
Babushka vs Matryoshka   A nesting doll is a doll that comes in two halves that can be pulled apart with more increasingly smaller dolls encased within one another. However, when you say nesting doll, one often thinks of Russia. They are the most popular and the most classic form of Russian souvenirs. These dolls... 
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AA vs Pahoehoe   Pahoehoe and AA might sound alien names to you but to those studying volcanoes and their lavas, these are names of two types of lava flows. Lava flow contains molten rocks and both Pahoehoe and AA are basaltic in nature. Both these names are Hawaiian in origin. The compositions of both Pahoehoe... 
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Malaysia vs Indonesia   It is a well known fact that Asia is indeed a melting pot of culture and vibrancy. It is because of this very fact that one finds multitudes of people from all over the world visiting this part of the world, keen to discover its many wonders. However, it is not quite easy to discern... 
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Australia vs America   Each country in the world features very different characteristics from one another in terms of demographics, geography, culture, traditions and many other factors which make a country unique. America and Australia are two such very different countries in the world with differences that... 
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TAKS vs STAAR   STAAR is the new standardized test in the state of Texas that will assess the knowledge and the skills of the students in elementary and secondary school classes from grade 3 to grade 11. It replaces the old standardized assessment test called TAKS. It becomes necessary for students to know... 
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Saxons vs Vikings   Saxons and Vikings were two different tribes of people who are believed to have been dominant in what was to become the United Kingdom later. Both groups of people were Germanic, and there were many similarities between Saxons who were later known as Anglo Saxons and the Vikings though... 
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Site vs Situation   Site and situation are words that are used very commonly in the field of geography while talking about settlements. The growth of a particular settlement hinges upon both its site as well as its situation. There are students of geography and also laymen who remain confused between site... 
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Regional vs National University   • Regional accreditation of a university is based upon location while national accreditation is not region specific, and there is nothing to suggest that national universities are any better or more important than regional universities. • National colleges and universities... 
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Qatar vs Dubai   Dubai is a city within the emirate that has the same name while Qatar is an independent state in West Asia. There are 7 emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, and Dubai is one of them. Dubai city has grown in an exponential manner and is no less beautiful and wealthy than any city... 
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Island vs Continent   Is Australia a continent or an island? Why is Greenland considered an island despite being larger in size than Australia? These are questions that are hard to explain until an individual is aware of the meanings of the terms island and continent. Most people, however, are quick to tell that... 
Difference Between Pacific Time and Mountain Time
Pacific Time vs Mountain Time   • Mountain Time (MT) is ahead of Pacific Time (PT) by an hour • Pacific Standard Time (PST) is GMT/UTC – 8 while Mountain Standard Time (MST) is GMT/UTC – 7 • Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) is GMT/UTC – 7 while Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) is GMT/UTC – 6 USA is a very... 
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Central Time vs Mountain Time   USA is a very large country in terms of both area and population. This is why moving from east to west the country has been divided into 4 time zones namely Eastern Standard Time, Central Standard Time, the Mountain Standard Time, and finally the Pacific Standard Time. Though the... 
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EDT vs EST   The area of the country that is referred to as contiguous United States is divided into 4 time zones of which the time zone that is observed in the eastern most part is referred to as Eastern Time Zone. There are 17 states of the country that fall under this time zone. Interestingly, Eastern Time can... 
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Pound vs Quid   Pound is the currency of Great Britain though the formal name of the currency is Pound Sterling. It is one of the most important and most traded currencies of the world. There is another term quid used for pounds that confuses many people who do not hail from UK. The use of the term quid in... 
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