[Vocabulary] The directions of the world

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Birne

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Hi,
I have a problem with the direction of the world. I don't know how to use them or I am not sure. Could anyone help me? I have written some sentences, and I am not sure of them... Please correct if necessary.


  1. There are large mountains at/in the north.
  2. My country has large and modern cities in/at the south.
  3. The highest peak is in/at the north (of the country).
  4. At/In the west[of a country], there is an ocean which spreads for miles.
  5. Slovakia has beautiful mountains and high peaks at the north.
 
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bhaisahab

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Hi,
I have a problem with the direction of the world. I don't know how to use them or I am not sure. Could anyone help me. I have written some sentences, and I am no sure of them... Please correct if necessary.


  1. There are large mountains at/in the north.
  2. My country has large and modern cities in/at the south.
  3. The highest peak is in/at the north (of the country).
  4. At/In the west[of a country], there is an ocean which spreads for miles.
  5. Slovakia has beautiful mountains and high peaks at the north.

Use "in" or "to" for all of them.
 

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"At" is incorrect in all your examples.
 

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1. The Karlsgrad Desert lies to the north of Burgovia.
2. The Karlsgrad Desert lies in the north of Burgovia.

in #1, the desert is not in Burgovia. You have to leave Burgovia and go north to find the desert.
in #2, the desert is in Burgovia, in the northern part.
 
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