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Revista Geográfica is a publication of the Instituto Panamericano de Geografía e Historia (IPGH).

The IPGH is an international, scientific and technical organ of Organization of the American States (OAS). It was created on February 7, 1928 during the VI International Conference celebrated in La Habana, Cuba at the Ministerial level of OAS. The seat of the Institute was established in Mexico City. In 1949, the Institute signed an agreement with the Council of the Organization of American States and it became its first specialized organ. The IPGH has been advanced by distinguished investigators and scientists, as well as authorities at the highest levels in the member states. Members include: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, the United States of America, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela. The category of Permanent Observer of the IPGH also exists; Spain, France, Israel and Jamaica have this status.

The IPGH has supported and contributed to the advance of specialized knowledge in the areas of cartography, geography, history and geophysics. With the purpose of maintaining permanent communications to follow up new developments to the investigators and scientific institutions of the member states it has created journals focused in each of the mentioned areas. The institute publishes the Revista Geográfica with the support of an assigned budget from their Commission of Geography. The journal has relationships with National and Military Geographic Institutes of America. It also has presence in respected education and research centers related to Geography and the generation, handling and management of geospacial information.

Revista Geográfica deals with aspects related to the regionalization, the territorial ordering, multi-temporary studies of the environment, application of the geospacial information for sustainable development and use in the mitigation of the effects caused by disasters as well as the planning for its prevention. Its articles are created and mainly intended for students and professionals of the States Members. The journal receives and publishes contributions in Spanish, English, French and Portuguese.

Revista Geográfica has published twice a year since 1941. The papers are received by the Publishing Committee and the journal is printed and distributed from Mexico, either by subscription or by exchange with diverse academic institutions around the world. It is also available online in LatAm-Studies Full Text.

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