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World Country Facts:

  1. Canada Category: Transnational Issues - Illicit drugs: illicit producer of cannabis for the domestic drug market and export to US; use of hydroponics technology permits growers to plant large quantities of high-quality marijuana indoors; increasing ecstasy production, some of which is destined for the US; vulnerable to narcotics money laundering because of its mature financial services sector

  2. Bulgaria Category: Economy - Public debt (% of GDP): 16.7% of GDP (2008)

  3. Cote d'Ivoire Category: People - Major infectious diseases: degree of risk: very high; food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever; vectorborne diseases: malaria and yellow fever; water contact: schistosomiasis; animal contact disease: rabies; note: highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been identified in this country; it poses a negligible risk with extremely rare cases possible among US citizens who have close contact with birds (2008)

  4. Sierra Leone Category: Economy - Labor force: 1.369 million (1981 estimate)

  5. Cyprus Category: Geography - Location: Middle East, island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey

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  2. Christmas Island Category: Economy - Fiscal year: 1 July - 30 June

  3. Cape Verde Category: Transportation - Airports - with paved runways: total: 8; over 3,047 m: 1; 1,524 to 2,437 m: 2; 914 to 1,523 m: 4; under 914 m: 1 (2007)

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Afghanistan Facts Info Stuff (AF):

Afghanistan Latitude Facts: 34.4514814814815 and Afghanistan Longitude Facts: 67.9811111111111

More World Country Facts:

  1. Maldives Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: none

  2. Panama Category: Government - Government type: constitutional democracy

  3. Spain Category: Geography - Climate: temperate; clear, hot summers in interior, more moderate and cloudy along coast; cloudy, cold winters in interior, partly cloudy and cool along coast

  4. Sri Lanka Category: Economy - Market value of publicly traded shares: .32 billion (31 December 2008 estimate)

  5. Dominica Category: Economy - Oil - exports (bbl/day): 0 bbl/day (2005)

Afghanistan Regions are: Badakhshan Baghlan Bamian Herat Kabol Kandahar Konar Kondoz Lowgar Nangarhar Nurestan Paktia Parvan Samangan Sar-e Pol Takhar Vardak Zabol

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Ghana Category: Economy - Electricity - production (kWh): 8.204 billion kWh (2006 estimate)

  2. Andorra Category: Military - Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 412; female: 395 (2008 estimate)

  3. Greece Category: Economy - Electricity - exports (kWh): 269 million kWh (2007 estimate)

  4. Belize Category: Transportation - Merchant marine: total: 216; by type: barge carrier 1, bulk carrier 32, cargo 152, chemical tanker 2, container 1, passenger 1, petroleum tanker 9, refrigerated cargo 12, roll on/roll off 5, specialized tanker 1; foreign-owned: 178 (Australia 1, China 71, Croatia 2, Cyprus 1, Estonia 6, Greece 1, Iceland 2, Italy 3, Japan 8, South Korea 1, Latvia 12, Norway 3, Peru 1, Russia 31, Singapore 2, Spain 1, Turkey 15, Ukraine 7, UAE 5, UK 5) (2008)

  5. Portugal Category: Government - Political parties and leaders: Democratic and Social Center/Popular Party or CDS/PP [Paulo PORTAS]; Green Ecologist Party (The Greens) or PEV [leadership commission elected by members]; Portuguese Communist Party or PCP [Jeronimo DE SOUSA]; Portuguese Socialist Party or PS [Jose SOCRATES Carvalho Pinto de Sousa]; Social Democratic Party or PSD [Luis Filipe MENEZES]; The Left Bloc or BE [Franciso Anacleto LOUCA]; Unitarian Democratic Coalition or CDU [Jeronimo DE SOUSA] (includes PCP and PEV)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook