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World Country Facts:

  1. Clipperton Island Category: Geography - Environment - current issues: NA

  2. Denmark Category: Economy - Exports - partners (%): Germany 17.4%, Sweden 14.5%, UK 8%, US 6.1%, Norway 5.7%, France 4.8%, Netherlands 4.8% (2007)

  3. Cocos (Keeling) Islands Category: Economy - Labor force - by occupation (%): note: the Cocos Islands Cooperative Society Ltd. employs construction workers, stevedores, and lighterage workers; tourism employs others

  4. Iles Eparses Category: Geography - Geographic coordinates: Bassas da India: 21 30 S, 39 50 E; Europa Island: 22 20 S, 40 22 E; Glorioso Islands: 11 30 S, 47 20 E; Juan de Nova Island: 17 03 S, 42 45 E; Tromelin Island: 15 52 S, 54 25 E

  5. Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Category: Economy - Oil - imports (bbl/day): 249 bbl/day (2005)

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  3. Albania Category: Government - Flag description: red with a black two-headed eagle in the center

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Albania Facts Info Stuff (AL):

Albania Latitude Facts: 41.224358974359 and Albania Longitude Facts: 19.8869230769231

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  1. Kyrgyzstan Category: Economy - Economy - overview: Kyrgyzstan is a poor, mountainous country with a predominantly agricultural economy. Cotton, tobacco, wool, and meat are the main agricultural products, although only tobacco and cotton are exported in any quantity. Industrial exports include gold, mercury, uranium, natural gas, and electricity. Following independence, Kyrgyzstan was progressive in carrying out market reforms such as an improved regulatory system and land reform. Kyrgyzstan was the first Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) country to be accepted into the World Trade Organization. Much of the government's stock in enterprises has been sold. Drops in production had been severe after the breakup of the Soviet Union in December 1991, but by mid-1995, production began to recover and exports began to increase. The economy is heavily weighted toward gold export and a drop in output at the main Kumtor gold mine sparked a 0.5% decline in GDP in 2002 and a 0.6% decline in 2005. GDP grew more than 6% in 2007, partly due to higher gold prices internationally. The government made steady strides in controlling its substantial fiscal deficit, nearly closing the gap between revenues and expenditures in 2006, before boosting expenditures more than 20% in 2007. The government and international financial institutions have been engaged in a comprehensive medium-term poverty reduction and economic growth strategy. In 2005, Bishkek agreed to pursue much-needed tax reform and, in 2006, became eligible for the heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC) initiative. Progress fighting corruption, further restructuring of domestic industry, and success in attracting foreign investment are keys to future growth.

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Albania Regions are: Berat Diber Durres Elbasan Fier Gjirokaster Korce Kukes Lezhe Shkoder Tirane Vlore

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  4. Clipperton Island Category: Geography - Geography - note: reef 12 km in circumference

  5. Morocco Category: Geography - Environment - current issues: land degradation/desertification (soil erosion resulting from farming of marginal areas, overgrazing, destruction of vegetation); water supplies contaminated by raw sewage; siltation of reservoirs; oil pollution of coastal waters

Source: CIA - The World Factbook