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Antigua and Barbuda Latitude Facts: 17.1213333333333 and Antigua and Barbuda Longitude Facts: -61.8086666666667

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  2. Bahrain Category: Government - Diplomatic representation in the US: chief of mission: Ambassador Houda Ezra Ibrahim NUNU; chancery: 3502 International Drive NW, Washington, DC 20008; telephone: [1] (202) 342-1111; FAX: [1] (202) 362-2192; consulate(s) general: New York

  3. Uganda Category: Government - Capital: name: Kampala; geographic coordinates: 0 19 N, 32 25 E; time difference: UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

  4. Luxembourg Category: Government - Legislative branch: unicameral Chamber of Deputies or Chambre des Deputes (60 seats; members are elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms); elections: last held 13 June 2004 (next to be held by June 2009); election results: percent of vote by party - CSV 36.1%, LSAP 23.4%, DP 16.1%, Green Party 11.6%, ADR 10%, other 2.8%; seats by party - CSV 24, LSAP 14, DP 10, Green Party 7, ADR 5; note: there is also a Council of State that serves as an advisory body to the Chamber of Deputies; the Council of State has 21 members appointed by the Grand Duke on the advice of the prime minister

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Antigua and Barbuda Regions are: Barbuda Saint George Saint John Saint Mary Saint Paul Saint Peter Saint Philip

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