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  1. Cyprus Category: Government - Executive branch: chief of state: President Dimitris CHRISTOFIAS (since 28 February 2008); note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government; post of vice president is currently vacant; under the 1960 constitution, the post is reserved for a Turkish Cypriot; head of government: President Dimitris CHRISTOFIAS (since 28 February 2008); cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed jointly by the president and vice president; elections: president elected by popular vote for a five-year term; election last held 17 and 24 February 2008 (next to be held in February 2013); election results: Dimitris CHRISTOFIAS elected president; percent of vote (first round) - Ioannis KASOULIDIS 33.5%, Dimitris CHRISTOFIAS 33.3%, Tassos PAPADOPOULOS 31.8%; (second round) Dimitris CHRISTOFIAS 53.4%, Ioannis KASOULIDIS 46.6%; note: Mehmet Ali TALAT became "president" of the "TRNC", 24 April 2005, after "presidential" elections on 17 April 2005; results - Mehmet Ali TALAT 55.6%, Dervis EROGLU 22.7%; Ferdi Sabit SOYER is "TRNC prime minister" and heads the Council of Ministers (cabinet) in coalition with "Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister" Turgay AVCI

  2. Sudan Category: Government - Diplomatic representation from the US: chief of mission: Ambassador (vacant); Charge d'Affaires Alberto M. Fernandez; embassy: Sharia Ali Abdul Latif Avenue, Khartoum; mailing address: P. O. Box 699, Khartoum; APO AE 09829; telephone: [249] (183) 774701/2/3; FAX: [249] (183) 774137; note: US Consul in Cairo provides backup service for Khartoum

  3. Kingman Reef Category: Geography - Area (sq km): total: 1 sq km; land: 1 sq km; water: 0 sq km

  4. Nauru Category: Communications - Television broadcast stations: 1 (1997)

  5. Kiribati Category: Geography - Location: Oceania, group of 33 coral atolls in the Pacific Ocean, straddling the Equator; the capital Tarawa is about half way between Hawaii and Australia; note - on 1 January 1995, Kiribati proclaimed that all of its territory lies in the same time zone as its Gilbert Islands group (UTC +12) even though the Phoenix Islands and the Line Islands under its jurisdiction lie on the other side of the International Date Line

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  1. Philippines Category: Military - Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 23,547,252; females age 16-49: 23,177,487 (2008 estimate)

  2. Kuwait Category: Transportation - Roadways (km): total: 5,749 km; paved: 4,887 km; unpaved: 862 km (2004)

  3. Angola Category: People - Religions (%): indigenous beliefs 47%, Roman Catholic 38%, Protestant 15% (1998 estimate)

  4. Madagascar Category: Economy - GDP - per capita (PPP): ,100 (2008 estimate)

  5. Antigua and Barbuda Category: People - Total fertility rate (children born/woman): 2.08 children born/woman (2008 estimate)

Australia Facts Info Stuff (AU):

Australia Latitude Facts: -33.2312376237622 and Australia Longitude Facts: 144.977877475249

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  1. Isle of Man Category: Government - Legislative branch: bicameral Tynwald consists of the Legislative Council (11 seats; members composed of the President of Tynwald, the Lord Bishop of Sodor and Man, a nonvoting attorney general, and 8 others named by the House of Keys) and the House of Keys (24 seats; members are elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms); elections: House of Keys - last held 23 November 2006 (next to be held in November 2011); election results: House of Keys - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Liberal Vannin Party 2, Man Labor Party 1, independents 21

  2. Saint Lucia Category: Economy - Oil - consumption (bbl/day): 2,780 bbl/day (2006 estimate)

  3. Hong Kong Category: Geography - Map references: Southeast Asia

  4. Colombia Category: People - Sex ratio (male(s)/female): at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female; under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female; 15-64 years: 0.95 male(s)/female; 65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female; total population: 0.9225 male(s)/female (2008 estimate)

  5. Howland Island Category: Geography - Geographic coordinates: 0 48 N, 176 38 W

Australia Regions are: Australian Capital Territory New South Wales Northern Territory Queensland South Australia Tasmania Victoria Western Australia

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Dominica Category: Government - International organization participation: ACCT, ACP, C, Caricom, CDB, FAO, G-77, IBRD, ICCt, ICRM, IDA, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, ILO, IMF, IMO, Interpol, IOC, ISO (subscriber), ITU, ITUC, MIGA, NAM, OAS, OECS, OIF, OPANAL, OPCW, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO, UPU, WCL, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO

  2. Korea, North Category: Military - Military expenditures (% of GDP): NA

  3. Bhutan Category: People - Population: 682,321; note: the Factbook population estimate is consistent with the first modern census of Bhutan, conducted in 2005; previous Factbook population estimates for this country, which were on the order of three times the total population reported here, were based on Bhutanese government publications that did not include the census (July 2008 estimate)

  4. Indonesia Category: Economy - GDP - real growth rate (%): 5.9% (2008 estimate)

  5. Burundi Category: Military - Military expenditures (% of GDP): 5.9% of GDP (2006 estimate)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook