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World Country Facts:

  1. Cote d'Ivoire Category: Economy - Budget: revenues: .725 billion; expenditures: .082 billion (2008 estimate)

  2. Malta Category: Transportation - Airports - with paved runways: total: 1; over 3,047 m: 1 (2007)

  3. Jan Mayen Category: Geography - Land use (%): arable land: 0%; permanent crops: 0%; other: 100% (2005)

  4. Iran Category: Communications - Internet users: 23 million (2007)

  5. Southern Ocean Category: Geography - Geography - note: the major chokepoint is the Drake Passage between South America and Antarctica; the Polar Front (Antarctic Convergence) is the best natural definition of the northern extent of the Southern Ocean; it is a distinct region at the middle of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current that separates the cold polar surface waters to the south from the warmer waters to the north; the Front and the Current extend entirely around Antarctica, reaching south of 60 degrees south near New Zealand and near 48 degrees south in the far South Atlantic coinciding with the path of the maximum westerly winds

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  1. Equatorial Guinea Category: Military - Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 101,712; females age 16-49: 104,381 (2008 estimate)

  2. Mauritania Category: Transportation - Airports - with paved runways: total: 8; 2,438 to 3,047 m: 3; 1,524 to 2,437 m: 5 (2007)

  3. Dhekelia Category: Economy - Exchange rates: euros (EUR) per US dollar - 0.4286 (2007), 0.46019 (2006), 0.4641 (2005), 0.4686 (2004), 0.5174 (2003)

  4. Kuwait Category: Military - Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 892,816; females age 16-49: 500,540 (2008 estimate)

  5. Cape Verde Category: Economy - Oil - proved reserves (bbl): 0 bbl (1 January 2006 estimate)

Azerbaijan Facts Info Stuff (AZ):

Azerbaijan Latitude Facts: 40.4079411764706 and Azerbaijan Longitude Facts: 48.1423529411765

More World Country Facts:

  1. Vietnam Category: Geography - Geographic coordinates: 16 00 N, 106 00 E

  2. Botswana Category: Economy - Exports: .127 billion f.o.b. (2008 estimate)

  3. Kosovo Category: Economy - GDP (purchasing power parity): billion (2007 estimate)

  4. India Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: since China and India launched a security and foreign policy dialogue in 2005, consolidated discussions related to the dispute over most of their rugged, militarized boundary, regional nuclear proliferation, Indian claims that China transferred missiles to Pakistan, and other matters continue; various talks and confidence-building measures have cautiously begun to defuse tensions over Kashmir, particularly since the October 2005 earthquake in the region; Kashmir nevertheless remains the site of the world's largest and most militarized territorial dispute with portions under the de facto administration of China (Aksai Chin), India (Jammu and Kashmir), and Pakistan (Azad Kashmir and Northern Areas); India and Pakistan have maintained the 2004 cease fire in Kashmir and initiated discussions on defusing the armed stand-off in the Siachen glacier region; Pakistan protests India's fencing the highly militarized Line of Control and construction of the Baglihar Dam on the Chenab River in Jammu and Kashmir, which is part of the larger dispute on water sharing of the Indus River and its tributaries; UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) has maintained a small group of peacekeepers since 1949; India does not recognize Pakistan's ceding historic Kashmir lands to China in 1964; to defuse tensions and prepare for discussions on a maritime boundary, India and Pakistan seek technical resolution of the disputed boundary in Sir Creek estuary at the mouth of the Rann of Kutch in the Arabian Sea; Pakistani maps continue to show its Junagadh claim in Indian Gujarat State; discussions with Bangladesh remain stalled to delimit a small section of river boundary, to exchange territory for 51 Bangladeshi exclaves in India and 111 Indian exclaves in Bangladesh, to allocate divided villages, and to stop illegal cross-border trade, migration, violence, and transit of terrorists through the porous border; Bangladesh protests India's attempts to fence off high-traffic sections of the border; dispute with Bangladesh over New Moore/South Talpatty/Purbasha Island in the Bay of Bengal deters maritime boundary delimitation; India seeks cooperation from Bhutan and Burma to keep Indian Nagaland and Assam separatists from hiding in remote areas along the borders; Joint Border Committee with Nepal continues to examine contested boundary sections, including the 400 square kilometer dispute over the source of the Kalapani River; India maintains a strict border regime to keep out Maoist insurgents and control illegal cross-border activities from Nepal

  5. United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges Category: Geography - Natural hazards: Baker, Howland, and Jarvis Islands: the narrow fringing reef surrounding the island can be a maritime hazard; Kingman Reef: wet or awash most of the time, maximum elevation of less than 2 m makes Kingman Reef a maritime hazard; Midway Islands, Johnston, and Palmyra Atolls: NA

Azerbaijan Regions are: Abseron Agstafa Agsu Baki Beylaqan Fuzuli Goranboy Goycay Haciqabul Ismayilli Kurdamir Naxcivan Qax Sabirabad Saki Salyan Sumqayit Tovuz Ucar Xacmaz Zaqatala

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Bermuda Category: Geography - Area - comparative: about one-third the size of Washington, DC

  2. Congo, Republic of the Category: People - Education expenditures (% of GDP): 1.9% of GDP (2005)

  3. Norfolk Island Category: Geography - Climate: subtropical; mild, little seasonal temperature variation

  4. Pitcairn Islands Category: Government - Legislative branch: unicameral Island Council (10 seats; 5 members elected by popular vote, 1 nominated by the 5 elected members, 2 appointed by the governor including 1 seat for the Island Secretary, the Island Mayor, and a commissioner liaising between the governor and council; elected members serve one-year terms); elections: last held 24 December 2006 (next to be held in December 2007); election results: percent of vote - NA; seats - all independents

  5. Greece Category: Communications - Internet hosts: 1.626 million (2008)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook