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World Country Facts:

  1. Christmas Island Category: People - Net migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population): NA (2008 estimate)

  2. Mali Category: Geography - Land use (%): arable land: 3.76%; permanent crops: 0.03%; other: 96.21% (2005)

  3. Palmyra Atoll Category: Geography - Area - comparative: about 20 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

  4. Johnston Atoll Category: Government - Dependency status: unincorporated territory of the US; administered from Honolulu, HI, by Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, and the Fish and Wildlife Service of the US Department of the Interior as part of the National Wildlife Refuge system

  5. Puerto Rico Category: People - Population: 3,958,128 (July 2008 estimate)

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Random World Country Facts:

  1. 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

  2. Gibraltar Category: Economy - Economy - overview: Self-sufficient Gibraltar benefits from an extensive shipping trade, offshore banking, and its position as an international conference center. The British military presence has been sharply reduced and now contributes about 7% to the local economy, compared with 60% in 1984. The financial sector, tourism (almost 5 million visitors in 1998), shipping services fees, and duties on consumer goods also generate revenue. The financial sector, the shipping sector, and tourism each contribute 25%-30% of GDP. Telecommunications accounts for another 10%. In recent years, Gibraltar has seen major structural change from a public to a private sector economy, but changes in government spending still have a major impact on the level of employment.

  3. Pitcairn Islands Category: Geography - Environment - current issues: deforestation (only a small portion of the original forest remains because of burning and clearing for settlement)

  4. Slovakia Category: Government - Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal

  5. Turkmenistan Category: Economy - Debt - external: .4 billion to billion (2004 estimate)

Belgium Facts Info Stuff (BE):

Belgium Latitude Facts: 50.702068014706 and Belgium Longitude Facts: 4.51444852941174

More World Country Facts:

  1. Kingman Reef Category: Transportation - Airports: lagoon was used as a halfway station between Hawaii and American Samoa by Pan American Airways for flying boats in 1937 and 1938 (2006)

  2. Baker Island Category: Government - Dependency status: unincorporated territory of the US; administered from Washington, DC, by the Fish and Wildlife Service of the US Department of the Interior as part of the National Wildlife Refuge system

  3. Palau Category: Economy - Exchange rates: the US dollar is used

  4. Croatia Category: Economy - GDP (purchasing power parity): .36 billion (2008 estimate)

  5. Jarvis Island Category: Geography - Geographic coordinates: 0 22 S, 160 01 W

Belgium Regions are: Antwerpen Brabant Brabant Wallon Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Hainaut Liege Limburg Luxembourg Namur Oost-Vlaanderen Vlaams-Brabant West-Vlaanderen

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Nigeria Category: Government - Political pressure groups and leaders: Academic Staff Union for Universities or ASUU; Campaign for Democrary or CD; Civil Liberties Organization or CLO; Committee for the Defense of Human Rights or CDHR; Constitutional Right Project or CRP; Human Right Africa; National Association of Democratic Lawyers or NADL; National Association of Nigerian Students or NANS; Nigerian Bar Association or NBA; Nigerian Labor Congress or NLC; Nigerian Medical Association or NMA; the Press; Universal Defenders of Democracy or UDD

  2. Baker Island Category: Geography - Geographic coordinates: 0 13 N, 176 28 W

  3. Chile Category: Geography - Map references: South America

  4. Monaco Category: Geography - Maritime claims: territorial sea: 12 nm; exclusive economic zone: 12 nm

  5. Paraguay Category: Transportation - Railways (km): total: 36 km; standard gauge: 36 km 1.435-m gauge (2006)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook