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World Country Facts:

  1. British Indian Ocean Territory Category: Military - Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the UK; the US lease on Diego Garcia expires in 2016

  2. Cote d'Ivoire Category: Government - National holiday: Independence Day, 7 August (1960)

  3. Burundi Category: Economy - GDP - composition by sector (%): agriculture: 32.9%; industry: 21.3%; services: 45.8% (2008 estimate)

  4. Poland Category: Government - Capital: name: Warsaw; geographic coordinates: 52 15 N, 21 00 E; time difference: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time); daylight saving time: +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October

  5. Johnston Atoll Category: Geography - Geography - note: strategic location in the North Pacific Ocean; Johnston Island and Sand Island are natural islands, which have been expanded by coral dredging; North Island (Akau) and East Island (Hikina) are manmade islands formed from coral dredging; the egg-shaped reef is 34 km in circumference; closed to the public; a former US nuclear weapons test site; site of now-closed Johnston Atoll Chemical Agent Disposal System (JACADS); most facilities dismantled and cleanup complete in 2004; some low-growing vegetation

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  1. Guyana Category: Government - Legislative branch: unicameral National Assembly (65 seats; members elected by popular vote, also not more than 4 non-elected non-voting ministers and 2 non-elected non-voting parliamentary secretaries appointed by the president; to serve five-year terms); elections: last held 28 August 2006 (next to be held by August 2011); election results: percent of vote by party - PPP/C 54.6%, PNC/R 34%, AFC 8.1%, other 3.3%; seats by party - PPP/C 36, PNC/R 22, AFC 5, other 2

  2. Mexico Category: Geography - Location: Middle America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, between Belize and the US and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and the US

  3. Northern Mariana Islands Category: Government - Judicial branch: Commonwealth Supreme Court; Superior Court; Federal District Court

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

  5. India Category: Military - Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 231,161,111; females age 16-49: 236,633,962 (2008 estimate)

Belize Facts Info Stuff (BZ):

Belize Latitude Facts: 17.2991666666667 and Belize Longitude Facts: -88.5575

More World Country Facts:

  1. Namibia Category: Geography - Geography - note: first country in the world to incorporate the protection of the environment into its constitution; some 14% of the land is protected, including virtually the entire Namib Desert coastal strip

  2. Grenada Category: People - HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%): NA

  3. Northern Mariana Islands Category: Economy - Electricity - consumption (kWh): NA kWh

  4. Portugal Category: Government - International organization participation: ADB (nonregional members), AfDB (nonregional members), Australia Group, BIS, CE, CERN, CPLP, EAPC, EBRD, EIB, EMU, ESA, EU, FAO, IADB, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICC, ICCt, ICRM, IDA, IEA, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, IHO, ILO, IMF, IMO, IMSO, Interpol, IOC, IOM, IPU, ISO, ITSO, ITU, ITUC, LAIA (observer), MIGA, NAM (guest), NATO, NEA, NSG, OAS (observer), OECD, OPCW, OSCE, PCA, Schengen Convention, SECI (observer), UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNHCR, UNIDO, UNIFIL, Union Latina, UNMIT, UNWTO, UPU, WCL, WCO, WEU, WFTU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO, ZC

  5. Turks and Caicos Islands Category: People - Net migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population): 9.48 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 estimate)

Belize Regions are: Belize Cayo Corozal Orange Walk Stann Creek Toledo

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Dhekelia Category: Government - Legal system: the Sovereign Base Area Administration has its own court system to deal with civil and criminal matters; laws applicable to the Cypriot population are, as far as possible, the same as the laws of the Republic of Cyprus

  2. Jamaica Category: People - Ethnic groups (%): black 91.2%, mixed 6.2%, other or unknown 2.6% (2001 census)

  3. Croatia Category: Economy - Labor force: 1.781 million (2008)

  4. Australia Category: Communications - Internet hosts: 11.134 million (2008)

  5. Turkmenistan Category: Government - Administrative divisions: 5 provinces (welayatlar, singular - welayat) and 1 independent city*: Ahal Welayaty (Anew), Ashgabat*, Balkan Welayaty (Balkanabat), Dashoguz Welayaty, Lebap Welayaty (Turkmenabat), Mary Welayaty; note: administrative divisions have the same names as their administrative centers (exceptions have the administrative center name following in parentheses)

Source: CIA - The World Factbook