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World Country Facts:

  1. Wake Island Category: Geography - Area - comparative: about 11 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

  2. Uruguay Category: People - Ethnic groups (%): white 88%, mestizo 8%, black 4%, Amerindian (practically nonexistent)

  3. France Category: People - HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 120,000 (2003 estimate)

  4. Oman Category: Government - Legislative branch: bicameral Majlis Oman consists of Majlis al-Dawla or upper chamber (70 seats; members appointed by the monarch; has advisory powers only) and Majlis al-Shura or lower chamber (84 seats; members elected by popular vote to serve four-year terms; body has some limited power to propose legislation, but otherwise has only advisory powers); elections: last held 27 October 2007 (next to be held in 2011); election results: new candidates won 46 seats and 38 members of the outgoing Majlis kept their positions; none of the 20 female candidates were elected

  5. Benin Category: Economy - Labor force: 5.38 million (2007 estimate)

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Benin Facts Info Stuff (BJ):

Benin Latitude Facts: 7.40166666666667 and Benin Longitude Facts: 2.44333333333333

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  3. Jarvis 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

  4. Kuwait Category: Military - Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 17,737; female: 18,519 (2008 estimate)

  5. Romania Category: Government - Political parties and leaders: Conservative Party or PC [Daniela POPA] (formerly Humanist Party or PUR); Democratic Liberal Party or PDL [Emil BOC]; Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania or UDMR [Bela MARKO]; National Liberal Party or PNL [Calin POPESCU-TARICEANU]; Romania Mare Party (Greater Romania Party) or PRM [Corneliu Vadim TUDOR]; Social Democratic Party or PSD [Mircea Dan GEOANA] (formerly Party of Social Democracy in Romania or PDSR)

Benin Regions are: Borgou Littoral Oueme

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Netherlands Antilles Category: Transportation - Airports: 5 (2007)

  2. Azerbaijan Category: Geography - Terrain: large, flat Kur-Araz Ovaligi (Kura-Araks Lowland) (much of it below sea level) with Great Caucasus Mountains to the north, Qarabag Yaylasi (Karabakh Upland) in west; Baku lies on Abseron Yasaqligi (Apsheron Peninsula) that juts into Caspian Sea

  3. Trinidad and Tobago Category: Economy - Natural gas - imports (cu m): 0 cu m (2007 estimate)

  4. Burkina Faso Category: Geography - Land boundaries (km): total: 3,193 km; border countries: Benin 306 km, Cote d'Ivoire 584 km, Ghana 549 km, Mali 1,000 km, Niger 628 km, Togo 126 km

  5. Guadeloupe Category: Economy - Exchange rates: euros per US dollar - 0.8041 (2005), 0.8054 (2004), 0.886 (2003), 1.0626 (2002), 1.1175 j (2001)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook