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  1. Congo, Republic of the Category: Government - Executive branch: chief of state: President Denis SASSOU-NGUESSO (since 25 October 1997, following the civil war in which he toppled elected president Pascal LISSOUBA);; head of government: Prime Minister Isidore MVOUBA (since 7 January 2005); cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed by the president; elections: president elected by popular vote for a seven-year term (eligible for a second term); election last held 10 March 2002 (next to be held in 2009); election results: Denis SASSOU-NGUESSO reelected president; percent of vote - Denis SASSOU-NGUESSO 89.4%, Joseph Kignoumbi Kia MBOUNGOU 2.7%

  2. Malaysia Category: Economy - Reserves of foreign exchange and gold: 4.4 billion (31 December 2008 estimate)

  3. Tromelin Island Category: Geography - Geographic coordinates: 15 52 S, 54 25 E

  4. Bolivia Category: Government - Country name: conventional long form: Republic of Bolivia; conventional short form: Bolivia; local long form: Republica de Bolivia; local short form: Bolivia

  5. Iceland Category: Communications - Telephones - main lines in use: 186,700 (2007)

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  1. South Africa Category: Economy - Fiscal year: 1 April - 31 March

  2. Northern Mariana Islands Category: Government - Dependency status: commonwealth in political union with the US; federal funds to the Commonwealth administered by the US Department of the Interior, Office of Insular Affairs

  3. Bassas da India Category: Geography - Land use (%): arable land: 0%; permanent crops: 0%; other: 100% (all rock) (2005)

  4. Chad Category: Economy - Exports - partners (%): US 89.5%, Japan 3.7%, China 3.4% (2007)

  5. Swaziland Category: People - Median age (years): total: 18.7 years; male: 18 years; female: 19.4 years (2008 estimate)

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Bhutan Latitude Facts: 27.2533333333333 and Bhutan Longitude Facts: 89.4633333333333

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  1. Sudan Category: Economy - Market value of publicly traded shares: $NA

  2. Atlantic Ocean Category: Geography - Map references: Political Map of the World

  3. Italy Category: Communications - Telephone system: general assessment: modern, well developed, fast; fully automated telephone, telex, and data services; domestic: high-capacity cable and microwave radio relay trunks; international: country code - 39; a series of submarine cables provide links to Asia, Middle East, Europe, North Africa, and US; satellite earth stations - 3 Intelsat (with a total of 5 antennas - 3 for Atlantic Ocean and 2 for Indian Ocean), 1 Inmarsat (Atlantic Ocean region), and NA Eutelsat

  4. Egypt Category: Government - Legislative branch: bicameral system consists of the People's Assembly or Majlis al-Sha'b (454 seats; 444 elected by popular vote, 10 appointed by the president; members serve five-year terms) and the Advisory Council or Majlis al-Shura that traditionally functions only in a consultative role but 2007 constitutional amendments could grant the Council new powers (264 seats; 176 elected by popular vote, 88 appointed by the president; members serve six-year terms; mid-term elections for half of the elected members); elections: People's Assembly - three-phase voting - last held 7 and 20 November, 1 December 2005;(next to be held November-December 2010); Advisory Council - last held June 2007 (next to be held May-June 2010); election results: People's Assembly - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - NDP 311, NWP 6, Tagammu 2, Tomorrow Party 1, independents 112 (12 seats to be determined by rerun elections, 10 seats appointed by President); Advisory Council - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - NDP 84, Tagammu 1, independents 3

  5. Germany Category: People - Population below poverty line (%): 11% (2001 estimate)

Bhutan Regions are: Chhukha Paro Thimphu

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  1. Laos Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: Southeast Asian states have enhanced border surveillance to check the spread of avian flu; talks continue on completion of demarcation with Thailand but disputes remain over islands in the Mekong River; concern among Mekong Commission members that China's construction of dams on the Mekong River will affect water levels

  2. Lesotho Category: People - Age structure (%): 0-14 years: 35.3% (male 377,784/female 372,840); 15-64 years: 59.8% (male 621,687/female 649,981); 65 years and over: 5% (male 42,348/female 63,540) (2008 estimate)

  3. Slovenia Category: Communications - Telephones - mobile cellular: 1.928 million (2007)

  4. Tonga Category: Economy - Debt - external: .7 million (2004)

  5. Norway Category: Government - Legal system: mixture of customary law, civil law system, and common law traditions; Supreme Court renders advisory opinions to legislature when asked; accepts compulsory ICJ jurisdiction with reservations



Source: CIA - The World Factbook