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World Country Facts:

  1. Netherlands Antilles Category: Introduction - Background: Once the center of the Caribbean slave trade, the island of Curacao was hard hit by the abolition of slavery in 1863. Its prosperity (and that of neighboring Aruba) was restored in the early 20th century with the construction of oil refineries to service the newly discovered Venezuelan oil fields. The island of Saint Martin is shared with France; its southern portion is named Sint Maarten and is part of the Netherlands Antilles; its northern portion, called Saint Martin, is an overseas collectivity of France.

  2. Andorra Category: People - Nationality: noun: Andorran(s); adjective: Andorran

  3. Arctic Ocean Category: Geography - Terrain: central surface covered by a perennial drifting polar icepack that, on average, is about 3 meters thick, although pressure ridges may be three times that thickness; clockwise drift pattern in the Beaufort Gyral Stream, but nearly straight-line movement from the New Siberian Islands (Russia) to Denmark Strait (between Greenland and Iceland); the icepack is surrounded by open seas during the summer, but more than doubles in size during the winter and extends to the encircling landmasses; the ocean floor is about 50% continental shelf (highest percentage of any ocean) with the remainder a central basin interrupted by three submarine ridges (Alpha Cordillera, Nansen Cordillera, and Lomonosov Ridge)

  4. Sudan Category: Geography - Area - comparative: slightly more than one-quarter the size of the US

  5. Libya Category: Geography - Map references: Africa

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  2. Macedonia Category: Government - Government type: parliamentary democracy

  3. South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Category: Geography - Area - comparative: slightly larger than Rhode Island

  4. United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges Category: Geography - Location: Oceania; Baker Island: atoll in the North Pacific Ocean 1,830 nm (3,389 km) southwest of Honolulu, about half way between Hawaii and Australia; Howland Island: island in the North Pacific Ocean 1,815 nm (3,361 km) southwest of Honolulu, about half way between Hawaii and Australia; Jarvis Island: island in the South Pacific Ocean 1,305 nm (2,417 km) south of Honolulu, about half way between Hawaii and Cook Islands; Johnston Atoll: atoll in the North Pacific Ocean 717 nm (1,328 km) southwest of Honolulu, about one-third of the way from Hawaii to the Marshall Islands; Kingman Reef: reef in the North Pacific Ocean 930 nm (1,722 km) south of Honolulu, about half way between Hawaii and American Samoa; Midway Islands: atoll in the North Pacific Ocean 1,260 nm (2,334 km) northwest of Honolulu near the end of the Hawaiian Archipelago, about one-third of the way from Honolulu to Tokyo; Palmyra Atoll: atoll in the North Pacific Ocean 960 nm (1,778 km) south of Honolulu, about half way between Hawaii and American Samoa

  5. Israel Category: Transportation - Pipelines (km): gas 176 km; oil 442 km; refined products 261 km (2008)

Bulgaria Facts Info Stuff (BG):

Bulgaria Latitude Facts: 42.7513465783664 and Bulgaria Longitude Facts: 25.3156291390728

More World Country Facts:

  1. Midway Islands Category: People - Population: no indigenous inhabitants; approximately 40 people make up the staff of US Fish and Wildlife Service and their services contractor living at the atoll (July 2007 estimate)

  2. Turkmenistan Category: Economy - Imports: .291 billion f.o.b. (2008 estimate)

  3. Gambia, The Category: Economy - GDP (official exchange rate): 9 million (2008 estimate)

  4. Belize Category: Geography - Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural): total: 0.15 cu km/yr (7%/73%/20%); per capita: 556 cu m/yr (2000)

  5. American Samoa Category: Communications - Telephone system: general assessment: NA; domestic: good telex, telegraph, facsimile, and cellular telephone services; domestic satellite system with 1 Comsat earth station; international: country code - 1-684; satellite earth station - 1 (Intelsat-Pacific Ocean)

Bulgaria Regions are: Blagoevgrad Burgas Dobrich Gabrovo Grad Sofiya Khaskovo Kurdzhali Kyustendil Lovech Mikhaylovgrad Montana Pazardzhik Pernik Pleven Plovdiv Razgrad Ruse Shumen Silistra Sliven Smolyan Sofiya Stara Zagora Turgovishte Varna Veliko Turnovo Vidin Vratsa Yambol

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Iraq Category: People - Life expectancy at birth (years): total population: 69.62 years; male: 68.32 years; female: 70.99 years (2008 estimate)

  2. India Category: Government - Legal system: based on English common law; judicial review of legislative acts; accepts compulsory ICJ jurisdiction with reservations; separate personal law codes apply to Muslims, Christians, and Hindus

  3. Qatar Category: Geography - Climate: arid; mild, pleasant winters; very hot, humid summers

  4. Netherlands Antilles Category: Economy - Oil - exports (bbl/day): 206,900 bbl/day (2005)

  5. Paraguay Category: Economy - Debt - external: .487 billion (31 December 2008 estimate)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook