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World Country Facts:

  1. Sudan Category: Communications - Telephones - main lines in use: 345,200 (2007)

  2. Mali Category: Military - Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 144,293; female: 136,381 (2008 estimate)

  3. Marshall Islands Category: Economy - GDP - composition by sector (%): agriculture: 31.7%; industry: 14.9%; services: 53.4% (2004 estimate)

  4. Antarctica Category: Geography - Environment - current issues: in 1998, NASA satellite data showed that the Antarctic ozone hole was the largest on record, covering 27 million square kilometers; researchers in 1997 found that increased ultraviolet light passing through the hole damages the DNA of icefish, an Antarctic fish lacking hemoglobin; ozone depletion earlier was shown to harm one-celled Antarctic marine plants; in 2002, significant areas of ice shelves disintegrated in response to regional warming

  5. Philippines Category: Introduction - Background: The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected president and was tasked with preparing the country for independence after a 10-year transition. In 1942 the islands fell under Japanese occupation during World War II, and US forces and Filipinos fought together during 1944-45 to regain control. On 4 July 1946 the Republic of the Philippines attained its independence. The 20-year rule of Ferdinand MARCOS ended in 1986, when a "people power" movement in Manila ("EDSA 1") forced him into exile and installed Corazon AQUINO as president. Her presidency was hampered by several coup attempts, which prevented a return to full political stability and economic development. Fidel RAMOS was elected president in 1992 and his administration was marked by greater stability and progress on economic reforms. In 1992, the US closed its last military bases on the islands. Joseph ESTRADA was elected president in 1998, but was succeeded by his vice-president, Gloria MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, in January 2001 after ESTRADA's stormy impeachment trial on corruption charges broke down and another "people power" movement ("EDSA 2") demanded his resignation. MACAPAGAL-ARROYO was elected to a six-year term as president in May 2004. The Philippine Government faces threats from three terrorist groups on the US Government's Foreign Terrorist Organization list, but in 2006 and 2007 scored some major successes in capturing or killing key wanted terrorists. Decades of Muslim insurgency in the southern Philippines have led to a peace accord with one group and an ongoing cease-fire and peace talks with another.

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  1. Mauritius Category: Economy - Budget: revenues: .866 billion; expenditures: .243 billion; including capital expenditures of $NA (2008 estimate)

  2. Saudi Arabia Category: Government - Legal system: based on Shari'a law, several secular codes have been introduced; commercial disputes handled by special committees; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction

  3. Bhutan Category: Transportation - Roadways (km): total: 8,050 km; paved: 4,991 km; unpaved: 3,059 km (2003)

  4. Pacific Ocean Category: Geography - Map references: Political Map of the World

  5. New Zealand Category: Government - National holiday: Waitangi Day (Treaty of Waitangi established British sovereignty over New Zealand), 6 February (1840); ANZAC Day (commemorated as the anniversary of the landing of troops of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps during World War I at Gallipoli, Turkey), 25 April (1915)

Cambodia Facts Info Stuff (KH):

Cambodia Latitude Facts: 11.4775 and Cambodia Longitude Facts: 104.732

More World Country Facts:

  1. Saint Kitts and Nevis Category: Government - Capital: name: Basseterre; geographic coordinates: 17 18 N, 62 43 W; time difference: UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

  2. Korea, North Category: Economy - Oil - proved reserves (bbl): NA bbl

  3. Comoros Category: Economy - GDP - per capita (PPP): ,100 (2008 estimate)

  4. New Zealand Category: People - Population below poverty line (%): NA%

  5. Fiji Category: People - Nationality: noun: Fijian(s); adjective: Fijian

Cambodia Regions are: Batdambang Kampong Chhnang Kampong Thum Kampot Kandal Koh Kong Phnum Penh Svay Rieng Takeo

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Colombia Category: Government - Diplomatic representation in the US: chief of mission: Ambassador Carolina BARCO Isakson; chancery: 2118 Leroy Place NW, Washington, DC 20008; telephone: [1] (202) 387-8338; FAX: [1] (202) 232-8643; consulate(s) general: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco, San Juan (Puerto Rico), Washington, DC

  2. Bangladesh Category: Economy - Electricity - consumption (kWh): 21.37 billion kWh (2006 estimate)

  3. United Kingdom Category: Transportation - Merchant marine: total: 518; by type: bulk carrier 33, cargo 67, carrier 5, chemical tanker 61, container 180, liquefied gas 18, passenger 10, passenger/cargo 67, petroleum tanker 23, refrigerated cargo 12, roll on/roll off 24, vehicle carrier 18; foreign-owned: 264 (Cyprus 2, Denmark 62, Finland 1, France 23, Germany 76, Hong Kong 2, Ireland 1, Italy 5, Japan 4, NZ 1, Norway 31, South Africa 3, Spain 1, Sweden 17, Switzerland 1, Taiwan 11, Turkey 2, UAE 9, US 12); registered in other countries: 391 (Algeria 11, Antigua and Barbuda 9, Argentina 4, Australia 5, Bahamas 56, Barbados 9, Belize 5, Bermuda 3, Brunei 1, Cape Verde 1, Cayman Islands 3, Cyprus 19, Gibraltar 2, Greece 32, Hong Kong 39, India 2, Italy 7, South Korea 1, Liberia 20, Luxembourg 8, Malta 19, Marshall Islands 18, Netherlands 2, Norway 5, Panama 59, Saint Kitts and Nevis 3, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 14, Sierra Leone 2, Singapore 17, Slovakia 1, Spain 5, Sweden 2, Thailand 5, Tonga 1, US 1) (2008)

  4. Somalia Category: Government - Constitution: 25 August 1979, presidential approval 23 September 1979; note: the formation of transitional governing institutions, known as the Transitional Federal Government, is currently ongoing

  5. Jarvis Island Category: Geography - Maritime claims: territorial sea: 12 nm; exclusive economic zone: 200 nm



Source: CIA - The World Factbook