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World Country Facts:

  1. Belarus Category: Government - Legal system: based on civil law system; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction

  2. Atlantic Ocean Category: Transportation - Transportation - note: Kiel Canal and Saint Lawrence Seaway are two important waterways; significant domestic commercial and recreational use of Intracoastal Waterway on central and south Atlantic seaboard and Gulf of Mexico coast of US; the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial waters of littoral states and offshore Atlantic waters as high risk for piracy and armed robbery against ships, particularly in the Gulf of Guinea off West Africa, the east coast of Brazil, and the Caribbean Sea; numerous commercial vessels have been attacked and hijacked both at anchor and while underway; hijacked vessels are often disguised and cargoes stolen; crews have been robbed and stores or cargoes stolen

  3. Wake Island Category: Transportation - Transportation - note: there are no commercial or civilian flights to and from Wake Island, except in direct support of island missions; emergency landing is available

  4. Taiwan Category: Economy - Exports - commodities (%): electronics, flat panels, machinery, metals, textiles, plastics, chemicals, auto parts (2008)

  5. Uzbekistan Category: Economy - Oil - production (bbl/day): 99,260 bbl/day (2007 estimate)

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Random World Country Facts:

  1. Congo, Republic of the Category: Geography - Environment - current issues: air pollution from vehicle emissions; water pollution from the dumping of raw sewage; tap water is not potable; deforestation

  2. Uruguay Category: Economy - GDP (official exchange rate): .3 billion (2008 estimate)

  3. Sri Lanka Category: Government - Diplomatic representation in the US: chief of mission: Ambassador Bernard GOONETILLEKE; chancery: 2148 Wyoming Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008; telephone: [1] (202) 483-4025 (through 4028); FAX: [1] (202) 232-7181; consulate(s) general: Los Angeles; consulate(s): New York

  4. World Category: Economy - Industries: dominated by the onrush of technology, especially in computers, robotics, telecommunications, and medicines and medical equipment; most of these advances take place in OECD nations; only a small portion of non-OECD countries have succeeded in rapidly adjusting to these technological forces; the accelerated development of new industrial (and agricultural) technology is complicating already grim environmental problems

  5. Venezuela Category: Military - Military service age and obligation (years of age): 18-30 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; 30-month conscript service obligation - all citizens 18-50 years old are obligated to register for military service (2008)

Canada Facts Info Stuff (CA):

Canada Latitude Facts: 49.0887442773053 and Canada Longitude Facts: -88.7655559189008

More World Country Facts:

  1. Seychelles Category: Economy - Natural gas - consumption (cu m): 0 cu m (2007 estimate)

  2. Martinique Category: Geography - Irrigated land (sq km): 70 sq km (2003)

  3. Tuvalu Category: Geography - Land boundaries (km): 0 km

  4. Saint Martin Category: Geography - Location: island 300 km southeast of Puerto Rico

  5. Puerto Rico Category: People - Life expectancy at birth (years): total population: 78.58 years; male: 74.64 years; female: 82.73 years (2008 estimate)

Canada Regions are: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon Territory

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Coral Sea Islands Category: Introduction - Background: Scattered over more than three-quarters of a million square kilometers of ocean, the Coral Sea Islands were declared a territory of Australia in 1969. They are uninhabited except for a small meteorological staff on the Willis Islets. Automated weather stations, beacons, and a lighthouse occupy many other islands and reefs.

  2. Hong Kong Category: Geography - Land use (%): arable land: 5.05%; permanent crops: 1.01%; other: 93.94% (2001)

  3. Western Sahara Category: Economy - Electricity - imports (kWh): 0 kWh (2007 estimate)

  4. Equatorial Guinea Category: Communications - Internet country code: .gq

  5. Glorioso Islands Category: Transportation - Ports and terminals: none; offshore anchorage only



Source: CIA - The World Factbook