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  5. Nicaragua Category: Economy - Exports - commodities (%): coffee, beef, shrimp and lobster, tobacco, sugar, gold, peanuts

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Central African Republic Facts Info Stuff (CF):

Central African Republic Latitude Facts: 4.36 and Central African Republic Longitude Facts: 18.58

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Central African Republic Regions are: Bangui Ombella-Mpoko

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Jamaica Category: Economy - GDP (official exchange rate): .47 billion (2008 estimate)

  2. Angola Category: People - Population below poverty line (%): 70% (2003 estimate)

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  5. Guinea-Bissau Category: Transportation - Roadways (km): total: 3,455 km; paved: 965 km; unpaved: 2,490 km (2002)

Source: CIA - The World Factbook