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World Country Facts:

  1. Johnston Atoll Category: Geography - Natural resources: guano deposits (worked until depletion about 1890), terrestrial and aquatic wildlife

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

  3. Wallis and Futuna Category: Geography - Environment - current issues: deforestation (only small portions of the original forests remain) largely as a result of the continued use of wood as the main fuel source; as a consequence of cutting down the forests, the mountainous terrain of Futuna is particularly prone to erosion; there are no permanent settlements on Alofi because of the lack of natural fresh water resources

  4. United Arab Emirates Category: Transportation - Roadways (km): total: 4,080 km; paved: 4,080 km (includes 253 km of expressways) (2008)

  5. Kuwait Category: Economy - Currency (code): Kuwaiti dinar (KD)

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  1. Laos Category: Transnational Issues - Illicit drugs: estimated opium poppy cultivation in 2008 was 1,900 hectares, about a 73% increase from 2007; estimated potential opium production in 2008 more than tripled to 17 metric tons; unsubstantiated reports of domestic methamphetamine production; growing domestic methamphetamine problem (2007)

  2. Tajikistan Category: Economy - Imports - partners (%): Russia 32.1%, Kazakhstan 13.1%, China 10.8%, Uzbekistan 8.4% (2007)

  3. Virgin Islands Category: Government - Dependency status: organized, unincorporated territory of the US with policy relations between the Virgin Islands and the US under the jurisdiction of the Office of Insular Affairs, US Department of the Interior

  4. Azerbaijan Category: Government - Independence: 30 August 1991 (from Soviet Union)

  5. Paracel Islands Category: Economy - Economy - overview: China announced plans in 1997 to open the islands for tourism.

Cuba Facts Info Stuff (CU):

Cuba Latitude Facts: 21.9033333333333 and Cuba Longitude Facts: -79.5625

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  1. Poland Category: Military - Military service age and obligation (years of age): 17 years of age for male compulsory military service after January 1st of the year of 18th birthday; 17 years of age for voluntary military service; conscript service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; by 2008, plans call for at least 60% of military personnel to be volunteers; only soldiers who have completed their conscript service are allowed to volunteer for professional service; as of April 2004, women are only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers (2006)

  2. Honduras Category: Economy - Exports: .236 billion f.o.b. (2008 estimate)

  3. Israel Category: Economy - Industries: high-technology projects (including aviation, communications, computer-aided design and manufactures, medical electronics, fiber optics), wood and paper products, potash and phosphates, food, beverages, and tobacco, caustic soda, cement, construction, metals products, chemical products, plastics, diamond cutting, textiles, footwear

  4. Syria Category: Economy - Currency (code): Syrian pound (SYP)

  5. Martinique Category: People - Birth rate (births/1,000 population): 13.74 births/1,000 population (2006 estimate)

Cuba Regions are: Camaguey Ciego de Avila Cienfuegos Ciudad de la Habana Granma Holguin La Habana Las Tunas Matanzas Pinar del Rio Sancti Spiritus Santiago de Cuba Villa Clara

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  1. Serbia Category: Government - Country name: conventional long form: Republic of Serbia; conventional short form: Serbia; local long form: Republika Srbija; local short form: Srbija; former: People's Republic of Serbia, Socialist Republic of Serbia

  2. Monaco Category: Government - Constitution: 17 December 1962

  3. Puerto Rico Category: Communications - Internet country code: .pr

  4. Sri Lanka Category: Geography - Geography - note: strategic location near major Indian Ocean sea lanes

  5. Colombia Category: Economy - Imports: .88 billion f.o.b. (2008 estimate)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook