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World Country Facts:

  1. Djibouti Category: Military - Military expenditures (% of GDP): 3.8% of GDP (2006)

  2. Indian Ocean Category: Transportation - Transportation - note: the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial waters of littoral states and offshore waters as high risk for piracy and armed robbery against ships, particularly in the Gulf of Aden, along the east coast of Africa, the Bay of Bengal, and the Strait of Malacca; numerous vessels, including commercial shipping and pleasure craft, have been attacked and hijacked both at anchor and while underway; hijacked vessels are often disguised and cargoes stolen; crew and passengers are often held for ransom, murdered, or cast adrift

  3. Montenegro Category: Transportation - Airports: 5 (2007)

  4. Antigua and Barbuda Category: Communications - Telephones - main lines in use: 37,500 (2006)

  5. Guam Category: Economy - Unemployment rate (%): 11.4% (2002 estimate)

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Random World Country Facts:

  1. Bhutan Category: Economy - GDP (official exchange rate): .368 billion (2008 estimate)

  2. Nauru Category: Economy - Oil - proved reserves (bbl): 0 bbl (1 January 2006 estimate)

  3. Switzerland Category: Government - Legal system: civil law system influenced by customary law; judicial review of legislative acts, except with respect to federal decrees of general obligatory character; accepts compulsory ICJ jurisdiction with reservations

  4. Monaco Category: Economy - Agriculture - products: none

  5. Brunei Category: Government - Legislative branch: Legislative Council met on 25 September 2004 for first time in 20 years with 21 members appointed by the Sultan; passed constitutional amendments calling for a 45-seat council with 15 elected members; Sultan dissolved council on 1 September 2005 and appointed a new council with 29 members as of 2 September 2005; council met in March 2006 and in March 2007; elections: last held in March 1962 (date of next election NA)

France Facts Info Stuff (FR):

France Latitude Facts: 46.9107939782989 and France Longitude Facts: 2.59494154057781

More World Country Facts:

  1. Sri Lanka Category: Transportation - Airports: 18 (2007)

  2. Saint Lucia Category: People - Ethnic groups (%): black 82.5%, mixed 11.9%, East Indian 2.4%, other or unspecified 3.1% (2001 census)

  3. Ecuador Category: Economy - Electricity - imports (kWh): 861 million kWh (2006 estimate)

  4. Tonga Category: People - Literacy (%): definition: can read and write Tongan and/or English; total population: 98.9%; male: 98.8%; female: 99% (1999 estimate)

  5. Kyrgyzstan Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: Kyrgyzstan has yet to ratify the 2001 boundary delimitation with Kazakhstan; disputes in Isfara Valley delay completion of delimitation with Tajikistan; delimitation of 130 km of border with Uzbekistan is hampered by serious disputes around enclaves and other areas

France Regions are: Alsace Aquitaine Auvergne Basse-Normandie Bourgogne Bretagne Centre Champagne-Ardenne Corse Franche-Comte Haute-Normandie Ile-de-France Languedoc-Roussillon Limousin Lorraine Midi-Pyrenees Nord-Pas-de-Calais Pays de la Loire Picardie Poitou-Charentes Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur Rhone-Alpes

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Congo, Republic of the Category: Economy - Reserves of foreign exchange and gold: .845 billion (31 December 2008 estimate)

  2. Andorra Category: Economy - Labor force: 42,230 (2007)

  3. Mayotte Category: People - Population below poverty line (%): NA%

  4. Kosovo Category: Government - Judicial branch: Supreme Court judges are appointed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG); district courts judges are appointed by the SRSG; municipal courts judges are appointed by the SRSG; note: after the termination of UNMIK's mandate, the Kosovo Judicial Council (KJC) will propose to the president candidates for appointment or reappointment as judges and prosecutors; the KJC is also responsible for decisions on the promotion and transfer of judges and disciplinary proceedings against judges; at least 15% of Supreme Court and district court judges shall be from nonmajority communities

  5. Pitcairn Islands Category: Government - Diplomatic representation from the US: none (overseas territory of the UK)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook