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World Country Facts:

  1. France Category: Government - Political parties and leaders: Democratic Movement or MoDem [Francois BAYROU] (previously Union for French Democracy or UDF); Democratic and Social European Rally or RDSE [Pierre LAFFITTE] (mainly Radical Republican and Socialist Parties, and PRG); French Communist Party or PCF [Marie-George BUFFET]; Greens [Cecile DUFLOT]; Left Radical Party or PRG [Jean-Michel BAYLET] (previously Radical Socialist Party or PRS and the Left Radical Movement or MRG); Movement for France or MPF [Philippe DE VILLIERS]; National Front or FN [Jean-Marie LE PEN]; New Center or NC [Herve MORIN]; Rally for France or RPF [Charles PASQUA]; Republican and Citizen Movement or MRC [Jean Pierre CHEVENEMENT and Georges SARRE]; Socialist Party or PS [Francois HOLLANDE]; Union for a Popular Movement or UMP [Patrick DEVEDJIAN, Jean-Claude GAUDIN, Jean-Pierre RAFFARIN, Pierre MEHAIGNERIE]; Radical Party [Jean-Louis BORLOO]

  2. Korea, South Category: Economy - Market value of publicly traded shares: 3 billion (31 December 2008 estimate)

  3. Tajikistan Category: Government - Capital: name: Dushanbe; geographic coordinates: 38 35 N, 68 48 E; time difference: UTC+5 (10 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

  4. Canada Category: People - Nationality: noun: Canadian(s); adjective: Canadian

  5. Puerto Rico Category: People - Infant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births): total: 8.65 deaths/1,000 live births; male: 9.15 deaths/1,000 live births; female: 8.13 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 estimate)

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  2. Germany Category: Geography - Map references: Europe

  3. Argentina Category: Transportation - Airports - with paved runways: total: 154; over 3,047 m: 4; 2,438 to 3,047 m: 26; 1,524 to 2,437 m: 65; 914 to 1,523 m: 50; under 914 m: 9 (2007)

  4. South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Category: Government - Diplomatic representation in the US: none (overseas territory of the UK, also claimed by Argentina)

  5. Italy Category: Economy - Imports - partners (%): Germany 16.9%, France 9%, China 5.9%, Netherlands 5.5%, Belgium 4.3%, Spain 4.2% (2007)

France Facts Info Stuff (FR):

France Latitude Facts: 46.9107939782989 and France Longitude Facts: 2.59494154057781

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  1. Sudan Category: People - Sex ratio (male(s)/female): at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female; under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female; 15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female; 65 years and over: 1.1 male(s)/female; total population: 1.045 male(s)/female (2008 estimate)

  2. American Samoa Category: People - HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA

  3. Akrotiri Category: Government - Legal system: the Sovereign Base Area Administration has its own court system to deal with civil and criminal matters; laws applicable to the Cypriot population are, as far as possible, the same as the laws of the Republic of Cyprus

  4. Djibouti Category: Government - Capital: name: Djibouti; geographic coordinates: 11 35 N, 43 09 E; time difference: UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

  5. Vietnam Category: Geography - Environment - current issues: logging and slash-and-burn agricultural practices contribute to deforestation and soil degradation; water pollution and overfishing threaten marine life populations; groundwater contamination limits potable water supply; growing urban industrialization and population migration are rapidly degrading environment in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

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

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  2. Norway Category: Economy - Market value of publicly traded shares: 2.5 billion (31 December 2008 estimate)

  3. Hong Kong Category: Transportation - Heliports: 5 (2007)

  4. Yemen Category: Government - Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and black; similar to the flag of Syria, which has two green stars in the white band, and of Iraq, which has an Arabic inscription centered in the white band; also similar to the flag of Egypt, which has a heraldic eagle centered in the white band

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



Source: CIA - The World Factbook