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World Country Facts:

  1. Niue Category: Government - Administrative divisions: none; note - there are no first-order administrative divisions as defined by the US Government, but there are 14 villages at the second order

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  3. Antigua and Barbuda Category: Transportation - Airports - with paved runways: total: 2; 2,438 to 3,047 m: 1; under 914 m: 1 (2007)

  4. Cyprus Category: Transportation - Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 3; 1,524 to 2,437 m: 1; under 914 m: 2 (2007)

  5. Wallis and Futuna Category: Transportation - Airports - with paved runways: total: 1; 1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 (2007)

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Gambia Facts Info Stuff (GM):

Gambia Latitude Facts: 13.4466666666667 and Gambia Longitude Facts: -16.6716666666667

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  1. Canada Category: Military - Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 6,646,281; females age 16-49: 6,417,924 (2008 estimate)

  2. Mauritania Category: Economy - GDP - per capita (PPP): ,900 (2008 estimate)

  3. Taiwan Category: Economy - Stock of direct foreign investment - at home: 2.3 billion (2008)

  4. Syria Category: Economy - Oil - production (bbl/day): 381,600 bbl/day (2008 estimate)

  5. Cuba Category: Transportation - Railways (km): total: 4,226 km; standard gauge: 4,226 km 1.435-m gauge (140 km electrified); note: an additional 7,742 km of track is used by sugar plantations; about 65% of this track is standard gauge; the rest is narrow gauge (2006)

Gambia Regions are: Banjul Western

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  2. Haiti Category: Transportation - Airports - with paved runways: total: 4; 2,438 to 3,047 m: 1; 914 to 1,523 m: 3 (2007)

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  5. Kazakhstan Category: Economy - Economy - overview: Kazakhstan, the largest of the former Soviet republics in territory, excluding Russia, possesses enormous fossil fuel reserves and plentiful supplies of other minerals and metals. It also has a large agricultural sector featuring livestock and grain. Kazakhstan's industrial sector rests on the extraction and processing of these natural resources. The breakup of the USSR in December 1991 and the collapse in demand for Kazakhstan's traditional heavy industry products resulted in a short-term contraction of the economy, with the steepest annual decline occurring in 1994. In 1995-97, the pace of the government program of economic reform and privatization quickened, resulting in a substantial shifting of assets into the private sector. Kazakhstan enjoyed double-digit growth in 2000-01 - 8% or more per year in 2002-07 - thanks largely to its booming energy sector, but also to economic reform, good harvests, and foreign investment. Inflation, however, jumped to more than 10% in 2007. In the energy sector, the opening of the Caspian Consortium pipeline in 2001, from western Kazakhstan's Tengiz oilfield to the Black Sea, substantially raised export capacity. In 2006 Kazakhstan completed the Atasu-Alashankou portion of an oil pipeline to China that is planned in future construction to extend from the country's Caspian coast eastward to the Chinese border. The country has embarked upon an industrial policy designed to diversify the economy away from overdependence on the oil sector by developing its manufacturing potential. The policy aims to reduce the influence of foreign investment and foreign personnel. The government has engaged in several disputes with foreign oil companies over the terms of production agreements; tensions continue. Upward pressure on the local currency continued in 2007 due to massive oil-related foreign-exchange inflows. Aided by strong growth and foreign exchange earnings, Kazakhstan aspires to become a regional financial center and has created a banking system comparable to those in Central Europe.

Source: CIA - The World Factbook