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World Country Facts:

  1. Antarctica Category: Communications - Telephones - main lines in use: 0; note - information for US bases only (2001)

  2. Switzerland Category: Economy - Natural gas - consumption (cu m): 3.232 billion cu m (2007 estimate)

  3. Singapore Category: Transportation - Airports - with paved runways: total: 8; over 3,047 m: 2; 2,438 to 3,047 m: 1; 1,524 to 2,437 m: 4; 914 to 1,523 m: 1 (2007)

  4. Namibia Category: Military - Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 527,948 (2008 estimate)

  5. British Indian Ocean Territory Category: Communications - Internet country code: .io

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Random World Country Facts:

  1. Solomon Islands Category: Geography - Geography - note: strategic location on sea routes between the South Pacific Ocean, the Solomon Sea, and the Coral Sea; on 2 April 2007 an undersea earthquake measuring 8.1 on the Richter scale occurred 345 km WNW of the capital Honiara, the resulting tsunami devastated coastal areas of Western and Choiseul provinces with dozens of deaths and thousands dislocated; the provincial capital of Gizo was especially hard hit

  2. Korea, South Category: Geography - Map references: Asia

  3. Antarctica Category: Transportation - Ports and terminals: there are no developed ports and harbors in Antarctica; most coastal stations have offshore anchorages, and supplies are transferred from ship to shore by small boats, barges, and helicopters; a few stations have a basic wharf facility; US coastal stations include McMurdo (77 51 S, 166 40 E), and Palmer (64 43 S, 64 03 W); government use only except by permit (see Permit Office under "Legal System"); all ships at port are subject to inspection in accordance with Article 7, Antarctic Treaty; offshore anchorage is sparse and intermittent; relevant legal instruments and authorization procedures adopted by the states parties to the Antarctic Treaty regulating access to the Antarctic Treaty area, to all areas between 60 and 90 degrees of latitude south, have to be complied with (see "Legal System"); The Hydrographic Committee on Antarctica (HCA), a special hydrographic commission of International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), is responsible for hydrographic surveying and nautical charting matters in Antarctic Treaty area; it coordinates and facilitates provision of accurate and appropriate charts and other aids to navigation in support of safety of navigation in region; membership of HCA is open to any IHO Member State whose government has acceded to the Antarctic Treaty and which contributes resources and/or data to IHO Chart coverage of the area; members of HCA are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, NZ, Norway, Russia, South Africa, Spain, UK, and US (2007)

  4. Sudan Category: Geography - Terrain: generally flat, featureless plain; mountains in far south, northeast and west; desert dominates the north

  5. Pakistan Category: Geography - Geography - note: controls Khyber Pass and Bolan Pass, traditional invasion routes between Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent

Greenland Facts Info Stuff (GL):

Greenland Latitude Facts: 67.6206451612903 and Greenland Longitude Facts: -49.9135483870968

More World Country Facts:

  1. American Samoa Category: Economy - Imports - commodities (%): materials for canneries 56%, food 8%, petroleum products 7%, machinery and parts 6% (2004 estimate)

  2. Taiwan Category: Economy - Unemployment rate (%): 4.1% (2008 estimate)

  3. Sweden Category: Geography - Maritime claims: territorial sea: 12 nm (adjustments made to return a portion of straits to high seas); exclusive economic zone: agreed boundaries or midlines; continental shelf: 200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

  4. Uzbekistan Category: People - Median age (years): total: 24.3 years; male: 23.8 years; female: 24.8 years (2008 estimate)

  5. Rwanda Category: Government - Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal

Greenland Regions are: Nordgronland Ostgronland Vestgronland

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Clipperton Island Category: Geography - Elevation extremes (m): lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m; highest point: Rocher Clipperton 29 m

  2. Northern Mariana Islands Category: People - Education expenditures (% of GDP): NA

  3. Pakistan Category: Geography - Climate: mostly hot, dry desert; temperate in northwest; arctic in north

  4. Costa Rica Category: Geography - Irrigated land (sq km): 1,080 sq km (2003)

  5. Navassa Island Category: Geography - Elevation extremes (m): lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m; highest point: unnamed location on southwest side 77 m



Source: CIA - The World Factbook