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World Country Facts:

  1. Cape Verde Category: Geography - Natural hazards: prolonged droughts; seasonal harmattan wind produces obscuring dust; volcanically and seismically active

  2. Czech Republic Category: Communications - Telephone system: general assessment: privatization and modernization of the Czech telecommunication system got a late start but is advancing steadily; access to the fixed-line telephone network expanded throughout the 1990s but the number of fixed line connections has been dropping since then; mobile telephone usage increased sharply beginning in the mid-1990s and the number of cellular telephone subscriptions now greatly exceeds the population; domestic: virtually all exchanges now digital; existing copper subscriber systems enhanced with Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) equipment to accommodate Internet and other digital signals; trunk systems include fiber-optic cable and microwave radio relay; international: country code - 420; satellite earth stations - 6 (2 Intersputnik - Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions, 1 Intelsat, 1 Eutelsat, 1 Inmarsat, 1 Globalstar) (2007)

  3. Virgin Islands Category: People - HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA

  4. Saint Lucia Category: Geography - Elevation extremes (m): lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m; highest point: Mount Gimie 950 m

  5. Afghanistan Category: Geography - Natural hazards: damaging earthquakes occur in Hindu Kush mountains; flooding; droughts

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  1. Norway Category: Communications - Internet hosts: 2.995 million (2008)

  2. Israel Category: People - Population below poverty line (%): 21.6%; note: Israel's poverty line is .30 per person per day (2005)

  3. Austria Category: Economy - Current account balance: .63 billion (2008 estimate)

  4. Antigua and Barbuda Category: Geography - Area (sq km): total: 442.6 sq km (Antigua 280 sq km; Barbuda 161 sq km); land: 442.6 sq km; water: 0 sq km; note: includes Redonda, 1.6 sq km

  5. Saint Martin Category: Government - Constitution: 4 October 1958 (French Constitution)

Guyana Facts Info Stuff (GY):

Guyana Latitude Facts: 6.54384615384615 and Guyana Longitude Facts: -58.1476923076923

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  1. Chad Category: Transportation - Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 48; 1,524 to 2,437 m: 16; 914 to 1,523 m: 21; under 914 m: 11 (2007)

  2. Bangladesh Category: Transportation - Roadways (km): total: 239,226 km; paved: 22,726 km; unpaved: 216,500 km (2003)

  3. Germany Category: Government - Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of black (top), red, and gold

  4. Zimbabwe Category: Economy - Exports - partners (%): South Africa 33.8%, Democratic Republic of the Congo 8.3%, Japan 8.1%, Botswana 7.4%, Netherlands 5.2%, China 5.2%, Italy 4.1%, Zambia 4.1% (2007)

  5. Kazakhstan Category: Economy - Exports - commodities (%): oil and oil products 59%, ferrous metals 19%, chemicals 5%, machinery 3%, grain, wool, meat, coal (2001)

Guyana Regions are: Cuyuni-Mazaruni Demerara-Mahaica East Berbice-Corentyne Upper Demerara-Berbice

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  1. India Category: Government - Government type: federal republic

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

  3. Gambia, The Category: Economy - Oil - consumption (bbl/day): 2,082 bbl/day (2006 estimate)

  4. Saint Martin Category: Geography - Coastline (km): 58.9 km (for entire island)

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Source: CIA - The World Factbook