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World Country Facts:

  1. Turkey Category: Economy - Stock of direct foreign investment - at home: 4.8 billion (2008 estimate)

  2. Austria Category: Economy - Household income or consumption by percentage share (%): lowest 10%: 3.3%; highest 10%: 22.5% (2004)

  3. Niger Category: Geography - Geography - note: landlocked; one of the hottest countries in the world; northern four-fifths is desert, southern one-fifth is savanna, suitable for livestock and limited agriculture

  4. Belgium Category: Government - National holiday: 21 July (1831) ascension to the Throne of King Leopold I

  5. Morocco Category: Economy - Exports - commodities (%): clothing and textiles, electric components, inorganic chemicals, transistors, crude minerals, fertilizers (including phosphates), petroleum products, citrus fruits, vegetables, fish

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  1. Australia Category: Economy - Exchange rates: Australian dollars (AUD) per US dollar - 1.2059 (2008 est.), 1.2137 (2007), 1.3285 (2006), 1.3095 (2005), 1.3598 (2004)

  2. Guinea-Bissau Category: Government - National holiday: Independence Day, 24 September (1973)

  3. Johnston Atoll Category: Geography - Climate: tropical, but generally dry; consistent northeast trade winds with little seasonal temperature variation

  4. Denmark Category: Economy - Reserves of foreign exchange and gold: .32 billion (2006 estimate)

  5. Nauru Category: Government - International organization participation: ACP, ADB, C, FAO, ICAO, ICCt, Interpol, IOC, ITU, OPCW, PIF, Sparteca, SPC, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UPU, WHO

Iceland Facts Info Stuff (IS):

Iceland Latitude Facts: 64.9051428571428 and Iceland Longitude Facts: -19.9092857142857

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  1. Hong Kong Category: People - Total fertility rate (children born/woman): 1 children born/woman (2008 estimate)

  2. Poland Category: Geography - Area - comparative: slightly smaller than New Mexico

  3. Luxembourg Category: Economy - Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad: $NA

  4. Congo, Republic of the Category: Military - Military branches: Congolese Armed Forces (Forces Armees Congolaises, FAC): Army, Navy, Congolese Air Force (Armee de l'Air Congolaise), Gendarmerie, Special Presidential Security Guard (GSSP) (2008)

  5. Saint Kitts and Nevis Category: Geography - Land boundaries (km): 0 km

Iceland Regions are: Arnessysla Austur-Hunavatnssysla Austur-Skaftafellssysla Borgarfjardarsysla Eyjafjardarsysla Gullbringusysla Kjosarsysla Myrasysla Nordur-Mulasysla Nordur-Tingeyjarsysla Rangarvallasysla Skagafjardarsysla Snafellsnes- og Hnappadalssysla Sudur-Mulasysla Sudur-Tingeyjarsysla Vestur-Bardastrandarsysla Vestur-Hunavatnssysla Vestur-Isafjardarsysla Vestur-Skaftafellssysla

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  1. Liberia Category: Government - Executive branch: chief of state: President Ellen JOHNSON SIRLEAF (since 16 January 2006); note - the President is both the chief of state and head of government; head of government: President Ellen JOHNSON SIRLEAF (since 16 January 2006); cabinet: Cabinet appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate; elections: president elected by popular vote for a six-year term (eligible for a second term); election last held 8 November 2005 (next to be held in 2011); election results: Ellen JOHNSON SIRLEAF elected president; percent of vote, second round - Ellen JOHNSON SIRLEAF 59.6%, George WEAH 40.4%

  2. Cuba Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay is leased to US and only mutual agreement or US abandonment of the facility can terminate the lease

  3. South Africa Category: People - Literacy (%): definition: age 15 and over can read and write; total population: 86.4%; male: 87%; female: 85.7% (2003 estimate)

  4. Saint Martin Category: Government - Executive branch: chief of state: President Nicolas SARKOZY (since 16 May 2007), represented by Prefect Dominique LACROIX (since 21 March 2007); head of government: President of the Territorial Council Frantz GUMBS (since 7 August 2008); cabinet: Executive Council; note - there is also an advisory economic, social, and cultural council; election: French president elected by popular vote to a five-year term; prefect appointed by the French president on the advice of the French Ministry of Interior; president of the Territorial Council is elected by the members of the Council for a five-year term; election results: Frantz GUMBS elected president by the Territorial Council on 7 August 2008

  5. Nicaragua Category: Military - Military service age and obligation (years of age): 17 years of age for voluntary military service; tour of duty 18-36 months (2008)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook