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World Country Facts:

  1. Congo, Democratic Republic of the Category: Economy - Household income or consumption by percentage share (%): lowest 10%: NA%; highest 10%: NA%

  2. Congo, Republic of the Category: Geography - Environment - international agreements: party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands; signed, but not ratified: Law of the Sea

  3. Malaysia Category: Geography - Area - comparative: slightly larger than New Mexico

  4. Japan Category: Economy - Fiscal year: 1 April - 31 March

  5. Midway Islands Category: Geography - Geographic coordinates: 28 12 N, 177 22 W

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  1. Southern Ocean Category: Geography - Geography - note: the major chokepoint is the Drake Passage between South America and Antarctica; the Polar Front (Antarctic Convergence) is the best natural definition of the northern extent of the Southern Ocean; it is a distinct region at the middle of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current that separates the cold polar surface waters to the south from the warmer waters to the north; the Front and the Current extend entirely around Antarctica, reaching south of 60 degrees south near New Zealand and near 48 degrees south in the far South Atlantic coinciding with the path of the maximum westerly winds

  2. Tokelau Category: Economy - Imports - partners (%): New Zealand (2006)

  3. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Category: Government - Diplomatic representation from the US: the US does not have an embassy in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; the US Ambassador to Barbados is accredited to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

  4. Guadeloupe Category: People - Median age (years): total: 32.2 years; male: 31.3 years; female: 33.2 years (2006 estimate)

  5. Marshall Islands Category: Government - Political parties and leaders: traditionally there have been no formally organized political parties; what has existed more closely resembles factions or interest groups because they do not have party headquarters, formal platforms, or party structures; the following two "groupings" have competed in legislative balloting in recent years - Aelon Kein Ad Party [Michael KABUA] and United Democratic Party or UDP [Litokwa TOMEING]

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Japan Latitude Facts: 35.4164600501612 and Japan Longitude Facts: 136.119971336438

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  1. British Indian Ocean Territory Category: Government - Diplomatic representation in the US: none (overseas territory of the UK)

  2. Ukraine Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: 1997 boundary delimitation treaty with Belarus remains un-ratified due to unresolved financial claims, stalling demarcation and reducing border security; delimitation of land boundary with Russia is complete with preparations for demarcation underway; the dispute over the boundary between Russia and Ukraine through the Kerch Strait and Sea of Azov remains unresolved despite a December 2003 framework agreement and ongoing expert-level discussions; Moldova and Ukraine operate joint customs posts to monitor transit of people and commodities through Moldova's break-away Transnistria Region, which remains under OSCE supervision; the ICJ gave Ukraine until December 2006 to reply, and Romania until June 2007 to rejoin, in their dispute submitted in 2004 over Ukrainian-administered Zmiyinyy/Serpilor (Snake) Island and Black Sea maritime boundary; Romania opposes Ukraine's reopening of a navigation canal from the Danube border through Ukraine to the Black Sea

  3. Madagascar Category: Government - Country name: conventional long form: Republic of Madagascar; conventional short form: Madagascar; local long form: Republique de Madagascar/Repoblikan'i Madagasikara; local short form: Madagascar/Madagasikara; former: Malagasy Republic

  4. Grenada Category: People - Sex ratio (male(s)/female): at birth: 1 male(s)/female; under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female; 15-64 years: 1.12 male(s)/female; 65 years and over: 0.96 male(s)/female; total population: 1.0425 male(s)/female (2008 estimate)

  5. Gabon Category: Government - Diplomatic representation in the US: chief of mission: Ambassador Carlos BOUNGOU; chancery: Suite 200, 2034 20th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009; telephone: [1] (202) 797-1000; FAX: [1] (202) 332-0668; consulate(s): New York

Japan Regions are: Aichi Akita Aomori Chiba Ehime Fukui Fukuoka Fukushima Gifu Gumma Hiroshima Hokkaido Hyogo Ibaraki Ishikawa Iwate Kagawa Kagoshima Kanagawa Kochi Kumamoto Kyoto Mie Miyagi Miyazaki Nagano Nagasaki Nara Niigata Oita Okayama Okinawa Osaka Saga Saitama Shiga Shimane Shizuoka Tochigi Tokushima Tokyo Tottori Toyama Wakayama Yamagata Yamaguchi Yamanashi

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Denmark Category: Economy - Labor force: 2.86 million (2008 estimate)

  2. Ecuador Category: Military - Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 3,030,664; females age 16-49: 3,037,892 (2008 estimate)

  3. Svalbard Category: Economy - Economy - overview: Coal mining is the major economic activity on Svalbard. The treaty of 9 February 1920 gave the 41 signatories equal rights to exploit mineral deposits, subject to Norwegian regulation. Although US, UK, Dutch, and Swedish coal companies have mined in the past, the only companies still mining are Norwegian and Russian. The settlements on Svalbard are essentially company towns. The Norwegian state-owned coal company employs nearly 60% of the Norwegian population on the island, runs many of the local services, and provides most of the local infrastructure. There is also some hunting of seal, reindeer, and fox.

  4. Namibia Category: Government - Political parties and leaders: Congress of Democrats or COD [Ben ULENGA]; Democratic Turnhalle Alliance of Namibia or DTA [Katuutire KAURA]; Monitor Action Group or MAG [Jurie VILJOEN]; National Democratic Movement for Change or NamDMC; National Unity Democratic Organization or NUDO [Kuaima RIRUAKO]; Rally for Democracy and Progress or RDP [Hidipo HAMUTENYA]; Republican Party or RP [Henk MUDGE]; South West Africa National Union or SWANU [Rihupisa KANDANDO]; South West Africa People's Organization or SWAPO [Hifikepunye POHAMBA]; United Democratic Front or UDF [Justus GAROEB]

  5. San Marino Category: Government - Diplomatic representation in the US: San Marino does not have an embassy in the US; honorary consulate(s) general: New York, Washington, DC; honorary consulate(s): Detroit, Honolulu



Source: CIA - The World Factbook