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  1. Korea, South Category: People - Education expenditures (% of GDP): 4.6% of GDP (2004)

  2. Mali Category: Government - Political parties and leaders: Alliance for Democratic Change (political group comprised mainly of Tuareg from Mali's northern region); African Solidarity for Democracy and Independence or SADI [Oumar MARIKO, secretary general]; Alliance for Democracy and Progress or ADP (a coalition of political parties including ADEMA and URD formed in December 2006 to support the presidential candidacy of Amadou TOURE); Alliance for Democracy or ADEMA [Diounconda TRAORE]; Convergence 2007 [Soumeylou Boubeye MAIGA]; Front for Democracy and the Republic or FDR (a coalition of political parties including RPM and PARENA formed to oppose the presidential candidacy of Amadou TOURE); National Congress for Democratic Initiative or CNID [Mountaga TALL]; Party for Democracy and Progress or PDP [Me Idrissa TRAORE]; Party for National Renewal or PARENA [Tiebile DRAME]; Patriotic Movement for Renewal or MPR [Choguel MAIGA]; Rally for Democracy and Labor or RDT; Rally for Mali or RPM [Ibrahim Boubacar KEITA]; Sudanese Union/African Democratic Rally or US/RDA [Mamadou Bamou TOURE]; Union for Democracy and Development or UDD [Moussa Balla COULIBALY]; Union for Republic and Democracy or URD [Soumaila CISSE]

  3. Liechtenstein Category: Economy - Labor force: 31,000 of whom 13,900 commute from Austria, Switzerland, and Germany to work each day (31 December 2006 estimate)

  4. Palau Category: Economy - Imports: 7.3 million f.o.b. (2004 estimate)

  5. Antigua and Barbuda Category: Transportation - Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 1; under 914 m: 1 (2007)

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  1. Marshall Islands Category: Economy - Exports: .4 million f.o.b. (2008 estimate)

  2. France Category: Communications - Radio broadcast stations: AM 41, FM about 3,500 (this figure is an approximation and includes many repeaters), shortwave 2 (1998)

  3. Glorioso Islands Category: Geography - Map references: Africa

  4. Arctic Ocean Category: Economy - Economy - overview: Economic activity is limited to the exploitation of natural resources, including petroleum, natural gas, fish, and seals.

  5. Greenland Category: Introduction - Background: Greenland, the world's largest island, is about 81% ice-capped. Vikings reached the island in the 10th century from Iceland; Danish colonization began in the 18th century, and Greenland was made an integral part of Denmark in 1953. It joined the European Community (now the EU) with Denmark in 1973, but withdrew in 1985 over a dispute centered on stringent fishing quotas. Greenland was granted self-government in 1979 by the Danish parliament; the law went into effect the following year. Denmark continues to exercise control of Greenland's foreign affairs in consultation with Greenland's Home Rule Government.

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Japan Latitude Facts: 35.4164600501612 and Japan Longitude Facts: 136.119971336438

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  1. Egypt Category: Communications - Radio broadcast stations: AM 42 (plus 15 repeaters), FM 11, shortwave 3 (1999)

  2. Singapore Category: Government - Flag description: two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and white; near the hoist side of the red band, there is a vertical, white crescent (closed portion is toward the hoist side) partially enclosing five white five-pointed stars arranged in a circle

  3. Ashmore and Cartier Islands Category: Government - Legal system: the laws of the Commonwealth of Australia and the laws of the Northern Territory of Australia, where applicable, apply

  4. Netherlands Category: Economy - Reserves of foreign exchange and gold: .28 billion (31 December 2008 estimate)

  5. Panama Category: Economy - Industrial production growth rate (%): 6.6% (2008 estimate)

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. Jarvis Island Category: Geography - Irrigated land (sq km): 0 sq km

  2. France Category: Government - Judicial branch: Supreme Court of Appeals or Cour de Cassation (judges are appointed by the president from nominations of the High Council of the Judiciary); Constitutional Council or Conseil Constitutionnel (three members appointed by the president, three appointed by the president of the National Assembly, and three appointed by the president of the Senate); Council of State or Conseil d'Etat

  3. Belarus Category: People - Net migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population): 0.38 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 estimate)

  4. Cape Verde Category: Geography - Location: Western Africa, group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Senegal

  5. Liberia Category: Geography - Land use (%): arable land: 3.43%; permanent crops: 1.98%; other: 94.59% (2005)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook