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World Country Facts:

  1. Peru Category: Communications - Telephone system: general assessment: adequate for most requirements; domestic: fixed-line teledensity is only about 8 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular teledensity, spurred by competition among multiple providers, has increased to about 30 telephones per 100 persons; nationwide microwave radio relay system and a domestic satellite system with 12 earth stations; international: country code - 51; the South America-1 (SAM-1) and Pan American (PAN-AM) submarine cable systems provide links to parts of Central and South America, the Caribbean, and US; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Atlantic Ocean)

  2. Tokelau Category: Military - Military - note: defense is the responsibility of New Zealand

  3. Belize Category: Government - National holiday: Independence Day, 21 September (1981)

  4. Hungary Category: Government - Executive branch: chief of state: President Laszlo SOLYOM (since 5 August 2005); head of government: Prime Minister Ferenc GYURCSANY (since 29 September 2004); cabinet: Council of Ministers prime minister elected by the National Assembly on the recommendation of the president; other ministers proposed by the prime minister and appointed and relieved of their duties by the president; elections: president elected by the National Assembly for a five-year term (eligible for a second term); election last held 6-7 June 2005 (next to be held by June 2010); prime minister elected by the National Assembly on the recommendation of the president; election last held 29 September 2004; election results: Laszlo SOLYOM elected president by a simple majority in the third round of voting, 185 to 182; Ferenc GYURCSANY elected prime minister; result of legislative vote - 197 to 12; note: to be elected, the president must win two-thirds of legislative vote in the first two rounds or a simple majority in the third round

  5. Bangladesh Category: Economy - Oil - imports (bbl/day): 83,220 bbl/day (2005)

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  1. Czech Republic Category: Geography - Area (sq km): total: 78,866 sq km; land: 77,276 sq km; water: 1,590 sq km

  2. Heard Island and McDonald Islands Category: Government - Country name: conventional long form: Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands; conventional short form: Heard Island and McDonald Islands; abbreviation: HIMI

  3. Italy Category: Economy - Public debt (% of GDP): 103.7% of GDP (2008 estimate)

  4. Burma Category: Transnational Issues - Refugees and internally displaced persons: IDPs: 503,000 (government offensives against ethnic insurgent groups near the eastern borders; most IDPs are ethnic Karen, Karenni, Shan, Tavoyan, and Mon) (2007)

  5. Congo, Democratic Republic of the Category: Economy - Natural gas - proved reserves (cu m): 991.1 million cu m (1 January 2008 estimate)

Jordan Facts Info Stuff (JO):

Jordan Latitude Facts: 31.9059090909091 and Jordan Longitude Facts: 35.8459090909091

More World Country Facts:

  1. Sri Lanka Category: Economy - Reserves of foreign exchange and gold: .364 billion (31 December 2008 estimate)

  2. Togo Category: Government - Government type: republic under transition to multiparty democratic rule

  3. Wake Island Category: Geography - Environment - current issues: NA

  4. Dhekelia Category: Government - Diplomatic representation in the US: none (overseas territory of the UK)

  5. Uzbekistan Category: Geography - Terrain: mostly flat-to-rolling sandy desert with dunes; broad, flat intensely irrigated river valleys along course of Amu Darya, Syr Darya (Sirdaryo), and Zarafshon; Fergana Valley in east surrounded by mountainous Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan; shrinking Aral Sea in west

Jordan Regions are: Al Balqa' Al Karak Al Mafraq Amman Governorate At Tafilah Az Zarqa Irbid Ma

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Macau Category: People - HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: NA

  2. Dominica Category: Economy - Electricity - consumption (kWh): 83.7 million kWh (2006 estimate)

  3. Bahamas, The Category: Geography - Location: Caribbean, chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, northeast of Cuba

  4. Barbados Category: People - HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 2,500 (2003 estimate)

  5. Papua New Guinea Category: Economy - Electricity - consumption (kWh): 2.674 billion kWh (2006 estimate)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook