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World Country Facts:

  1. Isle of Man Category: Geography - Irrigated land (sq km): 0 sq km

  2. Belgium Category: Geography - Land use (%): arable land: 27.42%; permanent crops: 0.69%; other: 71.89%; note: includes Luxembourg (2005)

  3. Finland Category: Economy - Industries: metals and metal products, electronics, machinery and scientific instruments, shipbuilding, pulp and paper, foodstuffs, chemicals, textiles, clothing

  4. Bulgaria Category: Economy - Oil - imports (bbl/day): 145,200 bbl/day (2007)

  5. Iles Eparses Category: Introduction - Background: The Iles Eparses, or scattered islands, are a group of five French entities - Bassas da India, Europa Island, Glorioso Islands, Juan de Nova Island, and Tromelin Island - which on 1 April 1960 came under the authority of the Minister in charge of overseas possessions. On 19 September 1960 by decree, the islands were transferred to the charge of the Prefet of Reunion where they remained until 3 January 2005 when they were transferred by another decree to the Senior Administrator of the Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands (TAAF).; Bassas da India: A French possession since 1897, this atoll is a volcanic seamount surrounded by reefs and awash at high tide.; Europa Island: A French possession since 1897, the island is heavily wooded; it is the site of a small military garrison that staffs a weather station.; Glorioso Islands: A French possession since 1892, the Glorioso Islands are composed of two lushly vegetated coral islands (Ile Glorieuse and Ile du Lys) and three rock islets. A military garrison operates a weather and radio station on Ile Glorieuse.; Juan de Nova Island: Named after a famous 15th century Spanish navigator and explorer, the island has been a French possession since 1897. It has been exploited for its guano and phosphate. Presently a small military garrison oversees a meteorological station.; Tromelin Island: First explored by the French in 1776, the island came under the jurisdiction of Reunion in 1814. At present, it serves as a sea turtle sanctuary and is the site of an important meteorological station.

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Lao People's Democratic Republic Facts Info Stuff (LA):

Lao People's Democratic Republic Latitude Facts: 17.7075 and Lao People's Democratic Republic Longitude Facts: 103.31

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  1. Croatia Category: Economy - Natural gas - consumption (cu m): 3.3 billion cu m (2007)

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Lao People's Democratic Republic Regions are: Champasak Louangphrabang Vientiane

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Dominican Republic Category: Geography - Geographic coordinates: 19 00 N, 70 40 W

  2. Micronesia, Federated States of Category: Government - Flag description: light blue with four white five-pointed stars centered; the stars are arranged in a diamond pattern

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  4. United Kingdom Category: Geography - Environment - international agreements: party to: Air Pollution, Air Pollution-Nitrogen Oxides, Air Pollution-Persistent Organic Pollutants, Air Pollution-Sulfur 94, Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds, Antarctic-Environmental Protocol, Antarctic-Marine Living Resources, Antarctic Seals, Antarctic Treaty, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Marine Life Conservation, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands, Whaling; signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements

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