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World Country Facts:

  1. Burkina Faso Category: Economy - Currency (code): Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States

  2. Singapore Category: Economy - Exports - partners (%): Malaysia 12.9%, Hong Kong 10.5%, Indonesia 9.8%, China 9.7%, US 8.9%, Japan 4.8%, Thailand 4.1% (2007)

  3. Martinique Category: Geography - Land use (%): arable land: 9.09%; permanent crops: 10%; other: 80.91% (2005)

  4. Australia Category: Communications - Telephone system: general assessment: excellent domestic and international service; domestic: domestic satellite system; significant use of radiotelephone in areas of low population density; rapid growth of mobile cellular telephones; international: country code - 61; landing point for the SEA-ME-WE-3 optical telecommunications submarine cable with links to Asia, the Middle East, and Europe; the Southern Cross fiber optic submarine cable provides links to New Zealand and the United States; satellite earth stations - 19 (10 Intelsat - 4 Indian Ocean and 6 Pacific Ocean, 2 Inmarsat - Indian and Pacific Ocean regions, 2 Globalstar, 5 other) (2007)

  5. Serbia Category: Economy - Electricity - production (kWh): 33.87 billion kWh (2004)

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  1. European Union Category: Economy - Market value of publicly traded shares: .37 trillion (2008 estimate)

  2. Brunei Category: Transportation - Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 1; 914 to 1,523 m: 1 (2007)

  3. Paracel Islands Category: Geography - Irrigated land (sq km): 0 sq km

  4. France Category: Government - Legislative branch: bicameral Parliament or Parlement consists of the Senate or Senat (331 seats, 305 for metropolitan France, 9 for overseas departments, 5 for dependencies, and 12 for French nationals abroad; members are indirectly elected by an electoral college to serve six-year terms; one third elected every three years); note - between 2006 and 2011, 15 new seats will be added to the Senate for a total of 348 seats - 326 for metropolitan France and overseas departments, 2 for New Caledonia, 2 for Mayotte, 1 for Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, 1 for Saint-Barthelemy, 1 for Saint-Martin, 3 for overseas territories, and 12 for French nationals abroad; starting in 2008, members will be indirectly elected by an electoral college to serve six-year terms, with one-half elected every three years; and the National Assembly or Assemblee Nationale (577 seats, 555 for metropolitan France, 15 for overseas departments, 7 for dependencies; members are elected by popular vote under a single-member majority system to serve five-year terms); elections: Senate - last held 26 September 2004 (next to be held in September 2008); National Assembly - last held 10 and 17 June 2007 (next to be held in June 2012); election results: Senate - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - UMP 156, PS 97, UDF (now MoDem) 33, PCF 23, RDSE 15, other 7; National Assembly - percent of vote by party - UMP 46.37%, PS 42.25%, miscellaneous left wing parties 2.47%, PCF 2.28%, NC 2.12%, PRG 1.65%, miscellaneous right wing parties 1.17%, the Greens 0.45, other 1.24%; seats by party - UMP 313, PS 186, NC 22, miscellaneous left wing parties 15, PCF 15, miscellaneous right wing parties 9, PRG 7, the Greens 4, other 6

  5. Laos Category: Communications - Telephones - mobile cellular: 1.478 million (2007)

Luxembourg Facts Info Stuff (LU):

Luxembourg Latitude Facts: 49.7302593659943 and Luxembourg Longitude Facts: 6.0950144092219

More World Country Facts:

  1. Cote d'Ivoire Category: Geography - Area (sq km): total: 322,460 sq km; land: 318,000 sq km; water: 4,460 sq km

  2. Baker Island Category: Government - Flag description: the flag of the US is used

  3. Azerbaijan Category: Government - Political pressure groups and leaders: Armenian Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (self-proclaimed); Karabakh Liberation Organization; Sadval, Lezgin movement; Talysh independence movement; Union of Pro-Azerbaijani Forces or UPAF

  4. Chile Category: Economy - Oil - production (bbl/day): 11,610 bbl/day (2007 estimate)

  5. Saudi Arabia Category: Communications - Internet users: 6.2 million (2007)

Luxembourg Regions are: Diekirch Grevenmacher Luxembourg

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Oman Category: Military - Military expenditures (% of GDP): 11.4% of GDP (2005 estimate)

  2. Israel Category: Government - National holiday: Independence Day, 14 May (1948); note - Israel declared independence on 14 May 1948, but the Jewish calendar is lunar and the holiday may occur in April or May

  3. Turkmenistan Category: People - HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: fewer than 200 (2003 estimate)

  4. Algeria Category: Communications - Internet hosts: 477 (2008)

  5. Bosnia and Herzegovina Category: Economy - Labor force: 1.196 million (2007)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook