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  4. Turks and Caicos Islands Category: Geography - Maritime claims: territorial sea: 12 nm; exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm

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Mauritania Latitude Facts: 19.49 and Mauritania Longitude Facts: -16.515

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  4. Southern Ocean Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: Antarctic Treaty defers claims (see Antarctica entry), but Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, NZ, Norway, and UK assert claims (some overlapping), including the continental shelf in the Southern Ocean; several states have expressed an interest in extending those continental shelf claims under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) to include undersea ridges; the US and most other states do not recognize the land or maritime claims of other states and have made no claims themselves (the US and Russia have reserved the right to do so); no formal claims exist in the waters in the sector between 90 degrees west and 150 degrees west

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Mauritania Regions are: Dakhlet Nouadhibou Trarza

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Netherlands Category: Transportation - Heliports: 1 (2007)

  2. Australia Category: Transportation - Merchant marine: total: 50; by type: bulk carrier 12, cargo 5, chemical tanker 1, container 1, liquefied gas 4, passenger 7, passenger/cargo 7, petroleum tanker 8, roll on/roll off 5; foreign-owned: 24 (Canada 9, France 1, Germany 2, Japan 1, Netherlands 2, Norway 1, Singapore 1, UK 5, US 2); registered in other countries: 28 (Antigua and Barbuda 1, Belize 1, Bermuda 1, Dominica 2, Fiji 1, Marshall Islands 1, NZ 1, Panama 4, Singapore 12, Tonga 1, US 1, Vanuatu 2) (2008)

  3. Haiti Category: Economy - Exchange rates: gourdes (HTG) per US dollar - 39.216 (2008 est.), 37.138 (2007), 40.232 (2006), 40.449 (2005), 38.352 (2004)

  4. Jamaica Category: Geography - Geographic coordinates: 18 15 N, 77 30 W

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Source: CIA - The World Factbook