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World Country Facts:

  1. Tunisia Category: Economy - Economy - overview: Tunisia has a diverse economy, with important agricultural, mining, tourism, and manufacturing sectors. Governmental control of economic affairs while still heavy has gradually lessened over the past decade with increasing privatization, simplification of the tax structure, and a prudent approach to debt. Progressive social policies also have helped raise living conditions in Tunisia relative to the region. Real growth, which averaged almost 5% over the past decade, reached 6.3% in 2007 because of development in non-textile manufacturing, a recovery in agricultural production, and strong growth in the services sector. However, Tunisia will need to reach even higher growth levels to create sufficient employment opportunities for an already large number of unemployed as well as the growing population of university graduates. Broader privatization, further liberalization of the investment code to increase foreign investment, improvements in government efficiency, and reduction of the trade deficit are among the challenges ahead.

  2. Juan de Nova Island Category: Communications - Communications - note: 1 meteorological station

  3. Marshall Islands Category: Government - Capital: name: Majuro; geographic coordinates: 7 06 N, 171 23 E; time difference: UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

  4. Isle of Man Category: Introduction - Background: Part of the Norwegian Kingdom of the Hebrides until the 13th century when it was ceded to Scotland, the isle came under the British crown in 1765. Current concerns include reviving the almost extinct Manx Gaelic language. Isle of Man is a British crown dependency but is not part of the UK. However, the UK Government remains constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation.

  5. Niger Category: Economy - Oil - imports (bbl/day): 5,425 bbl/day (2005)

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  1. Russia Category: Economy - Industries: complete range of mining and extractive industries producing coal, oil, gas, chemicals, and metals; all forms of machine building from rolling mills to high-performance aircraft and space vehicles; defense industries including radar, missile production, and advanced electronic components, shipbuilding; road and rail transportation equipment; communications equipment; agricultural machinery, tractors, and construction equipment; electric power generating and transmitting equipment; medical and scientific instruments; consumer durables, textiles, foodstuffs, handicrafts

  2. Korea, South Category: Economy - Distribution of family income - Gini index: 31.3 (2007)

  3. Morocco Category: Economy - Exports - partners (%): Spain 21.2%, France 19%, Italy 4.9%, UK 4.6%, India 4.2% (2007)

  4. Tromelin Island Category: Government - Legal system: the laws of France, where applicable, apply

  5. Comoros Category: People - Literacy (%): definition: age 15 and over can read and write; total population: 56.5%; male: 63.6%; female: 49.3% (2003 estimate)

Micronesia Facts Info Stuff (FM):

Micronesia Latitude Facts: 9.53 and Micronesia Longitude Facts: 138.12

More World Country Facts:

  1. Tuvalu Category: People - Education expenditures (% of GDP): NA

  2. Kazakhstan Category: Government - National holiday: Independence Day, 16 December (1991)

  3. Reunion Category: Government - Judicial branch: Court of Appeals or Cour d'Appel

  4. Canada Category: Transportation - Railways (km): total: 48,068 km; standard gauge: 48,068 km 1.435-m gauge (2006)

  5. Greece Category: Transportation - Pipelines (km): gas 1,197 km; oil 75 km (2008)

Micronesia Regions are: Yap

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Bhutan Category: Economy - Oil - production (bbl/day): 0 bbl/day (2007 estimate)

  2. Bulgaria Category: Economy - Fiscal year: calendar year

  3. Togo Category: Economy - Exchange rates: Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF) per US dollar - 482.71 (2007), 522.59 (2006), 527.47 (2005), 528.29 (2004), 581.2 (2003); note: since 1 January 1999, the XOF franc has been pegged to the euro at a rate of 655.957 XOF francs per euro

  4. Bolivia Category: Economy - Public debt (% of GDP): 52.7% of GDP (2008 estimate)

  5. Montenegro Category: Geography - Irrigated land (sq km): NA



Source: CIA - The World Factbook