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  3. Jan Mayen Category: Geography - Maritime claims: territorial sea: 4 nm; contiguous zone: 10 nm; exclusive economic zone: 200 nm; continental shelf: 200 m depth or to the depth of exploitation

  4. Cameroon Category: Geography - Land boundaries (km): total: 4,591 km; border countries: Central African Republic 797 km, Chad 1,094 km, Republic of the Congo 523 km, Equatorial Guinea 189 km, Gabon 298 km, Nigeria 1,690 km

  5. Suriname Category: Geography - Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural): total: 0.67 cu km/yr (4%/3%/93%); per capita: 1,489 cu m/yr (2000)

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Namibia Facts Info Stuff (NA):

Namibia Latitude Facts: -22.0231034482759 and Namibia Longitude Facts: 16.9275862068965

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  2. Austria Category: Military - Military branches: Land Forces (KdoLdSK), Air Forces (KdoLuSK)

  3. Netherlands Category: People - Nationality: noun: Dutchman(men), Dutchwoman(women); adjective: Dutch

  4. Cuba Category: Geography - Land use (%): arable land: 27.63%; permanent crops: 6.54%; other: 65.83% (2005)

  5. Ethiopia Category: Introduction - Background: Unique among African countries, the ancient Ethiopian monarchy maintained its freedom from colonial rule with the exception of the 1936-41 Italian occupation during World War II. In 1974, a military junta, the Derg, deposed Emperor Haile SELASSIE (who had ruled since 1930) and established a socialist state. Torn by bloody coups, uprisings, wide-scale drought, and massive refugee problems, the regime was finally toppled in 1991 by a coalition of rebel forces, the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF). A constitution was adopted in 1994, and Ethiopia's first multiparty elections were held in 1995. A border war with Eritrea late in the 1990s ended with a peace treaty in December 2000. The Eritrea-Ethiopia Border Commission in November 2007 remotely demarcated the border by geographical coordinates, but final demarcation of the boundary on the ground is currently on hold because of Ethiopian objections to an international commission's finding requiring it to surrender territory considered sensitive to Ethiopia.

Namibia Regions are: Caprivi Erongo Hardap Karas Kunene Ohangwena Okavango Omaheke Oshana Oshikoto Otjozondjupa Windhoek

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  4. Congo, Democratic Republic of the Category: Transportation - Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 211; 1,524 to 2,437 m: 17; 914 to 1,523 m: 95; under 914 m: 99 (2007)

  5. French Guiana Category: Economy - Electricity - consumption (kWh): 432.6 million kWh (2003)

Source: CIA - The World Factbook