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World Country Facts:

  1. Tanzania Category: Introduction - Background: Shortly after achieving independence from Britain in the early 1960s, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the nation of Tanzania in 1964. One-party rule came to an end in 1995 with the first democratic elections held in the country since the 1970s. Zanzibar's semi-autonomous status and popular opposition have led to two contentious elections since 1995, which the ruling party won despite international observers' claims of voting irregularities.

  2. Germany Category: Geography - Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural): total: 38.01 cu km/yr (12%/68%/20%); per capita: 460 cu m/yr (2001)

  3. Malaysia Category: Geography - Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural): total: 9.02 cu km/yr (17%/21%/62%); per capita: 356 cu m/yr (2000)

  4. Bassas da India Category: Economy - Economy - overview: no economic activity

  5. Saint Barthelemy Category: People - Languages (%): French (primary), English

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  1. Tokelau Category: Economy - Agriculture - products: coconuts, copra, breadfruit, papayas, bananas; pigs, poultry, goats; fish

  2. Somalia Category: People - Birth rate (births/1,000 population): 44.12 births/1,000 population (2008 estimate)

  3. Saudi Arabia Category: Geography - Coastline (km): 2,640 km

  4. Nauru Category: Economy - Natural gas - production (cu m): 0 cu m (2007 estimate)

  5. Spain Category: Economy - Fiscal year: calendar year

Netherlands Facts Info Stuff (NL):

Netherlands Latitude Facts: 52.2227067892079 and Netherlands Longitude Facts: 5.58108508745921

More World Country Facts:

  1. Guinea Category: Economy - Fiscal year: calendar year

  2. Philippines Category: Communications - Television broadcast stations: 250 (plus 1,501 CATV networks) (2007)

  3. Brunei Category: People - Life expectancy at birth (years): total population: 75.52 years; male: 73.32 years; female: 77.83 years (2008 estimate)

  4. United Arab Emirates Category: Government - Executive branch: chief of state: President KHALIFA bin Zayid al-Nuhayyan (since 3 November 2004), ruler of Abu Zaby (Abu Dhabi) (since 4 November 2004); Vice President and Prime Minister MUHAMMAD bin Rashid al-Maktum (since 5 January 2006); head of government: Prime Minister and Vice President MUHAMMAD bin Rashid al-Maktum (since 5 January 2006); Deputy Prime Ministers SULTAN bin Zayid al-Nuhayyan (since 20 November 1990) and HAMDAN bin Zayid al-Nuhayyan (since 20 October 2003); cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed by the president; note: there is also a Federal Supreme Council (FSC) composed of the seven emirate rulers; the FSC is the highest constitutional authority in the UAE; establishes general policies and sanctions federal legislation; meets four times a year; Abu Zaby (Abu Dhabi) and Dubayy (Dubai) rulers have effective veto power; elections: president and vice president elected by the FSC for five-year terms (no term limits); election last held 3 November 2004 upon the death of the UAE's Founding Father and first President ZAYID bin Sultan Al Nuhayyan (next to be held in 2009); prime minister and deputy prime minister appointed by the president; election results: KHALIFA bin Zayid al-Nuhayyan elected president by a unanimous vote of the FSC; MUHAMMAD bin Rashid al-Maktum unanimously affirmed vice president after the 2006 death of his brother Sheikh Maktum bin Rashid al-Maktum

  5. Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Category: Communications - Television broadcast stations: 2 (British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) provides multi-channel satellite service to members of UK Forces as well as islanders); cable television is available in Stanley (2006)

Netherlands Regions are: Drenthe Flevoland Friesland Gelderland Groningen Limburg Noord-Brabant Noord-Holland Overijssel Utrecht Zeeland Zuid-Holland

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Bahrain Category: People - Literacy (%): definition: age 15 and over can read and write; total population: 86.5%; male: 88.6%; female: 83.6% (2001 census)

  2. Bangladesh Category: Economy - Labor force: 70.86 million; note: extensive export of labor to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, Oman, Qatar, and Malaysia; workers' remittances estimated at .8 billion in 2005-06. (2008 estimate)

  3. Slovenia Category: Government - National holiday: Independence Day/Statehood Day, 25 June (1991)

  4. Cayman Islands Category: Government - Independence: none (overseas territory of the UK)

  5. Andorra Category: Economy - Electricity - production (kWh): NA kWh



Source: CIA - The World Factbook