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World Country Facts:

  1. Pacific Ocean Category: Geography - Natural resources: oil and gas fields, polymetallic nodules, sand and gravel aggregates, placer deposits, fish

  2. Paracel Islands Category: Transportation - Airports - with paved runways: total: 1; 1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 (2007)

  3. Saudi Arabia Category: Geography - Environment - current issues: desertification; depletion of underground water resources; the lack of perennial rivers or permanent water bodies has prompted the development of extensive seawater desalination facilities; coastal pollution from oil spills

  4. Cocos (Keeling) Islands Category: Government - Legislative branch: unicameral Cocos (Keeling) Islands Shire Council (7 seats); elections: held every two years with half the members standing for election; last held in May 2007 (next to be held in May 2009)

  5. Sweden Category: Economy - Electricity - consumption (kWh): 133.6 billion kWh (2006 estimate)

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Random World Country Facts:

  1. Belize Category: Economy - Reserves of foreign exchange and gold: 7 million (31 December 2008 estimate)

  2. Canada Category: Geography - Natural hazards: continuous permafrost in north is a serious obstacle to development; cyclonic storms form east of the Rocky Mountains, a result of the mixing of air masses from the Arctic, Pacific, and North American interior, and produce most of the country's rain and snow east of the mountains

  3. Yemen Category: Government - Political pressure groups and leaders: NA

  4. Nicaragua Category: Economy - Imports - commodities (%): consumer goods, machinery and equipment, raw materials, petroleum products

  5. Guinea-Bissau Category: Geography - Area - comparative: slightly less than three times the size of Connecticut

New Zealand Facts Info Stuff (NZ):

New Zealand Latitude Facts: -39.9925192802056 and New Zealand Longitude Facts: 173.938663239075

More World Country Facts:

  1. Austria Category: Government - Political pressure groups and leaders: Austrian Trade Union Federation or OeGB (nominally independent but primarily Social Democratic); Federal Economic Chamber; OeVP-oriented Association of Austrian Industrialists or IV; Roman Catholic Church, including its chief lay organization, Catholic Action; other: three composite leagues of the Austrian People's Party or OeVP representing business, labor, farmers, and other nongovernment organizations in the areas of environment and human rights

  2. Honduras Category: Government - Country name: conventional long form: Republic of Honduras; conventional short form: Honduras; local long form: Republica de Honduras; local short form: Honduras

  3. Congo, Republic of the Category: Military - Military branches: Congolese Armed Forces (Forces Armees Congolaises, FAC): Army, Navy, Congolese Air Force (Armee de l'Air Congolaise), Gendarmerie, Special Presidential Security Guard (GSSP) (2008)

  4. Trinidad and Tobago Category: People - Languages (%): English (official), Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), French, Spanish, Chinese

  5. Bosnia and Herzegovina Category: Economy - Oil - consumption (bbl/day): 27,590 bbl/day (2006 estimate)

New Zealand Regions are: Auckland Bay of Plenty Canterbury Gisborne Hawke's Bay Manawatu-Wanganui Marlborough Nelson Otago Southland Taranaki Waikato Wellington West Coast

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Akrotiri Category: Geography - Geography - note: British extraterritorial rights also extended to several small off-post sites scattered across Cyprus; of the Sovereign Base Area land, 60% is privately owned and farmed, 20% is owned by the Ministry of Defense, and 20% is SBA Crown land

  2. Northern Mariana Islands Category: Economy - Industrial production growth rate (%): NA%

  3. Congo, Democratic Republic of the Category: Economy - Current account balance: -2 million (2007 estimate)

  4. Comoros Category: Government - Diplomatic representation in the US: chief of mission: Representative to the US and Ambassador to the UN Mohamed TOIHIRI; chancery: Mission to the US, 336 East 45th Street (2nd floor), New York, NY 10017; telephone: [1] (212) 750-1637

  5. Pitcairn Islands Category: Government - Legislative branch: unicameral Island Council (10 seats; 5 members elected by popular vote, 1 nominated by the 5 elected members, 2 appointed by the governor including 1 seat for the Island Secretary, the Island Mayor, and a commissioner liaising between the governor and council; elected members serve one-year terms); elections: last held 24 December 2006 (next to be held in December 2007); election results: percent of vote - NA; seats - all independents

Source: CIA - The World Factbook