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World Country Facts:

  1. Ghana Category: Economy - Economic aid - recipient: .316 billion in loans and grants (2007)

  2. Timor-Leste Category: Transnational Issues - Refugees and internally displaced persons: IDPs: 100,000 (2007)

  3. British Virgin Islands Category: Economy - Exports - partners (%): Virgin Islands (US), Puerto Rico, US (2006)

  4. Tajikistan Category: Geography - Area - comparative: slightly smaller than Wisconsin

  5. Mozambique Category: Geography - Irrigated land (sq km): 1,180 sq km (2003)

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  4. Faroe Islands Category: People - Death rate (deaths/1,000 population): 8.67 deaths/1,000 population (2008 estimate)

  5. Cayman Islands Category: People - HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA

Pakistan Facts Info Stuff (PK):

Pakistan Latitude Facts: 31.2358282208589 and Pakistan Longitude Facts: 71.8571779141104

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  1. Monaco Category: Geography - Area (sq km): total: 1.95 sq km; land: 1.95 sq km; water: 0 sq km

  2. Azerbaijan Category: Transportation - Railways (km): total: 2,122 km; broad gauge: 2,122 km 1.520-m gauge (1,278 km electrified) (2006)

  3. Trinidad and Tobago Category: Economy - Natural gas - proved reserves (cu m): 481.3 billion cu m (1 January 2008 estimate)

  4. Indonesia Category: People - Nationality: noun: Indonesian(s); adjective: Indonesian

  5. Antarctica Category: Government - Government type: Antarctic Treaty Summary - the Antarctic Treaty, signed on 1 December 1959 and entered into force on 23 June 1961, establishes the legal framework for the management of Antarctica; the 30th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting was held in Delhi, India in April/May 2007; at these periodic meetings, decisions are made by consensus (not by vote) of all consultative member nations; at the end of 2007, there were 46 treaty member nations: 28 consultative and 18 non-consultative; consultative (decision-making) members include the seven nations that claim portions of Antarctica as national territory (some claims overlap) and 21 non-claimant nations; the US and Russia have reserved the right to make claims; the US does not recognize the claims of others; Antarctica is administered through meetings of the consultative member nations; decisions from these meetings are carried out by these member nations (with respect to their own nationals and operations) in accordance with their own national laws; the years in parentheses indicate when a consultative member-nation acceded to the Treaty and when it was accepted as a consultative member, while no date indicates the country was an original 1959 treaty signatory; claimant nations are - Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, NZ, Norway, and the UK. Nonclaimant consultative nations are - Belgium, Brazil (1975/1983), Bulgaria (1978/1998) China (1983/1985), Ecuador (1987/1990), Finland (1984/1989), Germany (1979/1981), India (1983/1983), Italy (1981/1987), Japan, South Korea (1986/1989), Netherlands (1967/1990), Peru (1981/1989), Poland (1961/1977), Russia, South Africa, Spain (1982/1988), Sweden (1984/1988), Ukraine (1992/2004), Uruguay (1980/1985), and the US; non-consultative members, with year of accession in parentheses, are - Austria (1987), Belarus (2006), Canada (1988), Colombia (1989), Cuba (1984), Czech Republic (1962/1993), Denmark (1965), Estonia (2001), Greece (1987), Guatemala (1991), Hungary (1984), North Korea (1987), Papua New Guinea (1981), Romania (1971), Slovakia (1962/1993), Switzerland (1990), Turkey (1996), and Venezuela (1999); note - Czechoslovakia acceded to the Treaty in 1962 and separated into the Czech Republic and Slovakia in 1993; Article 1 - area to be used for peaceful purposes only; military activity, such as weapons testing, is prohibited, but military personnel and equipment may be used for scientific research or any other peaceful purpose; Article 2 - freedom of scientific investigation and cooperation shall continue; Article 3 - free exchange of information and personnel, cooperation with the UN and other international agencies; Article 4 - does not recognize, dispute, or establish territorial claims and no new claims shall be asserted while the treaty is in force; Article 5 - prohibits nuclear explosions or disposal of radioactive wastes; Article 6 - includes under the treaty all land and ice shelves south of 60 degrees 00 minutes south and reserves high seas rights; Article 7 - treaty-state observers have free access, including aerial observation, to any area and may inspect all stations, installations, and equipment; advance notice of all expeditions and of the introduction of military personnel must be given; Article 8 - allows for jurisdiction over observers and scientists by their own states; Article 9 - frequent consultative meetings take place among member nations; Article 10 - treaty states will discourage activities by any country in Antarctica that are contrary to the treaty; Article 11 - disputes to be settled peacefully by the parties concerned or, ultimately, by the ICJ; Articles 12, 13, 14 - deal with upholding, interpreting, and amending the treaty among involved nations; other agreements - some 200 recommendations adopted at treaty consultative meetings and ratified by governments include - Agreed Measures for Fauna and Flora (1964) which were later incorporated into the Environmental Protocol; Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Seals (1972); Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (1980); a mineral resources agreement was signed in 1988 but remains unratified; the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty was signed 4 October 1991 and entered into force 14 January 1998; this agreement provides for the protection of the Antarctic environment through six specific annexes: 1) environmental impact assessment, 2) conservation of Antarctic fauna and flora, 3) waste disposal and waste management, 4) prevention of marine pollution, 5) area protection and management and 6) liability arising from environmental emergencies; it prohibits all activities relating to mineral resources except scientific research; a permanent Antarctic Treaty Secretariat was established in 2004 in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Pakistan Regions are: Azad Kashmir Balochistan Federally Administered Tribal Areas Islamabad North-West Frontier Northern Areas Punjab Sindh

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  2. India Category: Economy - Oil - consumption (bbl/day): 2.722 million bbl/day (2007 estimate)

  3. French Southern and Antarctic Lands Category: Geography - Maritime claims: territorial sea: 12 nm; exclusive economic zone: 200 nm from Iles Kerguelen and Iles Eparses (does not include the rest of French Southern and Antarctic Lands); Juan de Nova Island and Tromelin Island claim a continental shelf of 200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

  4. Sri Lanka Category: People - Major infectious diseases: degree of risk: high; food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea and hepatitis A; vectorborne disease: dengue fever and malaria; water contact disease: leptospirosis (2008)

  5. Cameroon Category: Government - Suffrage: 20 years of age; universal



Source: CIA - The World Factbook