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World Country Facts:

  1. Paracel Islands Category: Geography - Geographic coordinates: 16 30 N, 112 00 E

  2. Macau Category: Government - Legislative branch: unicameral Legislative Assembly (29 seats; 12 members elected by popular vote, 10 by indirect vote, and 7 appointed by the chief executive; to serve four-year terms); elections: last held 25 September 2005 (next in September 2009); election results: percent of vote - New Democratic Macau Association 18.8%, Macau United Citizens' Association 16.6%, Union for Development 13.3%, Union for Promoting Progress 9.6%, Macau Development Alliance 9.3%, others 32.4%; seats by political group - New Democratic Macau Association 2, Macau United Citizens' Association 2, Union for Development 2, Union for Promoting Progress 2, Macau Development Alliance 1, others 3; 10 seats filled by professional and business groups; seven members appointed by chief executive

  3. Jarvis Island Category: Geography - Natural hazards: the narrow fringing reef surrounding the island poses a maritime hazard

  4. Japan Category: Geography - Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural): total: 88.43 cu km/yr (20%/18%/62%); per capita: 690 cu m/yr (2000)

  5. Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Category: Government - Legal system: English common law

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  3. Guernsey Category: Geography - Area (sq km): total: 78 sq km; land: 78 sq km; water: 0 sq km; note: includes Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Sark, and some other smaller islands

  4. Estonia Category: People - Population: 1,307,605 (July 2008 estimate)

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Papua New Guinea Facts Info Stuff (PG):

Papua New Guinea Latitude Facts: -6.43166666666667 and Papua New Guinea Longitude Facts: 147.828333333333

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  1. Portugal Category: Geography - Geographic coordinates: 39 30 N, 8 00 W

  2. Yemen Category: Economy - GDP (purchasing power parity): .48 billion (2008 estimate)

  3. Suriname Category: Government - Constitution: ratified 30 September 1987; effective 30 October 1987

  4. Ghana Category: Transportation - Merchant marine: total: 4; by type: petroleum tanker 1, refrigerated cargo 3; foreign-owned: 1 (Brazil 1) (2008)

  5. Kosovo Category: Government - Legislative branch: unicameral Kosovo Assembly of the Provisional Government (120 seats; 100 seats directly elected, 10 seats for Serbs, 10 seats for other minorities; to serve three-year terms); elections: last held 17 November 2007 (next to be held in 2011); election results: percent of vote by party - PDK 34.3%, LDK 22.6%, AKR 12.3%, LDD 10.0%, AAK 9.6%, other 11.2%; seats by party - PDK 37, LDK 25, AKR 13, LDD 11, AAK 10, other 4

Papua New Guinea Regions are: East New Britain Eastern Highlands Madang Milne Bay Morobe National Capital New Ireland Sandaun Western Highlands

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  1. Micronesia, Federated States of Category: Government - Diplomatic representation from the US: chief of mission: Ambassador Miriam K. HUGHES; embassy: 101 Upper Pics Road, Kolonia; mailing address: P. O. Box 1286, Kolonia, Pohnpei, 96941; telephone: [691] 320-2187; FAX: [691] 320-2186

  2. Colombia Category: Geography - Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural): total: 10.71 cu km/yr (50%/4%/46%); per capita: 235 cu m/yr (2000)

  3. Atlantic Ocean Category: Geography - Area - comparative: slightly less than 6.5 times the size of the US

  4. French Southern and Antarctic Lands Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: French claim to "Adelie Land" in Antarctica is not recognized by the US; Bassas da India, Europa Island, Glorioso Islands, Juan de Nova Island (Iles Eparses): claimed by Madagascar; Tromelin Island (Iles Eparses): claimed by Mauritius

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



Source: CIA - The World Factbook