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Paraguay Latitude Facts: -25.5436363636364 and Paraguay Longitude Facts: -56.6293181818182

Paraguay Regions are: Alto Parana Amambay Caaguazu Caazapa Canindeyu Central Concepcion Cordillera Guaira Itapua Neembucu Paraguari Presidente Hayes

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Baker Island Category: Geography - Area - comparative: about 2.5 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

  2. Marshall Islands Category: Economy - Exports: .4 million f.o.b. (2008 estimate)

  3. Armenia Category: Government - Executive branch: chief of state: President Serzh SARGSIAN (since 9 April 2008); head of government: Prime Minister Tigran SARGSIAN (since 9 April 2008); cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed by the prime minister; elections: president elected by popular vote for a five-year term (eligible for a second term); election last held 19 February 2008 (next to be held February 2013); prime minister appointed by the president based on majority or plurality support in parliament; the prime minister and Council of Ministers must resign if the National Assembly refuses to accept their program; election results: Serzh SARGSIAN elected president; percent of vote - Serzh SARGSIAN 52.9%, Levon TER-PETROSSIAN 21.5%, Artur BAGHDASARIAN 16.7%

  4. European Union Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: as a political union, the EU has no border disputes with neighboring countries, but Estonia has no land boundary agreements with Russia, Slovenia disputes its land and maritime boundaries with Croatia, and Spain has territorial and maritime disputes with Morocco and with the UK over Gibraltar; the EU has set up a Schengen area - consisting of 22 EU member states that have signed the convention implementing the Schengen agreements or "acquis" (1985 and 1990) on the free movement of persons and the harmonization of border controls in Europe; these agreements became incorporated into EU law with the implementation of the 1997 Treaty of Amsterdam on 1 May 1999; in addition, non-EU states Iceland and Norway (as part of the Nordic Union) have been included in the Schengen area since 1996 (full members in 2001), bringing the total current membership to 24; the UK (since 2000) and Ireland (since 2002) take part in only some aspects of the Schengen area, especially with respect to police and criminal matters; nine of the 12 new member states that joined the EU in 2004 joined Schengen on 21 December 2007; of the three remaining EU states, Cyprus is expected to join by 2009, while Romania and Bulgaria continue to enhance their border security systems

  5. Kingman Reef Category: Geography - Natural hazards: wet or awash most of the time, maximum elevation of about 1 meter makes Kingman Reef a maritime hazard



CIT.DIRECTORY Source: CIA - The World Factbook - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2028.html