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World Country Facts:

  1. Congo, Democratic Republic of the Category: Government - Diplomatic representation in the US: chief of mission: Ambassador Faida MITIFU; chancery: 1800 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009: note - Consular Office at 1726 M Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20036; telephone: [1] (202) 234-7690, 7691; FAX: [1] (202) 234-2609

  2. Cayman Islands Category: Government - Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK

  3. Holy See (Vatican City) Category: Government - Legal system: based on Code of Canon Law and revisions to it

  4. Tajikistan Category: Communications - Telephone system: general assessment: poorly developed and not well maintained; many towns are not linked to the national network; domestic: the domestic telecommunications network has historically been under funded and poorly maintained; main line availability has not changed significantly since 1998; cellular telephone use is growing but geographic coverage remains limited; international: country code - 992; linked by cable and microwave radio relay to other CIS republics and by leased connections to the Moscow international gateway switch; Dushanbe linked by Intelsat to international gateway switch in Ankara (Turkey); satellite earth stations - 3 (2 Intelsat and 1 Orbita) (2006)

  5. Akrotiri Category: Government - Country name: conventional long form: Akrotiri Sovereign Base Area; conventional short form: Akrotiri

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Random World Country Facts:

  1. Iles Eparses Category: Geography - Geographic coordinates: Bassas da India: 21 30 S, 39 50 E; Europa Island: 22 20 S, 40 22 E; Glorioso Islands: 11 30 S, 47 20 E; Juan de Nova Island: 17 03 S, 42 45 E; Tromelin Island: 15 52 S, 54 25 E

  2. Bassas da India Category: Geography - Natural resources: none

  3. Jordan Category: Economy - Labor force: 1.615 million (2008 estimate)

  4. Syria Category: Economy - Exports: .12 billion f.o.b. (2008 estimate)

  5. Solomon Islands Category: Economy - Economy - overview: The bulk of the population depends on agriculture, fishing, and forestry for at least part of its livelihood. Most manufactured goods and petroleum products must be imported. The islands are rich in undeveloped mineral resources such as lead, zinc, nickel, and gold. Prior to the arrival of the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI), severe ethnic violence, the closing of key businesses, and an empty government treasury culminated in economic collapse. RAMSI's efforts to restore law and order and economic stability have led to modest growth as the economy rebuilds.

Poland Facts Info Stuff (PL):

Poland Latitude Facts: 51.7545415595542 and Poland Longitude Facts: 19.2575706940873

More World Country Facts:

  1. Egypt Category: Communications - Telephones - main lines in use: 11.229 million (2007)

  2. Atlantic Ocean Category: Transportation - Transportation - note: Kiel Canal and Saint Lawrence Seaway are two important waterways; significant domestic commercial and recreational use of Intracoastal Waterway on central and south Atlantic seaboard and Gulf of Mexico coast of US; the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial waters of littoral states and offshore Atlantic waters as high risk for piracy and armed robbery against ships, particularly in the Gulf of Guinea off West Africa, the east coast of Brazil, and the Caribbean Sea; numerous commercial vessels have been attacked and hijacked both at anchor and while underway; hijacked vessels are often disguised and cargoes stolen; crews have been robbed and stores or cargoes stolen

  3. Japan Category: People - HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%): less than 0.1% (2003 estimate)

  4. Papua New Guinea Category: Government - Administrative divisions: 20 provinces; Bougainville, Central, Chimbu, Eastern Highlands, East New Britain, East Sepik, Enga, Gulf, Madang, Manus, Milne Bay, Morobe, National Capital, New Ireland, Northern, Sandaun, Southern Highlands, Western, Western Highlands, West New Britain

  5. Guinea-Bissau Category: Economy - Budget: revenues: $NA; expenditures: $NA

Poland Regions are: Biala Podlaska Bialystok Bielsko Bydgoszcz Chelm Ciechanow Czestochowa Dolnoslaskie Elblag Gdansk Gorzow Jelenia Gora Kalisz Katowice Kielce Konin Koszalin Krakow Krosno Kujawsko-Pomorskie Legnica Leszno Lodz Lodzkie Lomza Lubelskie Lublin Lubuskie Malopolskie Nowy Sacz Olsztyn Opole Opolskie Ostroleka Pila Piotrkow Plock Podkarpackie Podlaskie Pomorskie Poznan Przemysl Radom Rzeszow Siedlce Sieradz Skierniewice Slaskie Slupsk Suwalki Swietokrzyskie Tarnobrzeg Tarnow Torun Walbrzych Warminsko-Mazurskie Warszawa Wielkopolskie Wloclawek Wroclaw Zachodniopomorskie Zamosc Zielona Gora

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Philippines Category: Transportation - Transportation - note: the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial and offshore waters in the South China Sea as high risk for piracy and armed robbery against ships; numerous commercial vessels have been attacked and hijacked both at anchor and while underway; hijacked vessels are often disguised and cargo diverted to ports in East Asia; crews have been murdered or cast adrift

  2. British Indian Ocean Territory Category: Geography - Map references: Political Map of the World

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

  4. Brazil Category: Introduction - Background: Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822 and a republic in 1889. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of the country when in 1985 the military regime peacefully ceded power to civilian rulers. Brazil continues to pursue industrial and agricultural growth and development of its interior. Exploiting vast natural resources and a large labor pool, it is today South America's leading economic power and a regional leader. Highly unequal income distribution and crime remain pressing problems.

  5. Chile Category: Government - Administrative divisions: 15 regions (regiones, singular - region); Aisen del General Carlos Ibanez del Campo, Antofagasta, Araucania, Arica y Parinacota, Atacama, Biobio, Coquimbo, Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins, Los Lagos, Los Rios, Magallanes y de la Antartica Chilena, Maule, Region Metropolitana (Santiago), Tarapaca, Valparaiso; note: the US does not recognize claims to Antarctica



Source: CIA - The World Factbook