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World Country Facts:

  1. Haiti Category: Economy - Economy - overview: Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, with 80% of the population living under the poverty line and 54% in abject poverty. Two-thirds of all Haitians depend on the agricultural sector, mainly small-scale subsistence farming, and remain vulnerable to damage from frequent natural disasters, exacerbated by the country's widespread deforestation. A macroeconomic program developed in 2005 with the help of the International Monetary Fund helped the economy grow 3.5% in 2007, the highest growth rate since 1999. US economic engagement under the Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement (HOPE) Act, passed in December 2006, has boosted the garment and automotive parts exports and investment by providing tariff-free access to the US. Haiti suffers from high inflation, a lack of investment because of insecurity and limited infrastructure, and a severe trade deficit. In 2005, Haiti paid its arrears to the World Bank, paving the way for reengagement with the Bank. The government relies on formal international economic assistance for fiscal sustainability. Remittances are the primary source of foreign exchange, equaling nearly a quarter of GDP and more than twice the earnings from exports.

  2. Lesotho Category: Economy - Economic aid - recipient: .82 million (2005)

  3. French Southern and Antarctic Lands Category: Transportation - Transportation - note: aids to navigation - lighthouses: Europa Island 18m; Juan de Nova Island (W side) 37m; Tromelin Island (NW point) 11m (all in the Iles Eparses district)

  4. United States Category: Economy - Economic aid - donor: ODA, .53 billion (2006)

  5. Southern Ocean Category: Geography - Terrain: the Southern Ocean is deep, 4,000 to 5,000 m over most of its extent with only limited areas of shallow water; the Antarctic continental shelf is generally narrow and unusually deep, its edge lying at depths of 400 to 800 m (the global mean is 133 m); the Antarctic icepack grows from an average minimum of 2.6 million sq km in March to about 18.8 million sq km in September, better than a sixfold increase in area; the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (21,000 km in length) moves perpetually eastward; it is the world's largest ocean current, transporting 130 million cubic meters of water per second - 100 times the flow of all the world's rivers

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Random World Country Facts:

  1. Congo, Democratic Republic of the Category: Geography - Environment - international agreements: party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Ozone Layer Protection, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands; signed, but not ratified: Environmental Modification

  2. Uruguay Category: Economy - Oil - imports (bbl/day): 43,670 bbl/day (2007)

  3. Armenia Category: Economy - Natural gas - proved reserves (cu m): 0 cu m (1 January 2006 estimate)

  4. Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Category: Military - Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the UK

  5. British Indian Ocean Territory Category: Economy - Electricity - production (kWh): NA kWh; note - electricity supplied by the US military

Qatar Facts Info Stuff (QA):

Qatar Latitude Facts: 25.3154545454545 and Qatar Longitude Facts: 51.4181818181818

More World Country Facts:

  1. Denmark Category: People - Median age (years): total: 40.3 years; male: 39.4 years; female: 41.2 years (2008 estimate)

  2. Netherlands Antilles Category: Geography - Map references: Central America and the Caribbean

  3. Macedonia Category: Geography - Natural hazards: high seismic risks

  4. Saint Kitts and Nevis Category: Economy - Industrial production growth rate (%): NA%

  5. Johnston Atoll Category: Economy - Economy - overview: no economic activity

Qatar Regions are: Ad Dawhah Al Jumaliyah Al Khawr Al Wakrah Municipality

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Ashmore and Cartier Islands Category: Government - Dependency status: territory of Australia; administered by the Australian Attorney-General's Department

  2. Belgium Category: People - HIV/AIDS - deaths: fewer than 100 (2003 estimate)

  3. Trinidad and Tobago Category: Communications - Radio broadcast stations: AM 4, FM 18, shortwave 0 (2001)

  4. Turks and Caicos Islands Category: Government - Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal

  5. Tuvalu Category: People - Population growth rate (%): 1.577% (2008 estimate)

Source: CIA - The World Factbook