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World Country Facts:

  1. Canada Category: Geography - Environment - international agreements: party to: Air Pollution, Air Pollution-Nitrogen Oxides, Air Pollution-Persistent Organic Pollutants, Air Pollution-Sulfur 85, Air Pollution-Sulfur 94, Antarctic-Environmental Protocol, Antarctic-Marine Living Resources, Antarctic Seals, Antarctic Treaty, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands; signed, but not ratified: Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds, Marine Life Conservation

  2. Hungary Category: Economy - Oil - production (bbl/day): 32,580 bbl/day (2007 estimate)

  3. Hong Kong Category: Transportation - Heliports: 5 (2007)

  4. Iceland Category: Economy - Labor force - by occupation (%): agriculture: 3%; industry: 19%; services: 78% (2007)

  5. Southern Ocean Category: Geography - Climate: sea temperatures vary from about 10 degrees Celsius to -2 degrees Celsius; cyclonic storms travel eastward around the continent and frequently are intense because of the temperature contrast between ice and open ocean; the ocean area from about latitude 40 south to the Antarctic Circle has the strongest average winds found anywhere on Earth; in winter the ocean freezes outward to 65 degrees south latitude in the Pacific sector and 55 degrees south latitude in the Atlantic sector, lowering surface temperatures well below 0 degrees Celsius; at some coastal points intense persistent drainage winds from the interior keep the shoreline ice-free throughout the winter

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Random World Country Facts:

  1. Saint Lucia Category: People - Total fertility rate (children born/woman): 1.86 children born/woman (2008 estimate)

  2. Seychelles Category: Economy - Natural gas - production (cu m): 0 cu m (2007 estimate)

  3. Turkey Category: Economy - Imports: 4.8 billion f.o.b. (2008 estimate)

  4. Netherlands Category: People - Languages (%): Dutch (official), Frisian (official)

  5. Albania Category: Government - Constitution: adopted by popular referendum on 22 November 1998; promulgated 28 November 1998

Russian Federation Facts Info Stuff (RU):

Russian Federation Latitude Facts: 53.850508237922 and Russian Federation Longitude Facts: 55.8959452666851

More World Country Facts:

  1. Montserrat Category: People - Age structure (%): 0-14 years: 27.8% (male 738/female 675); 15-64 years: 64.8% (male 1,575/female 1,716); 65 years and over: 7.4% (male 245/female 130) (2008 estimate)

  2. Ashmore and Cartier Islands Category: Geography - Area (sq km): total: 5 sq km; land: 5 sq km; water: 0 sq km; note: includes Ashmore Reef (West, Middle, and East Islets) and Cartier Island

  3. Lithuania Category: Economy - Natural gas - consumption (cu m): 3.44 billion cu m (2007 estimate)

  4. European Union Category: Economy - GDP - per capita (PPP): ,000 (2008 estimate)

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

Russian Federation Regions are: Adygeya Altaisky krai Amur Arkhangel'sk Astrakhan' Bashkortostan Belgorod Bryansk Buryat Chechnya Republic Chelyabinsk Chita Chukot Chuvashia Dagestan Evenk Gorno-Altay Irkutsk Ivanovo Kabardin-Balkar Kaliningrad Kalmyk Kaluga Kamchatka Karachay-Cherkess Karelia Kemerovo Khabarovsk Khakass Khanty-Mansiy Kirov Komi Komi-Permyak Koryak Kostroma Krasnodar Krasnoyarsk Kurgan Kursk Leningrad Lipetsk Magadan Mariy-El Mordovia Moscow City Moskva Murmansk Nenets Nizhegorod North Ossetia Novgorod Novosibirsk Omsk Orel Orenburg Penza Perm' Primor'ye Pskov Rostov Ryazan' Saint Petersburg City Sakha Sakhalin Samara Saratov Smolensk Stavropol' Sverdlovsk Tambovskaya oblast Tatarstan Taymyr Tomsk Tula Tuva Tver' Tyumen' Udmurt Ul'yanovsk Ust-Orda Buryat Vladimir Volgograd Vologda Voronezh Yamal-Nenets Yaroslavl' Yevrey

Various World Country Facts:

  1. United States Category: Economy - Reserves of foreign exchange and gold: .57 billion (31 December 2007 estimate)

  2. Jordan Category: Geography - Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural): total: 1.01 cu km/yr (21%/4%/75%); per capita: 177 cu m/yr (2000)

  3. Israel Category: Economy - Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad: .94 billion (2008 estimate)

  4. United Kingdom Category: Economy - Exchange rates: British pounds (GBP) per US dollar - 0.5302 (2008 est.), 0.4993 (2007), 0.5418 (2006), 0.5493 (2005), 0.5462 (2004)

  5. Turkey Category: Geography - Geography - note: strategic location controlling the Turkish Straits (Bosporus, Sea of Marmara, Dardanelles) that link Black and Aegean Seas; Mount Ararat, the legendary landing place of Noah's Ark, is in the far eastern portion of the country



Source: CIA - The World Factbook