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  4. Fiji Category: Economy - GDP (official exchange rate): .783 billion (2008 estimate)

  5. Niue Category: Economy - GDP - composition by sector (%): agriculture: 23.5%; industry: 26.9%; services: 49.5% (2003)

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Solomon Islands Facts Info Stuff (SB):

Solomon Islands Latitude Facts: -9.43 and Solomon Islands Longitude Facts: 159.95

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  1. Liechtenstein Category: Geography - Elevation extremes (m): lowest point: Ruggeller Riet 430 m; highest point: Vorder-Grauspitz 2,599 m

  2. Gaza Strip Category: Geography - Natural hazards: droughts

  3. Isle of Man Category: Economy - Industries: financial services, light manufacturing, tourism

  4. Tanzania Category: Geography - Geographic coordinates: 6 00 S, 35 00 E

  5. Christmas Island Category: Geography - Area - comparative: about three-quarters the size of Washington, DC

Solomon Islands Regions are: Makira

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Singapore Category: Communications - Internet users: 3.105 million (2007)

  2. San Marino Category: People - Death rate (deaths/1,000 population): 8.37 deaths/1,000 population (2008 estimate)

  3. Saint Martin Category: Government - Flag description: the flag of France is used

  4. Niue Category: Economy - Oil - consumption (bbl/day): 20 bbl/day (2006 estimate)

  5. United States Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: the U.S. has intensified domestic security measures and is collaborating closely with its neighbors, Canada and Mexico, to monitor and control legal and illegal personnel, transport, and commodities across the international borders; abundant rainfall in recent years along much of the Mexico-US border region has ameliorated periodically strained water-sharing arrangements; 1990 Maritime Boundary Agreement in the Bering Sea still awaits Russian Duma ratification; managed maritime boundary disputes with Canada at Dixon Entrance, Beaufort Sea, Strait of Juan de Fuca, and around the disputed Machias Seal Island and North Rock; The Bahamas and US have not been able to agree on a maritime boundary; US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay is leased from Cuba and only mutual agreement or US abandonment of the area can terminate the lease; Haiti claims US-administered Navassa Island; US has made no territorial claim in Antarctica (but has reserved the right to do so) and does not recognize the claims of any other states; Marshall Islands claims Wake Island; Tokelau included American Samoa's Swains Island among the islands listed in its 2006 draft constitution



Source: CIA - The World Factbook