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World Country Facts:

  1. Grenada Category: Geography - Land boundaries (km): 0 km

  2. Trinidad and Tobago Category: Government - Executive branch: chief of state: President George Maxwell RICHARDS (since 17 March 2003); head of government: Prime Minister Patrick MANNING (since 24 December 2001); cabinet: Cabinet appointed from among the members of Parliament; elections: president elected by an electoral college, which consists of the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, for a five-year term (eligible for a second term); election last held on 11 February 2008 (next to be held by February 2013); the president usually appoints as prime minister the leader of the majority party in the House of Representatives; election results: George Maxwell RICHARDS reelected president; percent of electoral college vote - NA

  3. Kuwait Category: Economy - Oil - proved reserves (bbl): 104 billion bbl (1 January 2008 estimate)

  4. Estonia Category: Economy - Distribution of family income - Gini index: 34 (2008)

  5. Kiribati Category: Economy - Imports: million c.i.f. (2004 estimate)

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  1. Korea, North Category: Transnational Issues - Illicit drugs: for years, from the 1970s into the 2000s, citizens of the Democratic People's Republic of (North) Korea (DPRK), many of them diplomatic employees of the government, were apprehended abroad while trafficking in narcotics, including two in Turkey in December 2004; police investigations in Taiwan and Japan in recent years have linked North Korea to large illicit shipments of heroin and methamphetamine, including an attempt by the North Korean merchant ship Pong Su to deliver 150 kg of heroin to Australia in April 2003

  2. Moldova Category: Geography - Geography - note: landlocked; well endowed with various sedimentary rocks and minerals including sand, gravel, gypsum, and limestone

  3. Pakistan Category: Economy - Oil - consumption (bbl/day): 345,000 bbl/day (2006 estimate)

  4. Brazil Category: Economy - Exchange rates: reals (BRL) per US dollar - 1.8644 (2008 est.), 1.85 (2007 est.), 2.1761 (2006), 2.4344 (2005), 2.9251 (2004)

  5. Kenya Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: Kenya served as an important mediator in brokering Sudan's north-south separation in February 2005; Kenya provides shelter to almost a quarter of a million refugees, including Ugandans who flee across the border periodically to seek protection from Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels; Kenya works hard to prevent the clan and militia fighting in Somalia from spreading across the border, which has long been open to nomadic pastoralists; the boundary that separates Kenya's and Sudan's sovereignty is unclear in the "Ilemi Triangle," which Kenya has administered since colonial times

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Somalia Latitude Facts: 8.61333333333333 and Somalia Longitude Facts: 45.52

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  1. Switzerland Category: Government - Government type: formally a confederation but similar in structure to a federal republic

  2. Kyrgyzstan Category: People - Birth rate (births/1,000 population): 23.31 births/1,000 population (2008 estimate)

  3. Gibraltar Category: Government - International organization participation: Interpol (subbureau), UPU

  4. Russia Category: Economy - Industries: complete range of mining and extractive industries producing coal, oil, gas, chemicals, and metals; all forms of machine building from rolling mills to high-performance aircraft and space vehicles; defense industries including radar, missile production, and advanced electronic components, shipbuilding; road and rail transportation equipment; communications equipment; agricultural machinery, tractors, and construction equipment; electric power generating and transmitting equipment; medical and scientific instruments; consumer durables, textiles, foodstuffs, handicrafts

  5. Saint Pierre and Miquelon Category: Geography - Elevation extremes (m): lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m; highest point: Morne de la Grande Montagne 240 m

Somalia Regions are: Banaadir Bari Nugaal Woqooyi Galbeed

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  1. Panama Category: Economy - Economic aid - recipient: .54 million (2005)

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  3. Bahrain Category: Military - Military expenditures (% of GDP): 4.5% of GDP (2006)

  4. Antigua and Barbuda Category: Economy - Natural gas - proved reserves (cu m): 0 cu m (1 January 2006 estimate)

  5. Kosovo Category: Economy - Current account balance: -4 million (2007)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook