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World Country Facts:

  1. Austria Category: Economy - Fiscal year: calendar year

  2. Poland Category: People - Languages (%): Polish 97.8%, other and unspecified 2.2% (2002 census)

  3. Korea, South Category: Economy - Oil - production (bbl/day): 20,970 bbl/day (2007 estimate)

  4. Uruguay Category: Government - Flag description: nine equal horizontal stripes of white (top and bottom) alternating with blue; a white square in the upper hoist-side corner with a yellow sun bearing a human face known as the Sun of May with 16 rays that alternate between triangular and wavy

  5. Georgia Category: Communications - Telephones - main lines in use: 556,100 (2007)

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  1. Antarctica Category: Transportation - Heliports: 53; note: all year-round and seasonal stations operated by National Antarctic Programs stations have some kind of helicopter landing facilities, prepared (helipads) or unprepared (2007)

  2. Cape Verde Category: Economy - Electricity - exports (kWh): 0 kWh (2007 estimate)

  3. Croatia Category: Communications - Internet country code: .hr

  4. Thailand Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: separatist violence in Thailand's predominantly Muslim southern provinces prompt border closures and controls with Malaysia to stem terrorist activities; Southeast Asian states have enhanced border surveillance to check the spread of avian flu; talks continue on completion of demarcation with Laos but disputes remain over several islands in the Mekong River; despite continuing border committee talks, Thailand must deal with Karen and other ethnic rebels, refugees, and illegal cross-border activities, and as of 2006, over 116,000 Karen, Hmong, and other refugees and asylum seekers from Burma; Cambodia and Thailand dispute sections of historic boundary with missing boundary markers; Cambodia claims Thai encroachments into Cambodian territory and obstructing access to Preah Vihear temple ruins awarded to Cambodia by ICJ decision in 1962; Thailand is studying the feasibility of jointly constructing the Hatgyi Dam on the Salween river near the border with Burma; in 2004, international environmentalist pressure prompted China to halt construction of 13 dams on the Salween River that flows through China, Burma, and Thailand

  5. Hong Kong Category: Economy - GDP (official exchange rate): 3.8 billion (2008 estimate)

Sri Lanka Facts Info Stuff (LK):

Sri Lanka Latitude Facts: 7.00133858267716 and Sri Lanka Longitude Facts: 80.3109448818898

More World Country Facts:

  1. Mauritania Category: Transportation - Roadways (km): total: 11,066 km; paved: 2,966 km; unpaved: 8,100 km (2006)

  2. Moldova Category: Economy - Economic aid - recipient: 1.8 million (2005)

  3. Guam Category: Geography - Geography - note: largest and southernmost island in the Mariana Islands archipelago; strategic location in western North Pacific Ocean

  4. Slovakia Category: Military - Military service age and obligation (years of age): 17-30 years of age for voluntary military service; conscription abolished in 2006; women are eligible to serve (2007)

  5. Spratly Islands Category: Geography - Area - comparative: NA

Sri Lanka Regions are: Central North Central North Western Northern Sabaragamuwa Southern Uva Western

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  1. Iceland Category: Geography - Irrigated land (sq km): NA

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  3. Jordan Category: Government - Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of black (top), representing the Abbassid Caliphate, white, representing the Ummayyad Caliphate, and green, representing the Fatimid Caliphate; a red isosceles triangle on the hoist side, representing the Great Arab Revolt of 1916, and bearing a small white seven-pointed star symbolizing the seven verses of the opening Sura (Al-Fatiha) of the Holy Koran; the seven points on the star represent faith in One God, humanity, national spirit, humility, social justice, virtue, and aspirations; design is based on the Arab Revolt flag of World War I

  4. Taiwan Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: involved in complex dispute with China, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, and possibly Brunei over the Spratly Islands; the 2002 "Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea" has eased tensions but falls short of a legally binding "code of conduct" desired by several of the disputants; Paracel Islands are occupied by China, but claimed by Taiwan and Vietnam; in 2003, China and Taiwan became more vocal in rejecting both Japan's claims to the uninhabited islands of the Senkaku-shoto (Diaoyu Tai) and Japan's unilaterally declared exclusive economic zone in the East China Sea where all parties engage in hydrocarbon prospecting

  5. Ghana Category: Economy - Economic aid - recipient: .316 billion in loans and grants (2007)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook