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World Country Facts:

  1. French Guiana Category: Government - Legislative branch: unicameral General Council or Conseil General (19 seats; members are elected by popular vote to serve six-year terms) and a unicameral Regional Council or Conseil Regional (31 seats; members are elected by popular vote to serve six-year terms); elections: General Council - last held in March 2000 (next to be held March 2006); Regional Council - last held 21 and 28 March 2004 (next to be held in 2010); election results: General Council - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - PSG 5, various left-wing parties 5, independents 7, other 2; Regional Council - (second election results) percent of vote by party - PS 37.24%, UMP 31.58%, FDG/Walwari 31.18%; seats by party - PS 17, UMP 7, FDG/Walwari 7; note: one seat was elected to the French Senate on 27 September 1998 (next to be held September 2007); results - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - NA; 2 seats were elected to the French National Assembly on 9 June-16 June 2002 (next to be held in 2007); results - percent of vote by party - NA%; seats by party - UMP/RPR 1, Walwari Committee 1

  2. Arctic Ocean Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: the littoral states are engaged in various stages of demonstrating the limits of their continental shelves beyond 200 nautical miles from their declared baselines in accordance with Article 76, paragraph 8, of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea; record summer melting of sea ice in the Arctic has restimulated interest in maritime shipping lanes and sea floor exploration

  3. Bosnia and Herzegovina Category: People - Population below poverty line (%): 25% (2004 estimate)

  4. Greenland Category: Geography - Land boundaries (km): 0 km

  5. Cyprus Category: Geography - Environment - current issues: water resource problems (no natural reservoir catchments, seasonal disparity in rainfall, sea water intrusion to island's largest aquifer, increased salination in the north); water pollution from sewage and industrial wastes; coastal degradation; loss of wildlife habitats from urbanization

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Sudan Latitude Facts: 10.2 and Sudan Longitude Facts: 31.3933333333333

More World Country Facts:

  1. Montenegro Category: Transportation - Railways (km): total: 250 km; standard gauge: 250 km 1.435-m gauge (electrified 169 km) (2006)

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  3. Samoa Category: Economy - Household income or consumption by percentage share (%): lowest 10%: NA%; highest 10%: NA%

  4. Kosovo Category: Government - Judicial branch: Supreme Court judges are appointed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG); district courts judges are appointed by the SRSG; municipal courts judges are appointed by the SRSG; note: after the termination of UNMIK's mandate, the Kosovo Judicial Council (KJC) will propose to the president candidates for appointment or reappointment as judges and prosecutors; the KJC is also responsible for decisions on the promotion and transfer of judges and disciplinary proceedings against judges; at least 15% of Supreme Court and district court judges shall be from nonmajority communities

  5. Maldives Category: People - HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%): 0.1% (2001 estimate)

Sudan Regions are: Al Khartum Al Wahadah State Al Wusta Central Equatoria State Kurdufan Upper Nile

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Latvia Category: Economy - Current account balance: -.1 billion (2008 estimate)

  2. French Southern and Antarctic Lands Category: Geography - Maritime claims: territorial sea: 12 nm; exclusive economic zone: 200 nm from Iles Kerguelen and Iles Eparses (does not include the rest of French Southern and Antarctic Lands); Juan de Nova Island and Tromelin Island claim a continental shelf of 200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

  3. Bahrain Category: People - Total fertility rate (children born/woman): 2.53 children born/woman (2008 estimate)

  4. Fiji Category: Government - Suffrage: 21 years of age; universal

  5. Algeria Category: Economy - Agriculture - products: wheat, barley, oats, grapes, olives, citrus, fruits; sheep, cattle



Source: CIA - The World Factbook