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Suriname Latitude Facts: 5.82666666666667 and Suriname Longitude Facts: -55.79

Suriname Regions are: Nickerie Paramaribo Wanica

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Honduras Category: Military - Military expenditures (% of GDP): 0.6% of GDP (2006 estimate)

  2. Faroe Islands Category: Economy - Oil - exports (bbl/day): 0 bbl/day (2005)

  3. Montenegro Category: Geography - Geography - note: strategic location along the Adriatic coast

  4. Papua New Guinea Category: Economy - Economy - overview: Papua New Guinea is richly endowed with natural resources, but exploitation has been hampered by rugged terrain and the high cost of developing infrastructure. Agriculture provides a subsistence livelihood for 85% of the population. Mineral deposits, including copper, gold, and oil, account for nearly two-thirds of export earnings. The government of Prime Minister SOMARE has expended much of its energy remaining in power. He was the first prime minister ever to serve a full five-year term. The government also brought stability to the national budget, largely through expenditure control; however, it relaxed spending constraints in 2006 and 2007 as elections approached. Numerous challenges still face the government including regaining investor confidence, restoring integrity to state institutions, promoting economic efficiency by privatizing moribund state institutions, and balancing relations with Australia, its former colonial ruler. Other socio-cultural challenges could upend the economy including a worsening HIV/AIDS epidemic and chronic law and order and land tenure issues. Australia will supply more than 0 million in aid in FY07/08, which accounts for nearly 20% of the national budget.

  5. Sierra Leone Category: Transportation - Merchant marine: total: 182; by type: bulk carrier 4, cargo 143, carrier 2, chemical tanker 3, container 6, liquefied gas 2, passenger 1, passenger/cargo 6, petroleum tanker 10, roll on/roll off 3, specialized tanker 2; foreign-owned: 95 (Belgium 1, China 15, Egypt 3, Greece 1, Hong Kong 1, Lebanon 1, Nigeria 1, Panama 1, Romania 3, Russia 11, Syria 18, Taiwan 1, Turkey 15, Ukraine 10, UAE 8, UK 2, US 1, Yemen 2) (2008)

CIT.DIRECTORY Source: CIA - The World Factbook - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2028.html