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World Country Facts:

  1. Bouvet Island Category: Introduction - Background: This uninhabited volcanic island is almost entirely covered by glaciers and is difficult to approach. It was discovered in 1739 by a French naval officer after whom the island was named. No claim was made until 1825, when the British flag was raised. In 1928, the UK waived its claim in favor of Norway, which had occupied the island the previous year. In 1971, Norway designated Bouvet Island and the adjacent territorial waters a nature reserve. Since 1977, it has run an automated meteorological station on the island.

  2. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Category: People - Infant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births): total: 13.62 deaths/1,000 live births; male: 14.83 deaths/1,000 live births; female: 12.36 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 estimate)

  3. European Union Category: Economy - GDP (official exchange rate): .85 trillion (2008 estimate)

  4. Portugal Category: Transportation - Roadways (km): total: 82,900 km; paved: 71,294 km (includes 2,300 km of expressways); unpaved: 11,606 km (2005)

  5. Poland Category: Economy - Distribution of family income - Gini index: 34.9 (2005)

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  3. New Caledonia Category: Geography - Climate: tropical; modified by southeast trade winds; hot, humid

  4. Madagascar Category: People - Education expenditures (% of GDP): 3.1% of GDP (2006)

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Swaziland Facts Info Stuff (SZ):

Swaziland Latitude Facts: -26.4714285714286 and Swaziland Longitude Facts: 31.3764285714286

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  2. Juan de Nova Island Category: Geography - Irrigated land (sq km): 0 sq km

  3. Kuwait Category: Government - Legal system: civil law system with Islamic law significant in personal matters; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction

  4. Zambia Category: Economy - Current account balance: -8 million (2008 estimate)

  5. Howland Island Category: Geography - Natural resources: guano (deposits worked until late 1800s), terrestrial and aquatic wildlife

Swaziland Regions are: Hhohho Lubombo Manzini Shiselweni

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Bosnia and Herzegovina Category: Economy - Labor force: 1.196 million (2007)

  2. Japan Category: Economy - Reserves of foreign exchange and gold: 4.1 billion (31 December 2007 estimate)

  3. Saint Martin Category: Economy - Labor force - by occupation (%): 85% directly or indirectly employed in tourist industry

  4. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Category: Geography - Terrain: volcanic, mountainous

  5. Central African Republic Category: Geography - Geography - note: landlocked; almost the precise center of Africa



Source: CIA - The World Factbook