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World Country Facts:

  1. British Indian Ocean Territory Category: Geography - Map references: Political Map of the World

  2. Djibouti Category: Economy - Budget: revenues: 5 million; expenditures: 2 million (1999 estimate)

  3. Juan de Nova Island Category: Geography - Map references: Africa

  4. Lesotho Category: Military - Military service age and obligation (years of age): 18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription (2008)

  5. Zambia Category: Transportation - Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 98; 2,438 to 3,047 m: 1; 1,524 to 2,437 m: 4; 914 to 1,523 m: 64; under 914 m: 29 (2007)

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Random World Country Facts:

  1. Eritrea Category: Geography - Map references: Africa

  2. Southern Ocean Category: Geography - Natural hazards: huge icebergs with drafts up to several hundred meters; smaller bergs and iceberg fragments; sea ice (generally 0.5 to 1 m thick) with sometimes dynamic short-term variations and with large annual and interannual variations; deep continental shelf floored by glacial deposits varying widely over short distances; high winds and large waves much of the year; ship icing, especially May-October; most of region is remote from sources of search and rescue

  3. Belgium Category: Geography - Total renewable water resources (cu km): 20.8 cu km (2005)

  4. Saudi Arabia Category: Transportation - Airports: 213 (2007)

  5. Nigeria Category: Economy - GDP (purchasing power parity): 8.1 billion (2008 estimate)

Switzerland Facts Info Stuff (CH):

Switzerland Latitude Facts: 46.942397260274 and Switzerland Longitude Facts: 8.00566385669123

More World Country Facts:

  1. Western Sahara Category: Communications - Radio broadcast stations: AM 2, FM 0, shortwave 0 (1998)

  2. United Kingdom Category: Geography - Area - comparative: slightly smaller than Oregon

  3. Pacific Ocean Category: Geography - Climate: planetary air pressure systems and resultant wind patterns exhibit remarkable uniformity in the south and east; trade winds and westerly winds are well-developed patterns, modified by seasonal fluctuations; tropical cyclones (hurricanes) may form south of Mexico from June to October and affect Mexico and Central America; continental influences cause climatic uniformity to be much less pronounced in the eastern and western regions at the same latitude in the North Pacific Ocean; the western Pacific is monsoonal - a rainy season occurs during the summer months, when moisture-laden winds blow from the ocean over the land, and a dry season during the winter months, when dry winds blow from the Asian landmass back to the ocean; tropical cyclones (typhoons) may strike southeast and east Asia from May to December

  4. Yemen Category: People - Total fertility rate (children born/woman): 6.41 children born/woman (2008 estimate)

  5. Liechtenstein Category: Government - Flag description: two equal horizontal bands of blue (top) and red with a gold crown on the hoist side of the blue band

Switzerland Regions are: Aargau Ausser-Rhoden Basel-Landschaft Basel-Stadt Bern Fribourg Geneve Glarus Graubunden Inner-Rhoden Jura Luzern Neuchatel Nidwalden Obwalden Sankt Gallen Schaffhausen Schwyz Solothurn Thurgau Ticino Uri Valais Vaud Zug Zurich

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Johnston Atoll Category: Transportation - Airports - with paved runways: total: 1; 2,438 to 3,047 m: 1 (2007)

  2. Isle of Man Category: Government - Diplomatic representation from the US: none (British crown dependency)

  3. El Salvador Category: Communications - Telephones - main lines in use: 1.08 million (2007)

  4. Ashmore and Cartier Islands Category: Geography - Terrain: low with sand and coral

  5. Sudan Category: Geography - Terrain: generally flat, featureless plain; mountains in far south, northeast and west; desert dominates the north



Source: CIA - The World Factbook