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World Country Facts:

  1. Arctic Ocean Category: Introduction - Background: The Arctic Ocean is the smallest of the world's five oceans (after the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, and the recently delimited Southern Ocean). The Northwest Passage (US and Canada) and Northern Sea Route (Norway and Russia) are two important seasonal waterways. A sparse network of air, ocean, river, and land routes circumscribes the Arctic Ocean.

  2. Brunei Category: Government - International organization participation: ADB, APEC, APT, ARF, ASEAN, C, EAS, G-77, IBRD, ICAO, ICRM, IDB, IFRCS, ILO, IMF, IMO, IMSO, Interpol, IOC, ISO (correspondent), ITSO, ITU, NAM, OIC, OPCW, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNWTO, UPU, WCO, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO

  3. Namibia Category: Geography - Geography - note: first country in the world to incorporate the protection of the environment into its constitution; some 14% of the land is protected, including virtually the entire Namib Desert coastal strip

  4. Iles Eparses Category: People - Population: Bassas da India: uninhabitable; Europa Island, Glorioso Islands, Juan de Nova Island: a small French military garrison and a few meteorologists on each possession; visited by scientists; Tromelin Island: uninhabited, except for visits by scientists

  5. Syria Category: Geography - Area (sq km): total: 185,180 sq km; land: 184,050 sq km; water: 1,130 sq km; note: includes 1,295 sq km of Israeli-occupied territory

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Random World Country Facts:

  1. Guinea-Bissau Category: Economy - Budget: revenues: $NA; expenditures: $NA

  2. New Caledonia Category: People - Population: 224,824 (July 2008 estimate)

  3. Isle of Man Category: Economy - Agriculture - products: cereals, vegetables; cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry

  4. Colombia Category: Communications - Internet hosts: 1.554 million (2008)

  5. Botswana Category: Military - Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 290,093; females age 16-49: 257,700 (2008 estimate)

Taiwan Facts Info Stuff (TW):

Taiwan Latitude Facts: 23.8574129353234 and Taiwan Longitude Facts: 120.793731343284

More World Country Facts:

  1. European Union Category: Government - Political parties and leaders: Confederal Group of the European United Left-Nordic Green Left or EUL/NGL [Francis WURTZ]; European People's Party-European Democrats or EPP-ED [Joseph DAUL]; Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe or ALDE [Graham R. WATSON]; Group of Greens/European Free Alliance or Greens/EFA [Monica FRASSONI and Daniel Marc COHN-BENDIT]; Identity, Tradition, Sovereignty Group or ITS [Bruno GOLLNISCH]; Independence/Democracy Group or IND/DEM [Jens-Peter BONDE and Nigel FARAGE]; Socialist Group in the European Parliament or PES [Martin SCHULZ]; Union for Europe of the Nations Group or UEN [Brian CROWLEY and Cristiana MUSCARDINI]

  2. New Zealand Category: Economy - Imports - commodities (%): machinery and equipment, vehicles and aircraft, petroleum, electronics, textiles, plastics

  3. Iraq Category: People - HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA

  4. Croatia Category: Government - Independence: 25 June 1991 (from Yugoslavia)

  5. Howland Island Category: Military - Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the US; visited annually by the US Coast Guard

Taiwan Regions are: Fu-chien Kao-hsiung T'ai-pei T'ai-wan

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Bermuda Category: People - Languages (%): English (official), Portuguese

  2. Hungary Category: Geography - Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural): total: 21.03 cu km/yr (9%/59%/32%); per capita: 2,082 cu m/yr (2001)

  3. Mauritius Category: Government - Capital: name: Port Louis; geographic coordinates: 20 09 S, 57 29 E; time difference: UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

  4. Estonia Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: Russia recalled its signature to the 1996 technical border agreement with Estonia in 2005, rather than concede to Estonia's appending prepared a unilateral declaration referencing Soviet occupation and territorial losses; Russia demands better accommodation of Russian-speaking population in Estonia; Estonian citizen groups continue to press for realignment of the boundary based on the 1920 Tartu Peace Treaty that would bring the now divided ethnic Setu people and parts of the Narva region within Estonia; as a member state that forms part of the EU's external border, Estonia must implement the strict Schengen border rules with Russia

  5. Benin Category: Military - Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 1,173,742; females age 16-49: 1,162,113 (2008 estimate)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook