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World Country Facts:

  1. United Kingdom Category: Economy - Economy - overview: The UK, a leading trading power and financial center, is one of the quintet of trillion dollar economies of Western Europe. Over the past two decades, the government has greatly reduced public ownership and contained the growth of social welfare programs. Agriculture is intensive, highly mechanized, and efficient by European standards, producing about 60% of food needs with less than 2% of the labor force. The UK has large coal, natural gas, and oil reserves; primary energy production accounts for 10% of GDP, one of the highest shares of any industrial nation. Services, particularly banking, insurance, and business services, account by far for the largest proportion of GDP while industry continues to decline in importance. Since emerging from recession in 1992, Britain's economy has enjoyed the longest period of expansion on record; growth has remained in the 2-3% range since 2004, outpacing most of Europe. The economy's strength has complicated the Labor government's efforts to make a case for Britain to join the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). Critics point out that the economy is doing well outside of EMU, and public opinion polls show a majority of Britons are opposed to the euro. The BROWN government has been speeding up the improvement of education, health services, and affordable housing at a cost in higher taxes and a widening public deficit.

  2. British Indian Ocean Territory Category: Communications - Internet hosts: 89 (2008)

  3. Gaza Strip Category: Economy - Labor force: 267,000 (2006)

  4. Niger Category: Transportation - Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 19; 1,524 to 2,437 m: 2; 914 to 1,523 m: 14; under 914 m: 3 (2007)

  5. Sweden Category: Government - Diplomatic representation from the US: chief of mission: Ambassador Michael M. WOOD; embassy: Dag Hammarskjolds Vag 31, SE-11589 Stockholm; mailing address: American Embassy Stockholm, US Department of State, 5750 Stockholm Place, Washington, DC 20521-5750; telephone: [46] (08) 783 53 00; FAX: [46] (08) 661 19 64

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Tanzania Facts Info Stuff (TZ):

Tanzania Latitude Facts: -5.5496 and Tanzania Longitude Facts: 36.6512

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  1. Switzerland Category: Economy - Market value of publicly traded shares: .275 trillion (31 December 2007 estimate)

  2. South Africa Category: People - Languages (%): IsiZulu 23.8%, IsiXhosa 17.6%, Afrikaans 13.3%, Sepedi 9.4%, English 8.2%, Setswana 8.2%, Sesotho 7.9%, Xitsonga 4.4%, other 7.2% (2001 census)

  3. Norfolk Island Category: People - Ethnic groups (%): descendants of the Bounty mutineers, Australian, New Zealander, Polynesian

  4. Greece Category: People - Nationality: noun: Greek(s); adjective: Greek

  5. Afghanistan Category: Communications - Telephone system: general assessment: limited landline telephone service; an increasing number of Afghans utilize mobile-cellular phone networks in major cities; domestic: aided by the presence of multiple providers, mobile-cellular telephone service is improving rapidly; international: country code - 93; five VSAT's installed in Kabul, Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif, Kandahar, and Jalalabad provide international and domestic voice and data connectivity (2007)

Tanzania Regions are: Arusha Dar es Salaam Dodoma Iringa Kilimanjaro Manyara Mara Mbeya Morogoro Mtwara Mwanza Shinyanga Tabora Tanga Zanzibar Urban

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Palau Category: Military - Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 179; female: 165 (2008 estimate)

  2. Jersey Category: People - Life expectancy at birth (years): total population: 79.65 years; male: 77.15 years; female: 82.35 years (2008 estimate)

  3. Ireland Category: People - Education expenditures (% of GDP): 4.7% of GDP (2005)

  4. United Kingdom Category: Economy - Labor force: 31.2 million (2008 estimate)

  5. Mauritius Category: People - Languages (%): Creole 80.5%, Bhojpuri 12.1%, French 3.4%, English (official; spoken by less than 1% of the population), other 3.7%, unspecified 0.3% (2000 census)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook