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World Country Facts:

  1. Glorioso Islands Category: Geography - Area (sq km): total: 5 sq km; land: 5 sq km; water: 0 sq km; note: includes Ile Glorieuse, Ile du Lys, Verte Rocks, Wreck Rock, and South Rock

  2. Saint Kitts and Nevis Category: Economy - Economic aid - recipient: .52 million (2005)

  3. Thailand Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: separatist violence in Thailand's predominantly Muslim southern provinces prompt border closures and controls with Malaysia to stem terrorist activities; Southeast Asian states have enhanced border surveillance to check the spread of avian flu; talks continue on completion of demarcation with Laos but disputes remain over several islands in the Mekong River; despite continuing border committee talks, Thailand must deal with Karen and other ethnic rebels, refugees, and illegal cross-border activities, and as of 2006, over 116,000 Karen, Hmong, and other refugees and asylum seekers from Burma; Cambodia and Thailand dispute sections of historic boundary with missing boundary markers; Cambodia claims Thai encroachments into Cambodian territory and obstructing access to Preah Vihear temple ruins awarded to Cambodia by ICJ decision in 1962; Thailand is studying the feasibility of jointly constructing the Hatgyi Dam on the Salween river near the border with Burma; in 2004, international environmentalist pressure prompted China to halt construction of 13 dams on the Salween River that flows through China, Burma, and Thailand

  4. Trinidad and Tobago Category: Economy - Investment (gross fixed) (% of GDP): 17.1% of GDP (2008 estimate)

  5. Qatar Category: Government - Independence: 3 September 1971 (from UK)

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  1. Turkmenistan Category: Transportation - Roadways (km): total: 58,592 km; paved: 47,577 km; unpaved: 11,015 km (2002)

  2. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Category: People - Ethnic groups (%): black 66%, mixed 19%, East Indian 6%, European 4%, Carib Amerindian 2%, other 3%

  3. Jersey Category: People - Sex ratio (male(s)/female): at birth: 1.08 male(s)/female; under 15 years: 1.08 male(s)/female; 15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female; 65 years and over: 0.8 male(s)/female; total population: 0.96 male(s)/female (2008 estimate)

  4. Bulgaria Category: Communications - Internet country code: .bg

  5. Libya Category: Economy - Natural gas - proved reserves (cu m): 1.419 trillion cu m (1 January 2008 estimate)

Turkmenistan Facts Info Stuff (TM):

Turkmenistan Latitude Facts: 37.95 and Turkmenistan Longitude Facts: 58.38

More World Country Facts:

  1. Lithuania Category: Geography - Irrigated land (sq km): 70 sq km (2003)

  2. Botswana Category: Geography - Maritime claims: none (landlocked)

  3. Togo Category: Geography - Total renewable water resources (cu km): 14.7 cu km (2001)

  4. Qatar Category: Government - Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal

  5. Burundi Category: Economy - Investment (gross fixed) (% of GDP): 28.4% of GDP (2008 estimate)

Turkmenistan Regions are: Ahal

Various World Country Facts:

  1. South Africa Category: Economy - Oil - production (bbl/day): 199,100 bbl/day (2007 estimate)

  2. Tanzania Category: People - HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%): 8.8% (2003 estimate)

  3. Pitcairn Islands Category: Communications - Internet hosts: 12 (2008)

  4. British Indian Ocean Territory Category: Geography - Natural hazards: NA

  5. Germany Category: People - Birth rate (births/1,000 population): 8.18 births/1,000 population (2008 estimate)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook