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  5. Fiji Category: People - Death rate (deaths/1,000 population): 5.66 deaths/1,000 population (2008 estimate)

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Turkmenistan Facts Info Stuff (TM):

Turkmenistan Latitude Facts: 37.95 and Turkmenistan Longitude Facts: 58.38

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  3. Mexico Category: Economy - Inflation rate (consumer prices) (%): 6.2% (2008 estimate)

  4. Luxembourg Category: Geography - Land boundaries (km): total: 359 km; border countries: Belgium 148 km, France 73 km, Germany 138 km

  5. Norway Category: Geography - Environment - international agreements: party to: Air Pollution, Air Pollution-Nitrogen Oxides, Air Pollution-Persistent Organic Pollutants, Air Pollution-Sulfur 85, Air Pollution-Sulfur 94, Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds, Antarctic-Environmental Protocol, Antarctic-Marine Living Resources, Antarctic Seals, Antarctic Treaty, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands, Whaling; signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements

Turkmenistan Regions are: Ahal

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Source: CIA - The World Factbook