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World Country Facts:

  1. Honduras Category: Communications - Internet country code: .hn

  2. United Arab Emirates Category: Transportation - Ports and terminals: Mina' Zayid (Abu Dhabi), Al Fujayrah, Mina' Jabal 'Ali (Dubai), Mina' Rashid (Dubai), Mina' Saqr (Ra's al Khaymah), Khawr Fakkan (Sharjah)

  3. Mozambique Category: Economy - Economy - overview: At independence in 1975, Mozambique was one of the world's poorest countries. Socialist mismanagement and a brutal civil war from 1977-92 exacerbated the situation. In 1987, the government embarked on a series of macroeconomic reforms designed to stabilize the economy. These steps, combined with donor assistance and with political stability since the multi-party elections in 1994, have led to dramatic improvements in the country's growth rate. Inflation was reduced to single digits during the late 1990s, and although it returned to double digits in 2000-06, in 2007 inflation had slowed to 8%, while GDP growth reached 7.5%. Fiscal reforms, including the introduction of a value-added tax and reform of the customs service, have improved the government's revenue collection abilities. In spite of these gains, Mozambique remains dependent upon foreign assistance for much of its annual budget, and the majority of the population remains below the poverty line. Subsistence agriculture continues to employ the vast majority of the country's work force. A substantial trade imbalance persists although the opening of the Mozal aluminum smelter, the country's largest foreign investment project to date, has increased export earnings. At the end of 2007, and after years of negotiations, the government took over Portugal's majority share of the Cahora Bassa Hydroelectricity (HCB) company, a dam that was not transferred to Mozambique at independence because of the ensuing civil war and unpaid debts. More power is needed for additional investment projects in titanium extraction and processing and garment manufacturing that could further close the import/export gap. Mozambique's once substantial foreign debt has been reduced through forgiveness and rescheduling under the IMF's Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) and Enhanced HIPC initiatives, and is now at a manageable level. In July 2007 the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) signed a Compact with Mozambique; the Mozambican government moved rapidly to ratify the Compact and propose a plan for funding.

  4. Albania Category: Economy - Labor force - by occupation (%): agriculture: 58%; industry: 15%; services: 27% (September 2006 estimate)

  5. Senegal Category: Economy - Imports - partners (%): France 22.2%, Netherlands 10%, China 7.4%, UK 6.2%, Thailand 5.2%, Belgium 4.5% (2007)

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United Arab Emirates Facts Info Stuff (AE):

United Arab Emirates Latitude Facts: 25.1685185185185 and United Arab Emirates Longitude Facts: 55.7162962962963

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  1. Greece Category: Government - Executive branch: chief of state: President Karolos PAPOULIAS (since 12 March 2005); head of government: Prime Minister Konstandinos (Kostas) KARAMANLIS (since 7 March 2004); cabinet: Cabinet appointed by the president on the recommendation of the prime minister; elections: president elected by parliament for a five-year term (eligible for a second term); election last held 8 February 2005 (next to be held by February 2010); according to the Greek Constitution, presidents may only serve two terms; president appoints leader of the party securing plurality of vote in election to become prime minister and form a government; election results: Karolos PAPOULIAS elected president; number of parliamentary votes, 279 out of 300

  2. Vanuatu Category: People - Life expectancy at birth (years): total population: 63.61 years; male: 62.04 years; female: 65.27 years (2008 estimate)

  3. Hong Kong Category: Geography - Area (sq km): total: 1,092 sq km; land: 1,042 sq km; water: 50 sq km

  4. Finland Category: People - Literacy (%): definition: age 15 and over can read and write; total population: 100%; male: 100%; female: 100% (2000 estimate)

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United Arab Emirates Regions are: Abu Dhabi Dubai Fujairah Ras Al Khaimah Sharjah Umm Al Quwain

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Pacific Ocean Category: Geography - Area - comparative: about 15 times the size of the US; covers about 28% of the global surface; larger than the total land area of the world

  2. Cook Islands Category: Government - Administrative divisions: none

  3. Tonga Category: Geography - Irrigated land (sq km): NA

  4. Poland Category: Government - Legal system: based on a mixture of Continental (Napoleonic) civil law and holdover Communist legal theory; changes being gradually introduced as part of broader democratization process; limited judicial review of legislative acts, but rulings of the Constitutional Tribunal are final; court decisions can be appealed to the European Court of Justice in Strasbourg; accepts compulsory ICJ jurisdiction with reservations

  5. Pitcairn Islands Category: Geography - Irrigated land (sq km): NA



Source: CIA - The World Factbook