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  1. Venezuela Category: Government - Executive branch: chief of state: President Hugo CHAVEZ Frias (since 3 February 1999); Executive Vice President Ramon Alonzo CARRIZALEZ Rengifo (since 4 January 2008); note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government; head of government: President Hugo CHAVEZ Frias (since 3 February 1999); Executive Vice President Ramon Alonzo CARRIZALEZ Rengifo (since 4 January 2008); cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed by the president; elections: president elected by popular vote for a six-year term (eligible for a second term); election last held 3 December 2006 (next to be held in December 2012); note: in 1999, a National Constituent Assembly drafted a new constitution that increased the presidential term to six years; an election was subsequently held on 30 July 2000 under the terms of this constitution; election results: Hugo CHAVEZ Frias reelected president; percent of vote - Hugo CHAVEZ Frias 62.9%, Manuel ROSALES 36.9%

  2. Cook Islands Category: Communications - Television broadcast stations: 1 (outer islands receive satellite broadcasts) (2004)

  3. Antarctica Category: Geography - Land boundaries (km): 0 km; note: see entry on Disputes - international

  4. Brunei Category: People - Population growth rate (%): 1.785% (2008 estimate)

  5. Nepal Category: Military - Military service age and obligation (years of age): 18 years of age for voluntary military service; 15 years of age for military training; no conscription (2008)

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Random World Country Facts:

  1. World Category: Transportation - Railways (km): total: 1,370,782 km (2006)

  2. Nauru Category: Government - Capital: no official capital; government offices in Yaren District; time difference: UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

  3. Korea, South Category: Government - Independence: 15 August 1945 (from Japan)

  4. Czech Republic Category: Communications - Telephones - mobile cellular: 13.075 million (2007)

  5. Indian Ocean Category: Geography - Environment - current issues: endangered marine species include the dugong, seals, turtles, and whales; oil pollution in the Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf, and Red Sea

United Kingdom Facts Info Stuff (GB):

United Kingdom Latitude Facts: 52.8420720840536 and United Kingdom Longitude Facts: -1.88895198829629

More World Country Facts:

  1. Mongolia Category: Geography - Terrain: vast semidesert and desert plains, grassy steppe, mountains in west and southwest; Gobi Desert in south-central

  2. Liberia Category: Economy - Economy - overview: Civil war and government mismanagement destroyed much of Liberia's economy, especially the infrastructure in and around the capital, Monrovia. Many businesses fled the country, taking capital and expertise with them, but with the conclusion of fighting and the installation of a democratically-elected government in 2006, some have returned. Richly endowed with water, mineral resources, forests, and a climate favorable to agriculture, Liberia had been a producer and exporter of basic products - primarily raw timber and rubber. Local manufacturing, mainly foreign owned, had been small in scope. President JOHNSON SIRLEAF, a Harvard-trained banker and administrator, has taken steps to reduce corruption, build support from international donors, and encourage private investment. Embargos on timber and diamond exports have been lifted, opening new sources of revenue for the government. The reconstruction of infrastructure and the raising of incomes in this ravaged economy will largely depend on generous financial and technical assistance from donor countries and foreign investment in key sectors, such as infrastructure and power generation.

  3. Iles Eparses Category: Geography - Land use (%): Bassas da India - 100% rock, coral reef, and sand; Europa Island - 100% mangrove swamp and dry woodlands; Glorioso Islands - 100% lush vegetation and coconut palms; Juan de Nova Island - 90% forest, 10% other; Tromelin Island - 100% grasses and scattered brush

  4. Slovakia Category: Transportation - Pipelines (km): gas 6,769 km; oil 416 km (2008)

  5. Nicaragua Category: People - Total fertility rate (children born/woman): 2.63 children born/woman (2008 estimate)

United Kingdom Regions are: Aberdeen City Aberdeenshire Angus Antrim Ards Argyll and Bute Armagh Ballymena Ballymoney Banbridge Barking and Dagenham Barnet Barnsley Bath and North East Somerset Bedfordshire Belfast Berkshire Bexley Birmingham Blackburn with Darwen Blackpool Blaenau Gwent Bolton Bournemouth Bracknell Forest Bradford Brent Bridgend Brighton and Hove Bristol Bromley Buckinghamshire Bury Caerphilly Calderdale Cambridgeshire Camden Cardiff Carmarthenshire Carrickfergus Castlereagh Ceredigion Cheshire Clackmannanshire Clwyd Coleraine Conwy Cookstown Cornwall Coventry Craigavon Croydon Cumbria Darlington Denbighshire Derby Derbyshire Derry Devon Doncaster Dorset Down Dudley Dumfries and Galloway Dundee City Dungannon Durham Ealing East Ayrshire East Dunbartonshire East Lothian East Renfrewshire East Riding of Yorkshire East Sussex Edinburgh Eilean Siar Enfield Essex Falkirk Fermanagh Fife Flintshire Gateshead Glasgow City Gloucestershire Greater London Greenwich Gwynedd Hackney Halton Hammersmith and Fulham Hampshire Haringey Harrow Hartlepool Havering Herefordshire Hertford Highland Hillingdon Hounslow Inverclyde Isle of Anglesey Isle of Wight Islington Kensington and Chelsea Kent Kingston upon Hull Kingston upon Thames Kirklees Knowsley Lambeth Lancashire Larne Leeds Leicester Leicestershire Lewisham Limavady Lincolnshire Lisburn Liverpool London Luton Magherafelt Manchester Medway Merseyside Merthyr Tydfil Merton Middlesbrough Midlothian Milton Keynes Monmouthshire Moray Moyle Neath Port Talbot Newcastle upon Tyne Newham Newport Newry and Mourne Newtownabbey Norfolk North Ayrshire North Down North East Lincolnshire North Lanarkshire North Lincolnshire North Somerset North Tyneside North Yorkshire Northamptonshire Northumberland Nottingham Nottinghamshire Oldham Omagh Orkney Oxfordshire Pembrokeshire Perth and Kinross Peterborough Plymouth Poole Portsmouth Powys Reading Redbridge Redcar and Cleveland Renfrewshire Rhondda Cynon Taff Richmond upon Thames Rochdale Rotherham Rutland Salford Scottish Borders Sefton Sheffield Shetland Islands Shropshire Slough Solihull Somerset South Ayrshire South Gloucestershire South Lanarkshire South Tyneside South Yorkshire Southampton Southend-on-Sea Southwark St. Helens Staffordshire Stirling Stockport Stockton-on-Tees Stoke-on-Trent Strabane Strathclyde Suffolk Sunderland Surrey Sutton Swansea Swindon Tameside Telford and Wrekin Thurrock Torbay Torfaen Tower Hamlets Trafford Vale of Glamorgan Wakefield Walsall Waltham Forest Wandsworth Warrington Warwickshire West Berkshire West Dunbartonshire West Lothian West Midlands West Sussex West Yorkshire Westminster Wigan Wiltshire Windsor and Maidenhead Wirral Wokingham Wolverhampton Worcestershire Wrexham York

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Nigeria Category: Economy - Natural gas - production (cu m): 34.1 billion cu m (2007 estimate)

  2. Czech Republic Category: Government - Independence: 1 January 1993 (Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia)

  3. Philippines Category: Economy - Electricity - imports (kWh): 0 kWh (2007)

  4. Antarctica Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: the Antarctic Treaty freezes, and most states do not recognize, the land and maritime territorial claims made by Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom (some overlapping) for three-fourths of the continent; the US and Russia reserve the right to make claims; no claims have been made in the sector between 90 degrees west and 150 degrees west; the International Whaling Commission created a sancturary around the entire continent to deter catches by countries claiming to conduct scientific whaling; Australia has established a similar preserve in the waters around its territorial claim

  5. Pitcairn Islands Category: Economy - Exports - commodities (%): fruits, vegetables, curios, stamps



Source: CIA - The World Factbook