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World Country Facts:

  1. Guadeloupe Category: Government - Legislative branch: unicameral General Council or Conseil General (42 seats; members are elected by popular vote to serve six-year terms) and the unicameral Regional Council or Conseil Regional (41 seats; members are elected by popular vote to serve six-year terms); elections: General Council - last held March 2004 (next to be held by in 2010); Regional Council - last held 28 March 2004 (next to be held in March 2008 to elect half of the body); election results: General Council - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - left-wing candidates 11, PS 8, RPR 8, PPDG 6, right-wing candidates 5, PCG 3, UDF 1; Regional Council (second round) - percent of vote by party - PS 58.4%, UMP 41.6%; seats by party - PS 29, UMP 12; note: Guadeloupe elects two representatives to the French Senate; elections last held September 2004 (next to be held September 2013); percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - NA, Guadeloupe elects four representatives to the French National Assembly; elections last held 9 June-16 June 2002 (next to be held June 2007); percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - RPR 2, PS 1, different right parties 1

  2. Northern Mariana Islands Category: Economy - GDP (purchasing power parity): 0 million; note: GDP estimate includes US subsidy (2000 estimate)

  3. Switzerland Category: Government - Administrative divisions: 26 cantons (cantons, singular - canton in French; cantoni, singular - cantone in Italian; kantone, singular - kanton in German); Aargau, Appenzell Ausser-Rhoden, Appenzell Inner-Rhoden, Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt, Bern, Fribourg, Geneve, Glarus, Graubunden, Jura, Luzern, Neuchatel, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Sankt Gallen, Schaffhausen, Schwyz, Solothurn, Thurgau, Ticino, Uri, Valais, Vaud, Zug, Zurich

  4. Turks and Caicos Islands Category: Military - Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 222; female: 214 (2008 estimate)

  5. Juan de Nova Island Category: Geography - Maritime claims: territorial sea: 12 nm; exclusive economic zone: 200 nm; continental shelf: 200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation

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  3. Bhutan Category: Geography - Land use (%): arable land: 2.3%; permanent crops: 0.43%; other: 97.27% (2005)

  4. Malta Category: Economy - Electricity - production (kWh): 2.146 billion kWh (2007 estimate)

  5. Antarctica Category: Geography - Land use (%): arable land: 0%; permanent crops: 0%; other: 100% (ice 98%, barren rock 2%) (2005)

Uruguay Facts Info Stuff (UY):

Uruguay Latitude Facts: -33.78525 and Uruguay Longitude Facts: -56.271875

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  2. Costa Rica Category: People - HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%): 0.6% (2003 estimate)

  3. Guadeloupe Category: Government - Legislative branch: unicameral General Council or Conseil General (42 seats; members are elected by popular vote to serve six-year terms) and the unicameral Regional Council or Conseil Regional (41 seats; members are elected by popular vote to serve six-year terms); elections: General Council - last held March 2004 (next to be held by in 2010); Regional Council - last held 28 March 2004 (next to be held in March 2008 to elect half of the body); election results: General Council - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - left-wing candidates 11, PS 8, RPR 8, PPDG 6, right-wing candidates 5, PCG 3, UDF 1; Regional Council (second round) - percent of vote by party - PS 58.4%, UMP 41.6%; seats by party - PS 29, UMP 12; note: Guadeloupe elects two representatives to the French Senate; elections last held September 2004 (next to be held September 2013); percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - NA, Guadeloupe elects four representatives to the French National Assembly; elections last held 9 June-16 June 2002 (next to be held June 2007); percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - RPR 2, PS 1, different right parties 1

  4. Panama Category: Economy - Currency (code): balboa (PAB); US dollar (USD)

  5. United Kingdom Category: Government - Government type: constitutional monarchy

Uruguay Regions are: Canelones Cerro Largo Colonia Durazno Flores Florida Lavalleja Maldonado Montevideo Paysandu Rio Negro Rivera Rocha Salto San Jose Soriano Tacuarembo Treinta y Tres

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  1. Panama Category: Geography - Geographic coordinates: 9 00 N, 80 00 W

  2. New Caledonia Category: Economy - Industrial production growth rate (%): -0.6% (1996)

  3. Guinea-Bissau Category: Government - Flag description: two equal horizontal bands of yellow (top) and green with a vertical red band on the hoist side; there is a black five-pointed star centered in the red band; uses the popular pan-African colors of Ethiopia

  4. Malta Category: Geography - Natural resources: limestone, salt, arable land

  5. Tokelau Category: People - Population below poverty line (%): NA%



Source: CIA - The World Factbook