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Uzbekistan Facts Info Stuff (UZ):

Uzbekistan Latitude Facts: 40.4023333333333 and Uzbekistan Longitude Facts: 67.7043333333333

Uzbekistan Regions are: Andijon Bukhoro Farghona Namangan Nawoiy Qashqadaryo Qoraqalpoghiston Samarqand Toshkent

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Philippines Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: Philippines claims sovereignty over certain of the Spratly Islands, known locally as the Kalayaan (Freedom) Islands, also claimed by China, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Vietnam; the 2002 "Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea," has eased tensions in the Spratly Islands but falls short of a legally binding "code of conduct" desired by several of the disputants; in March 2005, the national oil companies of China, the Philippines, and Vietnam signed a joint accord to conduct marine seismic activities in the Spratly Islands; Philippines retains a dormant claim to Malaysia's Sabah State in northern Borneo based on the Sultanate of Sulu's granting the Philippines Government power of attorney to pursue a sovereignty claim on his behalf; maritime delimitation negotiations continue with Palau

  2. Niue Category: Geography - Area (sq km): total: 260 sq km; land: 260 sq km; water: 0 sq km

  3. Tuvalu Category: Geography - Environment - current issues: since there are no streams or rivers and groundwater is not potable, most water needs must be met by catchment systems with storage facilities (the Japanese Government has built one desalination plant and plans to build one other); beachhead erosion because of the use of sand for building materials; excessive clearance of forest undergrowth for use as fuel; damage to coral reefs from the spread of the Crown of Thorns starfish; Tuvalu is concerned about global increases in greenhouse gas emissions and their effect on rising sea levels, which threaten the country's underground water table; in 2000, the government appealed to Australia and New Zealand to take in Tuvaluans if rising sea levels should make evacuation necessary

  4. Iceland Category: Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: Iceland, the UK, and Ireland dispute Denmark's claim that the Faroe Islands' continental shelf extends beyond 200 nm

  5. Djibouti Category: Economy - Unemployment rate (%): 59% in urban areas, 83% in rural areas (2007 estimate)



CIT.DIRECTORY Source: CIA - The World Factbook - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2028.html