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Mauritania Latitude Facts: 19.49 and Mauritania Longitude Facts: -16.515

Mauritania Regions are: Dakhlet Nouadhibou Trarza

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  3. Hong Kong Category: People - Net migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population): 4.55 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 estimate)

  4. Afghanistan Category: Government - Flag description: three equal vertical bands of black (hoist side), red, and green, with the national emblem in white centered on the red band and slightly overlapping the other two bands; the center of the emblem features a mosque with pulpit and flags on either side, below the mosque are numerals for the solar year 1298 (1919 in the Gregorian calendar, the year of Afghan independence from the UK); this central image is circled by a border consisting of sheaves of wheat on the left and right, in the upper-center is an Arabic inscription of the Shahada (Muslim creed) below which are rays of the rising sun over the Takbir (Arabic expression meaning "God is great"), and at bottom center is a scroll bearing the name Afghanistan

  5. Israel Category: Government - Executive branch: chief of state: President Shimon PERES (since 15 July 2007); head of government: Prime Minister Ehud OLMERT (since May 2006); Deputy Prime Minister Tzipora "Tzipi" LIVNI; note - Prime Minister OLMERT resigned on 17 September 2008, but will serve as acting prime minister until a new government is formed; cabinet: Cabinet selected by prime minister and approved by the Knesset; elections: president is largely a ceremonial role and is elected by the Knesset for a seven-year term (one-term limit); election last held 13 June 2007 (next to be held in 2014 but can be called earlier); following legislative elections, the president assigns a Knesset member - traditionally the leader of the largest party - the task of forming a governing coalition; note: government coalition - Kadima, Labor Party, GIL (Pensioners), and SHAS; election results: Shimon PERES elected president; number of votes in first round - Shimon PERES 58, Reuven RIVLIN 37, Colette AVITAL 21; PERES elected president in second round with 86 votes (unopposed)



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