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Taiwan Latitude Facts: 23.8574129353234 and Taiwan Longitude Facts: 120.793731343284

Taiwan Regions are: Fu-chien Kao-hsiung T'ai-pei T'ai-wan

Various World Country Facts:

  1. Kiribati Category: People - Total fertility rate (children born/woman): 4.08 children born/woman (2008 estimate)

  2. Martinique Category: Introduction - Background: The French began to settle this island in 1635, overcoming resistance from the local Carib inhabitants. In 1660, the suviving natives were rounded up and permanently expelled. The island has subsequently remained a French possession except for three brief periods of foreign occupation.

  3. Kosovo Category: Economy - Current account balance: -4 million (2007)

  4. Syria Category: Economy - Unemployment rate (%): 9% (2008 estimate)

  5. Qatar Category: Government - Executive branch: chief of state: Amir HAMAD bin Khalifa al-Thani (since 27 June 1995 when, as heir apparent, he ousted his father, Amir KHALIFA bin Hamad al-Thani, in a bloodless coup); Heir Apparent TAMIM bin Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, fourth son of the monarch (selected Heir Apparent by the monarch on 5 August 2003); note - Amir HAMAD also holds the positions of Minister of Defense and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces; head of government: Prime Minister HAMAD bin Jasim bin Jabir al-Thani (since 3 April 2007); Deputy Prime Minister Abdallah bin Hamad al-ATIYAH (since 3 April 2007); cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed by the monarch; elections: the monarch is hereditary; note: in April 2007, Qatar held nationwide elections for a 29-member Central Municipal Council (CMC), which has limited consultative powers aimed at improving the provision of municipal services; the first election for the CMC was held in March 1999



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