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The CIA World Factbook is a reference resource produced by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with almanac-style information about the countries of the world. It provides a summary of the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of US-recognized countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world. This complete electronic edition is designed for optimal navigation on your handheld device. FEATURES:-Complete (unabridged) edition. -Maps, history, climate, population, religion, government, US diplomatic representation, economy, natural resources, communications, transportation, military - all essential information for over 270 countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world at your finger tips. -Flags of the World -List of Abbreviations -List of International Organizations and Groups -List of International Environmental Agreements -Cross-Reference List of Country Data Codes -Cross-Reference List of Hydrographic Data Codes -Cross-Reference List of Geographic Names -Weights and Measures includes information on mathematical notation and metric interrelationships, as well as over 400 examples of standard conversion factors. -Navigate from Table of Contents or search for words or phrases. TABLE OF CONTENTS:-Country List: Maps, Flags, and Information-Country Ranks and Profiles-Appendixes-Reference Maps-Definitions and Notes-Supporting Information-About and NavigationCountry Ranks and Profiles:1 Country Profiles A-Z2 Guide to Country Profiles3 Country Ranks A-Z4 Guide to Rank Order PagesAppendixes:A. AbbreviationsB. International Organizations and Groups C. Selected International Environmental Agreements D. Cross-Reference List of Country Data Codes E. Cross-Reference List of Hydrographic Data Codes F. Cross-Reference List of Geographic Names G. Weights and MeasuresSupporting Information:1. History of The World Factbook2. Flags of the World3. Gallery of Covers 4. Contributors and Copyright Information5. Purchasing Information6. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)Country Profiles:Administrative divisionsAge structureAgriculture - productsAirports - with paved runwaysAirports - with unpaved runwaysAirportsArea - comparativeAreaBackgroundBirth rateBudgetCapitalClimateCoastlineCommunications - noteConstitutionCountry nameCurrency (code)Current account balanceDeath rateDebt - externalDependency statusDependent areasDiplomatic representation from the USDiplomatic representation in the USDisputes - internationalDistribution of family income - Gini indexEconomic aid - donorEconomic aid - recipientEconomy - overviewElectricity - consumptionElectricity - exportsElectricity - importsElectricity - productionElevation extremesEnvironment - current issuesEnvironment - international agreementsEthnic groupsExchange ratesExecutive branchExports - commoditiesExports - partnersExportsFiscal yearFlag descriptionGDP (official exchange rate)GDP (purchasing power parity)GDP - composition by sectorGDP - per capita (PPP)GDP - real growth rate...

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