The CIA World Factbook 2010, Book 2010

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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., 2009 - Political Science - 868 pages
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2010 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world’s nations. This all-inclusive reference guide has been updated for 2010 with detailed information on politics, populations, military expenditures, economics, and much more. It includes:
  • Useful maps with new geopolitical data
  • Details on prominent political parties, and contact information for diplomatic consultation
  • A full description of the population of each country, with information on literacy rates, HIV prevalence, and age structure
  • A complete economic overview, from household income to gross domestic product
  • Information on transportation and communication infrastructure.
  • New data on military expenditures and capabilities
  • User-friendly headings, sub-headings, an index, and a list of physical coordinates of major places for easy reading
There are also appendices offering useful abbreviations, a list of international organizations and groups, international environmental agreements, the conversion of weights and measures, and more. Originally intended for use by government officials, this amazingly useful reference guide is a must for every student, traveler, journalist, and businessperson.
 

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Contents

AFGHANISTAN
1
AKROTIRI
5
ALBANIA
6
ALGERIA
9
AMERICAN SAMOA
13
ANDORRA
15
ANGOLA
17
INTRODUCTION
20
GEOGRAPHY
404
LITHUANIA
406
LUXEMBOURG
409
MACAU
413
MACEDONIA
415
MADAGASCAR
418
MALAWI
421
MALAYSIA
425

ANTARCTICA
22
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
25
ARCTIC OCEAN
28
ARMENIA
32
ARUBA
36
ASHMORE AND CARTIER ISLANDS
38
ATLANTIC OCEAN
39
AUSTRALIA
40
AUSTRIA
44
AZERBAIJAN
47
INTRODUCTION
52
BAHRAIN
54
BANGLADESH
57
BARBADOS
61
BELARUS
64
BELGIUM
67
BELIZE
71
BENIN
74
BERMUDA
77
BHUTAN
79
INTRODUCTION
82
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
86
BOTSWANA
90
BOUVET ISLAND
93
BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY
97
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
98
BRUNEI
101
BULGARIA
103
BURKINA FASO
107
BURMA
110
BURUNDI
114
CAMBODIA
118
CAMEROON
121
CANADA
124
CAPE VERDE
128
CAYMAN ISLANDS
131
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
133
CHILE
139
CHINA
143
CHRISTMAS ISLAND
147
CLIPPERTON ISLAND
149
COLOMBIA
151
COMOROS
154
CONGO DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE
157
CONGO REPUBLIC OF THE
161
COOK ISLANDS
164
CORAL SEA ISLANDS
166
COSTA RICA
167
COTE PlVOIRE
170
CROATIA
174
CUBA
177
CYPRUS
181
CZECH REPUBLIC
186
DENMARK
190
DHEKELIA
193
DJIBOUTI
194
DOMINICA
197
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
199
ECUADOR
203
EGYPT
206
EL SALVADOR
210
EQUATORIAL GUINEA
213
ERITREA
216
ESTONIA
219
ETHIOPIA
222
EUROPEAN UNION
226
weddett Settlement
230
FAROE ISLANDS
232
FIJI
234
FINLAND
237
FRANCE
240
FRENCH SOUTHERN AND ANTARCTIC LANDS
247
GABON
250
GAMBIA THE
253
GAZA STRIP
256
GEORGIA
258
GERMANY
262
GHANA
265
GIBRALTAR
268
GREECE
271
GREENLAND
274
GRENADA
277
GUAM
279
GUATEMALA
281
GUERNSEY
285
GUINEA
286
GUINEABISSAU
290
GUYANA
293
HAITI
297
HEARD ISLAND AND MCDONALD ISLANDS
300
HOLY SEE VATICAN CITY
301
HONDURAS
302
HONG KONG
306
HUNGARY
309
ICELAND
313
INDIA
316
INDIAN OCEAN
320
INDONESIA
321
IRAN
325
IRAQ
329
IRELAND
333
ISLE OF MAN
336
ISRAEL
338
ITALY
342
JAMAICA
346
JAN MAYEN
349
JERSEY
353
JORDAN
355
KAZAKHSTAN
359
KENYA
362
KIRIBATI
366
KOREA NORTH
368
KOREA SOUTH
372
INTRODUCTION
375
KUWAIT
378
KYRGYZSTAN
381
LAOS
385
LEBANON
391
LESOTHO
395
LIBERIA
397
LIBYA
401
MALDIVES
429
MALI
432
INTRODUCTION
434
MARSHALL ISLANDS
437
MAURITANIA
440
MAURITIUS
443
MAYOTTE
446
MEXICO
448
MICRONESIA FEDERATED STATES OF
452
MOLDOVA
454
MONACO
457
INTRODUCTION
459
MONTENEGRO
462
GEOGRAPHY
465
MOROCCO
467
MOZAMBIQUE
471
NAMIBIA
475
NAURU
478
NAVASSA ISLAND
480
NEPAL
481
NETHERLANDS
484
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES
487
NEW CALEDONIA
490
INTRODUCTION
492
NICARAGUA
495
NIGER
499
NIGERIA
502
NIUE
505
NORFOLK ISLAND
507
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
509
NORWAY
511
OMAN
515
PACIFIC OCEAN
518
PAKISTAN
519
PALAU
523
PANAMA
525
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
528
PARACEL ISLANDS
532
PERU
535
PHILIPPINES
539
PITCAIRN ISLANDS
543
POLAND
544
PORTUGAL
548
PUERTO RICO
552
QATAR
555
INTRODUCTION
558
RUSSIA
561
RWANDA
566
SAINT BARTHELEMY
570
SAINT HELENA
571
SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS
573
SAINT LUCIA
576
SAINT MARTIN
578
SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON
580
SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
582
SAMOA
584
SAN MARINO
587
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE
589
SAUDI ARABIA
592
SENEGAL
595
SERBIA
598
SEYCHELLES
602
SIERRA LEONE
604
SINGAPORE
607
SLOVAKIA
610
SLOVENIA
613
SOLOMON ISLANDS
617
SOMALIA
620
SOUTH AFRICA
623
SOUTH GEORGIA AND THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS
627
SOUTHERN OCEAN
628
SPAIN
629
SPRATLY ISLANDS
633
SRI LANKA
634
SUDAN
637
SURINAME
641
SVALBARD
644
SWAZILAND
646
SWEDEN
648
SWITZERLAND
652
SYRIA
655
TAIPEI ChMung Chung ii
660
TAJIKISTAN
663
TANZANIA
666
THAILAND
670
TIMORLESTE
673
TOGO
676
TOKELAU
679
TONGA
681
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
684
TUNISIA
687
TURKEY
690
INTRODUCTION
694
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS
697
TUVALU
699
UGANDA
702
UKRAINE
705
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
709
UNITED KINGDOM
712
UNITED STATES
717
UNITED STATES PACIFIC ISLAND WILDLIFE REFUGES
721
URUGUAY
723
VANUATU
731
VENEZUELA
733
VIETNAM
737
VIRGIN ISLANDS
741
WAKE ISLAND
743
WEST BANK
745
WESTERN SAHARA
748
WORLD
750
YEMEN
754
ZAMBIA
757
ZIMBABWE
760
ADDDEUIATIOKIC
765
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND GROUPS
771
SELECTED INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AGREEMENTS
801
CROSSREFERENCE LIST OF COUNTRY DATA CODES
809
CROSSREFERENCE LIST OF HYDROGRAPHIC DATA CODES
815
CROSSREFERENCE LIST OF GEOGRAPHIC NAMES
817
APPENDIX G
845
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