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 Navigation Country Ranks and Profiles: 1 Country Profiles A-Z 2 Guide to Country Profiles 3 Country Ranks A-Z 4 Guide to Rank Order Pages Appendixes: A. Abbreviations B. 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 Measures Supporting Information: 1. History of The World Factbook 2. Flags of the World 3. Gallery of Covers 4. Contributors and Copyright Information 5. Purchasing Information 6. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Country Profiles: Administrative divisions Age structure Agriculture - products Airports - with paved runways Airports - with unpaved runways Airports Area - comparative Area Background Birth rate Budget Capital Climate Coastline Communications - note Constitution Country name Currency (code) Current account balance Death rate Debt - external Dependency status Dependent areas Diplomatic representation from the US Diplomatic representation in the US Disputes - international Distribution of family income - Gini index Economic aid - donor Economic aid - recipient Economy - overview Electricity - consumption Electricity - exports Electricity - imports Electricity - production Elevation extremes Environment - current issues Environment - international agreements Ethnic groups Exchange rates Executive branch Exports - commodities Exports - partners Exports Fiscal year Flag description GDP (official exchange rate) GDP (purchasing power parity) GDP - composition by sector GDP - per capita (PPP) GDP - real growth rate ...This complete electronic edition is designed for optimal navigation on your handheld device. Features: -Complete (unabridged) edition.
|Title||:||CIA World Factbook 2009|
|Author||:||Central Intelligence Agency of the United States|
|Publisher||:||MobileReference - 2010|