The CIA World Factbook 2011 [NOOK Book]

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The CIA World Factbook 2011 is a “complete” and “unabridged” reference resource, an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with almanac-style information about the countries of the world. With great care The CIA World Factbook 2011 has been formatted into a complete electronic edition for all e-Reader and e-book devices. This book has working links for the Index, chapters, countries, maps, flags and other areas making navigation of this book ...
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The CIA World Factbook 2011

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Overview

The CIA World Factbook 2011 is a “complete” and “unabridged” reference resource, an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with almanac-style information about the countries of the world. With great care The CIA World Factbook 2011 has been formatted into a complete electronic edition for all e-Reader and e-book devices. This book has working links for the Index, chapters, countries, maps, flags and other areas making navigation of this book trouble free.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, this comprehensive guide has been updated for 2011 with detailed information for over 270 countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world.
The countries are broke down in to these subject areas: Introduction, Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues.

*Introduction
Flag Description
Background
Location
Geographic Coordinates
Map References
Area
Area – Comparative
Land Boundaries
Coastline
Maritime Claims
Climate
Terrain
Elevation Extremes
Natural Resources
Land Use
Irrigated Land
Total Renewable Water Resources
Freshwater Withdrawal (Domestic/Industrial/Agricultural)
Natural Hazards
Environment – Current Issues
Environment ¬– International Agreements

*Geography
Location
Geographic Coordinates
Map References
Area
Area – Comparative
Land Boundaries
Coastline
Climate
Environment – Current Issues

*People
Population
Languages
Age Structure
Median Age
Population Growth Rate
Birth Rate
Death Rate
Net Migration Rate
Urbanization
Sex Ratio
Infant Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy at Birth
Total Fertility Rate
HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate
HIV/AIDS – People Living with HIV/AIDS
HIV/AIDS – Deaths
Nationality
Ethnic Groups
Religions
Literacy
School Life Expectancy (Primary to Tertiary Education)
Education Expenditures

*Government
Country Name
Government Type
Capital
Administrative Divisions
Dependent Areas
Independence
National Holidays
Constitution
Legal System
Suffrage
Executive Branch
Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch
Political Parties and Leaders
Political Pressure Groups and Leaders
International Organization Participation
Flag Description
National Anthem

*Economy
Economy - overview
GDP (official exchange rate)
GDP - real growth rate
GDP - per capita
GDP - composition by sector
Labor force
Labor force - by occupation
Unemployment rate
Population below poverty line
Household income or consumption by percentage share
Distribution of family income - Gini index
Inflation rate (consumer prices)
Investment (gross fixed)
Agriculture - products
Industries
Electricity - production/consumption
Electricity – exports/imports
Oil – production/consumption
Oil – exports/exports
Natural Gas - production/consumption
Natural Gas – exports/imports
Natural Gas - proved reserves
Current account balance
Exports – commodities/partners
Imports - commodities/partners


*Communications
Telephones - main lines in use
Telephones - mobile cellular
Telephone system
Radio broadcast stations
Television broadcast stations
Internet country code
Internet hosts
Internet users

*Transportation
Airports
Airports - with paved runways
Airports - with unpaved runways
Heliports
Pipelines
Railways
Roadways
Waterways
Merchant marine
Ports and terminals

*Military
Military branches
Military service age and obligation
Manpower available for military service
Manpower fit for military service
Manpower reaching military age annually
Military expenditures - percent of GDP

*Transnational Issues
Disputes - international
Refugees and internally displaced persons
Trafficking in persons
Illicit drugs
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013144651
  • Publisher: Pentagon Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/27/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 16 MB
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