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The CIA World Factbook
by Central Intelligence Agency




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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2009 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world's nations. This all-inclusive reference guide has been updated for 2009 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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Overview

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2009 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world's nations. This all-inclusive reference guide has been updated for 2009 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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  • ISBN-13: 9781602392823
  • ISBN-10: 160239282X
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publish Date: October 2008
  • Page Count: 831
  • Dimensions: 9.94 x 7 x 1.89 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.27 pounds

Series: CIA World Factbook

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