Confrontation between government and opposition soon develops into civil war that draws in world. Visible are the republic of ireland top leftmost, the united kingdom top left, france middle left, belgium middle, the netherlands top middle, germany right, denmark top right, luxembourg between france, germany, and belgium, switzerland bottom middle, italy bottom middle, and austria bottom right. Country profiles business communication libguides at. Europe belgium the world factbook central intelligence.
About history the world factbook central intelligence agency. The information regarding various countries on this page is republished from the 2015 world fact book of the united states central intelligence agency. Guide to country profiles home reference maps appendixes these are the categories, fields, and subfields of information generally recorded for each country. Organized into a series of food and country profiles, the world factbook of food provides users with a wide range of food and agriculture data at the food and country level. The office of public affairs opa is the single point of contact for all inquiries about the central intelligence agency cia. We have created a unique world tefl factbook of teaching abroad guides in over 100 countries to help tefl teachers decide where in the world to teach english. The kingdom of spain, more informally known as spain is found on the iberian peninsula.
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Regional and world maps flags of the world gallery of covers definitions and notes guide to country profiles guide to country. Country profiles present the latest key development data drawn from the world development indicators wdi database, the world banks primary database for cross country comparable development data. Jan 21, 2014 world factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of 2019 country information contained here. View of the city of amalfi with mount cerreto 1,315 m. Starting with the 1993 factbook, demographic estimates for some countries mostly african have explicitly taken into account t. The world factbook is a reference almanac published by the united states central intelligence agency on a continual basis.
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In middle income countries youth are more likely to be students, wage employed or neet, in low income countries, youth are more likely to be selfemployed or underemployed. The cia world factbook offers maps of the world oceans map, political map, time zones, etc. Country profiles bring together a whole of country perspective on permanent and temporary migration and provide relevant information, including key statistical data, on the different types of visa categories. Thailand, officially known as the kingdom of thailand, is a southeast asian country located at the center of the indochina peninsula.
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The official print version is available from the government printing office. Stretching over 198,000 square miles, thailand is the worlds 51st largest and the 20th most populous country in the world. It is often used as a reference text in other academic works. Its capitol, bangkok, is thailands political, commercial, industrial and cultural hub. Bureau of justice statistics the world factbook of criminal. Country profiles present the latest key development data drawn from the world development indicators wdi database, the world banks primary database for crosscountry comparable development data. The cia world factbook is a reference resource produced by the central intelligence agency of the united states with almanacstyle information about the countries of the world. Europe denmark the world factbook central intelligence. The datasets and scripts are dedicated to the public domain. Area compares the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries andor coastlines. This spectacular view is the most detailed truecolor image of the entire earth to date. Predictors of primary schoolteachers behavioural intention to teach students demonstrating inappropriate behaviour in. Nine newly added travel facts from luxembourg, new caledonia, norfolk island, saint barthelemy, san marino, seychelles, slovakia, suriname, and vanuatu bring the final total to 222 193 countries and 29 dependencies. This dataset is a snapshot of all of the country profiles provided in the world factbook as of early 2017.
Jan 10, 2019 dr congo is a vast country with immense economic resources and, until recently, has been at the centre of what some observers call africas world war, with widespread civilian suffering the. The world factbook provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Each country profile outlines everything a tefl teacher would need to know including average pay, living costs, working environments and even the weather. Sep 14, 2017 we provide country specific information for every country of the world. May, 2019 south africa has one of the continents biggest and most developed economies. It is bordered by both the atlantic ocean and mediterranean sea, as well as gibraltar, france and andorra. World factbook country profiles in json free open public domain data no api key required. Political, cultural and geographical information about countries is available through.
The world factbook, also known as the cia world factbook, is a reference resource produced by the central intelligence agency cia with almanacstyle information about the countries of the world. The world factbook of food is designed to serve as a central reference repository of data related to food. World tefl factbook ultimate guide to teaching english abroad. Apr 02, 2020 country profiles cia world factbook provides brief, uptodate information government, economy, geography, demographics, etc.
We read every letter, fax, or email we receive, and we will convey your comments to cia officials outside opa as appropriate. Other companiessuch as skyhorse publishingalso print a paper edition. Select a country, territory or international organisation from the menus below. Cia world factbook the most comprehensive country facts available online the world factbook the factbook provides a two to threepage summary of the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of 266 u. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of 2015 country information contained here. References guide to country profiles the world factbook.
No claims are made regarding the accuracy of mozambique 2020 information contained here. The information regarding mozambique on this page is republished from the 2020 world fact book of the united states central intelligence agency and other sources. Apr 11, 2007 cia world factbook plus library of congress country studies updated official guide to the world, with authoritative country profiles and data two cdrom set u. We read every letter or email we receive, and we will convey your comments to cia officials outside opa as appropriate. Population compares estimates from the us bureau of the census based on statistics from population censuses. Apr 10, 2020 the world factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. New color maps and flags now accompany each country profile. There is also information on existing security and health concerns in each country. Use it as you please with no restrictions whatsoever. The information regarding various countries on this page is republished from the 2019 world fact book of the united states central intelligence agency.
The latest 5 entries including two updated country profiles were prepared in 2002 under the direction of william mcdonald ph. The world factbook has completed its travel facts project. Country profiles books useful books and ebooks available through the pollak library that provide information on the government, culture, society, andor economy of nations around the world. Spains territory is also comprised of the balearic islands in the mediterranean, the canary islands in the atlantic ocean, three exclaves in. Issn 155383 for additional information on government leaders in selected foreign countries, go to world leaders. The data available in each country profile includes exports, religion, politics, population as well as a brief historical overview. Cia the world factbook references guide to country. Rank order pages are available for the following 40 fields in six of the nine factbook categories. Key economic and development indicators are useful in understanding the reasons why migrants choose australia, information obtained from the united nations, the international monetary fund, the cia world factbook, and the australian bureau of statistics. Country profiles full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. Learn how the world bank group is helping countries with covid19 coronavirus. Up until 1994 it was ruled by a white minority government, which enforced a separation of races with its policy called. Any open structured datasets for the world factbook.
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