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The CIA World Factbook (CIA World Factbook)

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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2010offers 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.

Synopsis:

A country-by-country guide to the world—the product of sixty-eight years of CIA intelligence.

Synopsis:

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2011 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world’s nations. This comprehensive guide has been updated for 2011 with detailed information on politics, populations, military expenditures, economics, and much more. For every country on the globe, you'll find detailed maps with new geopolitical data; statistics on the population of each country, with details on literacy rates, HIV prevalence, and age structure; updated data on military expenditures and capabilities; details on prominent political parties and contact information for diplomatic consultation; and more. Originally intended for use by government officials, this is a must-have resource for students, travelers, journalists, and business people with a desire to know more about their world.

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The Central Intelligence Agencyis an independent agency responsible for providing national security intelligence to senior U.S. policymakers. It is headquartered in Langley, Virginia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781616080471
Author:
Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. (cor)
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Author:
Central Intelligence Agency
Author:
Intelligence Agency, Central
Subject:
Handbooks & Manuals
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Yearbooks & Annuals
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Intelligence
Subject:
Politics/Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
CIA World Factbook
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
160 black-and-white illustrations
Pages:
864
Dimensions:
10 x 7 x 1 in

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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2011 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world’s nations. This comprehensive guide has been updated for 2011 with detailed information on politics, populations, military expenditures, economics, and much more. For every country on the globe, you'll find detailed maps with new geopolitical data; statistics on the population of each country, with details on literacy rates, HIV prevalence, and age structure; updated data on military expenditures and capabilities; details on prominent political parties and contact information for diplomatic consultation; and more. Originally intended for use by government officials, this is a must-have resource for students, travelers, journalists, and business people with a desire to know more about their world.
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