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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2009 offers complete and up-to-date information on the worlds 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.

Synopsis:

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, this factbook is full of complete and up-to-date information on the world's countries. This all-inclusive reference guide has been updated for 2009 with detailed information on politics, populations, and more. 160 b&w illustrations.

Synopsis:

A country-by-country guide to the world--the product of 67 years of CIA intelligence.

About the Author

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), established in 1947, is a civilian intelligence agency of the United States government responsible for providing national security intelligence to senior United States policymakers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781602392823
Author:
Central Intelligence Agency
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Author:
Central Intelligence Agency
Author:
Intelligence Agency, Central
Subject:
Almanacs
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Yearbooks & Annuals
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Intelligence
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
World politics
Subject:
Handbooks & Manuals
Subject:
Politics/Reference
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
CIA World Factbook
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
160 black-and-white illustrations
Pages:
864
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in

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"Synopsis" by , From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, this factbook is full of complete and up-to-date information on the world's countries. This all-inclusive reference guide has been updated for 2009 with detailed information on politics, populations, and more. 160 b&w illustrations.
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