By Central Intelligence Agency
For each one state, The CIA global Factbook 2016 includes:
particular maps with new geopolitical data
facts at the inhabitants of every state, with info on literacy premiums, HIV incidence, and age structure
New facts on army bills and capabilities
details on each one country’s weather and typical hazards
information on renowned political events, and speak to info for diplomatic consultation
proof on transportation and communique infrastructure
and lots more and plenty more!
Also incorporated are appendixes with necessary abbreviations, overseas environmental agreements, overseas companies and teams, weight and degree conversions, and extra. initially meant to be used via executive officers, this can be a must-have source for college students, tourists, newshounds, and enterprise individuals with a wish to comprehend extra approximately their world.
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Some disputed and other areas do not have flags. Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricuItural) This entry provides the annual quantity of water in cubic kilometers removed from available sources for use in any purpose. Water drawn-off is not necessarily entirely consumed and some portion may be returned for further use downstream. Domestic sector use refers to water supplied by public distribution systems. Note that some of this total may be used for small industrial and/or limited agricultural purposes.
Aerosol—a collection of airborne particles dispersed in a gas, smoke, or fog. Afforestation—converting a bare or agricultural space by planting trees and plants; reforestation involves replanting trees on areas that have been cut or destroyed by fire. Asbestos—a naturally occurring soft fibrous mineral commonly used in fireproofing materials and considered to be highly carcinogenic in particulate form. Biodiversity—also biological diversity; the relative number of species, diverse in form and function, at the genetic, organism, community, and ecosystem level; loss of biodiversity reduces an ecosystem’s ability to recover from natural or man-induced disruption.
Dependency status This entry describes the formal relationship between a particular nonindependent entity and an independent state. Dependent areas This entry contains an alphabetical listing of all nonindependent entities associated in some way with a particular independent state. Diplomatic representation The US Government has diplomatic relations with 190 independent states, including 188 of the 193 UN members (excluded UN members are Bhutan, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and the US itself). In addition, the US has diplomatic relations with 2 independent states that are not in the UN, the Holy See and Kosovo, as well as with the EU.