CIA World Factbook 2009: Complete Unabridged Edition. Detailed Country Maps and Other Information

Front Cover, 2010 - Reference - 9320 pages
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The CIA World Factbook is a reference resource produced by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with almanac-style information about the countries of the world. It provides a summary of the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of US-recognized countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world. This complete electronic edition is designed for optimal navigation on your handheld device.
-Complete (unabridged) edition.
-Maps, history, climate, population, religion, government, US diplomatic representation, economy, natural resources, communications, transportation, military - all essential information for over 270 countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world at your finger tips.
-Flags of the World
-List of Abbreviations
-List of International Organizations and Groups
-List of International Environmental Agreements
-Cross-Reference List of Country Data Codes
-Cross-Reference List of Hydrographic Data Codes
-Cross-Reference List of Geographic Names
-Weights and Measures includes information on mathematical notation and metric interrelationships, as well as over 400 examples of standard conversion factors.
-Navigate from Table of Contents or search for words or phrases.
Table of Contents:
-Country List: Maps, Flags, and Information
-Country Ranks and Profiles
-Reference Maps
-Definitions and Notes
-Supporting Information
-About and Navigation
Country Ranks and Profiles:
1 Country Profiles A-Z
2 Guide to Country Profiles
3 Country Ranks A-Z
4 Guide to Rank Order Pages
A. Abbreviations
B. International Organizations and Groups
C. Selected International Environmental Agreements
D. Cross-Reference List of Country Data Codes
E. Cross-Reference List of Hydrographic Data Codes
F. Cross-Reference List of Geographic Names
G. Weights and Measures
Supporting Information:
1. History of The World Factbook
2. Flags of the World
3. Gallery of Covers
4. Contributors and Copyright Information
5. Purchasing Information
6. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Country Profiles:
Administrative divisions
Age structure
Agriculture - products
Airports - with paved runways
Airports - with unpaved runways
Area - comparative
Birth rate
Communications - note
Country name
Currency (code)
Current account balance
Death rate
Debt - external
Dependency status
Dependent areas
Diplomatic representation from the US
Diplomatic representation in the US
Disputes - international
Distribution of family income - Gini index
Economic aid - donor
Economic aid - recipient
Economy - overview
Electricity - consumption
Electricity - exports
Electricity - imports
Electricity - production
Elevation extremes
Environment - current issues
Environment - international agreements
Ethnic groups
Exchange rates
Executive branch
Exports - commodities
Exports - partners
Fiscal year
Flag description
GDP (official exchange rate)
GDP (purchasing power parity)
GDP - composition by sector
GDP - per capita (PPP)
GDP - real growth rate

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