World Factbook

Guide to the World Factbook on Cd-rom

The World Factbook is an almanac-type guide to countries of the world providing country profiles arranged by geographic, demographic, governmental, economic, communications and defense categories. Several appendices provide tables of abbreviations, an outline of U.N. system, international organizations, selected international environmental agreements, weights and measures, country data codes, a cross reference list of geographic names and basic maps of countries and regions. The Handbook of International Economic Statistics is also available on this CD-ROM. Also available on the Internet at available on the Internet at: http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/

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