The World Factbook 2009 (Paperback)

By Central Intelligence Agency (U.S.) (Compiled by)

Central Intelligence Agency, 9780160845871, 822pp.

Publication Date: February 2, 2010

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In general, information available as of January 1, 2009 was used in the preparation of this edition. Provides brief information on the geography, people, government, economy, communications, and defense of countries and regions around the world. Contains information on international organizations. Designed to meet the specific requirements of United States Government Officials in style, format, coverage, and content. Includes 3 unattached maps.  High School students may use this reference work for their research term papers or essays.  News media, political scientists, international relations advocates, and foreign policy analysts may be interested in this volume for its rich country background information, maps, glags, and symbols.  All libraries should have a copy of this mini encyclopedic reference for their world history collections.

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