The 1999 CIA Factbook

The 1999 CIA Factbook

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Excerpt: ...US 161, Norway 142, Greece 144, Japan 124, Hong Kong 100, China 53, UK 32, Singapore 39, and Monaco 38 (1998 est.) Airports: 45 (1998 est.) Airports-with paved runways: total: 2 over 3,047 m: 1 1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 (1998 est.) Airports-with unpaved runways: total: 43 1,524 to 2,437 m: 3 914 to 1,523 m: 5 under 914 m: 35 (1998 est.) Military Military branches: Army, Air Force, Navy Military manpower-availability: males age 15-49: 667,032 (1999 est.) Military manpower-fit for military service: males age 15-49: 356,825 (1999 est.) Military expenditures-dollar figure: $1.4 million (1998) Military expenditures-percent of GDP: 2% (1998) Transnational Issues Disputes-international: none Illicit drugs: increasingly a transshipment point for Southeast and Southwest Asian heroin and South American cocaine for the European and US markets ====================================================================== @Libya --- Geography Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Tunisia Geographic coordinates: 25 00 N, 17 00 E Map references: Africa Area: total: 1,759,540 sq km land: 1,759,540 sq km water: 0 sq km Area-comparative: slightly larger than Alaska Land boundaries: total: 4,383 km border countries: Algeria 982 km, Chad 1,055 km, Egypt 1,150 km, Niger 354 km, Sudan 383 km, Tunisia 459 km Coastline: 1,770 km Maritime claims: territorial sea: 12 nm note: Gulf of Sidra closing line-32 degrees 30 minutes north Climate: Mediterranean along coast; dry, extreme desert interior Terrain: mostly barren, flat to undulating plains, plateaus, depressions Elevation extremes: lowest point: Sabkhat Ghuzayyil -47 m highest point: Bikku Bitti 2,267 m Natural resources: petroleum, natural gas, gypsum Land use: arable land: 1% permanent crops: 0% permanent pastures: 8% forests and woodland: 0% other: 91% (1993 est.) Irrigated land: 4,700 sq km (1993 est.) Natural...show more

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  • Paperback | 680 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 35mm | 1,193g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123671136X
  • 9781236711366