Financial Times World Desk Reference

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Andrew Heritage
Dorling Kindersley Pub., 2005 - 656 pages
Completely revised and updated for 2005, an authoritative resource contains extensive information on population, crime, natural resources, world affairs, politics, and much more, accompanied by expert analysis on a vast array of topics, more than five thousand illustrations and diagrams, more than six hundred maps, and thousands of facts and statistics. Original.

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Contents

WORLD FACTFILE
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THE PHYSICAL WORLD 1011
10
THE POLITICAL WORLD 1213
12
THE SOLAR SYSTEM 1415
14
CLIMATE 1617
16
ENVIRONMENT 1819
18
NORTH AMERICA 2021
21
SOUTH AMERICA 2223
22
ECUADOR 250231
230
EGYPT 232235
232
EL SALVADOR 236237
236
EQUATORIAL GUINEA 258239
238
ERITREA 240241
240
ESTONIA 242243
242
ethiopia 244247
244
Fiji 248249
248

EUROPE 2425
24
AFRICA 2627
26
WEST ASIA 2829
28
NORTH ASIA 3031
31
SOUTH ASIA 3233
32
AUSTRALASIA
35
AND OCEANIA 3455
37
THE FORMATION OF THE MODERN WORLD 4041
40
THE WORLD IN 1492 4243
42
THE AGE OF DISCOVERY 14921648 4445
44
THE AGE OF EXPANSION 16481789 4647
46
THE AGE OF REVOLUTION 17891830 4849
48
THE AGE OF EMPIRE 18301914 5051
50
THE AGE OF GLOBAL WAR 19141945 5253
52
THE MODERN AGE From 1945 5455
54
POPULATION 5657
56
THE WORLD ECONOMY 5861
58
GLOBAL TOURISM 6265
62
GLOBAL SECURITY 6465
64
TIME ZONES 6667
66
WORLD CHRONOLOGY OF 20022003 6869
68
ORGANIZATIONS 7073
70
THE NATIONS OF THE WORLD
75
Afghanistan 7679
76
ALBANIA 8081
80
ALGERIA 8285
82
ANDORRA 8687
86
ANGOLA 8889
88
ANTARCTICA 9091
90
ANTIGUA BARBUDA 9293
92
ARGENTINA 9497
94
ARMENIA 9899
98
AUSTRALIA 100105
100
AUSTRIA 106109
106
AZERBAIJAN 110111
110
Bahamas 112115
112
BAHRAIN 114115
114
BANGLADESH 116119
116
BARBADOS 120121
120
BELARUS 122125
122
BELGIUM 126129
126
BELIZE 130151
130
BENIN 132133
132
BHUTAN 134135
134
BOLIVIA 136139
136
BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA 140141
140
BOTSWANA 142143
142
BRAZIL 144149
144
BRUNEI 150151
150
BULGARIA 152155
152
BURKINA 156157
156
BURMA MYANMAR 158161
158
BURUNDI 162163
162
Cambodia 164167
164
cameroon 168169
168
CANADA 170175
170
CAPE VERDE 176177
176
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC 178179
178
CHAD 180181
180
CHILE 182185
182
CHINA 186193
186
COLOMBIA 194197
194
COMOROS 198199
198
CONGO 200201
200
CONGO DEM REP 202205
202
COSTARICA 206207
206
COTE DTVOIRE see IVORY COAST CROATIA 208209
208
CUBA 210213
210
CYPRUS 214215
214
czech republic 216217
216
Denmark 218221
218
djibouti 222223
222
dominica 224225
224
dominican republic 226227
226
East timor 228229
228
FINLAND 250253
250
FRANCE 254259
254
Gabon 260261
260
GAMBIA 262265
262
GEORGIA 264265
264
GERMANY 266271
266
GHANA 272275
272
GREECE 274277
274
GRENADA 278279
278
GUATEMALA 280281
280
GUINEA 282283
282
GUINEABISSAU 284285
284
GUYANA 286287
286
Haiti 288289
288
honduras 290291
290
HUNGARY 292295
292
Iceland 296297
296
INDIA 298303
298
INDONESIA 304307
304
IRAN 308511
308
IRQ 512315
315
IRELAND 316317
316
ISRAEL 318321
318
ITALY 322327
322
ivory coast
328
cote dtvoire 528329
329
Jamaica 330351
330
JAPAN 552337
337
JORDAN 358339
338
Kazakhstan 340545
340
KENYA 544547
344
KIRIBATI 548549
348
KOREA NORTH 550551
353
KOREA SOUTH 552555
354
KUWAIT 556557
356
KYRGYZSTAN 558359
359
Laos 36o56i
360
LATVIA 362363
362
LEBANON 364365
364
LIBYA 370373
370
LITHUANIA 376377
376
MADAGASCAR 382383
382
MALDIVES 390391
390
MARSHALL ISLANDS 396397
396
MEXICO 402405
402
MOLDOVA 408409
408
MOROCCO 414417
414
Namibia 422423
422
NETHERLANDS 428431
428
NICARAGUA 436437
436
NORWAY 444447
444
Pakistan 450453
450
PANAMA 456457
456
PERU 462465
462
POLAND 470473
470
Qatar 478479
478
russian federation 484491
484
RWANDA 492493
492
SAMOA 500501
500
Taiwan 558561
558
tanzania 564565
564
TOGO 570571
570
TUNISIA 576579
576
TURKMENISTAN 584585
584
UKRAINE 590593
590
UNITED KINGDOM 596601
596
UNITED STATES 602609
602
URUGUAY 610613
610
Vanuatu 618619
618
VIETNAM 626629
626
Zambia 634635
634
WORLD MAP 640641
640
FRENCH POLYNESIA GIBRALTAR
646
REUNION ST HELENA
652
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