Financial Times World Desk Reference 2005

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Penguin, 2005 M01 17 - 656 pages
Whatever you need to know about the world, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, have the facts at your fingertips with this complete gazeteer of the globe. Each of the world's 192 nations is surveyed and mapped, including full coverage of the world's newest nations. Informative profiles of overseas dependencies and territories, every fact and stat, plus a full glossary, makes this comprehensive and browser-friendly guide a must-have for any reference collection.
 

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Contents

JORDAN 338339
338
KAZAKHSTAN 340343
340
KENYA 344347
344
KIRIBATI 348349
348
KOREA NORTH 350351
350
KOREA SOUTH 352355
352
KUWAIT 356357
356
KYRGYZSTAN 358359
358

SOUTH AMERICA 2223
22
EUROPE 2425
24
AFRICA 2627
27
WEST ASIA 2829
28
NORTH ASIA 3031
31
SOUTH ASIA 3233
32
AUSTRALASIA AND OCEANIA 3435
35
TIMELINE OF GLOBAL HISTORY 3639
36
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 6263
62
GLOBAL SECURITY 6465
64
TIME ZONES 6667
66
WORLD CHRONOLOGY 0F 20022003 6869
68
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS 7073
70
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 112113
112
BAHRAIN 114115
114
BANGLADESH 116119
116
BARBADOS 120121
120
BELARUS 122125
122
BELGIUM 126129
126
BELIZE 130131
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
COSTA RICA 206207
206
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
ECUADOR 230231
230
EGYPT 232235
232
EL SALVADOR 236237
236
EQUATORIAL GUINEA 238239
238
ERITREA 240241
240
ESTONIA 242243
242
ETHIOPIA 244247
244
FIJI 248249
248
FINLAND 250253
250
FRANCE 254259
254
GABON 260261
260
GAMBIA 262263
262
GEORGIA 264265
264
GERMANY 266271
266
GHANA 272273
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 308311
308
IRAQ 312315
312
IRELAND 316317
316
ISRAEL 318321
318
ITALY 322327
322
CÔTE DIVOIRE see IVORY COAST
328
JAMAICA 330331
330
JAPAN 332337
332
LAOS 360361
360
LATVIA 362363
362
LEBANON 364365
364
LESOTHO 366367
366
LIBERIA 368369
368
LIBYA 370373
370
LIECHTENSTEIN 374375
374
LITHUANIA 376377
376
LUXEMBOURG 378379
378
MACEDONIA 380381
380
MADAGASCAR 382383
382
MALAWI 384385
384
MALAYSIA 386389
386
MALDIVES 390391
390
MALI 392393
392
MALTA 394395
394
MARSHALL ISLANDS 396397
396
MAURITANIA 398399
398
MAURITIUS 400401
400
MEXICO 402405
402
MICRONESIA 406407
406
MOLDOVA 408409
408
MONACO 410411
410
MONGOLIA 412413
412
MOROCCO 414417
414
MOZAMBIQUE 418421
418
NAMIBIA 422423
422
NAURU 424425
424
NEPAL 426427
426
NETHERLANDS 428431
428
NEW ZEALAND 432435
432
NICARAGUA 436437
436
NIGER 438439
438
NIGERIA 440443
440
NORWAY 444447
444
OMAN 448449
448
PAKISTAN 450453
450
PALAU 454455
454
PANAMA 456457
456
PAPUA NEW GUINEA 458459
458
PARAGUAY 460461
460
PERU 462465
462
PHILIPPINES 466469
466
POLAND 470473
470
PORTUGAL 474477
474
QATAR 478479
478
ROMANIA 480483
480
RUSSIAN FEDERATION 484491
484
RWANDA 492493
492
ST KITTS NEVIS 494495
494
ST LUCIA 496497
496
ST VINCENT THE GRENADINES 498499
498
SAMOA 500501
500
SAN MARINO 502503
502
SÃO TOMÉ PRÍNCIPE 504505
504
SAUDI ARABIA 506509
506
SENEGAL 510511
510
SERBIA MONTENEGRO YUGOSLAVIA 512515
512
SEYCHELLES 516517
516
SIERRA LEONE 518519
518
SINGAPORE 520521
520
SLOVAKIA 522523
522
SLOVENIA 524525
524
SOLOMON ISLANDS 526527
526
SOMALIA 528529
528
SOUTH AFRICA 530533
530
SPAIN 534537
534
SRI LANKA 538539
538
SUDAN 540541
540
SURINAME 542543
542
SWAZILAND 544545
544
SWEDEN 546549
546
SWITZERLAND 550553
550
SYRIA 554557
554
TAIWAN 558561
558
TAJIKISTAN 562563
562
TANZANIA 564565
564
THAILAND 566569
566
TOGO 570571
570
TONGA 572573
572
TRINIDAD TOBAGO 574575
574
TUNISIA 576579
576
TURKEY 580583
580
TURKMENISTAN 584585
584
TUVALU 586587
586
UGANDA 588589
588
UKRAINE 590593
590
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 594595
594
UNITED KINGDOM 596601
596
UNITED STATES 602609
602
URUGUAY 610613
610
UZBEKISTAN 614617
614
VANUATU 618619
618
VATICAN CITY 620621
620
VENEZUELA 622625
622
VIETNAM 626629
626
YEMEN 630633
630
ZAMBIA 634635
634
ZIMBABWE 636639
636
WORLD MAP 640641
640
AMERICAN SAMOA ANGUILLA ARUBA BERMUDA BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 642643 ...
642
CAYMAN ISLANDS CHRISTMAS ISLAND COCOS KEELING ISLANDS COOK ISLANDS FAEROE ISLANDS FALKLAND ISLANDS FRENCH...
644
FRENCH POLYNESIA GIBRALTAR GREENLAND GUADELOUPE GUAM GUERNSEY ISLE OF MAN 646647 ...
646
JERSEY JOHNSTON ATOLL MARTINIQUE MAYOTTE MIDWAY ISLANDS MONTSERRAT NETHERLANDS ANTILLES 648649 ...
648
NEW CALEDONIA NIUE NORFOLK ISLAND NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS PARACEL ISLANDS PITCAIRN ISLANDS PUERTO RICO 65...
650
RÉUNION ST HELENA DEPENDENCIES ST PIERRE MIQUELON SPRATLY ISLANDS SVALBARD TOKELAU TURKS CAICOS ISLANDS ...
652
GLOSSARY OF GEOGRAPHIC TERMS 654655
654
GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS 655
655
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND PICTURE CREDITS 656
656
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