The CIA World Factbook 2009

作者: Central Intelligence Agency
出版社: Skyhorse Publishing
关键词: factbook, world, cia
页数: 864
出版时间: 2008-10-21
ISBN-10: 160239282X
ISBN-13: 9781602392823


A comprehensive, country-by-country look at our world.

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2009 is full of complete and up-to-date information on the world’s countries. This all-inclusive reference guide has been updated for 2009 with detailed information on politics, military expenditures, populations, economics, and much more. Originally intended for use by government officials, this all-new reference guide is a must for every student, traveler, journalist, and business person.

• Useful maps with new geopolitical data.
• Details on prominent political parties, and contact information for diplomatic consultation.
• A full description of the population of each country, with information on literacy rates, HIV prevalence, and age structure.
• A complete economic overview from household income to Gross Domestic Product.
• Information on transportation and communication infrastructure.
• New data on military expenditures and capabilities.
• User-friendly headings, sub-headings, an index, and a list of physical coordinates of major places for easy reading
• 160 b/w illustrations