Most large agricultural holdings are private, with the government channeling financing to this sector. The tourist industry attracts more than 90% of its business from North America. Heroin is a semisynthetic derivative of morphine. Inflation rate consumer prices : Greek area: 4. Age structure: 0-14 years: 48% female 1,489,721; male 1,494,730 15-64 years: 50% female 1,606,307; male 1,498,021 65 years and over: 2% female 105,446; male 68,204 July 1995 est. Other companies—such as Skyhorse Publishing—also print a paper edition.
Environment: current issues: air pollution from industrial and vehicle emissions; water pollution from raw sewage; deforestation contributing to loss of biodiversity; soil erosion; desertification natural hazards: severe earthquakes; active volcanism; tsunamis international agreements: party to - Antarctic-Environmental Protocol, Antarctic Treaty, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Hazardous Wastes, Marine Dumping, Nuclear Test Ban, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands, Whaling; signed, but not ratified - Law of the Sea Note: strategic location relative to sea lanes between Atlantic and Pacific Oceans Strait of Magellan, Beagle Channel, Drake Passage ; Atacama Desert one of world's driest regions Chile:People Population: 14,161,216 July 1995 est. These reform measures were crippled, however, by the widespread civil disorder that accompanied the collapse of the Communist state. Despite such positive developments, the reconstruction effort faces many tough challenges because of the persistence of internal political divisions and the related lack of confidence of foreign investors. After expanding at a rapid 3. Undeveloped natural resources include titanium, iron ore, manganese, uranium, and alluvial gold. The Federation agreed to the plan almost immediately, while the Bosnian Serbs rejected it. Age structure: 0-14 years: 31% female 542,664; male 570,998 15-64 years: 61% female 1,103,171; male 1,076,226 65 years and over: 8% female 154,784; male 109,441 July 1995 est.
In football, the independent Bosnia and Herzegovina national football team has not qualified for a European or World Championship. Merchant marine: All ships engaged in the carriage of goods. These areas contain most of the industry. Crippled by the effects of the Gulf war, the collapse of the fruit-to-electronics conglomerate, Polly Peck, Ltd. Life expectancy at birth: total population: 77.
Rapid growth of free trade zones has established a significant expansion of manufacturing for export, especially wearing apparel. Newby To search for information on a specific country from the list below, search for country: Afganistan, for example. Large segments of the population, especially those living in urban areas, continue to depend on humanitarian aid to meet basic food requirements. National product: The total output of goods and services in a country in a given year. The remainder of the entries in the former Communications category-Railroads, Highways, Inland waterways, Pipelines, Ports, Merchant marine, and Airports-can now be found under a new category called Transportation. Electricity: capacity: 17,330,000 kW production: 54.
Industrial production: growth rate 14. The World Health Organization estimates that f. Agriculture, including fishing, hunting, and forestry, is the leading sector of the economy. Nationality: noun: Burkinabe singular and plural adjective: Burkinabe Ethnic divisions: Mossi about 2. Angola has rich natural resources - notably gold, diamonds, and arable land, in addition to large oil deposits - but will need to observe the cease-fire, implement the peace agreement, and reform government policies if it is to achieve its potential. Cultivation of crops - rice, cassava, bananas, and sugarcane - are limited to the coastal area, where the population is largely concentrated.
Galloping inflation - by June 1994 the monthly rate had risen to nearly 50% - had undermined economic stability. Only about one-fifth of the work force is in agriculture. Popular resistance, changes in central policy, and loss of authority by rural cadres have weakened China's population control program, which is essential to the nation's long-term economic viability. Cocaine is a stimulant derived from the leaves of the coca bush. Prime Minister Schluter's main priorities are to maintain a current account surplus in order to pay off extensive external debt and to continue to freeze public-sector expenditures in order to reduce the budget deficit.
Net migration rate: The balance between the number of persons entering and leaving a country during the year per 1,000 persons based on midyear population. National product real growth rate: 3. Depressants sedatives are drugs that reduce tension and anxiety and include chloral hydrate, barbiturates Amytal, Nembutal, Seconal, phenobarbital , benzodiazepines Librium, Valium , methaqualone Quaalude , glutethimide Doriden , and others Equanil, Placidyl, Valmid. At present, Croatian Serb Separatists control approximately one-third of the Croatian territory, and one of the overriding determinants of Croatia's long-term political and economic prospects will be the resolution of this territorial dispute. Industrial production: growth rate -10% 1988 est. The history subfield includes the dates of previous constitutions and the main steps and dates in formulating and implementing the latest constitution. However, peace and political stability must come first.
Nationality: noun: Albanian s adjective: Albanian Ethnic divisions: Albanian 95%, Greeks 3%, other 2% Vlachs, Gypsies, Serbs, and Bulgarians 1989 est. Industrial production: growth rate 2. The name of the Yugoslavia entity was altered in the Factbook the month after the change. Synthetic narcotics include meperidine or Pethidine Demerol, Mepergan , methadone Dolophine, Methadose , and others Darvon, Lomotil. Population without electricity provides an estimate of the number of citizens that do not have access to electricity. For smaller countries, lacking urban centers of 750,000 or more, only the population of the capital is presented. Industry is based almost entirely on the processing of agricultural products, including cotton, sugarcane, and cattle.
One can see how the capital cities of both republics are individually labeled on the map. The government, still burdened with money-losing state enterprises and a bloated civil service, is gradually implementing a World Bank supported structural adjustment program. Although agriculture has been almost all in private hands, farms have been small and inefficient, and the republic traditionally has been a net importer of food. The Chair of the Council of Ministers is nominated by the Presidency and approved by the House of Representatives. In some instances, the number of containers handled or ship visits were also considered. Religions: Muslim 70%, Albanian Orthodox 20%, Roman Catholic 10% note: all mosques and churches were closed in 1967 and religious observances prohibited; in November 1990, Albania began allowing private religious practice Languages: Albanian Tosk is the official dialect , Greek Literacy: age 9 and over can read and write 1955 total population: 72% male: 80% female: 63% Labor force: 1. Industrial production: growth rate 16.