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The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Information is provided by Antarctic Information Program, Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Center, Bureau of the Census Bureau of Labor Statistics, Central Intelligence Agency, Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs, Defense Intelligence Agency, Department of Energy, Department of State, Fish and Wildlife Service, Maritime Administration, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Office of Insular Affairs, Office of Naval Intelligence, US Board on Geographic Names, US Transportation Command, Oil & Gas Journal, and other public and private sources.

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Summary: 
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities
Access Details: 
Free on the web
Content Types: 
  • Statistics & Data
Dates: 
Current