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  1. Economy - Oil - imports (bbl/day): 65.41 million bbl/day (2005)

  2. Transportation - Railways (km): total: 1,370,782 km (2006)

  3. People - Religions (%): Christians 33.32% (of which Roman Catholics 16.99%, Protestants 5.78%, Orthodox 3.53%, Anglicans 1.25%), Muslims 21.01%, Hindus 13.26%, Buddhists 5.84%, Sikhs 0.35%, Jews 0.23%, Baha'is 0.12%, other religions 11.78%, non-religious 11.77%, atheists 2.32% (2007 estimate)

  4. Economy - GDP (official exchange rate): GWP (gross world product): .36 trillion (2008 estimate)

  5. Government - Legal system: all members of the UN are parties to the statute that established the International Court of Justice (ICJ) or World Court

  6. People - Infant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births): total: 42.09 deaths/1,000 live births; male: 44.91 deaths/1,000 live births; female: 39.09 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 estimate)

  7. Geography - Land boundaries (km): the land boundaries in the world total 251,060 km (not counting shared boundaries twice); two nations, China and Russia, each border 14 other countries; note: 45 nations and other areas are landlocked, these include: Afghanistan, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Czech Republic, Ethiopia, Holy See (Vatican City), Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malawi, Mali, Moldova, Mongolia, Nepal, Niger, Paraguay, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, West Bank, Zambia, Zimbabwe; two of these, Liechtenstein and Uzbekistan, are doubly landlocked

  8. Economy - Industries: dominated by the onrush of technology, especially in computers, robotics, telecommunications, and medicines and medical equipment; most of these advances take place in OECD nations; only a small portion of non-OECD countries have succeeded in rapidly adjusting to these technological forces; the accelerated development of new industrial (and agricultural) technology is complicating already grim environmental problems

  9. Communications - Telephones - main lines in use: 1,263,367,600 (2005)

  10. Economy - Imports - partners (%): China 10.7%, Germany 9.2%, US 8.3%, Japan 5.1%, France 4% (2007)



Source: CIA - The World Factbook