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  1. Economy - Imports - commodities (%): the whole range of industrial and agricultural goods and services; top ten - share of world trade: see listing for exports

  2. Transportation - Ports and terminals: top ten container ports (TEUs): Singapore - 27,935,500; Shanghai - 26,150,000; Hong Kong - 23,999,000; Shenzhen (China) - 21,099,100; Pusan (South Korea) - 13,254,703; - Rotterdam - 10,790,604; Dubai (UAE) - 10,650,000; Kaohsiung (Taiwan) - 10,256,829; Hamburg - 9,917,180; Qingdao (China) - 9,462,000 (2007)

  3. Economy - Labor force: 3.167 billion (2008 estimate)

  4. Communications - Telephones - mobile cellular: 2,168,433,600 (2005)

  5. Economy - Electricity - exports (kWh): 674 billion kWh (2007 estimate)

  6. Geography - Area (sq km): total: 510.072 million sq km; land: 148.94 million sq km; water: 361.132 million sq km; note: 70.9% of the world's surface is water, 29.1% is land

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

  8. Economy - Economic aid - recipient: ODA, 6.4 billion (2005)

  9. People - Life expectancy at birth (years): total population: 66.26 years; male: 64.3 years; female: 68.35 years (2008 estimate)

  10. 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



Source: CIA - The World Factbook