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  1. Economy - Market value of publicly traded shares: .82 trillion (31 December 2007 estimate)

  2. Economy - GDP - real growth rate (%): 3.8% (2008 estimate)

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

  4. Economy - Natural gas - imports (cu m): 957.6 billion cu m (2007)

  5. Geography - Coastline (km): 356,000 km; note: 94 nations and other entities are islands that border no other countries, they include: American Samoa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Baker Island, Barbados, Bermuda, Bouvet Island, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Christmas Island, Clipperton Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Comoros, Cook Islands, Coral Sea Islands, Cuba, Cyprus, Dominica, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), Faroe Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guernsey, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Howland Island, Iceland, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Jan Mayen, Japan, Jarvis Island, Jersey, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Kiribati, Madagascar, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Federated States of Micronesia, Midway Islands, Montserrat, Nauru, Navassa Island, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Palmyra Atoll, Paracel Islands, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Puerto Rico, Reunion, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Svalbard, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Virgin Islands, Wake Island, Wallis and Futuna, Taiwan

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

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

  8. Economy - Stock of direct foreign investment - at home: World total DFI .65 trillion; top ten recipients of DFI: US .220 trillion; UK .409 trillion; HK .235 trillion; France .079 trillion; Germany 4.7 billion; China 8.9 billion; Belgium 3.9 billion; Netherlands 6.9 billion; Spain 6.8 billion; Canada 6.6 billion (2008 estimate)

  9. Economy - Electricity - imports (kWh): 622.6 billion kWh (2007 estimate)

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

Source: CIA - The World Factbook