The CIA World Factbook 2018-2019 (Paperback)

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The ultimate, comprehensive guide to country-by-country statistics around the world from the researchers and analysts at CIA. America’s official guide to the world from Afghanistan and Australia to Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Here is complete information on the world's nations. This comprehensive guide is packed with data on the politics, populations, military expenditures, and economics of 2018. It includes:
  • Detailed maps with new geopolitical data
  • Statistics on the population of each country, with details on literacy rates, HIV prevalence, and age structure
  • New data on military expenditures and capabilities
  • Information on each country's climate and natural hazards
  • Details on prominent political parties and contact information for diplomatic consultation
  • Facts on transportation and communication infrastructure

Also included are appendixes with useful abbreviations, international environmental agreements, international organizations and groups, weight and measure conversions, and more. Originally intended for use by government officials, this is a must-have resource for students, travelers, journalists, and business people with a desire to know more about their world.

About the Author

The Central Intelligence Agency is an independent agency responsible for providing national security intelligence to senior US policymakers. The CIA is separated into four basic components: the National Clandestine Service, the Directorate of Intelligence, the Directorate of Science & Technology, and the Directorate of Support. They carry out “the intelligence cycle,” the process of collecting, analyzing, and disseminating intelligence information to top US governmental officials. They are located in Langley, Virginia.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781510740273
ISBN-10: 1510740279
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: May 8th, 2018
Pages: 1168
Language: English