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RELIGION

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Islamic   Catholic  Protestant Orthodox  Syncretism Buddhism  Hinduism Judaism  Communism                

                    The majority Religion of each Country is listed using a recognized symbol
                  (see
RELIGION below), the % number is the estimated size of the Majority.

Embassy   Each country's Embassy located in Washington DC is shown thus.  

  British Foreign Office Travel Advice for business and tourist travellers.

United Nations Mission
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Diplomatic Missions  Foreign Representation in Country and National Representation abroad.

Heraldic royal crown  Constitutional Monarchy  When a Country is a Constitutional Monarchy it is shown thus.

Languages
  
A listing of the languages spoken in the country.

Travel Guide  
All you need to know if travelling to the country.

Pictures   Pictures of the country, its people and its cities.

Universities   A listing of major Universities within the country.

BBC  British Broadcasting Corporation Country Profile

Etiquette, Customs and Protocol Guide


Country Profiles

        United States Central Intelligence Agency 

  U.S. Department of State - Great Seal       United States Department of State

   British Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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       Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Peoples Republic of China
 Bundesadler Bundesorgane.svg
 
  
German Federal Foreign Office

  MID emblem.png       Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation  (Use Site Search)

  EUEA      European Union External Action
  

   Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs

       United Nations Children's Fund


      World Bank Report  
 

     World Health Organization

    World Trade Organization
 

 International Monetary Fund

    Freedom House Report

Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation   Prison Population Statistics

      Amnesty International Report

  The Maltese Cross     Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

     Transparency International Corruption Report

     Link to overview of country listed, including political and topographic maps.

  National Intelligence Services 


Population January 2014

 -  Population Growth Reference Bureau Data Finder Information. The % after the entry is the Growth or Decline in native population expected between 2000 and 2050 (not including migrations.)

U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report -  US Department of State Report.

U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report - US Department of State Country Briefs on Human Rights.

Age of Consent. - Legal Age of Sexual Consent.   Source

International Migration Profile - United Nations Data on Migration.  Source

National Intelligence Quotient - The Average Intelligence Quotient is 100. Source

Armed Forces -  Includes various data on Land, Sea and Air Forces and Budgets.

United States US AID Payments   - U.S. authorized financial aid to foreign Nations.

News Sources -  English Language Local News sources.

Newspaper  -  National Newspapers & Business Publications published in English.

Stock Exchange 
- Stock Exchanges that are presented real-time in English.

Chambers of Commerce  -  Link takes you to the World Chambers Network. 

Wikipedia Overview - Link takes you to the Wikipedia Encyclopaedia.

Current Conflicts - Link takes you to an update on conflicts the Nation is engaged in.

   Currency exchange rates for Local Currency

  Local weather conditions today

     Local Time

Fiji Sunset. Island Vulnerability  

Animated flag of Arab League  Member of the League of Arab States

  Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations (The British Empire)

Animated Flag of OAS (Organization of American States)      Member of the Organization of American States

Animated Flag of OAU (Organization of African Unity)      Member of the African Union

Animated Flag of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)       Member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Animated Flag of European Union     Member of the European Union

     Member of the Association of South East Asian Nations

Animated Flag of CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States)  Member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (ex-Soviet Union)

TODAY'S NEWS - News relating to the country from around the world.

  This symbol indicates that the State Department of the United States Government has
  deemed that this Country is considered a State Sponsor of International Terrorism.


RELIGION

NATIONS WITH MAJORITY MUSLIM  POPULATIONS

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Map of the Muslim World
(Showing Sunni & Shia Majorities)


NATIONS WITH MAJORITY CHRISTIAN POPULATIONS

 
Catholic   Protestant   budded cross Orthodox

Greek cross 
Syncretism
The combination of different systems of philosophical or religious belief or
practice, often incorporating some Christian beliefs and Bible  references.



NATIONS WITH MAJORITY BUDDHIST POPULATIONS

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NATIONS WITH MAJORITY HINDU POPULATIONS

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NATIONS WITH MAJORITY JEWISH POPULATIONS

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NATIONS WITH MAJORITY COMMUNIST POPULATIONS

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Major Religious Groups of the World Ranked by Number of Adherents

A Basic Overview of the World's Major Religions

Alphabetical Listing of Alternative Religions

Map of Religious Majorities by State in the United States of America


Largest Religious Groups in the United States of America

 


THE WAR ON TERROR



The States of Cuba, Iran, Syria and Sudan are the four
governments that the United States Secretary of State
has designated as being state sponsors of terrorism.


U.S. Department of Homeland Security
     

 
Nations with Overseas Territories & Possessions

     (AUSTRALIA)   Commonwealth of Australia
        (CHINA)   People's Republic of China
          (DENMARK)  Kingdom of Denmark
        (FRANCE)  French Republic 
      
(FINLAND)  Republic of Finland
        (NETHERLANDS)  Kingdom of the Netherlands
      (NEW ZEALAND)  New Zealand
       (NORWAY)   Kingdom of Norway
        (PORTUGAL)  Portuguese Republic
           (SPAIN)  Kingdom of Spain
       (U.K.)  United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland
        (U.S.A.)  United States of America


Could, Should or Would be Countries

NOT RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED NATIONS


            

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Freedom of the Press

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Gabon
   
Capital City ~ Libreville

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   Population January 2014 - 2,204,000

   Population 2050 (projected) 2,500,000 
  + 87% from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Gabon does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings
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U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report

  
Age of Consent - 15
   United Nations International Migration Profile

  
National Intelligence Quotient - 66

  
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Gabonese Republic
   Nation Founded 1960

 


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Gambia  (The)
   
Capital City ~ Banjul

 
 British Foreign Office Travel Advice
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 German Federal Foreign Office  
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  The Maltese Cross    Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

 
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Overview with political and topographic maps.
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   Population January 2014 - 1,794,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 4,200,000  
  + 177% from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Gambia does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings
.
  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report

  
Age of Consent - No Legal Definition
   United Nations International Migration Profile

  
National Intelligence Quotient - 64

  
Armed Forces   
  
United States US AID Payments
  
   News Sources
  
Gambia News
  
Gambia Net
   All Africa
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   Wikipedia Overview
  
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       Local Time
 
Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations
  Animated Flag of OAU (Organization of African Unity)     Member of the African Union 


 
  TODAY'S NEWS IN GAMBIA 

  
Republic of the Gambia
   Nation Founded 1965


 


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Georgia
   
Capital City ~ Tbilisi

   British Foreign Office Travel Advice
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 German Federal Foreign Office  
  MID emblem.png   Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation


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 Overview with political and topographic maps.
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   Population January 2014 - 4,942,157
   Population 2050 (projected) 2,600,000 
  -  43% from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Georgia does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings
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U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report

  
Age of Consent - No Legal Definition
   United Nations International Migration Profile

  
National Intelligence Quotient - 93

   United States US AID Payments
  
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Georgian Times
  
Georgia Today
  
Georgian Stock Exchange
  
Chambers of Commerce
   Wikipedia Overview
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Georgia
   Nation Founded 1991


 


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   Germany
   
Capital City ~ Berlin

  
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 Ministry of Foreign Affairs Peoples Republic of China
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  International Monetary Fund

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     Amnesty International Report
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 Overview with political and topographic maps.
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   Population January 2014 - 81,840,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 67,700,000
 
  - 18% from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Germany complies fully with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings
.
  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - 14
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
National Intelligence Quotient - 102

  
Armed Forces  
  
United States US AID Payments  
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Spiegel

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Chambers of Commerce
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Federal Republic of Germany
   Nation Founded 1871


 


      
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Ghana
   
Capital City ~ Accra

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  German Federal Foreign Office  
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 Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs  

   United Nations Children's Fund
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   World Health Organization
 
 World Trade Organization


 International Monetary Fund

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Prison Population Statistics
    Amnesty International Report
  The Maltese Cross   Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

 
   Transparency International Corruption Report

 
 
 Overview with political and topographic maps.
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   Population January 2014 - 26,441,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 29,800,000 
+ 46%
from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Ghana does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings
.
  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - 14
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
National Intelligence Quotient - 71

  
Armed Forces  
  
United States US AID Payments  
   News Sources

   Daily Graphic
  
Ghana Review International

   All Africa

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   Chambers of Commerce
   Wikipedia Overview

  
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       Local Time
 
Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations
  Animated Flag of OAU (Organization of African Unity)     Member of the African Union 


 
  TODAY'S NEWS IN GHANA 


  
Republic of Ghana
   Nation Founded 1957


 


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Gibraltar
   
Capital City ~ Gibraltar

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Heraldic royal crown  Constitutional Monarchy

     
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  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
 
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 Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation Prison Population Statistics
  
  Transparency International Corruption Report

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    Population January 2014 - 29,752

    United Nations International Migration Profile

    News Sources

    Gibraltar Chronicle

    Chambers of Commerce
    Wikipedia Overview
  
      Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
      Local weather conditions today
  
       Local Time
  Fiji Sunset.      Island Vulnerability

 
Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations


 
   TODAY'S NEWS IN GIBRALTAR


      British Overseas Territory or Possession

 


   Animated Flag of French Guiana     
  
Glorioso Islands
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  United States Central Intelligence Agency
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French Overseas Territory or Possession

 


   
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Great Britain (United Kingdom)
   
Capital City ~ London

  
United Nations Mission

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Heraldic royal crown  Constitutional Monarchy

  
Languages  Travel Guide   Pictures   Universities
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Etiquette, Customs and Protocol Guide

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     United States Central Intelligence Agency
  
U.S. Department of State - Great Seal     United States Department of State
 
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Peoples Republic of China      Bundesadler Bundesorgane.svg
 
  German Federal Foreign Office  
  MID emblem.png    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation  
  
 
 Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs  

    United Nations Children's Fund
    World Bank Report   

    World Health Organization
 
  World Trade Organization


 International Monetary Fund

   Freedom House Report

Small Spinning Earth Globe Animation  Prison Population Statistics
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  The Maltese Cross    Data on Human Trafficking & Slavery

 
   Transparency International Corruption Report

  
   Overview with political and topographic maps.
  British Intelligence Services

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   Population January 2014 - 64,231,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 63,700,000 
  + 8%
from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Great Britain complies fully with the minimum standards
   for the elimination of trafficking of human beings.

  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - 16
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
National Intelligence Quotient -  100

   Armed Forces  

  
United States US AID Payments
  
   News Sources

  
The Economist
   The Financial Times
   The Guardian
   The London Times
   The Belfast Telegraph News
  
The Oxford Times
  
London Stock Exchange
   The Baltic Exchange
  
Chambers of Commerce
   Wikipedia Overview

  
      Currency exchange rates for Local Currency
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       Local Time
 
Member of the British Commonwealth of Nations
 
Animated Flag of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)     Member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
 
Animated Flag of European Union   Member of the European Union


 
   TODAY'S NEWS IN GREAT BRITAIN

   United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland
   Nation Founded 1707


       British overseas Territories & Possessions

 


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Greece
   
Capital City ~ Athens

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   Population January 2014 - 10,758,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 9,700,000 
- 12%
from 2000
  
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Greece does not fully comply with the minimum
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Age of Consent - 15
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National Intelligence Quotient - 92

  
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Hellenic Republic
   Nation Founded 1829


 


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Capital City ~ Nuuk
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   Population January 2014 - 56,000

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53%    47% 
  
Grenada
   
Capital City ~ St. George's

  
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   Population January 2014 - 103,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 100,000 
  - 17%
from 2000
  
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Age of Consent - 17
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National Intelligence Quotient - 75

  
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Grenada
   Nation Founded 1974


 


          
95% 

    
 
Guadeloupe
   
Capital City ~ Basse-Terre

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    Population January 2014 - 409,000
    Population 2050 (projected) 500,000 
  + 5% from 2000
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Guam
   
Capital City ~ Hagåtña

   
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    Population January 2014 - 161,000
   
Population 2050 (projected) 300,000 
  + 65%
from 2000
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Guatemala
   
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   Population January 2014 - 15,440,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 27,200,000
  + 120%
from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Guatemala does not fully comply with the minimum
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Age of Consent - 18
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National Intelligence Quotient - 79

  
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   Nation Founded 1821


 


       
   
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    Population January 2014 - 63,000
  
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Guinea
   
Capital City ~ Conakry

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   Population January 2014 - 11,861,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 30,600,000  
+ 239%
from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Guinea does not fully comply with the minimum
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.
  
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Age of Consent - 15
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National Intelligence Quotient - 63

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Republic of Guinea
   Nation Founded 1958

 


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Capital City ~ Bissau

 
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   Population January 2014 - 1,699,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 3,300,000 
+ 154%
from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
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Age of Consent - No Legal Definition
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National Intelligence Quotient - 63

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Republic of Guinea-Bissau
   Nation Founded 1973


 


        
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Guyana
   
Capital City ~ Georgetown

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   Population January 2014 - 798,000
   Population 2050 (projected) 500,000 
- 34%
from 2000
  
U.S. State Dept. Trafficking in Human Beings Report
  
Guyana does not fully comply with the minimum
   standards for the elimination of trafficking human beings
.
  
U.S. State Dept. Human Rights Report
  
Age of Consent - 13
   United Nations International Migration Profile
  
National Intelligence Quotient - 84

  
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Co-Operative Republic of Guyana
   Nation Founded 1966