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Myanmar

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...) Basic information Land area: 677,000 sq. km People: Burman 68%, Shan 9%, Karen 7%, Rakhine 4%, Chinese 3%, Mon 2%, Indian 2%, other 5% Language: Burmese and others Religion: Buddhist 89%, Christian 4%, Muslim 4%, other 3% Government: Republic Population (2017 estimate): 53.37 million Percentage urban: 34% Population estimate for 2035: 60.43 million Life expectancy at birth 2014: 68.2 (F), 64.0 (M) Capital city: Naypyidaw, ?1 million; Yangon 4.8 million Currency: Myanmar kyat Major exports: gas, garments, timber...

Kiribati

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... Language: I-Kiribati, English Religion: Roman Catholic 56%, other Christian 36%, Mormon 5%, Baha’i 2%, others 1% Government: Republic Population (2017 estimate): 116,000 Percentage urban: 44.3% Population estimate for 2035: 150,000 Life expectancy at birth 2015: 69.5 (F), 63.0 (M) Capital city: Bairiki (on South Tarawa), 3,500 Currency: Kiribati dollar Major exports: fish, copra GDP per head, $PPP (2016): $2,047 Human Development Index rank: 137 out of 188 Gender Equality Index rank: n/a Environmental Performance...

St Vincent & the Grenadines

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...Grenadines Basic information Land area: 390 sq. km People: black 66%, mixed 19%, South Asian 6%, Carib Amerindian 2%, other 7% Language: English, French Creole Religion: Protestant 75%, Roman Catholic 13%, other 13% Government: Constitutional monarchy Population (2017 estimate): 110,000 Percentage urban: 50.6% Population estimate for 2035: 112,000 Life expectancy at birth 2015: 75.2 (F), 71.0 (M) Capital city: Kingstown, 27,000 Currency: East Caribbean dollar Major exports: foodstuffs, beer, bananas, cassava...

Laos

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...237,00 sq. km People: Lao 55%, Khmu 11%, Hmong 8%, others 26% Language: Lao, French, English, and various ethnic languages Religion: Buddhist 67%, Christian 2%, animist and other 31% Government: Communist republic Population (2017 estimate): 6.86 million Percentage urban: 38.6% Population estimate for 2030: 8.42 million Life expectancy at birth 2014: 68.0 (F), 65.2 (M) Capital city: Vientiane, 1 million Currency: Lao kip Major exports: copper, timber, electricity, garments, gold, coffee GDP per head, $PPP (2016): $6...

Libya

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...Libya Basic information Land area: 1,760,000 sq. km People: Berber and Arab Language: Arabic, Italian, English Religion: Sunni Muslim Government: Transitional Population (2017 estimate): 6.37 million Percentage urban: 78.6% Population estimate for 2035: 7.61 million Life expectancy at birth 2015: 74.8 (F), 69.0 (M) Capital city: Tripoli, 1.1 million Currency: Libyan dinar Major exports: oil, natural gas GDP per head, $PPP (2014): $15,597 Human Development Index rank: 102 out of 188 Gender Equality Index...

Spain

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...sq. km People: Spanish, though with strong regional identities Language: Castilian Spanish 74%, Catalan 17%, Galician 7%, Basque 2% Religion: Roman Catholic 94%, other 6% Government: Constitutional monarchy Population (2017 estimate): 46.36 million Percentage urban: 79.6% Population estimate for 2035: 45.86 million Life expectancy at birth 2015: 85.4 (F), 80.0 (M) Capital city: Madrid, 6.2 million Currency: Euro Major exports: cars, machinery, chemicals, fruit, vegetables, and foodstuffs, metals GDP per head, $PPP (2016):...

Mozambique

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...and others Language: Portuguese, indigenous languages Religion: Roman Catholic 28%, Muslim 18%, Zionist Christian 16%, Protestant 12%, other 7%, none 19% Government: Republic Population (2017 estimate): 29.67 million Percentage urban: 32.2% Population estimate for 2035: 48.34 million Life expectancy at birth 2015: 56.8 (F), 54.0 (M) Capital city: Maputo, 1.2 million Currency: Mozambican metical Major exports: aluminium, coal, electricity, natural gas, tobacco, oil, foodstuffs GDP per head, $PPP (2016): $1,217 Human...

Palestine

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...Sunni Muslim 80–85%, Jewish 12–14%, Christian and other 1–2.5% Gaza: Sunni Muslim 99%, other 1% Government: Republic Population (2017 estimate): 4.92 million Percentage urban: 73% Life expectancy at birth 2015: 75.1 (F), 71.1 (M) Population estimate for 2035: 7.47 million Capital city: East Jerusalem, Ramallah (administrative) Currency: Israeli shekel, Jordanian dinar Major exports: building stone, scrap metal, furniture, olive oil GDP per head, $PPP (2016): $2,943 Human Development Index rank: 114 out of 189 The country...

Haiti

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...sq. km People: black 95%, mulatto plus white 5% Language: French, Creole Religion: Roman Catholic 55%, Protestant 29%, other 16% (including voodoo) Government: Republic Population (2017 estimate): 10.98 million Percentage urban: 57% Population estimate for 2035: 13.04 million Life expectancy at birth 2015: 65.3 (F), 61.0(M) Capital city: Port-au-Prince, 2.5 million Currency: Haitian gourde Major exports: garments, scrap metal, vegetable oils, fruit GDP per head, $PPP (2016): $1,784 Human Development Index rank:...

St Lucia

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...St Lucia Basic information Land area: 620 sq. km People: black 85%, mixed 11%, South Asian 2%, other 2% Language: English, French Creole Religion: Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 28%, other 10% Government: Constitutional monarchy Population (2017 estimate): 179,000 Percentage urban: 18.5% Population estimate for 2035: 187,000 Life expectancy at birth 2015: 78.0 (F), 72.5 (M) Capital city: Castries, 22,000 Currency: East Caribbean dollar Major exports: bananas, foodstuffs, beer, electronics GDP per head, $PPP...

Albania

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...83%, Greek 1%, Other 1%, Unspecified !5% (as recorded in 2011 census) Language: Albanian, Greek Religion: Muslim: Sunni 57%, Bektashi 2%; Roman Catholic 10%, Orthodox 7%, other 24% Government: Republic Population (2017 estimate): 2.93 million Percentage urban: 57.4% Population estimate for 2035: 2.89 million Life expectancy at birth 2015: 80.64 (F), 75.64 (M) Capital city: Tirana, 0.4 million Currency: Albanian lek Major exports: textiles and footwear, asphalt, metals and metallic ores, vegetables, fruits, tobacco GDP...

Thailand

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...Land area: 523,000 sq. km People: Thai 96%, Burmese 1%, other 3% Language: Thai, English, indigenous languages Religion: Buddhism 94%, Muslim 5%, other 1% Government: Monarchy; currently under martial law Population (2017 estimate): 69.04 million Percentage urban: 50.4% Population estimate for 2035: 69.2 million Life expectancy at birth 2015: 78.0 (F), 71.3 (M) Capital city: Bangkok, 9.3 million Currency: Thai baht Major exports: electronics, vehicles, machinery, foodstuffs, refined petroleum, rubber, rice GDP...

Sudan

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... 1,862,000 sq. km People: Sudanese Arab (approx. 70%), Fur, Beja, Nuba, Fallata Language: Arabic, English, Nubian, Ta Bedawie Religion: Sunni Muslim Government: Republic Population (2017 estimate): 40.53 million Percentage urban: 33.84% Population estimate for 2035: 61.0 million Life expectancy at birth 2015: 65.3 (F), 62.2 (M) Capital city: Khartoum, 5.2 million Currency: Sudanese pound Major exports: gold, livestock, sesame seeds, oil, gum arabic GDP per head, $PPP (2016): $4,730 Human Development Index rank:...

Djibouti

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...Djibouti Basic information Land area: 23,000 sq. km People: Somali 60%, Afar 35%, other 5% Language: French, Arabic, Somali, Afar Religion: Muslim 94%, Christian 6% Government: Republic Population (2017 estimate): 957,000 Percentage urban: 77.3% Population estimate for 2035: 1.19 million Life expectancy at birth 2015: 64.0 (F), 60.7 (M) Capital city: Djibouti, 529,000 Currency: Djiboutian franc Major exports: charcoal, sheep, goats, animal hides, coffee GDP per head, $PPP (2016): $3,343 Human Development...

Samoa

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...Samoa Basic information Land area: 2,800 sq. km People: Samoan Language: Samoan, English Religion: Protestant 57%, Roman Catholic 19%, Mormon 15%, other 9% Government: Republic Population (2017 estimate): 196,000 Percentage urban: 19% Population estimate for 2035: 221,000 Life expectancy at birth 2015: 77.0 (F), 70.7 (M) Capital city: Apia, 37,000 Currency: Samoan tala Major exports: fish, electrical car parts, beer, copra, fruit GDP per head, $PPP (2016): $6,345 Human Development Index rank: 104 out of...

Tonga

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...Tonga Basic information Land area: 750 sq. km People: Polynesian Language: Tongan, English Religion: Protestant 65%, Mormon 17%, Roman Catholic 16%, other 2% Government: Constitutional monarchy Population (2017 estimate): 108,000 Percentage urban: 23.7% Population estimate for 2035: 127,000 Life expectancy at birth 2015: 76.0 (F), 70.1 (M) Capital city: Nuku’alofa, 25,000 Currency: Tongan pa’anga Major exports: vegetables, fish, copra GDP per head, $PPP (2016): $5,752 Human Development Index rank: 101...

Chile

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...Chile Basic information Land area: 757,000 sq. km People: European and mestizo 89%, Mapuche 9%, other 2% Language: Spanish Religion: Roman Catholic 68%, Protestant and Evangelical 17%, other 5% Government: Republic Population (2017 estimate): 18.06 million Percentage urban: 89.5% Population estimate for 2030: 20.06 million Life expectancy at birth 2014: 84.7 (F), 79.0 (M) Capital city: Santiago, 6.5 million Currency: Chilean peso Major exports: copper, food products, fruit, chemicals, wood pulp, wine GDP per...

Turkmenistan

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...Land area: 488,000 sq. km People: Turkmen 85%, Uzbek 5%, Russian 4%, other 6% Language: Turkmen, Russian, Uzbek Religion: Sunni Muslim 89%, Eastern Orthodox 9%, unknown 2% Government: Republic Population (2017 estimate): 5.76 million Percentage urban: 50% Population estimate for 2035: 7.07 million Life expectancy at birth 2015: 70.0 (F), 61.6 (M) Capital city: Ashgabat, 746,000 Currency: Turkmen manat Major exports: natural gas, crude and refined oil, cotton GDP per head, $PPP (2016): $16,880 Human Development...

Latvia

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...Latvia Basic information Land area: 65,000 sq. km People: Latvian 61%, Russian 26%, Belarusian 4%, Ukrainian 2%, Polish 2%, other 5% Language: Latvian, Russian Religion: Lutheran 20%, Orthodox 15%, other Christian 1%, other 64% Government: Republic Population (2017 estimate): 1.95 million Percentage urban: 67.4% Population estimate for 2035: 1.68 million Life expectancy at birth 2015: 79.0 (F), 69.3 (M) Capital city: Riga, 621,000 Currency: Euro Major exports: timber, wood products, machinery, metals, foodstuffs...

Lesotho

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...Lesotho Basic information Land area: 30,000 sq. km People: Basotho Language: Sesotho, English, Zulu, Xhosa Religion: Christian 80%, indigenous 20% Government: Constitutional monarchy Population (2017 estimate): 2.23 million Percentage urban: 27.3% Population estimate for 2035: 2.75 million Life expectancy at birth 2015: 50.0 (F), 49.9 (M) Capital city: Maseru, 267,000 Currency: Lesotho loti Major exports: garments, footwear, diamonds, livestock GDP per head, $PPP (2016): $3,026 Human Development Index rank:...

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