The World Factbook is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency and is one of the US Government's most accessed publications.
The Factbook, produced for US policymakers and coordinated throughout the US Intelligence Community, presents the basic realities about the world in which we live. These facts are shared with the people of all nations in the belief that knowledge of the truth underpins the functioning of free societies. It provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
Audience: This is a must-have for educators, students, geographers, historians, businesses, and world travelers alike.
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- 2015: 870 p.; ill., 19 plates and 4 separate maps.
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