In general, information available as of September 1, 2014 was used in the preparation of this edition. Provides brief information on the geography, people, government, economy, communications, and defense of countries and regions around the world. Contains information on international organizations. Designed to meet the specific requirements of United States Government Officials in style, format, coverage, and content. Includes 4 unattached maps, dated June 2012 and October 2012. The October 2012 map is of the world oceans.... times, last in 2005 (2013) Legal system: civil law system Suffrage: 20 years of age, universal Executive branch: chief of state: ... that performs citizen and consular services similar to those at diplomatic p0Sts representative: SHEN Lyu- shin (since 1 ... the 12 rays of the sun are those of the months and the twelve traditional Chinese hours (each ray equals two hours) ... Agreement (ECFA) signed with China in June 2010, Taiwan in July 2013 signed a free trade deal with New Zealand?
|Title||:||The World Factbook 2014- 15|
|Author||:||Central Intelligence Agency|
|Publisher||:||Government Printing Office - 2015-05-14|