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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2011 offers complete and up-to-date information on the worldâs nations. This comprehensive guide has been updated for 2011 with detailed information on politics, populations, military expenditures, economics, and much more. For every country on the globe, you'll find detailed maps with new geopolitical data; statistics on the population of each country, with details on literacy rates, HIV prevalence, and age structure; updated data on military expenditures and capabilities; details on prominent political parties and contact information for diplomatic consultation; 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.