A CIA World Factbook Framework

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Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our 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, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

References

Flags of the World

Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicat...ftheworld.html

LOD But BIG

Definitions and Notes

Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicat...esanddefs.html

LOD with Links to Most Appendices

Guide to Country Profiles

Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicat...fileguide.html

Links to Definitions and Notes above

Guide to Country Comparison

Note: This is the glod mine of data!

Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/rankorderguide.html

Country Comparison pages are presorted lists of data from selected Factbook data fields. Country Comparison pages are generally given in descending order - highest to lowest - such as Population and Area. The two exceptions are Unemployment Rate and Inflation Rate, which are in ascending - lowest to highest - order. Country Comparison pages are available for the following 63 fields in six of the nine Factbook categories.

Download Data: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicat...wdata_2147.txt

 
Not all Country Comparisons include the same number of entries because information for a particular field is not available for all countries. In addition, not all data fields are suitable for displaying as Country Comparisons, such as those containing textual information. Textual information is more readily viewed by clicking on the Field Listing icon next to the Data field title.
 
All of the Country Comparisons' pages can be downloaded as tab-delimited data files and can be opened in other applications such as spreadsheets and databases. To save a Country Comparisons page in a spreadsheet, first click on the 'Download Datafile' choice above the Country Comparisons page you selected; then, at the top of your browser window, click on 'File' and 'Save As'. After saving the file, open the spreadsheet, find the saved file, and 'Open' it.
 

Geography

Area:
total
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Transportation

Airports:
Railways:
total
Roadways:
total
Waterways:
Merchant marine:
total
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Appendices

B International Organizations and Groups

Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicat...ppendix-b.html

LOD (Alphabet)

C Slected International Environmental Agreements

Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicat...ppendix-c.html

LOD (Alphabet)

D Cross-Reference List of Country Data Codes

Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicat...ppendix-d.html

LOD and Data Set (large) with Links to Countries

E Cross-Reference List of Hydrographic Data Codes

Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicat...ppendix-e.html

LOD (Regions) and Data Set (small)

F Cross-Reference List of Geographic Names

Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicat...ppendix-f.html

Data Set (Cities for Countries) (large)

G Weights and Measures

Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicat...ppendix-g.html

Data Sets (3) (large)

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