Political boundaries of Africa

Political boundaries of Africa
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Algeria

Algeria

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Algeria
Algeria ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $206.5 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 76.18

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Gini index: 35.3

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Literacy rate: 72.60%

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GDP (PPP): $272,500,000,000

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Population: 38,087,812

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GDP per capita: $7,300

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 3.4813

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Algeria ::: example of:

Algeria ::: example of:

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Angola

Angola

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Angola
Angola ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $113.7 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 54.95

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 70.40%

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GDP (PPP): $123,100,000,000

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Population: 18,565,269

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GDP per capita: $6,100

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Govt type: republic; multiparty presidential regime

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CO2 per capita: 1.5941

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Angola ::: example of:

Angola ::: example of:

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Benin

Benin

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Benin
Benin ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $7.463 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 60.67

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Gini index: 36.5

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Literacy rate: 42.40%

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GDP (PPP): $15,640,000,000

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Population: 9,877,292

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GDP per capita: $1,600

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.5863

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Benin ::: example of:

Benin ::: example of:

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Botswana

Botswana

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Botswana
Botswana ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $14.23 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 54.47

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Gini index: 63

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Literacy rate: 85.10%

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GDP (PPP): $32,270,000,000

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Population: 2,127,825

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GDP per capita: $15,700

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Govt type: parliamentary republic

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CO2 per capita: 2.6074

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Botswana ::: example of:

Botswana ::: example of:

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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $10.89 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 54.43

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Gini index: 39.5

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Literacy rate: 28.70%

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GDP (PPP): $24,570,000,000

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Population: 17,812,961

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GDP per capita: $1,400

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Govt type: parliamentary republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.1022

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Burkina Faso ::: example of:

Burkina Faso ::: example of:

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Burundi

Burundi

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Burundi
Burundi ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $2.439 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 59.69

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Gini index: 42.4

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Literacy rate: 67.20%

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GDP (PPP): $5,430,000,000

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Population: 1,060,714

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GDP per capita: $600

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.0367

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Burundi ::: example of:

Burundi ::: example of:

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Cabo Verde

Cabo Verde

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Cabo Verde
Cabo Verde ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $1.798 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 71.28

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 84.90%

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GDP (PPP): $2,160,000,000

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Population: 531,046

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GDP per capita: $4,400

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: --

Cabo Verde ::: example of:

Cabo Verde ::: example of:

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Cameroon

Cameroon

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Cameroon
Cameroon ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $25.01 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 55.02

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Gini index: 44.6

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Literacy rate: 71.30%

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GDP (PPP): $50,160,000,000

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Population: 22,534,532

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GDP per capita: $2,300

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Govt type: republic; multiparty presidential regime

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CO2 per capita: 0.3692

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Cameroon ::: example of:

Cameroon ::: example of:

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Central African Republic

Central African Republic

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Central African Republic
Central African Republic ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $2.143 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 50.9

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Gini index: 61.3

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Literacy rate: 56.60%

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GDP (PPP): $3,849,000,000

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Population: 5,166,510

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GDP per capita: $900

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.06

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Central African Republic ::: example of:

Central African Republic ::: example of:

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Chad

Chad

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Chad
Chad ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $12.73 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 49.07

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 35.40%

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GDP (PPP): $26,580,000,000

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Population: 11,193,452

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GDP per capita: $2,500

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.0418

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Chad ::: example of:

Chad ::: example of:

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Comoros

Comoros

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Comoros
Comoros ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $587.9 million (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 63.12

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 75.50%

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GDP (PPP): $868,000,000

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Population: 752,288

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GDP per capita: $1,300

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.1892

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Comoros ::: example of:

Comoros ::: example of:

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Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

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Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congo, Democratic Republic of the ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $17.01 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 56.14

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 66.80%

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GDP (PPP): $27,290,000,000

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Population: 75,507,308

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GDP per capita: $400

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.0461

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Congo, Democratic Republic of the ::: example of:

Congo, Democratic Republic of the ::: example of:

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Congo, Republic of the

Congo, Republic of the

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Congo, Republic of the
Congo, Republic of the ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $13.51 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 55.6

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 83.80%

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GDP (PPP): $18,890,000,000

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Population: 4,574,099

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GDP per capita: $4,600

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.5016

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Congo, Republic of the ::: example of:

Congo, Republic of the ::: example of:

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Djibouti

Djibouti

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Djibouti
Djibouti ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $1.336 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 61.99

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 67.90%

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GDP (PPP): $2,354,000,000

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Population: 792,198

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GDP per capita: $2,600

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.6065

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Djibouti ::: example of:

Djibouti ::: example of:

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Egypt

Egypt

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Egypt
Egypt ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $253.3 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 73.19

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Gini index: 34.4

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Literacy rate: 73.90%

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GDP (PPP): $534,100,000,000

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Population: 85,294,388

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GDP per capita: $6,500

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 2.5243

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Egypt ::: example of:

Egypt ::: example of:

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Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea

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Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $17.45 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 63.12

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 94.20%

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GDP (PPP): $19,700,000,000

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Population: 704,001

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GDP per capita: $26,500

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 6.6805

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Equatorial Guinea ::: example of:

Equatorial Guinea ::: example of:

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Eritrea

Eritrea

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Eritrea
Eritrea ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $3.05 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 63.19

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Gini index: 31.3

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Literacy rate: 68.90%

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GDP (PPP): $4,349,000,000

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Population: 6,233,682

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GDP per capita: $700

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Govt type: transitional government ...

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CO2 per capita: 0.0976

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Eritrea ::: example of:

Eritrea ::: example of:

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Ethiopia

Ethiopia

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Ethiopia
Ethiopia ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $41.94 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 60

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Gini index: 30

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Literacy rate: 39%

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GDP (PPP): $109,000,000,000

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Population: 93,877,025

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GDP per capita: $1,300

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Govt type: federal republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.0783

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Ethiopia ::: example of:

Ethiopia ::: example of:

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Gabon

Gabon

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Gabon
Gabon ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $18.15 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 52.15

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 89%

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GDP (PPP): $27,810,000,000

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Population: 1,640,286

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GDP per capita: $18,100

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Govt type: republic; multiparty presidential regime

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CO2 per capita: 1.7098

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Gabon ::: example of:

Gabon ::: example of:

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Gambia, The

Gambia, The

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Gambia, The
Gambia, The ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $895.7 million (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 64.09

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Gini index: 50.2

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Literacy rate: 51.10%

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GDP (PPP): $3,409,000,000

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Population: 1,883,051

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GDP per capita: $1,900

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.2737

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Gambia, The ::: example of:

Gambia, The ::: example of:

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Ghana

Ghana

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Ghana
Ghana ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $39.89 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 65.32

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Gini index: 39.4

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Literacy rate: 71.50%

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GDP (PPP): $82,650,000,000

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Population: 25,199,609

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GDP per capita: $3,300

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Govt type: constitutional democracy

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CO2 per capita: 0.3689

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Ghana ::: example of:

Ghana ::: example of:

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Guinea

Guinea

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Guinea
Guinea ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $5.556 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 59.11

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Gini index: 39.4

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Literacy rate: 41%

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GDP (PPP): $12,040,000,000

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Population: 11,176,026

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GDP per capita: $1,100

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.1238

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Guinea ::: example of:

Guinea ::: example of:

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Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau

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Guinea-Bissau
Guinea-Bissau ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $811.9 million (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 49.5

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Gini index: --

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Literacy rate: 55.30%

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GDP (PPP): $1,911,000,000

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Population: 1,660,870

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GDP per capita: $1,200

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.1571

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Guinea-Bissau ::: example of:

Guinea-Bissau ::: example of:

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Kenya

Kenya

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Kenya
Kenya ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $40.15 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 63.29

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Gini index: 42.5

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Literacy rate: 87.40%

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GDP (PPP): $75,000,000,000

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Population: 44,037,656

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GDP per capita: $1,800

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.3067

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Kenya ::: example of:

Kenya ::: example of:

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Lesotho

Lesotho

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Lesotho
Lesotho ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $2.428 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 52.3

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Gini index: 63.2

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Literacy rate: 89.60%

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GDP (PPP): $4,041,000,000

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Population: 1,936,181

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GDP per capita: $2,100

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Govt type: parliamentary constitutional monarchy

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CO2 per capita: 0.0083

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Lesotho ::: example of:

Lesotho ::: example of:

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Liberia

Liberia

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Liberia
Liberia ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $1.711 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 57.81

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 60.80%

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GDP (PPP): $2,645,000,000

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Population: 3,989,703

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GDP per capita: $700

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.2

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Liberia ::: example of:

Liberia ::: example of:

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Libya

Libya

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Libya
Libya ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $80.81 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 75.83

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 89.50%

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GDP (PPP): $76,520,000,000

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Population: 6,002,347

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GDP per capita: $11,900

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Govt type: operates under a transitional government

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CO2 per capita: 9.2894

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Libya ::: example of:

Libya ::: example of:

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Madagascar

Madagascar

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Madagascar
Madagascar ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $9.98 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 64.85

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Gini index: 47.5

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Literacy rate: 64.50%

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GDP (PPP): $21,180,000,000

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Population: 22,599,098

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GDP per capita: $900

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.0972

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Madagascar ::: example of:

Madagascar ::: example of:

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Malawi

Malawi

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Malawi
Malawi ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $4.118 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 52.78

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Gini index: 39

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Literacy rate: 74.80%

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GDP (PPP): $14,110,000,000

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Population: 16,777,547

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GDP per capita: $800

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Govt type: multiparty democracy

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CO2 per capita: 0.0831

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Malawi ::: example of:

Malawi ::: example of:

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Mali

Mali

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Mali
Mali ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $10.18 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 54.55

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 33.40%

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GDP (PPP): $17,790,000,000

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Population: 15,968,882

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GDP per capita: $1,100

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.0405

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Mali ::: example of:

Mali ::: example of:

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Mauritania

Mauritania

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Mauritania
Mauritania ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $3.886 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 61.91

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Gini index: 39

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Literacy rate: 58.60%

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GDP (PPP): $7,604,000,000

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Population: 3,437,610

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GDP per capita: $2,100

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Govt type: military junta

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CO2 per capita: 0.6402

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Mauritania ::: example of:

Mauritania ::: example of:

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Mauritius

Mauritius

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Mauritius
Mauritius ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $11.31 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 74.94

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Gini index: 39

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Literacy rate: 88.80%

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GDP (PPP): $19,980,000,000

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Population: 1,322,238

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GDP per capita: $15,400

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Govt type: parliamentary democracy

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CO2 per capita: 3.1697

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Mauritius ::: example of:

Mauritius ::: example of:

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Morocco

Morocco

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Morocco
Morocco ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $94.83 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 76.31

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Gini index: 40.9

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Literacy rate: 67.10%

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GDP (PPP): $168,900,000,000

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Population: 32,649,130

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GDP per capita: $5,200

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Govt type: constitutional monarchy

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CO2 per capita: 1.5839

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Morocco ::: example of:

Morocco ::: example of:

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Mozambique

Mozambique

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Mozambique
Mozambique ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $14.05 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 52.29

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Gini index: 45.6

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Literacy rate: 56.10%

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GDP (PPP): $25,950,000,000

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Population: 24,096,669

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GDP per capita: $1,200

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.1232

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Mozambique ::: example of:

Mozambique ::: example of:

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Namibia

Namibia

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Namibia
Namibia ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $12.9 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 52.03

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Gini index: 59.7

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Literacy rate: 88.80%

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GDP (PPP): $16,820,000,000

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Population: 2,182,852

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GDP per capita: $7,800

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 1.391

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Namibia ::: example of:

Namibia ::: example of:

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Niger

Niger

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Niger
Niger ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $6.486 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 54.34

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Gini index: 34

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Literacy rate: 28.70%

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GDP (PPP): $12,990,000,000

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Population: 16,899,327

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GDP per capita: $800

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.091

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Niger ::: example of:

Niger ::: example of:

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Nigeria

Nigeria

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Nigeria
Nigeria ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $266.6 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 52.46

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Gini index: 43.7

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Literacy rate: 61.30%

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GDP (PPP): $444,300,000,000

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Population: 174,507,539

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GDP per capita: $2,700

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Govt type: federal republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.4981

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Nigeria ::: example of:

Nigeria ::: example of:

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Rwanda

Rwanda

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Rwanda
Rwanda ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $7.007 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 58.85

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Gini index: 46.8

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Literacy rate: 71.10%

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GDP (PPP): $15,020,000,000

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Population: 12,012,589

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GDP per capita: $1,400

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Govt type: republic; presidential, multiparty system

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CO2 per capita: 0.0559

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Rwanda ::: example of:

Rwanda ::: example of:

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Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome and Principe

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Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome and Principe ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $259.4 million (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 63.86

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 69.50%

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GDP (PPP): $397,000,000

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Population: 186,817

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GDP per capita: $2,100

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.5986

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Sao Tome and Principe ::: example of:

Sao Tome and Principe ::: example of:

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Senegal

Senegal

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Senegal
Senegal ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $13.89 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 60.57

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Gini index: 41.3

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Literacy rate: 49.70%

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GDP (PPP): $26,290,000,000

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Population: 13,300,410

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GDP per capita: $2,000

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.5677

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Senegal ::: example of:

Senegal ::: example of:

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Seychelles

Seychelles

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Seychelles
Seychelles ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $1.018 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 74.01

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Gini index: --

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Literacy rate: 91.80%

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GDP (PPP): $2,295,000,000

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Population: 90,846

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GDP per capita: $25,000

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 8.137

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Seychelles ::: example of:

Seychelles ::: example of:

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Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $3.738 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 56.98

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Gini index: 62.9

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Literacy rate: 43.30%

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GDP (PPP): $7,970,000,000

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Population: 5,612,685

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GDP per capita: $1,300

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Govt type: constitutional democracy

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CO2 per capita: 0.1174

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Sierra Leone ::: example of:

Sierra Leone ::: example of:

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Somalia

Somalia

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Somalia
Somalia ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $2.372 billion (2010 est.)

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Life expectancy: 51.19

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 37.80%

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GDP (PPP): $5,896,000,000

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Population: 10,251,568

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GDP per capita: $600

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Govt type: in the process of building a federal parliamentary republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.0653

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Somalia ::: example of:

Somalia ::: example of:

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South Africa

South Africa

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South Africa ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $379.1 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 49.48

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Gini index: 63.1

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Literacy rate: 93%

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GDP (PPP): $576,100,000,000

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Population: 48,601,098

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GDP per capita: $11,300

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 9.1781

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South Africa ::: example of:

South Africa ::: example of:

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South Sudan

South Sudan

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South Sudan ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $10.08 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: --

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 27%

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GDP (PPP): $11,640,000,000

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Population: 11,090,104

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GDP per capita: $1,100

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: --

South Sudan ::: example of:

South Sudan ::: example of:

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Sudan

Sudan

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Sudan
Sudan ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $59.68 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 62.95

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 71.90%

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GDP (PPP): $85,420,000,000

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Population: 34,847,910

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GDP per capita: $2,500

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Govt type: Federal republic ruled by ...

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CO2 per capita: 0.3254

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Sudan ::: example of:

Sudan ::: example of:

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Swaziland

Swaziland

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Swaziland
Swaziland ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $3.7 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 50.01

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Gini index: 50.4

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Literacy rate: 87.80%

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GDP (PPP): $6,174,000,000

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Population: 1,403,362

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GDP per capita: $5,700

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Govt type: monarchy

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CO2 per capita: 0.8625

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Swaziland ::: example of:

Swaziland ::: example of:

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Tanzania

Tanzania

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Tanzania ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $27.86 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 60.76

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Gini index: 37.6

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Literacy rate: 67.80%

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GDP (PPP): $73,120,000,000

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Population: 48,261,942

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GDP per capita: $1,600

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.1527

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Tanzania ::: example of:

Tanzania ::: example of:

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Togo

Togo

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Togo ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $3.766 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 63.62

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Gini index: --

Literacy rate: 60.40%

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GDP (PPP): $6,870,000,000

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Population: 7,154,237

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GDP per capita: $1,100

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Govt type: republic under transition to multiparty democratic rule

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CO2 per capita: 0.2555

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Togo ::: example of:

Togo ::: example of:

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Tunisia

Tunisia

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Tunisia
Tunisia ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $44.79 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 75.46

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Gini index: 40

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Literacy rate: 79.10%

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GDP (PPP): $104,000,000,000

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Population: 10,835,873

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GDP per capita: $9,700

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 2.4691

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Tunisia ::: example of:

Tunisia ::: example of:

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Uganda

Uganda

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Uganda
Uganda ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $20.96 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 53.98

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Gini index: 44.3

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Literacy rate: 73.20%

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GDP (PPP): $50,770,000,000

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Population: 34,758,809

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GDP per capita: $1,400

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.1132

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Uganda ::: example of:

Uganda ::: example of:

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Zambia

Zambia

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Zambia
Zambia ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $20.31 billion (2012 est.)

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Life expectancy: 51.51

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Gini index: 50.8

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Literacy rate: 61.40%

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GDP (PPP): $23,690,000,000

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Population: 14,222,233

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GDP per capita: $1,700

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Govt type: republic

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CO2 per capita: 0.1855

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Zambia ::: example of:

Zambia ::: example of:

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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe ::: characteristics

GDP (Exchange Rate): $9.669 billion

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Life expectancy: 53.86

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Gini index: 50.1

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Literacy rate: 83.60%

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GDP (PPP): $7,167,000,000

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Population: 13,182,908

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GDP per capita: $600

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Govt type: parliamentary democracy

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CO2 per capita: 0.75

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Zimbabwe ::: example of:

Zimbabwe ::: example of:

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Political boundaries of Africa ::: a subgroup of:

Political boundaries of Africa ::: a subgroup of:

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A country is a nation that has its own government and occupies a particular territory.

CountryPopulationGovt typeGDP (PPP)GDP (Exchange Rate)GDP per capitaGini indexLiteracy rateLife expectancyCO2 per capita
Afghanistan31,108,077Islamic republic$33,790,000,000 $20.02 billion (2012 est.)