Cheryl Nyberg, editor
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) sees them too!
The colorful flags of the nations page is fun. One country’s flag is not rectangular or square. Which one? What country’s flag bears an insignia that resembles a Star Trek communicator? The flag of what country consists of a single color with no design or embellishment?
The rank order (not to be confused with rank odor) page provide endless fodder for trivia contests. What country has the highest fertility rate? The lowest public debt? The most cell phones? The greatest natural gas exports? (Aha! That’s the source of that rank odor!)
Not only is the World Factbook entertaining, it is also educational! Profiles of each country describe the economy, geography, government, military, and people. Appendices include a list of abbreviations, descriptions of international organizations, a list of geographic names, and weights and measures charts.
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