Country Factsheet




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Name _________________________________________ Period ______ Date _____________________

Country Factsheet


COUNTRY: ___________________________________________

Define the bolded words throughout the worksheet


Answer the questions using the CIA World Factbook, located at the following web page: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR COUNTRY



Geography

1. Describe the location. ______________________________________________________________________________


2. What are the Geographic Coordinates_________________________________________________________________
3. What kind of Natural Hazards does your country have? ___________________________________________________
4. Name three environmental issues.

1st ____________________________2nd ______________________________3rd ______________________________


People

5. What is the total population? _________________________________________________________


6. What is the total infant mortality rate? _____________________/1000

Definition: __________________________________________________________________________________________


7. What is the life expectancy for men? ________________ for women? ________________ (round to the nearest age)

Definition: __________________________________________________________________________________________


8. What are the three largest ethnic groups and what percentage of the population are they? (Round to nearest percent)

1st ____________________________ _____%

2nd ____________________________ _____%

3rd ____________________________ _____%


9. What are the three largest (if given) religions and what percentage of the population are they?

1st ____________________________ _____%

2nd ____________________________ _____%

3rd ____________________________ _____%


10. What are the two largest languages and what percentages of the population speak them (if given)?

1st ____________________________ _____%

2nd ____________________________ _____%
11. What is the literacy rate in the country for men? ______% for women ______%

Definition: __________________________________________________________________________________________


Government

12. What form of government does the country have? ____________________________________


13. When did the country gain its independence? ________________________________________
14. Who is the chief of state, and since when? _________________________________________

Economy

15. What is the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) – purchasing power? _______________________________________

Definition: __________________________________________________________________________________________
16. What is the GDP per capita (per capita income)? ____________________________________________________

Definition: __________________________________________________________________________________________


17. What percentage of the population that live below the poverty line? _______ %

Definition: __________________________________________________________________________________________


18. What are the three top export commodities?

1st ____________________________

2nd ____________________________

3rd ____________________________

Definition: __________________________________________________________________________________________

Import definition: ____________________________________________________________________________________
19. Who are the top three export partner countries and what percentage of exports is it?

1st ____________________________ _____%

2nd ____________________________ _____%

3rd ____________________________ _____%


20. What is the name of the country’s currency (hint: look in the exchange rate)? __________________________________
Communications

21. How many cellular phones are in the country? ______________________________________


22. How many TV broadcast stations are in the country? _________________________________________
23. How many internet hosts are in the country? ______________________________
24. How many people use the internet in the country? ___________________________________
25. Draw the flag (Click on the flag at the top of the page for info) 26. Describe the significance of the flag ____________________________________________________________________________
Describe the significance of the colors (you may have to perform an internet search for this) ____________________________________________________________________________
Using outside sources (i.e. credible websites like Bloomberg.com, cnn.com) find at least 1 current event, 1 import, and 2 fun facts about the culture of your assigned country.

27) Current Event Headline:


28) Top Import:
29) Fun Fact #1:
30) Fun Fact #2:


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