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Wikipedia:Status of the porting of the CIA World Factbook

There is now a 2002 World Fact Book (http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/) available online. Most of our entries are from the 2000 edition. Anyone with lots of time and a sense of purpose is encouraged to update our articles with the new data.

Pieces of information ported not country-by-country


Please annotate the list below with the current status of the port from the CIA web site to the Wikipedia

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Naming issues:

  • Myanmar - entry is under Burma
  • Palestine - separate entries under West Bank and Gaza Strip

The Department of State info is at http://www.state.gov/r/pa/bgn/ ; I'm going about adding that alphabetically, as well; it's taking some time because not all of the text can be cut and pasted directly, at least not without looking sloppy. Much of it has to be integrated or left unadded, and some of their information, oddly enough, conflicts with the CIA info, esp. in re: economic figures. The status of that is here

See also : CIA World Factbook



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