This is a list of entities and changes in The World Factbook. The World Factbook is an annual publication of the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with almanac-style information about the countries of the world.
As of July 2011, The World Factbook
consists of 267
entities. These categories are:
- Independent countries
- Dependencies and Areas of Special Sovereignty
- Other entities
After the list of entities, there is a table that lists entities that have been dropped, added, renamed, or consolidated in The World Factbook
List of entities
The list of entities follows bellow. The names and flags of entities are as listed in the Factbook
and may differ from other sources.
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This is a list of independent countries. The CIA defines an independent country
as people "politically organized into a sovereign state with a definite territory". In this category, there are 195
This is a list of other places set apart from the list of independent... Read More