World of facts book 2015

A 1934 earthquake in nepal caused more than 10,000 deaths. You have the permission to use, distribute, and reproduce in any medium, provided the source and authors are credited. The worlds most epic facts in pictures childrens books. The book contains everything from political matters to education and economics. From afghanistan to zimbabwe, the cia world factbook 2015 offers complete and uptodate information on the world s nations. Sarah janssen is the senior editor of the world almanac and book of facts, the world almanac for kids, and other diverse titles. The language and religion entries in the world factbooks travel facts have all been recently updated. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about algeria economy 2015 should be addressed to the cia.

No claims are made regarding the accuracy of syria energy 2015 information contained here. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The world almanac and book of facts 2015 kindle edition by sarah janssen. The most significant world events of 2015 the atlantic. World almanac is the author of world almanac and book of facts 2014 4. The world almanac book of facts is a nonfiction text document important events and people of note in the timeline of one year. The book contains thousands of facts and statistics that arent publicly available which are sourced and doublechecked by. Migration and remittances factbook 2016 presents numbers and facts behind the stories of international migration and remittances, drawing on authoritative, publicly available data. Gini puts conclusions from the 2015 world development report into practice. The world almanac and book of facts 2015 goodreads. Dec 22, 2015 the world events that mattered most in 2015. There is a wealth of current information on countries in the news and in students studies. Ftw combed through our extensive archives and scoured the internet to come up with 101 sports facts that even diehards fans probably didt know, such as the attendance for muhammad alis. Progress on the healthrelated millennium development goals mdgs fact sheet n290.

News and analysis on population size and growth, migration, refugees and more. The world almanac and book of facts 2016 by world almanac. The world factbook provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The world almanac and book of facts 2015 turtleback. The world almanac book of facts 2015 is a paperback title consisting of 1008 pages of text, pictures and illustrations. The world almanac and book of facts 2015 by sarah janssen. We share these facts with the people of all nations in the belief that knowledge of the truth underpins the functioning of free societies. Data for nigeria included in the newly released little green data book 2015 indicates that 94% of the population is exposed to air pollution levels measured in pm2. World book night was first celebrated in the uk and ireland in 2011 on 5 march.

Other companiessuch as skyhorse publishingalso print a paper edition. The world almanac and book of facts 2015 has millions of facts that are entertaining, fascinating, and relevant to homework and research assignments. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of indonesia energy 2015 information contained here. It has been published yearly from 1868 to 1875, and again every year since 1886. Published annually since 1868, this compendium of information is the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. For each country, the cia world factbook 2015 includes. The world almanac and book of facts 2015 isnt entirely composed of statistics. The world almanac and book of facts 2015 turtleback school.

Oct 05, 2014 the world almanac and book of facts is, as the name suggests, a book of facts. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about the 2015 cia world fact book should be addressed to the cia. A booklovers journey through curiosities of history, which is available from michael omara books. The 2015 quake triggered an avalanche that killed 19 climbers on mt. Dec 02, 2014 the world almanac and book of facts is americas topselling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. It came out of a round table discussion at the book industry. San francisco and melbourne are equidistant from the equator and are known for their fast changing mild climates. To the ancient greeks and persians, the lakes immense size suggested it was an ocean, hence its name. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of armenia energy 2015 information contained here.

There is a wealth of current information on coun tries in the news and in students studies. The report draws on data from 95 countries and territories with ongoing malaria transmission, and a further 6 countries that have recently eliminated malaria. The world almanac has become an american institution. Cia world factbook the most comprehensive country facts available online the world factbook the factbook provides a two to threepage summary of the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of 266 u. World almanac author of the world almanac and book of facts. It was number 1 on the washington post bestseller list on november 27, 2011. The world almanac and book of facts is a uspublished reference work and is a bestselling almanac conveying information about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, and sports feats. Presents weird and miscellaneous facts, including information from around the world featuring extraordinary people, feats, events, creatures, places, and creations. The world almanac and book of facts is, as the name suggests, a book of facts. It covers roughly 371,000 sq km 143,200 sq mi and borders five countries. The world bank launched the global insights initiative gini.

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The world almanac and book of facts 2020 sarah janssen isbn. A plea for action against pollution in nigeria world bank. In lagos, nigeria, a plea for action against pollution. She is the coauthor of under the covers and between the sheets, a book of facts and trivia about the worlds greatest books. The world factbook, also known as the cia world factbook, is a reference resource produced by the central intelligence agency cia with almanacstyle information about the countries of the world. The world almanac and book of facts is americas topselling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. World book night was conceived of by jamie byng, md of canongate. The world almanac and book of facts is a renowned yearly publication that gathers together all of the important information that affected the us in the previous 12 months. The world almanac and book of facts 2017 helpful hints for.

The world almanac and book of facts will answer all of your trivia needsfrom history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the url address below this line. Please bookmark this page add it to your favorites. The world almanac and book of facts 2015 helpful hints for. World fact book provides latest demography world news from the most comprehensive global news network on the internet. The world is full of magnificent cities created by humans, let us know some interesting facts about the world related to the these cities. The world almanac and book of facts 2015 has mil lions of facts that are entertaining, fascinating, and relevant to homework and research assignments. The world factbook, produced for us policymakers and coordinated throughout the us intelligence community, presents the basic realities about the world in which we live. The world book was first published in 1917 and revised annually from 1925.

Reference book for world facts, statistics and trivia. Apr 23, 2015 ftw combed through our extensive archives and scoured the internet to come up with 101 sports facts that even diehards fans probably didt know, such as the attendance for muhammad alis. Measured by surface area, the caspian sea is the world s largest inland water body. Dec 09, 2015 this fact sheet includes key estimates from the world malaria report 2015. The 2015 nepal earthquakes of april and may killed nearly 9,000 people and injured more than 22,000. Johnson 1967 the world almanac is a superb source book of facts with broadbased information at your fingertips. A large expanse of clear sky permitted this naturalcolor satellite image of the.

We encourage students at home participating in online learning to use travel facts, as well as the world factbook, for their studies of geography and national customs. The world almanac and book of facts internet archive. The book contains thousands of facts and statistics that arent publicly available which. A link has been sent to your friends email address. I recently made an around the world in 80 books display for my library and worked hard to find books that gave very positive lots of great facts about every country on earth. Each country profile tracks such demographics as population, ethnicity and literacy rates, as well as political, geographical and economic data.

Who presents world health statistics 2015 as an integral part of its ongoing efforts to provide enhanced access to comparable highquality statistics on core measures of population health and national health systems. Youll be surprised at how much time passes once you start looking. The world almanac takes a look back at 2014 while providing all the information youll need in 2015. Cia world factbook the best country factbook available. The most interesting and weird facts business insider.

Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. World book encyclopedia, american encyclopaedia designed to meet the curriculum needs of elementary through highschool students. Dec 08, 2015 get thousands of facts right at your fingertips with this essential resource the world almanac and book of facts is americas topselling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. The world almanac and book of facts 2017 by world almanac. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of algeria economy 2015 information contained here. It is the source for essential and authoritative facts for entertainment, reference and learning. The world bank launched the mind, behavior, and development unit embed. All of our world in data is completely open access and all work is licensed under the creative commons by license. The world almanacr and book of facts is americas topselling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Istanbul, turkey is the only city in the world to be located in two continents.

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