Friday, September 17, 2010

2010 World Factbook 1.20 iPhone iPad and iPod touch

Category: Reference
Dec 18, 2009
Version: 1.20
17.2 MB
Seller: Fuzzy Peach LLC

� 2009 Fuzzy Peach LLC


REQUIREMENTS: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 2.2.1 or later.

"The best of the lot by far..." -

*** Featured in the "What's Hot" section of iTunes ***

The complete CIA World Factbook at your fingertips, including extensive information on more than 250 countries and locations throughout the world. Whether you're an avid traveler, a busy student, or someone who just likes to stay informed, this is the app for you!

*** WORKS OFFLINE - No internet access required; all content is contained locally within the application.

*** Content updated every 2 weeks (or as often as the CIA releases database updates) ***


- Flag w/ full description
- Color Map
- Introduction
- Geography
- People
- Government
- Economy
- Communications
- Transportation
- Military
- Transnational Issues
(field names within each category are linked to their definitions and existing rank order pages)

- Africa, Antarctica, Arctic, Asia, Caribbean & Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America, Oceania, South America, Southeast Asia, Time Zones

� RANK ORDER pages
- country comparisons based on presorted lists of data from selected Factbook data fields

- [Abbreviations]
- [International Organizations & Groups]
- [International Environmental Agreements]
- [Cross-reference List of Country Data Codes]
- [Cross-Reference List of Hydrographic Data Codes]
- [Cross-Reference List of Geographic Names]: cross-references a wide variety of geographic names to the appropriate Factbook "country" entry.
- [Notes and Definitions]: terms, data fields, and categories used throughout the Factbook
- [Weights and Measures]

* Disclaimer: This application is in no way associated with or endorsed by the CIA or the United States government. All content is free to use in the public domain.

*** If you like this app, please leave us a review on the App Store! ***
What's new in Version 1.20
CIA Content Update:

Many fields in the Economy category have been updated with the latest available annual data, including "Labor force,""Unemployment rate,""Budget - revenues and expenditures,""Public debt,""Inflation rate,""Current account balance,""Exports,""Imports,""Reserves of foreign exchange,""Direct foreign investment,""Stock of money,""Stock of quasi-money,""and "Market value of publicly traded shares"

Significant updates entered under the People, Government and Military categories. The Country Comparisons function now also appears in the 'World' entry to allow users to quickly view how countries rank in 58 different Factbook fields.

The 'World' entry continues to accrue "top ten" rankings; recent additions in the Geography category include the world's ten highest mountains and largest islands. The Transportation category lists the top ten airports (both by passengers and cargo) and container ports, as well as the ten longest rivers.


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