From the world’s most sophisticated intelligence-gathering organization, here is the CIA’s official country-by-country data on nations around the world.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2022-2023 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world's nations. This comprehensive guide is packed with data on the politics, populations, military expenditures, and economics of 2022 and looks ahead to 2023.
For each country, The CIA World Factbook 2022-2023 includes:
Detailed maps with new geopolitical data
Statistics on the population of each country, with details on languages, religions, literacy rates, age structure, HIV prevalence, and much more
Up-to-date data on military expenditures and capabilities
Information on each country's climate and natural hazards
Details on prominent political figures and parties, and contact information for diplomatic missions
Facts on transportation, trade, and communication infrastructure
Also included are appendixes with useful abbreviations, international environmental agreements, international organizations and groups, weight and measure conversions, and more. Originally intended for use by government officials and policymakers as well as the broader intelligence community, this is a must-have resource for students, travelers, journalists, and business people with a desire to know more about their world.