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World Factbook, 1989 (ICPSR 9366)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Central Intelligence Agency


This annual survey contains the most current information on topics of interest to United States government officials. Data are presented in alphabetical order for 247 entities that include all countries, dependent areas, and other geographic entities. The entire surface of the world is represented without overlap or omission, and an additional entry for the world as a whole also is presented. Information provided covers the six major topic areas of geography, people, government, economy, communications, and defense forces.

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Study Description


United States Central Intelligence Agency. World Factbook, 1989. ICPSR09366-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1990. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09366.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09366.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    CIA, communications systems, countries, defense (military), economic systems, geography, government, government officials, information, population

Geographic Coverage:    Global

Time Period:   

  • 1989

Date of Collection:   

  • 1989

Universe:    The world.

Data Type(s):    text



Original ICPSR Release:   1990-10-16


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