Sunday, February 17, 2008

Eritrea

Eritrea was formerly the northernmost province of Ethiopia and is about the size of Indiana. Much of the country is mountainous.

Total area: 46,842 sq mi (121,320 sq km)

Population (2007 est.): 4,906,585 (growth rate: 2.5%); birth rate: 34.0/1000; infant mortality rate: 45.2/1000; life expectancy: 59.6; density per sq mi: 105

Literacy rate: 59% (2003 est.)

Economic summary: GDP/PPP (2005 est.): $4.471 billion; per capita $1,000.
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Ok. Now that you know what kind of world dominating powerhouse it is, I'll be sending you to this ongoing story about their relations with the U.N. Peacekeepers there.

The same U.N. that Barack Obama wants to send $845 Billion string free tax dollars to.

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