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This is a list of entities and changes in The World Factbook. The World Factbook is an annual publication of the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with almanac-style information about the countries of the world.

As of July 2011, The World Factbook consists of 267 entities.[1] These entities can be divided into categories.[2] These categories are:

  • Independent countries
  • Others
  • Dependencies and Areas of Special Sovereignty
  • Miscellaneous
  • Other entities

After the list of entities, there is a table that lists entities that have been dropped, added, renamed, or consolidated in The World Factbook.

List of entitiesEdit

The list of entities follows bellow. The names and flags of entities are as listed in the Factbook and may differ from other sources.

Independent countries Edit

This is a list of independent countries. The CIA defines an independent country as people "politically organized into a sovereign state with a definite territory".[2] In this category, there are 195 entities:

Flag of entity Name of entity Flag of entity Name of entity Flag of entity Name of entity Flag of entity Name of entity
Template:Country data Afghanistan Afghanistan 60px Albania 60px Algeria Template:Country data Andorra Andorra
Template:Country data Angola Angola Template:Country data Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and
Barbuda
60px Argentina Template:Country data Armenia Armenia
60px Australia 60px Austria Template:Country data Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Template:Country data The Bahamas Bahamas, The
Template:Country data Bahrain Bahrain Template:Country data Bangladesh Bangladesh Template:Country data Barbados Barbados Template:Country data Belarus Belarus
60px Belgium Template:Country data Belize Belize Template:Country data Benin Benin Template:Country data Bhutan Bhutan
60px Bolivia Template:Country data Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia
and Herzegovina
Template:Country data Botswana Botswana 60px Brazil
Template:Country data Brunei Brunei 60px Bulgaria Template:Country data Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 60px Burma
Template:Country data Burundi Burundi 60px Cambodia 60px Cameroon 60px Canada
Template:Country data Cape Verde Cape Verde Template:Country data Central African Republic Central African
Republic
Template:Country data Chad Chad 60px Chile
Template:Country data People's Republic of China China 60px Colombia Template:Country data Comoros Comoros 60px Congo, Democratic
Republic of the
60px Congo, Republic
of the
60px Costa Rica 60px [[Côte d'Ivoire|Template:Not a typo d'Ivoire]] Template:Country data Croatia Croatia
Template:Country data Cuba Cuba Template:Country data Cyprus Cyprus Template:Country data Czech Republic Czech Republic 60px Denmark
Template:Country data Djibouti Djibouti Template:Country data Dominica Dominica Template:Country data Dominican Republic Dominican
Republic
60px Ecuador
Template:Country data Egypt Egypt 60px El Salvador Template:Country data Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea Template:Country data Eritrea Eritrea
Template:Country data Estonia Estonia 60px Ethiopia Template:Country data Fiji Fiji 60px Finland
60px France Template:Country data Gabon Gabon Template:Country data The Gambia Gambia, The Template:Country data Georgia Georgia
60px Germany 60px Ghana 60px Greece Template:Country data Grenada Grenada
60px Guatemala 60px Guinea Template:Country data Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau Template:Country data Guyana Guyana
Template:Country data Haiti Haiti 60px Holy See (Vatican City) Template:Country data Honduras Honduras 60px Hungary
60px Iceland 60px India 60px Indonesia 60px Iran
Template:Country data Iraq Iraq 60px Ireland 60px Israel 60px Italy
60px Jamaica 60px Japan 60px Jordan Template:Country data Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
Template:Country data Kenya Kenya Template:Country data Kiribati Kiribati Template:Country data North Korea Korea, North Template:Country data South Korea Korea, South
Template:Country data Kosovo KosovoTemplate:Ref label Template:Country data Kuwait Kuwait Template:Country data Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 60px Laos
Template:Country data Latvia Latvia 60px Lebanon Template:Country data Lesotho Lesotho 60px Liberia
60px Libya Template:Country data Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Template:Country data Lithuania Lithuania 60px Luxembourg
Template:Country data Macedonia Macedonia 60px Madagascar Template:Country data Malawi Malawi Template:Country data Malaysia Malaysia
Template:Country data Maldives Maldives Template:Country data Mali Mali Template:Country data Malta Malta Template:Country data Marshall Islands Marshall Islands
Template:Country data Mauritania Mauritania Template:Country data Mauritius Mauritius 60px Mexico Template:Country data Federated States of Micronesia Micronesia, Federated
States of
Template:Country data Moldova Moldova Template:Country data Monaco Monaco Template:Country data Mongolia Mongolia Template:Country data Montenegro Montenegro
60px Morocco Template:Country data Mozambique Mozambique Template:Country data Namibia Namibia Template:Country data Nauru Nauru
Template:Country data Nepal Nepal 60px Netherlands Template:Country data New Zealand New Zealand 60px Nicaragua
Template:Country data Niger Niger Template:Country data Nigeria Nigeria 60px Norway Template:Country data Oman Oman
60px Pakistan Template:Country data Palau Palau 60px Panama Template:Country data Papua New Guinea Papua New
Guinea
Template:Country data Paraguay Paraguay 60px Peru 60px Philippines 60px Poland
60px Portugal Template:Country data Qatar Qatar 60px Romania Template:Country data Russia Russia
Template:Country data Rwanda Rwanda Template:Country data Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts
and Nevis
Template:Country data Saint Lucia Saint Lucia Template:Country data Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and
the Grenadines
Template:Country data Samoa Samoa Template:Country data San Marino San Marino Template:Country data São Tomé and Príncipe Sao Tome
and Principe
60px Saudi Arabia
Template:Country data Senegal Senegal Template:Country data Serbia Serbia Template:Country data Seychelles Seychelles 60px Sierra Leone
Template:Country data Singapore Singapore Template:Country data Slovakia Slovakia Template:Country data Slovenia Slovenia Template:Country data Solomon Islands Solomon Islands
60px Somalia Template:Country data South Africa South Africa Template:Country data South Sudan South Sudan 60px Spain
Template:Country data Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Template:Country data Sudan Sudan Template:Country data Suriname Suriname Template:Country data Swaziland Swaziland
60px Sweden 60px Switzerland Template:Country data Syria Syria Template:Country data Tajikistan Tajikistan
Template:Country data Tanzania Tanzania 60px Thailand Template:Country data Timor-Leste Timor-Leste Template:Country data Togo Togo
Template:Country data Tonga Tonga Template:Country data Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and
Tobago
60px Tunisia 60px Turkey
Template:Country data Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Template:Country data Tuvalu Tuvalu 60px Uganda Template:Country data Ukraine Ukraine
Template:Country data United Arab Emirates United
Arab Emirates
60px United Kingdom 60px United States 60px Uruguay
Template:Country data Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Template:Country data Vanuatu Vanuatu 60px Venezuela Template:Country data Vietnam Vietnam
Template:Country data Yemen Yemen Template:Country data Zambia Zambia Template:Country data Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Others Edit

This is a list of other places set apart from the list of independent countries. There are two entities in this category:

Flag of entity Name of entity
60px
Taiwan
Template:Country data European Union
European Union

Dependencies and Areas of Special Sovereignty Edit

This category is a list of places affiliated with another country. They may be subdivided into categories using the country they are affiliated with:

Flag of entity Name of entity
Australia: six entities
60px
Ashmore and Cartier Islands
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Coral Sea Islands
Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Template:Country data Christmas Island
Christmas Island
Template:Country data Norfolk Island
Norfolk Island
China: two entities
Template:Country data Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Template:Country data Macau
Macau
Denmark: two entities
Template:Country data Faroe Islands
Faroe Islands
Template:Country data Greenland
Greenland
France: eight entities
60px
Clipperton Island
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
New Caledonia
Saint Barthelemy
Saint Martin
Template:Country data French Polynesia
French Polynesia
Template:Country data Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Template:Country data Wallis and Futuna
Wallis and Futuna
Netherlands: three entities
Template:Country data Aruba
Aruba
Template:Country data Curaçao
[[Curaçao|Template:Not a typo]]
Template:Country data Sint Maarten
Sint Maarten
New Zealand: three entities
Template:Country data Cook Islands
Cook Islands
Template:Country data Niue
Niue
Template:Country data Tokelau
Tokelau
Norway: three entities
60px
Bouvet Island
Jan Mayen
Svalbard
United Kingdom: 17 entities
60px
Akrotiri
Dhekelia
Template:Country data Anguilla
Anguilla
Template:Country data Bermuda
Bermuda
Template:Country data British Indian Ocean Territory
British Indian Ocean Territory
Template:Country data British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands
Template:Country data Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands
Template:Country data Falkland Islands
Falkland Islands
Template:Country data Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Template:Country data Guernsey
Guernsey
Template:Country data Jersey
Jersey
Template:Country data Isle of Man
Isle of Man
Template:Country data Montserrat
Montserrat
Template:Country data Pitcairn Islands
Pitcairn Islands
Template:Country data Saint Helena
Saint Helena, Ascension,
and Tristan da Cunha
Template:Country data South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
South Georgia and
South Sandwich Islands
Template:Country data Turks and Caicos Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
United States: 14 entities
60px
Baker IslandTemplate:Ref label
Howland IslandTemplate:Ref label
Jarvis IslandTemplate:Ref label
Johnston AtollTemplate:Ref label
Kingman ReefTemplate:Ref label
Midway IslandsTemplate:Ref label
Navassa Island
Palmyra AtollTemplate:Ref label
Wake Island
Template:Country data American Samoa
American Samoa
Template:Country data Guam
Guam
Template:Country data Northern Mariana Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Template:Country data Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
Template:Country data U.S. Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands

MiscellaneousEdit

This category is for Antarctica and places in dispute. There are six entities here:

Other entitiesEdit

This category is for the World and the oceans. There are five oceans and the World (the World entry is intended as a summary of the other entries [3]) :

Changes in The World FactbookEdit

This table lists changes in the entities in the Factbook. Entities that have been added are in green; dropped entities are in red; the flag last used by the entity is shown as well. Entities that have changed their name are in blue; entities that have been redirected and consolidated into another entry are in purple.

Name of entity Date change was made Comments Reference
Antarctica 1988 one of more than 40 entities added to the Factbook in order to provide a complete picture of the world [4]
Arctic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Pacific Ocean
World
Soviet Union 1992 dropped [5]
Yugoslavia
Iraq-Saudi Arabia Neutral Zone
Armenia replaced the Soviet Union in the Factbook
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Estonia
Georgia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Lithuania
Moldova
Russia
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Bosnia and Hercegovina replaced Yugoslavia in the Factbook
Croatia
Macedonia
Serbia and MontenegroTemplate:Ref label
Slovenia
Czechoslovakia 1993 dropped after the country splits into the Czech Republic and Slovakia [6]
Czech Republic added after Czechoslovakia splits
Slovakia
Eritrea added upon independence from Ethiopia
Vatican City renamed Holy See (Vatican City)
Ivory Coast renamed Template:Not a typo d'Ivoire
Macedonia 1994 renamed The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia [7]
Pacific Islands, Trust Territory of the (Palau) 1995 renamed to Palau [8]
Kazakhstan 1996 renamed Template:Not a typo; spelling changed [9]
Burkina renamed Burkina Faso
Corsica added
Zaire 1997 renamed Congo, Democratic Republic of the [10]
Congo renamed Congo, Republic of the
Corsica dropped [11]
Western Samoa 1998 renamed Samoa [12]
Template:Not a typo renamed Kazakhstan; spelling change
Wake Island 1999 renamed Wake Atoll [13]
Wake Atoll 2000 renamed Wake Island [14]
Southern Ocean added
Serbia and Montenegro 2001 renamed Yugoslavia [15]
East Timor January 1, 2002 added [16]
Yugoslavia March 19, 2003 renamed Serbia and Montenegro [17]
Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of November 30, 2004 renamed Macedonia after a November 2004 decision [18] to refer to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia as such [19]
Akrotiri added because both Akrotiri and Dhekelia are dependencies and not lease areas[20] [21]
Dhekelia [22]
European Union December 16, 2004 added due to the fact the European Union has nation like qualities[20] [23]
Man, Isle of January 10, 2006 renamed Isle of Man [24]
Baker Island March 29, 2006 redirected and consolidated in United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges entry[25] [26]
Howland Island [27]
Jarvis Island [28]
Johnston Atoll [29]
Kingman Reef [30]
Midway Islands [31]
Palmyra Atoll [32]
United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges a consolidation of the entries for Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Islands, and Palmyra Atoll[25] [33]
Serbia and Montenegro June 13, 2006 dropped due to independence of Montenegro[34] [35]
Serbia June 29, 2006 added due to independence of Montenegro[34] [36]
Montenegro [37]
Bassas da India September 7, 2006 consolidated in Iles Eparses entry[38] [39]
Europa Island [23]
Glorioso Islands [40]
Juan de Nova Island [41]
Tromelin Island [42]
Iles Eparses a consolidation of the entries for Bassas da India, Europa Island, Glorioso Islands, Juan de Nova Island, and Tromelin Island[38] [43]
French Guiana January 18, 2007 dropped because the area is now an Overseas region and a part of France proper [44]
Guadeloupe
Martinique
Reunion
Saint Barthelemy July 19, 2007 added due to the fact the area is now an Overseas collectivity of France[45] [46]
Saint Martin [47]
Bassas da India dropped because the area is now part of the Iles Eparses district of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands[45] [48]
Europa Island
Glorioso Islands
Juan de Nova Island
Tromelin Island
Iles Eparses
East Timor renamed Timor-Leste due to a decision of the US Board on Geographic Names (BGN) to use the latter instead of the former[45] [49]
KosovoTemplate:Ref label February 28, 2008 added[45] [50]
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands September 1, 2009 renamed South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands [51]
Saint Helena January 15, 2010 renamed Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha [52]
Netherlands Antilles October 12, 2010 dropped after the Netherlands Antilles dissolves.[53] [54]
Template:Not a typo October 20, 2010 added after the Netherlands Antilles dissolves[53] [55]
Sint Maarten [56]
Mayotte April 8, 2011 dropped because the area is now an Overseas department and a part of France proper[57] [57]
South Sudan July 11, 2011 added following independence from Sudan[58] [59]

Notes Edit

Template:Note labelTemplate:Kosovo-note

Template:Note label These entities have been consolidated into the United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges entry.[25]

Template:Note label On April 27, 1992, Serbia and Montenegro, the final two republics of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY), formed a new nation, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY).[60][61] Until 2001, the U.S. Government did not recognize the FRY as a state.[62] The U.S. government also decided not to accept the FRY or any the other republics as a successor state to the SFRY.[63]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

Template:CIA World Factbook

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  4. Directorate of Intelligence (1992). "1992 CIA World Factbook: Notes, Definitions, and Abbreviations" (mirror). http://www.umsl.edu/services/govdocs/wofact92/wf930000.txt. Retrieved 2006-11-29. "There have been some significant changes in this edition. The Soviet Union Yugoslavia, and the Iraq-Saudi Arabia Neutral Zone have been dropped. All 15 former Soviet republics have been added--Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Bosnia and Hercegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro, and Slovenia have replaced Yugoslavia." 
  5. Directorate of Intelligence (1993). "1993 CIA World Factbook: Notes, Definitions, and Abbreviations" (mirror). http://www.umsl.edu/services/govdocs/wofact93/wf940000.txt. Retrieved 2006-11-29. "Czechoslovakia has been superseded by the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Eritrea gained independence from Ethiopia. The name of the Ivory Coast has been changed to Cote d'Ivoire and the Vatican City became the Holy See." 
  6. Directorate of Intelligence (1994). "1994 CIA World Factbook: Notes, Definitions, and Abbreviations" (mirror). http://www.umsl.edu/services/govdocs/wofact94/wf950000.txt. Retrieved 2006-11-29. "The name of Macedonia was changed to The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)." 
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  8. Directorate of Intelligence (1996). "1996 CIA World Factbook: Notes, Definitions, and Abbreviations". Archived from the original on 1997-05-28. http://web.archive.org/web/19970528165334/http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/nsolo/wfb-note.htm. Retrieved 2010-10-17. "There is a new entry for Corsica, the spelling of Kazakhstan has been changed to Kazakstan, and the name of Burkina has been changed to Burkina Faso." 
  9. Directorate of Intelligence (1997). "1997 CIA World Factbook: Notes, Definitions, and Abbreviations". Archived from the original on 1998-06-14. http://web.archive.org/web/19980614161032/http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/notes.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. "The country name Zaire has been officially changed to Democratic Republic of the Congo. Congo is now referred to as Republic of the Congo." 
  10. Directorate of Intelligence (1997). "1997 CIA World Factbook: Notes, Definitions, and Abbreviations - Entities". Archived from the original on 1998-06-14. http://web.archive.org/web/19980614161032/http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/notes.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. "16 French dependencies--Bassas da India, Clipperton Island, Europa Island, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Glorioso Islands, Guadeloupe, Juan de Nova Island, Martinique, Mayotte, New Caledonia, Reunion, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Tromelin Island, Wallis and Futuna"  - Since Corsica is not listed in the Entities section of the Notes and Definitions, it is assumed that Corsica was dropped.
  11. Directorate of Intelligence (1998). "1998 CIA World Factbook: Notes, Definitions, and Abbreviations" (mirror). http://www.umsl.edu/services/govdocs/wofact98/275.htm. Retrieved 2006-11-29. "The country name Western Samoa has been changed to Samoa. The spelling of Kazakhstan includes the letter "h" once again; the spelling Kazakstan is no longer used." 
  12. Directorate of Intelligence (1999). "1999 CIA World Factbook: Notes, Definitions, and Abbreviations". Archived from the original on 2000-08-15. http://web.archive.org/web/20000815094447/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/notes.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. "The name Wake Island has been officially changed to Wake Atoll." 
  13. Directorate of Intelligence (2000). "2000 CIA World Factbook: Notes, Definitions, and Abbreviations". Archived from the original on 2001-09-12. http://web.archive.org/web/20010912001437/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/docs/notes.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. "There is a new 'country profile' on the Southern Ocean. The name Wake Atoll has been officially changed back to Wake Island." 
  14. Directorate of Intelligence (2001). "2001 CIA World Factbook: Notes, Definitions, and Abbreviations". Archived from the original on 2002-08-03. http://web.archive.org/web/20020803221944/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/docs/notes.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. "The entity of Serbia and Montenegro is now officially known as Yugoslavia." 
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  18. Directorate of Intelligence (2004-11-30). "2004 CIA World Factbook: Macedonia". Archived from the original on 2004-12-07. http://web.archive.org/web/20041207005150/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/mk.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
  19. 20.0 20.1 Directorate of Intelligence (2004-12-16). "CIA - The World Factbook 2004: What's new". Archived from the original on 2004-12-28. http://web.archive.org/web/20041228220805/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. "Recent confirmation that the United Kingdom Government administers the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia on Cyprus as dependencies (and not as lease areas like the US Guantanamo Bay Naval Station in Cuba) has required a changing of their status and their addition to the Factbook as new entities. In addition, the European Union has been included as an "Other" entity at the end of the listing." 
  20. Directorate of Intelligence (2004-11-30). "2004 CIA World Factbook: Akrotiri". Archived from the original on 2004-12-04. http://web.archive.org/web/20041204230219/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ax.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
  21. Directorate of Intelligence (2004-11-30). "2004 CIA World Factbook: Dhekelia". Archived from the original on 2004-12-04. http://web.archive.org/web/20041204232537/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/dx.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
  22. 23.0 23.1 Directorate of Intelligence (2004-12-16). "2004 CIA World Factbook: European Union". Archived from the original on 2004-12-28. http://web.archive.org/web/20041228222220/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ee.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
  23. Directorate of Intelligence (2006-01-10). "CIA - The World Factbook 2005: Isle of Man". Archived from the original on 2006-01-26. http://web.archive.org/web/20060126232357/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/im.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
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  28. Directorate of Intelligence (2006-03-29). "CIA - The World Factbook 2006: Johnston Atoll". Archived from the original on 2006-04-07. http://web.archive.org/web/20060407061105/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/jq.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
  29. Directorate of Intelligence (2006-03-29). "CIA - The World Factbook 2006: Kingman Reef". Archived from the original on 2006-04-07. http://web.archive.org/web/20060407074318/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/kq.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
  30. Directorate of Intelligence (2006-03-29). "CIA - The World Factbook 2006: Midway Islands". Archived from the original on 2006-04-07. http://web.archive.org/web/20060407065643/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/mq.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
  31. Directorate of Intelligence (2006-03-29). "CIA - The World Factbook 2006: Palmyra Atoll". Archived from the original on 2006-04-07. http://web.archive.org/web/20060407073714/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/lq.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
  32. Directorate of Intelligence (2006-03-29). "CIA - The World Factbook 2006: United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges". Archived from the original on 2006-04-06. http://web.archive.org/web/20060406154753/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/um.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
  33. 34.0 34.1 Directorate of Intelligence (2006-07-11). "CIA - The World Factbook 2006: What's New". Archived from the original on 2006-07-13. http://web.archive.org/web/20060713082309/http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html. Retrieved 2010-10-17. "The successful secession referendum held in Montenegro in May 2006 allowed it to legally leave its union with Serbia the following month. These two Balkan countries have now been formally recognized and are listed separately in the Factbook." 
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