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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Almanac: Java

Population: 52,984,132
Language: Dutch (official), Javanese
Religion: 90% Muslim, 4% Hindu, 3% Protestant, 3% Catholic
Area: 138,794 km2
Capital: Jakarta
Largest Cities: Jakarta
Government: Constitutional Monarchy
Head of State: Princess Beatrix
Divisions: 8 provinces
Industries: Petrochemical, spices, rubber
Crops: Coffee, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, rice, peanuts, sweet potatoes, cocoa
Resources: Oil, lumber, rubber
Currency: Guilder (0.603 = 1.000 $US)
GNP: $ 101 bin
Per Capita: $ 1,906.23
Import: Grains,
Export: Spices, petrochemicals, rubber, marble
Trade: Other Commonwealth Members, China, Japan, Australia
Life Expec: 69 years
Education: Primary and Secondary are compulsory; a 93% graduation rate
Literacy: 97%
Military: Part of the Dutch Commonwealth of Nations; home to 8th Fleet.
Conscript: No

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