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Globalization Project Name TyQuarious Jones

Country Research

You have opened the document up either via the GoogleClassroom assignment
or on a written hand-out and you will answer the following questions using the
CIA World Factbook​. Answer each question.

Part One:
1. What country do you represent?
2. What continent is your country located on?
3. Who are your neighboring countries? (List All) If an island, list
neighboring islands too.
Benin 809 km, Cameroon 1,975 km, Chad 85 km, Niger 1,608 km

4. Which natural resources exist within your country’s borders?

Natural gas, petroleum, tin, iron ore, coal, limestone, niobium, lead, zinc,
arable land

5. What percentage of your land is listed as arable land (farmable land)?


6. What are some of your country’s environmental issues?

Soil degradation; rapid deforestation; urban air and water pollution;

desertification; oil pollution - water, air, and soil; has suffered serious damage
from oil spills; loss of arable land; rapid urbanization

7. What ethnic groups are present within your country?

Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, is composed of more than 250 ethnic
groups; the most populous and politically influential are: Hausa and the Fulani
29%, Yoruba 21%, Igbo (Ibo) 18%, Ijaw 10%, Kanuri 4%, Ibibio 3.5%, Tiv 2.5%
8. What languages are spoken in your country?

English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani, over 500 additional
indigenous languages

9. What religions are practiced in your country?

Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10%

10. What is your country’s

a. population growth rate? 2.43%
b. birthrate? 36.9 births/1,000 population
c. net migration? -0.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population
d. infant mortality rate? 69.8 deaths/1,000 live births
e. fertility rate? 5.07 children born/woman
f. obesity –adult prevalence rate? 8.9%
g. Literacy rate? 59.6%
h. GDP (purchase power parity)? $1.118 trillion
i. GDP real growth rate? 0.8%
j. Per capita GDP?$5,900
k. Labor force? 60.08 million
l. Unemployment rate? 13.4%
m. Percentage of population living under the poverty line? 70%
n. Inflation rate? 16.3%
o. Industrial production growth rate? 0.7%
11. Does your country have a budget surplus or deficit?
-2.1% of GDP deficit

12.List your country’s top five agricultural products.

2. peanuts
3. cotton
4. palm oil

13.List your country’s top five industries.

1. crude oil
2. coal
3. tin
4. columbite
5.rubber products

14.How much money does your country make on exports?

$40.81 billion

15.List your country’s top five export partners.

1. India 34%
2. US 9%
3. Spain 5.9%
4. France 5.8%
5.South Africa 5.5%

Draw lines from your country to your export partners on the map below.

16.How much money does your country spend on imports?

$35.24 billion

17.List your country’s top five import partners.

1. China 20.3%
2. US 8.3%
3. Belgium 7.6%
4. UK 4.4%
5. Netherlands 4.1%

Draw lines from your import partners to your country on the map below.
18. What is your country’s balance of trade (subtract imports from
exports)?5.57 billion

19. What is your country’s external debt?

$35.23 billion

20. How much electricity does your country

a. produce?29.83 billion kWh
b. consume?24.57 billion kWh
21. How much crude oil does your country
a. produce?1.871 million bbl/day
b. import?2.279 million bbl/day
22. How many telephone main lines are in use in your country?
23. How many mobile cellular device lines are in use in your country?
24. How many internet users are there in your country?
25. How many airports are there in your country?
26. What surprised you about your country? Write a brief paragraph.