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The G7 members

The G7 consists of the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Canada, Italy, Japan and
Germany. Below you will find information about the members of the G7.

Finance Ministers Central Bank Governors


United Kingdom
Gordon Brown Mervyn King
Chancellor of the Exchequer Governor, Bank of England
United States
Alan Greenspan
John Snow
Chairman Board of Governors, Federal Reserve
Secretary of the Treasury
System
France
Thierry Breton
Christian Noyer
Minister of the Economy and
Governor, Bank of France
Finance and Industry
Canada
Ralph Goodale David Dodge
Finance Minister Governor, Bank of Canada
Italy
Giulio Tremonti
Antonio Fazio
Minister of the Treasury and
Governor, Bank of Italy
Budget
Japan
Sadakazu Tanigaki Toshihiko Fukui
Minister of Finance Governor, Bank of Japan
Germany
Peer Steinbruck Axel Weber
Minister of Finance President, German Federal Bank

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Key Facts

United Kingdom
United States
France
Canada
Italy
Japan
Germany

United Kingdom
Facts:

Population: 59.6 million (National Statistics, 2003)


Capital: London
Area: 242,514 sq km (93,638 sq miles)
Major language: English
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 76 years (men), 81 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 pound sterling = 100 pence
Main exports: Manufactured goods, chemicals, foodstuffs
GNI per capita: US $28,350 (World Bank, 2003)
Internet domain: .uk
International dialling code: +44

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United States of
America

Facts:

Population: 294 million (US Census Bureau estimate, 2004)


Capital: Washington D.C.
Area: 9.8m sq km (3.8m sq miles)
Major language: English
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 74 years (men), 80 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 US dollar = 100 cents
Main exports: Computers and electrical machinery, vehicles, chemical products, food and live
animals, military equipment and aircraft
GNI per capita: US $37,610 (World Bank, 2003)
Internet domain: .us
International dialling code: +1

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France

Facts:

Population: 60.4 million (UN, 2004)


Capital: Paris
Major language: French
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 75 years (men), 83 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 Euro = 100 cents
Main exports: Machinery and transport equipment, agricultural products, including wine
GNI per capita: US $24,770 (World Bank, 2003)
Internet domain: .fr
International dialling code: +33
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Can
ada

Facts:

Population: 31.7 million (UN, 2004)


Capital: Ottawa
Area: 9.9m sq km (3.8m sq miles)
Major languages: English, French (both of official status)
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 77 years (men), 82 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 Canadian dollar = 100 cents · Main exports: Machinery and equipment, automotive
products, metals and plastics, forestry products, agricultural and fishing products
GNI per capita: US $23,930 (World Bank, 2003) · Internet domain: .ca · International dialling code: +1

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Italy

Facts:

Population: 57.3 million (UN, 2004)


Capital: Rome
Major language: Italian
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 75 years (men), 82 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 Euro = 100 cents
Main exports: Machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, clothes, wine
GNI per capita: US $21,560 (World Bank, 2003)
Internet domain: .it
International dialling code: +39

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Japan

Facts:

Population: 127.8 million (UN, 2004)


Capital: Tokyo
Area: 377,864 sq km (145,894 sq miles)
Major language: Japanese
Major religions: Shintoism, Buddhism
Life expectancy: 78 years (men), 85 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: yen
Main exports: Vehicles, computer parts, chemicals, scientific instruments and watches
GNI per capita: US $34,510 (World Bank, 2003)
Internet domain: .jp
International dialling code: +81

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Germany

Facts:

Population: 82.5 million (UN, 2004)


Capital: Berlin
Major language: German
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 75 years (men), 81 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 Euro = 100 cents
Main exports: Motor vehicles, electrical machinery, metals
GNI per capita: US $25,250 (World Bank, 2003)
Internet domain: .de
International dialing code: +49