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[LONGEST] CHINA 13,642 USSIA 12.41 BRAZIL 9,128 INDIA 8,763 USA 7,477 SHORTEST SAN MARINO 24 TUVALU 14 MONACO 3 VATICAN CITY 2 Note: Table made from line graph. SOURCE: THE WORLD FACTBOOK 2008 (C.I.A.) TOP DRIVERS [MOTOR VEHICLES PER 1,000 PEOPLE] USA 765 LUXEMBOURG 686 MALAYSIA 641 AUSTRALIA 619 MALTA 607 ITALY 566 CANADA 563 NEW ZEALAND 560 AUSTRIA 543 JAPAN 543 SOURCE: UNITED NATIONS, MOST RECENT DATA AVAILABLE. BIG IDEAS COUNTRIES THAT REGISTER THE MOST PATENTS ANNUALLY USA 164,291 JAPAN 124,192 CHINA 49,360 S. KOREA 49,068 GERMANY 29,586 RUSSIA 23,191 CANADA 13,060 AUSTRALIA 12,739 FRANCE 11,841 U.K. 10,541 SOURCE: WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORG., 2004 MAJOR RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD CHRISTIANITY 2.1 BILLION ISLAM 1.3 BILLION BUDDHISM 375 MILLION SIKHISM 25 MILLION JUDAISM 15 MILLION BAHA'ISM 7.5 MILLION CONFUCIANISM 6.4 MILLION JAINISM 4.5 MILLION SHINTOISM 2.8 MILLION SOURCE: ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA, 2007 TOP ANNUAL TOURIST DESTINATIONS FRANCE 76 MILLION VISITORS #1 FRANCE 2] SPAIN 3] USA 4] CHINA 5] ITALY 6] U.K. 7] MEXICO 8] GERMANY 9] TURKEY 10] AUSTRIA SOURCE: WORLD TOURIST ORG., MOST RECENT DATA AVAILABLE COUNTRIES WITH THE MOST TV STATIONS RUSSIA 7,306 CHINA 3,240 USA 2,218 TURKEY 635 FRANCE 584 INDIA 562 S. AFRICA 556 GERMANY 373 NORWAY 360 ITALY 358 SOURCE: THE WORLD FACTBOOK 2008 (C.I.A)...

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