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    This file attempts to bring together an extensive collection of quality resources for each country including Montenegro. Territories, protectorates and other non-sovereign locations were for the most part skipped at this time. The sources include when available:
    The Country's Government
    Mission to the UN
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    BBC Country Profile
    CIA World Fact Book
    Library of Congress Country Study
    Google News
    Google Images
    Human Rights Watch
    World Trade Organization
    National TV

    These sources have been picked to provide several points of view, stability of the website quality and scope of information.

    Any Comments or suggestions for improvement should go to Phil Reynolds henrytilney@gmail.com
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    You've mistaken the Bulgarian flag with the flag of Brunei. The Bulgarian flag is white,green,red horizontal bands. The white represents peace, green represents the fertility of the Bulgarian lands, and red stands for the courage of the people. Better fix it



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    also, the flag of Montenegro is too big

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    Quote Originally Posted by stefankarakashev
    also, the flag of Montenegro is too big
    The flag of Palestine too !!

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    Greenland and Faroe Islands are missing. They have their own flag and government even though they belong to Denmark.

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    Việt Nam - in Vietnamese
    Vietnam - in English

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    Zambia: Country Study link doesn't work

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    Nobody's perfect, give him a chance people.
    Remember what movie these are from? I bet you don't!
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    Default Montenegro

    Quote Originally Posted by stefankarakashev
    also, the flag of Montenegro is too big
    There aren't a lot of Montenegro sources out yet. The sources I was using did not list them as a country yet and so they had no flag and I had to use what I could find.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stefankarakashev
    Việt Nam - in Vietnamese
    Vietnam - in English
    I saw it spelled both ways in English sources so I went with what the country itself seems to prefer.

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    Default Territories

    Quote Originally Posted by sladys
    Greenland and Faroe Islands are missing. They have their own flag and government even though they belong to Denmark.
    There was so many different ways of describing the relationship between countries and dependants it was often difficult to sort out the true nature of the relationship. The CIA world fact book describes it like this "part of the Kingdom of Denmark; self-governing overseas administrative division of Denmark since 1979 " and the BBC lists them as territories so I went with that. I look at it again.

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    Default Zambia

    Quote Originally Posted by stefankarakashev
    Zambia: Country Study link doesn't work
    Zambia does not have a country study and I forgot to take the text out of my template. Thanks for catching that for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by clems_37
    The flag of Palestine too !!
    None of the sources I used recognized Palestine as a soverien country yet they reffered to it as the Occupied Territories. Therefore, they had no flag and I used one that I thought would be stable even though the size was not ideal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stefankarakashev
    You've mistaken the Bulgarian flag with the flag of Brunei. The Bulgarian flag is white,green,red horizontal bands. The white represents peace, green represents the fertility of the Bulgarian lands, and red stands for the courage of the people. Better fix it



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    Thanks for finding that it was a coding error.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phil2000
    There was so many different ways of describing the relationship between countries and dependants it was often difficult to sort out the true nature of the relationship. The CIA world fact book describes it like this "part of the Kingdom of Denmark; self-governing overseas administrative division of Denmark since 1979 " and the BBC lists them as territories so I went with that. I look at it again.
    If you want information on that, looks at the following links !!
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenland
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faroe_Island

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