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Competing Countries

Americas

Belize
Population241,546
CapitalBelmopan
LanguageEnglish, Creole, Spanish, Mayan
ReligionRoman Catholic, Protestant, Garifuna
GeneralJungle covers about half the country. The climate is tropical, but tempered by sea breezes. A third of the population lives in the capital. The economy is based primarily on agriculture, forestry and fishing. Exports include sugar, clothing, citrus concentrates, bananas and lobsters.

Bermuda
Population62,912
CapitalHamilton
LanguageEnglish
ReligionProtestant, Roman Catholic
GeneralIn the Atlantic Ocean to the east of the USA, Bermuda is a group of small islands. The climate is warm and humid. The economy is based on tourism, insurance and shipping and foreign investment.

Canada
Population31,330,255
CapitalOttawa
LanguageEnglish, French
ReligionRoman Catholic, Protestant
GeneralCanada is the world's second largest country. Canada is well endowed with minerals, energy resources, forests and rich coastal waters. Canada is among the world's leading exporters of wheat. It is also a leading exporter of wood and seafood and a top producer of iron ore, uranium and other minerals.

Falkland Islands
Population2,826
CapitalStanley
LanguageEnglish
ReligionProtestant, Roman Catholic
GeneralThe Falklands consists of two main islands - West Falkland and East Falkland, where most of the population live. The economy is based on sheep farming and the sale of fishing licences, though oil has been discovered offshore.

Guyana
Population703,399
CapitalGeorgetown
LanguageEnglish, Creole, Hindi
ReligionProtestant, Hindu, Roman Catholic, Sunni Muslim
GeneralThe generally hot, humid and wet conditions are modified along the coast by sea breezes. The economy is based on agriculture, mining, forestry and fishing. Sugar, bauxite, gold and rice are the main exports.

St Helena
Population7,000
CapitalJamestown
LanguageEnglish
ReligionProtestant, Roman Catholic
GeneralSt Helena and its dependencies, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha are isolated island groups lying in the south Atlantic Ocean. Ascension is over 1,000 km northwest of St Helena and Tristan da Cunha over 2,000 km away. Napoleon was exiled to St Helena.