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World Factbook Updates - September 26, 2013

Check out the latest update to The World Factbook:

  • The tallest mountain in the former Soviet Union was named Communism Peak (7,495 m; 24,590 ft). It is now called Qullai Ismoili Somoni. Can you identify in which of the five Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, or Uzbekistan) it is located? Hint: In The World Factbook, check the "Elevation extremes" entry in the Geography sections of these countries to find out.

Posted: Sep 26, 2013 11:44 AM
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2013 11:44 AM