February 2014

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Identify this country using the following clues

1. This large country borders four others and has 1,572 kilometres of coastline

2. Water accounts for 0.001 per cent of its land area, five times less than in the UK

3. Mining represents more than half of its foreign exchange earnings

4. It has one of the world's highest rates of HIV/AIDS prevalence: 13.1 per cent

5. A third of adult females in this country smoke. Only three others - Venezela, Nauru and Guinea - have a higher rate

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