Posts Tagged ‘Morocco’

The U.S. ranks 56th in arable land

31 May 2009 2 comments

According to the World Bank, 19% of the land in the United States is arable, which makes the United States tied for fifty-sixth with Morocco in that category. Bangladesh ranks first, with 61.1% arable land.

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The U.S. ranks 4th in phosphate reserves

1 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the U.S. Geological Survey’s 2009 Mineral Commodity Summary, the United States has 8% of the world’s phosphate reserves, enough to make the United States rank fourth in the world. Morocco and the Western Sahara ranks first, with 38% of the world’s phosphate reserves.