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Literacy rates of Asian countries

I think data.worldbank.org is going to be your best bet for getting this information. Here is a direct link to the indicator for "Adult literacy rate, population 15+ years, both sexes (%)" (SE.ADT....
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Data on the number of cats and dogs kept as pets in Asia and Africa

This Paper provides tables of ownership estimates of dogs and cats for most world countries. There is a description of the collection methodology.
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Kazakhstan hydro datasets

Natural Earth Data has Rivers and Lake Centerlines and Lakes and Reservoirs. The USGS Earth Explorer will let you download data from anywhere in the world. Type "Kazakhstan" into the place search ...
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Older Satellite Images from Saudi Arabia

You can search the Earth Explorer website by the USGS. It is a fairly complete archive of what is available from most western agencies. You can search by date and location. https://earthexplorer.usgs....
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Demographic data for asian countries

if you want something comparable to the united states decennial census, then you want https://international.ipums.org/international/
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Demographic data for asian countries

Given the breadth of your question, there are probably a lot of other good resources which should be listed, but here are three of the big ones. The Population Reference Bureau's DataFinder provides ...
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Surname - Cast/Ethnicity Mapping for Nepali Names

This unofficial blog has the top names per group (16 Newar, 15 Khas- Chhetri/Thakuri/Sanyasi, 15 Khas-Brahmin, 5 Tamang, 5 Magar) https://nepalfederalismdebate.wordpress.com/2014/06/12/most-common-...
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Open GIS data for SE Asia - Political and Administrative Polygons

I don't see any link to here : http://www.diva-gis.org/ https://hub.arcgis.com/pages/open-data https://gadm.org/ http://dataportals.org/ If you are a ESRI ArcGIS Desktop user then they have ArcGIS ...
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Where can I find GIS sub-division boundary data of Saudi Arabia and Turkmenistan?

You can have a look at OpenStreetMap (OSM). In OSM, administrative boundaries are represented using the key boundary=administrative and levels of these boundaries are represented by the key ...
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List of Codified Laws from Around the World in Structured Format?

I don't know much but am wondering the same thing. Here are some resources to start, from the Library of Congress (copied for reference): Free American State Papers, 1789-1838 (Contains the ...
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Administrative divisions of Cambodia

If this is what you are looking for then here it is http://www.gadm.org/download
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Historical land cover (land use) in Central Asia

Have you checked this out ? http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/ http://reverb.echo.nasa.gov/reverb/#utf8=%E2%9C%93&spatial_map=satellite&spatial_type=rectangle http://www.aag.org/cs/...
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Freely available geospatial data for the capital cities in Southeast Asia

Spatial datasets for mass transit are usually published by municipal or state / district level governments (if at all), so I think it's going to be tough going in trying to find an open dataset for ...
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Freely available geospatial data for the capital cities in Southeast Asia

See if this is what you are looking for ? http://www.diva-gis.org/Data ESRI has their Open data http://opendata.arcgis.com/ or you can google it to find them. Maybe contact universities ...
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