Countries Research Project
Search by the country of your choice in the A-Z database.
Find facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy and foreign relations.
Library of Congress
Search by country or continent. The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
Published by the Council on Foreign Relations
US Department of State
(This agency has taken over the functions of the former United States Information Agency (USIA). The agency’s Washington File is a particularly good source of foreign policy information.)
This site delivers information about current US foreign policy and about American life and culture.
Searchable by world regions.
Countries of the World
22 years of world facts from the USA CIA World Factbooks, the United Nations Statistical Office and The Library of Congress. Search by country for history, population, government, economy, military, and international issues.
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.