BBC Country Profiles
Provides guide to history, politics and economic background of numerous countries. Also includes audio and video clips from the BBC archives.
CIA World Factbook
U.S. government profiles of countries and territories around the world. Information on geography, people, government, transportation, economy, communications, military, and transnational issues.
Statistical tables and maps for the principal cities and agglomerations of the world.
Eldis Country and Region Profiles
Search for information on economic, political and environmental issues in countries throughout the world.
Basic environmental and geographic information on the significant islands of the world.
National Geographic: Travel & Cultures
Includes photos, maps, videos, flags and facts, all indexed by continent and country.
Provides country and regional graphs and descriptive statistics based on geography, military, economy, crime, education, and transportation.
A comprehensive portal to sites in various countries throughout the world.
Statistical profiles of countries compiled by the United Nations; with economic, social and environmental indicators.