Regional


BBC Country Profiles
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/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
cia.gov/library/publications/the-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.

City Population
citypopulation.de
Statistical tables and maps for the principal cities and agglomerations of the world.

Eldis Country and Region Profiles
eldis.org/country
Search for information on economic, political and environmental issues in countries throughout the world.

Island Directory
islands.unep.ch/isldir.htm
Basic environmental and geographic information on the significant islands of the world.

National Geographic: Travel & Cultures
travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel
Includes photos, maps, videos, flags and facts, all indexed by continent and country.

NationMaster.com
nationmaster.com
Provides country and regional graphs and descriptive statistics based on geography, military, economy, crime, education, and transportation.

Nations Online
nationsonline.org
A comprehensive portal to sites in various countries throughout the world.

UNdata
data.un.org/CountryProfile.aspx
Statistical profiles of countries compiled by the United Nations; with economic, social and environmental indicators.