The U.S. State Department provides information on geographic entities
and international organizations.
Volunteers at the University of Richmond School of Law present this
collection of national constitutions from around the world in English,
searchable by country.
From the World Bank Group, search by country or region for economic
profiles. Best for the upper high school student and beyond. See Welcome
Students and Teachers listed below for an easier to use version of
Countries of the
Contains maps, large pictures of national flags, short text and a substantial
list of country facts from Information Please, part of the Learning
Network which focuses on K-12 resources.
Includes articles from The Economist, a weekly international
news and business publication, with a searchable archive back to 1997.
After selecting a country, you may select links to Recent Articles,
Country Profile (which includes basic data, an economic and political
forecast and a description of the economic and political structure)and
Brief statistics at a glance for each country, including a “scorecard” showing
how each number compares to other countries. Prepared by Hannes Mungenast,
an Austrian student of International Business.
Comprehensive portal to a wide variety of sites including information
on countries, currencies, maps, flags and more, authored by an experienced
K-12 educator and technology training specialist.
of Congress Country Studies
A searchable database. Enter a country name or search topic
and click on the information you wish to see.
Scroll down for comparative information on countries of the world in
categories such as population, climate, size, gross national product
and more, from WorldAtlas.com.
Maps for printing provided by the Houghton Mifflin Co., publisher
of school textbooks.
to the World
Arranged by country and then categories, such as history, culture, geography
and many more, the links at this site were chosen by the Library of
Congress to provide in-depth information.
For projects about a country or region, select Exploring Countries and
Regions. For information on an issue such as health or poverty, select
Tackling the Issues. For statistical information, select Getting Down
to Data. From the World Bank Group.
Alphabetical listing of world countries from the United States
government. Provides basic country information, maps, large pictures
of national flags and text focused on geographic, political and economic
Cultural, social and geographic information useful for school
projects, as well as travel; includes information on holidays and "recommended
reading" for each country, from Lonely Planet, a travel book publishing
Maps for many countries and regions of the world, including historical
maps, provided by General Libraries of the University of Texas.
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October 2, 2012