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US State Department
Provides information on geographic entities and international organizations.
BBC News - Country Profiles
History, politics, economic information, and background on key institutions in countries and territories.
CIA World Factbook
Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
Country Insights (Global Affairs Canada)
Links to websites for virtually every country in the world. Contains cultural information which answer intercultural questions from a Canadian and a local point of view.
Country Studies - Library of Congress
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.
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Provides access to country reports that are based on discussions between IMF Staff and country officials which focus on economic growth, developments and policies.
Provides worldwide statistics with country comparisons using graphs and maps.
Nations (Library of Congress, Law Library)
Links to legal and government resources of individual countries, often with English translations.
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