Fact Book and World
Leaders from the CIA
Profiles from the BBC (Great Britain).
Studies from the US State Department (very up-to-date)
Studies from the Library of Congress (extensive, but dated - ca.1993) see its Country Profiles for more updated information.
Cyberschoolbus (information portal for students
(UHS page for class projects on Africa)
European Union (EU)
International & Amnesty
International Human Rights by Country, ICRC
(International Committee of the Red Cross), Doctors
Without Borders, Environmental
Insights Cultural profiles from
the Canadian government's department of Foreign Affairs
and International Trade.
ProfilesCulture, etiquette, customs and protocol
guides from Kwintessential (a private translation
company based in the UK)
UN and Governments
Country and Global Statistics
from UN (compare countries in various categories)
Development Reports by Country quality of life statistics
Watch: UN resources on women and gender
economic and social statistics with particular reference
to the well being on children.
travel and clocks
Pages from Newseum.org (International
(Worldwide media portal)
from the CIA
Rinehart, & Winston Atlas (for a maplist
Official US Time (and Map)