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Websites Selected by Librarians
  • aneki.com Country Information, Regional and World Rankings lists of such things as richest, most populous, largest, cleanest, etc.
  • Avoiding Armageddon This timely series from Ted Turner Documentaries explores the explosive intersection between terrorism and weapons of mass destruction. Viewers are taken to some of the most dangerous places in the world to see dramatic human stories that convey the threats from nuclear, biological and chemical weapons, as well as the hope that the world can still choose to avoid Armageddon.
  • BBC News Country Profiles instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries
  • Country Codes a list of Internet Domain Name Codes for countries
  • Country Studies, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
  • FIRST Facts on International Relations and Security Trends a free-of-charge service for politicians, journalists, researchers and the interested public. This database covers areas in the field of international relations and security, such as hard facts on armed conflicts and peace keeping, arms production and trade, military expenditure, armed forces and conventional weapons holding, nuclear weapons, chronology, statistics and other reference data
  • GeographyIQ an online world atlas packed with geographic, economic, political, historical and cultural information. In addition, GeographyIQ brings together a number of other resources including maps, flags, currency conversion as well as climate and time zone information
  • International Government
  • International Programs The U.S. Census Bureau provides both short- and long-term technical assistance on a wide variety of topics related to censuses, surveys, and information systems
  • Middle East Research Institute With continuing tension in the Middle East, the Middle East Research Institute (MEMRI) offers increasingly relevant information for users interested in constructing a balanced perspective about the region's conflicts
  • NationMaster handy way to graphically compare nations
  • Organization of American States the world's oldest regional organization. It is the principal forum in the hemisphere for dialogue on political, economic and social issues. Every country in the Americas is a member of the Organization
  • United Nations this site provides detailed information about the U.N.'s history, structure and functions, U.N. news and events and links to numerous full-text documents such as resolutions, committee reports and conference publications
  • United Nations and Systems of Organizations an extensive collection of links to UN and UN related agencies like the World Bank, World Trade Organization, UNESCO
  • Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO), who strive to protect their human and cultural rights, preserve their environments, and to find non-violent solutions to conflicts which affect them
  • World Factbook basic information on countries of the world including population, governance, economy, geography, people, transportation, defense, and communication
  • World Map collection at University of Texas
  • World Statesman Comprehensive list of statesmen and world leaders since 1760 , arranged by region and country, with dates of birth and death, and additional information on flags, maps, anthems, and political parties. Includes links to related resources