Countries, States, and
- The US
- Other Countries:
has a list of human rights issues around the world.
Online has a countries A to Z section and a
Notes for countries around the world provided
by the US State Department.
- Chiefs of State and Cabinet members
of foreign governments
- CIA World Factbook
- Comparative Criminal Justice has links
to sites abou the justice systems in France, Japan, the Russian Federation,
Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
Finder provides links to constitutions of the
world in English as well as the native language where available.
- Country Index points to texts of world
Information, Regional and World Rankings provides a wealth of information
for over 190 countries. As its title suggests, it also has rankings for
countries in categories such as illiteracy rates and number of people
- Country Studies Online
Calendar allows you to search for holidays
by country, date, or religion.
- Flag Trivia
- Flags of all Countries
of the World
- The Peace Corps' World Wise Schools Students' Pages provide links to maps, statistics, and toher county informaiton.
of the World provides current and historical
rulers of countries of the world.
- World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems
- Worldwide Holiday and Festival Site at JourneyMart is aimed at business travelers, but it works well for reports,
ranks and compares different nations on many different issues.
- Sites Focusing on Specific
Continents or Countries
- Afghanistan: Land in Crisis is provided
by National Geographic.
- Africa is the site designed for PBS's
documentary Africa. It is a rich resource for information on the regions
of Africa and their individual countries. Enjoy the maps, music clips,
Among Equals is dedicated to the lives and
history of the Prime Ministers of Canada.
Para Ninos covers the country's history, government,
plants, peoples, mythology, food, games, and music.
- Official Yearbook of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the full text of the publication online.
Includes history as well as up-to-date information on society.
Historical Society provides baisc information
on the Urhobo peoples of Southern Nigeria inclduing art, religion, economy,
and political system.
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