CIA World Factbook - U.S. government profiles of countries and territories around the world. Information on geography, people, government, transportation, economy, communications, military, and transnational issues.
» BBC Country Profiles - Provides guide to history, politics and economic background of numerous countries. Also includes audio and video clips from the BBC archives.
» City Population - Statistical tables and maps for the principal cities and agglomerations of the world.
» Eldis Country Profiles - Search for information on economic, political and environmental issues in countries throughout the world. Eldis makes a qualitative selection of materials and structures it for easy access.
» GlobalTower.com - Links to news, business, and travel information, for western hemisphere countries.
» Island Directory - Basic environmental and geographic information on the significant islands of the world.
» Munisource - A world-wide directory of municipal, town and city web sites, and a resource for elected and municipal officials. Includes chat and a forum. Tenders, policies, bylaws and job postings can be listed here.
» National Geographic: People and Places - Includes photos, maps, videos, flags and facts, all indexed by continent and country.
» NationMaster.com - Provides country and regional graphs and descriptive statistics based on geography, military, economy, crime, education, and transportation.
» Nations Online - Comprehensive portal to sites in various countries throughout the world.
» Webteka - Directory of countries with flags, basic information and links to country directories and government sites.
» World Information - Key facts, indicators, country profiles, news, weather, currencies and comments on every country and territory.