From the Library of Congress, this resource 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.
The executive department responsible for international relations. The State Department's website includes the information about ambassadors to other countries, and diplomatic and economic relations between the U.S. and over 200 countries and regions.
Provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. The database covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960. Browsable by country, general topic, and indicator.
International Organizations & Foreign Government Information
Provides access to a wealth of international data, including statistics on global finance, development, economic conditions, national governance, business, education, gender, health and nutrition, and more.
Consists of the online equivalent of the printed Encyclopedia Britannica plus numerous supplementary resources, including the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, select magazine and journal articles, thousands of photographs and illustrations, and links to additional websites reviewed by the Britannica editors.