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.

Links to news, business, and travel information, for western hemisphere countries.

National Geographic: Travel & Cultures

Includes photos, maps, videos, flags and facts, all indexed by continent and country.

Provides country and regional graphs and descriptive statistics based on geography, military, economy, crime, education, and transportation.


Statistical profiles of countries compiled by the United Nations; with economic, social and environmental indicators.

World Information

Key facts, indicators, country profiles, news, weather, currencies and comments on every country and territory.