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Background Notes - U.S. Dept. of State
Background Notes includes information about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
C.I.A. World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
Country Studies - Library of Congress
Country Studies 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.
Demographic and geographic data as well as current news articles on all countries.
This database is restricted to SUNY Old Westbury students, faculty and staff.
Human Development Reports
This website provides the United Nations' annual Human Development Report and country-level data.